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Vivaldi: Four Seasons / Orch. Of the Age of Enlightenment
Vivaldi: Four Seasons / Orch. Of the Age of Enlightenment

1 CD / Signum Records / 2014-04-29

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"
Performers: Debretzeni, Kati
Conductors: Debretzeni, Kati
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

This recording presents violinist Kati Debretzeni leading the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in Antonio Vivaldi's Four Seasons. From the commanding heat of the...continue...
Recording information: St Jude's on the Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London (02/09/2013-02/10/2013)....continue...
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Bach: Christmas Oratorio / Katherine Watson; Iestyn Davies; James Gilchrist; Matthew Brook. Stephen Layton
Bach: Christmas Oratorio / Katherine Watson; Iestyn Davies; James Gilchrist; Matthew Brook. Stephen Layton

2 CD / Hyperion / 2013-11-12

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248
Conductors: Layton, Stephen
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Stephen Layton and the combined forces of the Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and an impressive line-up of...continue...
Recording information: Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge (01/10/2013-01/14/2013)....continue...
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J.S. Bach: St. John Passion / Carolyn Sampson, Iestyn Davies, Ian Bostridge, Nicholas Mulroy, Neal Davies, Roderick Williams. Polyphony
J.S. Bach: St. John Passion / Carolyn Sampson, Iestyn Davies, Ian Bostridge, Nicholas Mulroy, Neal Davies, Roderick Williams. Polyphony

2 CD / Hyperion / 2013-03-12

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

Stephen Layton leads the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and his own superb choral ensemble Polyphony in a powerful performance of Bach's most dramatic...continue...
Recording information: All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London (04/10/2012-04/13/2012)....continue...
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Handel: Rinaldo / Sonia Prina, Anett Fritsch, Brenda Rae, Luca Pisaroni, Varduhi Abrahamyan. Ottavio Dantone, Orch. of the Age of Enlightenment [Blu-Ray]
Handel: Rinaldo / Sonia Prina, Anett Fritsch, Brenda Rae, Luca Pisaroni, Varduhi Abrahamyan. Ottavio Dantone, Orch. of the Age of Enlightenment [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2012-09-25

Works: George Frederick Handel: Rinaldo
Performers: Abrahamyan, Varduhi; Fritsch, Anett; Mead, Tim; Pisaroni, Luca; Prina, Sonia; Rae, Brenda
Conductors: Dantone, Ottavio
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Skin-tight rubber and lacrosse sticks bring contemporary chic to this timeless fantasy of warriors and witches in Robert Carsen's fun-filled transformation of Handel's first London...continue...
Run Time: 190 min.
Region: 0
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, DTS HD Master Audio
Subtitles: English, German, French
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BOA 7107D
Handel: Theodora / Lorraine Hunt; David Daniels, Dawn Upshaw, Richard Croft / Glyndebourne 1996
Handel: Theodora / Lorraine Hunt; David Daniels, Dawn Upshaw, Richard Croft / Glyndebourne 1996

3 CD / Glyndebourne / 2012-05-29

Works: George Frederick Handel: Theodora
Performers: Christie, William [Conductor/Harpsichord]; Hinden, Jonathan; Kenny, Elizabeth [Theorbo]
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Here for the first time on CD is Glyndebourne's acclaimed 1996 production of Handel's oratorio Theodora. Although Theodora is a story of a virtuous woman...continue...
Recording information: Glyndebourne Opera House, Lewes, England (05/1996/06/1996)....continue...

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Purcell: The Fairy Queen / Christie, Sampson, Crowe [2 DVD]
Purcell: The Fairy Queen / Christie, Sampson, Crowe [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2010-06-29

Works: Henry Purcell: Fairy Queen, Z 629
Performers: Barrit, Desmond; Crowe, Lucy; Dexter, Sally; Foster-Williams, Andrew; Lyon, Edward; Millson, Joseph; Sampson, Carolyn
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Jonathan Kent's spectacular production of Purcell's huge semi-opera is joyous, imaginative and witty. Glyndebourne, with its intimate auditorium, provides the perfect setting for a drama,...continue...
Run Time: 221 min.
Region: All
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Purcell: The Fairy Queen / Christie, Sampson, Crowe [Blu-Ray]
Purcell: The Fairy Queen / Christie, Sampson, Crowe [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2010-06-29

Works: Henry Purcell: Fairy Queen, Z 629
Performers: Barrit, Desmond; Crowe, Lucy; Dexter, Sally; Foster-Williams, Andrew; Lyon, Edward; Millson, Joseph; Sampson, Carolyn
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

