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RECORDINGS

From legendary albums to today's digital downloads produced live in Orchestra Hall, discover our rich history of recorded music.


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Naxos Releases

Leonard Slatkin & the DSO record on Naxos Records. Browse through our current library, available on iTunes or Amazon.com:

McTee: Symphony No. 1: Ballet for Orchestra; Circuits; Einstein's Dream; Double Play

Leonard Slatkin, Detroit Symphony Orchestra

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Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 1 & Isle of the Dead

Leonard Slatkin, Detroit Symphony Orchestra

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Copland: Rodeo / Dance Panels / El salón México / Danzón cubano

Leonard Slatkin, Detroit Symphony Orchestra

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Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 3 / Symphonic Dances

Leonard Slatkin, Detroit Symphony Orchestra

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Borzova: Songs for Lada / To The New World

Leonard Slatkin, Valentina Fleer, Valentina Kozak, Detroit Symphony Orchestra & Michigan State University Children's Choir

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John Williams: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra

Leonard Slatkin, Detroit Symphony Orchestra & Emmanuelle Boisvert

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John Williams: Horn Concerto

Karl Pituch, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin & John Williams

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Rachmaninov, S.: Symphony No. 2 / Vocalise

Leonard Slatkin & Detroit Symphony Orchestra

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Lokumbe, H.: Dear Mrs. Parks

Janice Chandler-Eteme, Kevin Deas, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Wilkins, Jevetta Steele, Taylor Lee Gardner, Rackham Symphony Choir & Brazeal Dennard Chorale

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Daugherty: Fire and Blood, MotorCity Triptych & Raise the Roof

Neeme Järvi, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Ida Kavafian & Brian Jones

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Digital Box Set

Beethoven Nine Symphonies Digital Box Set

Enjoy all 9 symphonies on your computer, on your iPod or other personal music device, or in the car. 

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and download for just $24.99 on InstantEncore.com

 

About the Album

Music Director Leonard Slatkin and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra release the first direct-to-digital live Beethoven cycle by one of the world's major orchestras!

The Complete Nine Symphonies digital album were recorded live in Detroit's historic Orchestra Hall • February 8 - 24, 2013

High Quality MP3 -  256kbps

Leonard Slatkin conductor
Joni Henson soprano
Kelley O'Connor mezzo soprano
Vale Rideout tenor
Jason Grant bass-baritone
UMS Choral Union

Digital Booklet

 

Grammy Award-winning producer Blanton Alspaugh

Blanton Alspaugh collaborates regularly with Leonard Slatkin and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.  Since 2009 he's produced—and continues to produce—multiple DSO albums for the Naxos label, including the Grammy-nominated Rachmaninov Symphony 2, the complete concertos of John Williams, the orchestral works of Copland, and more.  A senior producer at classical music recording and production company Soundmirror, Blanton oversees recording projects ranging in size from the largest operatic and symphonic productions to solo piano.  Frequently invited to advise the world's top artists and ensembles on matters of repertoire and media strategy, Blanton has received fourteen Grammy nominations, including five nominations as Classical Producer of the Year. He received a B.S. in Music Education from Tennessee Technological University and a M.M. in Orchestral Conducting from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University.

Legacy Recordings

Browse a selection of our historical releases below

or click on the following links for a more extensive listing: Discography (.pdf) | Historical Discography (.pdf)

 



Black Composers Series Reissue: 
2-CD Set
(DSO 1111)
Paul Freeman, conductor

Disc One: Roque Cordero: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, featuring violinist Sanford Allen, and Eight Miniatures for Small Orchestra. 

Disc Two: George Walker: Piano Concerto with Natalie Hinderas, Adolphus Hailstork: Celebration!, and Hale Smith: Ritual and Incantations.


