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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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John Maynard (1577-1633): The XII Wonders of the World, 1611; Character Songs of Campion, Hume, Ravenscroft, Parsons
John Maynard (1577-1633): The XII Wonders of the World, 1611; Character Songs of Campion, Hume, Ravenscroft, Parsons

1 CD / Decca / 2014-06-03

Works: John Maynard: The 12 Wonders of the World, for voice, lute & bass viol; Thomas Campion: Jack and Joan, for voice & lute; Tobias Hume: Tobacco, Tobacco, Sing Sweetly for Tobacco!, song for consort (a....
Performers: Elliot, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Hill, Martyn [Tenor Vocals]; Kirkby, Emma; Rooley, Anthony [Lute]; Skinner, John York; Thomas, David [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Rooley, Anthony; Jones, Trevor
Ensemble: Consort of Musicke

Eloquence is a series of classical recordings culled from the archives of Decca and Deutsche Grammophon and originating from Australia. One of the most critically-acclaimed...continue...
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Johann Adolph Hasse (1699-1783) Opera Arias 'Rokoko' / Max Emanuel Cencic, countertenor
Johann Adolph Hasse (1699-1783) Opera Arias 'Rokoko' / Max Emanuel Cencic, countertenor

1 CD / Decca / 2014-03-11

Works: Johann Adolf Hasse: Il Cantico de' Tre Fanciulli; Arminio; Siroe rè di Persia, opera; Tito Vespasiano, opera; L'Olimpiade, opera; Ipermestra; Concerto for mandolin in G; Il Trionfo di Clelia; La...
Performers: Cencic, Max Emanuel; Kitsos, Theodore
Conductors: Petrou, George
Ensemble: ; Armonia Atenea

Launching his new recording contract with Decca Classics, critically-acclaimed countertenor Max Emanuel Cencic performs arias from the finest of Hasse's dramatic works.

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Steffani (d.1728): Stabat Mater / Bartoli, Rial, Fernandez, Behle, Pregardien, Vitale.
Steffani (d.1728): Stabat Mater / Bartoli, Rial, Fernandez, Behle, Pregardien, Vitale.

1 CD / Decca / 2013-09-10

Works: Agostino Steffani: Stabat Mater, for 6 voices & organ; Beatus vir, for 3 voices, 2 violins & organ; Non plus me ligate, for soprano, 2 violins & continuo; Triduanas a domino, for double chorus; Lauda...
Performers: Bartoli, Cecilia; Behle, Daniel; Carzaniga, Elena; Fagioli, Franco; Fernandez, Yetzabel Arias; Pregardien, Julian; Rial, Nuria [Soprano Vocal]; Vitale, Salvo
Conductors: Fasolis, Diego
Ensemble: ; I Barocchisti

Bartoli continues her exploration of Steffani's music by championing this major sacred work - her first Stabat Mater since the best-selling Pergolesi recording.

Cecilia

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Recording information: Auditorio Stelio Molo, Radiotelevision svizzera, Lugano (2013-01-??&2013-02-??&2013-)....continue...
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Britten: The Complete Works [66 CDs]
Britten: The Complete Works [66 CDs]

66 CD / Decca / 2013-08-13

Works: Benjamin Britten: Paul Bunyan, operetta, Op. 17; Peter Grimes; The Rape of Lucretia; Albert Herring, Op. 39; Billy Budd, Op. 50; Gloriana, opera, Op. 53; Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54; A M...
Performers: Alley, John [Piano]; Apekisheva, Katya; Ashton, Graham; Atherton, Elizabeth; Auchincloss, Daniel; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Ballard, Jeremy; Barantschik, Alexander; Bashmet, Yuri [Con...
Conductors: Brunelle, Philip; Britten, Benjamin; Mackerras, Charles; Bedford, Steuart; del Mar, Norman; Burgess, Russell; Llewellyn, Grant; Brabbins, Martyn; Steen, Jac van; Nagano, Kent; Goehr, Walter; ; Malcol...
Ensemble: ; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; English Chamber Orchestra; English Opera Group Ensemble; Gabrieli String Quartet; London Symphony Orchestra; Melos Ensemble of London; Members of the Philip Jon...

