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Your Tuneful Voice: Handel Oratorio Arias from Solomon, Jephtha, Esther, Belshazzar et al. / Iestyn Davies, countertenor
Your Tuneful Voice: Handel Oratorio Arias from Solomon, Jephtha, Esther, Belshazzar et al. / Iestyn Davies, countertenor

1 CD / Vivat / 2014-03-18

Works: George Frederick Handel: Belshazzar; The Triumph of Time and Truth; Esther; Alexander Balus; Jephtha; Birthday Ode for Queen Anne; Solomon; Semele; The Choice of Hercules; Samson; Israel in Egypt
Performers: Chaplin, Rachel [Oboe]; Davies, Iestyn; Debretzeni, Kati; Sampson, Carolyn; Steele-Perkins, Crispian [Trumpet]
Conductors: King, Robert
Ensemble: The King's Consort

Acclaimed countertenor Iestyn Davies and The King's Consort perform an outstanding programme of Handel arias from some of the composer's finest oratorios.

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VIVT 105
The Sound Of Alison Balsom, trumpet
The Sound Of Alison Balsom, trumpet

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2013-10-29

Works: Henry Purcell: King Arthur, suite, Z 628; Johann Sebastian Bach: Suite for Cello no 2 in D minor, BWV 1008; Aria variata in A minor, BWV 989; Concerto for solo keyboard no 1 in D major (after Vivaldi...
Performers: Balsom, Alison; Carey, Colm; Davies, Iestyn; Pinnock, Trevor; Ross, Alastair; Thomas, Quentin
Conductors: Gardner, Edward; ; Pinnock, Trevor
Ensemble: ; Scottish Ensemble; The English Concert
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Furie terribili: 30 Baroque Opera Hits sung by Maria Bayo, Lucy Crowe, Miah Persson, Alfred Deller, Bejun Mehta, Andreas Scholl, Vivica Genaux et al.
Furie terribili: 30 Baroque Opera Hits sung by Maria Bayo, Lucy Crowe, Miah Persson, Alfred Deller, Bejun Mehta, Andreas Scholl, Vivica Genaux et al.

2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2013-09-10

Works: Claudio Monteverdi: L'Orfeo; Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria; L'incorazione di Poppea; Francesco Cavalli: La Calisto; Jean-Baptiste Lully: Armide; Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Médée; Jean-Philip...
Performers: Bayo, Maria; Ben Nun, Efrat; Bevan, Maurice; Borst, Danielle; Crook, Howard [Tenor Vocals]; Crowe, Lucy; Dawson, Lynne [Soprano Vocals]; Feldman, Jill [Soprano Vocals]; Fink, Bernarda [Mezzo-Soprano ...
Conductors: Jacobs, René; Herreweghe, Philippe; Christie, William; Deller, Alfred; Bates, David
Ensemble: ; Akademie für Alte Musik, Berlin ; Cappella Coloniensis; Concerto Köln ; Concerto Vocale; King's Musick; La Chapelle Royale; La Nuova Musica; Les Arts Florissants

This double album invites you on a guided tour of the world of Baroque opera, from its origins in the early 17th century to its...continue...
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HAR 2908537
Handel: Water Music - Handel's best-loved Masterpieces in performance by Baroque Specialists Gardiner, Paillard, Scott Ross et al. [3 CDs]
Handel: Water Music - Handel's best-loved Masterpieces in performance by Baroque Specialists Gardiner, Paillard, Scott Ross et al. [3 CDs]

3 CD / Warner Classics / 2013-08-27

Works: George Frederick Handel: Coronation Anthem; Water Music; Suite 5 in E major (The Harmonious Blacksmith); Dixit Dominus; Samson; Concerto grosso in G minor, Op. 6 no 6; Rinaldo; Joy to the World (them...
Performers: Baumont, Olivier; Bruggen, Frans [Conductor]; Bylsma, Anner; Davies, Ryland; Dessay, Natalie; Esswood, Paul; Hampson, Thomas [Baritone Vocal]; Jo, Sumi; Koopman, Ton; Laskine, Lily; Leonhardt, Gustav...
Conductors: Gardiner, John Eliot; Paillard, Jean-François; Leppard, Raymond; Wolff, Hugh; Harnoncourt, Nikolaus; Antonini, Giovanni; Christie, William; Minkowski, Marc; Scimone, Claudio
Ensemble: ; English Chamber Orchestra; I Solisti Veneti; Jean-Francois Paillard Chamber Orchestra; Les Musiciens du Louvre - Grenoble; Monteverdi Orchestra

This generous three-CD compilation brings together many of Handel's most famous and best-loved pieces, in interpretations by conductors with a particular interest in Baroque music...continue...
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Contre-Ténors - songs by Purcell, Dowland, Charpentier, Bach, Vivaldi, Gluck et al. / Jaroussky, Scholl, Bowman and Lesne
Contre-Ténors - songs by Purcell, Dowland, Charpentier, Bach, Vivaldi, Gluck et al. / Jaroussky, Scholl, Bowman and Lesne

1 CD / Naïve / 2013-05-28

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Nisi Dominus, RV 608; Dixit Dominus; Orlando Furioso, RV 728; Griselda, RV 718; Orlando 1714, RV 819; Montezuma, RV 723; Johann Sebastian Bach: Er rufet seinen Schafen mit Namen, can...
Performers: Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Coin, Christophe; Davies, Iestyn; Goujon, Jean Marc; Jaroussky, Philippe; Lee, David DQ; Lesne, Gerard; Mallas-Godlewska, Ewa; Ragin, Derek Lee; Scholl, Andreas; V...
Conductors: Spinosi, Jean-Christophe; Coin, Christophe; ; Malgoire, Jean-Claude; Sardelli, Federico Maria; Rousset, Christophe
Ensemble: Ensemble Baroque de Limoges; Ensemble Matheus; Il Seminario Musicale; La Grande Écurie et la Chambre du Roy ; Les Talens Lyriques; Modo Antiquo; Orlando Gibbons Viol Ensemble

