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Nicola Porpora (1666-1768): Arias / Franco Fagioli, countertenor. Alessandro de Marchi, Academia Montis Regalis
Nicola Porpora (1666-1768): Arias / Franco Fagioli, countertenor. Alessandro de Marchi, Academia Montis Regalis

1 CD / Naïve / 2014-10-28

Works: Nicola Porpora: Ezio; Semiramide reconosciuta; Didone abbandonata; Meride e Selinunte; Il verbo in carne, oratorio per la nascita di Gesú Cristo; Il ritiro, cantata a voce sola con stromenti; Po...
Performers: Fagioli, Franco
Conductors: Marchi, Alessandro de
Ensemble: ; Academia Montis Regalis

Opera, January 2015
Fagoli [is]... the possessor of one of today's most complete vocal techniques... The support from De Marchi and his orchestra is first rate......continue...
Recording information: Sala di Santa Croce, Academia Montis Regalis, Mondovi, (06/2013)....continue...

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Spirits of the Air - Songs by Handel, Purcell, Scarlatti, Monteverdi et al. / Brian Asawa, countertenor; Diana Tash, mz; Arthur Omura, harpsichord, Frédéric Rosselet, cello
Spirits of the Air - Songs by Handel, Purcell, Scarlatti, Monteverdi et al. / Brian Asawa, countertenor; Diana Tash, mz; Arthur Omura, harpsichord, Frédéric Rosselet, cello

1 CD / LML Music / 2014-09-30

Works: George Frederick Handel: Italian Duets; Theodora, HWV 68; Se tu non lasci amore, duet for soprano, alto & continuo, HWV 193; Giulio Cesare, HWV 17; Henry Purcell: Pausanias, the Betrayer of his Count...
Performers: Asawa, Brian; Omura, Arthur [Harpsichord]; Pritchard, Ian; Rosselet, Frederic; Tash, Diana; Woodward, Leif [Viola da Gamba]

A rare opportunity to hear a collaboration between a mezzo-soprano and a countertenor! Brian Asawa and Diana Tash are both Metropolitan Opera winners; Brian is...continue...
Recording information: The Boston Court, Pasadena, CA (04/13/2013-04/14/2014)....continue...
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J.S. Bach: Cantatas, BWV 49, & 54; Concerto for Oboe d'amore, BWV 1055 / Charles Humphries, countertenor; Alexandra Bellamy, oboe
J.S. Bach: Cantatas, BWV 49, & 54; Concerto for Oboe d'amore, BWV 1055 / Charles Humphries, countertenor; Alexandra Bellamy, oboe

1 CD / Claudio Records / 2014-07-08

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata, BWV 49; Cantata no 170, "Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust" BWV 170; Cantata, BWV 76; Concerto for Oboe d'Amore in A major, BWV 1055; Cantata no 54, "Widerstehe ...
Performers: Bellamy, Alexandra; Humphries, Charles
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Ensemble: Kontrabande

Born in the United Kingdom and now residing in the USA, Charles Humphries graduated from the Royal Academy of Music. Known for his intelligent interpretations...continue...
Recording information: Chilworth Friary (01/10/2001-01/13/2001)....continue...
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L'Oiseau Lyre - Florilegium Series: The Baroque Era / Hogwood, Pickett, Rifkin, Preston, Dantone et al. [50 CD Limited Edition set]
L'Oiseau Lyre - Florilegium Series: The Baroque Era / Hogwood, Pickett, Rifkin, Preston, Dantone et al. [50 CD Limited Edition set]

50 CD / Decca / 2014-06-17

Works: Thomas Arne: Overtures (8) in Eight Parts, for orchestra; Rosamunde; The Masque of Comus; William Boyce: Symphonies (8), Op. 2; John Blow: Venus and Adonis; Lovely Salina, innocent and free; Henry Pu...
Performers: Accademia Bizantina; Ainsley, John Mark; Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet; Armonico, Il Giardino; Bach Ensemble; Baird, Julianne; Beznosiuk, Pavlo; Bonner, Tessa; Bott, Catherine [Soprano Vocals]; Bo...
Conductors: Hogwood, Christopher; Pickett, Philip; ; Rifkin, Joshua; Dantone, Ottavio; Preston, Simon
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music (UK); Accademia Bizantina; Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet; Bach Ensemble; Handel & Haydn Society; Il Giardino Armonico; Les Talens Lyriques; New London Consort

A 50 CD Original Jackets Collection celebrating the greatest Baroque recordings from Decca's pioneering early music label L'Oiseau-Lyre.

