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A Handel Portrait
A Handel Portrait

42 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2011-05-31

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

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

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BLC 94214
Anthology of English Song 1530-1790 / Burrowes, Luxon, Eathorne, Langridge, et al
Anthology of English Song 1530-1790 / Burrowes, Luxon, Eathorne, Langridge, et al

2 CD / Lyrita / 2009-04-14

Works: Richard Edwards: Where Griping Grief the Heart Doth Wound; John Danyel: Why Canst Thou Not?; Griefe Keepe Within; Alfonso Ferrabosco: When Daphne from Fair Phoebus Did Fly, consort song; William Byrd...
Performers: Brett, Charles; Burrowes, Norma; Eathorne, Wendy; Gammie, Ian; Jenkins, Neil; Jones, Trevor [Viol]; Kraemer, Nicholas; Langridge, Philip [Tenor Vocal]; Lester, Harold; Lewis, Anthony; Lloyd, Robert [...
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LYTA 2309
Alfred Deller Vol 4 - Music of Handel & Bach - The English Renaissance
Alfred Deller Vol 4 - Music of Handel & Bach - The English Renaissance

6 CD / Musical Concepts / 2009-03-10

Works: George Frederick Handel: Jephtha; MEDLEY; Orlando; L'Allegro il Penseroso ed il Moderato; Rinaldo; Theodora; Coronation Anthems (4); Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, HWV 74; Alexander's Feast, HWV...
Performers: Bevan, Maurice; Brown, Wilfred; Deller, Alfred; Deller, Mark; Dupré, Desmond; English, Gerald; Frost, John; Leonhardt, Gustav; Lester, Harold; McLoughlin, Eileen; Poulter, Eileen; Rudolf, Rich...
Conductors: Lewis, Anthony; Deller, Alfred; Leonhardt, Gustav;
Ensemble: ; Deller Consort; Ensemble of Baroque Instruments; Leonhardt Baroque Ensemble; Schola Cantorum Basiliensis Wenzinger Consort of V

This is Volume 4 in a series of 6 special Multi-CD sets of the Complete Vanguard Recordings of Alfred Deller. The Deller Consort, Gustav Leonhardt...continue...
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MSLC 195
Handel: Theodora / Somary, Harper, Forrester, Young, et al
Handel: Theodora / Somary, Harper, Forrester, Young, et al

2 CD / Traditions Alive / 2009-01-13

Works: George Frederick Handel: Theodora
Performers: Fleet, Edgar; Harper, Heather; Lawrenson, John; Lester, Harold; Young, Alexander [Tenor Vocal]
Conductors: Somary, Johannes
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
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Handel: Theodora / Somary, Harper, Forrester, Young, et al
Handel: Theodora / Somary, Harper, Forrester, Young, et al

2 CD / Musical Concepts / 2008-10-14

Works: George Frederick Handel: Theodora, HWV 68
Performers: Fleet, Edgar; Forrester, Maureen; Harper, Heather; Lawrenson, John; Lehane, Maureen; Lester, Harold; Young, Alexander
Conductors: ; Somary, Johannes
Ensemble: AmorArtis Chamber Choir; English Chamber Orchestra

Theodora was a favorite with Handel himself. This Classic Vanguard account is traditional in style and is directed by an understanding and intelligent Handelian, Johannes...continue...
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MSLC 2005
Alfred Deller - The Complete Vanguard Recordings Vol 2 - Music of Henry Purcell
Alfred Deller - The Complete Vanguard Recordings Vol 2 - Music of Henry Purcell

7 CD / Musical Concepts / 2008-09-02

Works: Henry Purcell: Fantasia upon a ground, for 3 violins (or recorders) & continuo in D major/F major, Z. 731; Music for a while; I love and I must, Z 382 "Bell Barr"; Let the dreadful engines (from "Don...
Performers: Baines, Francis; Bergmann, Walter; Bevan, Maurice; Brown, Wilfred; Cantelo, April; Clift, Dennis; Dales, Ellen; Deller, Alfred; Deller, Mark; Dupre, Desmond; English, Gerald; Eskdale, George; Friedma...
Conductors: Leonhardt, Gustav; Deller, Alfred; Tippett, Michael; Harnoncourt, Nikolaus
Ensemble: ; Deller Consort; Leonhardt Baroque Ensemble
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MSLC 194
Sing unto the Lord - Handel, Mozart: Choruses / Somary, Abravanel, et al
Sing unto the Lord - Handel, Mozart: Choruses / Somary, Abravanel, et al

1 CD / Sheridan Square / 2008-03-18

Works: George Frederick Handel: Samson, HWV 57; Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63; Judas Maccabaeus; Israel in Egypt, oratorio, HWV 54; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K 626
Performers: Lester, Harold; Tilney, Colin
Conductors: Abravanel, Maurice; Somary, Johannes; Somary, Stephen; Koch, Helmut
Ensemble: Amor Artis Chorale; Berlin Chamber Chorus; Berlin Symphony Orchestra; English Chamber Orchestra; University of Utah Civic Chorale; Utah Symphony Orchestra; Wandsworth School Boys Choir

Featuring outstanding choruses and orchestras such as the Utah Symphony under the direction of Maurice Abravanel, the Berlin Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Choirs, and the...continue...
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SDSQ 6713
George Frideric Handel: Semele
George Frideric Handel: Semele

