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Bext Adagio Voices 100

Album Summary

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Songs (14), Op. 34
>Barber, Samuel : Agnus Dei
>Fauré, Gabriel : Pavane, Op. 50
>Vivaldi, Antonio : Giustino, RV 717
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Cosi fan tutte, K 588
>Handel, George Frideric : Saul
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492
>Rossini, Gioachino : L'assedio di Corinto
>Catalani, Alfredo : La Wally
>Verdi, Giuseppe : La forza del destino
>Delibes, Leo [Composer] : Lakme, opera
>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne
>Bizet, Georges : The Pearl Fishers, opera
>Puccini, Giacomo : Gianni Schicchi, opera
>Dvorak, Antonin : Rusalka
>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : The Tsar's Bride
>Bellini, Vincenzo : Norma, opera
>Handel, George Frideric : Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno
>Purcell, Henry : Dido and Aenaeas
>Handel, George Frideric : MEDLEY
>Monteverdi, Claudio : Interrotte speranze, eterna fede
>Rameau, Jean-Philippe : Hippolyte et Aricie
>Handel, George Frideric : Il Delirio amoroso
>Bellini, Vincenzo : La sonnambula, opera
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Otello
>Naumann, Johann Gottlieb : Gustaf Wasa
>Chausson, Ernest : La légende de Sainte-Cécile
>Thomas, Ambroise : Hamlet
>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot
>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt
>Mahler, Gustav : Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
>Strauss, Richard : Lieder (5), Op. 41
>Strauss, Richard : Lieder (8), Op. 49
>Stravinsky, Igor : Pulcinella
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 47, "Wer sich selbst erhohet," BWV 47 (BC A141)
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244
>Handel, George Frideric : Dixit Dominus
>Pergolesi, Giovanni : Stabat Mater
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Ave verum corpus
>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Laudate Dominum
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Magnificat
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Mass in C minor, K 427 (417a) "Great"
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Mass in B minor, BWV 232
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Requiem for soloists, chorus, and orchestra, K. 626
>Suppe, Franz v. : Requiem in D minor
>Bomtempo, J. Domingos : Messe de Requiem, for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 23
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Psaume 42
>Bruckner, Anton : Missa Solemnis, WAB 30
>Fauré, Gabriel : Requiem, Op. 48
>Duruflé, Maurice : Requiem
>Allegri, Gregorio : Miserere
>Purcell, Henry : Man that is born of a woman
>Monteverdi, Claudio : Selva morale e spirituale
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Requiem Mass
>Poulenc, Francis : Gloria in G major
>Fauré, Gabriel : Ave Verum, Op. 65
>Poulenc, Francis : Motets pour le temps de Noël
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Ave Maria
>Pärt, Arvo : Magnificat
>Tavener, John : Lament of the Mother of God
>Traditional, Basque : Maitea, nun zira?
>Traditional, Scottish : Loch Lomond
>Chant, Byzantine Melkite : Al-yawma-l-batul, Kondakion of the Nativity
>Chant, Gregorian : Veni creator spiritus, hymn in mode 8
>Traditional Spiritual : Lord, I can't turn back
>Chant, Gregorian : Salve Regina, antiphon in mode 1
>Traditional, Christmas : Away in a Manger
>Hugh de Courson / Youenn : Berceuse de Grainne pour Diarmait (after Vivaldi)
>Villa-Lobos, Heitor : Bachiana brasileira no 5 for Soprano and 8 Cellos
>Purcell, Henry : Music for a while
>Monteverdi, Claudio : Hor che'l ciel e la Terra
>Schubert, Franz : Der Erlkönig, D 328
>Brahms, Johannes : Es tönt ein voller Harfenklang
>Schumann, Robert : Mich zieht es nach dem Dörfchen hin, Op. 55 no 3
>Brahms, Johannes : Gesänge (5) for vocal sextet, Op. 104
>Schubert, Franz : Gesang der Geister über den Wassern, D 714b/Op 167
>Berlioz, Hector : Les nuits d'été, Op. 7, song cycle
>Stenhammar, Wilhelm : Flickan knyter I Johannenatten
>Chausson, Ernest : Chanson perpetuelle, for soprano & orchestra (or piano quintet), Op. 37
>Orff, Carl : Carmina burana
>Britten, Benjamin : Les Illuminations
>Quilter, Roger [Composer] : By a foutainside, for voice & piano, Op. 12/6
>Glière, Reinhold : Concerto for coloratura soprano and orchestra, Op. 82
>Hahn, Reynaldo [Composer] : L'Air, for voice & piano
>Ravel, Maurice : Shéhérazade, poems (3) for soprano (or tenor) & orchestra (or piano)
>Fauré, Gabriel : Apres un reve, Op. 7 no 1
>Debussy, Claude : Chansons (3) de Charles d'Orléans
>Fauré, Gabriel : Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11
>Chausson, Ernest : Duos (2), for 2 voices & piano, Op. 11
>Ravel, Maurice : Trois beaux oiseaux du paradis, for chorus (or voice & piano) (Trois Chansons no 2)
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Choruses (2) for chorus with piano ad lib, Op. 68
>Canteloube, Joseph : Baïlèro
>Ravel, Maurice : Pièce en forme de Habañera
>Duparc, Henri : L'invitation au voyage
>Delage, Maurice : Quatre poemes hindous (Four Hindu Poems), for soprano & ensemble
>Debussy, Claude : Chansons de Bilitis, incidental music for narrator, 2 flutes, 2 harps & celesta, L. 96
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Notes & Reviews:

