The John Eliot Gardiner Collection - Works by Monteverdi, Bach, Handel, Gluck, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Berlioz et al. [30 CDs]
30 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2013-04-30Works: Claudio Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine; Henry Purcell: Fairy Queen, Z 629; Johann Sebastian Bach: Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244; George Frederick Handel: Jephtha; Recorded Sound: Applause; C...
Performers: Alcantara, Lynette; Backes, Constanze; Biebrach, Christfried; Bilson, Malcolm; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano vocals]; Bruce-Payne, Sally; Canonici, Luca; Dazeley, William; Forsberg, Bengt; Fredriksson, Ka...
Conductors: Gardiner, John Eliot
Ensemble: ; English Baroque Soloists; His Majesties Sagbutts and Cornetts; NDR Sinfonieorchester; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Wiener Tschuschenkapelle
One of the great advocates of period-instrument performance - but not, he insists a period - instrument specialist (the vial thing is to combine a...continue...
2 CD / Preiser / 2002-01-01Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonore, opera (early version of Fidelio), Hess 109
Performers: Baumann, Paula; Hann, Georg; Holm, Richard; Patzak, Julius; Wieter, Georg; Wissmann, Lore
Conductors: Altmann, Hans
Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 1999-09-14Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonore, opera (early version of Fidelio), Hess 109
Performers: Braun, Hans; Rohr, Otto van; Schreyer, Gerda; Vocals], Paul Schoffler [Baritone; Zadek, Hilde
Conductors: Leitner, Ferdinand
Ensemble: Vienna Symphony Orchestra
2 CD / MD&G / 1999-01-19Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonore, opera (early version of Fidelio), Hess 109
Performers: Baker, Mark; Brunnert, Christian; Coburn, Pamela; LaFont, Jean-Philippe
Conductors: Soustrot, Marc
Ensemble: Cologne West German Radio Chorus
Beethoven had begun composing his only opera in 1804, and it was performed for the first time in the early summer of 1814 in the...continue...