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Dame Janet Baker Anniversary Edition: The Great EMI Recordings [20 CDs]
Dame Janet Baker Anniversary Edition: The Great EMI Recordings [20 CDs]

20 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-06-18

Works: Claudio Monteverdi: L'Arianna; L'incoronazione di Poppea; Alessandro Scarlatti: Cantata pastorale per la nascità di Nostro Signore; Domenico Scarlatti: Salve Regina, motet for soprano, strings &...
Performers: Aronowitz, Cecil; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Barenboim, Daniel [Conductor, Piano]; Erwen, Keith; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Gauntlett, Ambrose; Heath, Kenneth [Cello];...
Conductors: Leppard, Raymond; Menuhin, Yehudi [Violin]; Gönnenwein, Wolfgang; Willcocks, David; Marriner, Sir Neville; Ledger, Philip [Organ]; Klemperer, Otto; Mackerras, Charles; Ferencsik, János; Hic...

The English mezzo-soprano made her debut in 1956 as Miss Roza in The Secret and is considered an outstanding singing actress, widely admired or her...continue...
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Magic Verdi - highlights of Aida, Otello, Don Carlo, La Forza & Un ballo / Caballé, Freni, Domingo, Carreras, Gobbi, Muti,Giulini, Karajan
Magic Verdi - highlights of Aida, Otello, Don Carlo, La Forza & Un ballo / Caballé, Freni, Domingo, Carreras, Gobbi, Muti,Giulini, Karajan

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-04-09

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera; Un ballo in maschera; Falstaff; La forza del destino; Don Carlo; Otello
Performers: Arroyo, Martina; Baltsa, Agnes; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bumbry, Grace; Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Cappuccilli, Piero; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Christoff, Boris; Cossotto, Fiorenza; Domingo, ...
Conductors: Kurtz, Efrem; Muti, Riccardo; Erede, Alberto; Guadagno, Anton; Gardelli, Lamberto; Ceccato, Aldo; Karajan, Herbert v.; Semkov, Jerzy; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Ferraris, Franco

The name Verdi is synonymous with Italian opera. No other composer embodies all the fascination and passion of Italian music drama like Verdi. The special...continue...
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EMI 282712
Mozart: Mass in C minor / Kiri Te Kanawa, Ileana Cotrubas, Werner Krenn and Hans Sotin. Leppard
Mozart: Mass in C minor / Kiri Te Kanawa, Ileana Cotrubas, Werner Krenn and Hans Sotin. Leppard

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-04-09

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mass in C minor, K 427 (417a) "Great"
Performers: Cotrubas, Ileana; Krenn, Werner; Sotin, Hans; Te Kanawa, Kiri, Dame [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Leppard, Raymond
Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra

Together with Requiem, Mozart's C minor mass is one of the brilliant composer's great unfinished sacred works. The work combines monumental power, solemn spirituality and...continue...
Recording information: All Saint's Church, Tooting (02/13/1973-02/15/1973)....continue...
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EMI 282732
Montserrat Caballé sings Bellini & Verdi Arias
Montserrat Caballé sings Bellini & Verdi Arias

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-03-12

Works: Vincenzo Bellini: I Puritani, opera; Il Pirata, opera; Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera; Don Carlo; La Forza del destino; Macbeth; Otello
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Bainbridge, Elisabeth; Caballé, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Ferrin, Agostino; Hamari, Julia [Contralto Vocals]; Kraus, Alfredo [Tenor Vocals]; Manuguerra, Matteo; Rafanelli, Fl...
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo; Gavazzeni, Gianandrea; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Guadagno, Anton

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In this collection CaballT exhibits her security of bel canto coloratura, with rapid decorations and limpid tone interspersed with well-enunciated word...continue...
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Janacek: Glagolitic Mass; Sinfonietta / Felicity Palmer; Ameral Gunson; John Mitchinson; Malcolm King; Jane Parker-Smith. Simon Rattle
Janacek: Glagolitic Mass; Sinfonietta / Felicity Palmer; Ameral Gunson; John Mitchinson; Malcolm King; Jane Parker-Smith. Simon Rattle

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-02-26

Works: Leos Janácek: Sinfonietta; Glagolitic Mass
Performers: Gunson, Ameral; King, Malcolm; Mitchinson, John; Palmer, Felicity; Parker-Smith, Jane
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: ; City of Birmingham Chorus

EMI Classics relaunches the popular EMI Master Series: The definitive series of great classical music from a trove of the most notable and revered classical...continue...
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Mozart: Requiem; Bruckner: Te Deum / Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Janet Baker, Nicolai Gedda, Sheila Armstrong. Barenboim
Mozart: Requiem; Bruckner: Te Deum / Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Janet Baker, Nicolai Gedda, Sheila Armstrong. Barenboim

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-02-26

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K 626; Anton Bruckner: Te Deum in C major, WAB 45
Performers: Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Garrard, Don; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Pashley, Anne; Tear, Robert
Conductors: Barenboim, Daniel
Ensemble: ; New Philharmonia Orchestra Chorus

EMI Classics relaunches the popular EMI Master Series: The definitive series of great classical music from a trove of the most notable and revered classical...continue...
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50 Best Verdi: CD One: Tenors & Baritones; CD Two: Soparnos & Mezzos; CD Three: Choruses
50 Best Verdi: CD One: Tenors & Baritones; CD Two: Soparnos & Mezzos; CD Three: Choruses

3 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-02-26

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera; La traviata; Un ballo in maschera; Rigoletto; Luisa Miller; Macbeth; Il trovatore; I lombardi alla prima crociata; Don Carlos; Requiem; La forza del destino; Otello; Fals...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Arroyo, Martina; Bella, Benito di; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bonisolli, Franco; Bruson, Renato; Caballé, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Carreras, Jos&eacu...
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo; Viotti, Marcello; Patanè, Giuseppe; Rudel, Julius; Erede, Alberto; Karajan, Herbert v.; Pappano, Antonio; Gardelli, Lamberto; Barker, John; Pidò, Evelino; Serafin, Tullio; M...