This special product is dedicated to the countertenor, a voice type rescued from obscurity in the twentieth century and now much in fashion. Featuring some...continue...
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Handel: Bad Guys - Countertenro arias from Tamerlano, Ariodante, Teseo, Amadigi di Gaula, Giulio Cesare / Xavier Sabata
Handel: Bad Guys - Countertenro arias from Tamerlano, Ariodante, Teseo, Amadigi di Gaula, Giulio Cesare / Xavier Sabata

1 CD / Aparte / 2013-04-09

Works: George Frederick Handel: Tamerlano; Ariodante; Teseo; Amadigi di Gaula; Giulio Cesare in Egitto; Ottone, re di Germania
Performers: Sabata, Xavier
Conductors: Minasi, Riccardo
Ensemble: Il Pomo d'Oro

The exceptional Spanish counter-tenor Xavier Sabata expresses tears, joy and rage in his portrayal of the 'bad boys' from Handel's operas on this riveting new...continue...
Personnel: Xavier Sabata (countertenor).

Recording information: Lonigo, Villa San Fermo (Convento deo Pavoniani), Venez (08/25/2012-09/03/2012)....continue...
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50 Best Chillout Classics
50 Best Chillout Classics

3 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-02-26

Works: Johann Pachelbel: Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major; Tomaso Albinoni: Adagio; Johann Sebastian Bach: Suite no 3 in D, BWV 1068; Keyboard Concerto no 5 in F minor, BWV 1056; ...
Performers: Barrueco, Manuel; Beniston, Paul; Bloch, Nikolaj; Chance, Michael; Daniels, David; Donohoe, Peter; Farr, Stephen [Organ]; Finley, Gerald [Bass-Baritone Vocals]; Garrett, Lesley [Soprano Vocal]; Gavri...
Conductors: Handford, Maurice; Marriner, Sir Neville; Ledger, Philip [Organ]; Cleobury, Stephen; Nézet-Séguin, Yannick; Warren-Green, Christopher; Olah, Erno; Norrington, Roger; Trevor, Kirk; Sawallisc...
Ensemble: ; 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic; Ahn Trio; Fretwork; Rostal & Schaefer Piano Duo

This 3 CD set contains 50 tracks of classical chill out music from the catalogues of EMI Classics and Virgin Classics. Performed by some of...continue...
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EMI 332942
Handel: English Arias from Saul, Theodora, Judas Maccabaeus, Solomon / James Bowman, countertenor
Handel: English Arias from Saul, Theodora, Judas Maccabaeus, Solomon / James Bowman, countertenor

1 CD / Hyperion / 2013-01-08

Works: George Frederick Handel: The Choice of Hercules; Esther; Saul; Belshazzar; Theodora; Judas Maccabaeus; Solomon
Performers: Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Gritton, Susan
Conductors: King, Robert
Ensemble: The King's Consort

This mid-priced Hyperion reissue offers a comprehensive program of Handel's arias from such famous English oratorios as Saul, Theodora, Judas Maccabaeus and Solomon. The world-famous...continue...
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HYP 55419
Purcell: Dioclesian Suite;  Handel: Concerto Grosso
Purcell: Dioclesian Suite; Handel: Concerto Grosso

1 CD / Sony / 2013-01-01

Works: Henry Purcell: Music in "The Prophetess; Or, The History of Dioclesian" (after John Fletcher and Philip Massinger,; George Frederick Handel: Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6; Amarilli Vezzosa (Daliso ed A...
Performers: Argenta, Nancy; Chance, Michael
Conductors: Von der Goltz, Gottfried
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SNYD 77295
Händel: Ariodante
Händel: Ariodante

3 CD / Farao Classics / 2013-01-01

Works: George Frederick Handel: Ariodante
Performers: Anderson, Brother James; Chateauneuf, Paula; Chiummo, Umberto; Kaufmann, Julie; Kleinknecht, Jakob Friedrich; Murray, Ann; Nilon, Paul; Robson, Christopher [Counter Tenor Vocals]; Rodgers, Joan
Conductors: Bolton, Ivor
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FAR 108030
The Voice: Philippe Jaroussky
The Voice: Philippe Jaroussky

2 CD / Virgin Classics / 2012-11-19

Works: Nicola Porpora: Polifemo; Siface; Antonio Vivaldi: Tito Manlio; Ercole sul Termodonte; Pianti, sospiri e dimandar mercede; Giustino; L'Olimpiade; Tieteberga; George Frederick Handel: Ariodante; Serse...
Performers: Cencic, Max Emanuel; Deuter, Markus; Ducros, Jerome; Gliozzi, Emilia; Huille, Jerome [Cello]; Jaroussky, Philippe; Rial, Nuria; Rivoal, Frederic
Conductors: Haïm, Emmanuelle; Spinosi, Jean-Christophe; Biondi, Fabio [Violin]; ; Tubéry, Jean; Rhorer, Jérémie; Pluhar, Christina; Paavo, Järvi; Fasolis, Diego; Christie, William
Ensemble: ; Concerto Köln ; Ensemble Artaserse; Ensemble la Fenice (France); Ensemble Matheus; Europa Galante; L'Arpeggiata; Le Concert d'Astrée ; Les Arts Florissants

Established as one of Virgin Classics' bestselling artists, Philippe Jaroussky, who has been described as "the Apollo of countertenors" by Germany's A Die Zeit, stands...continue...
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Christmas with the Vienna Boys' Choir / Schubert, Handel, Herbeck / Max Emanuel Cencic, Charles Humphries, conductor
Christmas with the Vienna Boys' Choir / Schubert, Handel, Herbeck / Max Emanuel Cencic, Charles Humphries, conductor

2 CD / Capriccio / 2012-11-13

Works: Christmas Traditional: Vom Himmel hoch, o Englein kommt, carol (German); Maria durch ein Dornwald ging, carol (Blest Mary Wanders through the Thorn); O du fröhliche, o du selige, gnadenbringende...
Performers: Cencic, Max Emanuel; Cordier, David; Humphries, Charles; Kohler, Axel [Countertenor Vocal]; Sharpe, Ivan; Torday, Robert
Conductors: Marschick, Peter; Froschauer, Helmuth
Ensemble: ; Vienna Boys' Choir; Vienna Studio Symphony

