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Verdi Heroines / Gheorgiu, Chailly, Giuseppe Verdi SO Milan
Verdi Heroines / Gheorgiu, Chailly, Giuseppe Verdi SO Milan

1 CD / Decca Import / 2013-03-04

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: I vespri siciliani; Don Carlos; Rigoletto; Aida, opera; Il Trovatore; Un ballo in maschera; Simon Boccanegra; La forza del destino; Otello
Performers: Downes, Shana; Gheorghiu, Angela; Polverelli, Laura; Tramonti, Tizana
Conductors: Chailly, Riccardo
Ensemble: Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan

"...this stunning new disc captures Angela Gheorghiu in some big roles we would not expect her to take into her repertoire at present...it is refreshing...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 Import / 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 conten...
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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The Decca Sound / Highlights from the 50 CD Special Editon [5 CDs]
The Decca Sound / Highlights from the 50 CD Special Editon [5 CDs]

5 CD / Decca Import / 2011-10-03

Works: Emmanuel Chabrier: España, rhapsody for orchestra, also arranged for 2 pianos; Giacomo Puccini: La fanciulla del West; Turandot; Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish";...
Performers: Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Augér, Arleen [Soprano]; Bartoli, Cecilia; Bell, Joshua [Violin]; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Bott, Catherine [Soprano Vocals]; Byram-Wigfield, Timothy [Organ]; Cabal...
Conductors: Argenta, Ataúlfo; Capuana, Franco; Maag, Peter; Martinon, Jean; Kertész, István; Willcocks, David; Ansermet, Ernest; Karajan, Herbert v.; Monteux, Pierre; Britten, Benjamin; Fist...
Ensemble: ; Les Talens Lyriques; Matrix Ensemble; Melos Ensemble of London; New London Consort; Vienna Octet

Includes tracks from all 50 CDs in The Decca Sound box. 55 years of recording celebrating the glorious Decca Sound from the early days of...continue...
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Wagner: Tannhauser / Layer, Andersen, Kiberg [DVD]
Wagner: Tannhauser / Layer, Andersen, Kiberg [DVD]

2 DVD Video / Decca Import / 2011-06-06

Works: Richard Wagner: Tannhäuser
Performers: Andersen, Stig; Hakala, Tommi; Kiberg, Tina; Milling, Stephen; Resmark, Susanne
Conductors: Layer, Friedemann
Ensemble: Royal Danish Opera Orchestra

This visionary Tannhauser, filmed by Cubus Films in high definition and with surround sound, takes the art of the opera on DVD to new peaks...continue...
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Gloria!
Gloria!

2 CD / Decca Import / 2011-05-02

Works: George Frederick Handel: Coronation Anthem; Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Antonio Vivaldi: Gloria in D, RV 589; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mass in C minor, K. 427 "Grosse Messe"; Vesperae solennes de conf...
Performers: Bott, Catherine [Soprano Vocals]; Byram-Wigfield, Timothy [Organ]; Constable, John [Keyboards]; Farnes, Richard [Conductor]; Goode, David; Hopkinson, Thomas; Humphreys, George; Jones, Della; Pinnock,...
Conductors: Preston, Simon; Marriner, Sir Neville; Davis, Colin; Hill, David; Higginbottom, Edward; Layton, Stephen; Phillips, Daniel [Choral]; Darlington, Stephen; Cleobury, Stephen; Rutter, John; Lole, Simon; ...
Ensemble: ; Academy of Ancient Music (UK); Capricorn (Ensemble); The English Concert
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Sweetest Love
Sweetest Love

1 CD / Decca Import / 2011-03-14

Works: Léo Delibes: Lakmé; Harold Arlen: Somewhere Over the Rainbow (for the film The Wizard of Oz); Morgan Pochin: Sweetest Love, song (after Bach's Air on the G String); Absence, song (after...
Performers: Arcadian Ensemble; Czech Film Orchestra; Jenkins, Katherine; Philharmonia Orchestra; Prague Philharmonic Orchestra; Prague Symphonia; Te Kanawa, Kiri, Dame [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Inglis, Anthony; Dodd, Nicholas

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Giordano: Fedora / Gheorghiu
Giordano: Fedora / Gheorghiu

2 CD / Decca Import / 2011-01-03

Works: Umberto Giordano: Fedora
Performers: Comparato, Marina; Gheorghiu, Angela; Lee, Sang Jun; Pamio, Nicola; Villiers, Bernard
Conductors: Veronesi, Alberto