Decca celebrates 100 years since the birth of England's greatest 20th Century composer, Benjamin Britten, with a unique limited edition 65-CD box containing his entire...continue...
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Agostino Steffani: Duetti da Camera / Alan Curtis; Daniela Mazzucato, Carolyn Watkinson, Paul Esswood, John Elwes
Agostino Steffani: Duetti da Camera / Alan Curtis; Daniela Mazzucato, Carolyn Watkinson, Paul Esswood, John Elwes

1 CD / Decca / 2012-12-11

Works: Agostino Steffani: Tu m'aspettasti al mare, chamber duet; M'hai da piangere un dì, chamber duet; Io voglio provar, chamber duet; Placidissime catene; Gia tu parti, chamber duet; E perché no...
Performers: Curtis, Alan; Elwes, John; Esswood, Paul; Mazzucato, Daniela; Moller, Wouter; Watkinson, Carolyn
Conductors: Curtis, Alan

The name of Baroque composer Agostine Steffani (1654-1728) has been much in the air recently, and we have taken this opportunity to revive an Archiv...continue...
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Wanderer - German songs / Andreas Scholl, counter tenor, Tamar Halperin, piano
Wanderer - German songs / Andreas Scholl, counter tenor, Tamar Halperin, piano

1 CD / Decca / 2012-10-16

Works: Johannes Brahms: German folk songs (49) for voice & piano, WoO 33; Pieces (6) for Piano, Op. 118; Franz Joseph Haydn: The Wanderer, song for voice & keyboard (from English canzonettas, set 2), H.26a/...
Performers: Halperin, Tamar; Scholl, Andreas

A new and exquisite collection of German songs from counter-tenor Andreas Scholl, providing a perfect balance between text and music.

The choice of music reflect

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Recording information: Markus Sittikus Hall, Hohenems, Austria (07/23/2012-07/27/2012)....continue...
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Vivaldi: Gloria; Stabat Mater / Judith Nelson, Emma Kirkby, Caroly Watkinson, James Bowman
Vivaldi: Gloria; Stabat Mater / Judith Nelson, Emma Kirkby, Caroly Watkinson, James Bowman

1 CD / Decca / 2012-10-09

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: "Domine Deus" from Gloria RV 589, for Soprano, Trumpet and Continuo; Nulla in mundo pax sincera in E, RV 630; Amor, hai vinto (I), cantata for voice, strings & continuo, RV 651; Amen
Performers: Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Kirkby, Emma; Nelson, Judith [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Preston, Simon; Hogwood, Christopher
Ensemble: ; Choir of Christ Church Cathedral

Iconic recordings from the most legendary classical artists in history. The Virtuoso Series brings back many of these cherished titles back into the forefront at...continue...
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Mission /  Cecilia Bartoli, Philippe Jaroussky, Agostino Steffani [Deluxe hardcover limited edition]
Mission / Cecilia Bartoli, Philippe Jaroussky, Agostino Steffani [Deluxe hardcover limited edition]

1 CD / Decca / 2012-10-02

Works: Agostino Steffani: Alarico il Baltha, cioè L'audace re de' Gothi; Servio Tullio; Niobe, regina di Tebe; Tassilone; Work(s); La superbia d'Alessandro; Alarco il Baltha; La libertà contenta; ...
Performers: Bartoli, Cecilia; Conte, Rosario; Jaroussky, Philippe
Conductors: Fasolis, Diego
Ensemble: ; I Barocchisti

Autumn 2012 marks the release of Mission, a sensational release from the world's best-selling classical artist Cecilia Bartoli and a project with international politics, religious...continue...
Recording information: Auditorio Stelio Molo, Radio Svizzerea Italia, Lugano, (11/2011-03/2012)....continue...
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Serenity: The Beauty of Arvo Pärt
Serenity: The Beauty of Arvo Pärt

2 CD / Decca / 2012-08-21

Works: Arvo Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel; Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten, for string orchestra & bell; Für Alina; My Heart's in the Highlands, for chorus (or alto or countertenor) & organ; Canta...
Performers: Anderson, Mark; Anthony, Adele; Bax, Alessio [Piano]; Benedetti, Nicola; Carlsson, Roger; Grynyuk, Alexei; Kremer, Gidon; MacDonald, Robert [Bass Voice]; Owens, Matthew; Risberg, Erik; Shaham, Gil [V...
Conductors: Short, Nigel; Järvi, Neeme; Owens, Matthew; Christophers, Harry; Pitts, Anthony

An album of peace and tranquility that will set you in complete bliss. 9 beautiful and relaxing tracks that will compliment the perfect day or...continue...
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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 Vocal]; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bocelli, Andrea; Braun, Victor; Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Calleja, Joseph; Carreras, Jose [Teno...
Conductors: Ono, Kazushi; Mehta, Zubin; Luisi, Fabio; Pappano, Antonio; Antonini, Giovanni; Armiliato, Marco; Abbado, Roberto; Solti, Georg; Wellber, Omer Meir; Bonynge, Richard; Molinari-Pradelli, France; Calle...

