1 CD / Hyperion / 2007-05-08Works: Giovanni Battista Draghi: From harmony, from heav'nly harmony; John Blow: The Glorious Day is Come, ode for St. Cecilia's Day (1691), for soloists, chorus & ensemble
Performers: Blaze, Robin; Chance, Michael; Cornwell, Joseph; Koc, Jozik; LeBlanc, Suzie [Soprano Vocal]; Wistreich, Richard [Bass Vocals]
Conductors: Holman, Peter
Ensemble: Parley of Instruments
'As ever, the disc is a revelation ... Once heard this infectious music is not easily forgotten, which is a tribute to the enthusiasm and...continue...
2 CD / Hyperion / 2000-12-01Works: 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; 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...