Deutsche Grammophon highlights Placido Domingo's 70th birthday with this complete opera recording of Fedora. Angela Gheorghiu, in the title role of the Russian princess who...continue...
Recording information: Le Cirque Royal, Brussels (01/2008)....continue...
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Classic Australian Performances / Sutherland, Bonynge
Classic Australian Performances / Sutherland, Bonynge

2 CD / Decca Import / 2010-11-02

Works: Gaetano Donizetti: Lucrezia Borgia; La fille du régiment (The daughter of the regiment), opera; Lucia di Lammermoor; Francesco Cilèa: Adriana Lecouvreur; Francis Poulenc: Dialogues of t...
Performers: Allman, Robert; Baigildin, Sergei; Begg, Heather; Bermingham, Jennifer; Black, Jeffrey; Brynnel, Monique; Collins, Kenneth; Dawes, Christopher; Donald, Robin; Donnelly, Malcolm; Elkins, Margreta; Ewe...
Conductors: Bonynge, Richard

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Lettere Amorose / Magdalena Kozená, mezzo
Lettere Amorose / Magdalena Kozená, mezzo

1 CD / Decca Import / 2010-10-01

Works: Filippo Vitali: O bei lumi, for voice & ensemble (Musiche a una e due voci, Book 2); Sigismondo d'India: Crud'Amarilli (from "Libro Primo de Madrigali a Cinque Voci); Ma che? Squallido e oscuro, for ...
Performers: Kozená, Magdalena
Conductors: Pitzl, Pierre
Ensemble: Private Musicke

Magdalena Koená explores the early Italian Baroque music of Monteverdi and his contemporaries with rewarding results. Inspired by the improvisational nature of much of this...continue...
Recording information: Potsdam, Nikolaisaal (09/2009-10/2009)....continue...
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Carmen: The Arias
Carmen: The Arias

1 CD / Decca Import / 2010-07-12

Works: Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera
Performers: Ballestra, Jean-Luc; Bocelli, Andrea; Domashenko, Marina; Felix, Thierry; Gabriel, Alain; Haidan, Delphine; Léger, Magali; Lallouette, Olivier; Mei, Eva; Terfel, Bryn [Baritone/Bass]
Conductors: Chung, Myung-Whun

The 2005 studio recording of Bizet's Carmen, performed by the Radio France Orchestre Philharmonique with soloists Andrea Bocelli, Bryn Terfel, Marina Domashenko, and Myung-Whun Chung is here abridged ...continue...
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The Voice Of The Century / Pavarotti
The Voice Of The Century / Pavarotti

2 CD / Decca Import / 2010-06-29

Works: Charles Gounod: Roméo et Juliette; Faust; Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata; Luisa Miller; Rigoletto; Léo Delibes: Lakmé; Georges Bizet: Vasco da Gama, ode-symphony for chorus & orches...
Performers: Cassinelli, Ricardo; Gibbs, John; Knight, Gillian; Merrill, Robert [Baritone Vocal]; Pavarotti, Luciano; Pelizzoni, Rinaldo; Plessis, Christian du; Siepi, Cesare; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano voca...
Conductors: Molinari-Pradelli, France; Bonynge, Richard; Pritchard, John; Mehta, Zubin
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Heroes & Villains
Heroes & Villains

2 CD / Decca Import / 2010-05-03

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto; Un ballo in maschera; Don Carlo; Il trovatore; La traviata; Otello; Giacomo Puccini: La Bohème; Tosca; Manon Lescaut; Turandot; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Allen, Thomas; Araiza, Francisco [Tenor Vocals]; Battle, Kathleen [Soprano Vocals]; Berbié, Jane; Bergonzi, Carlo; Braun, Victor; Bruson, Renato; Burrowes, Norma; Carreras, Jo...
Conductors: Bonynge, Richard; Chailly, Riccardo; De Billy, Bertrand; Solti, Georg; Pidò, Evelino; Davis, Colin; Abbado, Claudio; Bartoletti, Bruno; Gavazzeni, Gianandrea; Pritchard, John; Karajan, Herbert...

The biggest stars seize centre stage to sing the greatest scenes and arias of opera's heroes and villains. This is a compilation of the calibre...continue...
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Peter Pears: Anniversary Tribute
Peter Pears: Anniversary Tribute

6 CD / Decca Import / 2010-05-03

Works: Benjamin Britten: Serenade, for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31; Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22; The Turn of the Screw, Op. 54; The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37; Canticle II, Op. 51...
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Brain, Dennis [French Horn]; Bream, Julian [Guitar]; Britten, Benjamin; Bush, Alan; Cable, Margaret; Cross, Joan; Dart, Thurston; Dickinson, Meriel; Dickson,...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin; Bedford, Steuart; Boult, Adrian; Norrington, Roger; Munchinger, Karl; Jochum, Eugen; Davis, Colin; Lutoslawski, Witold
Ensemble: ; Melos Ensemble of London

