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Furie terribili: 30 Baroque Opera Hits sung by Maria Bayo, Lucy Crowe, Miah Persson, Alfred Deller, Bejun Mehta, Andreas Scholl, Vivica Genaux et al.
Furie terribili: 30 Baroque Opera Hits sung by Maria Bayo, Lucy Crowe, Miah Persson, Alfred Deller, Bejun Mehta, Andreas Scholl, Vivica Genaux et al.

2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2013-09-10

Works: Claudio Monteverdi: L'Orfeo; Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria; L'incorazione di Poppea; Francesco Cavalli: La Calisto; Jean-Baptiste Lully: Armide; Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Médée; Jean-Philip...
Performers: Bayo, Maria; Ben Nun, Efrat; Bevan, Maurice; Borst, Danielle; Crook, Howard [Tenor Vocals]; Crowe, Lucy; Dawson, Lynne [Soprano Vocals]; Feldman, Jill [Soprano Vocals]; Fink, Bernarda [Mezzo-Soprano ...
Conductors: Jacobs, René; Herreweghe, Philippe; Christie, William; Deller, Alfred; Bates, David
Ensemble: ; Akademie für Alte Musik, Berlin ; Cappella Coloniensis; Concerto Köln ; Concerto Vocale; King's Musick; La Chapelle Royale; La Nuova Musica; Les Arts Florissants

This double album invites you on a guided tour of the world of Baroque opera, from its origins in the early 17th century to its...continue...
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The Rose, the Lily & the Whortleberry - Medieval Gardens / Orlando Consort
The Rose, the Lily & the Whortleberry - Medieval Gardens / Orlando Consort

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2012-10-09

Works: Guillaume de Machaut: Rose, liz, rondeau for 4 voices; Anonymous, Codex Bamberg: El mois de mai - De se debent - Kyrie; Anonymous, French: Hé marotele / En praerie / Aptat, motet; Soubz les bran...
Performers: Dobell, Mark; Greig, Donald; Harre-Jones, Robert; MacDonald, Robert [Bass Voice]; Smith, Angus

Available again by popular demand, the Orlando Consort's The Rose, the Lily and the Whortleberry explores the inventiveness of European composers from the 13th -...continue...
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Alfred Deller - Portrait of a Legend: Opera & Stage; Sacred Song; Solo Song; Folksong [4 CDs]
Alfred Deller - Portrait of a Legend: Opera & Stage; Sacred Song; Solo Song; Folksong [4 CDs]

4 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2012-07-10

Works: Henry Purcell: Fairy Queen, Z 629; King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z 628; Indian Queen, Z 630; Olinda in the shades unseen, song, Z. 404; Thus to a ripe, consenting maid (from "Old Bachelor"), so...
Performers: Arditti, Irvine; Bevan, Maurice; Buttrey, John; Chapuis, Michel; Christie, William [Conductor/Harpsichord]; Deller, Alfred; Deller, Mark; Dupre, Desmond; Elliot, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Elliott, Robert ...
Conductors: Deller, Alfred
Ensemble: Deller Choir; Deller Consort; Jaye Consort of Viols; King's Musick; Stour Music Festival Chorus; Stour Music Festival Orchestra

An inspired and always deeply moving artist, Alfred Deller was not only one of the greatest countertenors of all time but also an exceptional musician...continue...
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John Dowland: Lute Songs / Alfred Deller, coutnertenor; Robert Spencer, lute
John Dowland: Lute Songs / Alfred Deller, coutnertenor; Robert Spencer, lute

2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2012-07-10

Works: John Dowland: Flow, my tears, fall from your springs, for 2 voices & lute (Second Book of Songs); John Dowland's Galliard, for lute, P 21; Lady Laiton's Almain, for lute, P 48; Fortune My Foe, song a...
Performers: Deller, Alfred; North, Nigel [Lute]; Spencer, Robert [Lute]
Conductors:
Ensemble: Consort of Six

Another timely reissue for his centenary, Alfred Deller's Dowland has become part of our history. The most legendary of English countertenors distilled the very essence...continue...
Recording information: Deller Recordings (09/1977)....continue...
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Arvo Pärt: Creator Spiritus / Chrisopher Bowers-Broadbent, organ
Arvo Pärt: Creator Spiritus / Chrisopher Bowers-Broadbent, organ

