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Purcell: England, My England (music from the film by Tony Palmer); Monteverdi: Balli e balletti / English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir. Gardiner
Purcell: England, My England (music from the film by Tony Palmer); Monteverdi: Balli e balletti / English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir. Gardiner

2 CD / Warner Classics / 2016-03-18

Works: Claudio Monteverdi: Madrigals, Book 7; L'Orfeo; Scherzi musicali, volume 1; Madrigali guerrieri, et amorosi... Libro ottavo; Madrigals, Book 8; Henry Purcell: Sonata for trumpet and strings in D majo...
Performers: Agnew, Paul [Tenor Vocal]; Argenta, Nancy; Blackadder, David; Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Chance, Michael [Countertenor Vocal]; Dale, Lawrence [Tenor Vocal]; David Thomas; Dawson, Lynne [Sopr...
Conductors: Gardiner, John Eliot
Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists

Balli e Balletti includes music written for Monteverdi's opera Orfeo. The ballo e baletto were favorite forms of 17th century Italy. They combined signing and...continue...
Recording information: Air Studios, London (01/02/1995-01/07/1995); Barbican Concert Hall, London (01/02/1995-01/07/1995); Air Studios, London (02/1982); Barbican Concert Hall, London (02/1982)....continue...
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J.S. Bach: Psalm 51 BWV 1083 (after Pergolesi's Stabat Mater); Vivaldi: Nisi Dominus RV 608 / Céline Scheen, soprano; Damien Guillon, countertenor; Le Banquet Céleste
J.S. Bach: Psalm 51 BWV 1083 (after Pergolesi's Stabat Mater); Vivaldi: Nisi Dominus RV 608 / Céline Scheen, soprano; Damien Guillon, countertenor; Le Banquet Céleste

1 CD / Glossa / 2016-02-26

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden (Psalm 51), parody cantata (after Pergolesi), BWV 1083 (BC A193); Antonio Vivaldi: Nisi Dominus in G minor, RV 608
Performers: Guillon, Damien; Scheen, Celine
Conductors: Guillon, Damien
Ensemble: Le Banquet Céleste (Chamber ensemble)

Countertenor and director Damien Guillon has been proving himself as an admired interpreter of the spiritual side of Baroque music. Now with his Glossa debut,...continue...
Recording information: Saintes (Abbaye aux Dames), France (10/2015)....continue...
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Stefano Landi (1587-1639): La Morte d'Orfeo / John Elwes, Johanna Koslowsky, David Cordier, Michael Chance, Myra Kroese, Wilfrid Jochens, Harry Van der Kamp
Stefano Landi (1587-1639): La Morte d'Orfeo / John Elwes, Johanna Koslowsky, David Cordier, Michael Chance, Myra Kroese, Wilfrid Jochens, Harry Van der Kamp

2 CD / Pan Classics / 2016-02-26

Works: Stefano Landi: La Morte D'Orfeo, opera
Performers: Cordier, David; Deroo, Lieven
Conductors: Stubbs, Stephen [Lute]
Ensemble: Tragicomedia

Among the works on the Orpheus theme since the start of operatic history, "La Morte d'Orfeo" by Stefano Landi occupies a special place. The conception...continue...
Recording information: Sint Gilliskerk, Bruges (Belgium) (08/1987)....continue...
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PAN 10331
Valer Sabadus - The Oehms Classics Recordings - Songs and arias by Hasse, Pergolesi, Dowland, Mozart / Valer Sabadus, countertenor; Axel Wolf, lute; Olga Watts, harpsichord
Valer Sabadus - The Oehms Classics Recordings - Songs and arias by Hasse, Pergolesi, Dowland, Mozart / Valer Sabadus, countertenor; Axel Wolf, lute; Olga Watts, harpsichord

4 CD / Oehms / 2016-02-12

Works: Johann Adolf Hasse: Didone Abbandonata, Dramma per musica; La Gelosia, cantata for soprano & orchestra; Artaserse, Pasticcio zum Dramma per musica, Einlagearie von Nicola Porpora; Giovanni Pergolesi:...
Performers: Sabadus, Valer [Counter Tenor]; Watts, Olga; Wey, Terry; Wolf, Axel
Conductors: Hofstetter, Michael
Ensemble: ; Hofkapelle Munchen; Neumeyer Consort; Recreation - Grosses Orchester Graz

Recorded over the course of two and a half years, this four disc set showcases a comprehensive body of esteemed countertenor Valer Sabadus's repertoire. Valer...continue...
Recording information: Himmelfahrtskirche München-Sendling (06/2011)....continue...
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OEH 011
Johann Crüger (1598-1662): A selection of songs for Morning and Evening, Christmas & Easter, Pentecost, Psalms & Gloria / Musicalische Compagney
Johann Crüger (1598-1662): A selection of songs for Morning and Evening, Christmas & Easter, Pentecost, Psalms & Gloria / Musicalische Compagney

1 CD / Querstand / 2016-02-05

Works: Johannes Crüger: Work(s); Wilhelm Karges: Capriccio for organ in G major; Fantasia for organ in D minor; Præludium quarti toni, for organ; Anonymous: Fantasia
Performers: Cordier, David; Eichhorn, Holger; Eichhorn, Klaus; Pfeifer, Pascal [Soprano Vocal]; Westermann, Hans-Peter
Conductors: Eichhorn, Holger
Ensemble: Musicalische Compagney

Famous selections from Johann Crüger's chorale settings, in the premiere recording in original sound (with boy sopranos, countertenors, and historical instruments). Features the precious Herbst-Gercke...continue...
Recording information: Kirche Basedow (01/19/2015); SFB-Studio-Produktion (01/19/2015); St. Johannis-Kirche Berlin-Mohabit (01/19/2015); Kirche Basedow (10/13/2014); SFB-Studio-Produktion (10/13/2014)...continue...
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QRST 1527
Jean-Marie Leclair (1697-1764): Scylla & Glaucus / Emoke Barath, Anders J. Dahlin, Caroline Mutel. Les Nouveaux Caracteres, Sébastien d'Hérin
Jean-Marie Leclair (1697-1764): Scylla & Glaucus / Emoke Barath, Anders J. Dahlin, Caroline Mutel. Les Nouveaux Caracteres, Sébastien d'Hérin