The recorded legacy of the great English tenor Peter Pears is substantial and wide-ranging. It embraces Baroque repertory and Elizabethan songs as well as a...continue...
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Schumann Gold
Schumann Gold

2 CD / Decca Import / 2010-04-01

Works: Robert Schumann: Symphony no 3 in E flat major "Rhenish"; Carnaval, Op. 9; Myrthen, Op. 25; Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44; Liederkreis, Op. 39; Symphony no 2 in C major, Op. 61; Toccata for p...
Performers: Argerich, Martha [Piano]; Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Backes, Constanze; Deam, Donna; Eschenbach, Christoph [Piano/Conductor]; Fassbaender, Brigitte [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Bariton...
Conductors: Gardiner, John Eliot; ; Bernstein, Leonard; Previn, Andre; Kubelik, Rafael; Solti, Georg; Marriner, Sir Neville; Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: ; Beaux Arts Trio; Hagen Quartett

As a companion to the more inclusive 35-CD box set 'Schumann: The Masterworks', Deutsche Grammophon releases a 2-CD set covering the Romantic composer's most beloved...continue...
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Voce D'angelo: A Portrait Of Renata Tebaldi (Ltd)
Voce D'angelo: A Portrait Of Renata Tebaldi (Ltd)

2 CD / Decca Import / 2010-02-09

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Gianni Schicchi, opera; Tosca; Suor Angelica; Il tabarro (The Cloak), opera; La fanciulla del West; Turandot; La Bohème; Manon Lescaut; Madama Butterfly; Alfredo Catalani: La ...
Performers: Bastianini, Ettore; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bumbry, Grace; Cesari, Renato; Del Monaco, Mario; Germont, Alfredo; Ghiaurov, Nicolai [Bass Vocal]; MacNeil, Cornell; Marimpietri, Lidia; Merrill, Robert [Bariton...
Conductors: Gardelli, Lamberto; Molinari-Pradelli, France; Cleva, Fausto; Capuana, Franco; Gavazzeni, Gianandrea; Serafin, Tullio; Erede, Alberto; Karajan, Herbert v.; Solti, Georg; de Fabritiis, Oliviero; Bonyn...

'Voce D'Angelo: A Portrait of Renata Tebaldi' is a special limited edition 2-CD set which includes a 68-page hardback book. The book contains full details...continue...

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Ombre De Mon Amant: French Baroque Arias
Ombre De Mon Amant: French Baroque Arias

1 CD / Decca Import / 2010-01-04

Works: Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Médée, H 491; Concert à quatre parties de violes, H. 545; Auprès du feu l'on fait l'amour, air for soprano & continuo, H. 446; Concert à quatre part...
Performers: Collobert, Laurent; Lenaerts, Thibaut; Lopez, Marduk Serrano [Vocals]; Loughlin-Smith, Michael; von Otter, Anne Sofie
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants

'Ombre de mon amant' is Anne Sofie von Otter's first recording of these French Baroque Arias - graceful, temperamental tunes which will delight her fans...continue...
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R. Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier / Renée Fleming, Sophie Koch, Diana Damrau, Jonas Kaufman. Vienna Philharmonia Choir; Munich PO; Thielemann [Blu-Ray]
R. Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier / Renée Fleming, Sophie Koch, Diana Damrau, Jonas Kaufman. Vienna Philharmonia Choir; Munich PO; Thielemann [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / Decca Import / 2009-10-06

Works: Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier, AV 112
Performers: Damrau, Diana; Fleming, Renee; Grundheber, Franz; Hawlata, Franz; Henschel, Jane; Kaufmann, Jonas; Koch, Sophie
Conductors: Thielemann, Christian
Ensemble: Münchner Philharmoniker; Philharmonia Chor Wien

Renee Fleminjg appears in one of her greatest roles - the beautiful Marschalin of Strauss's bittersweet comedy of love, Der Rosenkavalier. Appearing with a stellar...continue...
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Heritage Masters - R. Strauss: Arabella / Solti, della Casa, London, et al
Heritage Masters - R. Strauss: Arabella / Solti, della Casa, London, et al

2 CD / Decca Import / 2009-07-06

Works: Richard Strauss: Arabella, Op. 79
Performers: Casa, Lisa della; Coertse, Mimi; Dermota, Anton [Tenor Vocals]; Edelmann, Otto; Gueden, Hilde [Soprano Vocal]; Hellwig, Judith; Kmentt, Waldemar; Kolowratnik, Karl; Lenninger, Wilhelm; London, George...
Conductors: Solti, Georg
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Gluck: Iphigénie en Tauride
Gluck: Iphigénie en Tauride

