1 CD / Arte Nova / 2007-11-13Works: Georg Joseph Vogler: Requiem in E flat major
Performers: Goetz, Sabine; Piernay, Rudolf; Whittmann, Christoph
Conductors: Kegelmann, Gerald
Abbe Georg Joseph Vogler (1749–1814) was a Catholic priest who became one of the most noted music teachers of his era. Among his students were...continue...
2 CD / Arte Nova / 2007-09-04Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
Performers: Barrell, David; Edgar-Wilson, Richard; Lees, Benjamin [Composer]; Lester, Harold; Liebeck, Anne
Conductors: Pople, Ross
Ensemble: Tallis Chamber Choir
Handel's Messiah is not only one of the most famous works in the oratorio literature, but without doubt is also the best-known work by its...continue...
2 CD / Arte Nova / 2007-06-12Works: Hans Pfitzner: Von deutscher Seele, cantata for soloists, chorus, organ & orchestra, Op. 28
Performers: Fontana, Gabriele; Holl, Robert; Holzapfel, Anton; Holzl, Barbara; Winslade, Glenn
Conductors: Sieghart, Martin
Ensemble: Vienna Singverein
"The Vienna Singverein comes into its own as the unquiet spirit of Brahms oppresses the wanderings of Part 2. And, powerfully directed by Martin Sieghart,...continue...
1 CD / Arte Nova / 2006-11-14Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K 626
Performers: Horl, Gerhard; Kopinits, Stefanie; Monarcha, Janusz
Conductors: Grohs, Wolfgang
Mozart's final composition, the 'Requiem,' remains one of his most beloved works and one of the great choral works of all time. This fresh, inspiring...continue...
2 CD / Arte Nova / 2006-11-14Works: Felix Mendelssohn: How lovely are the messengers
Performers: Blochwitz, Hans-Peter; Kwon, Hellen; Lika, Peter
Conductors: Daus, Joshard
Ensemble: Europa ChorAkademie Bach-Ensemble
Mendelssohn's oratorio 'Paulus' - besides the great oratorios of Handel and Haydn, and Bach's Passions - counts among the most important works in the history...continue...
2 CD / Arte Nova / 2006-08-08Works: Georg Katzer: Medea in Korinth, oratorio for 5 voices, chorus & orchestra
Performers: Klaveness, Peter; Kunzli, Robert; Moffat, Julie
Conductors: Zimmermann, Achim
Ensemble: Berlin Singakademie
Medea is one of the most fascinating yet contradictory characters of Greek mythology. The daughter of Hekate and niece of Circe, she was considered a...continue...
1 CD / Arte Nova / 2006-04-11Works: Jules Massenet: Eve, mystery drama in 3 acts
Performers: Geb, Susanne; Kolarczyz, Armin; Simos, Angelo
Conductors: Faber, Jean-Pierre
Ensemble: Euregio Symphony Orchestra
Massenet's "Mysterium" (oratorio) 'Eve,' written in 1875, was the second of four religious works he wrote in a long career devoted mainly to opera. This...continue...
1 CD / Arte Nova / 2006-03-14Works: Giacomo Puccini, Sr.: Psalm "Dixit Dominus"; Psalm "De Profundis"; Psalm "Laudate Pueri"
Performers: Gilchrist, James [Tenor Vocal]; Gooding, Julia; Kenny, Jonathan Peter; Seidel, Adolph
Giacomo Puccini, "Sr." (1712-1781) was not the father, but the great-great-grandfather of the famous opera composer, and the founder of a line of prominent musicians...continue...
1 CD / Arte Nova / 2005-10-11Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123
Performers: Novsak, Primoz; Orgonasova, Luba; Selig, Franz-Josef; Trost, Rainer
Conductors: Zinman, David
Ensemble: Swiss Chamber Chorus
"Revelatory... chorus and orchestra are astonishing: both of them very fine bodies, and, here, responding to Zinman's idea of the music as though for joy...continue...
1 CD / Arte Nova / 2005-04-26Works: Carl Orff: Carmina burana
Performers: Barrell, David; Hill, Martyn [Tenor Vocals]; Liebeck, Anne
Conductors: Pople, Ross
Ensemble: New London Children's Choir
This recording features the London Festival Orchestra under the direction of its founder, Ross Pople. Pople was handpicked at age 23 by Yehudi Menuhin to...continue...