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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Classical  2012
Classical 2012

2 CD / Decca / 2012-05-08

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Vesperae solennes de confessore, K 339; Sergey Rachmaninov: Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23; Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; The Pearl Fishers, opera; Giovanni Pergolesi: Nel c...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Barenboim, Daniel [Conductor, Piano]; Bartoli, Cecilia; Bell, Joshua [Violin]; Benedetti, Nicola; Bocelli, Andrea; Bolet, Jorge; Calleja, Joseph; Coker, Paul; Di...
Conductors: Chung, Myung-Whun; Pappano, Antonio; Dudamel, Gustavo; Armiliato, Marco; Chailly, Riccardo; Callegari, Daniele; Chichon, Karel Mark; Karajan, Herbert v.; Rizzi, Carlo; Hollingworth, Robert; Previn, A...
Ensemble: ; I Fagiolini

Classical 2012 allows you to sample some of the finest new recordings of the year and introduce yourself to some of the most exciting new...continue...
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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 [Guitar/Lute]; 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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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
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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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Vivaldi Masterworks: Complete Concertos & Sonatas Op. 1-12
Vivaldi Masterworks: Complete Concertos & Sonatas Op. 1-12

28 CD / Decca / 2011-09-20

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Trio Sonatas (Suonate da camera a 3), for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 1; Sonatas (12) for violin & continuo, Op. 2; L'estro armonico, concertos (12) for 1-4 solo instruments, strings &...
Performers: Accardo, Salvatore [Violin/Conductor]; Beznosiuk, Pavlo; Bond, Danny; Bott, Catherine [Soprano Vocals]; Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Bruine, Frank de; Bylsma, Anner; Canino, Bruno; Coin, Chris...
Conductors: Hogwood, Christopher; Pickett, Philip; Preston, Simon; Dyer, Paul
Ensemble: ; New London Consort

This 28-CD set offers all the greatest Concertos, Sonatas and Vocal Works by the most popular Baroque composer of all time! These celebrated recordings -...continue...
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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 Vocal]; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bocelli, Andrea; Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Calleja, Joseph; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Cotrubas...
Conductors: Wordsworth, Barry; Noseda, Gianandrea; Mehta, Zubin; Hogwood, Christopher; Pappano, Antonio; Solti, Georg; Bonynge, Richard; Santi, Nello; Sinopoli, Giuseppe; Norrington, Roger; Stapleton, Robin; Abb...

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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Purcell Songs & Aris / Andreas Scholl
Purcell Songs & Aris / Andreas Scholl

1 CD / Decca / 2010-11-30

Works: Henry Purcell: Fairy Queen, Z 629; Come, ye sons of art, away, Z. 323; King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z, 628; King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z. 628; Chacony for Strings in G minor, Z 730; T...
Performers: Dumaux, Christophe; Scholl, Andreas
Conductors: Montanari, Stefano
Ensemble: Accademia Bizantina

Andreas Scholl returns to Decca with a recording of vocal jewels by the great baroque composer Henry Purcell, including 'When I Am Laid In Earth'...continue...
Recording information: Chiesa di San Girolamo, Bagnacavallo, Italy (07/17/2010-07/22/2010)....continue...
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Handel: Partenope / Scholl, Negrin, Concerto Copenhagen [DVD]
Handel: Partenope / Scholl, Negrin, Concerto Copenhagen [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Decca / 2009-10-26

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

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

2 DVD Video / Decca / 2009-07-14

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

This is the major debut on Decca DVD of Danielle de Niese. Returning to the opera house where she sang her sensational Cleopatra in Handel's...continue...
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Handel Gold - Bartoli, Fleming, Kozená, Terfel, Villazón, Te Kanawa, Sutherland, et al
Handel Gold - Bartoli, Fleming, Kozená, Terfel, Villazón, Te Kanawa, Sutherland, et al