2 CD / Decca Import / 2009-07-06

Works: Christoph Willibald Gluck: Iphigénie en Tauride, opera in 4 acts, Wq. 46
Performers: Aler, John [Tenor Vocal]; Allen, Thomas; Argenta, Nancy; Montague, Diana; Schirrer, Rene
Conductors: Gardiner, John Eliot
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Janacek: Vec Makropulos; Lachian Dances
Janacek: Vec Makropulos; Lachian Dances

2 CD / Decca Import / 2009-07-06

Works: Leos Janácek: The Makropulos Case (Vec Makropulos), opera, JW 1/10; Lachian (Lasské) Dances (6) for orchestra, JW 6/17
Performers: Czaková, Anna; Dvorsky, Peter; Jedlicka, Dalibor; Krejcik, Vladimir; Mixova, Ivana; Söderström, Elisabeth; Zitek, Vaclav
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles; Huybrechts, François

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For those wanting a Czech-language performance of Janácek's opera of mortality, Mackerras's 1978 account, led by the intelligently conceived Emilia Marty of Elisabe...continue...
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Summertime - Beautiful Arias & Classical Songs
Summertime - Beautiful Arias & Classical Songs

1 CD / Decca Import / 2009-05-26

Works: Eduardo di Capua: O sole mio; Domenico Modugno: Volare; Agustín Lara: Granada; Giacomo Puccini: Gianni Schicchi, opera; George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess; Michel Legrand: The Summer of '42; Lisa...
Performers: Carreras, José [Tenor Vocal]; Dugmore, Geoff; Fleming, Renée; Gerrard, Lisa [Composer/Singer]; Grigolo, Vittorio; Johnson, Bashiri [Percussion]; McIntosh, Robbie; Parricelli, John; Pava...
Conductors: Chiaramello, Giancarlo; Dodd, Nicholas; Benzi, Roberto; Hussey, Stephen; Levine, James; Farnon, Robert; Greenaway, Gavin; Wright, Gavyn; Müller, Eduardo; Ingman, Nick; Tate, Jeffrey; Dean, Ian; ...
Ensemble: ; Duel

Just in time for summer, this compilation of the world’s most beautiful music will help you escape everyday life. Filled with popular hits and songs...continue...
Personnel: Vittorio Grigolo, Hayley Westenra, Lisa Gerrard , Shaun Ryder (vocals); Renée Fleming, Joan Sutherland (soprano); José Carreras , Luciano Pavarotti (tenor); Robbie McIntosh , Joh...continue...
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Celeste Aida - The Verdi Album / Luciano Pavarotti
Celeste Aida - The Verdi Album / Luciano Pavarotti

2 CD / Decca Import / 2009-04-06

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Macbeth; Luisa Miller; Rigoletto; Il Trovatore; La traviata; I vespri siciliani; Un ballo in maschera; La forza del destino; Don Carlos; Aida, opera; Requiem Mass; Otello
Performers: Battle, Kathleen [Soprano Vocals]; Caballé, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Cassinelli, Ricardo; Chiara, Maria; Clark, Graham [Tenor]; Coni, Paolo; Dimitrova, Ghena; Gibbs, John; Kavrakos, Dimitr...
Conductors: Gardelli, Lamberto; Maag, Peter; Bonynge, Richard; Abbado, Claudio; Solti, Georg; Magiera, Leone; Muti, Riccardo; Maazel, Lorin
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra; National Philharmonic Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna Philharm...

This special collection of great Verdi tenor arias is taken from Luciano Pavarotti's classic recordings - all made in the prime of his career. The...continue...
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Puccini: Madama Butterfly / Serafin, Tebaldi, Bergonzi, Cossotto, Sordello, et al
Puccini: Madama Butterfly / Serafin, Tebaldi, Bergonzi, Cossotto, Sordello, et al

2 CD / Decca Import / 2009-03-02

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Performers: Bergonzi, Carlo; Cossotto, Fiorenza; Mercuriali, Angelo; Sordello, Enzo; Tebaldi, Renata [Soprano Vocals]; Washington, Paolo
Conductors: Serafin, Tullio
Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra

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Gay/Britten: Beggar's Opera / Janet Baker, Kenneth McKellar [DVD]
Gay/Britten: Beggar's Opera / Janet Baker, Kenneth McKellar [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Decca Import / 2009-01-21

