16 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-09-25Works: Arthur Sullivan: HMS Pinafore; Trial by Jury; Pirates of Penzance; Sorcerer; Cox and Box; Princess Ida; Overture (In Memoriam), for orchestra in C major; Patience (Bunthorne's Bride), operetta; Symph...
Performers: Baker, George [Baritone Vocal]; Blackburn, Harold; Brannigan, Owen; Harper, Heather; Harwood, Elizabeth [Soprano Vocals]; Lewis, Richard [Tenor Vocals]; Lloyd Webber, Julian; Morison, Elsie; Rouleau,...
Conductors: Sargent, Sir Malcolm; Sargent, Malcolm; Dunn, Vivian, Sir; Groves, Charles; Mackerras, Charles
Ensemble: ; Pro Arte Orchestra
No other librettist or composer of the nineteenth century had their names so inseparably entwined: W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan were a unique Victorian-era phenomenon,...continue...
Recording information: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (04/1958)....continue...
1 CD / Decca Import / 2010-04-05Works: Benjamin Britten: Curlew River, Op. 71
Performers: Blackburn, Harold; Drake, Bryan; Pears, Peter, Sir; Shirley-Quirk, John
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: English Chamber Group
2 CD / Chandos Records / 2000-06-27Works: Jules Massenet: Werther
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Blackburn, Harold; Brecknock, John; Jenkins, Terry; Tomlinson, John; Waugh, Nigel; Wheatley, Patrick
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles
Ensemble: English National Opera Chorus
"...It is a tribute to the artistry of Janet Baker and John Brecknockthat the English National Opera's production of 'Werther' conveys so much of the...continue...