Henry Purcell (1659-1695): Dido & Aeneas / Josephine Veasey, soprano; John Shirley-Quirk, baritone; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, John Alldis Choir, Colin Davis
1 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2016-03-11Works: Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Z 626
Performers: Constable, John [Keyboards]; Donath, Helen [Soprano Vocal]; Heath, Kenneth [Cello]; McGee, Robin; Shirley-Quirk, John; Veasey, Josephine; Wallis, Delia
Conductors: Davis, Colin
Ensemble: Academy of St Martin in the Fields; John Alldis Choir
Dido and Aeneas is Henry Purcell's only opera, and was written in the later portion of the seventeenth century, when there was no opera tradition...continue...
Recording information: The Walthamstow Town Hall, London, United Kingdom (08/1970)....continue...
1 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2015-10-09Works: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Sinfonia no 1 in G; Symphony for strings & continuo in B flat major (Sei sinfonie no 2), H. 658, Wq. 182/2; Symphony for strings & continuo in C major (Sei sinfonie no 3), ...
Performers: Pinnock, Trevor
Conductors: Pinnock, Trevor
Ensemble: ; The English Concert
From the total of nineteen symphonies that C.P.E. Bach wrote, six are featured on this album. Commissioned in 1773 by Bach's patron Gottfried von Swieten,...continue...
Recording information: Henry Wood Hall, London, UK (10/1979)....continue...
4 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2011-01-25Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Violin no 1 in B flat major, K. 207; Concerto for Violin no 2 in D major, K. 211; Concerto for Violin no 5 in A major ("Turkish") K. 219; Concerto for Violin no ...
Performers: Belder, Pieter-Jan; Fischer, Julia [Violin]; Meyer, Hans; Nikolic, Gordan; Stegenga, Herre-Jan
Conductors: Kreizberg, Yakov
German violinist Julia Fischer is recognized worldwide for possessing a talent of uncommon ability and as an exceptionally gifted artist, reflected in the numerous awards...continue...
Recording information: Doopsgezinde Kerk (Mennonite Church), Haarlem, The Neth....continue...
1 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2006-10-31Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Violin no 1 in B flat major, K. 207; Concerto for Violin no 2 in D major, K. 211; Concerto for Violin no 5 in A major ("Turkish") K. 219
Performers: Belder, Pieter-Jan; Fischer, Julia [Violin]
Conductors: Kreizberg, Yakov
Ensemble: Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
BBC Music Magazine
Kreizberg's accompaniments are pacey, spry and debonair. They're well matched by the playing of his soloist, which is nigh-on technically unimpeachable... she's a...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2006-04-18Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: La Clemenza de Tito; Abendempfindung, K 523; Das Veilchen, K 476; Ludwig van Beethoven: Egmont, incidental music, Op. 84; No, non turbarti! . . . Ma tu tremi, o mio tesoro, s...
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Leppard, Raymond [Conductor]
Conductors: Leppard, Raymond
Ensemble: English Chamber Choir; English Chamber Orchestra
1 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2005-06-01Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Art of the Fugue, BWV 1080
Performers: Andrew Davis [Conductor/Organ]; Heath, Kenneth [Cello]; Hogwood, Christopher [Conductor]; Kaine, Carmel; Latchem, Malcolm; Shingles, Stephen
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Originally recorded for Philips Classics in 1974, this performance captures the Academy at their early peak. Their crisp, polished performance style influenced younger generations of...continue...