2 CD / London Philharmonic Orchestra / 2013-09-24Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: Symphony no 5 in D major; Symphony no 7 for soprano, small female chorus & orchestra with narrator ad lib ("Sinfonia Antarti
Performers: Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Haitink, Bernard
Ensemble: ; London Philharmonic Choir
Both of these concert recordings pre-date Haitink's studio recordings for EMI. The live environment adds a musical insight and spontaneity which is lacking in the...continue...
Recording information: Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, London (11/27/1984/12/15/1994)....continue...
37 CD / Warner Classics / 2008-11-24Works: Benjamin Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20; Peter Grimes; Passacaglia, for orchestra, Op. 33b (from "Peter Grimes"); The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Canadian Carnival, for orchestra, Op...
Performers: Adey, John; Allen, Benjamin; Allen, Thomas; Alley, John [Piano]; Allison, Richard; Andrew Davis [Conductor/Organ]; Andsnes, Leif Ove [Piano/Conductor]; Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]; Bailey, Norm...
Conductors: Pesek, Libor; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Paavo, Järvi; Berglund, Paavo; Brown, Iona; Yuasa, Takuo; Hickox, Richard; Marriner, Sir Neville; Harding, Daniel; Gibson, Alexander, Sir; Bedford, Steuart; Knu...
Ensemble: ; Endymion Ensemble
30 CD / Warner Classics / 2008-07-08Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: Symphony no 1 "A sea symphony"; A London Symphony (Symphony no 2) (Original 1913 version); Symphony no 8 in D minor; Symphony no 3 for soprano or tenor & orchestra ("Pastoral"...
Performers: Adler, Larry; Allen, Thomas; Angas, Richard; Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]; Aronowitz, Cecil; Asch, David van; Bainbridge, Elisabeth; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Balmain, Ian; Barlo...
Conductors: Handley, Vernon; Boult, Adrian; Silvestri, Constantin; Banks, Eric; Groves, Charles; Sargent, Malcolm; Barbirolli, John; Hickox, Richard; O'Brien, Brendan; Davies, Meredith; Willcocks, David; Rose, B...
Ensemble: ; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; King's College Choir, Cambridge; London Madrigal Singers; London Music Group; London Philharmonic Orch...
2 CD / Cala Records / 2008-07-01Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"; George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
Performers: Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]; Bean, Hugh; Bowen, Kenneth; Cameron, John
Conductors: Stokowski, Leopold
Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
2 CD / Musical Concepts / 2007-10-09Works: George Frederick Handel: Semele
Performers: Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]; Deller, Mark; Fleet, Edgar; Lester, Harold; Palmer, Felicity; Taylor, Neilson; Tear, Robert; Vocals], Justino Diaz [Bass Baritone
Conductors: Somary, Johannes
1 CD / Lyrita / 2007-05-01Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Sons of Light; Gustav Holst: The Mystic Trumpeter, Op. 18; Hubert Parry: Ode on the Nativity, for soprano, chorus & orchestra
Performers: Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]; Cahill, Teresa
Conductors: Willcocks, David; Atherton, David
Ensemble: ; London Symphony Orchestra
Legendary performances on CD for the first time! The Sons of Light was commissioned for the Schools Music Association. The composer's wife wrote the text,...continue...
1 CD / Musicaphon / 1996-01-01Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 213, Herkules auf dem Scheidewege ("Lasst uns sorgen, Lasst uns wachen"), BWV 213; Concerto for Harpsichord in G minor, BWV 1058
Performers: Altmeyer, Theo; Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]; Malcolm, George; Stampfli, Jakob [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Rilling, Helmuth; Winschermann, Helmut
Ensemble: German Bach Soloists; Stuttgart Bach Collegium
2 CD / Vanguard /Works: George Frederick Handel: Semele
Performers: Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]; Fleet, Edgar; Lester, Harold; Taylor, Neilson; Tear, Robert; Vocals], Justino Diaz [Bass Baritone
Conductors: Somary, Johannes
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Semele (1744) is a story of love, ambition and betrayal, illustrated by some of Handel's most memorable music. A stellar cast of oratorio specialists, acclaimed...continue...