Key Baroque works featuring best-selling albums

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J.S. Bach: Cantatas for Solo Alto / Andreas Scholl, countertenor; Philippe Herreweghe
J.S. Bach: Cantatas for Solo Alto / Andreas Scholl, countertenor; Philippe Herreweghe

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2014-06-10

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 170, "Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust" BWV 170; Cantata no 54, "Widerstehe doch der Sünde," BWV 54; Cantata no 35, "Geist und Seele wird verwirret" BWV ...
Performers: Scholl, Andreas
Conductors: Herreweghe, Philippe
Ensemble: La Chapelle Royale

According to German theological tradition, which Bach knew very well, the alto voice was the very symbol of the Holy Ghost. Bach's three solo cantatas...continue...
Recording information: Lycée Sainte-Geneviève, Versailles, France (07/1977)....continue...
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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.

Eleven varied solo

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Recording information: The Menuhin Hall, Surrey (09/06/2013-09/08/2013)....continue...
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VIVT 105
Transcriptions 2 / Mendelssohn: Christus; Cantatas Chorales; Vivaldi; Prokofiev; Mahler; Schubert; Bach; Debussy; Ravel
Transcriptions 2 / Mendelssohn: Christus; Cantatas Chorales; Vivaldi; Prokofiev; Mahler; Schubert; Bach; Debussy; Ravel

2 CD / Naïve / 2014-02-25

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"; Franz Schubert: Litanei auf das Fest Aller Seelen, D 343; Quartet for Strings no 14 in D minor, D. 810; Der Wegweiser (...
Performers: Añorga, Solange; Butter, Markus; Champion, Romain; Getchell, Robert; Piau, Sandrine; Slaars, Laurent
Conductors: Equilbey, Laurence
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Orchestral de Paris; Monts du Reuil

To mark their 15th anniversary, Naïve presents limited edition 2 CD sets featuring recordings from their most emblematic artists....continue...
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NAI 40043
Fede e Amor - Baroque music with trombones at the Imperial Court in Vienna / Alex Potter (countertenor); Chaterine Motuz & Simen Van Mechelen (Trombones)
Fede e Amor - Baroque music with trombones at the Imperial Court in Vienna / Alex Potter (countertenor); Chaterine Motuz & Simen Van Mechelen (Trombones)

1 CD / Ramee / 2013-10-29

Works: Johann Joseph Fux: Jesu Christo nell'orto; Sonata à 3, for 2 violins, trombone & continuo, E 68; Sonata a 3 in A minor, K365; Sonata a 3 in D minor, K379; Marco Antonio Ziani: Alma Redemptoris M...
Performers: Mechelen, Simen Van; Motuz, Catherine; Potter, Alex
Conductors:
Ensemble: Ensemble La Fontaine

This recording explores some of the lesser-known music from 18th-century Vienna that combines solo voice with virtuoso trombones. Many of the arias presented on this...continue...
Recording information: Beuggen Castle, Rheinfelden, Germany (10/2012)....continue...
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Bach: Cantatas, Vol. 54: Nos. 14, 100, 197, 197a / Bach Collegium Japan, Suzuki
Bach: Cantatas, Vol. 54: Nos. 14, 100, 197, 197a / Bach Collegium Japan, Suzuki

1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2013-09-24

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 100, "Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan" BWV 100; Cantata no 14, "Wär Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit" BWV 14; Cantata no 197, "Gott ist unsre Zuversicht," BWV 197 ...
Performers: Guillon, Damien; Kooij, Peter [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Suzuki, Masaaki
Ensemble: Bach Collegium Japan

This is the penultimate volume in the acclaimed cycle recorded by Masaaski Suzuki and his Bach Collegium Japan. Two of the works included in this...continue...
Recording information: Kobe Shoin Women's University Chapel, Japan (09/2012)....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: 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
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 [Countertenor Vocal]; Deuter, Markus; Ducros, Jerome; Gliozzi, Emilia; Huille, Jerome [Cello]; Jaroussky, Philippe; Rial, Nuria [Soprano Vocal]; 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 [Countertenor Vocal]; Cordier, David; Humphries, Charles; Köhler, Axel [Countertenor Vocal]; Sharpe, Ivan; Torday, Robert
Conductors: Marschik, 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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Giovanni Legrenzi: Il Sedecia / Riccardo Favero
Giovanni Legrenzi: Il Sedecia / Riccardo Favero

