1 DVD Video / Juxtapositions / 2011-09-27Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Magnificat in D major, BWV 243; Igor Stravinsky: Mass
Performers: Hardesty, Rodney; Hudson, Paul; Mitchinson, John; Mory, Anny; Parker, Patricia
Conductors: Bernstein, Leonard
Ensemble: English Bach Festival Choir; English Bach Festival Chorus; English Bach Festival Orchestra; Trinity Boys Choir
Soon the objection to the reading of Stravinsky's Mass, a work steeped in the neoclassical style most genuine Russian composer Bernstein recreates sober expression. Good...continue...
Run Time: 54 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, B&W
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo,
Subtitles: Latin, English, German, French
1 DVD Video / Supraphon / 2007-08-31Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Greek Passion
Performers: Field, Helen; Mitchinson, John; Savory, Catherine; Tomlinson, John
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles, Sir
Ensemble: Brno Philharmonic Orchestra; Kuhn's Children's Chorus; Prague Philharmonic Chorus
Martinu wrote his own libretto for the opera 'Greek Passion' which is based on Christ Recrucified (1951), a novel by Nikos Kazantzakis. The opera was...continue...
Run Time: 93 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Sound Format(s): , Digitally Processed
Country of Origin: Czech Republic
3 CD / Lyrita / 2007-07-01Works: John Ireland: Songs of a Wayfarer, songs (5) for voice & piano; When lights go rolling round the sky, for voice & piano; Hope the Hornblower, for voice & piano; Sea fever, for voice & piano; Marigold...
Performers: Luxon, Benjamin [Baritone Vocal]; Mitchinson, John; Rowlands, Alan
Legendary performances on CD for the first time! Three great vocal artists in rarely heard repertory of the greatest interest. Includes booklet with complete texts...continue...
2 CD / Lyrita / 2006-11-01Works: William Alwyn: Miss Julie, opera
Performers: Gomez, Jill; Jones, Della; Luxon, Benjamin [Baritone Vocal]; Mitchinson, John
Conductors: Tausky, Vilem
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Alwyn was a pioneer in composing serious music for films, and between 1936 and 1962 wrote the music for sixty feature films including Odd Man...continue...
6 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2005-11-08Works: Igor Stravinsky: L'oiseau de feu (The Firebird), concert suite for orchestra no 2; Petrushka, ballet (burlesque) in 4 scenes for orchestra (1947 version); Pulcinella, suite for orchestra; Le sacre du...
Performers: Argerich, Martha [Piano]; Berman, Boris; Francesch, Homero; Hudson, Paul; Katsaris, Cyprien; Mitchinson, John; Mory, Anny; Parker, Patricia; Zimerman, Krystian [Piano]
Conductors: Bernstein, Leonard
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra; English Bach Festival Percussion Ensemble; Israel Philharmonic Orchestra; Members of the English Bach Festival Orchestra (Me; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
This was the recording of Les Noces that revealed the full stature of the work - Gramophone...continue...
2 CD / Supraphon / 1989-01-01Works: Bohuslav Martinu: The Greek Passion (Recké pasije), opera, H. 372
Performers: Cullis, Rita; Davies, Arthur [Tenor Vocal]; Field, Helen [Soprano Vocals]; Gwynne, David; Harris, John [Tenor Vocal]; Joll, Phillip; Jonasova, Jana; Lawton, Jeffrey; Mitchinson, John; Moses, Geoffrey...
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles