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Hemsley, Thomas

Handel Edition - 12 complete oratorios, cantatas, odes, anthems, arias, duets, complete chamber music, keyboard works, organ concertos, oboe concertos & Concerti Grossi, Water Music and Fireworks Music [65 CDs]
Handel Edition - 12 complete oratorios, cantatas, odes, anthems, arias, duets, complete chamber music, keyboard works, organ concertos, oboe concertos & Concerti Grossi, Water Music and Fireworks Music [65 CDs]

65 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2015-09-25

Works: George Frederick Handel: The Water Music; Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348; Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349; Handel - Bourée; Sinfonia in B flat major, HWV 339; Sinfonia i...
Performers: Ainsley, John Mark; Astronio, Claudio; Auger, Arleen [Soprano]; Balzereit, Charlotte; Bertagnolli, Gemma [Soprano Vocal]; Borgstede, Michael; Bosgraaf, Erik; Buchner, Eberhard; Bury, Alison; Camden, ...
Conductors: ; Koch, Helmut; Pommer, Max; Matt, Nicol; Ward, Nicholas; Vitale, Marco; Astronio, Claudio; Wentz, Jed; Deller, Alfred; Willcocks, David; Knothe, Dietrich; Kluttig, Christian; Cleobury, Stephen; Cree...
Ensemble: ; Brandenburg Consort; Concerto Köln ; Contrasto Armonico; Harmonices Mundi; King's College Choir; L'Ecole d'Orphée ; Musica ad Rhenum; Musica Perduta

An exact contemporary of Bach, George Frideric Handel was one of the most important composers of the Baroque era, carving out a career for himself...continue...
Recording information: Abbazia di Santa Maria delle Carceri d'Este, Padua, Ita (01/21/2008-01/25/2008); All Saints Church, East Finchley, UK (01/21/2008-01/25/2008); Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe,...continue...
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Sir Colin Davis: The Philips Years [15 CDs]
Sir Colin Davis: The Philips Years [15 CDs]

15 CD / Decca / 2013-06-18

Works: Béla Bartók: Concerto for Piano no 1, Sz 83; Concerto for Piano no 2, Sz 95; Concerto for Piano no 3, Sz 119; Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67; Concerto for Piano ...
Performers: Arrau, Claudio [Piano]; Constable, John [Keyboards]; Davies, Ryland; Gomez, Jill; Haebler, Ingrid; Hemsley, Thomas; Howell, Gwynne; Kovacevich, Stephen [Piano]; Kynaston, Nicholas; Minton, Yvonne [So...
Conductors: Davis, Colin

Originally planned as an 85th birthday tribute, this set documents over three decades of exceptional artistry by Sir Colin Davis, one of the musical pillars...continue...
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Joan Sutherland Collector's Album: Rare Broadcasts
Joan Sutherland Collector's Album: Rare Broadcasts

1 CD / Musical Concepts / 2012-08-14

Works: George Frederick Handel: Alcina; Franz Joseph Haydn: Se ti perdo; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a); Gaetano Donizetti: Emilia di Liverpool; Gioachino Rossini: Sins of Old Age...
Performers: Bonynge, Richard; Bonynge, Richard [Conductor]; Brain, Dennis [French Horn]; Cantelo, April; Hemsley, Thomas; Lush, Ernest; Procter, Norma; Sutherland, Joan, Dame; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano voc...
Conductors: Leitner, Ferdinand; Mackerras, Charles; Erede, Alberto; Pritchard, John
Ensemble: ; Cappella Coloniensis

For the first time on CD, a collection of very rare radio broadcasts from 'La Stupenda' Joan Sutherland, one of the greatest voices of the...continue...
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Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream / Britten, London SO
Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream / Britten, London SO

2 CD / Decca Import / 2011-10-11

Works: Benjamin Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 64
Performers: Brannigan, Owen; Deller, Alfred [Countertenor Vocal]; Harper, Heather; Harwood, Elizabeth [Soprano Vocals]; Hemsley, Thomas; Kelly, David C. [Opera]; Lumsden, Norman; MacDonald, Kenneth; Pears, Peter...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra

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This recording remains as fresh and inspired as the day it was made. Britten's taut, disciplined yet magical reading is unsurpassed.
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Handel: Alcina / Leitner, Sutherland, Wunderlich, Cappella Coloniensis
Handel: Alcina / Leitner, Sutherland, Wunderlich, Cappella Coloniensis

2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2009-01-27

Works: George Frederick Handel: Alcina
Performers: Dijck, Jeannette Van; Hemsley, Thomas; Monti, Nicola; Procter, Norma; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano vocals]; Wunderlich, Fritz [Tenor Vocals]
Conductors: Leitner, Ferdinand
Ensemble: Cappella Coloniensis

This recording is the first official release in any format of this once-in-a-lifetime concert performance featuring Dame Joan Sutherland and Fritz Wunderlich. In 1959 performances...continue...
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DGG B001250302
Prima Voce - Purcell: Dido and Aeneas Z 626;  Wagner / Jones, Flagstad, Schwarzkopf, et al
Prima Voce - Purcell: Dido and Aeneas Z 626; Wagner / Jones, Flagstad, Schwarzkopf, et al