2 CD / Decca / 2009-04-14

Works: George Frederick Handel: Giulio Cesare, HWV 17; Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno; MEDLEY; Alcina; Ariodante; Atalanta; Giulio Cesare; Tamerlano; Il Floridante, HWV 14; Muzio Scevola, HWV 13; Jep...
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bartoli, Cecilia; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Bumbry, Grace; Domingo, Placido [Tenor Vocals]; Fleming, Renee; Fuller, Albert; Gritton, Susan; Hor...
Conductors: Rose, Barry; Minkowski, Marc; Viotti, Marcello; Bonynge, Richard; Bicket, Harry; McCreesh, Paul; Curtis, Alan; Dunn, Thomas; Gardiner, John Eliot; Boult, Adrian; Preston, Simon; Mackerras, Charles; L...
Ensemble: ; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus; Baroque Chamber Orchestra; Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra; Cappella Coloniensis; Dresden Staatskapelle; English B...

This 2-CD set celebrates the 250th anniversary of Handel's death and includes selections from Handel's most beautiful operas, oratorios, arias and choruses. This definitive greatest...continue...
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Ultimate Handel - The Essential Masterpieces
Ultimate Handel - The Essential Masterpieces

5 CD / Decca / 2007-06-12

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; Concerti grossi (6), Op. 3; Concerto Grosso i...
Performers: Adeney, Richard; Ameling, Elly [Soprano Vocal]; Black, Neil; Brett, Charles; Brown, James; Chorzempa, Daniel [Organ]; Constable, John [Keyboards]; Elwes, John; Fisher, Gillian; Gatt, Martin; Harper, ...
Conductors: Munchinger, Karl; Leppard, Raymond; Schroder, Jaap; Hill, David; Marriner, Sir Neville
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Handel: Giulio Cesare / Westbrook, Geha, Larson, Hunt, Smith [DVD]
Handel: Giulio Cesare / Westbrook, Geha, Larson, Hunt, Smith [DVD]

2 DVD Video / Decca / 2006-11-14

Works: George Frideric Handel: Giulio Cesare, HWV 17
Performers: Gall, Jeffrey; Hunt Lieberson, Lorraine; Maddalena, James; Minter, Drew
Conductors: Smith, Craig
Ensemble: Dresden Staatskapelle

Peter Sellars's daring and novel adaptation of Handel's opera 'Giulio Cesare' previously released on Laser Disc and VHS is now available on DVD. Though sung...continue...
Run Time: 237 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS 5.1 Surround
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanis...continue...
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Collectors Edition - Handel: Oratorios / Hogwood, et al
Collectors Edition - Handel: Oratorios / Hogwood, et al

8 CD / Decca / 2005-10-11

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

Christopher Hogwood and The Academy of Ancient Music have made a number of distinguished recordings of the music of Handel. Handels most popular oratorio, Messiah,...continue...
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The Classical Album 2005 [US Version]
The Classical Album 2005 [US Version]

2 CD / Decca / 2005-09-13

Works: Joaquín Rodrigo: En Aranjuez con tu amor; Agustín Lara: Granada; Derek Strange / Bond: Viva! (after Vivaldi); Maori Traditional: Pokare Kare Ana; Giacomo Meyerbeer: Die Afrikanerin; Ludovic...
Performers: Banbury, James; Bocelli, Andrea; Calleja, Joseph; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Domingo, Placido [Tenor Vocals]; Einaudi, Ludovico [Composer/Piano]; Ferrier, Kathleen [Contralto Vocals]; Fleming, Ren...
Conductors: Maazel, Lorin; ; de Fabritiis, Oliviero; Banbury, James; Norrington, Roger; Scholes, Peter; Rudel, Julius; Cleobury, Nicholas; Horner, James; Solti, Georg; Musumarra, Romano; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Wo...
Ensemble: ; Bond (String Quartet); Czech Film Orchestra; Duel; Duel Ensemble; English Chamber Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra; Mormon T...

