4 CD / Nimbus Records / 1998-05-19Works: Michael Tippett: Ritual Dances from "The Midsummer Marriage", for chorus ad lib & orchestra; The Midsummer Marriage, opera in 3 acts; Praeludium, for brass, bells & percussion; Suite in D major for t...
Performers: Anderson, John; Ashton, Graham; Baillie, Alexander; Best, Matthew [Bass Vocals]; Causse, Gerard [Viola]; Copley, Michael [Recorder/Flute]; Cornes, Jeremy; Cullis, Rita; Curtis, Mark; Hamburger, Peter...
Conductors: Tippett, Michael; Boughton, William
Ensemble: English Northern Philharmonia; English String Orchestra
This CD set is released in honor of Sir Michael Tippett, who passed away on January 8th, 1998. It contains important recordings of some of...continue...
1 CD / Chandos Records / 1998-05-19Works: Modest Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov
Performers: Bayley, Clive; Best, Matthew [Bass Vocals]; Cookson, Brian; Curtis, Mark; Dowson, Stephen; Howard, Yvonne; Kale, Stuart [Tenor Vocal]; Parry, Susan; Rodgers, Joan; Tomlinson, John
Conductors: Daniel, Paul
Ensemble: English Northern Philharmonia; Leeds Parish Church Chorus; Opera North Chorus
"With the rich sonics, superior dynamic range, and deep, wide soundstage typical of a Chandos production, the five extended excerpts (Coronaation Scene, Varlaam's Song, Scene...continue...