3 CD / Alpha Productions / 2016-01-29

Works: Jean-Marie Leclair: Scylla et Glaucus, tragèdie en musique, Op. 11
Performers: Barath, Emoke [Soprano Vocal]; Cation, Frederic [Vocals]; Chaumien, Pierre-Antoine [Vocals]; d'Herin, Sebastien; Dahlin, Anders J.; Dumora, Jean-Baptiste; Girod, Marie-Frederique; Jouffroy, Sarah; La...
Conductors: d'Herin, Sebastien
Ensemble: Les Nouveaux Caractères

Jean-Marie Leclair, a pure product of the 18th century, was at the crossroads of styles, cultivating a virtuosic art combining melodies à la française and...continue...
Recording information: The Opéra Royal Du Château De Versailles, France (10/29/2014-11/04/2014)....continue...
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AHP 960
50 Most Beautiful Classical Pieces by Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, Dvorak, Grieg, Handel, Mozart et al. played by Pires, Previn, Rattle, Vengerov et al.
50 Most Beautiful Classical Pieces by Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, Dvorak, Grieg, Handel, Mozart et al. played by Pires, Previn, Rattle, Vengerov et al.

3 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-11-13

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K. 467; Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620; Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550; Requiem in D minor, K. 626; Ludwig van Beethove...
Performers: Alexeev, Dmitri; Argerich, Martha [Piano]; Barto, Tzimon [Piano]; Braley, Frank; Brouwenstijn, Gre; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Capucon, Gautier; Capucon, Renaud; Daniels, David; Dessay, Natalie;...
Conductors: Zinman, David; Cluytens, André; Fray, David; Biondi, Fabio [Violin]; Pappano, Antonio; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Langrée, Louis; Serafin, Tullio; Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Muti, Riccardo; Jansons, ...
Ensemble: ; Concentus Musicus Wien; Europa Galante; Les Arts Florissants

This specialy priced 3CD collection is a must have for classical music lovers....continue...
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WRNC 553009
Handel Edition - 12 complete oratorios, cantatas, odes, anthems, arias, duets, complete chamber music, keyboard works, organ concertos, oboe concertos & Concerti Grossi, Water Music and Fireworks Music [65 CDs]
Handel Edition - 12 complete oratorios, cantatas, odes, anthems, arias, duets, complete chamber music, keyboard works, organ concertos, oboe concertos & Concerti Grossi, Water Music and Fireworks Music [65 CDs]

65 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2015-09-25

Works: George Frederick Handel: The Water Music; Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348; Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349; Handel - Bourée; Sinfonia in B flat major, HWV 339; Sinfonia i...
Performers: Ainsley, John Mark; Astronio, Claudio; Auger, Arleen [Soprano]; Balzereit, Charlotte; Bertagnolli, Gemma [Soprano Vocal]; Borgstede, Michael; Bosgraaf, Erik; Buchner, Eberhard; Bury, Alison; Camden, ...
Conductors: ; Koch, Helmut; Pommer, Max; Matt, Nicol; Ward, Nicholas; Vitale, Marco; Astronio, Claudio; Wentz, Jed; Deller, Alfred; Willcocks, David; Knothe, Dietrich; Kluttig, Christian; Cleobury, Stephen; Cree...
Ensemble: ; Brandenburg Consort; Concerto Köln ; Contrasto Armonico; Harmonices Mundi; King's College Choir; L'Ecole d'Orphée ; Musica ad Rhenum; Musica Perduta

An exact contemporary of Bach, George Frideric Handel was one of the most important composers of the Baroque era, carving out a career for himself...continue...
Recording information: Abbazia di Santa Maria delle Carceri d'Este, Padua, Ita (01/21/2008-01/25/2008); All Saints Church, East Finchley, UK (01/21/2008-01/25/2008); Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe,...continue...
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BLC 95050
Ian Bostridge, tenor: Autograph - Operatic Excerpts and Songs of Mozart, Handel, Monteverdi, Britten, Schubert, Schumann, Wolf et al. [7 CDs]
Ian Bostridge, tenor: Autograph - Operatic Excerpts and Songs of Mozart, Handel, Monteverdi, Britten, Schubert, Schumann, Wolf et al. [7 CDs]

7 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-09-25

Works: Franz Schubert: Erlkönig ("Wer reitet so spät"), song for voice & piano, D. 328 (Op. 1); Der Musensohn, D 764/Op. 92 no 1; Ganymed, D 544/Op. 19 no 3; Geheimes ("Über meines Liebchens ...
Performers: Ades, Thomas [Conductor/Composer]; Andsnes, Leif Ove [Piano/Conductor]; Bostridge, Ian [Tenor Vocals]; Ciofi, Patrizia; Coleman-Wright, Peter; Danby, Graeme; Daniels, David; Davies, Neal [Bass-Barito...
Conductors: Pappano, Antonio; Rattle, Simon; Knussen, Oliver; Mackerras, Charles; Haïm, Emmanuelle; Bicket, Harry; Christie, William; Adès, Thomas; Harding, Daniel; Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: ; Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble; Le Concert d'Astrée ; Les Arts Florissants; Les Sacqueboutiers

Recording information: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (1996-02-10&1996-02-12&1996-)....continue...
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WRNC 552551
Luther's Laute - music by Martin Luther, Ludwig Senfl, Josquin Deprez / Franz Vitzthum, countertenor; Julian Behr, lute
Luther's Laute - music by Martin Luther, Ludwig Senfl, Josquin Deprez / Franz Vitzthum, countertenor; Julian Behr, lute