This 6-CD set covers many of the most popular melodic works composed for the human voice and is programmed for a relaxed listening experience. This is a superb collection with performances by world renowned singers and each track represents a high level of artistry.



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>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Songs (14), Op. 34
  • Performer: Natalie Dessay (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Michael Schoenwandt
  • Running Time: 5 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1915

>Barber, Samuel : Agnus Dei
  • Conductor: David Hill
  • Running Time: 7 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1967

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Pavane, Op. 50
  • Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
  • Running Time: 6 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1887

>Vivaldi, Antonio : Giustino, RV 717 :: Vedro con mio diletto
  • Performer: Philippe Jaroussky (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Jean-Christophe Spinosi
  • Ensemble: Matheus Ensemble
  • Running Time: 5 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1724

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Così fan tutte, K 588 :: Soave sia il vento
  • Performers: Delores Ziegler (Mezzo Soprano); Claudio Desderi (Baritone); Carol Vaness (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Bernard Haitink
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1790

>Handel, George Frideric : Saul :: Oh Lord, whose mercies numberless
  • Performer: Paul Esswood (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Philip Ledger
  • Notes: Composition written: 1738.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1738

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492 :: Porgi, Amor
  • Performer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
  • Conductor: Carlo Giulini
  • Running Time: 3 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Rossini, Gioachino : L'assedio di Corinto :: Giusto ciel! in tal periglio
  • Performer: Katia Ricciarelli (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Gabriele Ferro
  • Running Time: 3 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1826

>Catalani, Alfredo : La Wally :: Ebben? Ne andrò lontana
  • Performer: Barbara Hendricks
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Running Time: 4 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1892

>Verdi, Giuseppe : La forza del destino :: La vergine degli angeli
  • Performer: Montserrat Caballé
  • Conductor: Anton Guadagno
  • Running Time: 3 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1862

>Léo Delibes (Composer) (1836 - 1891) : Lakmé, opera :: Duo des fleurs
  • Performers: Mady Mesple (Voice); Danielle Millet (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Alain Lombard
  • Running Time: 4 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1883

>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne :: Barcarolle
  • Performers: Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano); Jessye Norman
  • Conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
  • Running Time: 4 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Bizet, Georges : The Pearl Fishers, opera :: Je crois entendre encore
  • Performers: Rolando Villazón (Tenor); Rolando Villaz?n
  • Conductor: Michel Plasson
  • Running Time: 3 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1863

