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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 [Conductor]; Gauntlett, Ambrose; Heath, Kenneth [Cello]; Howe...
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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Liederreise - Songs by Brahms & Schubert / Angelika Kirchschlager, mezzo soprano; Robert Lehbaumer, piano
Liederreise - Songs by Brahms & Schubert / Angelika Kirchschlager, mezzo soprano; Robert Lehbaumer, piano

1 CD / Preiser / 2013-01-08

Works: Franz Schubert: Das Wandern, song for voice and piano (Die schöne Müllerin), D. 795/1 (Op. 25/1); Winterreise, D 911/Op. 89; Der Jüngling an der Quelle, D 300; Gretchen am Spinnrade, D...
Performers: Kirchschlager, Angelika [Mezzo-Soprano Vocals]; Lehrbaumer, Robert

Angelika Kirchslager and Robert Lehrbaumer embark on a lieder journey across Austria and their navigation system is based on the most important coordinates of Austro-German...continue...
Recording information: Casino Baumgarten, Wien (10/2011)....continue...
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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
Great Opera Duets / Various Artists
Great Opera Duets / Various Artists

2 CD / Virgin Classics / 2011-07-26

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La Traviata; Gaetano Donizetti: Lucie de Lammermoor; Hector Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini, opera Op. 23; Christoph Willibald Gluck: Orphee et Euredice; Jacques Offenbach: La Belle Hé...
Performers: Agnew, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Alagna, Roberto; Aler, John [Tenor Vocal]; Auger, Arleen [Soprano]; Beuron, Yann; Blake, Rockwell; Blythe, Stephanie; Bostridge, Ian; Ciofi, Patrizia; Daniels, David; Dess...
Conductors: Rizzi, Carlo; Pidò, Evelino; Nelson, John; Gardiner, John Eliot; Minkowski, Marc; Plasson, Michel; Pappano, Antonio; Harding, Daniel; Norrington, Roger; Haïm, Emmanuelle; Hickox, Richard; ;...
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Artaserse; Ensemble Orchestral de Paris; Il Complesso Barocco; Il Seminario Musicale

Great Opera Duets is a 2-CD collection which traces the operatic and oratorio duet from its origins to the modern era - a program spanning...continue...
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Opera 2011 / EMI
Opera 2011 / EMI

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-04-19

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia; Stabat Mater; Antonio Caldara: L'Olimpiade; Thomas Arne: Rosamond; Giacomo Puccini: Tosca; Gianni Schicchi, opera; Turandot; Madama Butterfly; La boh&egrav...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Bennett, Mark [Trumpet]; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo Soprano Vocals]; Bostridge, Ian; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Capitanucci, Fabio Maria; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Corelli, Fra...
Conductors: Ono, Kazushi; Haïm, Emmanuelle; Labadie, Bernard; Pappano, Antonio; Kohn, Eugene; Gavazzeni, Gianandrea; Rhorer, Jérémie; Inkinen, Pietari; Barenboim, Daniel; Muti, Riccardo; Gardner, ...
Ensemble: ; Il Seminario Musicale; L'Arpeggiata
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EMI 966662B
Wolf, Strauss: Songs / Kirchschlager
Wolf, Strauss: Songs / Kirchschlager

1 CD / Wigmore Hall Live / 2010-11-09

Works: Hugo Wolf: Auf einer Wanderung; Im Frühling; Mörike Lieder; Begegnung; Lieder von Mörike; Er ists; Alte Weisen (6); Singt mein Schatz wie ein Fink, song for voice & piano (Alte Weisen)...
Performers: Kirchschlager, Angelika [Mezzo-Soprano Vocals]; Vignoles, Roger [Piano]

In this collection Kirchschlager and Vignoles collaborate to perform nine Strauss songs as well as Wolf's lieder to texts by Eduard Mörike and Gottfried Keller....continue...
Recording information: Wigmore Hall, London (02/25/2010)....continue...
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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
Wiener Opernfest 2005
Wiener Opernfest 2005

2 CD / Orfeo / 2005-12-05

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonore Overture no 3 in C major, Op. 72b; Fidelio, Op. 72; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni; Richard Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten, Op. 65; Der Rosenkavalier; Giuseppe V...
Performers: Baechle, Janina; Baltsa, Agnes; Botha, Johan; Daniel, Boaz; Domingo, Placido; Fink, Walter; Furlanetto, Ferruccio; Gruberova, Edita; Grundheber, Franz; Hampson, Thomas [Baritone Vocal]; Isokoski, Soi...
Conductors: Ozawa, Seiji; Mehta, Zubin; Welser-Möst, Franz; Thielemann, Christian; Gatti, Daniele
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ORF 672052
The Radiant Voice of Barbara Bonney
The Radiant Voice of Barbara Bonney

1 CD / Decca / 2001-07-24

Works: John Dowland: Come again, sweet love doth now invite, for 4 voices & lute (First Book of Songs); Henry Purcell: Dido and Aenaeas; Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 211, "Schweigt stille, plaudert nic...
Performers: Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano vocals]; Graham, Susan; Heringman, Jacob [Lute]; Knudsen, Sato; Martineau, Malcolm; Music, Academy of Ancient; Pappano, Antonio [Conductor]; Phillips, Da...
Conductors: Hogwood, Christopher; Leonhardt, Gustav; Rousset, Christophe; Pinnock, Trevor; Östman, Arnold; Ferro, Gabriele; Järvi, Neeme; Eschenbach, Christoph; Chailly, Riccardo; Previn, Andre; Page, ...

Personnel: Anthony Way (treble); Jacob Heringman (lute); André Previn , Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano).

Recording information: Grotezaal, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (11/1986-02...continue...
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Strauss Heroines / Renée Fleming, Eschenbach, Vienna PO
Strauss Heroines / Renée Fleming, Eschenbach, Vienna PO

1 CD / Decca / 1999-09-14

Works: Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier; Arabella; Capriccio, Op 85
Performers: Berry, Walter; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano vocals]; Chum, Johannes; Fleming, Renee; Graham, Susan
Conductors: Eschenbach, Christoph
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

"The soprano's new collection of Strauss heroines confirms her position and ends all arguments, for Fleming's renditions of the obvious excerpts...are memorably beautiful...Thank goodness Decca...continue...
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