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  • cantus song of a czechNew Classical Tracks: Song of a Czech
    Dvorak is best known for his orchestral music, Janacek for his operas -- but they both composed choral music, as a new disc from vocal ensemble Cantus shows.January 22, 2014
  • leonidas kavakos brahms violin concerto albumNew Classical Tracks: Blending classical and folk with Brahms
    Leonidas Kavakos is a third-generation Greek violinist. His grandfather was a folk fiddler; his father was a classically trained violinist. On his new recording of Brahms violin works, Leonidas Kavakos blends both of these worlds.January 15, 2014
  • leos janacek the piano cathy krierNew Classical Tracks: Diving into Janacek's piano works
    Luxembourg pianist Cathy Krier has immersed herself in the piano music of Leos Janacek. On her new recording she shares that music, along with the story of a composer who wrote authentic music that was ahead of its time.January 8, 2014
  • antioch chamber ensemble, though love be a dayNew Classical Tracks: 'though love be a day'
    Antioch Chamber Ensemble, a 12-voice mixed choir from the New York area, have a new CD that puts clear, warm sound in the spotlight with 15 song settings by composer Matthew Brown.January 1, 2014
  • canadian brass christmas time is here albumNew Classical Tracks: An Animated Holiday Celebration
    The Canadian Brass challenges itself to feature arrangements and music that audiences will love as much as it does. That continues on a new holiday recording titled Christmas Time is Here, which pays tribute to some of the most popular animated specials created for the holidays. It's on this week's New Classical Tracks.December 23, 2013

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