This is a BLU-RAY disc and it will not play on a standard DVD player. A standard DVD is available as BOA 1031. Jonathan Kent's...continue...
Run Time: 221 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): DTS HD Master Audio 5.1
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BOA 7065
Handel: Acis and Galatea / de Niese, Workman, ROH, Hogwood [DVD]
Handel: Acis and Galatea / de Niese, Workman, ROH, Hogwood [DVD]

1 DVD Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2010-04-27

Works: George Frederick Handel: Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Performers: Agnew, Paul; De Niese, Danielle; Park, Ji-Min; Rose, Matthew; Workman, Charles
Conductors: Hogwood, Christopher
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

Christopher Hogwood conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and a distinguished cast including Danielle de Niese and Charles Workman in Wayne McGregor's new...continue...
Run Time: 110 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, DTS 5.0 Surround
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BOA 1025
Handel: Acis and Galatea / de Niese, Workman, ROH, Hogwood [Blu-Ray]
Handel: Acis and Galatea / de Niese, Workman, ROH, Hogwood [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2010-04-27

Works: George Frederick Handel: Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Performers: Agnew, Paul; De Niese, Danielle; Park, Ji-Min; Rose, Matthew; Workman, Charles
Conductors: Hogwood, Christopher
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

This is a BLU-RAY disc and it will not play on a standard DVD player. A standard DVD is available as BOA 1028D. Christopher Hogwood...continue...
Run Time: 110 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, DTS HD Master Audio 5.0
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BOA 7056
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Hogwood / ROH Covent Garden / Connolly, Meachem [Blu-Ray]
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Hogwood / ROH Covent Garden / Connolly, Meachem [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2009-11-17

Works: Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Z 626
Performers: Connolly, Sarah; Crowe, Lucy; Fulgoni, Sara; Meachem, Lucas
Conductors: Hogwood, Christopher
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

This is a BLU-RAY disc and it will not play on a standard DVD player. A standard DVD is available as BOA 1018D. The Royal...continue...
Run Time: 72 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9 anamorphic, Color
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BOA 7049
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Hogwood / ROH Covent Garden / Connolly, Meachem [DVD]
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Hogwood / ROH Covent Garden / Connolly, Meachem [DVD]

1 DVD Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2009-11-17

Works: Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Z 626
Performers: Connolly, Sarah; Crowe, Lucy; Fulgoni, Sara; Meachem, Lucas
Conductors: Hogwood, Christopher
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera join forces for Wayne McGregor's acclaimed fusion of music and movement, whose richly layered designs perfectly complement Purcell's...continue...
Run Time: 72 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9 anamorphic, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS 5.1 Surround
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BOA 1018
Claudio Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea (2009) / De Niese, Coote - Haim [2 DVD]
Claudio Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea (2009) / De Niese, Coote - Haim [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / Decca / 2009-07-14

Works: Claudio Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea, opera in 3 acts, SV 308
Performers: Ablinger-Sperrhacke, Wolfgang; Arnet, Marie; Battaglia, Paolo; Coote, Alice; Davies, Iestyn; De Niese, Danielle; Freston, Amy; Mihai, Simona; Mumford, Tamara; Visse, Dominique; Yoncheva, Sonya
Conductors: Haïm, Emmanuelle
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

This is the major debut on Decca DVD of Danielle de Niese. Returning to the opera house where she sang her sensational Cleopatra in Handel's...continue...
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DEC B001305009
Made Famous by Classic FM
Made Famous by Classic FM

2 CD / HBDirect Imports / 2009-05-05

Works: Karl Jenkins: Adiemus, for female voices & orchestra; Jay Ungar: Ashokan Farewell; Henryk Mikolaj Górecki: Symphony no 3, Op. 36 ("Symphony of Sorrowful Songs"); Ludovico Einaudi: Le Onde (The W...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Barley; Benedetti, Nicola; Coxwell, Janet; Doyle, Patrick; Fernandez, Eduardo [Classical Guitar]; Hunt, Fionnuala; Jansen, Janine [Violin]; Johnson, Emma [Clarinet]; Lord, Jon [Compo...
Conductors: Jenkins, Karl [Composer]; Perkins, John; Zinman, David; Hess, Nigel; Foster, Lawrence; Foster; Goodall, Howard; Damev, Mischa; Hawes, Patrick; Litton, Andrew; Preston, Simon; Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Pes...
Ensemble: ; Cleveland Orchestra; English Chamber Orchestra; Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Sinfonietta; London Symphony Orchestra; Metropolitan Orchestra; Orchestra of the ...