The greatest artists of today on this 2-on-1CD includes Andrea Bocelli, Sarah Brightman, Luciano Pavarotti,Hayley Westenra, Russell Watson, Renée Fleming, Bond, José Carreras, Bryn Terfe...continue...
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Britten Conducts Britten Operas Vol 2
Britten Conducts Britten Operas Vol 2

10 CD / Decca / 2005-03-15

Works: Benjamin Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 64; Phaedra, Op. 93; The Rape of Lucretia; Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54; Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88; Gloriana, opera, Op. 53
Performers: Adams, Stephen James; Ainsley, John Mark; Alder, Eric; Bainbridge, Elisabeth; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Barstow, Josephine; Bates, Angela Vernon; Bauer, Michael; Bowen, Kenneth; Bowma...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin; Bedford, Steuart; Mackerras, Charles
Ensemble: ; Welsh National Opera Chorus

These recordings of the remaining five Britten operas in the Decca catalog are conducted by mixture of the composer and two colleagues, Steuart Bedford and...continue...
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Purcell - Theatre Music / Hogwood, et al
Purcell - Theatre Music / Hogwood, et al

6 CD / Decca / 2004-10-12

Works: Henry Purcell: Abdelazer, Z 570 "Moor's Revenge"; Distressed Innocence, or, the Princess of Persia, incidental music, Z. 577; The Married Beau, or, the Curious Impertinent, incidental music, Z. 603; ...
Performers: Bamber, Peter; Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Byers, Alan [Tenor Vocal]; Covey-Crump, Rogers; Elliot, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; George, Michael [Vocals]; Hill, Martyn [Tenor Vocals]; Keyte, Christoph...
Conductors: Hogwood, Christopher
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music (UK)

An extraordinary opportunity to own the theatre music of Henry Purcell in a compact set at a budget price. Outstanding artists and ensemble led by...continue...
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Baroque Adagios
Baroque Adagios

2 CD / Decca / 2002-02-12

Works: Johann Pachelbel: Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major; Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno"; Chamber Concerto for Lute and 2 Violins ...
Performers: Accardo, Salvatore [Violin/Conductor]; Ayo, Felix; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Black, Neil; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Brown, Iona [Conductor/Violin]; Castagnone, Riccardo; Connah...
Conductors: Munchinger, Karl; ; Malcolm, George; Marriner, Sir Neville; Dyer, Paul; Brown, Iona; Agoult, Raymond; Schiff, Andras; Norrington, Roger; Hogwood, Christopher; Leppard, Raymond; Lewis, Anthony
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music (UK); Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Australian Brandenburg Orchestra; Chamber Orchestra of Europe; English Chamber Orchestra; I Mu...

Over 2-and-a-half hours of the most peaceful & relaxing pieces of baroque music including Pachelbel's Canon, Vivaldi's Four Seasons (excerpts), Albinoni's Adagio, Handel's Largo, Bach's...continue...
The 17th-century musician and writer Thomas Mace described in 1676 how listeners were "drawn into raptures and contemplations by...musick's divine language, to quietness, joy, and peace; absolute tran...continue...
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The Radiant Voice of Barbara Bonney
The Radiant Voice of Barbara Bonney

1 CD / Decca / 2001-07-24

Works: John Dowland: Come again, sweet love doth now invite, for 4 voices & lute (First Book of Songs); Henry Purcell: Dido and Aenaeas; Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 211, "Schweigt stille, plaudert nic...
Performers: Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Graham, Susan; Heringman, Jacob [Lute]; Knudsen, Sato; Martineau, Malcolm; Music, Academy of Ancient; Pappano, Antonio [Conductor]; Phillips, Dan...
Conductors: Hogwood, Christopher; Leonhardt, Gustav; Rousset, Christophe; Pinnock, Trevor; Östman, Arnold; Ferro, Gabriele; Järvi, Neeme; Eschenbach, Christoph; Chailly, Riccardo; Previn, Andre; Page, ...

Personnel: Anthony Way (treble); Jacob Heringman (lute); André Previn , Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano).

