The John Eliot Gardiner Collection - Works by Monteverdi, Bach, Handel, Gluck, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Berlioz et al. [30 CDs]
30 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2013-04-30Works: Claudio Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine; Henry Purcell: Fairy Queen, Z 629; Johann Sebastian Bach: Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244; George Frederick Handel: Jephtha; Recorded Sound: Applause; C...
Performers: Alcantara, Lynette; Backes, Constanze; Biebrach, Christfried; Bilson, Malcolm [Keyboards]; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Bruce-Payne, Sally; Canonici, Luca; Dazeley, William; Forsberg, Bengt; Fred...
Conductors: Gardiner, John Eliot
Ensemble: ; English Baroque Soloists; His Majesties Sagbutts and Cornetts; NDR Sinfonieorchester; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Wiener Tschuschenkapelle
One of the great advocates of period-instrument performance - but not, he insists a period - instrument specialist (the vial thing is to combine a...continue...
2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2008-04-08Works: Franz Joseph Haydn: The Creation, H 21 no 2
Performers: Davies, Neal [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Harvey, Peter Harvey; Padmore, Mark [Tenor Vocal]; Persson, Miah; Piau, Sandrine
Conductors: McCreesh, Paul
Ensemble: Chetham's Chamber Choir
"McCreesh has worked wonders with this popular but difficult score, and the Gabrieli Consort and Players produce a performance of considerable electricity... The orchestral and...continue...
2 DVD Video / Deutsche Grammophon / 2002-11-12Works: Richard Wagner: Die Walküre
Performers: Behrens, Hildegard; Lakes, Gary; Ludwig, Christa; Moll, Kurt; Morris, James; Norman, Jessye; Thipgen, Martha
Conductors: Levine, James
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2002-10-08Works: Léonin: Magnus Liber Organi (attrib.); Pérotin: Viderunt omnes; Sederunt principes; Anonymous, German: Alle, psallite cum luya; Anonymous: Amor potest conqueri, motet; S'on me regarde; On p...
Performers: Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Brett, Charles; Covey-Crump, Rogers; Elliot, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Hill, Martyn [Tenor Vocals]; James, David; Nixon, John; Potter, John [Tenor Vocal]; Shaw, Geoffrey
Conductors: Munrow, David
Ensemble: Early Music Consort of London
"This is a very special album. It should be treasured." -Stereo Review "A fascinating selection of 39 marvelous pieces in vivid performances by skilled singers...continue...
3 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2000-09-12Works: George Frederick Handel: Theodora
Performers: Agnew, Paul [Tenor Vocal]; Bickley, Susan; Blaze, Robin; Davies, Neal [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Gritton, Susan; Smith, Angus
Conductors: McCreesh, Paul
Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort & Players
"...For one of the better cast line-ups, for superior interpretation, for greatest textual fullness, and for overall stylistic and musical satisfaction, it is pretty clearly...continue...