Works: John Gay: Beggar's Opera
Performers: Baker, Janet; McKellar, Kenneth

Originally broadcast in 1963 and now meticulously restored by the BBC, this film features a superb cast, including Janet Baker as Polly Peachum and the...continue...
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3
Sound Format(s): LPCM Mono, Enhanced Dolby Stereo
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish
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Puccini: Manon Lescaut (Complete)
Puccini: Manon Lescaut (Complete)

2 CD / Decca Import / 2008-09-16

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Manon Lescaut
Performers: Carolis, Natale de; Carreras, José [Tenor Vocal]; Coni, Paolo; de Palma, Piero [Tenor Vocal]; Freschi, Ledo; Gaifa, Carlo; Matteuzzi, William; Tadeo, Giorgio [Bass Vocal]; Tajo, Italo; Te Kana...
Conductors: Chailly, Riccardo

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Dame Kiri gives an affecting characterization of Manon, at times rather heavily underlined but passionately convincing...Carreras is in good form, but sounds a little...continue...
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World of Puccini
World of Puccini

1 CD / Decca Import / 2008-09-02

Works: Giacomo Puccini: La La Bohème; Gianni Schicchi, opera; La La Fanciulla del West; Suor Angelica; La La Rondine; Tosca; Madama Butterfly; Manon Lescaut; Turandot
Performers: Bergonzi, Carlo; Chiara, Maria; Cossotto, Fiorenza; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Ghiaurov, Nicolai [Bass Vocal]; Harwood, Elizabeth [Soprano Vocals]; Maffeo, Gianni; McCracken, James [Tenor Vocal...
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.; Adler, Kurt Herbert; Downes, Edward; Patanè, Franco; Bonynge, Richard; Gardelli, Lamberto; Serafin, Tullio; Santi, Nello
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DECI 433865
Beethoven: The Symphonies [Box Set]
Beethoven: The Symphonies [Box Set]

6 CD / Decca Import / 2008-08-22

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21; Symphony no 4 in B flat major, Op. 60; Egmont, incidental music, Op. 84; Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36; Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92; Sy...
Performers: Baltsa, Agnes; Schreier, Peter [Tenor Vocals]; Tomowa-Sintow, Anna; Van Dam, Jose [Bass Baritone Vocals]
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert von

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Beethoven is in no way déjà vu to Karajan, as this set gloriously proves
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Daniel Hope Plays Vivaldi
Daniel Hope Plays Vivaldi

1 CD / Decca Import / 2008-08-19

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin, strings & continuo in D major ("L'inquietudine"), RV 234; Concerto for Violin, strings & continuo in E minor, RV 273; Trio Sonata for 2 Violins and Basso Continu...
Performers: Bezuidenhout, Kristian; Hope, Daniel [Violin]; von Otter, Anne Sofie

The winning team of Daniel Hope and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe come together again for Hope's second album on DG. Hope is joined by...continue...
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Dvorák: Songs my Mother taught me;  Janácek, Martinu, etc / Kozena, Martinu
Dvorák: Songs my Mother taught me; Janácek, Martinu, etc / Kozena, Martinu

1 CD / Decca Import / 2008-08-15

Works: Moravian Traditional: Kebych bola johadú (If I Were A Strawberry); Leos Janácek: Moravian folk poetry in Song; Silesian Songs (10) from Helena Salichová's collection, for voice & piano...
Performers: Freimuth, Michael; Kozená, Magdalena; Martineau, Malcolm; Röschmann, Dorothea

In her most personal album to date, acclaimed recitalist and opera singer Magdalena Kozena offers a collection of songs she has known since childhood and...continue...
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In My Element / Anne Sofie van Otter
In My Element / Anne Sofie van Otter

2 CD / Decca Import / 2008-03-03

Works: Jacques Offenbach: Gaîté Parisienne; La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein; Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; Richard Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: La Clemenza...
Performers: Augustsson, Mikael; Björkman, David; Blair, Michael; d'Oustrac, Stéphanie; Dohmen, Albert; Forsberg, Bengt; Henryson, Svante; Jonsson, Fredrik; Kress, Roland; Lindberg, Jakob; Lindberg, M...
Conductors: Minkowski, Marc; Sinopoli, Giuseppe; Gardiner, John Eliot; Levine, James; Abbado, Claudio; Boulez, Pierre; Pinnock, Trevor
Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe; Dresden Staatskapelle; English Baroque Soloists; English Concert; Les Musiciens du Louvre; Les Musiciens du Louvre - Grenoble; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; North German ...

