3 CD / Virgin Classics / 2009-05-19Works: Henry Purcell: Fairy Queen, Z 629; George Frederick Handel: Alexander's Feast, HWV 75; Franz Joseph Haydn: Missa Cellensis, for soloists, chorus, organ & orchestra in C major ("Cantata Mass"), H. 22/5
Performers: Allan, Thomas; Burgess, Sally; Chance, Michael; Covey-Crump, Rogers; Daniels, Charles; Donath, Helen [Soprano Vocal]; Elliot, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Fink, Marcos; Fournier, Brigitte; George, Michael [V...
Conductors: Parrott, Andrew; Ledger, Philip [Organ]; Corboz, Michel
Ensemble: Gulbenkian Foundation Symphony Orchestra Lisbon; King's College Choir, Cambridge; Taverner Consort
Handel shares his anniversary year with two other composers who hold a prominent place in the musical pantheon, Henry Purcell (born 1659) and Josef Haydn...continue...
1 CD / Hyperion / 1995-01-01Works: Henry Purcell: Hark Damon, hark, song for 2 sopranos, bass, chorus, 2 recorders, 2 violins & continuo, Z. 541; How pleasant is this flowery plain, song for soprano, tenor, 2 recorders & continuo, Z. ...
Performers: Gooding, Julia; Holman, Peter [Conductor]; LeBlanc, Suzie [Soprano Vocal]; Potter, John [Tenor Vocal]; Smith, Angus; Wistreich, Richard [Bass Vocals]
Conductors: Holman, Peter
Ensemble: Parley of Instruments
"The remarkably blended, spirited performance by the Red Byrd vocal ensemble is a delight, and the Parley of Instruments charmingly captures the spirit of the...continue...