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Agostino Steffani: Duetti da Camera / Alan Curtis; Daniela Mazzucato, Carolyn Watkinson, Paul Esswood, John Elwes
Agostino Steffani: Duetti da Camera / Alan Curtis; Daniela Mazzucato, Carolyn Watkinson, Paul Esswood, John Elwes

1 CD / Decca / 2012-12-11

Works: Agostino Steffani: Tu m'aspettasti al mare, chamber duet; M'hai da piangere un dì, chamber duet; Io voglio provar, chamber duet; Placidissime catene; Gia tu parti, chamber duet; E perché...
Performers: Curtis, Alan; Elwes, John; Esswood, Paul; Mazzucato, Daniela; Moller, Wouter; Watkinson, Carolyn
Conductors: Curtis, Alan

The name of Baroque composer Agostine Steffani (1654-1728) has been much in the air recently, and we have taken this opportunity to revive an Archiv...continue...
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The Very Best of Gilbert & Sullivan
The Very Best of Gilbert & Sullivan

2 CD / Decca / 2011-06-14

Works: Arthur Sullivan: The Mikado; H.M.S. Pinafore; Trial by Jury; The Sorcerer; Patience; The Yeomen of the Guard; The Pirates of Penzance; Ruddigore; Iolanthe; The Gondoliers; The Gongoliers; Princess Ida
Performers: Adams, Donald; Allister, Jean; Brannigan, Owen; Cook, George; Harwood, Elizabeth [Soprano Vocals]; Hindmarsh, Jean; Holland, Lyndsie; Hood, Ann; Jones, Peggy Ann; Knight, Gillian; Lawlor, Thomas; Mas...
Conductors: Nash, Royston; Godfrey, Isidore; Sargent, Malcolm

This 2-CD, 52-track collection offers favourite songs and choruses from: The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, Iolanthe, HMS Pinafore, The Yeomen of the Guard, The...continue...
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Handel: Partenope / Scholl, Negrin, Concerto Copenhagen [DVD]
Handel: Partenope / Scholl, Negrin, Concerto Copenhagen [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Decca / 2009-10-26

Works: George Frideric Handel: Partenope, HWV 27
Performers: Dam-Jensen, Inger; Dumaux, Christophe; Jensen, Bo Kristian; Knudsen, Palle; Scholl, Andreas; Semmingsen, Tuva
Conductors: Mortensen, Lars Ulrik
Ensemble: Concerto Copenhagen

A major contribution to the 'Handel Year': countertenor star Andreas Scholl returns to the Decca label in a new high-definition film of Handel's comedy 'Partenope',...continue...
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Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS 5.1 Surround
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish, Chinese
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Claudio Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea (2009) / De Niese, Coote - Haim [2 DVD]
Claudio Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea (2009) / De Niese, Coote - Haim [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / Decca / 2009-07-14

Works: Claudio Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea, opera in 3 acts, SV 308
Performers: Ablinger-Sperrhacke, Wolfgang; Arnet, Marie; Battaglia, Paolo; Coote, Alice; Davies, Iestyn; De Niese, Danielle; Freston, Amy; Mihai, Simona; Mumford, Tamara; Visse, Dominique; Yoncheva, Sonya
Conductors: Haïm, Emmanuelle
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

This is the major debut on Decca DVD of Danielle de Niese. Returning to the opera house where she sang her sensational Cleopatra in Handel's...continue...
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Handel: Semele / Christie/La Scintilla, Bartoli, Nikiteanu, Remmert, Rey [2 DVD]
Handel: Semele / Christie/La Scintilla, Bartoli, Nikiteanu, Remmert, Rey [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / Decca / 2009-05-12

Works: George Frideric Handel: Semele, HWV 58
Performers: Allen, Thomas Michael; Bartoli, Cecilia; Nikiteanu, Liliana; Remmert, Birgit; Rey, Isabel; Scharinger, Anton; Workman, Charles
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Scintilla Chamber Orchestra