1 Super Audio CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2012-04-10

Works: Arvo Pärt: Veni creator, for chorus & organ; The Deer's Cry, for chorus; Psalom, for string quartet; Most Holy Mother of God, for male voices; Solfeggio; My Heart's in the Highlands, for chorus ...
Performers: Bowers-Broadbent, Christopher; Copenhagen, Ars Nova; Hillier, Paul; Purefoy, William; Theatre of Voices; Torp, Else; Watson, Chris [Tenor vocals]
Conductors: Hillier, Paul
Ensemble: ; Theatre of Voices

Creator Spiritus is the latest collaboration between GRAMMY® Award winning conductor Paul Hillier and celebrated Estonian composer Arvo Pärt. The disc features a carefully selected...continue...
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Chansons & Madrigals of the Renaissance / A History of Music Century Vol 9
Chansons & Madrigals of the Renaissance / A History of Music Century Vol 9

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2012-01-10

Works: Josquin Desprez: Faulte d'argent, canonic chanson for 5 voices; Claude Le Jeune: Une puce; Autant en emporte le vent; Loyset Compère: Nous sommes de l'ordre de St Babouin; Clément Janequin:...
Performers: Deller, Alfred; Kirkby, Emma
Conductors: Visse, Dominique; Hillier, Paul; Van Nevel, Paul; Jacobs, René; Christie, William
Ensemble: Concerto Vocale; Ensemble Clément Janequin ; Huelgas Ensemble; Les Arts Florissants; The Hilliard Ensemble
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Medieval Christmas / Orlando Consort
Medieval Christmas / Orlando Consort

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2011-11-08

Works: Anonymous, Winchester Troper: Christe redemptor, 2-part kyrie; Quem lohannes, troped agnus from a Christmas Mass; Alleluia V. Dies sanctificatus, organum for 2 voices; Anonymous, Aquitanian Repertory...
Performers: Dobell, Mark; Greig, Donald; Harre-Jones, Robert; Smith, Angus
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Ensemble: Orlando Consort

Recording information: St. Mary's Parish Church, Haddington, East Lothian, Sco (11/2005)....continue...
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The Voice, Vol. 2 / Andreas Scholl: The Art of Folksong & Baroque Cantatas
The Voice, Vol. 2 / Andreas Scholl: The Art of Folksong & Baroque Cantatas

2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2011-08-09

Works: Oswald von Wolkenstein: Ach senliches leiden; Nu rue mit Sorgen; Kum, liebster Man; John Dowland: Behold a wonder here, for voice, lute & bass viol (Third Book of Songs); All ye whom love or fortune...
Performers: Guilmette, Helene; Markl, Markus; Scholl, Andreas
Conductors: Young, Crawford; ; Dantone, Ottavio; Herreweghe, Philippe
Ensemble: ; Accademia Bizantina; Concerto di Viole; Shield of Harmony
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Handel: Belshazzar / Jacobs, Tarver, Joshua, Mehta [2 DVD]
Handel: Belshazzar / Jacobs, Tarver, Joshua, Mehta [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / Harmonia Mundi / 2011-06-14

Works: George Frederick Handel: Belshazzar, HWV 61
Performers: Davies, Andrew; Davies, Neal [Bass Baritone]; Hammarstrom, Kristina; Joshua, Rosemary; Kirk, Vernon; Mehta, Bejun; Radley, Andrew; Sampson, Christina; Tarver, Kenneth; Taylor, Lucy; Wilberforce, Rich...
Conductors: Jacobs, René
Ensemble: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin; RIAS Chamber Chorus

René Jacobs is masterful leading a stellar cast of soloists, the RIASKammerchor and the Akademie für Alte Musik in a spectacular production of Handel's oratorio...continue...
Run Time: 166 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): DTS 5.1 Surround,
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Handel: Belshazzar / Jacobs, Tarver, Joshua, Mehta [Blu-Ray]
Handel: Belshazzar / Jacobs, Tarver, Joshua, Mehta [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / Harmonia Mundi / 2011-06-14