1 CD / Christophorus / 2015-09-25

Works: Martin Luther: Frau Musica singt; Sie ist mir lieb, die werte Magd, song; Ein neues Lied wir heben an, for choir; Das Patrem zu deutsch, song; Raitis Grigalis: Non moriar, sed vivam, for countertenor...
Performers: Behr, Julian [Lute]; Vitzthum, Franz

Martin Luther had an intimate relationship with the music of his time. He had intensive musical training as a child, wrote a number of his...continue...
Recording information: Probsteikirche St. Gerold (Austria) (11/18/2014-11/20/2014)....continue...
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CHR 77388
Purcell: Devotional songs for three male voices; anthems / La Reveuse, Benjamin Perrot; Florence Bolton
Purcell: Devotional songs for three male voices; anthems / La Reveuse, Benjamin Perrot; Florence Bolton

1 CD / Mirare / 2015-09-11

Works: Henry Purcell: Hear me, O Lord, the great support, sacred song for alto, tenor, chorus & continuo, Z. 133; O, I'm sick of life, sacred song for alto, tenor, chorus & continuo, Z. 140; Tell me, Since ...
Performers: Benjamin Perrot [Lute/Theorbo]; Mauillon, Marc; Thompson, Jeffrey
Conductors:
Ensemble: La Rêveuse

Purcell's devotional songs for three male voices remain shrouded in a certain mystery. Yet these meditations on the frailty of human existence are among his...continue...
Recording information: à l'église d'Amilly (Loiret) (11/2014)....continue...
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MRR 283
17th-Century Italian Motets by Niccolo Corradini, Federico Cauda, Stefano Pasino, Ercole Porta, Francesco Usper, et al / íSacabuche! Ens., Linda Pearse
17th-Century Italian Motets by Niccolo Corradini, Federico Cauda, Stefano Pasino, Ercole Porta, Francesco Usper, et al / íSacabuche! Ens., Linda Pearse

1 CD / ATMA / 2015-09-11

Works: Ercole Porta: Corda Deo dabimus, motet for 2 voices & ensemble; Gasparo Casati: Laetare Syon, motet; Carlo Filago: Sub tuum praesidium, motet; Confitemini Domino, motet; Diligam te Domine, motet; Ego...
Performers: Andrewes, James [Violin]; Becker, Peter; Bergeron, Sylvain; Brenner, Eric [Countertenor Vocal]; Jennejohn, Matthew; Lahr, Garrett; Lahr, Linda [Bass Sackbut]; Minter, Drew [Countertenor Vocal]; Motuz...
Conductors: Pearse, Linda
Ensemble: ; íSacabuche! Ensemble

Early 17th c. Italian motets are the focus of this debut ATMA album by the ¡Sacabuche! Ensemble directed by Canadian trombonist Linda Pearse, recognized specialist...continue...
Recording information: Église Saint-Thomas, Memramcook, New Brunswick, Nouveau (02/05/2015-02/08/2015)....continue...
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ATMA 22712
Alessandro Scarlatti: The Cecilian Vespers / Labelle, Rydén, Angel, Slattery, Davies. McGegan, Philharmonia Baroque Orch.
Alessandro Scarlatti: The Cecilian Vespers / Labelle, Rydén, Angel, Slattery, Davies. McGegan, Philharmonia Baroque Orch.

2 Super Audio CD / Philharmonia Baroque / 2015-07-15

Works: Alessandro Scarlatti: Vespers of Saint Cecilia, for soloists, chorus & orchestra (reconstructed by Hans Jörg Jan); Nisi Dominus aedificaverit (no 1) (Psalm 126), for soprano, alto, chorus, 2 vio...
Performers: Angel, Ryland; Davies, Neal [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Labelle, Dominique; Ruiz, Gonzalo X.; Ryden, Susanne; Slattery, Michael [Tenor Vocal]
Conductors: McGegan, Nicholas
Ensemble: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra; Philharmonia Chorus

World renowned Baroque specialist Nicholas McGegan and his San Francisco-based Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra - 'Musical America's' Ensemble of the Year in 2004 - debut on...continue...
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PHBQ 048
Les Grandes Eaux Musicales de Versailles - works by Rameau, Royer, Lully, Charpentier, Leclair, Campra / various artists
Les Grandes Eaux Musicales de Versailles - works by Rameau, Royer, Lully, Charpentier, Leclair, Campra / various artists

1 CD / Alpha Productions / 2015-06-30

Works: Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Te Deum, H. 146; Jean-Baptiste Lully: Phaëton; Armide; Psychée; Le bourgeois gentihomme, LWV 43; Bellérophon, Opera, LWV 57; Amadis; Joseph-Nicolas-Pancra...
Performers: Arnould, Benoît; Arquez, Gaelle [Soprano Vocal]; Barath, Emoke [Soprano Vocal]; Beaudette, Anne-Marie; Buet, Alain; Champion, Romain; Dahlin, Anders J.; de Negri, Emmanuelle [Vocals]; Devieilhe...
Conductors: Dumestre, Vincent; Sempé, Skip; d'Hérin, Sébastien; Sempe, Skip; Greenberg, Michael; d'Herin, Sebastien; Schneebeli, Olivier; Pichon, Raphaël
Ensemble: ; Café Zimmermann; l'Orchestre des Temps Présents; Le Poème Harmonique; Les Enfants D'apollon; Les Nouveaux Caractères; Pygmalion (Chorus/Orchestra)

Alpha invites you to prolong the pleasure of your visit to Versailles with this recording of the music you heard in the gardens : a...continue...
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AHP 959
Claudio Monteverdi: Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria / Fernando Guimarães, Jennifer Rivera et al.; Boston Baroque; Martin Pearlman
Claudio Monteverdi: Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria / Fernando Guimarães, Jennifer Rivera et al.; Boston Baroque; Martin Pearlman