American Series Vol. 1  CHAN 8958
Samuel Barber: Overture to The School for Scandal,
  Op. 5
Symphony No. 1 Op. 9 (in one movement)
Amy Beach: Symphony in E minor Op.32 (Gaelic)

Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded: Jan. 19-20, 1991 at Orchestra Hall

DSO Recording

CHAN 8996
Albert Roussel: Symphony No. 3
Bacchus et Ariane: Suite No. 2
Maurice Ravel: La Valse
Boléro

Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded: May 10-11, 1991 at Orchestra Hall


American Series Vol. 2  CHAN 9053
Charles Ives: Symphony No. 1
Samuel Barber: Three Essays for Orchestra

Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded: Nov. 8-9, 1991 at Orchestra Hall

DSO Recording

CHAN 9072
Claude Debussy: La Mer
Albert Roussel: Symphony No. 4
Sinfonietta
Darius Milhaud: Suite provencale

Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded: Jan. 11-12, 1992 at Orchestra Hall


American Series Vol. 3  CHAN 9154
William Grant Still: Symphony No. 1
   ("Afro-American")
Duke Ellington: Suite from the River

Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded:Oct. 6 & 10, 1992 at Orchestra Hall

DSO Recordings

American Series Vol. 4  CHAN 9169
Samuel Barber: Symphony No. 2
Adagio for Strings
George Frederick Bristow: Symphony in F Sharp
   Minor

Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded:Jan. 28-31, 1993 at Orchestra Hall

DSO Recordings

Encore!  CHAN 9227
Emmanuel Chabrier:Le Roi malgre lui: Fete Polonaise
Mikhail Glinka: Kamarinskaya, Fantasia for Orchestra
  Valse fantasie
Jean Sibelius: Andante festivo for String Orchestra
Giovanni Bolzoni: Minuetto
Antonín Dvorák: Humoresque Op.101 No. 7
  arranged Shilkret
Emil Darzins: Valse melancolique
Duke Ellington: Solitude arranged Gould
Dmitri Shostakovich: The Gadfly: Romance 
Modest Mussorgsky: Gopak
Claude Debussy: Clair de Lune arranged Mouton
Robert Schumann: Abendlied Op.107 No. 6
   arranged Saint-Saëns
Janis Medins: Aria
George Gershwin: Promenade: Walking the Dog
John Philip Sousa: The Stars and Stripes Forever

Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded: Nov. 9, 1991; Jan. 12, 1992; Oct. 2, 1992; Jan. 28 & 31, 1993, Apr. 25, 1993, at Orchestra Hall

DSO Recordings

Encore Live!  DSOH 01
Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumble Bee
Luigi Boccherini/arr. Dumont: Minuet from String
   Quintet No. 5 in E Major, Op. 13
Ole Bull/arr. Svendsen: Solitude Sur La
   Montagne, from Mélodie de Ole Bull
Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov: Procession of the Sardar,
   from Caucasion Sketches Suite No. 1.
Johannes Brahms/arr. Hermann: Liebeslieder Waltz
   No. 1, Op. 52
Ernest Gillet: Loin du Bal (with cellist Italo Babini)
Ole Bull/arr. Svendsen: Romance for Violin and
   Orchestra in G Major, Op. 26 (with violinist
   Emmanuelle Boisvert)
Anatol Liadov: Musical Snuffbox, Op. 32
Giacomo Puccini: Humming Chorus from
   Madame Butterfly (with UMS Choral Union and
   violist Alexander Mishvaevski)
John Philip Sousa: Semper Fidelis March
Eduard Tubin: Ingliska and Kivikasukas, from
   Estonian Folk Dances
George Friderick Handel: Largo (Ombra, Mai Fu),
   from Xerxes
Frank W. Meacham: American Patrol
Edvard Armas Järnefelt: Berceuse (with violinist
   Emmanuelle Boisvert and cellist Italo Babini)
Alexander Glazunov: Triumphal March in E-flat
   Major, Op. 40 (with the UMS Choral Union)
Johann II & Josef Strauss: Pizzicato Polka

Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded: Apr. 4-6, 1991; Apr. 9-12, 1992; Sept. 24-26, 1992; Dec. 3-5, 1992; Sept. 23-25, 1993; Jan. 11-13, 1994; Mar. 17-19, 1994; Apr. 14-17, 1994; Sept. 29 - Oct. 1, 13 & 15, 1994; Apr. 28-30, 1995; May 4-6, 1995; Sept. 28-30, 1995; Jan. 5-7, 1996, Mar. 14-16, 1996; Nov. 7-9, 1996; at Orchestra Hall

DSO Recordings

American Series Vol. 5  CHAN 9226
William Grant Still: Symphony No. 2 ("Song of a
   New Race")
William Levi Dawson: Negro Folk Symphony
Duke Ellington: Harlem

Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded: Jan. 28-31, 1993; Oct. 6 & 10, 1992; Apr. 25, 1993, at Orchestra Hall

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DSO Recordings

CHAN 9261
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Concerto Elégiaque
Variations on a Theme of Corelli
Vocalise

Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded: Oct. 10 & 11, 1993, at Orchestra Hall

DSO Recordings

American Series Vol. 6  CHAN 9253
George Whitefield Chadwick :  Symphony No. 3
Samuel Barber: Two orchestral excerpts from
  Vanessa
Music for a Scene from Shelley
Medea´s Meditation and Dance of Vengeance

Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded: Apr. 25 & 26, 1993, Jan. 16, 1994, at Orchestra Hall


CHAN 9328
Zedenek Fibich : Symphony No. 2 in E flat Major
Symphony No. 3 in E Minor

Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded: May 22-23, 1994, at Orchestra Hall


CHAN 9324
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: The Snow Maiden



Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded: Jan. 15-16, 1994, at Orchestra Hall


CHAN 9331
David Balakrishnan: Suite: 'Spider Dreams`
Jeff Beal: Interchange
Dizzy Gillespie/arr. Balakrishnan and Mendoza:
   A Night in Tunisia 
Miles Davis & Victor Feldman/arr. Turtle Island
   String Quartet: Blue in Green/Seven Steps
   to Heaven
Johann Sebastian Bach/arr, Seidenberg:
   Bach`s Lunch
Tower of Power/arr. Seidenbert: Who Do You Think You Are?


Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded: May 19-21, 1994, at Orchestra Hall


American Series Vol. 7  CHAN 9334
George Whitefield Chadwick:
Symphony No. 2 inB-flat Major
Symphonic Sketches


Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded: Apr. 24-25, 1993, Jan. 16, 1994, at Orchestra Hall


CHAN 7007
Albert Roussel: Symphony No. 3
Symphony No. 4
Bacchus & Ariane: Suite No. 2
Sinfonietta

Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded: May 10-11, 1991, Jan. 11-12, 1991, at Orchestra Hall


CHAN 9336
Bedrich Smetana: Má Vlast

Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded: Jan. 28-29, 1993; Mar. 26-27, 1994; May 23, 1994, at Orchestra Hall


American Series Vol. 8  CHAN 9390
Charles Ives: Symphony No. 2
Paul Creston: Symphony No. 2

Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded: Apr. 29 - May 1, 1995, at Orchestra Hall


CHAN 9357
Franz Schmidt: Symphony No. 1
Richard Strauss: Intermezzo


Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded: Nov. 12-13, 1994, at Orchestra Hall


CHAN 9419
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Suite. No. 3
Francesca da Rimini

Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded: Mar. 10-12, 1995, at Orchestra Hall


American Series Vol. 9  CHAN 9439
Randall Thompson: Symphony No. 2
George Whitefield Chadwick: Melpomene Overture
Rip Van Winkle Overture (World Premier Recording)
Tam O´Shanter - Symphonic Ballad

Neeme Järvi
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Recorded: Apr. 29, 1995; May 6, 1995, at Orchestra Hall

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