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Dame Janet Baker Anniversary Edition: The Great EMI Recordings [20 CDs]
Dame Janet Baker Anniversary Edition: The Great EMI Recordings [20 CDs]

20 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-06-18

Works: Claudio Monteverdi: L'Arianna; L'incoronazione di Poppea; Alessandro Scarlatti: Cantata pastorale per la nascità di Nostro Signore; Domenico Scarlatti: Salve Regina, motet for soprano, strings &...
Performers: Aronowitz, Cecil; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Barenboim, Daniel [Conductor, Piano]; Erwen, Keith; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Gauntlett, Ambrose; Heath, Kenneth [Cello];...
Conductors: Leppard, Raymond; Menuhin, Yehudi [Violin]; Gönnenwein, Wolfgang; Willcocks, David; Marriner, Sir Neville; Ledger, Philip [Organ]; Klemperer, Otto; Mackerras, Charles; Ferencsik, János; Hic...

The English mezzo-soprano made her debut in 1956 as Miss Roza in The Secret and is considered an outstanding singing actress, widely admired or her...continue...
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Essential Encores - Over 2 hours of great classical showpieces
Essential Encores - Over 2 hours of great classical showpieces

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-10-09

Works: Antonio Bazzini: La ronde des lutins, Op. 25; Niccolò Paganini: Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1; Fritz Kreisler: La Gitana; Jules Massenet: Meditation (from "Thaïs"); Aram Khachaturian...
Performers: Adni, Daniel [Piano]; Alagna, Roberto; Alexeev, Dmitri; Andsnes, Leif Ove; Antonsen, Ole Edvard; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Balsom, Alison; Barrueco, Manuel; Bostridge, Ian; Brightman,...
Conductors: ; Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Kempe, Rudolf; Beecham, Thomas; Jansons, Mariss; Litton, Andrew; Karajan, Herbert v.; Paavo, Järvi; Fisch, Asher; Barker, John
Ensemble: ; Nash Ensemble; Virtuosi

Essential Classics is a series of 2-CD sets drawn from the catalogs of EMI Classics and Virgin Classics. Presenting the bestloved and most popular works...continue...
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EMI 051492
Essential Schubert / Over 2 hours of Schubert's most beautiful melodies
Essential Schubert / Over 2 hours of Schubert's most beautiful melodies

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-02-07

Works: Franz Schubert: Symphony no 8 in B minor 'Unfinished', D759; Symphony no 5 in B flat, D485; Piano Quintet in A 'Trout', D667; Ave Maria; Die schöne Müllerin, D795; String Quintet in C, D956...
Performers: Bär, Olaf; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bostridge, Ian; Ciccolini, Aldo [Piano]; Drake, Julius [Piano]; Eschenbach, Christoph [Piano/Conductor]; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone ...
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo; Menuhin, Yehudi [Violin]; ; Schmidt-Gaden, Gerhard; Heger, Robert; Sawallisch, Wolfgang
Ensemble: ; Chilingirian Quartet; Melos Ensemble of London

Franz Schubert was born in Vienna in 1797 and although he died at the early age of 31 he was a tremendously prolific composer. He...continue...
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EMI 781582
The Very Best of Janet Baker
The Very Best of Janet Baker

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-07-26

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Christmas Oratorio; George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah; On Wings of Song; Johannes Brahms: Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53; Gesänge (2) fo...
Performers: Aronowitz, Cecil; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Barenboim, Daniel [Conductor, Piano]; Butt, John [Organ, Conductor]; Hugh, Timothy; Moore, Gerald [Piano]; Parsons, Geoffrey; Previn, Andre...
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville; Mackerras, Charles; Frühbeck de Burgos, Rafae; Boult, Adrian; Barbirolli, John; Previn, Andre; Ledger, Philip [Organ]
Ensemble: ; Academy Of St Martin In The Fields; Choir Of King's College, Cambridge; English Chamber Orchestra; Hallé Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra
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EMI 947172
Schubert Experience
Schubert Experience

2 CD / Warner Classics / 2011-02-22

Works: Franz Schubert: Fischerweise, D 881; Piano Quintet in A major, D667 "The Trout"; Die Forelle ("In einem Bächlein helle"), song for voice & piano, D. 550 (Op. 32); Allegro for piano, 4 hands in A...
Performers: Arad, Atar; Bartolomey, Franz; Baumann, Jorg; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Chamonin, Jocelyne; Cooper, Imogen; Djupsjöbacka, Gustav; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Flieder, Raph...
Conductors: ; Harnoncourt, Nikolaus; Guschlbauer, Theodor
Ensemble: ; Wien Haydn Trio
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WRNC 2564680820
The Record of Singing Vol 5 - From the LP to the Digital Era
The Record of Singing Vol 5 - From the LP to the Digital Era

