1 CD / Decca Import / 2010-08-06Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 170, "Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust" BWV 170; Cantata no 82, "Ich habe genug" BWV 82; Cantata no 159, "Sehet, wir gehn hinauf gen Jerusalem" BWV 159
Performers: Ledger, Philip, Sir [Organ]; Lord, Roger; Malcolm, George; Shirley-Quirk, John; Tear, Robert
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
6 CD / HBDirect Import / 2010-06-22Works: Benjamin Britten: Serenade, for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31; Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22; The Turn of the Screw, Op. 54; The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37; Canticle II, Op. 51...
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Brain, Dennis [French Horn]; Bream, Julian [Guitar]; Britten, Benjamin; Bush, Alan; Cable, Margaret; Cross, Joan; Dart, Thurston; Dickinson, Meriel; Dickson,...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin; Bedford, Steuart; Boult, Adrian; Norrington, Roger; Munchinger, Karl; Jochum, Eugen; Davis, Colin; Lutoslawski, Witold
Ensemble: ; Melos Ensemble of London
The recorded legacy of the great English tenor Peter Pears is substantial and wide-ranging. It embraces Baroque repertory and Elizabethan songs as well as a...continue...
2 CD / Decca / 1995-06-13Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Saint John Passion, BWV 245
Performers: Adeney, Richard; Aronowitz, Cecil; Ballardie, Quintin; Beers, Adrian; Brown, James; Burgess, Russell; Farrell, Timothy; Gatt, Martin; Graeme, Peter; Harper, Heather; Heath, Kenneth [Cello]; Hill, Jen...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
"Britten characteristically refuses to follow any set tradition, whether baroque, Victorian or whatever, and, with greater extremes of tempo than is common (often strikingly fast),...continue...