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Rossini: Il Viaggio A Reims
Rossini: Il Viaggio A Reims

2 CD / Decca Import / 2008-03-03

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Il viaggio a Reims, opera
Performers: Araiza, Francisco [Tenor Vocals]; Bandelli, Antonella; Boustany, Wissam; Corato, Luigi de; Credico, Oslavio di; Cuberli, Lella; Dara, Enzo; Gasdia, Cecilia; Gavazzi, Ernesto; Gimenez, Edoardo; Matteu...
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
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Cunning Little Vixen
Cunning Little Vixen

2 CD / Decca Import / 2008-02-04

Works: Leos Janácek: The Cunning Little Vixen (Príhody Lisky Bystrousky), opera, JW 1/9; The Cunning Little Vixen, suite for orchestra (arranged and orchestrated by Václav Talich)
Performers: Hudecová, Zuzana; Jedlicka, Dalibor; Krejcik, Vladimir; Marova, Libuse; Novak, Richard; Ondrásková, Miriam; Popp, Lucia [Soprano Vocals]; Randova, Eva; Saray, Peter; Zigmundov&aa...
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles

BBC Music Magazine
The first in the original astringent but atmospheric scoring. Mackerras is slightly less warmly idiomatic than his Czech rivals, but it's better sung.
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Personnel: Peter Saray, Eva Zigmundová, Ivana Mixova, Vaclav Zitek, Eva Randova, Eva Hríbiková, Miriam Ondrásková, Zuzana Hudecová, Libuse Marova, Vladimir Krejcik, Richa...continue...
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Verdi: La Traviata
Verdi: La Traviata

2 CD / Decca Import / 2007-08-15

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata
Performers: Cotrubas, Ileana; Domingo, Placido [Tenor Vocals]; Foiani, Giovanni; Friess, Paul; Giacomotti, Alfredo; Grella, Bruno; Gullino, Walter; Jungwirth, Helena; Malagu, Stefania; Milnes, Sherrill [Baritone...
Conductors: Kleiber, Carlos

Penguin Guide
Cotrubas makes an ideal heroine in this opera, for her characterization combines strength with vulnerability...Kleiber's direction is controversial, with more than a hint of...continue...
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Grand Prix - Grieg: Songs / Anne Sofie von Otter, Bengt Forsberg
Grand Prix - Grieg: Songs / Anne Sofie von Otter, Bengt Forsberg

1 CD / Decca Import / 2006-12-01

Works: Edvard Grieg: Haugtussa, Op. 67; Songs (6), Op. 48; Songs (4), Op. 21; Songs (5), Op. 26; Melodies (12), Op. 33; Songs (5), Op. 60; Children's songs (7), Op. 61; Romances (6), Op. 39; Heart's melodie...
Performers: Forsberg, Bengt; von Otter, Anne Sofie

"For every mood, for every nuance of meaning, von Otter finds the right expressionwill unquestionably be one of my discs of the year and is...continue...
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Donizetti: Anna Bolena / Bonynge, Sutherland, Ramey, Mentzer
Donizetti: Anna Bolena / Bonynge, Sutherland, Ramey, Mentzer

3 CD / Decca Import / 2006-10-10

Works: Gaetano Donizetti: Anna Bolena
Performers: Gavazzi, Ernesto; Hadley, Jerry; Mentzer, Susanne; Nissa, Bernadette Manca di; Ramey, Samuel [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Surjan, Giorgio [Bass Vocals]; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano vocals]
Conductors: Bonynge, Richard
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Handel: Giulio Cesare / Fischer
Handel: Giulio Cesare / Fischer

4 CD / Decca Import / 2006-09-18

Works: George Frederick Handel: Giulio Cesare
Performers: Baumann, Hermann; Crass, Franz; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Hamari, Julia [Contralto Vocals]; Richter, Karl; Schöne, Wolfgang; Schopper, Michael; Schramm, Ernst-Gerold; Schreier,...
Conductors: Richter, Karl
Ensemble: Munich Bach Orchestra

"Tatiana Troyanos copes marvelously well with Cleopatra's essentially soprano part." -Gramophone...continue...
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Relaxing Adagios
Relaxing Adagios

2 CD / Decca Import / 2006-09-11

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043; Cantata no 208, "Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!" (Hunt) BWV 208; Orchestral Suite no 3 in D major, BWV 1068; Léo D...
Performers: Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Bennett, William [Flute]; Berbié, Jane; Bolet, Jorge; Bonell, Carlos [Guitar]; Brymer, Jack [Clarinet]; Hasson, Maurice; Kipnis, Igor [Harpsichord/Piano]; Kulka, Konstanty...
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville; Bonynge, Richard; Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Munchinger, Karl; Solti, Georg; Dutoit, Charles; ; Karajan, Herbert v.; Cleobury, Nicholas; Masur, Kurt; Jorda, Enrique
Ensemble: ; Capricorn (Ensemble); Du Brassus; I Musici; Lausanne Pro Arte