Personnel: Janet Coxwell, Miriam Stockley, Dawn Upshaw (soprano); Roberto Alagna (tenor); Bryn Terfel (bass baritone); Eduardo Fernandez , Craig Ogden (guitar); Nicola Benedetti , Janine Jansen (v...continue...
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HBIM 854945
Handel: Giulio Cesare / Christie/Glyndebourne, Connolly, Kirchschlager [2 Blu-Ray]
Handel: Giulio Cesare / Christie/Glyndebourne, Connolly, Kirchschlager [2 Blu-Ray]

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

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

This is a BLU-RAY disc that will not play on a standard DVD player. A standard DVD is available as BOA 0950. "William Christie conducting...continue...
Run Time: 306 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, LPCM 5.0
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish, Ital...continue...
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HBDirect Recommended Recording BOA 7024
Handel Gold - Bartoli, Fleming, Kozená, Terfel, Villazón, Te Kanawa, Sutherland, et al
Handel Gold - Bartoli, Fleming, Kozená, Terfel, Villazón, Te Kanawa, Sutherland, et al

2 CD / Decca / 2009-04-14

Works: George Frederick Handel: Giulio Cesare, HWV 17; Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno; MEDLEY; Alcina; Ariodante; Atalanta; Giulio Cesare; Tamerlano; Il Floridante, HWV 14; Muzio Scevola, HWV 13; Jep...
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bartoli, Cecilia; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Bumbry, Grace; Domingo, Placido; Fleming, Renee; Fuller, Albert; Gritton, Susan; Horne, Marilyn [Me...
Conductors: Rose, Barry; Minkowski, Marc; Viotti, Marcello; Bonynge, Richard; Bicket, Harry; McCreesh, Paul; Curtis, Alan; Dunn, Thomas; Gardiner, John Eliot; Boult, Adrian; Preston, Simon; Mackerras, Charles; L...
Ensemble: ; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus; Baroque Chamber Orchestra; Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra; Cappella Coloniensis; Dresden Staatskapelle; English B...

This 2-CD set celebrates the 250th anniversary of Handel's death and includes selections from Handel's most beautiful operas, oratorios, arias and choruses. This definitive greatest...continue...
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DEC B001280102
Handel: Arias, etc / Hunt Lieberson, Bicket, et al
Handel: Arias, etc / Hunt Lieberson, Bicket, et al

1 Super Audio CD / Avie Records / 2009-04-01

Works: George Frederick Handel: Theodora; MEDLEY
Performers: Bicket, Harry; Carrai, Phoebe; Hunt Lieberson, Lorraine; Stubbs, Stephen [Lute]; Tindemans, Margriet
Conductors: Bicket, Harry
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

"One of the finest vocal recordings in any voice I've ever heard. Lorraine Hunt Lieberson has a magnificently powerful, pleasant, expressive, controlled voice with extraordinary...continue...

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Best Concertos 100
Best Concertos 100

6 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-03-24

Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Concerto for Piano no 1 in F sharp minor, Op. 1; Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18; Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 30; Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini; Pyotr Il'...
Performers: Accardo, Salvatore [Violin/Conductor]; Ambache, Diana; Andsnes, Leif Ove; Asperen, Bob van; Biondi, Fabio [Violin]; Broadway, Kenneth; Bury, Alison; Bylsma, Anner; Capuçon, Gautier; Capu&ccedi...
Conductors: Pesek, Libor; Foster, Lawrence; Vonk, Hans; Plasson, Michel; Cziffra, György [Piano]; Jansons, Mariss; Kitayenko, Dmitri; Davis, Andrew; Frühbeck de Burgos, Rafae; Litton, Andrew; Hickox, R...
Ensemble: Aalborg Symphony Orchestra; Academy of London; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Ambache Chamber Orchestra; Auvergne Orchestra; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Berlin Philha...

The latest release in from the top-selling 'BEST 100' series by EMI Classics contains excerpts from the most famous concertos of all time. Each of...continue...
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EMI 647392C
Altus - From Castrato to Countertenor
Altus - From Castrato to Countertenor

3 CD / Virgin Classics / 2009-02-24

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

The male voice hits an all-time high with this new collection from Virgin Classics. Starting as far back as 1902 with the last of the...continue...
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VCL 354762
Great Handel / Bickett, Bostridge, Royal, et al
Great Handel / Bickett, Bostridge, Royal, et al

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2007-07-17

Works: George Frederick Handel: Semele; Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; MEDLEY; La Resurrezione di Nostro Signor Gesù Cristo, HWV 47; As When the Dove Laments Her Love (Handel); Ariodante; Giulio Cesare, ...
Performers: Beznosiuk, Lisa; Bostridge, Ian; Cunningham, Sarah [Viola da gamba]; Devine, Steven; Earle, Richard; Jackson, Sally [winds]; Kenny, Elizabeth [Theorbo]; Lester, Richard [Cello]; Robson, Anthony; Watt...
Conductors: Bicket, Harry
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Making his baroque debut for EMI Classics, famed tenor Ian Bostridge takes on Handel's greatest arias. The repertoire is a mixture of English- and Italian-language...continue...
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Best Baroque 100
Best Baroque 100

