1 Super Audio CD / CPO / 2006-09-26Works: Carl Heinrich Graun: Te Deum, for 4 voices, chorus & orchestra; Herr, ich habe lieb die Stätte deines Hauses, motet for choir; Lasset und freuen und fröhlich sein, motet for choir; Machet d...
Performers: Acolas, Francine; Gärtner, Bernhard; Gindraux, Christophe; Heizmann, Philipp; Knutti, Jean; Magnus, Elisabeth von; Mauch, Monika; Mertens, Klaus; Orelly, Jürgen; Sidney, Catherine
Conductors: Naf, Fritz
Ensemble: L'Arpa Festante
True to the lyrical sensibility of his musical language, Graun counters the pompous character of other Te Deum settings and does without "loud" instruments, calling...continue...
2 CD / CPO / 2006-01-17Works: Siegfried Wagner: Sonnenflammen, Op. 8
Performers: Bátori, Eva; Berndt, Anke; Brünner, Richard [Tenor vocals]; Giesecke, Nils; Molina, Jordi; Park, Ki-Hyun; Schroder, Olaf; Schuster, Michaela [Mezzo-Soprano Vocals]; Studer, Ulrich; Trakel...
Conductors: Epple, Roger
Ensemble: Halle Opera House Chorus
Siegfried Wagners eighth opera, Sonnenflammen, was completed in the spring of 1912 but not premiered until October 30th 1918. The doomsday atmosphere of the work...continue...
2 CD / CPO / 2004-02-01Works: George Frederick Handel: Imeneo, HWV 41
Performers: Chung, Locky; Hallenberg, Ann; Stiefermann, Kay; Stojkovic, Johanna; Thornhill, Siri Karoline
Conductors: Spering, Andreas
Ensemble: Capella Augustina
"Imeneo' is perhaps the lightest and most intimate of all his stage works, treating its mythological plot with a hint of ironic detachment. There are...continue...