1 CD / Decca / 2014-07-08Works: Cole Porter: Night and day, song (from The Gay Divorcee); Kiss Me, Kate; I've got you under my skin, song (from the film "Born to Dance"); You'd be so nice to come home to, song (from "Something to S...
Performers: Siepi, Cesare
Conductors: Shaw, Roland; Erede, Alberto
Ensemble: ; Roland Shaw Orchestra
Ten classic recordings of recitals from legends of the golden era, featuring great performances from Cesare Siepi, Hans Hotter, Lisa Della Casa and more, re-released...continue...
Recording information: Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Roma....continue...
Monteverdi: Vespro della beata Vergine (1610) / Namur Chamber Choir, Cappella Mediterranea, Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
2 CD / Ambronay / 2014-07-08Works: Claudio Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine; Magnificat (I), for 8 voices, 2 violins and 4 violas/trombones (from Selva morale e spirituale), SV
Performers: Bellotto, Matteo; Flores, Mariana [Soprano Vocal]; Foresti, Sergio; Guimaraes, Fernando; Scheen, Celine; Schofrin, Fabian; Torres, Victor; Wilder, Zachary
Conductors: Garcia Alarcon, Leonardo; Alarcon, Leonardo Garcia
Ensemble: ; Cappella Mediterranea; Namur Chamber Choir
A bona-fide masterpiece of sacred music, Monteverdi's Vespro della beata Vergine not only sealed the connection between Renaissance polyphony and the virtuoso opulence of the...continue...
Recording information: the abbatial church of Ambronay, France (09/07/2013-09/12/2013)....continue...
Beethoven: Missa Solemnis / Helen Donath, Doris Soffel, Siegfried Jerusalem, Hans Sotin. Solti, Londo PO
1 CD / London Philharmonic Orchestra / 2014-07-08Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123
Performers: Donath, Helen [Soprano Vocal]; Jerusalem, Siegfried; Soffel, Doris; Sotin, Hans
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
Ensemble: Edinburgh Festival Chorus; London Philharmonic Orchestra
The Missa Solemnis is one of Beethoven's great works; nothing he composed surpasses it for scale, sincerity or sheer vision. The 1982 BBC Proms live...continue...
Recording information: Royal Albert Hall, London (09/10/1982)....continue...