1 CD / Dynamic / 2012-10-30

Works: Giovanni Legrenzi: Sonata for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 2/15 ("La Torriana"); Il Sedecia, oratorio in 2 parts for voice, chorus & orchestra; Sonata for 2 violins & continuo ("La Strasolda"), Op. 2/4;...
Performers: Arrivabene, Andrea
Conductors: Favero, Riccardo
Ensemble: ; Oficina Musicum Ensemble

This world premiere recording of Giovanni Legrenzi's oratory Il Sedecìa marks Dynamic's 3rd recording with Oficina Musicum Ensemble....continue...
Recording information: Church of Sant'Alessandro Martire - Massanzago (10/2010)....continue...
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Harrison Birtwistle: Orpheus Elegies; Three Bach Arias / Melinda Maxwell, oboe; Helen Tunstall, harp; Andrew Watts, countertenor
Harrison Birtwistle: Orpheus Elegies; Three Bach Arias / Melinda Maxwell, oboe; Helen Tunstall, harp; Andrew Watts, countertenor

1 CD / The Classics Label / 2012-10-09

Works: Harrison Birtwistle: Orpheus Elegies (26); Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 21, "Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis BWV 21; Cantata "Herr, deine Augen sehen nach dem Glauben", BWV 102; Cantata no 172, ...
Performers: Fulbrook, Ben [Marimba]; Maxwell, Melinda; Seaton, Claire; Stafford, William; Tunstall, Helen; Verity, Tom [Clarinet, Clarinet (Bass)]; Watts, Andrew

Harrison Birtwistle's major chamber work is scored mainly for oboe and harp, and refers to some of Rilke's sonnets. His arrangements of three Bach arias...continue...
Recording information: All Saints Church, East Finchley, England (2008-08-28_2008-08-29&2008-)....continue...
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TCL OB2020
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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J.S. Bach: Sonate en Trio BWV 527; Fantaisie et Fugue; Cantatas BWV 35 & 170 / Damien Guillon, counter tenor
J.S. Bach: Sonate en Trio BWV 527; Fantaisie et Fugue; Cantatas BWV 35 & 170 / Damien Guillon, counter tenor

1 CD / Zig Zag Territories / 2012-06-12

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 170, "Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust" BWV 170; Trio Sonata for Organ no 3 in D minor, BWV 527; Cantata no 35, "Geist und Seele wird verwirret" BWV 35; Fanta...
Performers: Gratton, Maude; Guillon, Damien
Conductors: Guillon, Damien
Ensemble: Le Banquet Céleste (Chamber ensemble)

Following an extremely promising first album devoted to Dowland, here is another chance to hear Damien Guillon, accompanied by his ensemble Le Banquet Céleste, in...continue...
Recording information: L'Église Réformée du Bouclier, Strasbourg (11/23/2011-11/27/2011)....continue...
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ZIG 305
Carl Orff: Carmina Burana / Hendricks, Chance, Black, Welser-Most - London PO
Carl Orff: Carmina Burana / Hendricks, Chance, Black, Welser-Most - London PO

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2012-04-24

Works: Carl Orff: Carmina burana
Performers: Black, Jeffrey; Chance, Michael; Hendricks, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Welser-Möst, Franz
Ensemble: London Philharmoniic Orchestra Chorus

No other 20th century work delights music-lovers as much as Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana". The opening number, "Oh Fortuna", is a huge classical hit in...continue...
Recording information: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (11/1989)....continue...
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WRNC 023062B
Best 20: Faure, Barber, Buxtehude / Accentus, Equilbey
Best 20: Faure, Barber, Buxtehude / Accentus, Equilbey

