1 CD / United States Of Distribution / 2009-09-29Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (as used in the film "Testimony") (as used in the film "Testimony"); Concerto for Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 102; Symphony no 11 in G minor, Op. 103 "Year...
Performers: Horigome, Yuzuko; Shelley, Howard; Shirley-Quirk, John
Conductors: Barshai, Rudolf
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
"Testimony is one of those comparatively rare events nowadays - a real piece of cinema. Palmer's prowess as an editor, his knack of juxtaposing image...continue...
2 CD / Decca Imports / 2006-06-13Works: Carl Orff: Carmina burana; George Frederick Handel: Coronation Anthem; Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Gregorio Allegri: Miserere; Felix Mendelssohn: Hear my prayer; Elijah, Op. 70; César Franck: Pan...
Performers: Brown, Wilfred; Burrowes, Norma; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Goodman, Roy [Conductor]; Harper, Heather; Hussain, Alastair; Kollo, René [Tenor Vocal]; Krause, Tom; Minton, Yvonne [Soprano ...
Conductors: Dutoit, Charles; Willcocks, David; Daniel, Paul; Cleobury, Stephen; Gandolfi, Romano; Ottley, Jerold D.; Britten, Benjamin; Solti, Sir Georg; Preston, Simon; Marriner, Sir Neville; Guest, George; Hai...
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus; Cambridge University Music Society; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Chr...
This 2-CD set Includes more than 21/2 hours of the greatest 'hits' of the chorus. Performances are by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Kings College Choir...continue...
1 CD / Decca / 2006-06-13Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 8 in E flat major
Performers: Harper, Heather; Kollo, Rene [Tenor Vocal]; Popp, Lucia [Soprano Vocals]; Shirley-Quirk, John; Talvela, Martti
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
Ensemble: Vienna State Opera Chorus
"Now at last Mahler's 'Symphony of a Thousand' can be heard on record at something approaching its full, expansive stature. Here is a version from...continue...
2 CD / EMI Classics / 2004-06-01Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral"; Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93; Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral"
Performers: Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]; Shirley-Quirk, John; Tear, Robert
Conductors: Giulini, Carlo Maria
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra; New Philharmonia Orchestra
1 CD / Sony Classical / 1994-10-04Works: Witold Lutoslawski: Symphony no 4; Les espaces du sommeil, for baritone & orchestra; Symphony no 3
Performers: Shirley-Quirk, John
Conductors: Salonen, Esa-Pekka
Ensemble: Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
10 CD / Decca Imports / 1992-02-11Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan"; Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection"; Symphony no 3 in D minor; Symphony no 4 in G major; Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor; Symphony no 6 in A minor ...
Performers: Auger, Arleen [Soprano]; Buchanan, Isobel; Harper, Heather; Kollo, Rene [Tenor Vocal]; Popp, Lucia [Soprano Vocals]; Shirley-Quirk, John; Talvela, Martti; Te Kanawa, Kiri, Dame [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Glen Ellyn Children's Choir
1 CD / RCA Records / 1990-08-21Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: Symphony no 1 "A sea symphony"
Performers: Harper, Heather; Shirley-Quirk, John
Conductors: Previn, Andre
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
"Previn does not always relax, even where, as in the slow movement, he takes a rather measured tempo. The finale similarly is built up over...continue...