Opera superstar Cecilia Bartoli offers her first operatic release on DVD in 12 years, and also her first opera in English. Bartoli stars as Semele...continue...
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Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS 5.1 Surround
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish, Chinese
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Handel: Semele / Christie/La Scintilla, Bartoli, Nikiteanu, Remmert, Rey [Blu-Ray]
Handel: Semele / Christie/La Scintilla, Bartoli, Nikiteanu, Remmert, Rey [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / Decca / 2009-05-12

Works: George Frideric Handel: Semele, HWV 58
Performers: Allen, Thomas Michael; Bartoli, Cecilia; Nikiteanu, Liliana; Remmert, Birgit; Rey, Isabel; Scharinger, Anton; Workman, Charles
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Scintilla Chamber Orchestra

This is a BLU-RAY disc and will not play on a standard DVD player. A standard DVD is available as DEC B001286809. Opera superstar Cecilia...continue...
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Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS HD Master Audio
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Fanshawe: African Sanctus, Salaams / John Lambert, Owain Arwel Hughes, et al
Fanshawe: African Sanctus, Salaams / John Lambert, Owain Arwel Hughes, et al

1 CD / Decca / 2009-02-10

Works: David Fanshawe: African Sanctus, for chorus, ensemble & tape; Salaams, for cantor, 11 singers, piano, tapes & drums
Performers: Addy, Mustapha Tettey; Ashe, Rosemary; Bamber, Peter; Beavan, David; Butler, Gerry; Cable, Margaret; Campo, Tony; Clark, Patricia; Emery, Terry [Percussion]; Fanshawe, David; Harrison, Elisabeth; Hil...
Conductors: Hughes, Owain Arwel; Lambert, John
Ensemble: ; Ambrosian Singers

Written by English composer and ethnomusicologist David Fanshawe, 'African Sanctus' is a unique setting of the traditional Latin Mass harmonized with traditional African music. Fanshawe...continue...
Personnel: Peter Bamber, Gareth Roberts (tenor); David Beavan (bass voice); Alan Parker (guitar); Gerry Butler (organ); Terry Emery, Mustapha Tettey Addy, Gary Kettel (percussion).

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Ultimate Wagner - Essential Masterpieces
Ultimate Wagner - Essential Masterpieces

5 CD / Decca / 2008-08-26

Works: Richard Wagner: Das Rheingold; Die Walküre; Siegfried; Götterdämmerung; Tristan und Isolde; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; Parsifal
Performers: Adam, Theo; Bode, Hannelore; Browner, Alison; Burmeister, Annelies; Cervena, Sona; Cox, Jean; Dene, Jozsef; Dernesch, Helga [Soprano]; Esser, Hermin; Estes, Simon [Bass Baritone Vocals]; Greindl, Jos...
Conductors: Böhm, Karl; Solti, Sir Georg; Varviso, Silvio; Levine, James
Ensemble: ; Bayreuth Festival Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
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Wagner: The Great Operas from the Bayreuth Festival / Sawallisch, Nilsson, Rysanek, Silja, et al
Wagner: The Great Operas from the Bayreuth Festival / Sawallisch, Nilsson, Rysanek, Silja, et al

33 CD / Decca / 2008-06-17

Works: Richard Wagner: The Flying Dutchman; Tannhäuser; Lohengrin; Tristan und Isolde; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; Das Rheingold; Die Walküre; Siegfried; Götterdämmerung; Parsif...
Performers: Adam, Theo; Appel, Wolfgang; Böhme, Kurt [Bass Vocal]; Bauer, Hartmut; Bode, Hannelore; Browner, Alison; Bumbry, Grace; Burmeister, Annelies; Cervena, Sona; Cox, Jean; Crass, Franz; Dene, J&oacu...
Conductors: Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Böhm, Karl; Varviso, Silvio; Levine, James
Ensemble: ; Bayreuth Festival Orchestra

A special, limited edition 33-CD box set containing all of Wagner's operas from 'The Flying Dutchman' (1841) to his final masterpiece 'Parsifal' (1882) in performances...continue...
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The Originals - Verdi: Luisa Miller / Maag, Pavarotti, et al
The Originals - Verdi: Luisa Miller / Maag, Pavarotti, et al

2 CD / Decca / 2007-07-10

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Luisa Miller
Performers: Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Celine, Annette; Giaiotti, Bonaldo; Milnes, Sherrill [Baritone Vocals]; Pavarotti, Fernando; Pavarotti, Luciano; Reynolds, Anna; van Allan, Richard [Bass-Bariton...
Conductors: Maag, Peter