1 CD / Naïve / 2012-04-24

Works: Gabriel Fauré: Requiem, Op. 48 (Original 1896 version); Samuel Barber: Agnus Dei; Dietrich Buxtehude: Cantata, BuxWV 15; Francis Poulenc: Mass in G major; Figure Humaine; Robert Schumann: Heid...
Performers: Berezovsky, Boris [Piano]; Engerer, Brigitte; Garcin, Edouard; Getchell, Robert; Henry, Christophe; Piau, Sandrine; Sandhoff, Ruth; van der Kamp, Harry
Conductors: Marco, Patrick; Equilbey, Laurence; Ericson, Eric
Ensemble: ; Ars Nova Copenhagen (Denmark); Concerto Köln; Ensemble Orchestral de Paris; Maîtrise de Paris; Maîtrise de Paris ; Members of the Orchestre National de France (Membe; Monts du Reuil

Named "one of the world's leading choirs" by Gramophone Magazine, Accentus celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The choir, founded and directed by Laurence Equilbey,...continue...

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NAI 5290
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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Mendelssohn: Christus; Cantates Chorales / Piau, Butter, Getchell
Mendelssohn: Christus; Cantates Chorales / Piau, Butter, Getchell

1 CD / Naïve / 2012-01-31

Works: Felix Mendelssohn: Verleih uns Frieden; Christus, oratorio, Op. 97 (unfinished); O Haupt Voll Blut und Wunden, chorale cantata for voice, chorus & orchestra in C minor; Vom Himmel hoch, chorale canta...
Performers: Butter, Markus; Getchell, Robert; Piau, Sandrine; Slaars, Laurent
Conductors: Equilbey, Laurence
Ensemble: Ensemble Orchestral de Paris

Under its conductor, Laurence Equilbey, who founded Accentus in 1991, the choir is committed to promoting the vocal arts as widely as possible, with more...continue...
Recording information: Notre-Dame Du Liban Church, Paris, France (06/2011)....continue...
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Duetti / Philippe Jaroussky; Max Emanuel Cencic
Duetti / Philippe Jaroussky; Max Emanuel Cencic

1 CD / Virgin Classics / 2012-01-10

Works: Giovanni Bononcini: Pietoso nume arcier, chamber duet for 2 voices & continuo; Chi d'amor tra le catene, chamber duet for 2 voices & continuo; Francesco Mancini: Quanto mai saria piú bello, solo...
Performers: Cencic, Max Emanuel [Countertenor Vocal]; Jaroussky, Philippe
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants

Two star countertenors, Philippe Jaroussky and Max Emanuel Cencic, join William Christie and Les Arts Florissants, for a programme of chamber-scale duets and arias by...continue...
Recording information: Salle Colonne, Paris (01/19/2011-01/23/2011)....continue...
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Bach: Earthly and Divine / Music for Heaven and Earth
Bach: Earthly and Divine / Music for Heaven and Earth

6 CD / Alpha Productions / 2011-11-08

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Suite no 1 en sol majeur, BWV 1007; Sonata for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord no 3 in G minor, BWV 1029; Partita no 2, BWV 1004; Sonate pour violin & basse continue en mi mineu...
Performers: Aerts, Wibert; Alard, Benjamin; Arnould, Benoit; Badiarov, Dmitry; Beekman, Marcel; Berben, Leon; Bereau, Marie; Boulanger, Lucile; Boulanger, Vinciane; Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Cocset, Br...
Conductors: ; Leonhardt, Gustav; Pichon, Raphaël; Lasserre, Françoise; Haller, Benoit; Imbert, Raphaël
Ensemble: ; Akademia Ensemble; Café Zimmermann; La Chapelle Royale; Ricercar Consort

A beautiful color book plus six CDs in a magnificent set! This is a truly hedonistic experience centered on Johann Sebastian Bach, including a rich...continue...
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AHP 889
Kerstfeest Noel Christmas Weihnachten / Netherlands Bach Society
Kerstfeest Noel Christmas Weihnachten / Netherlands Bach Society

1 CD / Channel Classics / 2011-11-08

Works: Christmas Traditional: Wie schon leuchtet der Morgenstern (How Brightly Shines The Morning Star) (German); Michael Praetorius: Musae Sioniae; Benedictus a Sancto Josepho: Ave Maria; Johann Sebastian ...
Performers: Daniels, Charles [Tenor Vocals]; Doeselaar, Leo Van; Harvey, Peter Harvey; MacLeod, Stephan; Markert, Annette; Mields, Dorothee; Türk, Gerd; Towers, William; White, Matthew [Countertenor Vocal];...
Conductors: Veldhoven, Jos van
Ensemble: Capella Figuralis; Netherlands Bach Society