Works: George Frederick Handel: Belshazzar, HWV 61
Performers: Davies, Andrew; Davies, Neal [Bass Baritone]; Hammarstrom, Kristina; Joshua, Rosemary; Kirk, Vernon; Mehta, Bejun; Radley, Andrew; Sampson, Christina; Tarver, Kenneth; Taylor, Lucy; Wilberforce, Rich...
Conductors: Jacobs, René
Ensemble: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin; Rias Chamber Chorus

René Jacobs is masterful leading a stellar cast of soloists, the RIASKammerchor and the Akademie für Alte Musik in a spectacular production of Handel's oratorio...continue...
Run Time: 166 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): DTS HD Master Audio 5.1
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Rene Jacobs: Singer & Teacher / A Film by Claude Mouriéras [DVD]
Rene Jacobs: Singer & Teacher / A Film by Claude Mouriéras [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Harmonia Mundi / 2011-02-08

Works: Various: Work(s)
Performers: Jacobs, Rene
Conductors: Jacobs, René

Run Time: 53 min.
Region: All
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Deutsche Barocklider (German Baroque Songs) / Andreas Scholl (CtrTnr)
Deutsche Barocklider (German Baroque Songs) / Andreas Scholl (CtrTnr)

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2010-07-13

Works: Johann Nauwach: Jetzund kömpt die Nacht herbey; Ach Liebste, laá uns eilen; Heinrich Albert: Turpe senex miles, turpe senilis amor; Veneris miseras resonare querelas; Johann Caspar Ferdin...
Performers: Heumann, Friederike; Marlk, Markus; Pfister, Stephanie; Quintana, Juan Manuel; Scholl, Andreas; Schröder, Karl-Ernst [Lute, Guitar]; Valetti, Pablo; Verzier, Alix

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Tomás Luis de Victoria: Et Jesum
Tomás Luis de Victoria: Et Jesum

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2010-06-08

Works: Tomás Luis de Victoria: Salve Regina a 8; Duo seraphim clamabant, motet for 4 voices; O decus apostolicum, motet for 4 voices; Missa Quam pulchri sunt; Senex puerum portabat, motet for 4 voices;...
Performers: Gallego, Francisco Rubio; Mena, Carlos [Countertenor Vocal]; Rivera, Juan Carlos

Works by Victoria:
Et Jesum
Duo Seraphim clamabant
O decus apostolicum
Missa Quam pulchri sunt: Domine
Senex puerum portabat
Magi viderunt stallam
Domine non sum dignus
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Recording information: La Iglesia Parroquial Sant Corneli de Collbató, Barcelo (10/03/2003-10/06/2003)....continue...
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Oswald Von Wolkenstein: Songs of Myself
Oswald Von Wolkenstein: Songs of Myself

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2010-04-13

Works: Oswald von Wolkenstein: Es feugt sich; Herz, müt, leib, sel; Frölich, zärtlich, lieplich, K 94; Di molen van pariis; Mi, mi, sol, fa; Grasselick lif; Durch Barbarei, Arabia; Ach senlic...
Performers: Scholl, Andreas
Conductors:
Ensemble: Shield of Harmony

Few composers could have boasted quite such a colorful existence as the medieval poet and sometime diplomat Oswald von Wolkenstein (c.1376-1445). Having grown up in...continue...
Recording information: St. Valentinus Church, Kiedrich, Germany (06/2009)....continue...
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Handel: Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne; Dixit Dominus
Handel: Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne; Dixit Dominus

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2009-10-13

Works: George Frederick Handel: Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, HWV 74; Dixit Dominus
Performers: Bennett, Malcolm; Guilmette, Helene; Scholl, Andreas
Conductors: Creed, Marcus
Ensemble: Akademie für Alte Musik, Berlin

Composed to celebrate the birthday of Queen Anne of England, Handel’s Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne was subtitled ‘Ode for the Peace’ in...continue...
Recording information: Teldex Studio Berlin (02/2008)....continue...
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Tulev: Songs / Hillier, Blaze, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, et al
Tulev: Songs / Hillier, Blaze, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, et al

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2008-10-14

Works: Toivo Tulev: Songs (8); Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt no 1; Rejoice, rejoice, rejoice; Leave, alas, this tormenting; Jusquez au printemps; Der Herr ist mein getreuer Hirt no 2
Performers: Blaze, Robin; Gerretz-Traksmann, Marrit; Krigul, Vambola; Metsamart, Madis; Mikson, Raul; Onnis, Anto; Plaas, Kädy; Tohert, Toomas; Traksmann, Harry
Conductors: Hillier, Paul
Ensemble: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir; Tallinn Chamber Orchestra