10 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-03-10

Works: Richard Wagner: The Flying Dutchman; Tannhäuser; Lohengrin; Die Walküre; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; Tristan und Isolde; Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Die tote Stadt (The Dead City); Ar...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Aler, John [Tenor Vocal]; Allen, Thomas; Alva, Luigi [Tenor Vocals]; Ameling, Elly [Soprano Vocal]; Anderson, June [Soprano Vocal]; Andre, Maurice [Trumpet]; Angelici, Martha; Argent...
Conductors: Ludwig, Leopold; Konwitschny, Franz; Dobroven, Issay; Weigert, Herman; Pr?tre, Georges; Prêtre, Georges; Cluytens, André; Furtwängler, Wilhelm; Karajan, Herbert v.; Kempe, Rudolf; S...
Ensemble: ; Collegium Vocale (Ghent); Consort of Musicke; Ensemble Artaserse; Ensemble Orchestral de Paris; Fretwork; Hespèrion XX; Hesp?rion XX; Il Complesso Barocco; Il Seminario Musicale; La Grande &...

EMI Classics is proud to present two 10-CD boxed sets of 'The Record of Singing'. Together this collection offers a breath-taking overview of the past...continue...
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EMI 289492
Best Encores 100
Best Encores 100

6 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-02-24

Works: Antonio Bazzini: La ronde des lutins, Op. 25; Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata for Violin solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1005; Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147; Orchestral Suite no 2...
Performers: Adni, Daniel [Piano]; Ainsley, John Mark; Alagna, Roberto; Alexeev, Dmitri; Alpher, David; Anderson, June [Soprano Vocal]; Andre, Maurice [Trumpet]; Andsnes, Leif Ove; Antonsen, Ole Edvard; Argerich,...
Conductors: ; Paavo, Järvi; Litton, Andrew; Warren-Green, Christopher; Kempe, Rudolf; Friisholm, Lavard; Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Beecham, Thomas; Jansons, Mariss; Karajan, Herbert v.; Tennstedt, Klaus; Previn...
Ensemble: ; Nash Ensemble; Virtuosi
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EMI 647522B
Icon - Dame Janet Baker - The Beloved Mezzo Sings Mahler, Elgar, Berlioz, Chausson, etc
Icon - Dame Janet Baker - The Beloved Mezzo Sings Mahler, Elgar, Berlioz, Chausson, etc

5 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-09-02

Works: Johannes Brahms: Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53; Richard Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder; Richard Strauss: Lieder (5), Op. 32; Lieder (4), Op. 36; Lieder (4), Op. 27; Lieder (3), Op. 43; Edward Elgar: Sea Pictures,...
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Barenboim, Daniel [Conductor, Piano]; Gauntlett, Ambrose; Isepp, Martin; Moore, Gerald [Piano]; Parsons, Geoffrey; Spencer, Robert [Lute]; Whittaker, Douglas
Conductors: Boult, Adrian; Barbirolli, John; Previn, Andre; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Leppard, Raymond; Menuhin, Yehudi [Violin]; Marriner, Sir Neville
Ensemble: ; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Bath Festival Orchestra; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; English Chamber Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra

A new release in the recently-launched EMI Classics ICON Series, this 5-CD set is dedicated to Dame Janet Baker, long praised as one of the...continue...
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EMI 080872
The Art of Christa Ludwig
The Art of Christa Ludwig

5 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-04-01

Works: Johannes Brahms: Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 94; Liebestreu, Op. 3 no 1; Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 19; Songs (4) for voice & piano, Op. 46; Songs (8) for voice & piano, Op. 59; Songs (5) ...
Performers: Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; de Peyer, Gervase [Clarinet]; Downes, Herbert; Fleming, Amaryllis; Ludwig, Christa [Mezzo soprano]; Moore, Gerald [Piano]; Parsons, Geoffrey; Schock, Rudolf [Tenor Voc...
Conductors: Klemperer, Otto; Böhm, Karl; Stein, Horst; Forster, Karl; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Serafin, Tullio; Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: ; Berlin Symphony Orchestra; Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra

Ludwig's range of repertoire was remarkable, from Bach through Mozart to Brahms, Mahler and Strauss. She was equally at home in German Lieder, French melodies,...continue...
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EMI 176082C
15 Lieder - Ludwig, Parsons
15 Lieder - Ludwig, Parsons

1 CD / EMI Distribution / 2008-01-13

Works: Franz Schubert: Die Allmacht, D 852; Fischerweise, D 881; Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D 965/Op. 129; An die Musik, D 547; Der Musensohn, D 764/Op. 92 no 1; Ganymed, D 544/Op. 19 no 3; Auf dem Wasser zu ...
Performers: de Peyer, Gervase [Clarinet]; Ludwig, Christa [Mezzo soprano]; Moore, Gerald [Piano]; Parsons, Geoffrey

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Ludwig presents them with disarming dedication and to hear the hackneyed Ave Maria sung like this is to realise afresh the beauty which all...continue...
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Les Grands Classiques D'Edgar [Box Set]
Les Grands Classiques D'Edgar [Box Set]