This beautiful collection of music for the Christmas season features selected tracks performed by Jos van Veldhoven and the Netherlands Bach Society, culled from their...continue...
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CCS 6111
Bach: Cantatas Nos. 54 & 170, et al. / Daniel Taylor, countertenor; Tafelmusik
Bach: Cantatas Nos. 54 & 170, et al. / Daniel Taylor, countertenor; Tafelmusik

1 CD / Analekta / 2011-10-24

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 170, "Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust" BWV 170; Orchestral Suite no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067; Cantata no 54, "Widerstehe doch der Sünde," BWV 54; Concerto...
Performers: Abberger, John; Lamon, Jeanne; Taylor, Daniel
Conductors: Lamon, Jeanne
Ensemble: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra

Johann Sebastian Bach composed a dozen church cantatas for a single solo voice. Cantatas 54 and 170 are both settings of texts by the Darmstadt...continue...
Recording information: Humbercrest United Church, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (03/30/2011-04/01/2011)....continue...
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Bach: Cantatas / Andreas Scholl, countertenor
Bach: Cantatas / Andreas Scholl, countertenor

1 CD / Decca / 2011-10-11

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata BWV 82 "Ich habe genug"; Cantata no 169 "Gott soll allein mein Herze haben" BWV 169; Cantata, BWV 150 "Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich"; Cantata no 200, "Bekennen will i...
Performers: Feyfar, Michael; Grigalis, Raitis; Scholl, Andreas; Takamaya, Junko
Conductors:
Ensemble: Basel Chamber Orchestra

Andreas Scholl first sang the music of J.S. Bach as a boy chorister. Now the leading countertenor of our time, he returns to his musical...continue...
Recording information: Les Dominicains de Haute Alsace, France (01/2011); Les Dominicains de Haute-Alsace, France (01/2011); Les Dominicains de Haute Alsace, France (01/23/2011-01/28/2011); Les Domini...continue...
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Porpora: Cantatas Nos. 7 - 12 (1735) / Iestyn Davies, countertenor
Porpora: Cantatas Nos. 7 - 12 (1735) / Iestyn Davies, countertenor

1 CD / Hyperion / 2011-10-11

Works: Nicola Porpora: Or Che Una Nube Ingrata, cantata for contralto & continuo; Oh se fosse il mio core, cantata for voice & continuo, Op. 1/10; Destatevi, o pastori, for voice & continuo, Op. 1/9; Oh! Di...
Performers: Davies, Iestyn; Jonathan Cohen [Cello/Conductor/Keyboards]
Conductors: Cohen, Jonathan
Ensemble: Arcangelo

Young countertenor Iestyn Davies makes his highly anticipated Hyperion solo debut with an enchanting disc of cantatas by the Italian composer Nicola Porpora. Porpora's ability...continue...
Recording information: All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London (12/10/2010-12/13/2010)....continue...
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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, Hélène; 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
Matthias Weckman: Abendmusiken: Concerti Vocale; Sonata; Partite
Matthias Weckman: Abendmusiken: Concerti Vocale; Sonata; Partite

1 CD / Zig Zag Territories / 2011-08-09

Works: Matthias Weckmann: Wie liegt die Stadt so wüste, cantata; Sonata à 4, no 2; Weine nicht, es hat überwunden; Komm heiliger Geist, Herre Gott, chorale prelude for organ; Sonata à...
Performers: Arnould, Benoît; Centurioni, Olivia; Getchell, Robert; Guillon, Damien; Warnier, Eugénie
Conductors: Lapointe, Bibiane; Maeder, Thierry
Ensemble: Les Cyclopes

For its first collaboration with Zig-Zag Territoires, Ensemble Les Cyclopes - which includes promising young singers Eugénie Warnier, Damien Guillon, Robert Getchell, and Benoît Arnould...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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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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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.
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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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De Profundis / Cantatas of JS Bach & Graupner
De Profundis / Cantatas of JS Bach & Graupner

1 CD / Passacaille / 2011-05-10

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 177, "Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ" BWV 177; Cantata no 131, "Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir" BWV 131; Christoph Graupner: Aus der Tieffen ruffen wir, for...
Performers: Guillon, Damien; Termont, Lieven; Ullmann, Marcus
Conductors:
Ensemble: Il Gardellino

The second volume of Il Gardellino's cantata series is a call for liberation. The recordings testify to the way we approach Bach at the beginning...continue...
Recording information: AMUZ, Antwerp (01/2010)....continue...
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PSSA 969
Angel Voices: The Boys' Choir Christmas Celebration / Vienna Boys' Choir; Dresden Boys' Choir, et al.
Angel Voices: The Boys' Choir Christmas Celebration / Vienna Boys' Choir; Dresden Boys' Choir, et al.