2 CD / Musical Concepts / 2007-10-09

Works: George Frederick Handel: Semele
Performers: Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]; Deller, Mark; Fleet, Edgar; Lester, Harold; Palmer, Felicity; Taylor, Neilson; Tear, Robert; Vocals], Justino Diaz [Bass Baritone
Conductors: Somary, Johannes
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MSLC 2003
Handel: Messiah / Pople, London Festival Orchestra, et al
Handel: Messiah / Pople, London Festival Orchestra, et al

2 CD / Arte Nova / 2007-09-04

Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
Performers: Barrell, David; Edgar-Wilson, Richard; Lees, Benjamin [Composer]; Lester, Harold; Liebeck, Anne
Conductors: Pople, Ross
Ensemble: Tallis Chamber Choir

Handel's Messiah is not only one of the most famous works in the oratorio literature, but without doubt is also the best-known work by its...continue...
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AVA 418490
The Milken Archive of American Jewish Music [Box Set]
The Milken Archive of American Jewish Music [Box Set]

51 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2006-11-21

Works: Joseph Achron: Concerto for Violin no 1, Op. 60; Golem, suite for chamber orchestra; Belshazzar; Samuel Adler: Sephardic Choruses (5), for chorus (from Ever Since Babylon); Nuptial Scene, for voice &...
Performers: Abelson, Robert; Adler, Bruce; Aler, John [Tenor Vocal]; Allardyce, Lauren; Arnold, Hubert; Aslan, Pablo; Avila, Jorge; Barr, Jean; Barrick, Clinton; Ben-Ze'ev, Re'ut; Bermel, Derek; Besley, Megan; B...
Conductors: Silverstein, Joseph; Schwarz, Gerard; Gardner, Patrick; Adler, Samuel; Winther, Rodney; Wilkins, Christopher; Kiesler, Kenneth; Itai, Avner; Marriner, Sir Neville; Corp, Ronald [Composer]; Levin, Nei...
Ensemble: ; Chamber Opera Ensemble; Cincinnati Wind Symphony; Dave Brubeck Trio; Eastman Players; Finchley Children's Music Group; Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble; Schola Hebraeica Chorus; Southern Jazz Ensemble...

Includes ashrei (ashrei yoshvei veitekha (l. glantz) / eine by various composers.

Includes b'motza'ei m'nuha (assembled for "the first s'liho by various composers....continue...
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NXS 51
American Classics - Zaimont: Parable, Sacred Service
American Classics - Zaimont: Parable, Sacred Service

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2005-11-15

Works: Judith Lang Zaimont: Sacred Service for the Sabbath Evening, for baritone, chorus & orchestra; Valse Romantique; Parable; Meditations at the Time of the New Year, soprano, mezzo-soprano, chorus, gloc...
Performers: Aler, John [Tenor Vocal]; Boatman, Timm; Cowan, Martha; Diamond, Theresa; Isaacson, Michael; Kohler, Margaret; Lester, Harold; Levin, Neil; Lucey, Frances; Maddalena, James; Scarlata, Randall; Schwen...
Conductors: Schwarz, Gerard; Adler, Samuel; Brewer, Michael; Strimple, Nick
Ensemble: ; Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra; The Ruskin Ensemble

Judith Lang Zaimont is internationally recognized for her distinctive style, which is characterized by its expressive strength and dynamism. The works featured on this CD,...continue...
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NXS 8559444
J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos / Somary, ECO
J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos / Somary, ECO

2 Super Audio CD / Artemis / 2004-10-19

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no 1 in F major, BWV 1046; Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047; Brandenburg Concerto no 3 in G major, BWV 1048; Brandenburg Concerto no 4 in G m...
Performers: Adeney, Richard; Ballardie, Quintin; Beers, Adrian; Black, Neil; Brown, James; Gunes, Rusen; Halstead, Anthony [Horn/Conductor]; Hegedus, Olga; Lasker-Wallfisch), Anita Lasker (aka Anita; Lester, Har...
Conductors: Somary, Johannes
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra

A special two disc price for this masterpiece....continue...
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ART 1517SA
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, etc / Blankestijn, Europe CO
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, etc / Blankestijn, Europe CO

1 CD / Apex / 2002-05-14

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"; Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate"; Autumn (The Four Seasons); Concerto for Violin in F major...
Performers: Blankestijn, Marieke; Lester, Harold; Lester, Richard [Cello]
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APX 8573890972
Classic Kennedy - Vivaldi, Massenet, Bach, Kennedy, etc
Classic Kennedy - Vivaldi, Massenet, Bach, Kennedy, etc

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2000-02-01

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate"; Jules Massenet: Meditation (from "Thaïs"); English Traditional: Scarborough Fair; Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dances...
Performers: Anderson, John; Boyle, Doug; Chateauneuf, Paula; Crowley, Andrew [Trumpet]; David Thomas [Oboe/Clarinet]; Ellis, Osian; Heath, David C.; Kennedy, Nigel [Violin]; Knight, Janice; Knowles, Gregory [Per...
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WRNC 568902
Handel: Semele / Somary, Armstrong, Watts, Tear, et al
Handel: Semele / Somary, Armstrong, Watts, Tear, et al

2 CD / Vanguard /

Works: George Frederick Handel: Semele
Performers: Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]; Fleet, Edgar; Lester, Harold; Taylor, Neilson; Tear, Robert; Vocals], Justino Diaz [Bass Baritone
Conductors: Somary, Johannes
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra

Semele (1744) is a story of love, ambition and betrayal, illustrated by some of Handel's most memorable music. A stellar cast of oratorio specialists, acclaimed...continue...
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