Es naht ein Licht (A Light Is Coming) - music for Christmas by Maierhofer, J.S. Bach; des Préz; Praetorius; Nagel; Hollmann & tradition songs & carols / Octavians
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2016-01-08Conductors:
The third recording by this charismatic a cappella octet The Ensemble Octavians - all are former singers with the boys' choir of the Jena Philharmonie...continue...
De Angelis -Choral music by Schutz, Hassler, Gjeilo, Mahler, Mauersberger, Kokkonen, Dubra / Collegium Vocale Hannover, Florian Lohmann
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2016-01-08Conductors: Lohmann, Florian
Ensemble: Collegium Vocale Hannover
Music by Schoenberg, Mauersberger, Schütz, Hassler, Gjeilo, and Mahler Angels - intermediaries between the visible and the invisible world - aren't always easily heard and...continue...
Johann Rosenmüller (1617-1684): Vespro della Beata Maria Vergine / Georg Drake, Maria Skiba, Paul Lüschen, Henning Voss. Johann Rosenmüller Ensemble
2 CD / Rondeau Production / 2016-01-08Conductors: Breiding, Jorg
Ensemble: Barockorchester L'Arco; Johann Rosenmuller Ensemble; Knabenchor Hannover
During the seventeenth century, there was no such thing as a middle-class concert scene in Italy, as we are familiar with today. If one wanted...continue...
Britten: Children's Crusade; A Ceremony of Carols / Birgit Bachhuber, harp; Ulfert Smidt, organ; Andrea jantzen, piano; Ensemble S
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-11-13Works: Benjamin Britten: A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28; Children's Crusade, ballad for child voices, percussion, 2 pianos & organ, Op. 82
Performers: Bachhuber, Birgit; Begemann, Marilena [Vocals]; Brauss, Edda [Vocals]; Bubanz, Slint [Vocals]; Buhl, Natalie [Soprano Vocal]; Constapel, Imke [Vocals]; Deicher, Franca [Vocals]; Gerdes, Rixte [Vocals...
Conductors: Schofel, Gudrun; Meier, Stephen
Ensemble: Ensemble S; Kinderpercussionsgruppe Mädchenchor Hannover
The collective quality and timbre of a children's choir clearly was extremely compelling to Britten. In these moving and powerful works, the Ma¨dchenchor Hannover directed...continue...
Recording information: Saal der Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hanno (05/02/2015); Stephansstift Hannover (05/02/2015); Saal der Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hanno (07/...continue...
Frank Martin (1890-1974): Missa; works by Percy Fletcher (1879-1932) and Matthias Grunert (b.1973) / Kammerchor der Frauenkirche Dresden, Grunert
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-11-13Conductors: Grunert, Matthias
Ensemble: Kammerchor der Frauenkirche Dresden
When the Frauenkirche Dresden was rebuilt in 2005, its chamber choir was reconstituted with director Matthias Grünert, and in this collection celebrates the power of...continue...
The Liturgical Year with J.S. Bach: The Great Choral Cantatas / Thomanerchor Leipzig; Gewandhausorchester, Georg Christoph Biller [11 CDs]
11 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-11-13Conductors: Biller, Georg Christoph
Ensemble: Gewandhausorchester; Thomanerchor Leipzig
St Thomas's Boys Choir Leipzig and their director Georg Christoph Biller present a comprehensive overview of the entirety of Bach's choral cantata repertory, thirty in...continue...
César Franck: The last Seven Words of Christ on the Cross; Three pieces for organ / Mainzer Domchor & Domorchester; Daniel Beckmann, organ
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-10-09Works: César Franck: Seven Words of Christ at the Cross, for soloists, chorus & orchestra (original for soloists & chorus; Pieces (3) for Organ
Performers: Andersson, Inga-Britt; Beckmann, Daniel; Pilgrim, Sebastian [Bass Vocal]; Rathgeber, Christian; Stenzowski, Edwandro [Tenor Vocal]
Conductors: Storck, Karsten
Ensemble: Mainzer Domorchester
Among the remaining mysteries concerning César Franck's 1859 The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross the legitimate question of authorship no longer troubles...continue...