6 CD / Octave Canada / 2007-03-22

Works: François Couperin: Pièces de clavecin, Book 2; Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"; Jean-Philippe Rameau: La Poule, for harpsichord in G minor (...
Performers: Björling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Ciccolini, Aldo [Piano]; Cliburn, Van; Curzon, Clifford [Piano]; de los Angeles, Victoria; Del Monaco, Mario; Fischer, Annie [Piano...
Conductors: Baumgartner, Rudolf; Beinum, Eduard Van; Boult, Adrian; Furtwängler, Wilhelm; Karajan, Herbert v.; Böhm, Karl; Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Kleiber, Erich; Reiner, Fritz; Serafin, Tullio; Beecham,...
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OCVE 23326
Elisabeth Schwazkopf - 1915-2006
Elisabeth Schwazkopf - 1915-2006

5 CD / EMI Classics / 2007-01-16

Works: Hugo Wolf: Elfenlied; Goethe Lieder; Ganymed ("Wie im Morgenglanze"), song for voice & piano (Goethe Lieder); Lieder (6) für eine Frauenstimme; Alte Weisen (6); Wenn du zu den Blumen gehst, song...
Performers: Gieseking, Walter [Piano]; Grummer, Elisabeth; Moore, Gerald [Piano]; Parsons, Geoffrey; Schmitt-Walter, Karl; Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth [Soprano vocals]; Sutcliffe, Sidney
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.; Furtwängler, Wilhelm; De Sabata, Victor; Ackermann, Otto; Serafin, Tullio; Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Krips, Josef; Dart, Thurston; Galliera, Alceo
Ensemble: ; Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf is universally acknowledged as one of the greatest singers of the 20th century. Blessed with a voice of exquisite beauty, as well as...continue...
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EMI 802732A
Schubert, Mahler, Strauss: Songs / Price, Parsons
Schubert, Mahler, Strauss: Songs / Price, Parsons

1 CD / Wigmore Hall Live / 2006-06-06

Works: Franz Schubert: Der Erlkönig, D 328; Der Jüngling an der Quelle, D 300; Der blinde Knabe, D 833; Liebhaber in allen Gestalten ("Ich wollt', ich wär' ein Fisch"), song for voice & piano...
Performers: Parsons, Geoffrey; Price, Margaret [Soprano Vocals]

This is a rare live recording of Dame Margaret Price performing her debut at Wigmore Hall in 1987, accompanied by the late Geoffrey Parsons. This...continue...
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Jessye Norman Collection - Live at Hohenems & Salzburg
Jessye Norman Collection - Live at Hohenems & Salzburg

2 CD / Philips / 2005-11-08

Works: Recorded Sound: Applause; George Frederick Handel: Dank Sei Dir, Herr (spurious); Rinaldo; Robert Schumann: Liederkreis, Op. 39; Franz Schubert: Der Musensohn, D 764/Op. 92 no 1; Auf dem See, D 543; ...
Performers: Levine, James; Norman, Jessye [Soprano vocals]; Parsons, Geoffrey

Personnel: James Levine (piano).

Recording information: New York, NY (06/1987-04/1990); Schubertiade, Hohenems Festival, Feldkirch, Austria (06/1987-04/1990)....continue...
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PHI B000550902
Gemini - Schubert: Lieder / Baker, Moore, Parsons
Gemini - Schubert: Lieder / Baker, Moore, Parsons

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2005-02-15

Works: Franz Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade, D 118; Suleika no 1, D 720; Suleika no 2, D 717/Op. 31; Schwestergruss, D 762; Schlummerlied, D 527; An die untergehende Sonne, D 457/Op. 44; Gesänge (4) a...
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Moore, Gerald [Piano]; Parsons, Geoffrey
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EMI 862512B
Popular Encores - Paganini, Schubert, et al / Haendel, et al
Popular Encores - Paganini, Schubert, et al / Haendel, et al

1 CD / Testament / 2002-09-01

Works: Niccolò Paganini: Concerto for Violin no 2 in B minor, Op. 7 "La Campanella"; Franz Schubert: Ave Maria; Pablo de Sarasate: Spanish Dances (2) for Violin and Piano, Op. 21; Spanish Dances (2) fo...
Performers: Haendel, Ida; Parsons, Geoffrey
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TES 1259
The Very Best of Janet Baker
The Very Best of Janet Baker

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2002-04-09

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248; George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah, Op. 70; On Wings of Song; Johannes Brahms: Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53; Ge...
Performers: Aronowitz, Cecil; Barenboim, Daniel [Conductor, Piano]; Butt, John [Organ, Conductor]; Hugh, Timothy; Moore, Gerald [Piano]; Parsons, Geoffrey; Previn, Andre [Conductor/Piano]
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville; Mackerras, Charles; Frühbeck de Burgos, Rafae; Boult, Adrian; Barbirolli, John; Previn, Andre; Ledger, Philip [Organ]
Ensemble: ; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; English Chamber Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra

"And it really is the very best. [Janet Baker's] early Schubert with Gerald Moore, together with the single example of her Mahler, reveal a deep...continue...
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