Recording information: Grotezaal, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (11/1986-02...continue...
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Ave Maria - The Ultimate Sacred Christmas Album
Ave Maria - The Ultimate Sacred Christmas Album

1 CD / Decca / 2000-10-10

Works: Franz Schubert: Ave Maria; Adolphe Adam: Cantique de Noël for voice & orchestra ("Minuit, Chrétiens," "O Holy Night"); César Franck: Panis angelicus; George Frederick Handel: MEDLEY; J...
Performers: Bartoli, Cecilia; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Gormley, Michael G.; Horne, Marilyn [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Maria, Ave; McNair, Sylvia [Soprano Vocals]; Pavarotti, Luciano; Price, Leontyne; Scholl, An...
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.; Adler, Kurt Herbert; Chung, Myung-Whun; Norrington, Roger; Gardiner, John Eliot; Rose, Barry; Harrer, Uwe Christian; Dearnley, Christopher; Munchinger, Karl; Lewis, Henry; Solti,...
Ensemble: ; English Baroque Soloists

Billed as "the ultimate sacred Christmas album," AVE MARIA has reason to claim the title: performances of some of the world's most beloved seasonal music by top international performers make this CD a...continue...
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Handel: Rinaldo / Hogwood, Bartoli, Daniels, Fink, et al
Handel: Rinaldo / Hogwood, Bartoli, Daniels, Fink, et al

3 CD / Decca / 2000-10-10

Works: George Frederick Handel: Rinaldo
Performers: Bartoli, Cecilia; Bott, Catherine [Soprano Vocals]; Daniels, David; Fink, Bernarda [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Finley, Gerald [Bass-Baritone Vocals]; Mehta, Bejun [Countertenor Vocal]; Orgonasova, Luba; P...
Conductors: Hogwood, Christopher
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music (UK)

"...Boasting a uniformly excellent cast--David Daniels on peak form as Rinaldo, Bartoli as an Almirena of vivid immediacy, a powerful Argante in Gerald Finley--and the...continue...
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Bach: Cantatas 147, 80, 8, 140, etc / Rifkin, Bach Ensemble
Bach: Cantatas 147, 80, 8, 140, etc / Rifkin, Bach Ensemble

2 CD / Decca / 1997-10-14

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147; Cantata no 80, "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott," BWV 80 (BC A183); Cantata no 8 "Liebster Gott, wann werd ich sterben"...
Performers: Baird, Julianne; Bryden, Jane; Fast, Allan; Jeffrey Thomas [Tenor Vocals/Conductor]; Kelley, Frank; Minter, Drew [Counter Tenor Vocals]; Opalach, Jan
Conductors: Rifkin, Joshua
Ensemble: Bach Ensemble

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Vivaldi: Gloria, Motets, Cantatas / Preston, Kirkby, et al
Vivaldi: Gloria, Motets, Cantatas / Preston, Kirkby, et al

2 CD / Decca / 1997-10-14

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: "Domine Deus" from Gloria RV 589, for Soprano, Trumpet and Continuo; Nisi Dominus in G minor, RV 608; Nulla in mundo pax sincera in E, RV 630; Amor, hai vinto (I), cantata for voice,...
Performers: Bott, Catherine [Soprano Vocals]; Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Hogwood, Christopher [Conductor]; Kirkby, Emma; Mackintosh, Catherine; Nelson, Judith [Soprano Vocal]; Standage, Simon
Conductors: ; Pickett, Philip
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music (UK); New London Consort
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Mozart: Die Zauberflöte / Solti, Heilmann, Ziesak, Kraus, Jo
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte / Solti, Heilmann, Ziesak, Kraus, Jo

2 CD / Decca / 1991-09-17

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620
Performers: Bieber, Clemens; Cencic, Max Emanuel; Franzen, Hans; Hauer-Riedl, Robert; Heilmann, Uwe; Jo, Sumi; Kraus, Michael [Tenor/Baritone Vocal]; Kuttenbaum, Annette; Leitner, Lotte; Leitner, Markus; Moll, K...
Conductors: Solti, Georg
Ensemble: Vienna State Opera Chorus Konzertvereinigung
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Music of the Crusades / Munrow, Early Music Consort
Music of the Crusades / Munrow, Early Music Consort

1 CD / Decca / 1991-04-09

Works: Anonymous, Manuscrit du Roi: La Quinte Estampie Real, for consort; La Uitime Estampie Real, for consort; La Tierche Estampie Real, for consort; Marcabru: Pax in nomine Domini; Anonymous, French: Part...
Performers: Blades, James; Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Brett, Charles; Brookes, Oliver; Clarke, Christina; Hogwood, Christopher [Conductor]; Munrow, David [Conductor]; Reid, Gillian; Shaw, Geoffrey; Sloa...
Conductors:
Ensemble: Early Music Consort of London
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