3 CD / Linn Records / 2015-05-12

Works: Claudio Monteverdi: Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria
Performers: Fernandes, Joao [Vocals]; Heaton, Sara; Lowrey, Christopher; Tengblad, Sonja DuToit
Conductors: Pearlman, Martin
Ensemble: Boston Baroque

Il ritorno d'Ulisse' is unquestionably one of the three pillars that place Monteverdi among the greatest of opera composers; this recording marks the premiere of...continue...
Recording information: Mechanics Hall, Worcester, MA (04/27/2014-04/30/2014)....continue...
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The Five Countertenors - works by Jommelli, Porpora, Galuppi, Handel, Myslivi ek, et al. / Yuriy Mynenko, Xavier Sabata, Max Emanuel Cencic, Valer Sabadus, Vince Yi
The Five Countertenors - works by Jommelli, Porpora, Galuppi, Handel, Myslivi ek, et al. / Yuriy Mynenko, Xavier Sabata, Max Emanuel Cencic, Valer Sabadus, Vince Yi

1 CD / Decca / 2015-05-04

Works: Niccolò Jommelli: Tito Manlio; Nicola Porpora: Ifigenia in Aulide; Baldassare Galuppi: Penelope; George Frederick Handel: Serse, HWV 40; Agrippina, HWV 6; Josef Myslivecek: Farnace; Johann Chr...
Performers: Cencic, Max Emanuel [Countertenor Vocal]; Mynenko, Yuriy [Countertenor Vocal]; Sabadus, Valer [Counter Tenor]; Sabata, Xavier; Yi, Vince [Countertenor Vocal]
Conductors: Petrou, Georges
Ensemble: Armonia Atenea

Decca's new release brings together five of the world's most renowned countertenors, who bring the rich world of baroque opera to life. Once rarely heard,...continue...
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Fratres: 30 Years of Les Violons du Roy - Works of Arvo Pärt, J.S. Bach, Handel, Britten, Bartók et al. / Les Violons du Roy; Labadie, Lussier, Zeitouni
Fratres: 30 Years of Les Violons du Roy - Works of Arvo Pärt, J.S. Bach, Handel, Britten, Bartók et al. / Les Violons du Roy; Labadie, Lussier, Zeitouni

1 CD / ATMA / 2015-04-14

Works: Christoph Willibald Gluck: Orphée et Euridice; Johann Sebastian Bach: Psalm 51; Johann Pachelbel: Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major; George Frederick Handel: Solomon,...
Performers: Gauvin, Karina; Giguère, Pascale; Lupo, Benedetto; Marsolais, Louis-Philippe; Taylor, Daniel
Conductors: Labadie, Bernard; Lussier, Mathieu; Zeitouni, Jean-Marie
Ensemble: ; Les Violons du Royá

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the founding of Les Violons du Roy, ATMA Classique presents a sampler disc comprising some of the most beautiful...continue...
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ATMA 23015
Velázquez and the Music of 17th Century Spain - Works by Matheo Romero, Juan Hidalgo, Francisco Correa et al. / Cappella Mediterranea; Clematis; Namur Chamber Choir et al.
Velázquez and the Music of 17th Century Spain - Works by Matheo Romero, Juan Hidalgo, Francisco Correa et al. / Cappella Mediterranea; Clematis; Namur Chamber Choir et al.

1 CD / Ricercar / 2015-03-31

Works: Mateo Romero: Entre dos mansos arroyos; Folia a 2, for voice & ensemble ("Romerico Florido"); Ay que me muero de zelos; Magnificat à 8, for 8 voices & continuo in tone 1; Missa 'Battalla'; Bar...
Performers: Almajano, Marta; Areny, Nuria Llopis; Aymes, Jean-Marc; Berben, Leon; Borras, Josep; Bournisien, Marie; Calveyra, Rodrigo; Dunford, Thomas [Lute]; Estevan, Pedro [Percussion]; Failly, Stephanie de; F...
Conductors: ; Tubéry, Jean; Garcia Alarcon, Leonardo
Ensemble: ; Cappella Mediterranea; Ensemble Clematis; Ensemble La Romanesca (Spain); La Fenice; La Fenice (New York); La Real Cámara ; Syntagma Amici

Expedition Audio Recommended
The music in this collection comes from Ricercar recordings made between 2008 and 2011; the performers are, without exception, Baroque music specialists of...continue...
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Guerre & Paix (War & Peace), 1614-1714 / Hesperion XXI, Le Concert des Nations, La Capella Reial de Cataluny. Jordi Savall
Guerre & Paix (War & Peace), 1614-1714 / Hesperion XXI, Le Concert des Nations, La Capella Reial de Cataluny. Jordi Savall

2 Super Audio CD / Alia Vox / 2015-03-10

Works: Anonymous, French: Pavane pour la petite guaire, for cornet ensemble; Charivaris pour les Hautbois (Philidor's Recüeil de Plusieurs vieux Airs, 4); Gavotte en suitte; Anonymous, Turkish: Muhayye...
Performers: Bayodi-Hirt, Hanna; Bertin, Pascal; Carnovich, Daniele; Guillon, Damien; Irmer, Christoph; Kielland, Marianne Beate; MacLeod, Stephan; Mulroy, Nicholas; Munderloh, David; Olive, Josep Ramon; Savall, ...
Conductors: Savall, Jordi;
Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI ; La Capella Reial de Catalunya; Le Concert des Nations

This deluxe set, which includes two SACDs and a lavish book, gathers the who's-who of European music of the seventeenth and the beginning of the...continue...
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Handel: Dixit Dominus, Zadok the Priest; The ways of Zion do Mourn / Monteverdi Choir; John Eliot Gardiner
Handel: Dixit Dominus, Zadok the Priest; The ways of Zion do Mourn / Monteverdi Choir; John Eliot Gardiner

2 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-02-24

Works: George Frederick Handel: Dixit Dominus; Coronation Anthem; The Ways of Zion Do Mourn (Funeral Anthem for Queen Caroline), for chorus & orchestra, HWV 264
Performers: Brett, Charles; Burrowes, Norma; Hicks, Malcolm; Hill, Martyn [Tenor Vocals]; Kraemer, Nicholas [Conductor/Harpsichord]; Lewin, Michael [Guitar/Lute]; Marshall, Margaret; Messana, John Angelo; Morton...
Conductors: Gardiner, John E.

VERITAS X2 SERIES is the leading range of early music recordings on the market. This new batch of ten essential reissues introduces into the Veritas...continue...
Recording information: Henry Wood Hall, London (01/1978); Henry Wood Hall, London (10/1976/01/1977)....continue...
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WRNC 2564619530
I Dilettanti - Venetian Music by Marcello, Benedetti, d'Astorga et al. / Xavier Sabata, countertenor; Latinitas Nostra; Chryssikos
I Dilettanti - Venetian Music by Marcello, Benedetti, d'Astorga et al. / Xavier Sabata, countertenor; Latinitas Nostra; Chryssikos

1 CD / Aparte / 2014-12-09

Works: Giacomo Maccari: Non mi si dica più, cantata for alto & continuo; Emanuele d'Astorga: In queste amene selve, cantata for alto & continuo; Vincenzo Benedetti: La Gelosia, cantata for contralto ...
Performers: Chryssicos, Markellos [Conductor]; Nostra, Latinitas; Sabata, Xavier
Conductors: Chryssikos, Markellos ;
Ensemble: Latinitas Nostra

Following on the success of his début album Bad Guys, countertenor Xavier Sabata presents I Dilettanti. This recording features works by a selection of Venice’s...continue...
Recording information: L'Ateneu d'Avià (Espagne) (08/12/2013-08/15/2013)....continue...
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AART 093
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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Vivaldi: Pieta, sacred works for alto / Philippe Jaroussky, Ensemble Artaserse
Vivaldi: Pieta, sacred works for alto / Philippe Jaroussky, Ensemble Artaserse

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-10-28

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Clarae stellae in F major, RV 625; Amen; Filiae Mestae Jerusalem, solo motet for voice, strings & continuo in C minor, RV 638; Concerto for strings & continuo in C minor, RV 120; Glo...
Performers: Jaroussky, Philippe; Laporte, Emmanuel [Oboe d'amore]
Conductors: Jaroussky, Philippe
Ensemble: Ensemble Artaserse

With his pure yet sensuous tone, Philippe Jaroussky has earned his reputation as "the Apollo of countertenors" (Die Zeit), and the music of Vivaldi -...continue...
Recording information: Paroisse Notre-Dame du Liban, Paris (03/20/2014-03/28/2014)....continue...
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A Royal Trio: Arias by Handel, Bononcini & Ariosti / Lawrence Zazzo (countertenor), La Nuova Musica, David Bates
A Royal Trio: Arias by Handel, Bononcini & Ariosti / Lawrence Zazzo (countertenor), La Nuova Musica, David Bates

1 Super Audio CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2014-10-14

Works: Attilio Ariosti: Vespasiano; Il naufragio vicino; Coriolano; George Frederick Handel: Flavio; Admeto; Giulio Cesare; Ottone; Rodelinda; Giovanni Bononcini: Crispo; Griselda; Muzio Scevola
Performers: Zazzo, Lawrence
Conductors: Bates, David
Ensemble: La Nuova Musica

Founded in 1719 as the first opera company in the English-speaking world, the Royal Academy of Music commissioned and premièred some of the finest 18th-century...continue...
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Handel: Heroes from the Shadows / Nathalie Stutzmann, contralto; Phillipe Jaroussky, countertenor; Orfeo 55
Handel: Heroes from the Shadows / Nathalie Stutzmann, contralto; Phillipe Jaroussky, countertenor; Orfeo 55

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-10-14

Works: George Frederick Handel: Poro; Ariodante; Orlando; Amadigi di Gaula; Alessandro; Serse; Partenope; Radamisto; Agrippina; Tamerlano; Scipione; Giulio Cesare; Arianna in Creta; Rodelinda; Silla
Performers: Jaroussky, Philippe; Langot, Patrick; Pasotti, Michele
Conductors: Stutzmann, Nathalie
Ensemble: ; Orfeo 55

In 2009, contralto and conductor Nathalie Stutzmann founded her own chamber orchestra, Orfeo 55, with which she tours extensively and with whom she partners on...continue...
Recording information: Église du Bon Secours, Paris (05/19/2014-05/23/2014)....continue...
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Purcell: King Arthur (Complete), Indian Queen
Purcell: King Arthur (Complete), Indian Queen

2 CD / Decca Import / 2014-08-13

Works: Henry Purcell: King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z 628; Indian Queen, Z 630
Performers: Alan, Hervey; Anthony, Trevor; Brown, Wilfred; Cameron, John; Cantelo, April; Dart, Thurston; Galliver, David; Harper, Heather; Keyte, Christopher; Leppard, Raymond [Conductor]; Morison, Elsie; Partr...
Conductors: Lewis, Anthony; Mackerras, Charles
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Alessandro Scarlatti: Arias & Duets from the opera L'Emireno (Naples, 1697) / Alice Barciani, soprano; Alex Potter, countertenor
Alessandro Scarlatti: Arias & Duets from the opera L'Emireno (Naples, 1697) / Alice Barciani, soprano; Alex Potter, countertenor

1 CD / Pan Classics / 2014-07-29

Works: Giovanni Legrenzi: Trio Sonatas (4), for 2 violins & continuo, Op. 8; Alessandro Scarlatti: L'Emireno; Penelope la Casta
Performers: Borciani, Alice; Potter, Alex
Conductors: Dolci, Daniela
Ensemble: Musica Fiorita

