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J.S. Bach: St. John Passion / Carolyn Sampson, Iestyn Davies, Ian Bostridge, Nicholas Mulroy, Neal Davies, Roderick Williams. Polyphony
J.S. Bach: St. John Passion / Carolyn Sampson, Iestyn Davies, Ian Bostridge, Nicholas Mulroy, Neal Davies, Roderick Williams. Polyphony

2 CD / Hyperion / 2013-03-12

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Saint John Passion, BWV 245
Performers: Bostridge, Ian; Davies, Iestyn; Davies, Neal [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Mulroy, Nicholas; Sampson, Carolyn; Williams, Roderick [Bass-Baritone Vocal]
Conductors: Layton, Stephen
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Stephen Layton leads the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and his own superb choral ensemble Polyphony in a powerful performance of Bach's most dramatic...continue...
Recording information: All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London (04/10/2012-04/13/2012)....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 [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 7107D
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: Giulio Cesare / Christie/Glyndebourne, Connolly, Kirchschlager [2 Blu-Ray]
Handel: Giulio Cesare / Christie/Glyndebourne, Connolly, Kirchschlager [2 Blu-Ray]

2 Blu-Ray Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2009-04-28

Works: George Frideric Handel: Giulio Cesare, HWV 17
Performers: Bardon, Patricia; Ben Abdeslam, Rachid; Connolly, Sarah; De Niese, Danielle; Dumaux, Christophe; Kirchschlager, Angelika; Maltman, Christopher
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Glyndebourne Chorus; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

This is a BLU-RAY disc that will not play on a standard DVD player. A standard DVD is available as BOA 0950. "William Christie conducting...continue...
Run Time: 306 min.
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Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, LPCM 5.0
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Altus - From Castrato to Countertenor
Altus - From Castrato to Countertenor

3 CD / Virgin Classics / 2009-02-24

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Giustino, RV 717; Amen; Nisi Dominus in G minor, RV 608; Longe mala umbrae terrores in G minor, RV 629; Pianti, sospiri, RV 676; George Frederick Handel: MEDLEY; Messiah, HWV 56, Ora...
Performers: Asawa, Brian; Blake, Rockwell; Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Brett, Charles; Cencic, Max Emanuel; Chance, Michael; Daniels, David; Deller, Alfred; Dupre, Desmond; Esswood, Paul; Gens, Veronique...
Conductors: Spinosi, Jean-Christophe; Lesne, Gérard; Biondi, Fabio [Violin]; Corboz, Michel; Linde, Hans-Martin; Parrott, Andrew; Curtis, Alan; Christie, William; Herreweghe, Philippe; Ledger, Philip [Org...
Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; City of London Sinfonia; Collegium Vocale; English Chamber Orchestra; Ensemble Artaserse; Ensemble Instrumental de Lausanne; Ensemble Orchestral de Paris; Europa Galan...

The male voice hits an all-time high with this new collection from Virgin Classics. Starting as far back as 1902 with the last of the...continue...
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VCL 354762
Best Baroque 100
Best Baroque 100

6 CD / Angel Records / 2006-08-29

Works: George Frederick Handel: Coronation Anthems (4); Solomon, HWV 67; Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349; Dixit Dominus, HWV 232; Giulio Cesare, HWV 17; Alcina, HWV 34;...
Performers: André, Maurice [trumpet]; Andre, Maurice; Argenta, Nancy; Asperen, Bob van; Augér, Arleen; Auger, Arleen; Banchini, Chiara; Beckett, Rachel; Bennett, Mark; Bennett, Mark [Trumpet]; Blyt...
Conductors: Cleobury, Stephen; Hickox, Richard; ; Parrott, Andrew; Haïm, Emmanuelle; Haïm, Emmanuelle; Leonhardt, Gustav; Norrington, Roger; Nelson, John; Rooley, Anthony; Rees, Jonathan; McCreesh, Pau...
Ensemble: ; Academy of Ancient Music; Academy of Ancient Music (UK); Academy of London; Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Boston Early Music Festival Choir; Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra; Capella Ag...
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ANG 70907
The #1 Baroque Album
The #1 Baroque Album