Toivo Tulev is one of the principal figures in Estonian music today. Deeply influenced by his study of Gregorian chant, Tulev's works have a mystic,...continue...
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Crystal Tears - Dowland, Ward, Byrd, Johnson, etc / Scholl, Behr, Concerto di Viole
Crystal Tears - Dowland, Ward, Byrd, Johnson, etc / Scholl, Behr, Concerto di Viole

2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2008-06-10

Works: John Dowland: Go crystal tears, for 4 voices & lute (First Book of Songs); Now, O now I needs must part, for 4 voices & lute (First Book of Songs); Go, nightly cares, the enemy to rest, for voice, tr...
Performers: Scholl, Andreas
Conductors:
Ensemble: Concerto di Viole

"As impressive as he is in such repertoire as the virtuoso arias of Vivaldi and Handel, it's in these lute and consort songs (and elsewhere...continue...
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Kantate / Andreas Scholl, Concerto di Viole, Basel Consort
Kantate / Andreas Scholl, Concerto di Viole, Basel Consort

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2008-04-08

Works: Heinrich Schütz: Kleine geistliche Konzerte, Op. 9; Symphoniae sacrae, Op. 10; Giovanni Rovetta: Ach, Herr, laá deine lieben Engelein, cantata; Johann Christoph Bach: Ach, dass ich Wasser...
Performers: Scholl, Andreas
Conductors:
Ensemble: Basel Consort; Concerto di Viole

Gramophone Magazine
The union of youthful timbre, sublime instrumental playing and explorative repertoire achieves a rare kind of perfection here. ... essential for lovers of Baroque...continue...
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Handel: Giulio Cesare / Mortensen/Concerto Copenhagen, Scholl, Dam-Jensen, Stene [DVD]
Handel: Giulio Cesare / Mortensen/Concerto Copenhagen, Scholl, Dam-Jensen, Stene [DVD]

2 DVD Video / Harmonia Mundi / 2007-10-09

Works: George Frideric Handel: Giulio Cesare, HWV 17
Performers: Dam-Jensen, Inger; Knudsen, Palle; Lundgren, John; Maniaci, Michael; Robson, Christopher; Scholl, Andreas; Semmingsen, Tuva; Stene, Randi
Conductors: Mortensen, Lars Ulrik
Ensemble: Concerto Copenhagen

In what is probably his most accomplished opera, freely based on historical characters, Handel probes with many facets of the human soul. 'Giulio Cesare' boasts...continue...
Run Time: 216 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: Denmark
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Handel: As steals the morn, etc / Padmore, Manze, et al
Handel: As steals the morn, etc / Padmore, Manze, et al

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2007-06-12

Works: George Frederick Handel: Alceste, incidental music, HWV 45; Semele; Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno; Tamerlano; Giulio Cesare, HWV 17; Rodelinda; Esther; Jephtha; L'Allegro il Penseroso ed il M...
Performers: Blaze, Robin; Crowe, Lucy; Padmore, Mark [Tenor Vocal]; Spreckelsen, Katharina

"This represents a quantum leap forward for Mark Padmore, who now seems to be firmly in the line of Anthony Rolfe-Johnson and John Mark Ainsley...continue...

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Purcell: Dido & Aeneas / Jacobs, Dawson, Finley, et al
Purcell: Dido & Aeneas / Jacobs, Dawson, Finley, et al

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2007-06-12

Works: Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Z 626
Performers: Bickley, Susan; Blaze, Robin; Dawson, Lynne [Soprano Vocals]; Finley, Gerald [Bass-Baritone Vocals]; Joshua, Rosemary; Kiehr, Maria Cristina [Soprano Vocal]; Visse, Dominique [Countertenor Vocal]; Wa...
Conductors: Jacobs, René

"An uninhibited and richly coloured Dido with a starry cast - arguably the first truly persuasive account from a continental director - puts this account...continue...
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Il Duello Amoroso - Handel / Dantone, Scholl, et al
Il Duello Amoroso - Handel / Dantone, Scholl, et al

