3 CD / Carus / 2012-04-24Works: Anonymous, German: Aus meines Herzens Grunde, hymn; Nun ruhen alle Wälder, hymn; O selige Nacht, hymn; Christi Mutter stand mit Schmerzen, hymn; Wir danken dir, Herr Jesu Christ, hymn; Christ is...
Performers: Dahlmann, Thilo; Johannsen, Kay; Mertens, Klaus; Payer, Gotz; Sandhoff, Ruth; Wegener, Sarah; Weller, Andreas
For many, hymns are a part of early childhood experiences. Their texts and melodies can accompany people throughout their whole lives. Even when memory fades,...continue...
George Frideric Handel: Semele; Israel in Egypt; The Ways of Zion Do Mourn; Zadok the Priest; La Resurrezione; Dixit
6 CD / Warner Classics / 2010-07-20Works: George Frederick Handel: Semele; Israel in Egypt, oratorio, HWV 54; The Ways of Zion Do Mourn (Funeral Anthem for Queen Caroline), for chorus & orchestra, HWV 264; Coronation Anthem; La Resurrezione ...
Performers: Argenta, Nancy; Brett, Charles; Burrowes, Norma; Clarkson, Julian; Davies, Maldwyn; Elliot, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Gordon, Brian; Greene, Daryl; Hicks, Malcolm; Jones, Della; Kendall, William; Knibbs, ...
Conductors: Gardiner, John Eliot
Handel: Semele / Martini, Scholl, Schmidt, Popken, Frankfurt Junge Kantorei, Frankfurt Baroque Orchestra
3 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2008-07-29Works: George Frederick Handel: Semele
Performers: Mertens, Klaus; Popken, Ralf [Countertenor]; Schmidt, Julla; Schoch, Knut; Scholl, Elisabeth
Conductors: Martini, Joachim Carlos
Handel's oratorio 'Semele' was composed in 1743 and tells of a beautiful mortal (Semele), whose short but spectacular love affair with Jupiter, King of the...continue...
2 CD / Challenge Classics / 2003-09-03Works: George Frederick Handel: La Resurrezione di Nostro Signor Gesù Cristo, HWV 47
Performers: Argenta, Nancy; Kiehr, Maria Cristina [Soprano Vocal]; Mertens, Klaus; Mijanovic, Marijana; Reijans, Marcel
Ensemble: Combattimento Consort Amsterdam
"[The performances] are played with a good sense of period-practice... and conducted with infectious vigor and excellent style... The five vocal soloists, moreover, acquit themselves...continue...