1 CD / Musical Concepts / 2011-08-16Works: Henry Purcell: Oedipus, incidental music; I gave her cakes and I gave her ale, catch for 3 voices, Z. 256; 'Tis wine was made to rule the day, for soprano, chorus & continuo, Z. 546; Work(s); Yorkshi...
Performers: Esswood, Paul [Vocals]; Etheridge, Brian; Griffett, James; James, David; Lewington, James; Partridge, Ian [Tenor Vocals]; Smith, Kevin [Countertenor Vocal]; Thomas, David [Bass Vocal]; Thompson, Ian
Conductors: Brown, Mark
Ensemble: Pro Cantione Antiqu
An impassioned and boisterous collection of song from Purcell, showcasing his talents for both official, courtly music and the less "polite" songs of the tavern....continue...
Recording information: Bavaria (1973/1976)....continue...
1 CD / Musical Concepts / 2008-01-08Works: Robert Fayrfax: I Love, Loved, And Loved Wolde I Be; That Was My Woo; Most Clere of Colour for 3 voices; William Cornysh: Woefully arrayed; Hoyda, hoyda, jolly Rutterkin, for 3 voices; Ah Robyn, gent...
Performers: Elliot, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Hillier, Paul; James, David; Nelson, Judith [Soprano Vocal]; Nieman, Paul; Nixon, Leigh; North, Nigel [Lute]; Pickett, Philip
Ensemble: New London Consort
These recordings were amongst the very first by one of the world's most successful vocal groups. The Hilliard Ensemble was formed in 1974 to perform...continue...
1 CD / Hyperion / 2004-02-01Works: Hermanus Contractus: Salve Regina; Godefroy De St Victoire: Planctus Ante Nescia; Guillaume de Machaut: Quant je sui mis su retour, virelai for voice; Guillaume Dufay: Vergene bella, cantilena motet ...
Performers: Covey-Crump, Rogers; George, Michael [Vocals]; Hillier, Paul; James, David; Potter, John [Tenor Vocal]
'Something no lover of early music or admirer of this group should miss' (American Record Guide)
'Music making of the highest order. Everything shows them at...continue...
1 CD / ECM / 2000-01-25Performers: Bowers-Broadbent, Christopher; Covey-Crump, Rogers; Dawson, Lynne; Duckett, Catherine; George, Michael; James, David; Jones, Gordon [Baritone]; Layton, Elizabeth; Maxwell, Melinda; Potter, John [Teno...
Conductors: Hillier, Paul
Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble; Western Wind Chamber Choir
1 CD / ECM / 2000-01-25Performers: Bickley, Susan; Bowers-Broadbent, Christopher; Covey-Crump, Rogers; Dawson, Lynne; Demenga, Thomas; James, David; Kremer, Gidon; Mendelssohn, Vladimir
Conductors: Davies, Dennis Russell
Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble
2 CD / Hyperion / 1997-09-01Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
Performers: Davies, Maldwyn; Dawson, Lynne [Soprano Vocals]; George, Michael [Vocals]; James, David
Conductors: Christophers, Harry
Ensemble: The Sixteen
'This is a model among live recordings' (The Guardian)
'One of the most attractive ever on disc' (Penguin Guide to Compact Discs) 'The performance is one...continue...