For over 500 years the Vienna Boys' Choir has been a living tradition. Since their beginning, the choir has worked with composers such as Mozart,...continue...
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Sound the Trumpet: Royal Music of Purcell & Handel / Alison Balsom, trumpet
Sound the Trumpet: Royal Music of Purcell & Handel / Alison Balsom, trumpet

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-10-22

Works: George Frederick Handel: Amadigi di Gaula, HWV 11; Atalanta HWV35; Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne HWV74; Water Piece, suite for trumpet, strings & continuo in D major (spurious arrangement), HWV ...
Performers: Balsom, Alison; Crowe, Lucy; Davies, Iestyn; Pinnock, Trevor
Conductors: Pinnock, Trevor;
Ensemble: The English Concert

In the year of Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee, Alison Balsom celebrates the heroic era of the Baroque trumpet in works by George Frideric Handel...continue...
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Royal Handel - a collection of favorite orchestral and vocal works / Piau, Petibon, Crowe, Bayo, Fink, Minkowski et al.
Royal Handel - a collection of favorite orchestral and vocal works / Piau, Petibon, Crowe, Bayo, Fink, Minkowski et al.

2 CD / Naïve / 2012-09-25

Works: George Frederick Handel: Coronation Anthem; Rodelinda; Sonata for Flute in F major; A Song for St Cecilia's Day, HWV 76; Joseph and His Brethren; L' Allegro, il Penseroso, ed il Moderato; Belshazzar;...
Performers: Bayo, Maria; Cousin, Florian; Croft, Richard [Tenor Vocal]; Crowe, Lucy; Expert, Robert; Gaillard, Heloise; Gauvin, Karina; Guerra, Alberto; Lehtipuu, Topi; Marsch, Molly; Petibon, Patricia; Piau, Sa...
Conductors: Summerly, Jeremy; ; Minkowski, Marc; Montanari, Stefano; Curtis, Alan; Alessandrini, Rinaldo; Malgoire, Jean-Claude; Sempe, Skip; Rousset, Christophe; Equilbey, Laurence
Ensemble: ; Amarillis; La Grande Écurie et la Chambre du Roy ; Les Musiciens du Louvre - Grenoble; Les Talens Lyriques; Royal Academy Consort

Naive Classique presents Royal Handel, a special project dedicated to one of the baroque music masters. It presents highlights of Handel's opera, choral, sacred or...continue...
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Handel: Rinaldo / Sonia Prina, Anett Fritsch, Brenda Rae, Luca Pisaroni, Varduhi Abrahamyan. Ottavio Dantone, Orch. of the Age of Enlightenment [DVD]
Handel: Rinaldo / Sonia Prina, Anett Fritsch, Brenda Rae, Luca Pisaroni, Varduhi Abrahamyan. Ottavio Dantone, Orch. of the Age of Enlightenment [DVD]

1 DVD Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2012-09-25

Works: George Frederick Handel: Rinaldo
Performers: Abrahamyan, Varduhi; Fritsch, Anett; Mead, Tim; Pisaroni, Luca; Prina, Sonia; Rae, Brenda
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants

Skin-tight rubber and lacrosse sticks bring contemporary chic to this timeless fantasy of warriors and witches in Robert Carsen's fun-filled transformation of Handel's first London...continue...
Run Time: 190 min.
Region: 0
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby Digital 2.0, DTS Surround
Subtitles: English, German, French
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Baroque Treasures
Baroque Treasures

3 CD / Virgin Classics / 2012-09-25

Works: Claudio Monteverdi: Orfeo; L' Incoronazione di Poppea; George Frederick Handel: Serse; Solomon, HWV 67; Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Dixit Dominus; Concerto for Harp in B flat major, Op. 4 no 6/HWV 294...
Performers: Andre, Maurice [Trumpet]; Auger, Arleen [Soprano]; Bianchini, Chiara [Violin]; Brosse, Jean-Patrice; Caens, Thierry; Daniels, David; Deletre, Bernard; Desrochers, Isabelle; Goodwin, Paul [Oboe, Condu...
Conductors: Haïm, Emmanuelle; Norrington, Roger; Parrott, Andrew; Hickox, Richard; Reyne, Hugo; ; Christie, William; Mandrin, Emmanuel; Malgoire, Jean-Claude; Niquet, Hervé; Cohën-Akenine, Patrick...
Ensemble: ; Concerto Köln ; Ensemble Orchestral de Paris; Les Folies Françoises ; Taverner Consort; Taverner Players; Trio Sonnerie

Treasures is a new series of 3-CD sets drawn from the catalogs of Virgin Classics, presenting the best loved and key works of the classical...continue...
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VCL 025792
Handel: Rinaldo / Sonia Prina, Anett Fritsch, Brenda Rae, Luca Pisaroni, Varduhi Abrahamyan. Ottavio Dantone, Orch. of the Age of Enlightenment [Blu-Ray]
Handel: Rinaldo / Sonia Prina, Anett Fritsch, Brenda Rae, Luca Pisaroni, Varduhi Abrahamyan. Ottavio Dantone, Orch. of the Age of Enlightenment [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2012-09-25

Works: George Frederick Handel: Rinaldo
Performers: Abrahamyan, Varduhi; Fritsch, Anett; Mead, Tim; Pisaroni, Luca; Prina, Sonia; Rae, Brenda
Conductors: Dantone, Ottavio
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Skin-tight rubber and lacrosse sticks bring contemporary chic to this timeless fantasy of warriors and witches in Robert Carsen's fun-filled transformation of Handel's first London...continue...
Run Time: 190 min.
Region: 0
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, DTS HD Master Audio
Subtitles: English, German, French
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BOA 7107
Handel: Agrippina / Geb, Matsui Wiles, Braun, Cordier, Jaursch, Wachter, Baehr. Junghanel
Handel: Agrippina / Geb, Matsui Wiles, Braun, Cordier, Jaursch, Wachter, Baehr. Junghanel