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2007-04-10

Works: George Frederick Handel: Amarilli Vezzosa (Daliso ed Amarelli) (Il Duello Amoroso), cantata for soprano, alto, 2 violins & co; Nel dolce tempo, cantata, HWV 135; Vedendo Amor, cantata, for alto & con...
Performers: Guilmette, Hélène; Scholl, Andreas
Conductors:
Ensemble: Accademia Bizantina

"Galvanised by the zesty playing of the Accademia Bizantina, Andreas Scholl brings to these works all his familiar liquid beauty of tone and eloquence of...continue...
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Lully: Grands Motets;  Dumont: Memorare / Chappele Royale
Lully: Grands Motets; Dumont: Memorare / Chappele Royale

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2007-03-20

Works: Jean-Baptiste Lully: Dies irae, motet for double chorus & orchestra, LWV 64/1; Miserere, motet for double chorus & orchestra, LWV 25; Henry du Mont: Memorare, grand motet for double choir, strings & ...
Performers: Brown, Donna; Crook, Howard [Tenor Vocals]; Kooij, Peter [Bass Vocal]; Lamy, Herve [Tenor Vocals]; Laurens, Guillemette; Ledroit, Henri; Studer, Ulrich
Conductors: Herreweghe, Philippe
Ensemble: La Chapelle Royale Paris

BBC Music Magazine
A dramatic account of music that combines grandeur, passion and tedium. Superb blend in the upper voices and clarity of diction entrance. For...continue...
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Monteverdi: Lamento d'Arianna, etc / Concerto Vocale
Monteverdi: Lamento d'Arianna, etc / Concerto Vocale

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2007-03-20

Works: Claudio Monteverdi: Madrigals, Book 6; Ohimè, dov'è il mio ben?, madrigal in 4 parts for 2 sopranos (from Book 7), SV 140; Non è di gentil core chi non arde, madrigal for 2 sopra...
Performers: Jacobs, Rene
Conductors: Jacobs, René
Ensemble: Concerto Vocale
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École Notre-Dame - Messe de Noël / Ensemble Organum
École Notre-Dame - Messe de Noël / Ensemble Organum

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2006-11-14

Works: Anonymous, 11th century French Polyphony: Puer natus est nobis (with trope Gaudeamus hodie), introit (Messe de la Nativité); Kyrie, for choir (Paris B.N. Lat. 1112, Fol. 257 r.); Viderunt omne...
Performers: Balloy, Philippe; Benet, Josep; Cabré, Josep; Lesne, Gérard
Conductors: Pérès, Marcel

Note: This title is rare and is considered a collector’s item. It is priced according to its common market value. If the record label that...continue...
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HAR 2971148
Cavalli: La Calisto. Jacobs/Concerto Vocale [2 DVD]
Cavalli: La Calisto. Jacobs/Concerto Vocale [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / Harmonia Mundi / 2006-11-14

Works: Pier Francesco Cavalli: Calisto
Performers: Banks, Barry; Bayo, Maria; Lippi, Marcello; Oliver, Alexander; Pushee, Graham; Theodoridou, Sonia; Tyson, Robin; Visse, Dominique; Winter, Louise
Conductors: Jacobs, René
Ensemble: Concerto Vocale

"When this was first released in 1995, I thought it was the finest recording of a Baroque opera I'd ever heard. Since then there have...continue...
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
Country of Origin: USA
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Handel: Messiah / Jacobs, Avemo, Bardon, et al
Handel: Messiah / Jacobs, Avemo, Bardon, et al

2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2006-10-10

Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
Performers: Avemo, Kerstin; Davies, Neal [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Rensburg, Kobie van; Zazzo, Lawrence
Conductors: Jacobs, René

Penguin Guide
Jacobs has the advantage of the excellent choir Rutter trained at Clare College, one of the best in the country. They sing superbly, and...continue...
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1+1  Handel: Judas Maccabaeus / McGegan, de Mey, et al
1+1 Handel: Judas Maccabaeus / McGegan, de Mey, et al

2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2006-08-08

Works: George Frederick Handel: Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63
Performers: Asawa, Brian; Kromm, Leroy; Mey, Guy de; Saffer, Lisa; Spence, Patricia; Thomas, David [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: McGegan, Nicholas
Ensemble: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
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HAR 2907374
Schütz: Kleine Geistliche Konzerte /Hennig, Jacobs, Christie
Schütz: Kleine Geistliche Konzerte /Hennig, Jacobs, Christie