>Puccini, Giacomo : Gianni Schicchi, opera :: O mio babbino caro
  • Performer: Montserrat Caballé
  • Conductor: Charles Mackerras
  • Running Time: 2 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1918

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Rusalka :: Song to the Moon
  • Performer: Lucia Popp
  • Conductor: Stefan Soltesz
  • Running Time: 5 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Puccini, Giacomo : Madama Butterfly :: Humming Chorus
  • Conductor: Lamberto Gardelli
  • Notes: Composition written: 1904.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1904

>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : The Tsar's Bride :: Lioubasha aria
  • Performer: Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Running Time: 4 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1898

>Bellini, Vincenzo : Norma, opera :: Casta Diva
  • Performer: Maria Callas
  • Conductor: Tullio Serafin
  • Running Time: 5 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1831

>Handel, George Frideric : Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno :: Lascia la spina
  • Performer: Ann Hallenberg (Mezzo-Soprano)
  • Conductor: Emmanuelle Haïm
  • Ensemble: Le Concert d'Astrée
  • Notes: Composition written: 1707.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1707

>Purcell, Henry : Dido and Aenaeas
  • Performer: Susan Graham (Mezzo-soprano)
  • Conductor: Emmanuelle Haïm
  • Ensemble: Le Concert d'Astrée
  • Running Time: 3 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1689

>Handel, George Frideric : MEDLEY :: Ombra mai fu
  • Conductor: John Nelson
  • Running Time: 2 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1738

>Monteverdi, Claudio : Interrotte speranze, eterna fede
  • Performers: Topi Lehtipuu (Tenor); Rolando Villazón (Tenor); Rolando Villaz?n
  • Conductor: Emmanuelle Haïm
  • Ensemble: Le Concert d'Astrée
  • Running Time: 2 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: circa 1619

>Rameau, Jean-Philippe : Hippolyte et Aricie :: Cruelle mère des amours
  • Performer: Véronique Gens (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Christophe Rousset
  • Ensemble: Les Talens Lyriques
  • Running Time: 5 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1733

>Handel, George Frideric : Il Delirio amoroso :: Lascia omai l
  • Performer: Natalie Dessay (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Emmanuelle Haïm
  • Ensemble: Le Concert d'Astrée
  • Running Time: 5 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1707

>Bellini, Vincenzo : La sonnambula, opera :: Ah! no credea mirarti
  • Performer: Natalie Dessay (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Evelino Pidò
  • Running Time: 4 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1831

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Otello :: Ave Maria
  • Performer: Gwyneth Jones (Soprano)
  • Conductor: John Barbirolli
  • Running Time: 5 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1887

>Naumann, Johann Gottlieb : Gustaf Wasa :: Aria Från tronen uti bojor
  • Performer: Lena Nordin (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Philip Brunelle
  • Ensemble: Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1786.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1786

>Chausson, Ernest : La légende de Sainte-Cécile
  • Performers: Paul Boufil (Cello); Isabelle Vernet (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Jean-Jacques Kantorow
  • Running Time: 4 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1891

>Thomas, Ambroise : Hamlet :: Mort d'Ophélie. Le voilà, je crois l'entendre
  • Performer: Natalie Dessay (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Michel Plasson
  • Running Time: 4 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1868

>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot :: Signore ascolta!
  • Performer: Mirella Freni
  • Conductor: Alain Lombard
  • Notes: Composition written: 1926.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1926

>Grieg, Edvard : Peer Gynt :: Solveig's Song
  • Performer: Camilla Tilling (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Running Time: 4 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874-1875

>Mahler, Gustav : Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
  • Performer: Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Andrew Litton
  • Running Time: 4 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: ?12/1883-?/1885

>Strauss, Richard : Lieder (5), Op. 41
  • Performer: Gundula Janowitz
  • Conductor: Richard Stamp
  • Running Time: 3 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1899

