The new longlist of the annual awards 2021 is online!

The new longlist of the annual awards 2021 is online!

The German Record Critics’ Award presents the longlist with all nominations for the annual awards of 2021.

06.09.2021 – The jurors nominated a total of 103 outstanding new recording productions that were released on the German-speaking market in the last eighteen months – titles from all musical genres, including audiobooks.

The 10 titles that will come out ahead will be announced on the 22th of September 2021.

The following jury members were involved in the 2021 annual committee: Manuel Brug (Jury Opera II), Eleonore Büning (Jury Chamber Music II), Jörn Florian Fuchs (Jury Verbal Art), Christine Heise (Jury Rock), Julia Kaiser (Jury Chamber Music II), Christian Kröber (Jury Keyboard Music I), Tobias Rapp (Jury Club & Dance), Isabel Steppeler (Jury Electronic and Experimental), Markus Thiel (Jury Lieder and Vocal recital) and Matthias Wegner (Jury Jazz II)

Longlist Annual Awards 2021

  • »Bach Mirror«. Thomas Enhco, Vassilena Serafimova (Sony)
  • »Bells« – Piano Works by Bartók, J S Bach, Debussy, Crumb etc. Anthony Romaniuk (Alpha)
  • »Eugene Ormandy & The Philadelphia Orchestra«. The Columbia Legacy (Sony)
  • »Fritz Busch Series« Vol 1-10. (Pristine Audio)
  • »Identigration« – Bridges-Kammerorchester, Shehata, Mayrhofer etc. (Bridges Musik verbindet)
  • »Melancholy Grace« – Works for Harpsichord by Frescobaldi, Rossi, Strozzi etc. Jean Rondeau (Erato)
  • »Praetorius & Italy« – RIAS Kammerchor, Capella de la Torre, Katharina Bäuml etc. (DHM)
  • »Silver Age« – Works by Prokofieff, Scriabin etc. Daniil Trifonov, Mariinsky O, Gergiev (DG)
  • »Sonatas For Three Violins« – Works by Pachelbel etc. Ensemble Diderot, Pramsohler (Audax)
  • »The Brandenburg Project« – Antje Weithaas, Swedish Chamber O, Thomas Dausgaard (BIS)
  • »Tribute To Erling Blöndal Bengtsson«. Danish Radio Recordings 1962–1987 (Danacord)
  • »Vanitas« – Lieder by Schubert, Beethoven, Rihm. Georg Nigl, Olga Pashchenko (Alpha)
  • »What’s Next Vivaldi?« – Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Il Giardino Armonico, Antonini (Alpha)
  • »Wolfgang Amadé Mozart: Imperial Hall Concerts« –100 Years Mozart Festival at Würzburg (Orfeo)
  • Alfano: Risurrezione. Duprels etc., O del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Lanzillotta, Cucchi (Dynamic)
  • Andriessen: The Only One. Nora Fischer, Los Angeles Philharmonic O, Salonen (Nonesuch)
  • Beethoven: Bagatelles op. 33, 119, 126 etc. Paul Lewis (harmonia mundi)
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 A Major op. 92. MusicAeterna, Teodor Currentzis (Sony)
  • Bertrand: Vertigo. Zafraan Ensemble, KNM Berlin, WDR SinfonieO etc. (bastille musique)
  • Biber: Harmonia Artificiosa-Ariosa. Les Passions de l’Ame, Meret Lüthi etc. (Sony)
  • Brahms: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2. András Schiff, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (ECM)
  • Bruckner: The Symphonies – The Story – The Film. Münchner Philh, Valery Gergiev (Arthaus Musik)
  • Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri etc. Ensemble Correspondances, Sébastien Daucé (harmonia mundi)
  • Desprez: Masses. The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips (Gimell)
  • Gourzi: Anájikon. Nils Mönkemeyer, William Joun, Lucerne Academy O, Minguet Quartett (ECM)
  • Hammerschmidt: Ach Jesus stirbt, Die mit Tränen säen etc. Vox Luminis, Meunieur (Ricercar)
  • Henry: La Dixième Symphonie. O Phil de Radio France etc., Rophé, Mantovani etc. (Alpha)
  • Iannotta: Moult etc., Klangforum Wien, Münchner KammerO, Poppe, Schuldt etc. (Kairos)
  • Ives: Symphonies Nos. 1-4. Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Gustavo Dudamel (DG)
  • Janáček: On an overgrown path, Sonata 1.X.1905, In the mists. Lars Vogt (Ondine)
  • Laks: Complete works for voice and piano. Ania Vegri, Katarzyna Wasiak, Dominique Horwitz (eda)
  • Liszt: Schwanengesang S 560, Quartre Valses oubliées S 215. Can Çakmur (BIS)
  • Lucier (& Bach): Sitting in a Room. Herfurtner, Blessing, Ellée, Albach, Mantcheva (bastille musique)
  • Lukas Ligeti: That Which Has Remained… That Which Will Emerge (col legno)
  • Mahler: Symphony No. 4. Anna Lucia Richter, Bamberger Symphoniker, Jakub Hrůša (Accentus)
  • Mahler: Symphony No. 7. Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Petrenko (Bayerische Staatsoper Recordings)
  • Mozart: Così fan tutte. Dreisig, Desandre, Kränzle etc., Wiener Phil, Mallwitz/Loy DVD (Erato)
  • Neuwirth: Solo – Chamber Music. Klangforum Wien (Kairos)
  • Ockeghem: Missa Prolationum. L’ultima parola (Raumklang)
  • Pergolesi: Stabat Mater etc. Semenzato, Richardot, Ensemble Resonanz, Minasi (harmonia mundi)
  • Poppe: Filz, Stoff, Wald. Tabea Zimmermann, Ensemble Resonanz Poppe (Wergo)
  • Rameau: Les Boréades. Cachet etc., Collegium 1704, Václav Luks (Chateau de Versailles Spectacles)
  • Saint-Saëns: Duos pour piano et cordes. Ensemble Le Déluge, Laurent Wagschal (Ad Vitam)
  • Schönberg: Pierrot lunaire op. 21 etc. Patricia Kopatchinskaja etc. (Alpha)
  • Schubert: Symphony No. 7 D 759 etc. Kammerochester Basel, Holliger (Sony)
  • Schulhoff: Complete Songs. Im, Begemann, Baumgartner, Simon (bastille musique)
  • Schumann: Complete Works for Piano solo, Vol. 1-15. Florian Uhlig (Hänssler Classic)
  • Sibelius: Complete Recordings On Deutsche Grammophon. Berliner Phil, Karajan (DG)
  • Vivaldi, Rolla, Tartini, Paganini: Viola Concertos. Mönkemeyer, L’Arte Del Mondo, Ehrhardt (Sony)