This 3-CD set contains 100 tracks from the most familiar and best-loved works by the iconic Italian operatic composer Giuseppe Verdi, performed by many of...continue...
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EMI 338302
Purcell: Music for Pleasure and Devotion / Andrew Parrott, Taverner Consort
Purcell: Music for Pleasure and Devotion / Andrew Parrott, Taverner Consort

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-02-12

Works: Henry Purcell: The Indian Queen; Abdelazer; Gordian Knot Unty'd; Fairy Queen, Z 629; Fantasia upon a ground, for 3 violins (or recorders) & continuo in D major/F major, Z. 731; Close thine eyes and s...
Performers: Agnew, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Ainsley, John Mark; Andrews, Haden; Berridge, Simon; Boothby, Richard [Viola da Gamba]; Bury, Alison; Campbell, Richard; Earle, Richard; Grant, Simon [Bass Vocal]; Hollowa...
Conductors: Parrott, Andrew
Ensemble: ; Taverner Consort; Taverner Players

Henry Purcell is regarded as the first great master of English Baroque music and his works find their best interpreters today in Andrew Parrott and...continue...
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Weber: Mass no 1
Weber: Mass no 1 "Freischutz" and no 2 "Jubel" / Horst Stein, Gerhard Wilhelm

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-02-05

Works: Carl Maria von Weber: Missa Sancta for soloists, chorus & orchestra no 1 in E flat major ("Freischützmesse"), J. 224 (Op.; Missa Sancta for soloists, chorus & orchestra no 2 in G major ("Jubelme...
Performers: Equiluz, Kurt [Tenor Vocal]; Laki, Krisztina; Nimsgern, Siegmund; Protschka, Josef; Rootering, Jan-Hendrik; Speiser, Elisabeth
Conductors: Stein, Horst; Wilhelm, Gerhard
Ensemble: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra Chorus; Werner Keltsch Instrumental Ensemble

Carl Maria von Weber's masses were written to commission for the Dresden court. As a pious Catholic, Weber was fond of sacred cult and its...continue...
Recording information: Kulturraum, Bamberg (09/09/1985-09/13/1985); Stadtkirche, Schwaigern (09/09/1985-09/13/1985); Kulturraum, Bamberg (11/02/1969-11/05/1969); Stadtkirche, Schwaigern (11/02/1969-11...continue...
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EMI 235612
Verdi: The Great Operas [35 CDs]
Verdi: The Great Operas [35 CDs]

36 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-01-22

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco; Ernani; Giovanna d'Arco; Attila; Macbeth; Rigoletto; Il Trovatore; La traviata; I vespri siciliani; Simon Boccanegra; Un ballo in maschera; La forza del destino; Don Carlos; ...
Performers: Bottion, Aldo; D'Arcangelo, Ildebrando; Ercolani, Renato; Glossop, Peter; Gobbi, Tito; Machi, Mario; Senechal, Michel [Tenor Vocals]; Spataro, Tomaso; Zaccaria, Nicola [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo; Levine, James; Serafin, Tullio; Pappano, Antonio; Santini, Gabriele; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Mehta, Zubin; Karajan, Herbert v.

2013 will herald the start Giuseppe Verdi's bicentennial year. To kick off the Verdi year, EMI Classics presents the ultimate Verdi box set that celebrates...continue...
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EMI 167452
Essential Choral - Over 2 hours of uplifting classics
Essential Choral - Over 2 hours of uplifting classics

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-01-22

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Gloria in D, RV 589; Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147; Magnificat in D, BWV 243; Cantata no 140; Mass in B minor; George Frederick Han...
Performers: Barley, Peter; Bell, David [Organ]; Beniston, Paul; Bowley, John; Corkhill, David [Conductor/Percussion]; Finley, Gerald [Bass-Baritone Vocals]; Garcia, José Luis; Harper, Heather; Harrhy, Eid...
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville; Willcocks, David; Mackerras, Charles; Cleobury, Stephen; Welser-Möst, Franz; Neumann, Peter; Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Muti, Riccardo; Tennstedt, Klaus; Pappano, Antonio; Nels...

This collection of popular choral classics starts with some of the glories of the Baroque era by some of its greatest composers like Vivaldi, Handel...continue...
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EMI 234422B
Verdi: Opera Highlights / Bergonzi, Caballé, Carreras, Cossotto, Domingo, Freni, Gobbi, Kraus, Milnes, Price et al.
Verdi: Opera Highlights / Bergonzi, Caballé, Carreras, Cossotto, Domingo, Freni, Gobbi, Kraus, Milnes, Price et al.