>Strauss, Richard : Lieder (8), Op. 49
  • Performer: Gundula Janowitz
  • Conductor: Richard Stamp
  • Running Time: 2 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1901

>Stravinsky, Igor : Pulcinella :: Serenata
  • Performer: Martyn Hill
  • Conductor: Richard Hickox
  • Notes: Composition written: 1920.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1920

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 47, "Wer sich selbst erhöhet," BWV 47 (BC A141) :: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
  • Conductor: Sir Wilcocks
  • Running Time: 3 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 10/13/1726

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244
  • Performer: David Daniels (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Harry Bicket
  • Running Time: 6 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1736

>Handel, George Frideric : Dixit Dominus :: De Torrente
  • Performers: Natalie Dessay (Soprano); Véronique Gens (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Emmanuelle Haïm
  • Ensemble: Le Concert d'Astrée
  • Notes: Composition written: 1707.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1707

>Pergolesi, Giovanni : Stabat Mater :: [Excerpt]
  • Performer: Véronique Gens (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1736-1736

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Ave verum corpus
  • Conductor: David Hill
  • Running Time: 3 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1791

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Comfort ye my people
  • Performer: Joseph Cornwell (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Players
  • Running Time: 3 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Laudate Dominum :: Laudate Dominum
  • Performer: Barbara Hendricks
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Running Time: 5 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1780

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Magnificat :: Et Miser
  • Performers: Toby Spence (Tenor); Philippe Jaroussky (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Emmanuelle Haïm
  • Ensemble: Le Concert d'Astrée
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 06/1733

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Mass in C minor, K 427 (417a) "Great"
  • Performer: Natalie Dessay (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Louis Langrée
  • Ensemble: Le Concert d'Astrée
  • Notes: Composition written: 1783.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1783

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Mass in B minor, BWV 232 :: Dona nobis pacem
  • Conductor: Michel Corboz
  • Ensemble: Ensemble Instrumental de Lausanne
  • Running Time: 3 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1748-1749

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Requiem for soloists, chorus, and orchestra, K. 626 :: Lacrimosa
  • Conductor: Michel Corboz
  • Ensemble: Ensemble instrumental de Genève
  • Running Time: 3 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1791

>Franz von Suppé (Composer/Conductor) (1819 - 1895) : Requiem in D minor :: Recordare
  • Performers: Luis Rodrigues (Bass); Elisabete Matos (Soprano); Aquiles Machado (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Michel Corboz
  • Running Time: 5 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral

>Bomtempo, J. Domingos : Messe de Requiem, for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 23 :: Requiem aeternam
  • Conductor: Michel Corboz
  • Running Time: 1 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1819

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Psaume 42 :: Chour
  • Conductor: Richard Hickox
  • Running Time: 5 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 07/1837

>Bruckner, Anton : Missa Solemnis, WAB 30 :: Agnus Dei
  • Conductor: Karl Rickenbacher
  • Running Time: 3 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: circa 1854

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Requiem, Op. 48 :: Pie Jesu
  • Performer: Magali Dami (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Michel Corboz
  • Ensemble: Ensemble Instrumental de Lausanne
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1887-1900

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Requiem, Op. 48 :: In Paradisum
  • Performer: Magali Dami (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Michel Corboz
  • Ensemble: Ensemble Instrumental de Lausanne
  • Running Time: 4 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1887-1900

>Maurice Duruflé (Composer/Organ) (1902 - 1986) : Requiem
  • Performer: John Butt (Organ)
  • Conductor: Philip Ledger
  • Running Time: 2 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1947

>Allegri, Gregorio : Miserere :: [Excerpt]
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 6 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 16th Century

>Purcell, Henry : Man that is born of a woman
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Consort
  • Running Time: 2 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1681

>Monteverdi, Claudio : Selva morale e spirituale
  • Conductor: Andrew Parrott
  • Ensemble: Taverner Players
  • Running Time: 5 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: circa 1640

