2 CD / Guild / 2012-02-14Works: Czeslaw Marek: Lieder (6) for voice & piano, Op. 1; Songs (5) on Poems by Lenau, for voice & piano, Op. 17; Lieder (2) for voice & piano, Op. 12; Na Wsi (Rural Scenes), for voice & piano, Op. 30a; Wi...
Performers: Burnside, Iain [Piano]; Dazeley, William; Rigby, Jean; Szmytka, Elzbieta
Conductors: Brian, Gary; Brain, Gary
Ensemble: ; Philharmonia Orchestra
Polish-born composer Czeslaw Marek (1891-1985) spent his youth in Lviv, Vienna and Berlin, but went to Switzerland at the outbreak of World War I, where...continue...
2 CD / Guild / 2008-07-08Works: George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess
Performers: Calloway, Cab; Colbert, Helen; Dowdy, Helen; James, Joseph; Lamar, Moses; McCurry, John; Price, Leontyne; Riemann, Walter; Roberts, Howard A.; Scott, Leslie [Vocals]; Thigpen, Helen; Warfield, Willia...
Conductors: Smallens, Alexander
Ensemble: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
This complete recording of Porgy and Bess is taken from a broadcast of a live recording at the Titania Palast, Berlin on September 21, 1952....continue...
1 CD / Guild / 2007-10-01Works: Huldrych Zwingli: Herr nun heb den wagen; Ludwig Senfl: Allein din huld; Paul Hofhaimer: Nach Willen Dein; Anonymous, Hor Tablature: Scaramella; Johann Caspar Bachofen: Lobe Zion; Welt, ich achte dei...
Performers: Boreham, Abigail; Davies, Chris; Davislim, Garrie; Davislim, Steve; Edgar-Wilson, Richard; Filsell, Jeremy [Keyboard]; Fong, William; Hooper, Richard; Howard, Robert; Howard, Yvonne; Howat, Roy; Jaco...
During the summer of 2007, the Central Library of Zurich, Switzerland, displayed musical manuscripts, music prints and archival material from their vast collection under the...continue...
2 CD / Guild / 2006-07-01Works: Joseph Weigl: Die Schweizerfamile, singspiel
Performers: Bootz, Stephan; Müller-Kopp, Tobias; Maszel, Robert; Pöyhönen, Petri; Payer, Roman; Vargas, Marillia; Vermeulen, Olivia
Conductors: Rom, Uri
Ensemble: Dreieck Orchestra
'The Swiss Family' was one of the most popular German-language 'Singspiels' during the first half of the 19th century, and at its inception it was...continue...
1 CD / Guild / 2006-06-01Works: Alexander Müller: Tempo di Mazurka, for piano solo; Johann Carl Eschmann: Kleine Studie, for piano solo; Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst: Moderato, for piano solo; Ferdinand Furchtegott Huber: Sehnsucht ...
Performers: Edgar-Wilson, Richard; Fuller, Andrew [Cello]; Gough, Ursula; Howard, Yvonne; Inoue, Yuko; Liebeck, Jack; Molloy, Niamh; Ruhemann, Ileana; Sewart, Charles [Violin]; Sturrock, Kathron
Many of the composers featured on this unique recording, such as Baumgartner, Eschmann, and Muller, actively promoted Hunerwadel's talents, resulting in ever-increasing contacts with her...continue...
Includes work(s) for violin & piano: andante espressivo for by Henri Vieuxtemps (Composer)....continue...
1 CD / Guild / 2006-05-01Works: Johann Carl Eschmann: Two Poems by Pauline E., for voice & piano, Op. 2; Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 7; Heimgekehrte, for voice, piano & horn, Op. 10; Zwiegesang, for voice, cello & piano, Op. 1...
Performers: Edgar-Wilson, Richard; Fuller, Andrew [Cello]; Howard, Yvonne; Korth, Nicholas; Sturrock, Kathron
Johann Karl Eschmann was born in Winterhur, Switzerland on April 12, 1826. His father was a music teacher and introduced Johann to music at an...continue...