BBC Music Magazine
Verdi's early score receives here one of its best studio accounts, with Caballé splendid in the title role, Pavarotti stylistically apt as her...continue...
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Ultimate Opera - The Essential Masterpieces
Ultimate Opera - The Essential Masterpieces

5 CD / Decca / 2007-06-12

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Gianni Schicchi, opera; Tosca; La bohème; Madama Butterfly; Turandot; La Rondine; La Fanciulla del West; Manon Lescaut; Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco; Rigoletto; Luisa Miller; La tr...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Bacquier, Gabriel; Bastianini, Ettore; Berbie, Jane; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bjorling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Borthayre, Jean; Braun, Victor; Bumbry, Gra...
Conductors: Gardelli, Lamberto; Lewis, Henry; Molinari-Pradelli, France; Maazel, Lorin; Gavazzeni, Gianandrea; Bernet, Dietfried; Solti, Sir Georg; Patanè, Giuseppe; Serafin, Tullio; Downes, Edward; Gibson,...

"Decca doesn't stint in offering some of its most outstanding performances -- the star-studded list of singers includes Joan Sutherland, Renata Tebaldi, Birgit Nilsson, Marilyn...continue...
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The Originals - R. Strauss: Elektra / Solti, Nilsson, Resnik
The Originals - R. Strauss: Elektra / Solti, Nilsson, Resnik

2 CD / Decca / 2007-05-08

Works: Richard Strauss: Elektra
Performers: Collier, Marie; Cook, Jane; Franc, Tugomir; Heppe, Leo; Lehane, Maureen; Lilowa, Margarita; Minton, Yvonne [Soprano Vocals]; Nilsson, Birgit [Soprano Vocal]; Resnik, Regina; Sjostedt, Margaret; Stolz...
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

BBC Music Magazine
A classic superbly remastered, with Nilsson's searing anti-heroine and Solti building almost unbearable tension. Includes Resnik's raddled Klytaemnestra, Krause's heroic O...continue...
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Originals - Britten: Peter Grimes / Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears
Originals - Britten: Peter Grimes / Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears

2 CD / Decca / 2006-10-10

Works: Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes
Performers: Brannigan, Owen; Elms, Lauris; Evans, Geraint [Baritone]; Kells, Iris; Kelly, David C. [Opera]; Lanigan, John; Nilsson, Raymond; Norman, Marcus; Pears, Peter, Sir [Tenor Vocals]; Pease, James [Barito...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

"The Decca recording was one of the first great achievements of the stereo era. Few opera recordings can claim to be do definitive, with Peter...continue...
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Janacek: The Operas / Mackerras, Vienna Philharmonic
Janacek: The Operas / Mackerras, Vienna Philharmonic

9 CD / Decca / 2006-09-12

Works: Leos Janácek: Jenufa; Jealousy; Príhody Lisky Bystrousky (The Cunning Little Vixen); The Cunning Little Vixen, suite for orchestra (arranged and orchestrated by Václav Talich); From ...
Performers: Blachut, Beno; Czakov, Anna; Drechsler, Hedwig; Dvorsky, Peter; Hribikov, Eva; Hudecov, Zuzana; Jahn, Gertrude; Janska, Jaroslava; Jedlicka, Dalibor; Jonasova, Jana; Joran, Jiri; Kniplova, Nadezda; K...
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Chorus

BBC Music Magazine
Charles Mackerras's partnership with soprano Söderström produced definitive and superbly recorded studio performances of Kát'a Kabanová, Jenufa and...continue...
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Collectors Edition - Handel: Oratorios / Hogwood, et al
Collectors Edition - Handel: Oratorios / Hogwood, et al

8 CD / Decca / 2005-10-11

Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Athalia, HWV 52; Esther; La Resurrezione di Nostro Signor Gesù Cristo, HWV 47
Performers: Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Elliot, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Jones, Aled; King, Andrew [Tenor]; Kirkby, Emma; Kwella, Patrizia; Nelson, Judith [Soprano Vocal]; Partridge, Ian [Tenor Vocals]; Rolf...
Conductors: Hogwood, Christopher
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music; Christ Church Cathedral Choir

