2 CD / Bella Voce / 2013-05-03Works: Léo Delibes: Lakmé; Vincenzo Bellini: La sonnambula, opera
Performers: Allen, Betty; Bacquier, Gabriel; Cioni, Renato; Flagello, Ezio [Bass Vocals]; Makas, Maxine; Maraslian, Alicia; Moral, Luciano del; Opthof, Cornelis; Pierce, Jacqueline; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Sopra...
Conductors: Bonynge, Richard; Rescigno, Nicola
2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2012-07-10Works: Leonard Bernstein: Alleluia
Performers: Albert, Adreinne [Vocals]; Allen, Betty; Altman, Karen; Brauns, Sigurd; Cossa, Dominic; DeVoll, Raymond; Elliott, William; Lehmann, Tobias; Magruder, Charles; Magruder, June; Manno, John; Modersohn, ...
Conductors: Nagano, Kent
Ensemble: Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Woodstock, Nixon and the Vietnam War were undoubtedly underlying influences on the increasingly oppressive dramaturgy of this incredible 'Theatre Piece' composed in memory of J....continue...
Recording information: Philharmonie, Berlin (11/2003).
Leonard Bernstein's Mass: A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players and Dancers was given a mixed reception upon its premiere as the inaugural ...continue...
2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Import / 2009-12-16Works: Scott Joplin: Treemonisha, opera in 3 acts
Performers: Allen, Betty; Balthrop, Carmen; Bazemore, Raymond; Duckens, Dorceal; Harney, Ben; Hicks, Kenneth; Johnson, Cora; Pierson, Edward; Ransom, Dwight; Rayam, Curtis; White, Willard [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Schuller, Gunther
Ensemble: Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
1 DVD Video / Arthaus / 2009-07-28Works: Various: Work(s)
Performers: Allen, Betty; Anderson, Marian; Bumbry, Grace; Estes, Simon; Friedrich, Gotz; Grist, Reri; Hendricks, Barbara; McFerrin, Bobby; Price, Leontyne; Robeson, Paul; Said, Edward; Verrett, Shirley
This film tells the story of classic black singing against the background of black emancipation in politics and society. The story stretches from the first...continue...
Run Time: 85 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo,
Subtitles: German, French, Spanish, Italian
2 CD / Sony Classical / 1999-02-16Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244; Leonard Bernstein: Leonard Bernstein discusses material & structure in Bach's St. Matthew Passion (Lecture)
Performers: Addison, Adele; Allen, Betty; Bell, Donald; Bell, Donaldson; Bernstein, Leonard; Brenner, Engelbert; Bressler, Charles; Corigliano, John, Sr. [Violin]; Goltzer, Albert; Gomberg, Harold; Hambro, Leoni...
Conductors: Bernstein, Leonard
Ensemble: Collegiate Chorale; New York Philharmonic; Transfiguration Boys Choir
This abridged version of Bach's St. Matthew Passion originated with some New York Philharmonic subscription concerts at Carnegie Hall in the spring of 1962. Although...continue...
This disc includes a recording of Leonard Bernstein discussing the musical and dramatic structure of the St. Matthew Passion.
The 'Saint Matthew Passion' represents the culmination of Bach's ac...continue...
1 CD / Testament / 1997-11-10Works: Franz Schubert: Mass in E flat major, D 950; Johann Sebastian Bach: Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227
Performers: Allen, Betty; Greindl, Josef; Lorengar, Pilar [Lyric soprano]; Schmidt, Manfred; Wunderlich, Fritz [Tenor Vocals]
Conductors: Leinsdorf, Erich
Ensemble: St. Hedwig's Cathedral Choir