This CD includes a great selection of "soothing and relaxing" music as well as a great introduction to the classics....continue...
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Rossini: Guglielmo Tell / Chailly, Milnes, Pavarotti, Freni
Rossini: Guglielmo Tell / Chailly, Milnes, Pavarotti, Freni

4 CD / Decca Import / 2006-08-07

Works: Gioachino Rossini: William Tell (Gugliemo Tell), opera
Performers: Connell, Elizabeth; de Palma, Piero [Tenor Vocal]; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Ghiaurov, Nicolai [Bass Vocal]; Jones, Della; Mazzoli, Ferruccio; Milnes, Sherrill [Baritone Vocals]; Noble, John; ...
Conductors: Chailly, Riccardo
Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra

"Chailly's is a forceful reading, particularly strong in the many ensembles, and superbly recorded. Milnes makes a heroic Tell, always firm and Pavarotti sings the...continue...
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Rossini: Matilde di Shabran / Frizza, Massis, Flórez, et al
Rossini: Matilde di Shabran / Frizza, Massis, Flórez, et al

3 CD / Decca Import / 2006-07-17

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Matilde (di) Shabran, opera
Performers: Bonfatti, Gregory; Chialli, Chiara; Cucchi, Rosetta; Flórez, Juan Diego; Halevy, Hadar; Lepore, Carlo; Massis, Annick; Moravec, Lubomir; Simone, Bruno de; Taddia, Bruno; Vinco, Marco
Conductors: Frizza, Riccardo
Ensemble: Galicia Symphony Orchestra

The Times
...driving the Pesaro audience bananas with his pinging high notes and thrilling volleys of coloratura
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Anne Sofie von Otter - I Let the Music Speak
Anne Sofie von Otter - I Let the Music Speak

1 CD / Decca Import / 2006-07-04

Works: Björn Ulvaeus: The day before you came; Benny Andersson: I let the music speak; When all is said and done; I walk with you, mama; The winner takes it all; Chess; Kristina Fran Duvemala; I am jus...
Performers: Andersson, Benny; Augustsson, Mikael; Björkman, David; Eljas, Anders; Englund, Lasse; Grebacken, Pär; Henryson, Svante; Jakobsson, Karl; Jonsson, Fredrik; Kress, Rolland; Lindgren, Magnus; ...
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Ensemble: Fleshquartet

After her successful collaboration with Elvis Costello on 'For the Stars,' Anne Sofie von Otter continues to explore the terrain of popular music with a...continue...
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Puccini: Edgar / Veronesi, Domingo, et al
Puccini: Edgar / Veronesi, Domingo, et al

2 CD / Decca Import / 2006-05-05

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Edgar, opera
Performers: Cornetti, Marianne; Damato, Adriana; Domingo, Placido [Tenor Vocals]; Pons, Juan; Rafal, Siwek.
Conductors: Veronesi, Alberto
Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra

'Edgar' is one of Puccini's early works, yet its music and style are remarkably advanced. This studio recording features the legendary Placido Domingo in the...continue...
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Mozart Portraits / Bartoli, Fischer, Vienna CO
Mozart Portraits / Bartoli, Fischer, Vienna CO

1 CD / Decca Import / 2006-04-11

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Così fan tutte, K 588; Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492; Don Giovanni; Davidde penitente, oratorio, K. 469; Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a)
Performers: Bartoli, Cecilia
Conductors: Fischer, György

"Cecilia Bartoli boasts a voice of extraordinary charm and unassuming virtuosity; her vocal characterizations would be the envy of the finest actresses and her intuitive...continue...
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Wagner: Parsifal / Thielemann, Domingo, et al
Wagner: Parsifal / Thielemann, Domingo, et al

4 CD / Decca Import / 2006-04-03

Works: Richard Wagner: Parsifal
Performers: Anger, Ain; Baechle, Janina; Bankl, Wolfgang; Denschlag, Daniela; Dickie, John [Tenor Vocal]; Domingo, Placido [Tenor Vocals]; Ivan, Simina; Jelosits, Peter; Keszei, Bori; Kobel, Benedikt; Krasteva, ...
Conductors: Thielemann, Christian
Ensemble: Vienna State Opera Chorus

"Other opera houses can only dream of a season finale like this one. (Domingo) phrases gloriously and is intelligent enough to know where he needs...continue...
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Opera House - Tchaikovsky: Mazeppa / Järvi, Leiferkus, et al
Opera House - Tchaikovsky: Mazeppa / Järvi, Leiferkus, et al