2 CD / Decca Imports / 2006-07-03

Works: George Frederick Handel: Solomon; Handel - Bourée; Rinaldo; Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348; MEDLEY; The Water Music; Coronation Anthem; Johann Pachelbel:...
Performers: Accardo, Salvatore [Violin/Conductor]; Adeney, Richard; Bennett, William; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Brown, Iona [Conductor/Violin]; Carmirelli, Pina; Chorze...
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville; Munchinger, Karl; Preston, Simon; Brown, Iona; Hogwood, Christopher; Cleobury, Stephen; Malcolm, George; Bicket, Harry; ; Solti, Sir Georg; Rousset, Christophe; Leppard, Raymon...
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; English Baroque Soloists; English Chamber Orchestra; I Musici; King's College Choir, Cambridge; Les talens l...

'The #1 Baroque Album' features the best-loved and most popular works by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Pachelbel and many others. This disc features performances of Renee...continue...
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DECI 4757492
Best Baroque 100
Best Baroque 100

6 CD / HBDirect Imports / 2006-06-26

Performers: André, Maurice [trumpet]; Argenta, Nancy; Asperen, Bob van; Augér, Arleen; Banchini, Chiara; Beckett, Rachel; Bennett, Mark; Blythe, Stephanie; Boothby, Richard; Bowman, James; Brosse, ...
Conductors: Cleobury, Stephen; Hickox, Richard; ; Parrott, Andrew; Haïm, Emmanuelle; Leonhardt, Gustav; Norrington, Roger; Nelson, John; Rooley, Anthony; Rees, Jonathan; McCreesh, Paul; Kraemer, Nicholas; S...
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music; Academy of London; Boston Early Music Festival Choir; Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra; Capella Agostino Steffani; Choir of the Age of Enlightenment; City of London Bar...

EMI's collection 100 Best Baroque includes a generous 460 minutes of some of the most familiar works or movements from works written during the Baroque era. There is a good mix of genres, including wo...continue...
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HBIM 46492
Handel: Giulio Cesare / Sarah Connolly, Angelika Kirchschlager, Danielle De Niese, Christophe [3 DVD
Handel: Giulio Cesare / Sarah Connolly, Angelika Kirchschlager, Danielle De Niese, Christophe [3 DVD

3 DVD Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2006-05-16

Works: George Frideric Handel: Giulio Cesare, HWV 17
Performers: Bardon, Patricia; Ben Abdeslam, Rachid; Connolly, Sarah; De Niese, Danielle; Dumaux, Christophe; Kirchschlager, Angelika; Maltman, Christopher
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Glyndebourne Festival Chorus; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

"William Christie conducting and David McVicar directing, created one of the great Giulio Cesare productions of our time, reinstating Handel as an entertainer supreme. This...continue...
Run Time: 295 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9 anamorphic, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS 5.1 Surround
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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, José [Tenor Vocal]; Domingo, Placido; Einaudi, Ludovico [Composer/Piano]; Ferrier, Kathleen [Contralto Vocals]; Flórez, Juan ...
Conductors: Maazel, Lorin; ; de Fabritiis, Oliviero; Banbury, James; Norrington, Roger; Scholes, Peter; Rudel, Julius; Cleobury, Nicholas; Horner, James; Solti, Sir Georg; Musumarra, Romano; Giulini, Carlo Maria...
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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DEC B000529102
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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DEC 2894704602
Handel: Operatic Arias / David Daniels, R. Norrington, et al
Handel: Operatic Arias / David Daniels, R. Norrington, et al

1 CD / Virgin Classics / 1998-12-01

Works: George Frederick Handel: MEDLEY; Giulio Cesare; Tamerlano; Ariodante; Rodelinda; Rinaldo
Performers: Daniels, David; Montgomery, Roger
Conductors: Norrington, Roger
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

"Daniels displays and deploys his talent here in a wide range of arias reflective and dramatic...without a blemish in the sound and with every division...continue...
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