1 CD / Nimbus Records / 2008-11-01

Works: Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Z 626; Richard Wagner: Götterdämmerung
Performers: Clark, Raymond; Flagstad, Kirsten [Soprano Vocals]; Hemsley, Thomas; Lloyd, David; Mandikian, Arda; Pollak, Anna; Rex, Sheila; Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth [Soprano vocals]
Conductors: Jones, Geraint; Furtwängler, Wilhelm
Ensemble: ; Mermaid Singers

'Dido & Aeneas' is an opera by English Baroque composer Henry Purcell, from a libretto by Nahum Tate. It is based on a story from...continue...
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NIM 7956
Gluck: Alceste / Jones, Atkins, Young, Lowe, Clark, Thayer, Flagstad, Hemsley, et al
Gluck: Alceste / Jones, Atkins, Young, Lowe, Clark, Thayer, Flagstad, Hemsley, et al

3 CD / Profil Edition Gunter Hanssler / 2008-08-26

Works: Christoph Willibald Gluck: Alceste
Performers: Atkins, James; Clark, Joan; Flagstad, Kirsten [Soprano Vocals]; Hemsley, Thomas; Jobin, Raoul; Lowe, Marion; Thayer, Rosemary; Young, Alexander [Tenor Vocal]
Conductors: Jones, Geraint
Ensemble: Geraint Jones Singers
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PRF 08035
Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

4 CD / Orfeo / 2008-07-25

Works: Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Performers: Adam, Theo; Esser, Hermin; Feiersinger, Sebastian; Feldhoff, Heinz; Franzen, Hans; Hemsley, Thomas; Johns, William; Jones, Gwyneth, Dame [Soprano Vocal]; Klaus, Erich; Kmentt, Waldemar; Linke, Fritz;...
Conductors: Böhm, Karl
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ORF 753084
The British Music Collection - Holst: Savitri, Hymns, etc
The British Music Collection - Holst: Savitri, Hymns, etc

2 CD / Decca Import / 2008-01-09

Works: Gustav Holst: Choral Hymns (4 groups) from the Rig Veda, for chorus & orchestra, Op. 26, H. 97-100; Sávitri, chamber opera, Op. 25, H. 96; Partsongs (7) for soprano, female chorus & strings, O...
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bogorad, Julia; Ellis, Osian [Harp]; Greenbank, Kathryn; Hemsley, Thomas; Longfield, Susan; Tear, Robert
Conductors: Holst, Imogen; Hogwood, Christopher; Boult, Adrian; Howarth, Elgar
Ensemble: BBC Chorus; English Chamber Orchestra; Grimethorpe Colliery Band; Purcell Singers; St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
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DECI LON470191
Gemini - Bach: Cantatas / Gonnenwein, et al
Gemini - Bach: Cantatas / Gonnenwein, et al

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2006-02-21

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147; Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227; Cantata no 140, "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme," BWV 140 (BC A166); Cantata no 80, "Ei...
Performers: Altmeyer, Theo; Ameling, Elly [Soprano Vocals]; Brown, Wilfred; Clift, Dennis; Hemsley, Thomas; Selwyn, Edward; Sotin, Hans; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano vocals]
Conductors: Jones, Geraint; Gönnenwein, Wolfgang; Gönnenwein, Wolfgang
Ensemble: Consortium Musicum; Geraint Jones Orchestra; South German Instrumentalists

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These performances show their age in their thick choral tone and sluggish tempos. But the strong line-up of soloists still register positively.
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Britten Conducts Britten Operas Vol 2
Britten Conducts Britten Operas Vol 2

10 CD / Decca / 2005-03-15

Works: Benjamin Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 64; Phaedra, Op. 93; The Rape of Lucretia; Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54; Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88; Gloriana, opera, Op. 53
Performers: Adams, Stephen James; Ainsley, John Mark; Alder, Eric; Bainbridge, Elisabeth; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Barstow, Josephine; Bates, Angela Vernon; Bauer, Michael; Bowen, Kenneth; Bowma...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin; Bedford, Steuart; Mackerras, Charles
Ensemble: ; Welsh National Opera Chorus

These recordings of the remaining five Britten operas in the Decca catalog are conducted by mixture of the composer and two colleagues, Steuart Bedford and...continue...
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Wagner: Die Meistersinger / Rafael Kubelik
Wagner: Die Meistersinger / Rafael Kubelik

4 CD / Arts / 2003-12-01

Works: Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Performers: Baillie, Peter; Crass, Franz; Diakov, Anton; Engen, Keith; Fassbaender, Brigitte [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Grumbach, Raimund; Hemsley, Thomas; Janowitz, Gundula [Soprano vocals]; Kogel, Richard; Kohn, K...
Conductors: Kubelik, Rafael
Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Chorus
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Handel: Alcina / Leitner, Sutherland, Ruggiero, et al
Handel: Alcina / Leitner, Sutherland, Ruggiero, et al

2 CD / Melodram / 1998-10-27

Works: George Frederick Handel: Alcina
Performers: Dijck, Jeannette Van; Hemsley, Thomas; Monti, Nicola; Procter, Norma; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano vocals]; Wunderlich, Fritz [Tenor Vocals]
Conductors: Leitner, Ferdinand
Ensemble: Cappella Coloniensis
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