2 CD / Guild / 2006-02-01Works: Richard Wagner: Götterdämmerung; Die Walküre; Siegfried
Performers: Habich, Eduard; Janssen, Herbert; Laubenthal, Horst R.; Leider, Frida; Marherr, Elfriede; Melchior, Lauritz [Tenor Vocals]; Nezadal, Maria; Schorr, Friedrich; Thorborg, Kerstin; Vocals], Emanuel List...
Conductors: Beecham, Thomas; Blech, Leo
Ensemble: Berlin State Opera Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Here is an essential release for anyone who loves great Wagnerian singing and the conducting art of Sir Thomas Beecham. By the time of this...continue...
2 CD / Guild / 2005-09-01Works: Simon Mayr: Sisara, oratorio
Performers: Barkowski, Vanessa; Braun, Stefanie; Hauk, Franz; Mieden, Petra van der; Or, Talia; Schneider, Claudia
Conductors: Hauk, Franz
"The first thing that is interesting about this oratorio is that it is in Latin. The second interesting thing is that all the roles and...continue...
2 CD / Guild / 2005-07-01Works: Arrigo Boito: Mefistofele; Nerone; Spoken Word: Broadcast Commentary; Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata; Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21
Performers: Guarrera, Frank; Nelli, Herva; Nessi, Giuseppe; Prandelli, Giacinto; Siepi, Cesare; Simionato, Giulietta; Ticozzi, Ebe
Conductors: Toscanini, Arturo
Ensemble: Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus; Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
2 CD / Guild / 2004-10-01Works: Spoken Word: NBC Broadcast Commentary, 28 December 1940; Ludwig van Beethoven: Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123; Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61
Performers: Björling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Castagna, Bruna; Heifetz, Jascha [Violin]; Kipnis, Alexander [Bass]; Milanov, Zinka [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Toscanini, Arturo
Ensemble: NBC Symphony Orchestra; Westminster Choir
3 CD / Guild / 2004-09-01Works: Spoken Word: NBC Broadcast Commentary on Otello; Interview with Ramon Vinay; Giuseppe Verdi: Otello
Performers: Assandri, Virginio; Chabay, Leslie; Merriman, Nan; Moscona, Nicola; Nelli, Herva; Newman, Arthur; Valdengo, Giuseppe; Vinay, Ramon
Conductors: Toscanini, Arturo
Ensemble: NBC Symphony Chorus
2 CD / Guild / 2004-05-01Works: Charles Gounod: Roméo et Juliette
Performers: Burlak, Ivan; Kozlovsky, Ivan; Mikhailov, Maxim; Ostrumova, Nina; Pasechnik, G.; Shumskaya, Yelisaveta
Conductors: Orlov, Alexander Ivanovich
2 CD / Guild / 2004-03-01Works: Gioachino Rossini: Petite messe solennelle, for soloists, 2 pianos, harmonium & choir; Spoken Word: Broadcast Commentary (Carnegie Hall; Giuseppe Verdi: Un ballo in maschera; Charles Gounod: Ring out...
Performers: Bonnelli, Richard; Castagna, Bruna; Cordon, Norman; Ginster, Ria; Kullman, Charles; Meisle, Kathryn; Pauly, Rose; Tibbett, Lawrence [Baritone Vocals]; Warren, Leonard [Baritone Vocal]
Conductors: Barbirolli, John
1 CD / Guild / 2000-09-01Works: Robin Orr: Italian Overture for wind, strings and harpsichord; From the Book of Philip Sparrow, for mezzo-soprano (voice) and strings; Rhapsody for string orchesta; Journeys and Places, for mezzo-sop...
Performers: Stephen, Pamela Helen
Conductors: Griffiths, Howard
Ensemble: Northern Sinfonia
2 CD / Guild / 1995-10-01Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
Performers: Finnie, Linda; Kucharek, Helen; Macann, Rodney; Mackie, Neil; Smith, Jennifer [Soprano]
Conductors: Dean, Timothy
Ensemble: Pro Christe Choir; Pro Christe Orchestra