2 CD / Intergroove Media / 2012-09-11

Works: George Frederick Handel: Agrippina
Performers: Baehr, Guido [Vocals]; Braun, Judith [Vocals]; Cordier, David; Geb, Susanne; Jaursch, Markus [Vocals]; Matsui, Hiroshi; Wachter, Steve [Vocals]; Wiles, Elizabeth [Vocals]
Conductors: Junghanel, Konrad
Ensemble: Saaklandisches Staatsorchester
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IGRV 0042
Mariage - Mendelssohn & Wagner Wedding Marches and vocal airs sung by Marc Hervieux, Karina Gauvin, Suzie LeBlanc
Mariage - Mendelssohn & Wagner Wedding Marches and vocal airs sung by Marc Hervieux, Karina Gauvin, Suzie LeBlanc

1 CD / ATMA / 2012-06-26

Works: Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream; Louis Vierne: Carillon de Westminster; César Franck: Panis angelicus; Franz Schubert: Ave Maria; Jeremiah Clarke: Prince of Denmark's March; Antonio...
Performers: Beaulac, Stephane; Belanger, Philippe; Boucher, Vincent; Gauvin, Karina; Hervieux, Marc; LeBlanc, Suzie [Soprano Vocal]; Rousseau, Regis; Swartz, Jennifer; Taylor, Daniel
Conductors: Weimann, Alexander; Labadie, Bernard; Stubbs, Stephen [Lute]
Ensemble: Académie Baroque de Montréal ; Arion (Canada); Les Violons du Roy; Tempo Rubato

Mariage offers two of the most celebrated wedding marches of the Romantic repertoire, one by Richard Wagner and the other by Felix Mendelssohn, played on...continue...
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ATMA 23009
Arias for Guadagni / Iestyn Davies, countertenor; Arcangelo
Arias for Guadagni / Iestyn Davies, countertenor; Arcangelo

1 CD / Hyperion / 2012-06-12

Works: George Frederick Handel: Saul, HWV 53; Theodora, HWV 68; The Choice of Hercules, HWV 69; Belshazzar, HWV 61; Johann Adolf Hasse: Didone abbandonata; John Christopher Smith: The Fairies; Thomas Arne: ...
Performers: Davies, Iestyn; Jonathan Cohen [Cello/Conductor/Keyboards]
Conductors: Cohen, Jonathan
Ensemble: Arcangelo

British countertenor Iestyn Davies is one of the fastest rising stars on the concert and opera circuit. Following his highly acclaimed recording of Porpora cantatas,...continue...
Recording information: St. Silas The Martyr, St. Silas Place, Kentish Town, Lo (08/10/2011-08/12/2011)....continue...
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Handel: Heroic Arias from Amadigi, Rinaldo, Alcina, Ottone et al. / James Bowman, countertenor
Handel: Heroic Arias from Amadigi, Rinaldo, Alcina, Ottone et al. / James Bowman, countertenor

1 CD / Hyperion / 2012-05-08

Works: George Frederick Handel: Amadigi di Gaula; Giulio Cesare in egitto; Rinaldo; Ariodante; Serse; Giustino; Ottone, Re di Germania; Alcina
Performers: Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Goodwin, Paul [Oboe, Conductor]; Mackintosh, Catherine; Ward, Jeremy
Conductors: King, Robert
Ensemble: The King's Consort

Recording information: 12/13/1990-12/01/1990E....continue...
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HYP 55370
Opera 2012
Opera 2012

2 CD / Decca / 2012-05-08

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro; Don Giovanni; Così fan tutte, K 588; Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620; Giuseppe Verdi: Il trovatore; Rigoletto; La traviata; Nabucco; V...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Bartoli, Cecilia; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo Soprano Vocals]; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bocelli, Andrea; Braun, Victor; Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Calleja, Joseph; Carreras, Jose [Ten...
Conductors: Ono, Kazushi; Mehta, Zubin; Luisi, Fabio; Pappano, Antonio; Antonini, Giovanni; Armiliato, Marco; Abbado, Roberto; Solti, Sir Georg; Wellber, Omer Meir; Bonynge, Richard; Molinari-Pradelli, France; C...

This magnificent collection features the greatest starts of opera including Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Joyce DiDonato, Juan Diego Florez, Cecilia Bartolia, Andrea Bocelli and many...continue...
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DEC B001675802
Handel: Sing-Along Messiah / Ivars Taurins, Tafelmusik Baroque [DVD]
Handel: Sing-Along Messiah / Ivars Taurins, Tafelmusik Baroque [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Tafelmusic / 2012-04-24

Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
Performers: Chung, Locky; LeBlanc, Suzie; Muller, Rufus; Taylor, Daniel
Conductors: Taurins, Ivars
Ensemble: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra; Tafelmusik Chamber Choir

Resplendent in his powdered wig and 18th-century garb, Maestro Handel (aka Director of the Tafelmusik Chamber Choir Ivars Taurins) leads Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber...continue...
Run Time: 76 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Letterbox, Color
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Glorious Majesty: Music For English Kings & Queens
Glorious Majesty: Music For English Kings & Queens

3 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-04-24

Works: George Frederick Handel: Coronation Anthem; Alleluia; The King Shall Rejoice, coronation anthem no 2 for chorus & orchestra, HWV 260; Coronation Anthems (4); Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, HWV 7...
Performers: Addison, Susan; Bainbridge, Philip; Bayl, Benjamin; Blackadder, David; Blaze, Robin; Brookes, Oliver; Grier, Francis; Hogwood, Christopher [Conductor]; Hyde, Daniel; Lancelot, James; Lott, Felicity [...
Conductors: Cleobury, Stephen; Munrow, David; Norrington, Roger; Ledger, Philip [Organ]; Boult, Adrian; Hickox, Richard; Groves, Charles, Sir; Frémaux, Louis; Birch, John; Segal, Uri
Ensemble: ; Academy of Ancient Music (UK); Early Music Consort of London

