1 CD / Carus / 2008-01-01Works: Johann Ludwig Bach: Mache dich auf, werde Licht; Ja, mir hast du Arbeit genacht; Er machete uns lebendig; Die mit Tränen säen
Performers: Jochens, Wilfried; Nichols, Mary; Schlick, Barbara; Varcoe, Stephen
Conductors: Max, Hermann
Ensemble: Das Kleine Konzert; Jugendkantorei Dormagen
Johann Ludwig Bach - one of the most accomplished of J.S. Bach's cousins - was appointed in 1699 as a musician at the Court of...continue...
1 CD / Collegium / 2007-10-09Works: Henry Walford Davies: The holly and the ivy; Traditional: Blessed be that Maid Mary; Somerset Wassail; Shepherds in the field abiding; The infant king; What is this lovely fragrance?; Gabriel's messa...
Performers: Ashton, Caroline; Holton, Ruth; Kerslake, Karen; Orton, Stephen; Varcoe, Stephen
Conductors: Rutter, John
Ensemble: Cambridge Singers; City of London Sinfonia
"The program also provides a very healthy dose of original pieces, from Victoria's O magnum mysterium, Handel's For unto us a child is born, Kenneth...continue...
2 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2007-07-17Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Saint John Passion, BWV 245
Performers: Agnew, Paul; Ainsley, John Mark; Bott, Catherine; Chance, Michael; Richardson, Stephen; Varcoe, Stephen
Conductors: Cleobury, Stephen
Ensemble: Brandenburg Consort; King's College Choir, Cambridge
The 'other' Passion by Bach, the Johannes, deserves as much attention as the St.Matthew's Passion is receiving. This recording proves once again its superb musical...continue...
2 CD / K&K / 2006-04-02Works: George Frederick Handel: Saul, HWV 53
Performers: Argenta, Nancy; Balbach, Steffen; Berner, Michael; Chance, Michael; LeBrocq, Marc; Reviol, Laurie; Varcoe, Stephen
Conductors: Budday, Jürgen
Ensemble: Hannover Hofkapelle; Maulbronn Chamber Choir
This recording is part of a cycle of old testament oratorios by G.F. Handel and is one of the many concerts performed at Maulbronn monastery...continue...
1 CD / NMC Recordings / 2003-11-01Works: Nigel Osborne: I Am Goya; Concerto for Flute; Remembering Esenin; The Sickle
Performers: Dobing, Duke; Hill, Peter; Kitt, Florian; Manning, Jane; Varcoe, Stephen
Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: City of London Sinfonia
"Nigel Osborne's academic career and his work in musical reconstruction in the Balkans have kept him from composing as much as he used to, but...continue...
1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2000-08-01Works: Jean-Philippe Rameau: In convertendo, grand motet for soloists, chorus, 2 flutes, 2 horns, violin, viola & continuo; Quam dilecta, grand motet for soloists, chorus, 2 flutes, 2 violins, viola & conti...
Performers: de Mey, Guy; Gari, Suzanne; Jansen, Jan-Willem [Hpsch]; Kooy, Peter; Ledroit, Henri; Monbaliu, Lieve; Varcoe, Stephen
Conductors: Herreweghe, Philippe
Ensemble: La Chapelle Royale
1 CD / Hyperion / 2000-04-01Works: Charles Villiers Stanford: La Belle Dame sans merci; Songs (8), Op. 1 "Spanish Gypsy"; Songs (6), Op. 4; Songs (6), Op. 7; Songs (50) of Old Ireland; Songs of Erin, Op. 76; The Tomb; Partsongs (4), O...
Performers: Benson, Clifford; Varcoe, Stephen
Irish folksong informed much of Stanford's melodic parlance, but more than that, it engendered a predisposition towards simplicity, a love of diatonicism and a desire...continue...