1 Super Audio CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2006-07-11

Works: Heinrich Schütz: Habe deine Lust an dem Herren, for 2 sopranos & continuo, SWV 311 (Op. 9/6); Kleine geistliche Konzerte, Op. 9; Wohl dem, der nicht wandelt, for soprano, alto & continuo, SWV 29...
Performers: Christie, William [Conductor/Harpsichord]; Coin, Christophe; Hennig, Sebastian; Jacobs, Rene; Junghanel, Konrad; Kimura, Mihoko; Swierstra, Staas
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HAR 1951097
Bouzignac: Te Deum, Motets / Christie, Les Arts Florissants
Bouzignac: Te Deum, Motets / Christie, Les Arts Florissants

1 Super Audio CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2006-07-11

Works: Guillaume Bouzignac: Ecce Festivitas Amoris for 5 voices; Ecce Homo, motet; Heu! Unus ex vobis me tradet hodie, motet; In pace in idipsum, motet; Ha! Plange, motet; Vulnerasti Cor Meum, motet; Allelu...
Performers: Agnew, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Bazola, François; Berg, Nathan [Saxophone]; Davezac, Christoph; Dorange, Aymeric; Dubois, Paul-Alexandre; Dugardin, Steve; Dyck, Stephan Van; Gavrilidès, Arm...
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants

Gramophone - Lindsay Kemp
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Vivaldi: Stabat Mater, etc / Banchini, Scholl, Ensemble 415
Vivaldi: Stabat Mater, etc / Banchini, Scholl, Ensemble 415

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2005-06-14

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for strings & continuo in C major, RV 114; Cessate omai cessate, RV 684; Concerto for Strings in E flat major, RV 130 "Sonata al Santo Sepolcro"; Filiae Mestae Jerusalem, so...
Performers: Scholl, Andreas
Conductors: Banchini, Chiara
Ensemble: Ensemble 415 (Ensemble)

Gramophone Classical Music Guide
Here's a very attractively prepared menu whose main course is the Stabatmater for countertenor and strings. Hors-d'oeuvres and side-dishes consist of a...continue...
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Couperin: Leçons de Ténèbres;  Clarke, Purcell / Jacobs
Couperin: Leçons de Ténèbres; Clarke, Purcell / Jacobs

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2004-08-01

Works: François Couperin: Leçons de Ténèbres, for treble voice (or 2 treble voices) & continuo; Jeremiah Clarke: Blest Be These Sweet Regions; Henry Purcell: Lord, what is man?, Z 192;...
Performers: Darras, Vincent; Jacobs, René; van Egmond, Max
Conductors: Jacobs, René
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HAR 1951133
1+1  Monastic Chant / Paul Hillier, Theatre of Voices
1+1 Monastic Chant / Paul Hillier, Theatre of Voices

2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2003-11-01

Works: Anonymous, Aquitanian Repertory: Resonemus hoc natali; Gregorian Chant: Natus est rex; Anonymous, Medieval Hungarian Polyphony: In hoc anni circulo; Albertus Parisiensis: Cogaudeant Catholici (from C...
Performers: Bennett, Alan; Bowers-Broadbent, Christopher; Elliot, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Hargis, Ellen; Hillier, Paul; Richards, Steven
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Folksongs / Alfred Deller, Mark Deller, Desmond Dupré
Folksongs / Alfred Deller, Mark Deller, Desmond Dupré

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2003-07-01

Works: English Traditional: The Three Ravens, folk song; The Oak and the Ash (North Country Maid), folk song; Lord Rendall, folk song; The Tailor and the Mouse, folk song; Down by the Salley Gardens, folk s...
Performers: Deller, Alfred; Deller, Mark; Dupré, Desmond
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HAR 195226
Extempore II / Orlando Consort, Perfect Houseplants
Extempore II / Orlando Consort, Perfect Houseplants

