3 CD / Sony / RCA / 2013-02-25Works: Eric Coates: By the Sleepy Lagoon; Johann Strauss II: An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful, Blue Danube), waltz for orchestra (with chorus ad li; Sergey Rachmaninov: Concerto for Piano...
Performers: Alexander, Roberta [Soprano Vocal]; Baillie, Alexander; Björling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Boriskin, Michael; Botha, Johan; Chen, Evelyn; Dawson, Lynne [Soprano Vocals]; Farrall, Joy; Garcia, Jose-L...
Conductors: Handley, Vernon; Ormandy, Eugene; Slatkin, Leonard; Pritchard, John; Cleobury, Nicholas; Daniel, Paul; McGegan, Nicholas; Szell, George; Previn, Andre; Foster, Lawrence; Maazel, Lorin; Davis, Carl; S...
Ensemble: ; Taverner Players
7 CD / Decca / 2011-04-19Works: George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & orchestra (orchestrated by F. Grofé); Lullaby, for string quartet; An American in Paris; Cuban Overture; Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra no 2 "R...
Performers: Austin, Patti; Austin, Patty; Boatwright, McHenry; Brown, William; Buck, John; Clemmons, Frarncois; Conrad, Barbara [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Deane, Christopher; Floyd, Alpha; Hagan, Samuel; Hendricks, ...
Conductors: Chailly, Riccardo; Fiedler, Arthur; Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Herrmann, Bernard; Dorati, Antal; Mauceri, John; Maazel, Lorin
Ensemble: ; London Festival Ensemble
An unparalleled collection of many of Gershwin's most popular pieces from Rhapsody in Blue and An American in Paris to a collection of songs and...continue...
2 CD / Sony Classical / 2009-03-05Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Gurrelieder
Performers: Cheek, John; Garrison, Jon [Tenor Vocal]; Hotter, Hans [Baritone Vocals]; Lakes, Gary; Marton, Eva; Quivar, Florence [Mezzo-soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Mehta, Zubin
Ensemble: New York Choral Artists
2 CD / New World / 2008-11-11Works: Anthony Davis: Amistad, opera in 2 acts
Performers: Anders, Kenne; Baker, Mark; Blackwell, Patrick; Blevins, Timothy; Brewer, David; Burns, Gerald; Cadet, E. Mani; Campbell, LeVon; Cresswell, Brad; Daniecki, John; Doss, Mark S.; Drake, Tony; Funk, And...
Conductors: Davies, Dennis R.
Ensemble: Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra
Anthony Davis (b. 1951) has always straddled the worlds of classical music and jazz and his music has consistently sought to integrate the two in...continue...
2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Import / 2008-06-09Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem Mass
Performers: Cole, Vinson; Estes, Simon [Bass Baritone Vocals]; Quivar, Florence [Mezzo-soprano Vocals]; Sweet, Sharon
Conductors: Giulini, Carlo Maria
3 CD / Decca / 2007-10-09Works: George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess
Performers: Boatwright, McHenry; Brown, William; Buck, John; Clemmons, Frarncois; Conrad, Barbara [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Deane, Christopher; Floyd, Alpha; Hagan, Samuel; Hendricks, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Jones...
Conductors: Maazel, Lorin
Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
"If you like American music and-or if you like 20th century opera, you've got to hear this 1976 recording of Gershwin's Porgy and Bess with...continue...
2 CD / RCA Records / 2007-07-11Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem Mass
Performers: Colombara, Carlo; O'Neill, Dennis [Tenor Vocal]; Quivar, Florence [Mezzo-soprano Vocals]; Vaness, Carol
Conductors: Davis, Colin
2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2006-04-11Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Un ballo in maschera
Performers: Barstow, Josephine; Chaignaud, Jean-Luc; Domingo, Placido [Tenor Vocals]; Jo, Sumi; Nucci, Leo; Quivar, Florence [Mezzo-soprano Vocals]; Rydl, Kurt [Bass Vocals]; Simic, Goran; Tomaschek, Adolf; Witt...
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
'Un ballo in maschera' is Verdi's masterpiece based on the true story of assassination and intrigue at a masked ball. "With this Ballo Karajan has...continue...
1 CD / Telarc / 2002-09-24Works: Manuel de Falla: Canciones populares españolas (7); Homenajes, suite for orchestra; Dance no 1 (from La vida breve)
Performers: Quivar, Florence [Mezzo-soprano Vocals]
Conductors: López-Cobos, Jesús
Ensemble: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; May Festival Chorus
2 CD / Telarc / 1995-09-26Works: Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah, Op. 70
Performers: Bonney, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Clement, Richard; Hadley, Jerry; Hampson, Thomas [Baritone Vocal]; Paul, Thomas; Quivar, Florence [Mezzo-soprano Vocals]; Schellenberg, Henriette; Simpson, Marietta
Conductors: Shaw, Robert
"...Shaw's 'Elijah' is as good a performance as I've ever heard, and far and away the best-sounding." -Fanfare...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: Roger Sessions: When Lilacs Last in the Door-Yard Bloom'd, cantata for soloists, chorus & orchestra
Performers: Cossa, Dominic; Hinds, Esther; Quivar, Florence [Mezzo-soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Steinberg, Michael; Ozawa, Seiji
Ensemble: Tanglewood Festival Chorus