3 CD / Capriccio / 2010-11-16

Works: Felix Mendelssohn: Vom Himmel hoch (Choralkantate); Laudate pueri ("O praise the Lord"), motet for female chorus & organ in E flat major, Op. 39/2; Sacred Pieces (3), Op. 23; Veni Domine ("Hear my p...
Performers: Buchner, Roland; Engelhardt, Kent; Humphries, Charles; Schicha, Ulrich; Winkler, Michael-Christfried
Conductors: Flämig, Martin; Marschik, Peter; Hrncirik, Peter; Rotzsch, Hans-Joachim
Ensemble: ; Bläserensemble

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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, Erzsébet; Bálint, János; Bernstein, Walter Heinz; Buchner, Roland; Cordier, David; Dicke, Peter; Eisenberg, Matthias; Friedrich, Reinhold [Trumpet]; Glaetzner, Burkhard [O...
Conductors: Flämig, Martin; Erxleben, Michael; Bohme, Frank; Marschik, Peter; Tarr, Edward H. [Trumpet]; ; Rotzsch, Hans-Joachim; Rolla, János [Violin]; Winschermann, Helmut; Eschenburg, Hartwig; B&a...
Ensemble: ; Budapest Strings; Capella Savaria; Cappella Coloniensis; Concerto Köln; Das kleine Konzert; Dresden Baroque Soloists; German Bach Soloists; Hr-Brass; Neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum Leipzig...

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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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George Frideric Handel: Semele; Israel in Egypt; The Ways of Zion Do Mourn; Zadok the Priest; La Resurrezione; Dixit
George Frideric Handel: Semele; Israel in Egypt; The Ways of Zion Do Mourn; Zadok the Priest; La Resurrezione; Dixit

6 CD / Warner Classics / 2010-07-20

Works: George Frederick Handel: Semele; Israel in Egypt, oratorio, HWV 54; The Ways of Zion Do Mourn (Funeral Anthem for Queen Caroline), for chorus & orchestra, HWV 264; Coronation Anthem; La Resurrezione ...
Performers: Argenta, Nancy; Brett, Charles; Burrowes, Norma; Clarkson, Julian; Davies, Maldwyn; Elliot, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Gordon, Brian; Greene, Daryl; Hicks, Malcolm; Jones, Della; Kendall, William; Knibbs, ...
Conductors: Gardiner, John Eliot

Penguin Guide 3-star (on Dixit Dominus)
John Eliot Gardiner catches all its brilliance and directs an exhilarating performance, marked by strongly accented, sharply incisive singing from...continue...
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Handel, Bach, Vivaldi Purcell: Favourite
Handel, Bach, Vivaldi Purcell: Favourite

1 CD / Musical Concepts / 2010-07-13

Works: George Frederick Handel: St. Cecilia; Serse; Semele; Acis & Galatea; Joshua; Jeptha; Alexander's Feast; Samson; Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 208, "Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!" (Hunt...
Performers: Ainsley, John Mark; Beznosiuk, Lisa; Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Fisher, Gillian; George, Michael [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Goodman, Roy [Conductor]; Steele-Perkins, Crispian [Trumpet]
Conductors: King, Robert
Ensemble: The King's Consort

A Strong line up of 13 of the greatest Baroque arias performed by the top artists! Its first released was greeted enthusiastically by Gramophone: "enjoyable...continue...
Recording information: St. Pauls', Southgate, London (1987)....continue...
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MSLC 1102
50 Best Baroque
50 Best Baroque