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  • »Anfürsich es es zo leis & Anfürsich weed et widder laut« (Torburg Records)
  • »Piazzolla – The Years Of The Shark«. A Film by Daniel Rosenfeld. Astor Piazzolla (Euroarts)
  • AC/DC: Power Up (Columbia Records)
  • Actress: Karma & Desire (Ninja Tune)
  • Alina Kalancea: Impedance (Important)
  • Angel Bat Dawid & Tha Brothahood: Live (International Anthem)
  • Annett Kuhr & Sue Sheehan: Eine Reise – A Journey (stimme & musik)
  • Avalon Emerson: DJ-Kicks (!K7)
  • Ayom: Ayom (Flowfish)
  • Ballaké Sissoko: Djourou (No Format)
  • Bicep: Isles (Ninja Tune)
  • Bobby Gillespie and Jehnny Beth: Utopian Ashes (Silvertone)
  • Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino: Meridiana (Ponderosa)
  • Chris Eckman: Where the Spirit Rests (Glitterhouse)
  • David Bowie: Modern love (BBE Records)
  • Del Amitri: Fatal Mistakes (Sony)
  • Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra: Promises (Luaka Bop)
  • FloBêr: SoWeit (Silberblick Musik)
  • Gary Louris: Jump For Joy (Sham Records/Thirty Tigers)
  • Gentle Giant: Free Hand – 2021 Remix by Steven Wilson (Alucard Publishing)
  • George Leitenberger: Blackbox (Silberblick Musik)
  • Ghalia Benali, Romina Lischka, Vincent Noiret: Call to prayer (Fuga Libera)
  • Gulda: Symphony in G for Jazzband etc. Südfunk-Tanzorchester etc., Gulda (SWR Classic)
  • Hooshyar Khayam, Bamdad Afshar: RAAZ (30M)
  • Jakob Bro, Arve Henriksen, Jorge Rossy: Uma Elmo (ECM)
  • Kelly Lee Owens: Inner Song (Smalltown Supersound)
  • Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra: The Unreleased WDR Jazz Recordings 1957-1974 (Jazzline)
  • Le-Thanh Ho: Panoptikum (BSC Music/Focus)
  • Martin & Garp: Sentimental Fools (Légére Recordings)
  • Mary Halvorson’s Code Girl: Artlessly Falling (Firehouse 12)
  • Masayoshi Fujita: Bird Ambience (Erased Tapes)
  • Michael Wollny: Mondenkind (ACT)
  • Michel Portal: MP85 (Label Bleu)
  • Misagh Joolaee: Unknown Nearness (Eigenverlag)
  • Nils Wogram: Bright Lights (nWog)
  • Sebastian Krämer: Liebeslieder an deine Tante (Reptiphon)
  • Spirit Adrift: Enlightened in Eternity (Century Media)
  • Stephan Kondert: SK x Angelite (4×6 Records)
  • Strom & Wasser: Blütezeit der Idiotie (Traumton)
  • Susan Weinert Rainbow Trio: Der Baum vor meinem Fenster (Tough Tone Records)
  • Tara Fuki: Motyle (Indies Scope)
  • The Notwist: Vertigo Days (Morr Music)
  • Urtidsdjur: Urtidsdjur (Som Sverker Recordings)
  • Vincent Neil Emerson (La Honda Records/Thirty Tigers)
  • Yola: Stand For Myself (Easy Eye Sound/Concord)
  • Yumi Ito: Stardust Crystals (Unit Records)
  • Zurich Jazz Orchestra & Steffen Schorn: Dedications (Mons)

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  • Barack Obama: Ein verheißenes Land. Andreas Fröhlich (der Hörverlag)
  • De-Phazz und Freunde: Unsere Welt. Dana Geissler (Argon)
  • Paul Celan: Eine Annäherung. Jens Harzer (speak low)
  • Roger Willemsen: Landschaften. Maria Schrader, Franziska Hölscher etc. (Zweitausendeins)
  • Saal 101. Dokumentarhörspiel zum NSU-Prozess. Ulrich Lampen, Katja Bürkle etc. (der Hörverlag)
  • Saša Stanišić: Hey, hey, hey, Taxi! Reading by the author (Mairisch Verlag)
  • Unter meinem Bett Vol 1-6. Olli Schulz, Francesco Wilking, Bosse, Pohlmann etc. (Oetinger Audio)
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