In the year 2009 Daniela Dolci discovered an interesting opera with obbligato cornet arias in the Austrian National Library that had been listed as a...continue...
Recording information: Adullam Chapel, Basel, Switzerland (06/03/2012-06/07/2012)....continue...
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PAN 10303
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
Conductors:
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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CDOR 5154
Monteverdi: Vespro della beata Vergine (1610) / Namur Chamber Choir, Cappella Mediterranea, Leonardo Garcia Alarcon
Monteverdi: Vespro della beata Vergine (1610) / Namur Chamber Choir, Cappella Mediterranea, Leonardo Garcia Alarcon

2 CD / Ambronay / 2014-07-08

Works: Claudio Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine; Magnificat (I), for 8 voices, 2 violins and 4 violas/trombones (from Selva morale e spirituale), SV
Performers: Bellotto, Matteo; Flores, Mariana [Soprano Vocal]; Foresti, Sergio; Guimaraes, Fernando; Scheen, Celine; Schofrin, Fabian; Torres, Victor; Wilder, Zachary
Conductors: Garcia Alarcon, Leonardo
Ensemble: Cappella Mediterranea; Namur Chamber Choir

A bona-fide masterpiece of sacred music, Monteverdi's Vespro della beata Vergine not only sealed the connection between Renaissance polyphony and the virtuoso opulence of the...continue...
Recording information: the abbatial church of Ambronay, France (09/07/2013-09/12/2013)....continue...
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Angeles o Calandrias - motets by Palestrina, Lobo, Arauxo, Coelho, Torres, Guerrero, Victoria / Mark Chambers, countertenor
Angeles o Calandrias - motets by Palestrina, Lobo, Arauxo, Coelho, Torres, Guerrero, Victoria / Mark Chambers, countertenor

1 CD / 1-2-3-4-go! / 2014-06-10

Works: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Ave verum corpus, for 5 voices (doubtful); Alonso Lobo: Versa est in Luctum; Francisco Correa de Arrauxo: Tiento de decimo tono; Tiento de medio registro de tiple de...
Performers: Chambers, Mark; Galan, Andres Cea; Jimenez, Javier; Rodon, Arnau [Cornet]; Sela, Barbara [Bajon]

The keystones of this recital are the motets by Victoria and Palestrina, published in an ornamented version by Bovicelli in his Regole of 1594....continue...
Recording information: el Monasterio de Ntra. Sra. de Loreto, Espartinas, Sevi....continue...
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OTTF 3017
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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HAR 971644
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...
Recording information: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, UK (01/1975)....continue...
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Remembering Alfred Deller - works by Blow, Fricker, Handel, Ridout, Tippett et al. / James Bowman & Robin Blaze, countertenors
Remembering Alfred Deller - works by Blow, Fricker, Handel, Ridout, Tippett et al. / James Bowman & Robin Blaze, countertenors

1 CD / Divine Art / 2014-05-27

Works: Walter Bergmann: Pastorale, for countertenor & recorder; Songs (3) for countertenor & guitar; Michael Tippett: Inventions (4) for 2 recorders; Alan Ridout: Soliloquy, for countertenor, recorder, cell...
Performers: Bainbridge, Dave; Blaze, Robin [Countertenor Vocal]; Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Robinson, Laura [Recorder]; Smedley, Tim; Thompson, Ian [Keyboards]; Turner, John

This album serves both as a fine program of music both ancient and contemporary for countertenor and recorder but also, as the title suggests, as...continue...
Recording information: St. Thomas's Church, Stockport, England (05/06/2013/06/16/2013)....continue...
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Pergolesi: Stabat Mater / Jonah Schenkel, Alex Potter
Pergolesi: Stabat Mater / Jonah Schenkel, Alex Potter

1 CD / Tudor / 2014-05-27

Works: Giovanni Pergolesi: Stabat Mater; Giovanni Lorenzo Gregori: Concerto grosso no 9 in G minor, Op. 2; Concerto grosso no 10 in A major, Op. 2
Performers: Potter, Alex; Schenkel, Jonah
Conductors: Aarburg
Ensemble: Capriccio Baroque Orchestra

The deep theological reasons for participation in sacred music were inherent in boys' voices - their purity and innocence suggestive of angelic choirs. The boys...continue...
Recording information: Kirche Neumünster Zürich (01/24/2013-01/27/2013)....continue...
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TDR 7166
Francesco Ratis: Dialoghi con l'Angelo (1657) / Chiyuki Okamura, Cornelia Samuelis, Franz Vitzthum, Christian Dietz, Yorck Felix Speer
Francesco Ratis: Dialoghi con l'Angelo (1657) / Chiyuki Okamura, Cornelia Samuelis, Franz Vitzthum, Christian Dietz, Yorck Felix Speer

1 CD / Accent / 2014-05-13

Works: Francesco Ratis: Ciaccona di Paradiso e dell'Inferno; Dialogo frà l'Angelo et un Musico; Non si và al Cielo; Dialogo frà l'Angelo, l'Anima et il Demonio; Ruger confuso; Dialogo frà...
Performers: Dietz, Christian; Okamura, Chiyuki; Samuelis, Cornelia; Speer, Yorck Felix; Vitzthum, Franz
Conductors: Dücker, Michael
Ensemble: Ensemble Nuovo Aspetto

There was a rumor that the Passacalli della Vita - a genuine hit in the early music scene - was not an original composition from...continue...
Recording information: WDR Studio 2, Cologne, Germany (07/17/2013-07/20/2013)....continue...
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ACT 24290
Countertenor Duets by Purcell and Blow / James Bowman (countertenor), Michael Chance (countertenor), The KingÆs Consort, Robert King
Countertenor Duets by Purcell and Blow / James Bowman (countertenor), Michael Chance (countertenor), The KingÆs Consort, Robert King