Composer kings and musical monarchs from Henry VIII to Victoria and beyond have played a considerable part in shaping Britan's cultural legacy. Glorious Majesty is...continue...
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EMI 272852
Opera 2012 / Gheorghiu, Villazon, Damrau, Alagna, Dessay, Grigolo, DiDonato, Daniels
Opera 2012 / Gheorghiu, Villazon, Damrau, Alagna, Dessay, Grigolo, DiDonato, Daniels

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-04-03

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Guillaume Tell; Il barbiere di Siviglia; La Cenerentola; Vincenzo Bellini: I Capuleti e Montecchi, opera; Gaetano Donizetti: L' elisir d'amore, opera; La Fille du Régiment; Gi...
Performers: Ades, Thomas [Conductor/Composer]; Alagna, Roberto; Allen, Thomas; Cencic, Max Emanuel; Damrau, Diana; Daniels, David; Dessay, Natalie; DiDonato, Joyce; Domingo, Placido; Garanca, Elina; Gens, Veroni...
Conductors: Pappano, Antonio; Ettinger, Dan; Ono, Kazushi; Viotti, Marcello; Pidò, Evelino; Morandi, Pier G.; Coppola, Anton; Armstrong, Richard; Bellincampi, Giordano; Curtis, Alan; Norrington, Roger; Faso...

Following the enormous success of the album OPERA 2011, Virgin Classics releases OPERA 2012. With 40 tracks, and over 2½ hours of operatic arias and...continue...
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Handel: Xerxes / Mackerras, Murray, Garrett, Masterson, Robson [DVD]
Handel: Xerxes / Mackerras, Murray, Garrett, Masterson, Robson [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Arthaus DVD / 2012-03-27

Works: George Frederick Handel: Xerxes, HWV 40
Performers: Booth-Jones, Christopher; Garrett, Lesley; Masterson, Valerie; Murray, Ann; Rigby, Jean; Robson, Christopher
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles, Sir
Ensemble: English National Opera Chorus; English National Opera Orchestra

Nicholas Hytner's highly innovative production of Handel's comic opera won the coveted Laurence Olivier Opera Award. This live recording from the English National Opera stars...continue...
Run Time: 186 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo,
Subtitles: German, French, English, Italian, Dutch, Greek...continue...
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Une fête Baroque! /  Anne Sofie von Otter; Sandrine Piau; Natalie Dessay; Philippe Jaroussky; Patricia Petibon
Une fête Baroque! / Anne Sofie von Otter; Sandrine Piau; Natalie Dessay; Philippe Jaroussky; Patricia Petibon

2 CD / Virgin Classics / 2012-03-13

Works: Jean-Philippe Rameau: Les Indes galantes; Hippolyte et Aricie; Dardanus, Tragédie lyrique; Platée, Ballet-bouffon; Castor et Pollux, Tragédie lyrique; Dardanus; Jean-Baptiste Lully: Th...
Performers: Azzaretti, Jael; Benichou, Olivier; Bertin, Pascal; Billiet, Jeroen; Claycomb, Laura; Degand, Stephanie-Marie; Degout, Stephane; Deshayes, Karine; Dessay, Natalie; Fierro, Sydney; Haidan, Delphine; H...
Conductors: Haïm, Emmanuelle
Ensemble: Le Concert dÆ Astree

Paris's Theatre des Champs-Elysees, Le Concert d' Astree, under its founder and conductor Emmanuelle Haim gave a concert entitled Fetes Baroques to celebrate its 10th...continue...
Recording information: Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris, France (12/19/2011)....continue...
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Meditation: Music of Silence / Massenet, Pachelbel, Vivaldi, Bach, Mozart
Meditation: Music of Silence / Massenet, Pachelbel, Vivaldi, Bach, Mozart

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-02-14

Works: Jules Massenet: Meditation (from "Thaïs"); Johann Pachelbel: Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major; Gregorio Allegri: Miserere a 9; Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Flute Op. ...
Performers: Asperen, Bob van; Daniels, David; Finley, Gerald [Bass-Baritone Vocals]; Gens, Veronique; Kalafusz, Hans; Kirshbaum, Ralph; Lesne, Gerard; Murdoch, Jane; Rees, Jonathan; Scaramuzzino, Giovanni; See, ...
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville; Parrott, Andrew; Cleobury, Stephen; Warren-Green, Christopher; Biondi, Fabio [Violin]; ; Ledger, Philip [Organ]; Kuijken, Sigiswald; Norrington, Roger
Ensemble: ; Europa Galante; Il Seminario Musicale; London Classical Players; Melante Amsterdam; Schutz Consort; Scottish Ensemble; Taverner Players
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EMI 317512
Beauty of the Baroque / Danielle De Niese, Andreas Scholl
Beauty of the Baroque / Danielle De Niese, Andreas Scholl

1 CD / Decca / 2012-01-10

Works: John Dowland: Come again, sweet love doth now invite, for 4 voices & lute (First Book of Songs); What if I never speed?, for 4 voices & lute (Third Book of Songs); George Frederick Handel: Serse; Sam...
Performers: Bennett, Mark [Trumpet]; Bicket, Harry; Caminiti, Daniele; Niese, Danielle de; Paronuzzi, Giorgio; Scholl, Andreas; Zeller, Martin
Conductors: Bicket, Harry
Ensemble: The English Concert

Since her early success in Glyndebourne's now famous production of Handel's Giulio Cesare, Danielle de Niese has become most closely associated with the music of...continue...
Recording information: St. Jude on the Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London (08/12/2010-08/16/2010)....continue...
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Rise of the Masters: Supreme Classical Masterpieces / various artists
Rise of the Masters: Supreme Classical Masterpieces / various artists