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-01-22

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La Traviata; Rigoletto; Il Trovatore; Nabucco; Macbeth; Un Ballo in maschera; La Forza del destino; Don Carlo; Aida, opera; Otello; Falstaff
Performers: Alva, Luigi [Tenor Vocals]; Arroyo, Martina; Barbieri, Fedora; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bonisolli, Franco; Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Cappuccilli, Piero; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Casoni, Bian...
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo; Rudel, Julius; Karajan, Herbert v.; Gardelli, Lamberto; Giulini, Carlo Maria

2013 will herald the start of Giuseppe Verdi's bicentennial year. To celebrate the occasion, EMI Classics presents the ultimate Verdi opera collection, Verdi: Opera Highlights....continue...
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EMI 167332B
Essential Verdi - Over 2 hours of dramatic arias and choruses
Essential Verdi - Over 2 hours of dramatic arias and choruses

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-01-22

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La Traviata; Rigoletto; Il Trovatore; Ernani; Macbeth; Nabucco; Un ballo in maschera; La forza del destino; Aida, opera; Requiem Mass; Otello; Don Carlo
Performers: Baltsa, Agnes; Bella, Benito di; Cappuccilli, Piero; Carreras, Jose [Violin]; Corelli, Franco; Crespin, Regine; D'Amico, Fiamma Izzo; de los Angeles, Victoria; Dessi, Daniella; Dimitrova, Ghena; Erwe...
Conductors: Ceccato, Aldo; Davis, Colin; Serafin, Tullio; Molinari-Pradelli, France; Rudel, Julius; Muti, Riccardo; Schippers, Thomas; Zedda, Alberto; Gardelli, Lamberto; Patanè, Giuseppe; Prêtre, Geor...

The operas of Verdi today form the mainstay of the repertoire of opera all over the world. Some of his music has become absorbed into...continue...
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EMI 234602C
The Essential Wagner - highlights from the great operas performed by the artists of EMI Classics
The Essential Wagner - highlights from the great operas performed by the artists of EMI Classics

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-11-06

Works: Richard Wagner: The Flying Dutchman; Tannhäuser; Lohengrin; Das Rheingold; Die Walküre; Die Die Walküre; Siegfried; Götterdämmerung; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; Tris...
Performers: Behrens, Hildegard; Dernesch, Helga [Soprano]; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Goldberg, Reiner; Gorr, Rita; Haage, Peter; Heppner, Ben [Tenor Vocals]; Jeru...
Conductors: Boult, Adrian; Heger, Robert; Ludwig, Leopold; Jansons, Mariss; Tennstedt, Klaus; Konwitschny, Franz; Schneider, Peter; Cluytens, André; Bender, Heinrich; Haitink, Bernard; Sawallisch, Wolfgang;...

The operas of Richard Wagner have never been more popular than they are today, and performances of his Ring cycle continue to fill opera houses...continue...
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EMI 733992
Voices of Italian Opera - Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini, Verdi, Puccini / Gigli, Caruso, Bjorling, Gobbi, Callas, Scotto et al.
Voices of Italian Opera - Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini, Verdi, Puccini / Gigli, Caruso, Bjorling, Gobbi, Callas, Scotto et al.

5 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-07-31

Works: Vincenzo Bellini: Norma, opera; La sonnambula, opera; I Capuleti e Montecchi, opera; Gaetano Donizetti: L' elisir d'amore, opera; Lucia di Lammermoor; La Favorita; Gioachino Rossini: Il barbiere di S...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Alva, Luigi [Tenor Vocals]; Arroyo, Martina; Baltsa, Agnes; Barbieri, Fedora; Basiola, Marco; Bergonzi, Carlo; Björling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Blake, Rockwell; Bonisolli, Franco;...
Conductors: Serafin, Tullio; Eichhorn, Kurt; Pidò, Evelino; Fistoulari, Anatole; Sabajno, Carlo; Davis, Colin; Robinson, Stanford; Goehr, Walter; Vittorio, Gui; Levine, James; Albergoni, Angelo; Norrington,...

These two compilations present a sampling of the many outstanding voices captured on record by EMI Classics over the past century in the field of...continue...
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EMI 405092
The Very Best of Daniel Barenboim from the EMI Catalog [2 CDs]
The Very Best of Daniel Barenboim from the EMI Catalog [2 CDs]

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-07-17

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488; Trio for Piano and Strings no 5 in G major, K 564; Variations (10) for Piano in G major on Gluck's "Unser dummer Pöbel meint"...
Performers: Alva, Luigi [Tenor Vocals]; Barenboim, Daniel [Conductor, Piano]; Bonig, Andrea; Donath, Helen [Soprano Vocal]; Evans, Geraint [Baritone]; Finnila, Birgit; Garrard, Don; Harper, Heather; Hohn, Carola...
Conductors: Barenboim, Daniel; Boulez, Pierre; Barbirolli, John

Daniel Barenboim was born in Buenos Aires in 1942 and received his first piano lessons at age five from his mother. Later, he studied under...continue...
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EMI 217202
Essential Gilbert & Sullivan - Over 2 hours of witty and delightful operaetta
Essential Gilbert & Sullivan - Over 2 hours of witty and delightful operaetta

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-06-05

Works: Arthur Sullivan: The Mikado; Trial by Jury; H.M.S. Pinafore; The Pirates of Penzance; Patience; Iolanthe; Ruddigore; The Gondoliers; The Yeomen of the Guard
Performers: Baker, George [Baritone Vocal]; Bowden, Pamela; Brannigan, Owen; Cameron, John; Cantelo, April; Evans, Geraint [Baritone]; Graham, Edna; Harper, Heather; Lewis, Richard [Tenor Vocals]; Milligan, Jame...
Conductors: Sargent, Malcolm
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EMI 278612B
Time Traveller: The Italian Renaissance - Palestrina, Gabrieli, Monteverdi et al.
Time Traveller: The Italian Renaissance - Palestrina, Gabrieli, Monteverdi et al.

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-04-10

Works: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli; Magnificat, Tone 7 (unspecified of 4 settings); Andrea Gabrieli: Gloria a 16; Giovanni Gabrieli: Omnes gentes plaudite manibus; Dulcis Jesu pat...
Performers: Beasley-Murray, Timothy; Bonner, Tessa; Covey-Crump, Rogers; Daniels, Charles; Finley, Gerald [Bass-Baritone Vocals]; Harvey, Peter Harvey; Kirkby, Emma; Pott, Charles; Robertson, Nicholas; Thomas, D...
Conductors: Willcocks, David; Brown, Timothy; McCreesh, Paul; Parrott, Andrew; Cleobury, Stephen
Ensemble: ; Gabrieli Consort & Players; Taverner Players

An exuberant period of rebirth, emerging from the Middle Ages, the Renaissance brought an artistic flowering exemplified in the glories of Italy: painting, sculpture, architecture,...continue...
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EMI 790172B
Bach, Graun, Telemann, Altnikol: Passions / Lins, Popken, Brutscher, Wimmer
Bach, Graun, Telemann, Altnikol: Passions / Lins, Popken, Brutscher, Wimmer

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-04-10

Works: Georg Philipp Telemann: Wer ist der, so von Edom kommt, sacred cantata for chorus, 2 oboes, strings & continuo, TWV 1; Chorale preludes (2), for organ in G minor ("Christus, der uns selig macht'"), T...
Performers: Brutscher, Markus; Lins-Reuber, Martina; Wimmer, Hans-Georg
Conductors: Max, Hermann
Ensemble: ; Rheinische Kantorei

Recording information: Evang. Kirche, Lohmar-Honrath, Germany (01/07/1990-01/10/1990)....continue...
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EMI 020942
Mozart: Requiem; Exsultate Jubilate / Donath, Ludwig, Tear, Lloyd, Hendricks
Mozart: Requiem; Exsultate Jubilate / Donath, Ludwig, Tear, Lloyd, Hendricks

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-03-26

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K 626; Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a); Unspecified: [Untitled CD-ROM Track]
Performers: Donath, Helen [Soprano Vocal]; Hendricks, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Lloyd, Robert [Bass Voice]; Ludwig, Christa [Mezzo soprano]; Tear, Robert
Conductors: Giulini, Carlo Maria; Marriner, Sir Neville
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Philharmoni Orchestra

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This is above all a lyrical performance, both chorally and, more particularly, in the solo music, the realisation of which gave me especial pleasure....continue...
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The Very Best of Herbert von Karajan
The Very Best of Herbert von Karajan

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-03-13

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade no 13 in G, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik"; Concerto for flute & harp in C, K 299; German Dances (3), K 605; Concerto for Horn no 4 in E flat, K 495; Symphony no 40 ...
Performers: Brain, Dennis [French Horn]; Edelmann, Otto; Galway, James [Flute]; Helmis, Fritz; Kremer, Gidon; Oistrakh, David [Conductor]; Richter, Sviatoslav; Rostropovich, Mstislav; Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth [Sop...
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.

His name became synonymous with the best in orchestral music and his legacy of outstanding recordings is enormous. This selection can give just a taste...continue...
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EMI 789922
Ave Maria: Bach/Gounod, Schubert, Mozart, Pergolesi, Rossini, Verdi
Ave Maria: Bach/Gounod, Schubert, Mozart, Pergolesi, Rossini, Verdi

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-02-14

Works: Charles Gounod: Ave Maria; Johann Pachelbel: Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major; Franz Schubert: Ave Maria; Franz Liszt: Ave Maria 1; Giovanni Pergolesi: Stabat Mater; Claudi...
Performers: Connell, John; Frimmer, Monika; Greindl, Josef; Grummer, Elisabeth; Hochreither, Karl; Lorengar, Pilar [Lyric soprano]; Rothenberger, Anneliese; Seiffert, Peter; Szmytka, Elzbieta; Traxel, Josef
Conductors: Schmidt-Gaden, Gerhard; Parrott, Andrew; Rovátkay, Lajos; Max, Hermann; Ledger, Philip [Organ]; Savall, Jordi; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Neumann, Peter; Forster, Karl; Kraus, Richard; Kout, Jirí
Ensemble: ; Capella Agostino Steffani; Collegium Cartusianum; Das kleine Konzert; Hespèrion XX ; Taverner Players
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EMI 317182B
Can-Can: The Best of Offenbach / Rothenberger, Fassbaender, Gedda, Karajan
Can-Can: The Best of Offenbach / Rothenberger, Fassbaender, Gedda, Karajan

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-02-14

Works: Jacques Offenbach: Gaite parisienne (La Vie Parisienne); Orpheus in der Unterwelt (Orphee aux enfers); Hoffmanns Erzählungen (Les Contes D'Hoffmann); Die Schöne Helena (La Belle Hél...
Performers: Bakker, Marco; Dallapozza, Adolf; Fassbaender, Brigitte [Mezzo-Soprano Vocals]; Finke, Martin; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Gramatzki, Ilse; Gruber, Ferry; Hirte, Klaus; Jerusalem, Siegfried; Juten...
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.; Mattes, Willy; Wallberg, Heinz; Steinberg, Pinchas
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EMI 317102B
Bizet: Les Pêcheurs de Perles [Highlights] / Ileana Cotrubas, Alain Vanzo, Roger Sofer
Bizet: Les Pêcheurs de Perles [Highlights] / Ileana Cotrubas, Alain Vanzo, Roger Sofer

