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Musical London c. 1700: From Purcell to Handel
Musical London c. 1700: From Purcell to Handel

1 CD / Chandos Records / 2011-01-25

Works: Giovanni Battista Draghi: Romulus and Hersilia, for soprano, two violins, bass viol, and harpsichord; Trio Sonata for 2 violins, bass viol & organ in G minor; Henry Purcell: Tell me, some pitying ang...
Performers: Hyde, Philippa
Conductors: Holman, Peter
Ensemble: Parley of Instruments

The late seventeenth century was a period of great change in English music. This was a time when the influences of Italian music were ever-increasing....continue...
Recording information: Potton Hall, Dunwich, Suffolk (02/17/2010-02/19/2010)....continue...
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Thomas Linley Jr: The Song of Moses, Let God arise / Holman, Gooding, Daneman, King, et al
Thomas Linley Jr: The Song of Moses, Let God arise / Holman, Gooding, Daneman, King, et al

1 CD / Hyperion / 2008-08-12

Works: Thomas Linley: The Songs of Moses, oratorio; Let God Arise, anthem
Performers: Daneman, Sophie; Forbes, Andrew Dale; Gooding, Julia; King, Andrew [Tenor]
Conductors: Holman, Peter
Ensemble: Parley of Instruments

'Another indispensable release in the English Orpheus series. The adventurous will find their curiosity amply rewarded' (Classic CD)

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German 17th-Century Church Music / Robin Blaze, et al
German 17th-Century Church Music / Robin Blaze, et al

1 CD / Hyperion / 2008-05-13

Works: Heinrich Schütz: Erbarm dich mein, O Herre Gott, SWV 447; Christoph Bernhard: Was betrübst du dich, meine Seele, for voice, 2 violins & continuo; Johann Rosenmüller: Christum ducem, qu...
Performers: Blaze, Robin [Counter Tenor Vocals]
Conductors: Holman, Peter
Ensemble: Parley of Instruments

'For its combination of excitingly new repertoire and luminous instrumental textures this CD is a must-have for anyone who wants to understand the early baroque'...continue...
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Thomas Linley the younger / Nicholson, et al
Thomas Linley the younger / Nicholson, et al

1 CD / Hyperion / 2006-09-12

Works: Thomas Linley: Music for The Tempest; Overture to The Duenna; In yonder grove, cantata; Ye nymphs of Albion's beauty-blooming isle, cantata; Daughter of heav'n, fair art thou!, cantata
Performers: Gooding, Julia; Goodwin, Paul [Oboe, Conductor]; Nicholson, Paul [Harpsichord, Organ]
Conductors: Nicholson, Paul
Ensemble: Parley of Instruments; Parley of Instruments Choir

"An outstanding disc in a trail-blazing series: highly recommended." -BBC Music Magazine...continue...
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Monteverdi: Il Ballo dell'Ingrate, etc / Holman, Red Byrd
Monteverdi: Il Ballo dell'Ingrate, etc / Holman, Red Byrd

1 CD / Hyperion / 2004-08-01

Works: Claudio Monteverdi: Madrigals, Book 8; Madrigali guerrieri, et amorosi... Libro ottavo
Performers: Bickley, Susan; Padmore, Mark [Tenor Vocal]; Pierard, Catherine; Potter, John [Tenor Vocals]; Seers, Mary [Soprano Vocals]; Wistreich, Richard [Bass Vocals]
Conductors: Holman, Peter
Ensemble: Parley of Instruments

'One of the most perfect CDs ever made. Unsurpassable: glorious music, superb performances and hair-raising sound. The performers, engineers, and Hyperion Records deserve the highest...continue...
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Bach: Hunt Cantata, Wedding Cantata, etc / Kirkby, et al
Bach: Hunt Cantata, Wedding Cantata, etc / Kirkby, et al

2 CD / Hyperion / 2000-12-01

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 82, "Ich habe genug" BWV 82; Cantata no 202, "Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten" ("Wedding Cantata") BWV 202; Cantata no 208, "Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre J...
Performers: Davies, Simon [Tenor/Baritone Vocal]; George, Michael [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Kirkby, Emma; Smith, Jennifer [Vocals]; Thomas, David [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: ; Goodman, Roy
Ensemble: Parley of Instruments; Taverner Choir, Consort & Players

'Still by far the best version. The stronger sense of occasion is boosted by Peter Holman's inspired topping and tailing with sinfonias' (International Record Review)...continue...
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Vital Spark of Heav'nly Flame / Holman, Psalmody, et al
Vital Spark of Heav'nly Flame / Holman, Psalmody, et al

1 CD / Hyperion / 1998-04-14

Works: Thomas Greatorex: This Is the Day the Lord Hath Made; Edward Harwood: Vital spark of heav'nly flame; John Pixell: When Rising From the Bed of Death; Robert Wainwright: The Lord is Risen; Richard Tayl...
Conductors: Holman, Peter
Ensemble: Parley of Instruments; Psalmody

A recording of Georgian music for Holy Week, Easter and funerals ranging from psalmody to orchestral anthems....continue...
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Emma Kirkby Collection / Darlow, Goodman, Page, Rooley
Emma Kirkby Collection / Darlow, Goodman, Page, Rooley

1 CD / Hyperion / 1987-07-01

Works: Claudio Monteverdi: Selva morale e spirituale; Voglio di vita uscir, madrigal for soprano; Madrigals, Book 10; Scherzi musicali, volume 2; Thomas Campion: Now hath Flora rob'd her bowers; Move now wi...
Performers: Kirkby, Emma; Reichenberg, David; Rooley, Anthony [Lute]
Conductors: Goodman, Roy; Rooley, Anthony; Darlow, Denys
Ensemble: Consort of Musicke; London Handel Orchestra; Parley of Instruments; Taverner Choir, Consort & Players

'Recommended with enthusiasm' (Fanfare, USA)

'An attractive release, not only for the almost unfailing charm with which Kirkby imbues the music but also as a record

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