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Requiem Mass :: Libera me - Requiem
  • Performer: Julia Varády
  • Conductor: Michel Plasson
  • Running Time: 2 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874

>Poulenc, Francis : Gloria in G major :: Domine Deus
  • Performer: Brigitte Fournier (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Michel Corboz
  • Running Time: 4 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1959-1960

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Ave Verum, Op. 65
  • Conductor: Michel Corboz
  • Ensemble: Ensemble Instrumental de Lausanne
  • Running Time: 3 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1894

>Poulenc, Francis : Motets pour le temps de Noël
  • Conductor: Harry Christophers
  • Running Time: 3 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1952

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Ave Maria
  • Conductor: Tönu Kaljuste
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Arvo Pärt (1935 - ) : Magnificat
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Running Time: 6 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1989

>Tavener, John : Lament of the Mother of God :: [Excerpt]
  • Performer: Solveig Kringelborn (Soprano)
  • Conductor: David Hill
  • Running Time: 4 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1989

>Traditional, Basque : Maitea, nun zira?
  • Conductor: Beñat Achiary
  • Running Time: 3 min. 49 sec.

>Traditional, Scottish : Loch Lomond
  • Running Time: 3 min. 55 sec.
  • Written: by 1841

>Chant, Byzantine Melkite : Al-yawma-l-batûl, Kondakion of the Nativity
  • Conductor: Marie Keyrouz
  • Running Time: 2 min. 23 sec.

>Chant, Gregorian : Veni creator spiritus, hymn in mode 8
  • Conductor: Dunstan O'Keeffe
  • Running Time: 3 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Written: by 1000

>Traditional Spiritual : Lord, I can't turn back
  • Performer: Derek Ragin (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Moses Hogan
  • Running Time: 2 min. 6 sec.

>Chant, Gregorian : Salve Regina, antiphon in mode 1
  • Conductor: Dunstan O'Keeffe
  • Notes: Composition written: By 1135.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Medieval
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: by 1135

>Traditional, Christmas : Away in a Manger
  • Performer: Derek Ragin (Countertenor)
  • Conductor: Moses Hogan
  • Running Time: 2 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: circa 1885

>Hugh de Courson / Youenn : Berceuse de Gràinne pour Diarmait (after Vivaldi)
  • Performer: Breda Mayock (Chant)
  • Ensemble: La Orfanelle della Pieta
  • Running Time: 5 min. 8 sec.

>Villa-Lobos, Heitor : Bachiana brasileira no 5 for Soprano and 8 Cellos :: Cantilena
  • Performer: Mady Mesple (Voice)
  • Conductor: Paul Capolongo
  • Ensemble: Cellos ensemble of the Orchestre de Paris
  • Running Time: 6 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1938-1945

>Purcell, Henry : Music for a while
  • Performers: David Daniels (Countertenor); Craig Ogden (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1692

>Monteverdi, Claudio : Hor che'l ciel e la Terra
  • Conductor: Anthony Rooley
  • Ensemble: Consort of Musicke
  • Running Time: 4 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: circa 1638

>Schubert, Franz : Der Erlkönig, D 328
  • Performers: Arleen Augér; Lambert Orkis (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1823.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1823

>Brahms, Johannes : Es tönt ein voller Harfenklang
  • Conductor: Richard Hickox
  • Running Time: 2 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1860

>Schumann, Robert : Mich zieht es nach dem Dörfchen hin, Op. 55 no 3
  • Conductor: Laurence Equilbey
  • Running Time: 2 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1846

>Brahms, Johannes : Gesänge (5) for vocal sextet, Op. 104 :: Letztes Glüc, Op. 104/3
  • Conductor: Laurence Equilbey
  • Running Time: 2 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1888

>Schubert, Franz : Gesang der Geister über den Wassern, D 714b/Op 167
  • Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
  • Ensemble: Capella Bavariae
  • Running Time: 11 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 02/1821

