1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2010-11-01Works: Carl Orff: Carmina Burana (chamber version); Adolphe Adam: Cantique de Noël for voice & orchestra ("Minuit, Chrétiens," "O Holy Night"); Christmas song; Peter Cornelius: Die drei König...
Performers: Alin, Folke; Astrand, Anders; Canning, Andrew; Derwinger, Love; Forsberg, Bengt; Gustafsson, Carl-Lennart; Johansson, Per; Lidstrom, Lars-Erik; Mattei, Peter [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Nordin, Lena; Pont...
Conductors: Alin, Cecilia Rydinger; Sund, Robert; Järvi, Paavo; Graden, Gary
Ensemble: ; Allmänna Sången; Kroumata Percussion Ensemble; Uppsala Musikklasser
1 DVD Video / EuroArts / 2009-10-27Works: Franz Joseph Haydn: The Creation, H 21 no 2
Performers: Dasch, Annette; Quasthoff, Thomas; Strehl, Christoph
Conductors: Fischer, Adám
Ensemble: Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra; Vienna Chamber Choir
This memorial concert celebrating the bicentenary of Haydn's death took place at Schloss Esterhazy in Eisenstadt, the very place where this prolific composer wrote and...continue...
Run Time: 108 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Subtitles: German, English, Fre...continue...
2 CD / Warner Classics / 2009-06-02Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
Performers: Amherst, Timothy; Clayton, Allan; Coote, Alice; Crouch, Joseph; Rose, Matthew; Ross, Alastair; Stevens, Peter [Organ]; Tynan, Ailish
Conductors: Cleobury, Stephen
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music
Handel died on April 14, 1759, exactly 250 years ago in April 2009. On Palm Sunday of this year (April 5 and 11, 2009) the...continue...
1 CD / Gothic Records / 2009-06-01Works: H. Alexander Matthews: On Great Lone Hills, for men's chorus (after Sibelius); Stephen Foster: Gentle Annie; Hard times come again no more; Samuel Arnold: Amo, Amas, I Love a Lass; Eric Bogle: And th...
Performers: Hurlbut, Michael; Vogel, Mark; Weaver, James F.
With this second volume of classic songs for men's chorus, the Washington Men's Camerata continues its survey of music ancient and modern, sacred and secular,...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2009-03-31Works: Alessandro Scarlatti: Del lagrimoso lido, chamber cantata for soprano & continuo ("Euridice dall'Inferno"); Sonata for cello & continuo in C minor (doubtful); Work(s); La concettione della beata verg...
Performers: Dirst, Matthew; Gaines, Joseph; Givens, Melissa; Jones, Timothy; Pagenkopf, Gerrod
Ensemble: Ars Lyrica Houston
For its Naxos debut 'Ars Lyrica' presents premiere recordings of two of Alessandro Scarlatti's vocal works: 'Euridice dall'Inferno' and 'La concettione della Beata Vergine'. The...continue...
1 CD / Gothic Records / 2009-01-01Works: William Albright: Song to David, oratorio in 5 parts
Performers: Billmeyer, Dean; Bohn, James; Penning, Rick
1 Super Audio CD / LSO Live (London SO) / 2008-07-08Works: Michael Tippett: A Child of Our Time, oratorio
Performers: Davislim, Steve; Rose, Matthew; Thomas, Indra
Conductors: Davis, Colin
A contemporary of Benjamin Britten, Sir Michael Tippett wrote his potent oratorio 'A Child of Our Time' (1939-41) as a compelling response to Nazi oppression,...continue...
2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2008-04-08Works: Franz Joseph Haydn: The Creation, H 21 no 2
Performers: Davies, Neal [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Harvey, Peter Harvey; Padmore, Mark [Tenor Vocal]; Persson, Miah; Piau, Sandrine
Conductors: McCreesh, Paul
Ensemble: Chetham's Chamber Choir
"McCreesh has worked wonders with this popular but difficult score, and the Gabrieli Consort and Players produce a performance of considerable electricity... The orchestral and...continue...
2 Super Audio CD / LSO Live (London SO) / 2007-09-11Works: Hector Berlioz: L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25
Performers: Beuron, Yann; Cargill, Karen; Dazeley, William; Rose, Matthew; Rose, Peter de
Conductors: Davis, Colin
"[This is] a honey of a piece...and this marvelous new recording from Sir Colin reinforces that assessment at every turn...each solo voice is superb. French...continue...
1 CD / CD Baby Independants / 2007-09-01Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 182, "Himmelskönig, sei willkommen," BWV 182; Cantata no 131, "Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir" BWV 131; Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4
Performers: Baird, Julianne; Butterfield, Benjamin; Minter, Drew [Countertenor Vocal]; Weaver, James F.
Conductors: Thomas, Jeffrey
Recording information: St. Stephen's Church, Belvedere, CA (1994-03-03_1994-03-08&1994-)....continue...