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-02-07

Works: Georges Bizet: Les Pêcheurs de perles; Unspecified: [CD-ROM Track]
Performers: Cotrubas, Ileana; Sarabia, Guillermo; Soyer, Roger; Vanzo, Alain
Conductors: Prêtre, Georges

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An enjoyable, recommendable performance of Bizet's fascinating opera à PrOtre draws superb playing and singing from his forces.
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Bellini: I Puritani [Highlights]  / Caballe, Kraus, Hamari, Manuguerra, Ferrin
Bellini: I Puritani [Highlights] / Caballe, Kraus, Hamari, Manuguerra, Ferrin

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-02-07

Works: Vincenzo Bellini: I Puritani, opera; Unspecified: [CD-ROM Track]
Performers: Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Elenkov, Stefan; Ferrin, Agostino; Hamari, Julia [Contralto Vocals]; Kraus, Alfredo [Tenor Vocals]; Manuguerra, Matteo; O'Neill, Dennis [Tenor Vocal]
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

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Elvira might have been written with CaballT's limpid tones and predominantly gentle art in mind, Arturo with Alfredo Kraus's sense of line and plangency...continue...
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Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (highlights) / Theo Adam, Rene Kollo, Peter Schreier
Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (highlights) / Theo Adam, Rene Kollo, Peter Schreier

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-02-07

Works: Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; Unspecified: [CD-ROM Track]
Performers: Adam, Theo; Buchner, Eberhard; Donath, Helen [Soprano Vocal]; Evans, Geraint [Baritone]; Hesse, Ruth; Kelemen, Zoltan; Kollo, Rene [Tenor Vocal]; Lunow, Horst; Ridderbusch, Karl; Schreier, Peter [Ten...
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: ; Dresden State Opera Chorus

Recording information: Lukaskirche, Dresden (11/24/1970-12/04/1970)....continue...
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EMI 290382B
The Renaissance of Italian Music (The National Gallery Collection)
The Renaissance of Italian Music (The National Gallery Collection)

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-11-29

Works: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Gloria; Beata es a 8; Hodie gloriosa; Magnificat, Tone 7 (unspecified of 4 settings); Andrea Gabrieli: Misaa, for 5 to 16 voices; Giovanni Gabrieli: Omnes gentes pla...
Performers: Bonner, Tessa; Cornwell, Joseph; Covey-Crump, Rogers; Daniels, Charles; Finley, Gerald [Bass-Baritone Vocals]; Harre-Jones, Robert; Harvey, Peter Harvey; Hurley, David; King, Andrew [Tenor]; Kirkby, ...
Conductors: Willcocks, David; Brown, Timothy; McCreesh, Paul; ; Parrott, Andrew; Cleobury, Stephen
Ensemble: ; Gabrieli Consort; Gabrieli Players; Taverner Consort; Taverner Players

The Renaissance Period was a vibrant time when knowledge and fine arts flourished. In this beautiful 2-CD set, EMI Classics presents a collection of works...continue...
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The Callas Effect / Standard Edition
The Callas Effect / Standard Edition

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-10-11

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia; Giuseppe Verdi: I vespri siciliani; Rigoletto; La traviata; Macbeth; Il trovatore; Ernani; Aida, opera; Don Carlo; Giacomo Puccini: Gianni Schicchi, opera;...
Performers: Berbié, Jane; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Dickie, William; Ercolani, Renato; Forte, Carlo; Sautereau, Nadine
Conductors: Serafin, Tullio; Ghione, Franco; Prêtre, Georges; Rescigno, Nicola; De Sabata, Victor; Karajan, Herbert v.

Maria Callas is the ultimate and original diva. She is widely regarded as the greatest opera singer and performer of all time whose life, voice...continue...
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The Callas Effect / Delux Edition: 2 CDs plus DVD Video
The Callas Effect / Delux Edition: 2 CDs plus DVD Video

3 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-10-11

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia; Giuseppe Verdi: I vespri siciliani; Rigoletto; La traviata; Macbeth; Il trovatore; Ernani; Aida, opera; Don Carlo; Giacomo Puccini: Gianni Schicchi, opera;...
Performers: Berbié, Jane; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Dickie, William; Ercolani, Renato; Forte, Carlo; Sautereau, Nadine
Conductors: Serafin, Tullio; Ghione, Franco; Prêtre, Georges; Rescigno, Nicola; De Sabata, Victor; Karajan, Herbert v.