3 CD / Decca Import / 2006-02-15

Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Mazeppa
Performers: Diadkova, Larissa; Gorchakova, Galina; Kotcherga, Anatoly; Larin, Sergei; Leiferkus, Sergei [Bass Vocals]; Margison, Richard; Pederson, Monte; Zednik, Heinz
Conductors: Järvi, Neeme

Betrayal, torture, execution, murder and madness are all present in Tchaikovsky's fascinating portrayal of anti-hero Mazeppa and his world, dramatically realized in Neeme Jarvi's heady...continue...
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Opera House - Weber: Oberon / Kubelik, Domingo
Opera House - Weber: Oberon / Kubelik, Domingo

2 CD / Decca Import / 2006-02-15

Works: Carl Maria von Weber: Oberon, opera
Performers: Augér, Arleen [Soprano]; Domingo, Placido [Tenor Vocals]; Grobe, Donald; Hamari, Julia [Contralto Vocals]; Nilsson, Birgit [Soprano Vocal]; Prey, Hermann [Baritone Vocal]; Schiml, Marga
Conductors: Kubelik, Rafael
Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Chorus

Carl Maria von Weber's giant fantasy, with English libretto, tells the story of the king of the fairies. 'Oberon' is full of a rich variety...continue...
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Hérold: La Fille Mal Gardée / Lanchbery/Vienna Symphony Orch. [DVD]
Hérold: La Fille Mal Gardée / Lanchbery/Vienna Symphony Orch. [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Decca Import / 2006-02-13

Works: Louis Joseph F. Hérold: La Fille Mal Gardee
Performers: Furlanetto, Ferruccio; Gruberova, Edita; Lima, Luis; Montarsolo, Paolo; Stratas, Teresa; Ziegler, Delores
Conductors: Lanchbery, John
Ensemble: Vienna Symphony Orchestra

This is the comic tale of two lovers, and the only classic 18th century ballet that continues to be performed internationally. Heinz Spoerli's 1981 staging...continue...
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: USA
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Mozart: La Clemenza Di Tito / Troyanos, Tappy, Levine/VPO [DVD]
Mozart: La Clemenza Di Tito / Troyanos, Tappy, Levine/VPO [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Decca Import / 2006-01-31

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: La clemenza di Tito, K 621
Performers: Gjevang, Anne; Howells, Anne; Malfitano, Catherine; Neblett, Carol; Rydl, Kurt; Tappy, Eric; Troyanos, Tatiana
Conductors: Levine, James
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Chorus

Mozart's last opera, 'La clemenza di Tito' is presented here in an historical Roman setting - another one of Jean-Pierre Ponnelle's legendary productions. This DVD...continue...
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: USA
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Strauss: Arabella / Keilberth, et al
Strauss: Arabella / Keilberth, et al

2 CD / Decca Import / 2005-10-14

Works: Richard Strauss: Arabella, Op. 79
Performers: Carnuth, Walter; Casa, Lisa della; Ehrengut, Walter; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Gunter, Horst; Hoppe, Carl; Kohn, Karl Christian; Mücke, Karl; Malaniuk, Ira; Matthes, Walther; M...
Conductors: Keilberth, Joseph
Ensemble: Bavarian State Opera Orchestra

"Della Casa soars above the stave with the creamiest, most beautiful sounds and constantly charms one with her swiftly alternating moods of seriousness and gaiety."...continue...
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Mahler: Symphonies 1-3 / Leonard Bernstein/Vienna PO [2 DVD]
Mahler: Symphonies 1-3 / Leonard Bernstein/Vienna PO [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / Decca Import / 2005-10-10

Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan"; Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection"; Symphony no 3 in D minor
Performers: Armstrong, Sheila; Baker, Janet, Dame; Ludwig, Christa
Conductors: Bernstein, Leonard
Ensemble: Edinburgh Festival Chorus; London Symphony Orchestra; Vienna Boys Choir; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Chorus

Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: USA
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Violetta: Arias and Duets from Verdi's
Violetta: Arias and Duets from Verdi's "La Traviata"

1 CD / Decca Import / 2005-10-06

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata
Performers: Cordella, Salvatore; Gay, Paul; Hampson, Thomas [Baritone Vocal]; Netrebko, Anna; Pilcher, Diane; Roni, Luigi [Bass Vocals]; Schneiderman, Helene; Villazon, Rolando; Wallen, Herman
Conductors: Rizzi, Carlo

"[Anna Netrebkos] voice is gloriously rich, fully accurate and expressive. - Bloomberg News...continue...
Violetta, a CD featuring Anna Netrebko, is essentially an album of highlights from La Traviata, and although the focus is rightly on her, the musical quality of all the performances and of the entire ...continue...
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