British label Toccata Classics under the licence from the Lithuanian Music Information and Publishing Centre released a CD with Vytautas Bacevičius' (1905-1970) symphonic music. The new release includes Concerto for piano and symphony orchestra No. 1 (1929), Poème électrique (1932), Symphony No. 2 (1940) and late opuses – Symphony No. 6 (1960) and Graphique (1964). All works performed by the Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Vytautas Lukočius and Martynas Staškus.
Toccata Classics, according to its owner Martin Anderson, "has been created expressly to explore unjustly neglected repertoire. [...] Incredibly, only one of Reicha's 40 or so string quartets is on CD; there are quite literally hundreds of Lassus motets that have still to be recorded, and around 40 of Palestrina's masses -- and there's almost nothing of Palestrina's successor, Giovanni Maria Nanino, on disc. The music of Nordic and Baltic composers is inadequately represented on CD, as is the work of non-operatic Italian composers such as Pizzetti and Ghedini."
The new release in allmusic.com has scored high points as a high standard release. Reviewer Dave Lewis writes: "Once you think the resources of the early twentieth century avant-garde have finally been exhausted, then someone else pulls up the corner of a page of forgotten music and delivers yet another historical salvo. [...] It is quite difficult to describe the music well in a few words; superficially it may sound like Varèse or Mosolov, but it has clarity of orchestral thinking more like Honegger. Yet Bacevičius' musical style is its own brand; while he assimilated some of the models that all of these composers shared, such as Scriabin, he really doesn't sound like them, either. Bacevičius: Orchestral Music will knock the socks off listeners who enjoy meaty contemporary music that is neither tame nor too cold and formally arch — too bad Frank Zappa didn't live to hear this composer."