Maria Callas is the ultimate and original diva. She is widely regarded as the greatest opera singer and performer of all time whose life, voice...continue...
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Verdi: La Traviata [Highlights] /Sills, Gedda, Panerai
Verdi: La Traviata [Highlights] /Sills, Gedda, Panerai

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-09-13

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La Traviata; Unspecified: [CD-ROM Track]
Performers: Erwen, Keith; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Lloyd, Robert [Bass Voice]; Panerai, Rolando; Sharpe, Terence; Sills, Beverly [Soprano Vocals]; van Allan, Richard [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Wallis, Delia
Conductors: Ceccato, Aldo
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Gramophone Magazine
Beverly Sills is a spirited, subtle and sensitive heroine. Nicolai Gedda gives an attractive performance and Aldo Ceccato conducts with finesse.
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Recording information: All Saints' Church, Tooting Graveney, London, England (1971-07-06_1971-07-09&1971-)....continue...
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Wagner: Lohengrin [Highlights] / Thomas, Grummer, Fischer-Dieskau, Ludwig, Frick
Wagner: Lohengrin [Highlights] / Thomas, Grummer, Fischer-Dieskau, Ludwig, Frick

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-09-13

Works: Richard Wagner: Lohengrin; Unspecified: Untitled CD-ROM Track
Performers: Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Frick, Gottlob; Grummer, Elisabeth; Ludwig, Christa [Mezzo soprano]; Thomas, Jess; Wiener, Otto
Conductors: Kempe, Rudolf
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Gramophone Magazine
Thomas combines ardour and anguish as well as any. Fischer-Dieskau is a formidable (but never over-emphatic) antagonist, and Gottlob Frick a majestic King Henry
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Recording information: Theater an der Wien, Vienna, Austria (1962-11-23_1962-11-30&1962-)....continue...
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Puccini: Tosca [Highlights] / Scotto, Domingo, Bruson
Puccini: Tosca [Highlights] / Scotto, Domingo, Bruson

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-09-13

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Tosca; Unspecified: [Untitled CD-ROM Track]
Performers: Bruson, Renato; Capecchi, Renato; Domingo, Placido; Hudson, Paul; Perlman, Itzhak; Scotto, Renata [Soprano Vocals]; Velis, Andrea
Conductors: Levine, James
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

Gramophone Magazine
Scotto provides perhaps the most telling use of the text since Callas's, and she constantly lets one see the distraught, temperamental woman behind the...continue...
Recording information: Kingsway Hall, London (07/29/1980-08/02/1980)....continue...
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Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro [Highlights] / Taddei, Schwarzkopf, Moffo, Cossotto, Wachter
Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro [Highlights] / Taddei, Schwarzkopf, Moffo, Cossotto, Wachter

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-09-13

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro; Unspecified: [Untitled CD-ROM Track]
Performers: Cappuccilli, Piero; Cossotto, Fiorenza; Ercolani, Renato; Fusco, Elisabetta; Gatta, Dora; Moffo, Anna [Soprano vocal]; Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth [Soprano vocals]; Taddei, Giuseppe; Vinco, Ivo; Wachter, ...
Conductors: Giulini, Carlo Maria
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

Gramophone Magazine
The best performance comes from Eberhard Wächter, who sings the Count's aria with steely passion, articulating the triplets - and this is rare -...continue...
Recording information: Kingsway Hall, London (1959-09-17_1959-09-19&1959-)....continue...
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Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor [Highlights] / Gruberova, Kraus, Bruson, Lloyd
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor [Highlights] / Gruberova, Kraus, Bruson, Lloyd

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-09-13

Works: Gaetano Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor; Unspecified: [Untitled CD-ROM Track]
Performers: Bottone, Bonaventura; Bruson, Renato; Gruberova, Edita; Kraus, Alfredo [Tenor Vocals]; Kuhlmann, Kathleen; Lazzeretti, Bruno; Lloyd, Robert [Bass Voice]
Conductors: Rescigno, Nicola
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Gramophone Magazine
Gruberova constantly pleases by her innate musicality ... Kraus is a master of Donizetti style.
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Recording information: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (05/16/1983-05/26/1983)....continue...
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Bellini: Norma [Highlights] / Callas, Corelli, Ludwig, Zaccaria
Bellini: Norma [Highlights] / Callas, Corelli, Ludwig, Zaccaria

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-09-13

Works: Vincenzo Bellini: Norma, opera; Unspecified: [Untitled CD-ROM Track]
Performers: Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Corelli, Franco; Ludwig, Christa [Mezzo soprano]; Zaccaria, Nicola [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Serafin, Tullio
Ensemble: Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano

Gramophone Magazine
That the phrasing, the pronunciation, the weight and shape and meaning of the music, are peerlessly conceived can go without saying. The conducting is...continue...
Recording information: Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy (09/05/1960-09/12/1960)....continue...
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Verdi: Rigoletto [Highlights] / Beverly Sills, Sherrill Milnes, Alfredo Kraus and Mignon Dunn
Verdi: Rigoletto [Highlights] / Beverly Sills, Sherrill Milnes, Alfredo Kraus and Mignon Dunn

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-09-13

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto; Unspecified: [Untitled CD-ROM Track]
Performers: Dunn, Mignon; King, Malcolm; Kraus, Alfredo [Tenor Vocals]; Milnes, Sherrill [Baritone Vocals]; Murray, Ann; O'Neill, Dennis [Tenor Vocal]; Rawnsley, John; Sills, Beverly [Soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Rudel, Julius

Gramophone Magazine
Kraus's singing is elegant and attractive throughout ... The Philharmonia plays with admirable élan and a great deal of subtlety for Rudel.
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Recording information: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (08/15/1978-08/25/1978)....continue...
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Verdi: Il Trovatore [Highlights] / Corelli, Tucci, Simionato, Merrill
Verdi: Il Trovatore [Highlights] / Corelli, Tucci, Simionato, Merrill