Christopher Hogwood and The Academy of Ancient Music have made a number of distinguished recordings of the music of Handel. Handels most popular oratorio, Messiah,...continue...
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An introduction to Der Ring des Nibelungen / Cooke, Solti
An introduction to Der Ring des Nibelungen / Cooke, Solti

2 CD / Decca / 2005-09-13

Works: Deryck Cooke: An Introduction to Wagner's "Der Ring des Nibelungen"
Performers: Böhme, Kurt [Bass Vocal]; Balsborg, Oda; Crespin, Régine; Dernesch, Helga [Soprano]; Fassbaender, Brigitte [Mezzo-Soprano Vocals]; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Flagstad, Ki...
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Famed British Musicologist, Deryck Cooke, offers insightful comentary highlighted with musical examples performed by the Vienna Philharmonic under the direction of Sir Georg Solti. This...continue...
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Britten Conducts Britten Operas Vol 1
Britten Conducts Britten Operas Vol 1

8 CD / Decca / 2004-10-12

Works: Benjamin Britten: Albert Herring, Op. 39; Owen Wingrave, opera, Op. 85; Billy Budd, Op. 50; Peter Grimes
Performers: Amit, Sheila; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bowman, David; Brannigan, Owen; Bryn-Jones, Delme; Bush, Henry [Baritone Vocal]; Cantelo, April; Coleby, Geoffrey; Dempsey, Gregory; Douglas, N...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus; English Chamber Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

These recordings of four of Britten's operas conducted by the composer are all classics. Owen Wingrave remains unique as an audio recording and this reissue...continue...
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Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin / Solti, Weikl, Burrows, Ghiaurov
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin / Solti, Weikl, Burrows, Ghiaurov

2 CD / Decca / 2004-09-14

Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Eugen Onegin
Performers: Burrows, Stuart; Ghiaurov, Nicolai [Bass Vocals]; Hamari, Julia [Contralto Vocals]; Hartle, Enid; Kubiak, Teresa; Mason, William [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Reynolds, Anna; Senechal, Michel [Tenor Vocals]...
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
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For Your Life - For Your Baby
For Your Life - For Your Baby

1 CD / Decca / 2004-01-13

Works: Johannes Brahms: Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 49; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Variations (12) for Piano in C major on "Ah vous dirai-je maman", K 265 (300e); Sonata for Piano no 15 in C major ("Sona...
Performers: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, The; Ambrosini, Jean-Claude; Arrau, Claudio [Piano]; BBC Concert Orchestra; Berry, Walter; Boston Symphony Orchestra; Burrowes, Norma; English Chamber Orchestra; ...
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville; Solti, Sir Georg; Judd, James; Wordsworth, Barry; Ozawa, Seiji; Previn, Andre; Davis, Carl; Munchinger, Karl
Ensemble: ; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; BBC Concert Orchestra; Boston Symphony Orchestra; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

This selection contains both ADD and DDD recordings.

Personnel: Marilyn Horne (mezzo soprano); Naoko Yoshino (harp); Toyohiko Satoh (lute); Christian Ferras (violin); Julian Lloyd Webber (cel...continue...
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Heavenly Adagios
Heavenly Adagios

2 CD / Decca / 2003-11-04

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147; Cantata no 140, "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme," BWV 140 (BC A166); Cantata no 208, "Was mir behagt, ist nur die mu...
Performers: Agoult, Raymond; Berbié, Jane; Bonynge, Richard [Conductor]; Brown, Iona [Conductor/Violin]; Caracciolo, Franco; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Chorus, Vienna State Opera; Davis, Colin, Sir [Cond...
Conductors: Munchinger, Karl; Bonynge, Richard; Dutoit, Charles; Agoult, Raymond; Karajan, Herbert v.; Solti, Sir Georg; Mackerras, Charles; Judd, James; Page, Neil; Marriner, Sir Neville; Rogé, Pascal [Pia...
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; English Sinfonia; Kirov Theater Orchestra; Montreal Symphony Orchestra; Naples Rossini Orchestra; National Philharmonic Orchestra; New...