Recording information: Mainz Cathedral (St. Martin) (04/06/2014); St. Stephen, Mainz (04/06/2014); Mainz Cathedral (St. Martin) (05/12/2015); St. Stephen, Mainz (05/12/2015)....continue...
Martin Luther: A Mighty Fortress is our God - Settings of Martin Luther's songs as chorals, motets and sacred concertos and organ chorales by Praetorius, Schutz & others
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-10-09Works: Samuel Scheidt: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland; Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her; Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ; Christ lag in Todesbanden; Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herre Gott; Vater unser im Himmelreich;...
Performers: Fischer, Katja; Heidrich, Clemens; Klos, Friedemann; Kulawik, Birte; Matthias Grunert [Conductor/Organ]; Sack, Albrecht; Schaffrath, Michael
Conductors: Grunert, Matthias;
Ensemble: Instrumenta Musica
For Martin Luther music was of especially high significance for his life and belief. The treasure trove of world-famous chorales that he left behind became...continue...
Recording information: Frauenkirche Dresden (03/19/2013-03/21/2013); Frauenkirche Dresden (11/23/2014)....continue...
Advent - works by Ludwig Bohme, James MacMillan, Ole Schutzler, Morten Lauridsen, Bob Chilcott, Arvo Pärt, William Byrd, Brahms et al. / Junger Kammerchor Rhein-Neckar, Mathias Rickert
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-09-08Conductors: Rickert, Mathias
Ensemble: Junger Kammerchor Rhein-Neckar
Composers of all periods have been inspired to write stunning works by the chants and liturgies for the four Sundays of Advent, ranging from Tomás...continue...
Brahms and Friends: Choral Works of Brahms, Clara Schumann, Carl Reinecke, Robert Fuchs et al. / Berlin Chamber Choir; Stefan Rauh
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-07-10Conductors: Rauh, Stefan
Ensemble: Berlin Kammerchor
Johannes Brahms’ choral works sometimes stand in the shadow of his grand symphonic works, but the composer thoroughly appreciated the vocal sound body as an...continue...
Two Generations: Choral and Organ Works by Zoltán Gárdonyi (1906-86) and Zsolt Gárdonyi (b.1946) / Kammerchor Bad Homburg; Rudolf Muller, organ
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-07-10Conductors: Rohn, Susanne
Ensemble: Kammerchor Bad Homburg
Like father, like son: Zoltán Gárdonyi (1906–1986) and Zsolt Gárdonyi (*1946) have more in common than their family name. Both were born in Budapest and...continue...
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-03-10
One musician - ten recorders - twelve composers - 21 works - 1000 years of music: no journey is too far for the recorder player...continue...
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-03-10Conductors: Doormann, Stephan
Ensemble: La Festa Musicale
Bach's works have always fascinated Swedish composer Sven-David Sandström (b. 1942), inspiring him to write his own music. In addition to a St Matthew Passion...continue...
J.S. Bach: St. Mark Passion, BWV 247 (1744) (reconstruction by Alexander Grychtolik) / Gudrun Sidonie Otto, Terry Wey, Daniel Johannsen, Stephan MacLeod, Hanno Muller-Brachmann
2 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-03-10Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Saint Mark Passion, BWV 247
Performers: Johannsen, Daniel [Tenor Vocal]; Low, Timothy [Tenor Vocal]; MacLeod, Stephan; Muller-Brachmann, Hanno; Otto, Gudrun Sidonie; Seewer, Tiziano [Bass Vocal]; Wurmehl, Tobias [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Teutschbein, Markus
Ensemble: Knabenkantorei Basel
Of Bach's St Mark Passion, only Picander's textbook survives. The recent (Russia, 2009) discovery of two previously unknown Picander's arias that seamlessly fit into the...continue...
Personnel: Alexander Grychtolik (harpsichord).
Recording information: Martinskirche Basel (03/19/2014-03/22/2014)....continue...