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2003-05-01

Works: Huw Warren: The Man, the Man, motet; Crier, credo; Dona nobis pacem, recessional; Donald Greig: Approach, introit; Extempore II; Umballa, secret / offertory; Mark Lockheart: Tumult, processional fanf...
Performers: Daniels, Charles [Jazz]; France, Martin; Greig, Donald; Harre-Jones, Robert; Houseplants, Perfect; Lockheart, Mark; Orlando Consort; Phillips, Dudley; Smith, Angus; Warren, Huw
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Ensemble: Orlando Consort; Perfect Houseplants

All selections on this CD are part of a larger work titled "Extempore II" composed by members of the Orlando Consort and Perfect Houseplants and conceived as a "modern Mass for the Feast of St. Michae...continue...
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HAR 907319
Handel: Giulio Cesare / Jacobs, Larmore, Schlick, et al
Handel: Giulio Cesare / Jacobs, Larmore, Schlick, et al

4 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2003-01-01

Works: George Frederick Handel: Giulio Cesare
Performers: Fink, Bernarda [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Jacobs, Rene; Lallouette, Olivier; Ragin, Derek Lee; Rorholm, Marianne; Schlick, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Visse, Dominique [Countertenor Vocal]; Zanasi, Furio
Conductors: Jacobs, René

"This set recommends itself as the most magnificently sung recording of a Handel opera ever made." -International Opera Collector...continue...
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Couperin: Leçons de Tenebres /Deller, Todd, Perulli, Chapuis
Couperin: Leçons de Tenebres /Deller, Todd, Perulli, Chapuis

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2001-07-01

Works: François Couperin: Leçons de Ténèbres, for treble voice (or 2 treble voices) & continuo
Performers: Chapuis, Michel; Deller, Alfred; Perulli, Raphael; Todd, Philip

The three Lecons de Tenebres are the only works in this style by Francois Couperin to have survived. These are recitations destined to accompany the...continue...
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Handel: Giulio Cesare (Excerpts) / Jacobs, Larmore, et al
Handel: Giulio Cesare (Excerpts) / Jacobs, Larmore, et al

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2001-06-01

Works: George Frederick Handel: Giulio Cesare
Performers: Fink, Bernarda [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Jacobs, Rene; Ragin, Derek Lee; Rorholm, Marianne; Schlick, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Zanasi, Furio
Conductors: Jacobs, René

"If this isn't the greatest of all baroque operas, indeed the greatest opera before Mozart, then I really don't know what is. There have been...continue...

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The Voice / Andreas Scholl
The Voice / Andreas Scholl

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2001-01-01

Works: English Traditional: The Three Ravens, folk song; Scottish Traditional: Barbara Allen, folk song; George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; MEDLEY; Antonio Vivaldi: Cessate omai cessate, RV...
Performers: Gasser, Brigitte; Heumann, Friederike; Markl, Markus; Martin, Andreas [Lute]; Scholl, Andreas; Schroder, Karl-Ernst [Lute, Guitar]; Verzier, Alix
Conductors: Banchini, Chiara; Herreweghe, Philippe;
Ensemble: Akademie für Alte Musik, Berlin ; Collegium Vocale (Ghent); Ensemble 415 (Ensemble)

"It's a voice that has no artificial edge or unsteadiness (an unfortunate feature typical of many "made" countertenors) because, according to Scholl himself, this is...continue...
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Cavalli: Xerse / Jacobs, Nelson, Gall, Concerto Vocale
Cavalli: Xerse / Jacobs, Nelson, Gall, Concerto Vocale

4 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2000-11-14

Works: Francesco Cavalli: Xerse, opera
Performers: Bach, Gottfried [Classical Keyboards]; Dieltiens, Roel; Elwes, John; Fauche, Francois; Feldman, Jill [Soprano Vocals]; Gall, Jeffrey; Jacobs, Rene; Junghanel, Konrad; Mellon, Agnes [Soprano Vocal]; M...
Conductors: Jacobs, René
Ensemble: Concerto Vocale

"Xerse" was written using the libretto that Handel also used, 84 years later. The text adopted here is that of its premiere in Venice in...continue...
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HAR 2901175
Monteverdi: Un concert spirituel / Jacobs, Nelson, Grenat
Monteverdi: Un concert spirituel / Jacobs, Nelson, Grenat