4 CD / X5 Group / 2011-10-25

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048; Prelude and Fugue in C major (The Well-Tempered Clavier); Orchestral Suite no 3; Toccata and Fugue for Organ in D minor, BWV 565...
Performers: Brautigam, Ronald; Collins, Finghin; Holzapfel, Maszella; Jones, Martin [Piano]; Kempf, Freddy; Knardahl, Eva; Kotnowska, Jadwiga; Lill, John; Lindberg, Jakob; Margulis, Vitalij; Masaaki Suzuki [Cond...
Conductors: Suzuki, Masaaki; Sparf, Nils-Erik; ; Genda, Shigeo; Warchal, Bohdan; Parry, David; Arp, Klaus; Nanut, Anton; Marturet, Eduardo; Ericsson, Magnus; Ingebretsen, Kjell; Bertrand, Loic; Markiz, Lev; Oska...
Ensemble: ; Arion Trio; Bach Collegium Japan; Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble; Pro Arte

Bringing legendary master composers back to life by giving a modern take on the classical music legacy. Some people consider classical music a relic from...continue...
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X5G 107
The Top Ten Opera Classics
The Top Ten Opera Classics

1 CD / X5 Group / 2011-10-25

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Turandot; Gianni Schicchi, opera; La bohème; George Frederick Handel: Rinaldo; Xerxes; Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Magi...
Performers: Anderson, Victoria; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Davis, Charles K.L.; Holzapfel, Maszella; Mera, Yoshikazu; Noel, Rita; Rocchi, Manlio

With something of an Opera renaissance going on around the globe, this album can be seen as an entrance ticket to the spectacular world of...continue...
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X5G 106
Bellissimo Baroque: Handel & Vivaldi Arias
Bellissimo Baroque: Handel & Vivaldi Arias

1 CD / Dynamic / 2011-10-25

Works: George Frederick Handel: Agrippina; Ariodante; Aci, Galatea e Polifemo; Antonio Vivaldi: Catone in Utica; Motezuma
Performers: Abete, Antonio; Bertagnolli, Gemma; Cangemi, Veronica; Cherici, Laura; Edwards, Simon [Tenor Vocal 1]; Gens, Véronique; Gottwald, Franziska; Hallenberg, Ann; Jaroussky, Philippe; Lepore, Carlo...
Conductors: Malgoire, Jean-Claude; Curtis, Alan; Florio, Antonio

Recording information: 2001; 2004; 2008; 2009....continue...
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DYN 705
Handel: Esther / Bowman, Watson, Bickley
Handel: Esther / Bowman, Watson, Bickley

2 CD / SOMM / 2011-10-11

Works: George Frederick Handel: Esther, oratorio, HWV 50b
Performers: Bickley, Susan; Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Joshua, Rosemary; Osmond, Cecilia; Outram, Rebecca; Purves, Christopher; Smith, Angus; Vocal], Andrew Kennedy [Tenor; Watson, Christopher
Conductors: Cummings, Laurence
Ensemble: London Handel Orchestra
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SOMM 238
The Opera Show
The Opera Show

2 CD / / 2011-09-27

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La Traviata; Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball); Aida, opera; Rigoletto; Gioachino Rossini: L'italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers); Tancredi; Il barbiere di Siviglia (Th...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Bartoli, Cecilia; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo Soprano Vocals]; Bergonzi, Carlo; Burrows, Stuart; Campbell, Fiona; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Cautoruccio, Paolo; Cossotto, Fiorenza; Do...
Conductors: Pritchard, John; Gibson, Alexander, Sir; Frizza, Riccardo; Divall, Richard; Chailly, Riccardo; Varviso, Silvio; Armiliato, Marco; Molinari-Pradelli, France; Bonynge, Richard; Karajan, Herbert v.; Dow...
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PID 962867
The Voice, Vol. 2 / Andreas Scholl: The Art of Folksong & Baroque Cantatas
The Voice, Vol. 2 / Andreas Scholl: The Art of Folksong & Baroque Cantatas

2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2011-08-09

Works: Oswald von Wolkenstein: Ach senliches leiden; Nu rue mit Sorgen; Kum, liebster Man; John Dowland: Behold a wonder here, for voice, lute & bass viol (Third Book of Songs); All ye whom love or fortune...
Performers: Guilmette, Helene; Markl, Markus; Scholl, Andreas
Conductors: Young, Crawford; ; Dantone, Ottavio; Herreweghe, Philippe
Ensemble: ; Accademia Bizantina; Concerto di Viole; Shield of Harmony
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HAR 2908458
Great Opera Duets / Various Artists
Great Opera Duets / Various Artists

2 CD / Virgin Classics / 2011-07-26

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La Traviata; Gaetano Donizetti: Lucie de Lammermoor; Hector Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini, opera Op. 23; Christoph Willibald Gluck: Orphee et Euredice; Jacques Offenbach: La Belle Hé...
Performers: Agnew, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Alagna, Roberto; Aler, John [Tenor Vocal]; Auger, Arleen [Soprano]; Beuron, Yann; Blake, Rockwell; Blythe, Stephanie; Bostridge, Ian; Ciofi, Patrizia; Daniels, David; Dess...
Conductors: Rizzi, Carlo; Pidò, Evelino; Nelson, John; Gardiner, John Eliot; Minkowski, Marc; Plasson, Michel; Pappano, Antonio; Harding, Daniel; Norrington, Roger; Haïm, Emmanuelle; Hickox, Richard; ;...
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Artaserse; Ensemble Orchestral de Paris; Il Complesso Barocco; Il Seminario Musicale

Great Opera Duets is a 2-CD collection which traces the operatic and oratorio duet from its origins to the modern era - a program spanning...continue...
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Canzone e Cantate / Franco Fagioli, countertenor - Vivaldi, Handel, Paisiello, et al.
Canzone e Cantate / Franco Fagioli, countertenor - Vivaldi, Handel, Paisiello, et al.

1 CD / Carus / 2011-07-26

Works: Girolamo Frescobaldi: Arie musicali Bk.1 no 15, Se l'aura spira, in 3 sections for solo voice; Arie musicali Bk.2 no 9, A miei pianti, al fine un di, aria for solo voice; Claudio Monteverdi: Scherzi ...
Performers: Fagioli, Franco; Frezzato, Marco; Halubek, Jorg; Pianca, Luca

Recording information: Hans-Rosbaud-Studio, Baden-Baden, Germany (06/14/2010-06/19/2010)....continue...
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CRS 83361
Rolando Villazon's Guide to Opera
Rolando Villazon's Guide to Opera

2 CD / Decca Import / 2011-06-28

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Gianni Schicchi, opera; Madama Butterfly; Tosca; Turandot; La bohème; Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto; Il Trovatore; Nabucco; La Traviata; Gaetano Donizetti: L' elisir d'amore, oper...
Performers: Alvarez, Marcelo [Tenor Vocal]; Bartoli, Cecilia; Berbie, Jane; Calleja, Joseph; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Cross, Gregory; D'Arcangelo, Ildebrando; Di Stefano, Giuseppe [Tenor vocals]; Domingo, P...
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg; Bonynge, Richard; Karajan, Herbert v.
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Handel: Belshazzar / Jacobs, Tarver, Joshua, Mehta [2 DVD]
Handel: Belshazzar / Jacobs, Tarver, Joshua, Mehta [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / Harmonia Mundi / 2011-06-14

Works: George Frederick Handel: Belshazzar, HWV 61
Performers: Davies, Andrew; Davies, Neal [Bass Baritone]; Hammarstrom, Kristina; Joshua, Rosemary; Kirk, Vernon; Mehta, Bejun; Radley, Andrew; Sampson, Christina; Tarver, Kenneth; Taylor, Lucy; Wilberforce, Rich...
Conductors: Jacobs, René
Ensemble: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin; RIAS Chamber Chorus

René Jacobs is masterful leading a stellar cast of soloists, the RIASKammerchor and the Akademie für Alte Musik in a spectacular production of Handel's oratorio...continue...
Run Time: 166 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): DTS 5.1 Surround,
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Handel: Belshazzar / Jacobs, Tarver, Joshua, Mehta [Blu-Ray]
Handel: Belshazzar / Jacobs, Tarver, Joshua, Mehta [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / Harmonia Mundi / 2011-06-14

Works: George Frederick Handel: Belshazzar, HWV 61
Performers: Davies, Andrew; Davies, Neal [Bass Baritone]; Hammarstrom, Kristina; Joshua, Rosemary; Kirk, Vernon; Mehta, Bejun; Radley, Andrew; Sampson, Christina; Tarver, Kenneth; Taylor, Lucy; Wilberforce, Rich...
Conductors: Jacobs, René
Ensemble: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin; Rias Chamber Chorus

René Jacobs is masterful leading a stellar cast of soloists, the RIASKammerchor and the Akademie für Alte Musik in a spectacular production of Handel's oratorio...continue...
Run Time: 166 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): DTS HD Master Audio 5.1
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Opera Album 2011
Opera Album 2011

2 CD / Decca / 2011-06-14

Works: Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; The Pearl Fishers, opera; Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; Tosca; Madama Butterfly; Turandot; La rondine; George Frederick Handel: Rinaldo; Serse; Ruggero Leoncavallo:...
Performers: Bartoli, Cecilia; Berbie, Jane; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo Soprano Vocals]; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bocelli, Andrea; Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Calleja, Joseph; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Cotruba...
Conductors: Wordsworth, Barry; Noseda, Gianandrea; Mehta, Zubin; Hogwood, Christopher; Pappano, Antonio; Solti, Sir Georg; Bonynge, Richard; Santi, Nello; Sinopoli, Giuseppe; Norrington, Roger; Stapleton, Robin;...

This magnificent collection features the some of the greatest opera stars of all time: Cecilia Bartoli, Anna Netrebko, Bryn Terfel, Renée Fleming, Andrea Bocelli Luciano...continue...

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DEC B001566102
Handel: Theodora / Bolton, Schafer, Mehta, Fink [2 DVD]
Handel: Theodora / Bolton, Schafer, Mehta, Fink [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / C Major Video / 2011-05-31

Works: George Frederick Handel: Theodora
Performers: Davies, Ryland; Fink, Bernarda; Kaiser, Joseph; Kranzle, Johannes Martin; Mehta, Bejun; Schafer, Christine
Conductors: Bolton, Ivor
Ensemble: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra; Salzburg Bach Choir

George Frederic Handel's oratorio Theodora, in its first-ever staged version at the Salzburg Festival, was among the highlights of Handel Year 2009. Acclaimed director Christof...continue...
Run Time: 189 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS 5.1
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish
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Handel: Theodora / Bolton, Schafer, Mehta, Fink [Blu-Ray]
Handel: Theodora / Bolton, Schafer, Mehta, Fink [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / C Major Video / 2011-05-31

Works: George Frederick Handel: Theodora
Performers: Davies, Ryland; Fink, Bernarda; Kaiser, Joseph; Kranzle, Johannes Martin; Mehta, Bejun; Schafer, Christine
Conductors: Bolton, Ivor
Ensemble: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra; Salzburg Bach Choir

George Frederic Handel's oratorio Theodora, in its first-ever staged version at the Salzburg Festival, was among the highlights of Handel Year 2009. Acclaimed director Christof...continue...
Run Time: 189 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, DTS 5.1
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish
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A Handel Portrait
A Handel Portrait

42 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2011-05-31

Works: George Frederick Handel: The Water Music; Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349; Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348; Handel - Bourée; Concerto for Oboe no 3 in G minor, HWV 287; C...
Performers: Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]; Balzereit, Charlotte; Borgstede, Michael; Bosgraaf, Erik; Brett, Charles; Bury, Alison; Carolan, Lucy [Harpsichord]; Comberti, Micaela; Corti, Francesco; Gati, Istv...
Conductors: Clark, Robert Haydon; Gibson, Alexander, Sir; Haenchen, Hartmut; Lubbock, John; Szostak, Zdzislav; Rolla, János [Violin]; Vitale, Marco; Matt, Nicol; ; Willcocks, David; Wentz, Jed; Cleobury, St...
Ensemble: ; Brandenburg Consort; Consort of London; L'Ecole d'Orphée ; Musica ad Rhenum

A wider survey of Handel’s output could scarcely be imagined, making this the perfect introduction to one of 'our' musical geniuses, whether you are English,...continue...