1 CD / Hyperion / 2014-04-08

Works: Henry Purcell: Bid the virtues; Fairy Queen, Z 629; O solitude, my sweetest choice, Z 406; Sing, sing, ye druids (from "Bonduca"), song, Z. 574/13; O dive custos; No, resistance is but vain (from "Ma...
Performers: Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Chance, Michael [Countertenor Vocal]; King, Robert; Miller, David [Lute/Baroque Guitar]
Conductors: King, Robert
Ensemble: ; The King's Consort

This recording of duets by the great composers of the Restoration is one of the gems of Hyperion's catalogue. It features the celebrated countertenors James...continue...
Recording information: 05/14/1987-05/15/1987....continue...
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50 Great Recordings
50 Great Recordings

50 CD / Sony / RCA Import / 2014-03-31

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonatas (2) for cello & piano, Op. 5; Sonata for Cello and Piano no 4 in C major, Op. 102 no 1; Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37; Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, O...
Performers: Abbado, Claudio [Conductor]; Angeli, Giovanni de [Oboe]; Ax, Emanuel; Azzolini, Sergio; Balthasar-Neumann-Chor; Batiashvili, Elisabeth; Battle, Kathleen [Soprano Vocals]; Bell, Joshua [Violin]; Berli...
Conductors: Reiner, Fritz; Bernstein, Leonard; de Fabritiis, Oliviero; Basile, Arturo; Rother, Artur; Becker, Gerhard; Schmidt-Bolcke, Werner; Melichar, Alois; Cillario, Carlo Felice; Kleiber, Carlos; Bernius, F...
Ensemble: ; Concentus Musicus Wien; Concerto Melante; Duo Tal & Groethuysen; Huelgas Ensemble; L'Archibudelli; Musica Fiata; Smithsonian Chamber Players; Streicher-Akademie Bozen
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Vivaldi: Nisi Dominus; Pergolesi: Stabat Mater / Lemieux, Mingardo, Jaroussky, Alessandrini.
Vivaldi: Nisi Dominus; Pergolesi: Stabat Mater / Lemieux, Mingardo, Jaroussky, Alessandrini.

2 CD / Naïve / 2014-03-25

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Nisi Dominus in G minor, RV 608; Credo in G major, RV 592; Amen; Giovanni Pergolesi: Stabat Mater; Alessandro Scarlatti: Stabat Mater, for soprano, alto, 2 violins & continuo
Performers: Bertagnolli, Gemma [Soprano Vocal]; Jaroussky, Philippe
Conductors: Spinosi, Jean-Christophe; Alessandrini, Rinaldo
Ensemble: ; Concerto Italiano

Especially designed for the Easter period, this special project gathers three of the most famous Stabat Mater in music history, those of Vivaldi, Pergolesi and...continue...
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Handel: Peace & Celebration - Coronation Anthems; Concerto Grosso Op. 3/2/ 'Queen Anne' Ode / European Union Baroque Orch., Choir of Clare College Cambridge
Handel: Peace & Celebration - Coronation Anthems; Concerto Grosso Op. 3/2/ 'Queen Anne' Ode / European Union Baroque Orch., Choir of Clare College Cambridge

1 CD / Obsidian Records / 2014-03-25

Works: George Frederick Handel: Coronation Anthem; Alleluia; Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op. 3 no 2; Coronation Anthems (4); Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, HWV 74; The King Shall Rejoice, coronati...
Performers: Mortensen, Lars Ulrik; Potter, Alex
Conductors: Mortensen, Lars Ulrik
Ensemble: ; Choir of Clare College Cambridge

Recorded live at a concert at St John's Smith Square, London, this recording of famous works by Handel celebrates the 300th anniversary of the accession...continue...
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Pancrace Royer (1705-1755): Pyrrhus, opera / Guillemette Laurens, Emmanuelle De Negri, Alain Buet, Jeffrey Thompson
Pancrace Royer (1705-1755): Pyrrhus, opera / Guillemette Laurens, Emmanuelle De Negri, Alain Buet, Jeffrey Thompson

2 CD / Alpha Productions / 2014-03-25

Works: Joseph-Nicolas-Pancrace Royer: Pyrrhus, opera
Performers: Añorga, Solange; Ancely, Virgile; Buet, Alain; Collobert, Laurent; Cummings, Brian; de Negri, Emmanuelle [Vocals]; Decaudaveine, Sophie; Dubrovitch, Nicole; Fichet, Olivier [Vocals]; Gautier, ...
Conductors: Greenberg, Michael
Ensemble: Les Enfants d'Apollon

World premiere recording! With a first-rate cast, this new production from Alpha brings to light a major work of the French operatic heritage. Pyrrhus by...continue...
Recording information: Salle des Croisades du Château de Versailles (09/14/2012/09/16/2012)....continue...
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AHP 953
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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Music for a While: Improvisations on Purcell / Philippe Jaroussky, Raquel Andueza, Vincenzo Capezzuto
Music for a While: Improvisations on Purcell / Philippe Jaroussky, Raquel Andueza, Vincenzo Capezzuto

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-03-11

Works: Henry Purcell: 'Twas within a furlong (from "Mock Marriage"), song, Z. 605/2; Music for a while; Begin the song and strike the living lyre, sacred song, for bass & continuo, Z. 183; Evening Service (...
Performers: Andueza, Raquel; Jaroussky, Philippe; Muthspiel, Wolfgang; Trovesi, Gianluigi; Visse, Dominique [Countertenor Vocal]
Conductors: Pluhar, Christina
Ensemble: L'Arpeggiata

After the intoxicating heat of Mediterraneo, released in 2013, Christina Pluhar and her ensemble L'Arpeggiata now head to the cooler climes of England with Music...continue...
Recording information: Institut Culturel Roumain de Paris, Salle Byzantine, Pa (06/2013)....continue...
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Arise, My Muse / Iestyn Davies, countertenor; Richard Egarr & friends
Arise, My Muse / Iestyn Davies, countertenor; Richard Egarr & friends