6 CD / Angel Records / 2006-08-29

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

2 CD / Decca Imports / 2006-07-03

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

'The #1 Baroque Album' features the best-loved and most popular works by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Pachelbel and many others. This disc features performances of Renee...continue...
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DECI 4757492
Handel: Giulio Cesare / Sarah Connolly, Angelika Kirchschlager, Danielle De Niese, Christophe [3 DVD
Handel: Giulio Cesare / Sarah Connolly, Angelika Kirchschlager, Danielle De Niese, Christophe [3 DVD

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

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

"William Christie conducting and David McVicar directing, created one of the great Giulio Cesare productions of our time, reinstating Handel as an entertainer supreme. This...continue...
Run Time: 295 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9 anamorphic, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS 5.1 Surround
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The Classical Album 2005 [US Version]
The Classical Album 2005 [US Version]

2 CD / Decca / 2005-09-13

Works: Joaquín Rodrigo: En Aranjuez con tu amor; Agustín Lara: Granada; Derek Strange / Bond: Viva! (after Vivaldi); Maori Traditional: Pokare Kare Ana; Giacomo Meyerbeer: Die Afrikanerin; Ludovic...
Performers: Banbury, James; Bocelli, Andrea; Calleja, Joseph; Carreras, José [Tenor Vocal]; Domingo, Placido; Einaudi, Ludovico [Composer/Piano]; Ferrier, Kathleen [Contralto Vocals]; Flórez, Juan ...
Conductors: Maazel, Lorin; ; de Fabritiis, Oliviero; Banbury, James; Norrington, Roger; Scholes, Peter; Rudel, Julius; Cleobury, Nicholas; Horner, James; Solti, Sir Georg; Musumarra, Romano; Giulini, Carlo Maria...
Ensemble: ; Bond (String Quartet); Czech Film Orchestra; Duel; Duel Ensemble; English Chamber Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra; Mormon T...

The greatest artists of today on this 2-on-1CD includes Andrea Bocelli, Sarah Brightman, Luciano Pavarotti,Hayley Westenra, Russell Watson, Renée Fleming, Bond, José Carreras, Bryn Terfe...continue...
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DEC B000529102
Handel
Handel

1 CD / Decca / 2004-09-14

Works: George Frederick Handel: Semele; Scipione; Orlando; MEDLEY; Giulio Cesare, HWV 17; Rinaldo; Giulio Cesare; Rodelinda; Lotario, opera, HWV 26; Agrippina; Alexander Balus
Performers: Blackadder, David; Bury, Alison; Fleming, Renee; Robson, Anthony; Turbett, Philip
Conductors: Bicket, Harry
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

"Fleming is undoubtedly America's most renowned soprano, consistantly filling the world's opera houses with her golden voice, versatile technique and stunning musicality." - The Washington...continue...
Renée Fleming is widely hailed as one of the world's leading sopranos--and for good reason. The charismatic singer has captivated audiences worldwide with a voice of stunning beauty and a radiant...continue...
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DEC B000316002
Baroque Adagios
Baroque Adagios

2 CD / Decca / 2002-02-12

Works: Johann Pachelbel: Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major; Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno"; Chamber Concerto for Lute and 2 Violins ...
Performers: Accardo, Salvatore [Violin/Conductor]; Ayo, Felix; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Black, Neil; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Brown, Iona [Conductor/Violin]; Castagnone, Riccardo; Connah...
Conductors: Munchinger, Karl; ; Malcolm, George; Marriner, Sir Neville; Dyer, Paul; Brown, Iona; Agoult, Raymond; Schiff, Andras; Norrington, Roger; Hogwood, Christopher; Leppard, Raymond; Lewis, Anthony
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music (UK); Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Australian Brandenburg Orchestra; Chamber Orchestra of Europe; English Chamber Orchestra; I Mu...

Over 2-and-a-half hours of the most peaceful & relaxing pieces of baroque music including Pachelbel's Canon, Vivaldi's Four Seasons (excerpts), Albinoni's Adagio, Handel's Largo, Bach's...continue...
The 17th-century musician and writer Thomas Mace described in 1676 how listeners were "drawn into raptures and contemplations by...musick's divine language, to quietness, joy, and peace; absolute tran...continue...
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DEC 2894704602
Handel: Operatic Arias / David Daniels, R. Norrington, et al
Handel: Operatic Arias / David Daniels, R. Norrington, et al

1 CD / Virgin Classics / 1998-12-01

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

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