Personnel: Anthony Way (treble); Marie Goosens, Marisa Robles (harp); Michael Kennedy, Iona Brown (violin); Julian Lloyd Webber, Miklós Perényi (cello); Pascal Rogé (piano)....continue...
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Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten / Solti, Behrens, Domingo
Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten / Solti, Behrens, Domingo

3 CD / Decca / 2003-09-09

Works: Richard Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten, Op. 65
Performers: Ardam, Elzbieta; Behrens, Hildegard; Braga, Rannveig; Dohmen, Albert; Domingo, Placido; Eder, Gerhard; Franzen, Hans; Gahmlich, Wilfried; Gambill, Robert; Hornik, Gottfried; Jo, Sumi; Lang, Elisabeth...
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
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Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin / Solti/Orch. Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden [DVD]
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin / Solti/Orch. Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Decca / 2002-09-24

Works: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op. 24
Performers: Burrows, Stuart; Ghiaurov, Nicolai; Hamari, Julia; Kubiak, Teresa; Senechal, Michel; Weikl, Bernd
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

Run Time: 116 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: USA
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Mozart - The Greatest Hits
Mozart - The Greatest Hits

2 CD / Decca / 2002-07-16

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik; Così fan tutte, K 588; Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467; Symphony no 25 in G minor, K 183 (173dB); Gran Partita; Ave verum corpus; Symp...
Performers: Alaimo, Simone [Bass Baritone Vocal]; Allen, Thomas; Anda, Geza [Piano]; Araiza, Francisco [Tenor Vocals]; Auger, Arleen [Soprano]; Baltsa, Agnes; Bar, Olaf; Constable, John [Keyboards]; Gilels, Elen...
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville; Anda, Géza [Piano]; De Waart, Edo; Solti, Sir Georg; Böhm, Karl; Davis, Colin
Ensemble: ; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus; Ambrosian Opera Chorus; London Symphony Orchestra; Netherlands Wind Ensemble; Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra; Vi...
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Christmas Adagios - Works by Adam, Schubert, Harold Darke. Christmas Traditional / Karajan, Pavarotti, Gheorghiu, et al
Christmas Adagios - Works by Adam, Schubert, Harold Darke. Christmas Traditional / Karajan, Pavarotti, Gheorghiu, et al

2 CD / Decca / 2001-10-09

Performers: Academy and Chorus of St. Martin in the Fields; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, The; Bach Choir; Barter, Robin; Bostridge, Ian; Briggs, David; Carter, Elinor; Clare College Choir & Orchestra, Ca...
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert von; Adler, Kurt Herbert; Marriner, Sir Neville; Rose, Barry; Lewis, Henry; Guadagno, Anton; ; Malcolm, George; Marin, Ion; Music], John Scott [Choral; Davis, Colin; Bonynge, Richard...
Ensemble: ; German Bach Soloists
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Meyerbeer: Les Huguenots /Bonynge, Sutherland, Arroyo, et al
Meyerbeer: Les Huguenots /Bonynge, Sutherland, Arroyo, et al

4 CD / Decca / 2001-09-11

Works: Giacomo Meyerbeer: Die Hugenoten
Performers: Arroyo, Martina; Auger, Arleen [Soprano]; Bacquier, Gabriel; Clement, Joseph; Cossa, Dominic; Coster, Janet; Gibbs, John; Grant, Clifford; Lehane, Maureen; Noble, John; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Sopran...
Conductors: Bonynge, Richard
Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus
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Silent Night - 25 Carols of Peace and Tranquility
Silent Night - 25 Carols of Peace and Tranquility

1 CD / Decca / 1999-10-19

Works: Franz Xaver Gruber: Silent Night; Harold Edwin Darke: In the bleak mid-winter; Traditional: Child in the Manger; Cradle Song; Born on earth the Divine Christ child; Suo Gan; In dulci jubilo; The infa...
Performers: Atkinson, Lynton; Bowen, John; Briggs, David; Briggs, David [Organ]; Choir of St. John's Church, Elora; Clare College Choir & Orchestra, Cambridge; Cleobury, Stephen; Haynes, Simon; Hitch, Mary; Hugh...
Conductors: Cleobury, Stephen; Rutter, John; Guest, George; Willcocks, David, Sir; Willcocks, David; Hill, David
Ensemble: ; Clare College Choir; Clare College Orchestra; King's College Choir, Cambridge; St. John's College Choir, Cambridge; Winchester Cathedral Choir

