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 / 2007-06-12Works: 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 / 2006-08-08Works: 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 / 2006-06-13Works: Leonard Bernstein: Candide; Symphonic Dances from West Side Story; On the Waterfront; Fancy Free, ballet
Performers: Heath, Dennis; Montgomery, David; Sima, Camelia
Conductors: Montgomery, David
Ensemble: Jena Philharmonic Orchestra
In 1944 the dancer-choreographer Jerome Robbins discovered in the young, still-unknown Leonard Bernstein a partner whose gifts and artistic inclinations made a fortunate match with...continue...
2 CD / Arte Nova / 2005-11-08Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem Mass
Performers: Araiza, Francisco [Tenor Vocals]; Estes, Simon [Bass Baritone Vocals]; Nes, Jard van; Sweet, Sharon
Conductors: Schneidt, Hanns-Martin
Hanns-Martin Schneidt, born in 1930, is one of todays leading German conductors. He was director of the famed Munich Bach Choir and Orchestra from 1984...continue...
1 CD / Arte Nova / 2005-10-11Works: John Dunstable: Kyrie, for 3 voices, MB 1; Work(s); Ave Regina caelorum, ave domina, antiphon for 3 voices, MB 37; Sub tuam protectionem, antiphon for 3 voices, MB 51 (many versions; probably by Binc...
Performers: Chum, Johannes; Clemencic, Rene [Conductor/Director]; Lambauer, Bernd; Mason, Colin Scott
Conductors: Clemencic, René
Ensemble: Clemencic Consort
Without Dunstable and the contemporary English school of 'contenance angloise' which he wholly embodies, one cannot imagine the later existence of so-called Dutch or Franco-Flemish...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...