3 CD / Warner Classics / 2010-06-29

Works: George Frederick Handel: Coronation Anthem; Solomon; Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Water Music; Jeremiah Clarke: Prince of Denmark's March; John Dowland: Lachrimae antiquae, for 5 viols/violins & lute (...
Performers: Argenta, Nancy; Asperen, Bob van; Banchini, Chiara; Beckett, Rachel; Boothby, Richard [Viola da Gamba]; Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Bussi, Marcello; Cole, Maggie; d'Auvergne, Orchestre; Danby...
Conductors: Cleobury, Stephen; Hickox, Richard; ; Parrott, Andrew; Haïm, Emmanuelle; Leonhardt, Gustav; Norrington, Roger; Stamp, Richard; Biondi, Fabio [Violin]; Auriacombe, Louis; Christophers, Harry; Sav...
Ensemble: ; Capella Agostino Steffani; Circa 1500; Europa Galante; Fretwork; Il Seminario Musicale; Melante Amsterdam; Orlando Gibbons Viol Ensemble; Sonnerie; Taverner Players
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WRNC 575032
Handel: Alexander's Feast / Philip, Ledger
Handel: Alexander's Feast / Philip, Ledger

2 CD / Virgin Classics / 2010-05-18

Works: George Frederick Handel: Alexander's Feast, HWV 75; The Choice of Hercules, oratorio, HWV 69
Performers: Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Harper, Heather; Tear, Robert; Watts, Helen [Contralto Vocals]
Conductors: Ledger, Philip [Organ]
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VCL 285202
Early Music Up Late
Early Music Up Late

2 CD / HBDirect Import / 2010-04-06

Works: George Frederick Handel: Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6; Sonata a 5 for violin & strings in B flat major (Sonata à Cinque), HWV 288; Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Messe de minuit pour Noël, H9; ...
Performers: Andersson, Tommie; Baird, Julianne; Beznosiuk, Pavlo; Bindi, Jean-Louis; Bott, Catherine [Soprano Vocals]; Carmignola, Giuliano; Chateauneuf, Paula; Cordier, David; Costa, Neal Peres da; Dollman, Ben...
Conductors: Dyer, Paul; Minkowski, Marc; Hogwood, Christopher; Rifkin, Joshua; ; Goebel, Reinhard; Brüggen, Frans; Marcon, Andrea; Peelman, Roland; Walker, Antony; Pinnock, Trevor
Ensemble: ; Bach Ensemble; Consort of Musicke; Ensemble of the Classic Era; Gabrieli Consort; Musica Antiqua Köln; The English Concert; The Song Company
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HBIM 1637945
Handel: Amore X Amore
Handel: Amore X Amore

1 CD / Winter & Winter / 2010-02-09

Works: George Frederick Handel: Ho fuggito Amore anch'io, cantata for alto, HWV 118; Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op. 4 no 6, HWV 294; Lungi da me, pensier tiranno, cantata for alto & continuo, HWV 125b;...
Performers: Sabata, Xavier
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Ensemble: Forma Antiqva

Centered on young brothers Aaron, Pablo, and Daniel Zapico, Forma Antiqva is a new voice within the field of early music in Spain. This program...continue...
Recording information: Sala de Cambra, Funcació Auditori Palau de Congressos, (05/2009)....continue...
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Barbara Strozzi: Ariette a Voce Sola, Op. 6, 1657 / Miroku, tenor, Rambaldi, harpsichord
Barbara Strozzi: Ariette a Voce Sola, Op. 6, 1657 / Miroku, tenor, Rambaldi, harpsichord

1 CD / Tactus / 2010-01-01

Works: Barbara Strozzi: Ariettas for solo voice, Op 6; Che si può fare?
Performers: Miroku, Tadashi

This program presents some Ariette, enriched by short pieces for solo harpsichord. The harpsichord introductions to the Ariette come from the 17th-century manuscript Chigi Q.IV.27,...continue...
Recording information: Museo Archeologico di Ferrara, Italia (08/2009)....continue...
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TCT 616901
Haydn: Seven Last Words;  Dvorak: Stabat Mater
Haydn: Seven Last Words; Dvorak: Stabat Mater

2 CD / Naïve / 2009-11-17

Works: Franz Joseph Haydn: Die Sieben letzten Worte unseres Erlösers am Kreuze (The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross), o; Antonin Dvorák: Stabat Mater, Op. 58/B 71
Performers: Breslik, Pavol [Tenor Vocal]; Butter, Markus; Coku, Alexandra; Engerer, Brigitte; Getchell, Robert; Piau, Sandrine; Sandhoff, Ruth; van der Kamp, Harry
Conductors: Equilbey, Laurence