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2000-10-01

Works: Claudio Monteverdi: Vespers of the Blessed Virgin; O quam pulchra es, amica mea, motet for solo tenor, SV 317; O beatae viae, O felices gressus, motet for 2 sopranos, SV 312; Salve, O regina; Selva m...
Performers: Grenat, Brigitte; Jacobs, René; Nelson, Judith
Conductors: Jacobs, René
Ensemble: Concerto Vocale

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HAR 1951032
Rameau: Les Grands Motets / Herreweghe, La Chapelle Royale
Rameau: Les Grands Motets / Herreweghe, La Chapelle Royale

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2000-08-01

Works: Jean-Philippe Rameau: In convertendo, grand motet for soloists, chorus, 2 flutes, 2 horns, violin, viola & continuo; Quam dilecta, grand motet for soloists, chorus, 2 flutes, 2 violins, viola & conti...
Performers: de Mey, Guy; Gari, Suzanne; Jansen, Jan-Willem [Hpsch]; Kooy, Peter; Ledroit, Henri; Monbaliu, Lieve; Varcoe, Stephen
Conductors: Herreweghe, Philippe
Ensemble: La Chapelle Royale
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Ombra mai fu - Handel: Arias, etc / Andreas Scholl, et al
Ombra mai fu - Handel: Arias, etc / Andreas Scholl, et al

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 1999-04-01

Works: George Frederick Handel: Admeto, Rè di Tessaglia, HWV 22; MEDLEY; Giulio Cesare; Radamisto, HWV 12; Rodelinda; Alcina; Concerto grosso in C major, HWV 318 "Alexander's Feast"
Performers: Scholl, Andreas
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Ensemble: Alessandro Scarlatti Orchestra, Naples

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Scholl is pre-eminent among today's countertenors for the fine quality, roundness and power of his voice as well as for the artistry of its...continue...
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English Folksongs & Lute Songs / Andreas Scholl
English Folksongs & Lute Songs / Andreas Scholl

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 1996-08-01

Works: John Dowland: Behold a wonder here, for voice, lute & bass viol (Third Book of Songs); Me, me, and none but me, for 4 voices & lute (Third Book of Songs); All ye whom love or fortune hath betrayed (F...
Performers: Martin, Andreas [Lute]; Scholl, Andreas
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HAR 901603
Documenta - Caldara: Maddalena ai piedi di Cristo / Jacobs
Documenta - Caldara: Maddalena ai piedi di Cristo / Jacobs

2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 1996-08-01

Works: Antonio Caldara: Maddalena ai piedi di Cristo, oratorio
Performers: Dominguez, Rosa; Fink, Bernarda [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Kiehr, Maria Cristina [Soprano Vocal]; Messthaler, Ulrich; Scholl, Andreas; Türk, Gerd
Conductors: Jacobs, René
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HAR 905221
Les Tres Riches Heures du Moyen Age - A Medieval Journey
Les Tres Riches Heures du Moyen Age - A Medieval Journey

6 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 1995-11-01

Works: Byzantine Chant: Alleluia. Tropaire de la venue de l'époux (Holy Monday); Innani'Uchachidu khidraka - Exapostilarion de l'Office de Mardi Sant; The Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom; Anonymou...
Performers: Angelopoulos, Lycourgos; Balloy, Philippe; Benet, Josep; Bothwell, Malcolm; Breitschopf, Hans; Brisset, Laurence; Cabré, Josep; Casabianca, Gilberte; Casalonga, Nicole; Clemencic, René ...
Conductors: ; Pérès, Marcel; Deller, Alfred; Dobszay, László; Clemencic, René; Springfels, Mary; Hillier, Paul
Ensemble: Anonymous 4; Clemencic Consort; Deller Consort; Ensemble Organum; L'Ensemble de la Paix; Les Pages de la Chapelle; Newberry Consort; Schola Hungarica; The Hilliard Ensemble
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Handel. Giulio Cesare. Concerto Koln, R.jacobs
Handel. Giulio Cesare. Concerto Koln, R.jacobs

4 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 1991-11-01

Works: George Frederick Handel: Giulio Cesare
Performers: Fink, Bernarda [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Lallouette, Olivier; Larmore, Jennifer; Ragin, Derek Lee; Rorholm, Marianne; Schlick, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Visse, Dominique [Countertenor Vocal]; Zanasi, Fur...
Conductors: Jacobs, René

"An excellent cast in one of Handel's greatest operas." -BBC Music...continue...
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