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-09-13

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Il Trovatore; Unspecified: [Untitled CD-ROM Track]
Performers: Corelli, Franco; Mazzoli, Ferruccio; Mercuriali, Angelo; Merrill, Robert [Baritone Vocal]; Moneta, Luciana; Simionato, Giulietta; Tucci, Gabriella
Conductors: Schippers, Thomas
Ensemble: Rome Opera Orchestra

Gramophone Magazine
Tucci really seems to feel the music's shape and her singing is always a good instrument for Verdi's ideas.
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Recording information: Teatro dell'Opera, Rome (07/06/1964-07/12/1964); Teatro dell'Opera, Rome (07/14/1964); Teatro dell'Opera, Rome (07/17/1964); Teatro dell'Opera, Rome (07/31/1964); Teatro dell'Op...continue...
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The British Composers Guide to Britain
The British Composers Guide to Britain

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-08-23

Works: Eric Coates: Knightsbridge March; London Suite; Edward Elgar: Cockaigne (In London Town), concert overture, Op. 40; Severn Suite, Op. 87; Caractacus, Op. 35; Percy Grainger: Handel in the Strand; Bri...
Performers: Adni, Daniel [Piano]; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Barrueco, Manuel; Bayl, Benjamin; Bell, David [Organ]; Benson, Garth; Bostridge, Ian; Brannigan, Owen; Bullard, Thomas; Harvey, Frederi...
Conductors: Groves, Charles, Sir; Barbirolli, John; del Mar, Norman; Ord, Boris; Previn, Andre; Layton, Stephen; Cleobury, Stephen; Ledger, Philip [Organ]; Gibson, Alexander, Sir; Bishop, Christopher; Irving, Ro...
Ensemble: ; London Music Group; Polyphony (Vocal Ensemble)

This bright and breezy guide takes us in 50 stops from London, round Essex and East Anglia, up to Scotland, then - via Wales and...continue...
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EMI 290012B
The Very Best of Montserrat Caballé
The Very Best of Montserrat Caballé

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-07-26

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera; La forza del destino; Macbeth; Don Carlo; Otello; Arrigo Boito: Mefistofele; Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act; Gioachino Rossini: Guilla...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Bainbridge, Elisabeth; Caballé, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Carreras, José [Tenor Vocal]; Elenkov, Stefan; Ferrin, Agostino; Hamari, Julia [Contralto Vocals]; Kraus, Alf...
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo; Guadagno, Anton; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Rudel, Julius; Gardelli, Lamberto; Bartoletti, Bruno; Mackerras, Charles; Lombard, Alain; Gavazzeni, Gianandrea
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EMI 947922
Puccini: La Boheme, highlights / Pappano
Puccini: La Boheme, highlights / Pappano

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-06-21

Works: Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; Unspecified: [CD-ROM Track]
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Fissore, Enrico; Hampson, Thomas [Baritone Vocal]; Keenlyside, Simon; Ramey, Samuel [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Swenson, Ruth Ann; Vaduva, Leontina
Conductors: Pappano, Antonio
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra

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Pappano's CD recording of Boheme is conducted with ever-fresh imagination, bringing out not just subtle emotions alonside high passion, but also the fun of...continue...
Recording information: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (08/01/1995-08/10/1995)....continue...
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British Composers: A Celebration / EMI
British Composers: A Celebration / EMI

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-05-03

Works: Edward Elgar: Wand of Youth Suite no 1, Op. 1a no 4; Symphony no 1 in A flat, Op. 55; Ave Maria, Op. 2 no 2; Quartet for Strings in E minor, Op. 83; Ave verum corpus, Op. 2 no 1; Falstaff; Dream Chil...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Andrew Davis [Conductor/Organ]; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bennett, Richard Rodney [Composer]; Bowen, John; Bramma, Harry; Brown, Wilfred; Dilkes, Neville; Donohoe, Pete...
Conductors: Collingwood, Lawrance; Willcocks, David; Boult, Adrian; Walton, William; Harding, Daniel; Robinson, Christopher; Wordsworth, Barry; Finzi, Christopher; Bliss, Sir A. [Composer]; Goodall, Reginald; Da...
Ensemble: ; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; Britten String Quartet; London Music Group; The Band of the Royal Military School of Music

Taking a panoramic view of British music between the ends of the 19th and 20th centuries, this fascinating collection features some 30 composers. From the...continue...
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EMI 954802B
50 Best Beethoven / EMI
50 Best Beethoven / EMI

3 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-04-19

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 1 in C, Op. 21; Symphony no 2 in D, Op. 36; Symphony no 3 in E flat, Op. 55 "Eroica"; Symphony no 4 in B flat, Op. 60; Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67; Symphony no ...
Performers: Altmeyer, Theo; Ameling, Elly [Soprano Vocal]; Arrau, Claudio [Piano]; Bär, Olaf; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Baldwin, Dalton; Blochwitz, Hans-Peter; Chung Trio; Collot, Serge; de ...
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo; Sanderling, Kurt; Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Jochum, Eugen; Karajan, Herbert v.; Davies, Dennis R.; Boult, Adrian; Galliera, Alceo; Szell, George; ; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Tate, Jeffrey
Ensemble: ; Melos Ensemble of London; Nash Ensemble
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EMI 484452B
50 Best Puccini / EMI
50 Best Puccini / EMI