Acclaimed orchestral and operatic conductor, Laurence Equilbey conducts the Accentus in this classic release from the naive catalogue. The Seven Last words is one of...continue...
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NAI 40015
Handel: Messiah / Layton, Polyphony
Handel: Messiah / Layton, Polyphony

2 CD / Hyperion / 2009-11-10

Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
Performers: Clayton, Allan; Davies, Iestyn; Doyle, Julia; Foster-Williams, Andrew
Conductors: Layton, Stephen
Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia

Annual live performances of Handel's Messiah at St John's Smith Square with Polyphony and Stephen Layton have become one of the highlights of the musical...continue...
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Sacred Music: Verdi, Beethoven, Bach / Maazel, Luisi, Suzuki [4 DVD]
Sacred Music: Verdi, Beethoven, Bach / Maazel, Luisi, Suzuki [4 DVD]

4 DVD Video / EuroArts / 2009-10-27

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem Mass; Ludwig van Beethoven: Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123; Johann Sebastian Bach: Saint John Passion, BWV 245; Mass in B minor, BWV 232
Performers: Blaze, Robin; Elsner, Christian; Fantini, Norma; Genz, Christoph; Henschel, Dietrich; Larsson, Anna; Macleod, Stephan; Meli, Francesco; Nylund, Camilla; Pape, Rene; Remmert, Birgit; Siwek, Rafal; Smi...
Conductors: Maazel, Lorin; Luisi, Fabio; Suzuki, Masaaki
Ensemble: Bach Collegium Japan; Dresden Staatskapelle; Dresden State Opera Chorus; Florence Maggio Musicale Chorus; Symphonica Toscanini

This DVD box combines the most known and beloved works in sacred music of three of the greatest composers of all time: Giuseppe Verdi, Ludwig...continue...
Run Time: 419 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English, German, French
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The Lute Is a Song / Edin Karamazov
The Lute Is a Song / Edin Karamazov

1 CD / Decca Import / 2009-10-20

Works: Leo Brouwer: Paisaje Cubano con Rumba, for 4 guitars; Sting: Alone with my thoughts this evening, song; Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata and Fugue for Organ in D minor, BWV 565; Henry Purcell: Dido and...
Performers: Fleming, Renee; Karamazov, Edin; Scholl, Andreas; Sting
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Ensemble: Kaliopi

Established as today's most exciting and charismatic player of the lute, Edin Karamazov, the featured lutenist of Sting's best-selling album 'Songs from the Labyrinth' now...continue...
Personnel: Edin Karamazov (electric guitar, archlute, theorbo); Renée Fleming (soprano); Andreas Scholl (countertenor).

Recording information: Friendship 7 Studio, Kiedrich, Germany; Legac...continue...
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Bach: Purification Mass / Jakub Burzynski, Early Music Ensemble
Bach: Purification Mass / Jakub Burzynski, Early Music Ensemble

1 CD / Arts / 2009-10-13

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass for 3 voices, chorus, 2 oboes, strings & continuo in G minor, BWV 235 (BC E5); Cantata no 82, "Ich habe genug" BWV 82; Wir glauben all' an einen Gott, chorale setting for ...
Performers: Burzynski, Jakub; Cyciura, Mariusz; Janda, Artur; Miroslawska, Julita; Przybyla, Rafael Gabriel
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Ensemble: Tempesta di Mare

This is a program of music by Bach that could have been performed for the feat of the Purification of Mary in Leipzig around 1740....continue...
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ARZ 47749
Songs for Ariel / James Bowman, Kenneth Weiss
Songs for Ariel / James Bowman, Kenneth Weiss

1 CD / Satirino / 2009-09-01

Works: Anonymous, English: Salve Regina; John Dowland: If my complaints could passions move, for 4 voices & lute (First Book of Songs); Henry Purcell: Sweeter than roses (from "Pausanias"), song, Z. 585/1; ...
Performers: Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Ducornet, Marc; Weiss, Kenneth

"Far from a retrospective recording, however, Songs for Ariel is a vibrant performance that amply demonstrates the continuing vitality and beauty of Bowman's voice." -...continue...
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