1 CD / Decca Import / 2007-03-01Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Easter Oratorio, BWV 249; Magnificat
Performers: Agnew, Paul [Tenor Vocal]; Davies, Neal [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Gooding, Julia; McCord, Kimberly
Conductors: McCreesh, Paul
Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort & Players
BBC Music Magazine
Bach purists might baulk at the use of solo voices for choruses. Here, however, the matchless talents of vocalists and instrumentalists validate this...continue...
2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2006-10-10Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
Performers: Avemo, Kerstin; Davies, Neal [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Rensburg, Kobie van; Zazzo, Lawrence
Conductors: Jacobs, René
Jacobs has the advantage of the excellent choir Rutter trained at Clare College, one of the best in the country. They sing superbly, and...continue...
40 CD / Hyperion / 2005-11-08Works: Franz Schubert: Song sketch in C minor, D. 1a; Lebenstraum ("Ich sass an einer Tempelhalle"), song for voice & piano (sketch), D. 39; Hagars Klage ("Hier am Hügel"), song for voice & piano, D. 5...
Performers: Agnew, Paul [Tenor Vocal]; Ainsley, John Mark; Allen, Thomas; Ameling, Elly [Soprano Vocal]; Anderson, Lorna; Argenta, Nancy; Augér, Arleen [Soprano]; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal];...
Conductors: Layton, Stephen;
Ensemble: Holst Singers; New Company
'For Schubertians who failed to acquire many of the individual releases, this new box, weighing in at around £3 per disc, is an indispensable bargain'...continue...
2 CD / Decca / 1997-10-14Works: Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah, Op. 70
Performers: Ainsley, John Mark; Bardon, Patricia; Bowen, John; Crabtree, Libby; Davies, Neal [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Doughty, Stephen; Fleming, Renee; Fulgoni, Sarah; Moses, Geoffrey; Munro, Matthew; Terfel, Bryn...
Conductors: Daniel, Paul
Ensemble: Edinburgh Festival Chorus
"Paul Daniel and Bryn Terfel ensure that this is one of the most dramatic performances of the oratorio on disc, operatic in the best sense...continue...
1 CD / Chandos Records / 1996-05-21Works: Frank Martin: Les quatre éléments (The Four Elements), symphonic etudes for orchestra; In Terra Pax, oratorio for soloists, choruses & orchestra
Performers: Hill, Martyn [Tenor Vocals]; Howarth, Judith; Roberts, Stephen; Williams, Roderick [Bass-Baritone Vocal]
Conductors: Bamert, Matthias
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
"The performers on this disc give a totally committed account which matches the high standards set in previous installments of Bamert's Martin series." ***** -Classical...continue...
1 CD / Musica Sveciae / 1995-01-01Works: Johan Helmich Roman: Drottningholmsmusique, wedding music (24) for orchestra, BeRI 2; Concerto, for violin & orchestra in F minor, BeRI 52; Svenska Mässan (Swedish Mass), for voice, chorus & orc...
Performers: Beznosiuk, Lisa; Hogman, Christina; Jaap Schroder [Violin/Conductor]; Lindskog, Par; Martinpelto, Hillevi; Mattei, Peter [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Robson, Anthony; Rydén, Susanne; Samuelson, Mika...
Conductors: ; Halstead, Anthony; Ohrwall, Anders; Ericson, Eric
Ensemble: ; Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble; Trio Sonnerie
1 CD / Musica Sveciae / 1993-01-01Works: Johan Helmich Roman: Sinfonia in F major, BeRI 17; Svenska Mässan (Swedish Mass), for voice, chorus & orchestra; Sonata for harpsichord No 9 in D minor; Assaggio, for violin in G minor, BeRI 320...
Performers: Ahnsjo, Claes-Håkan; Bersgtrom, Mats; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Dahlberg, Stefan; Ericson, Bengt; Jaap Schroder [Violin/Conductor]; Korberg, Tommy; Martinpelto, Hillevi; Mattei, Peter [B...
Conductors: ; Schuback, Thomas; Halstead, Anthony
Ensemble: ; Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
2 CD / Chandos Records / 1993-01-01Works: Edward Elgar: Caractacus, Op 35; Severn Suite, for orchestra, Op. 87a
Performers: Davies, Arthur [Tenor Vocal]; Howarth, Judith; Miles, Alastair [Bass Vocals]; Roberts, Stephen; Wilson-Johnson, David
Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: London Symphony Chorus; London Symphony Orchestra
2 CD / Chandos Records / 1991-01-01Works: Edward Elgar: The Kingdom, oratorio for soloists, chorus & orchestra, Op. 51; Sospiri; Sursum Corda, elévation for brass, organ, strings & 2 timpani in B flat major, Op. 11
Performers: Davies, Arthur [Tenor Vocal]; Elms, Roderick; Marshall, Margaret; Palmer, Felicity; Wilson-Johnson, David
Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra