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The Decca Sound / Highlights from the 50 CD Special Editon [5 CDs]
The Decca Sound / Highlights from the 50 CD Special Editon [5 CDs]

5 CD / Decca Import / 2011-10-03

Works: Emmanuel Chabrier: España, rhapsody for orchestra, also arranged for 2 pianos; Giacomo Puccini: La fanciulla del West; Turandot; Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish";...
Performers: Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Augér, Arleen [Soprano]; Bartoli, Cecilia; Bell, Joshua [Violin]; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Bott, Catherine [Soprano Vocals]; Byram-Wigfield, Timothy [Organ]; Cabal...
Conductors: Argenta, Ataúlfo; Capuana, Franco; Maag, Peter; Martinon, Jean; Kertész, István; Willcocks, David; Ansermet, Ernest; Karajan, Herbert v.; Monteux, Pierre; Britten, Benjamin; Fist...
Ensemble: ; Les Talens Lyriques; Matrix Ensemble; Melos Ensemble of London; New London Consort; Vienna Octet

Includes tracks from all 50 CDs in The Decca Sound box. 55 years of recording celebrating the glorious Decca Sound from the early days of...continue...
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DECI 4783317CD
Peter Pears: Anniversary Tribute
Peter Pears: Anniversary Tribute

6 CD / Decca Import / 2010-05-03

Works: 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...
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DECI 4782345CD
Essential Choral Classics
Essential Choral Classics

2 CD / Decca Import / 2006-04-10

Works: Carl Orff: Carmina burana; George Frederick Handel: Coronation Anthem; Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Gregorio Allegri: Miserere; Felix Mendelssohn: Hear my prayer; Elijah, Op. 70; César Franck: P...
Performers: Brown, Wilfred; Burrowes, Norma; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Goodman, Roy [Conductor]; Harper, Heather; Hussain, Alastair; Kollo, René [Tenor Vocal]; Krause, Tom; Minton, Yvonne [Soprano ...
Conductors: Dutoit, Charles; Willcocks, David; Daniel, Paul; Cleobury, Stephen; Gandolfi, Romano; Ottley, Jerold D.; Britten, Benjamin; Solti, Georg; Preston, Simon; Marriner, Sir Neville; Guest, George; Haitink...
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus; Cambridge University Music Society; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Chr...

This 2-CD set Includes more than 21/2 hours of the greatest 'hits' of the chorus. Performances are by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Kings College Choir...continue...
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Eloquence - Orff: Carmina Burana / Dorati, Burrowes, et al
Eloquence - Orff: Carmina Burana / Dorati, Burrowes, et al

1 CD / Decca Import / 2001-03-27

Works: Carl Orff: Carmina burana
Performers: Burrowes, Norma; Devos, Louis; Shirley-Quirk, John
Conductors: Dorati, Antal
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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DECI 467402
Handel: Messiah (Complete)
Handel: Messiah (Complete)

2 CD / Decca Import / 2001-01-02

Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
Performers: Downes, Ralph; Harper, Heather; Lang, William; Pearson, Leslie [Keyboard]; Shirley-Quirk, John; Wakefield, John
Conductors: Davis, Colin

Musically, the star of this show is soprano Heather Harper. She recorded this at age 33 with profound devotion to Handel, fine ornamentation, flawless technique...continue...
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Gabriel Fauré: Requiem; Maurice Duruflé: Requiem
Gabriel Fauré: Requiem; Maurice Duruflé: Requiem

1 CD / Decca Import / 2000-09-13

Works: Gabriel Fauré: Requiem, Op. 48; Maurice Duruflé: Requiem
Performers: Cleobury, Stephen [Organ/Conductor]; Luxon, Benjamin [Baritone Vocal]; Palmer, Felicity; Shirley-Quirk, John
Conductors: Guest, George; Hickox, Richard
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DECI 4674562CD
Mozart: Laudate Dominum; Vespers & Litanies
Mozart: Laudate Dominum; Vespers & Litanies

2 CD / Decca Import / 1998-10-12

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Laudate Dominum; Vesperae de Dominica, K 321; Mass no 11 for soloists, chorus & orchestra in C major (missa brevis, "Spaurmesse"), K. 258; Litaniae Lauretanae (de Beata Maria...
Performers: Cotrubas, Ileana; Evans, Wynford; Hill, David; Langridge, Philip [Tenor Vocal]; Malcolm, George; Marshall, Margaret; Palmer, Felicity; Roberts, Stephen; Shirley-Quirk, John; Tear, Robert
Conductors: Guest, George; Marriner, Sir Neville
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DECI 4583792CD
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine 1610 / Gardiner
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine 1610 / Gardiner

2 CD / Decca Import / 1994-10-12

Works: Claudio Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine; Exultent caeli et gaudeant angeli, motet for 5 voices, SV 304; Giovanni Gabrieli: Audite principes; Angelus ad pastores ait; Quem vidistis pastores, mo...
Performers: Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Brett, Charles; Gomez, Jill; Hicks, Malcolm; Hill, Martyn [Tenor Vocals]; Kraemer, Nicholas; Langridge, Philip [Tenor Vocal]; Messana, John Angelo; Palmer, Felicit...
Conductors: Gardiner, John Eliot
Ensemble: David Monrow Recorder Ensemble; Philip Jones Brass Ensemble; Philip Jones Wind Ensemble
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DECI 4434822CD
Vivaldi: Glorias, etc / Guest, Cleobury
Vivaldi: Glorias, etc / Guest, Cleobury

2 CD / Decca Import / 1994-10-12

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Gloria, for 6 solo voices, chorus, trumpet, 2 oboes, 2 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, strings & contin; "Domine Deus" from Gloria RV 589, for Soprano, Trumpet and Continuo; Magnificat ...
Performers: Bowen, Kenneth; Briggs, David; Buchanan, Isobel; Castle, Peter; Farnes, Richard [Conductor]; King, Andrew [Tenor]; Kwella, Patrizia; Partridge, Ian [Tenor Vocals]; Russell, Lynda; Shirley-Quirk, John...
Conductors: Guest, George; Ledger, Philip [Organ]; Cleobury, Stephen
Ensemble: St. John's College Choir, Cambridge; Wren Orchestra
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Mozart: Requiem, etc / Marriner, Cotrubas, Watts, Tear
Mozart: Requiem, etc / Marriner, Cotrubas, Watts, Tear

2 CD / Decca Import / 1994-02-21

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a); Mass no 15 for vocal soloists, chorus & orchestra in C major ("Coronation"), K. 317; Litaniae Lauretanae (de Beata Maria Virgine) for solois...
Performers: Cotrubas, Ileana; Ledger, Philip, Sir [Organ]; Malcolm, George; Shirley-Quirk, John; Spoorenberg, Erna; Tear, Robert
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
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Mahler: The Symphonies / Solti, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Mahler: The Symphonies / Solti, Chicago Symphony Orchestra

10 CD / Decca Import / 1991-09-15

Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan"; Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection"; Symphony no 3 in D minor; Symphony no 4 in G major; Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor; Symphony no 6 in A minor ...
Performers: Auger, Arleen [Soprano]; Buchanan, Isobel; Harper, Heather; Kollo, Rene [Tenor Vocal]; Popp, Lucia [Soprano Vocals]; Shirley-Quirk, John; Talvela, Martti; Te Kanawa, Kiri, Dame [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Solti, Georg
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Glen Ellyn Children's Choir
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Britten: Death in Venice
Britten: Death in Venice

2 CD / Decca Import / 1990-02-07

Performers: Bauer, Michael; Bowen, Kenneth; Jones, Keith; Pears, Peter, Sir; Shirley-Quirk, John
Conductors: Bedford, Steuart

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In his insert-notes, Christopher Palmer has pertinent things to say about the sexual climate of Britten's last opera, Death in Venice; but...continue...
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Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream / Britten, London SO
Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream / Britten, London SO

2 CD / Decca Import / 1990-02-06

Works: Benjamin Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 64
Performers: Brannigan, Owen; Deller, Alfred; Harper, Heather; Harwood, Elizabeth [Soprano Vocals]; Hemsley, Thomas; Kelly, David C. [Opera]; Lumsden, Norman; MacDonald, Kenneth; Pears, Peter, Sir [Tenor Vocals];...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra

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This recording remains as fresh and inspired as the day it was made. Britten's taut, disciplined yet magical reading is unsurpassed.
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britten: the rape of lucretia
britten: the rape of lucretia

2 CD / Decca Import / 1990-02-05

Works: Benjamin Britten: Phaedra, Op. 93; The Rape of Lucretia
Performers: Bainbridge, Elisabeth; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Drake, Bryan; Harper, Heather; Hill, Jenny; Luxon, Benjamin [Baritone Vocal]; Pears, Peter, Sir [Tenor Vocals]; Shirley-Quirk, John
Conductors: Bedford, Steuart; Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
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Britten: Billy Budd / Britten, London SO
Britten: Billy Budd / Britten, London SO

3 CD / Decca Import / 1989-04-05

Works: Benjamin Britten: Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Op. 35; Songs and Proverbs of W. Blake, song cycle for baritone & piano, Op. 74; Billy Budd, Op. 50
Performers: Bowman, David; Bowman, Robert [Tenor Vocal]; Brannigan, Owen; Britten, Benjamin; Bryn-Jones, Delme; Bush, Henry [Baritone Vocal]; Coleby, Geoffrey; Dempsey, Gregory; Drake, Bryan; Fischer-Dieskau, Di...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus
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Mozart: Requiem / Marriner, Cotrubas, Watts, Tear, et al
Mozart: Requiem / Marriner, Cotrubas, Watts, Tear, et al

1 CD / Decca Import / 1987-12-14

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K 626
Performers: Cotrubas, Ileana; Shirley-Quirk, John; Tear, Robert
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus
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