1 CD / Wigmore Hall Live / 2014-03-04

Works: Henry Purcell: Ode for Queen Mary's Birthday, Z 320; Come ye sons of Art, away, Z 323; Welcome to all the Pleasures, Z 339; Yorkshire Feast Song, Z 333; Hail! bright Cecilia, Z 328; Celebrate this fe...
Performers: Carter, William; Cicic, Bojan; Davies, Iestyn; Debus, Tabea [Recorder]; Egarr, Richard; Kuhn, Julia [Violin/Viola]; Levy, Mark [Viol]; Pedder, Stephen [Violin]; Thorby, Pamela

Famed for the crystalline beauty of his voice and the breath-taking daring of his artistry, British countertenor Iestyn Davies returned to Wigmore Hall with a...continue...
Personnel: Richard Egarr (harpsichord); William Carter (theorbo); Bojan Cicic (violin); Mark Levy (viola da gamba); Pamela Thorby (recorder).

Recording information: Wigmore Hall, London (02...continue...
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J.S. Bach: Motets / Collegium Vocale Gent; La Chapelle Royale, Herreweghe
J.S. Bach: Motets / Collegium Vocale Gent; La Chapelle Royale, Herreweghe

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2014-02-11

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf, BWV 226; Fürchte dich nicht, ich bin bei dir, motet for double chorus, BWV 228 (BC C4); Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227; Komm, Jesu, kom...
Performers: Crook, Howard [Tenor Vocal]; Darras, Vincent; de Reyghere, Greta; Kooij, Peter [Bass Vocal]; Mellon, Agnes [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Herreweghe, Philippe
Ensemble: La Chapelle Royale

Bach's motets, most of them composed during the 1730s, occupy a rather special position in his output. Never did the Cantor of St. Thomas's devote...continue...
Recording information: Minderbrooderskerk, Gand (11/15/1985-11/21/1985)....continue...
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How Sweet the Sound - music Palestrina and Purcell to Tavener and Thomas / Chanticleer [14 CDs]
How Sweet the Sound - music Palestrina and Purcell to Tavener and Thomas / Chanticleer [14 CDs]

14 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-01-28

Works: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Gaude, Barbara, motet for 5 voices (from Motets Book II for 5, 6, & 8 voices); Missa pro defunctis a 5; Salve Regina, motet for 5 voices (from Motets Book V); Pange ...
Performers: Alatorre, Eric; Alber, Matthew; Albinder, Frank; Antin, Jesse; Barnett, Steve [Choral Music]; Baum, Kevin; Biggs, Allen; Bischoff, John; Brenner, Eric S.; Fitch, Kenneth; Flunder, Yvette; Fortin, Oli...
Conductors: Jennings, Joseph; Stratta, Ettore; Albinder, Frank; Sempe, Skip
Ensemble: ; Capriccio Stravagante; Chanticleer; Chanticleer Sinfonia; Don Haas Trio; Handel & Haydn Society

  • 14CD set- 'How Sweet the Sound' is an homage to the vast recorded legacy of Chanticleer
  • This set includes a wealth of Renaissance and Baroque
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Nicola Porpora: Arias for Farinelli / Philippe Jaroussky, countertenor; Cecilia Bartoli (appearing in two selections)
Nicola Porpora: Arias for Farinelli / Philippe Jaroussky, countertenor; Cecilia Bartoli (appearing in two selections)

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-01-28

Works: Nicola Porpora: Arianna e Teseo; Semiramide Riconosciuta; Semiramide Regina Dell'Assiria; Polifemo; Mitridate; Ifigenia in Aulide; Orfeo
Performers: Bartoli, Cecilia; Jaroussky, Philippe
Conductors: Marcon, Andrea

Recording information: Gustav Mahler Hall, Dobbiaco, Bolzano, Italy (2012-08-14_2012-08-15&2012-)....continue...
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Pergolesi: Stabat Mater; Laudate Pueri; Confitebor / Julia Lezhneva; Philippe Jaroussky. Diego Fasolis
Pergolesi: Stabat Mater; Laudate Pueri; Confitebor / Julia Lezhneva; Philippe Jaroussky. Diego Fasolis

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2013-11-19

Works: Giovanni Pergolesi: Stabat Mater; Laudate pueri, psalm for soprano, chorus & orchestra; Confitebor, for soloists, chorus & orchestra
Performers: Jaroussky, Philippe; Lezhneva, Julia
Conductors: Fasolis, Diego
Ensemble: I Barocchisti

Recording information: Auditorio Stelio Molo/Studio 2, RSI, Lugano, Switzerlan (03/14/2012-03/21/2012); Chiesa del Sacro Cuore, Bellinzona, Switzerland (03/14/2012-03/21/2012)....continue...
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WRNC 19147
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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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
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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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Arias for Caffarelli / Franco Fagioli, countertenor
Arias for Caffarelli / Franco Fagioli, countertenor

1 CD / Naïve / 2013-09-24

Works: Johann Adolf Hasse: Siroe; Leonardo Vinci: Semiramide riconosciuta; Leonardo Leo: Demofoonte; Nicola Porpora: Semiramide riconosciuta; Giovanni Pergolesi: Adriano in Siria; Pasquale Cafaro: L'Ipermes...
Performers: Fagioli, Franco
Conductors: Minasi, Riccardo
Ensemble: Il Pomo d'Oro

Thanks to his outstanding virtuosity and heart-stretching expressivity, countertenor Franco Fagioli is one of the most exciting vocal artists of our time. Arias for Caffarelli...continue...
Recording information: Villa San Fermo, convento dei Pavoniani, Lonigo, Vicenz (08/25/2012-09/03/2012)....continue...
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