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BLC 94214
Best Handel 50 / EMI
Best Handel 50 / EMI

3 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-05-03

Works: George Frederick Handel: Rinaldo; Ariodante; Arianna in Creta; Radamisto; Orlando; Armino; Serse; Giulio Cesare; Teseo; Alcina; Sarabande; Water Music Suite no 1 in F; Water Music Suite no 2 in D; Wa...
Performers: Asawa, Brian; Auger, Arleen [Soprano]; Cencic, Max Emanuel; Cornwell, Joseph; Daniels, David; Deshayes, Karine; Dessay, Natalie; DiDonato, Joyce; Genaux, Vivica; Gilchrist, Jane; Harrhy, Eiddwen; Jar...
Conductors: Trevor, Kirk; Haïm, Emmanuelle; Curtis, Alan; Fasolis, Diego; ; Norrington, Roger; Rousset, Christophe; Hickox, Richard; Nelson, John; Briger, Alexander; Linde, Hans-Martin; McGegan, Nicholas; P...
Ensemble: ; I Barocchisti; Il Complesso Barocco; Il Seminario Musicale

50 Best is a series of 3-CD sets which feature genres of music ranging from symphonies, concertos, and solo instrumental works to chamber music, songs,...continue...
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EMI 708222
Opera 2011 / EMI
Opera 2011 / EMI

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-04-19

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia; Stabat Mater; Antonio Caldara: L'Olimpiade; Thomas Arne: Rosamond; Giacomo Puccini: Tosca; Gianni Schicchi, opera; Turandot; Madama Butterfly; La boh&egrav...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Bennett, Mark [Trumpet]; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo Soprano Vocals]; Bostridge, Ian; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Capitanucci, Fabio Maria; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Corelli, Fra...
Conductors: Ono, Kazushi; Haïm, Emmanuelle; Labadie, Bernard; Pappano, Antonio; Kohn, Eugene; Gavazzeni, Gianandrea; Rhorer, Jérémie; Inkinen, Pietari; Barenboim, Daniel; Muti, Riccardo; Gardner, ...
Ensemble: ; Il Seminario Musicale; L'Arpeggiata
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EMI 966662B
Handel: Julius Caesar / Mackerras, Baker, Masterson, Walker [DVD]
Handel: Julius Caesar / Mackerras, Baker, Masterson, Walker [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Kultur International Films / 2011-02-22

Works: George Frederick Handel: Giulio Cesare, HWV 17
Performers: Baker, Janet; Bowman, James; Jones, Della; Masterson, Valerie; Tomlinson, John; Walker, Sarah
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles, Sir
Ensemble: English National Opera Chorus; English National Opera Orchestra

John Copley's production of Handel's Julius Caesar features the great mezzo-soprano Janet Baker in one the roles she made her own. She leads a cast...continue...
Run Time: 180 min.
Region: 1
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM,
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KUL D4569
Handel: Cleopatra Arias / Natalie Dessay
Handel: Cleopatra Arias / Natalie Dessay

1 CD / Virgin Classics / 2011-02-08

Works: George Frederick Handel: Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV17
Performers: Dessay, Natalie; Wallace, Stephen
Conductors:
Ensemble: Le Concert d'Astrée

Soprano Natalie Dessay, conductor Emanuelle Haïm and composer George Frideric Handel make an established and admired team. Cleopatra in Giulio Cesare is a new role...continue...
Recording information: Notre Dame du Liban, Paris (11/06/2010-11/13/2010)....continue...
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Georg Frideric Handel: Agrippina / Jean-Claude Malgoire / La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy [2 DVD]
Georg Frideric Handel: Agrippina / Jean-Claude Malgoire / La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / Traditions Alive / 2011-01-01

Works: George Frideric Handel: Agrippina, HWV 6
Performers: Buet, Alain; Deletre, Bernard; Di Falco, Fabrice; Gens, Véronique; Gregoire, Thierry; Jaroussky, Philippe; Perruche, Ingrid; Smith, Nigel
Conductors: Malgoire, Jean-Claude
Ensemble: La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy

Run Time: 72 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: USA
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DYN 33431
Christmas Meditation / Concertos, Airs and Sacred Works from Baroque & Classical times [5 CDs]
Christmas Meditation / Concertos, Airs and Sacred Works from Baroque & Classical times [5 CDs]

5 CD / Capriccio / 2010-11-16

Works: Charles Gounod: Ave Maria; Christmas Traditional: Maria durch ein Dornwald ging, carol (Blest Mary Wanders through the Thorn); Süsser die Glocken nie klingen, carol (Austrian); Heil'ge Nacht auf...
Performers: Achim, Erzsebet; Balint, Janos; Bernstein, Walter Heinz; Buchner, Roland; Cordier, David; Dicke, Peter; Eisenberg, Matthias; Friedrich, Reinhold [Trumpet]; Glaetzner, Burkhard; Haupt, Eckart; Hinterm...
Conductors: Flämig, Martin; Erxleben, Michael; Bohme, Frank; Marschik, Peter; Tarr, Edward H. [Trumpet]; ; Rotzsch, Hans-Joachim; Rolla, János [Violin]; Winschermann, Helmut; Eschenburg, Hartwig; B...
Ensemble: ; Budapest Strings; Capella Savaria; Cappella Coloniensis; Concerto Köln ; Das kleine Konzert; Dresden Baroque Soloists; German Bach Soloists; Hr-Brass; New Bach Collegium Musicum Leipzig; Phil...

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The selections are well chosen... and nicely sequenced; most of the performances are quite competent and appealing. Sound, while variable, is generally good...
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