"Silent Night" is a collection of 25 peaceful and tranquil Christmas Carols. This is the perfect music to be played after a holiday dinner or...continue...
Silent Night: 25 Carols of Peace & Tranquility delivers just what the title promises: a relaxing collection of traditional holiday songs like "Away in a Manger," "Rocking," and "In Dulci Jubilo," perf...continue...
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The Ultimate Gilbert & Sullivan / D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
The Ultimate Gilbert & Sullivan / D'Oyly Carte Opera Company

1 CD / Decca / 1998-06-09

Works: Arthur Sullivan: HMS Pinafore; Pirates of Penzance; Sorcerer; Gondoliers; Patience (Bunthorne's Bride), operetta; Mikado
Performers: Adams, Donald; Ayldon, John; Brannigan, Owen; Cook, George; Hindmarsh, Jean; Holland, Lyndsie; Jones, Peggy Ann; Knight, Gillian; Masterson, Valerie; Reed, John; Round, Thomas; Sandford, Kenneth; Ski...
Conductors: Godfrey, Isidore; Nash, Royston
Ensemble: D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus; New Symphony Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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Wagner: Gotterdammerung / Wolfgang Windgassen, Birgit Nilsson, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Gottlob Frick / Christa Ludwig and Dame Gwyneth Jones
Wagner: Gotterdammerung / Wolfgang Windgassen, Birgit Nilsson, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Gottlob Frick / Christa Ludwig and Dame Gwyneth Jones

4 CD / Decca / 1997-10-14

Works: Richard Wagner: Götterdämmerung
Performers: Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Frick, Gottlob; Guy, Maureen; Hoffmann, Grace; Jones, Gwyneth, Dame [Soprano Vocal]; Ludwig, Christa [Mezzo soprano]; Neidlinger, Gustav [Baritone Vocals];...
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Chorus

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Götterdämmerung has moments of unprecedented savagery, even by Wagnerian standards, and the only conductor to get them brutally right is Solti. In Birgit...continue...
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Bach: St John Passion / Britten, Pears, Howell, Harper et al
Bach: St John Passion / Britten, Pears, Howell, Harper et al

2 CD / Decca / 1995-06-13

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Saint John Passion, BWV 245
Performers: Adeney, Richard; Aronowitz, Cecil; Ballardie, Quintin; Beers, Adrian; Brown, James; Burgess, Russell; Farrell, Timothy; Gatt, Martin; Graeme, Peter; Harper, Heather; Heath, Kenneth [Cello]; Hill, Jen...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra

"Britten characteristically refuses to follow any set tradition, whether baroque, Victorian or whatever, and, with greater extremes of tempo than is common (often strikingly fast),...continue...
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Pavarotti's Opera Made Easy - My Favorite Opera for Children
Pavarotti's Opera Made Easy - My Favorite Opera for Children

1 CD / Decca / 1994-08-23

Works: Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; Gioachino Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia; Charles Gounod: Faust; Giuseppe Verdi: Il Trovatore; Aida, opera; Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly; Richard Wagner: Die Walk...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Berbie, Norma; Berry, Walter; Burrowes, Norma; Charon, Jacques; Dernesch, Helga [Soprano]; Domingo, Placido; Elkins, Margreta; Fassbaender, Brigitte [Mezzo-Soprano Vocals]; Hamari, Jul...
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg; Varviso, Silvio; Bonynge, Richard;
Ensemble: ; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
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Handel: Messiah - Arias & Choruses / Solti, Chicago SO
Handel: Messiah - Arias & Choruses / Solti, Chicago SO

1 CD / Decca / 1990-10-16

Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
Performers: Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus; Gjevang, Anne; Howell, Gwynne; Lewis, Keith; Te Kanawa, Kiri, Dame [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Chorus; Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Personnel: Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano); Keith Lewis (tenor); Gwynne Howell (bass voice).

Recording information: Orchestra Hall, Chicago, IL (10/1984)....continue...
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