Peter Maxwell Davies: Resurrection, opera in 1 act / Della Jones, Christopher Robson, Martyn Hill, Neil Jenkins, Henry Herford, Gerald Finley
2 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-08-12Works: Peter Maxwell Davies: Resurrection, opera in 1 act with prologue, J. 216
Performers: Best, Jonathan; Carewe, Mary [Soprano Vocal]; Finley, Gerald [Bass-Baritone Vocals]; Herford, Henry; Hill, Martyn [Tenor Vocals]; Jenkins, Neil; Jones, Della; Robson, Christopher [Counter Tenor Vocal...
Conductors: Maxwell Davies, Peter
Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies began work on his parodic opera Resurrection whilst studying at Princeton in the early 1960s but it wasn't until the 1980s...continue...
Recording information: Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, England (09/08/1994)....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
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...