3 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-04-19

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Tosca; Madama Butterfly; Manon Lescaut; Il tabarro (The Cloak), opera; Suor Angelica; Gianni Schicchi, opera; Turandot
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bjorling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Corelli, Franco; de los Angeles, Victoria; de Palma, Piero [Teno...
Conductors: Prêtre, Georges; Santini, Gabriele; Bartoletti, Bruno; Pappano, Antonio; Chung, Myung-Whun; Molinari-Pradelli, France
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EMI 484792
Essential Tchaikovsky
Essential Tchaikovsky

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-02-15

Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23; Symphony no 4 in F minor, Op. 36; Symphony no 5 in E minor, Op. 64; Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 'Pathétique'; Con...
Performers: Christoff, Boris; Eyron, Jan; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Labinsky, Alexandre; Marchesini, Gaston; Papian, Vag; Pletnev, Mikhail [Piano/Conductor]; Popp, Lucia [Soprano Vocals]; Rostropovich, Msti...
Conductors: Fedoseyev, Vladimir; Muti, Riccardo; Karajan, Herbert v.; Rostropovich, Mstislav; Ozawa, Seiji; Hickox, Richard; Soltesz, Stefan; Lanchbery, John; Jansons, Mariss; Previn, Andre
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EMI 071492
Essential Puccini
Essential Puccini

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-02-15

Works: Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; Gianni Schicchi, opera; La fanciulla del West; Madama Butterfly; Tosca; Manon Lescaut; La rondine; Suor Angelica; Turandot
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Bergonzi, Carlo; Björling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Caballé, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Carreras, José [Tenor Vocal]; Corelli, Franco...
Conductors: Levine, James; Schippers, Thomas; Pappano, Antonio; Guadagno, Anton; Mackerras, Charles; Gelmetti, Gianluigi; Matacic, Lovro von; Collins, Michael; Santini, Gabriele; Barbirolli, John; Gardelli, Lamb...
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EMI 071392B
Verdi: Simon Boccanegra / Pappano/Royal Opera, Domingo, Poplavskaya [2 DVD]
Verdi: Simon Boccanegra / Pappano/Royal Opera, Domingo, Poplavskaya [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / EMI Classics / 2011-01-11

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Simon Boccanegra
Performers: Calleja, Joseph; Domingo, Placido; Furlanetto, Ferruccio; Jakobski, Lukas; Poplavskaya, Marina; Summers, Jonathan
Conductors: Pappano, Anthony
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House; Royal Opera Chorus

Plácido Domingo’s triumphant “return” to his baritone roots is captured in this stunning 2-DVD set of the Royal Opera House’s 2010 production of Verdi’s Simon...continue...
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
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Verdi: Il Trovatore / Karajan
Verdi: Il Trovatore / Karajan

3 CD / EMI Classics / 2010-11-09

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Il Trovatore; Unspecified: Il trovatore Synopsis & Libretto [CD-ROM Track]
Performers: Zaccaria, Nicola [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.

Gramophone Magazine
Leonora was one of Callas's finest stage roles and this recording is wonderfully intense, with a dark concentrated loveliness of sound in the principal...continue...
Recording information: Teatro alla Scala, Milan (1956-08-03_1956-08-04&1956-)....continue...
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Gounod: Faust / Gheorghiu, Alagna, Terfel, Pappano [2 DVD]
Gounod: Faust / Gheorghiu, Alagna, Terfel, Pappano [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / EMI Classics / 2010-10-05

Works: Charles Gounod: Faust
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Gheorghiu, Angela; Keenlyside, Simon; Koch, Sophie; Terfel, Bryn
Conductors: Pappano, Anthony
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

Angela Gheorghiu stars as Marguerite alongside a divine cast of operatic superstars, including Roberto Alagna, Bryn Terfel, Simon Keenlyside and Sophie Koch, in David McVicar's...continue...
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The Very Best Of Arvo Pärt
The Very Best Of Arvo Pärt

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2010-09-14

Works: Arvo Pärt: Summa, for SATB chorus or soloists; Magnificat Antiphons (7), for chorus; Fratres, for violin & piano; Festina lente; Spiegel im Spiegel; Magnificat; The Beatitudes, for chorus & orga...
Performers: Aldwinckle, Robert; Bowers-Broadbent, Christopher; Goode, David; Hepner, Vilve; Kogermann, Tiit; Little, Tasmin [Violin]; Roscoe, Martin [Piano]; Studt, Richard; Talvik, Aarne; Turi, Mati; Urb, Kaia
Conductors: Backhouse, Jeremy; Studt, Richard; Cleobury, Stephen; Paavo, Järvi; Kaljuste, Tönu

Arvo Part will celebrate his 75th birthday on September 11, 2010. Part was born in Estonia during a short period of independence from its more...continue...
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EMI 294432
Cherubini: Masses; Overtures; Motets
Cherubini: Masses; Overtures; Motets

7 CD / EMI Classics / 2010-09-14

Works: Luigi Cherubini: Mass no 4, for chorus & orchestra in F major ("di Chimay"); Mass no 5, for chorus & orchestra in D minor; Mass no 8 for chorus & orchestra in E major ("Missa Solemnis"); Antiphons (9...
Performers: Abdrazakov, Ildar; Feller, Harald; Fleckenstein, Barbara; Hanft, Max; Hartkopf, Christof; Lippert, Herbert [Tenor Vocals]; Meyer, Andrew; Pizzolato, Marianna; Schneider, Bernard; Streit, Kurt; T&oacu...
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo; Marriner, Sir Neville

Luigi Cherubini was born in Florence, Italy, in September, 1760. He received his first musical instruction at the age of six from his father, Bartolomeo,...continue...
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