>Berlioz, Hector : Les nuits d'été, Op. 7, song cycle :: Le Spectre de la rose
  • Performer: Janet Baker (Mezzo-soprano)
  • Conductor: Richard Hickox
  • Running Time: 6 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 09/1841

>Stenhammar, Wilhelm : Flickan knyter I Johannenatten
  • Performer: Anne von Otter (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Running Time: 1 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Chausson, Ernest : Chanson perpétuelle, for soprano & orchestra (or piano quintet), Op. 37
  • Performer: Felicity Lott
  • Conductor: Armin Jordan
  • Running Time: 6 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1898

>Orff, Carl : Carmina burana :: In truttina
  • Performer: Janice Watson (Soprano)
  • Conductor: David Hill
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1935-1936

>Britten, Benjamin : Les Illuminations :: Phrase
  • Performer: Martyn Hill
  • Conductor: Richard Hickox
  • Running Time: 1 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1939

>Quilter, Roger [Composer] : By a foutainside, for voice & piano, Op. 12/6
  • Performers: Geoffrey Parsons (Piano); Thomas Allen (Baritone)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Reinhold Glière (Composer) (1875 - 1956) : Concerto for coloratura soprano and orchestra, Op. 82 :: Andante
  • Performer: Natalie Dessay (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Michael Schoenwandt
  • Running Time: 8 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1943

>Hahn, Reynaldo [Composer] : L'Air, for voice & piano
  • Performers: Rachel Vocals] (Soprano); Claude Lavoix (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Ravel, Maurice : Shéhérazade, poems (3) for soprano (or tenor) & orchestra (or piano) :: L'Indifférent
  • Performer: Arleen Augér
  • Conductor: Libor Pesek
  • Notes: Composition written: 1903.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1903

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Après un rêve, Op. 7 no 1
  • Performers: Roger Vignoles (Piano); Véronique Gens (Soprano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1877

>Debussy, Claude : Chansons (3) de Charles d'Orléans
  • Conductor: Jean Sourisse
  • Running Time: 1 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1898

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11
  • Conductor: David Hill
  • Running Time: 5 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1865

>Chausson, Ernest : Duos (2), for 2 voices & piano, Op. 11
  • Performer: Emmanuel Strosser (Piano)
  • Conductor: Jean Sourisse
  • Running Time: 6 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1883

>Ravel, Maurice : Trois beaux oiseaux du paradis, for chorus (or voice & piano) (Trois Chansons no 2)
  • Performers: Gérard Wieclaw (Bass); Jean-Louis Bouillat (Tenor); Delphine Collot (Soprano); Brigitte Vinson (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Jean Sourisse
  • Running Time: 2 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1914-1915

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Choruses (2) for chorus with piano ad lib, Op. 68 :: 1. Calme des Nuits
  • Conductor: Jean Sourisse
  • Running Time: 2 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1882

>Canteloube, Joseph : Baïlèro
  • Performer: Arleen Augér
  • Conductor: Yan Tortelier
  • Running Time: 6 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1923-1930

>Ravel, Maurice : Pièce en forme de Habañera
  • Performer: Natalie Dessay (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Michael Schoenwandt
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1907

>Duparc, Henri : L'invitation au voyage
  • Performer: Francois LeRoux (Baritone)
  • Conductor: John Nelson
  • Running Time: 3 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1870

>Delage, Maurice : Quatre poèmes hindous (Four Hindu Poems), for soprano & ensemble :: Lahore
  • Performer: Felicity Lott
  • Conductor: Armin Jordan
  • Running Time: 3 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1912

>Debussy, Claude : Chansons de Bilitis, incidental music for narrator, 2 flutes, 2 harps & celesta, L. 96 :: La Pluie au
  • Performer: Delphine Seyrig (Spoken Vocals)
  • Ensemble: Nash Ensemble
  • Running Time: 2 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1900-1901