Deutsche Motette: German Romantic Choral Music from Schubert to Strauss - plus Brahms. Rheinberger, Cornelius, Schumann
1 CD / Delphian Records / 2013-07-01Works: Richard Strauss: Deutsche Motette ("Die Schöpfung ist zur Ruh gegangen"), for soloists & chorus, Op. 62 (TrV 230); Robert Schumann: Doppelchörige Gesänge (4), Op.141; Franz Schubert: P...
Performers: Crawford, Nicholas [Bass Vocal]; Ewence, Poppy; Holden, Victoria [Soprano Vocal]; Kendall, William; Mapletoft, Charity [Soprano Vocal]; Massey, Helen; Mirfin, Timothy; Robson, Billie [Soprano Vocal];...
Conductors: Trendell, David; Webber, Geoffrey
Ensemble: Choir of Gonville & Caius College Cambridge; Choir of King's College London
The Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge and The Choir of King's College London are among the UK's finest collegiate and university ensembles. The...continue...
Recording information: St John's Church, Upper Norwood (07/04/2012-07/06/2012)....continue...
3 CD / Decca Import / 2011-11-03Works: Richard Wagner: Die Walküre
Performers: Berry, Noreen; Brouwenstijn, Gré; Collier, Marie; Edwards, Joan; Elkins, Margreta; Gorr, Rita; Guy, Maureen; Judith Pierce; London, George [Baritone Vocal]; Malyon, Julia; Nilsson, Birgit [Sop...
Conductors: Leinsdorf, Erich
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Import / 2009-11-17Works: Hector Berlioz: Roméo et Juliette, Op. 17; Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14
Performers: Turp, Andre; Ward, David
Conductors: Monteux, Pierre; Leibowitz, René
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Orchestra
"...Rarely has the love music seemed so sensuous in its hushed intensity, luscious yet refined. The Queen Mab Scherzo is light and Witty; and the...continue...
1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Import / 2009-11-04Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral"
Performers: Soderstrom, Elisabeth; Vickers, Jon [Tenor Vocals]; Ward, David
Conductors: Monteux, Pierre
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
As a teenager Monteux played violin in the Folies Bergeres: "...Gershwin complimented him on his marvelous rhythmic sense, and Monteux cited his Folies experience as...continue...
6 CD / Musical Concepts / 2009-08-11Works: Anonymous: Pater noster commiserans, conductus; Alleluja christus resurgens with clausula, Mors (Hallelujah for the fourth Sunday after Easter); Hoquetus; Amor potest conqueri, motet; El Mois de mai;...
Performers: Brown, Wilfred; Cantelo, April; Deller, Alfred [Counter Tenor Vocals]; Deller, Mark; Dupre, Desmond; Gabb, Harry; Leonhardt, Gustav; Leonhardt, Marie; Malcolm, George; McLoughlin, Eileen; Scheiwein, ...
Conductors: ; Deller, Alfred
Ensemble: Concentus Musicus Wien; Deller Consort; London Chamber Players
These landmark recordings of French and Italian Renaissance music led the Early Music movement into previously uncharted territory. These ground breaking recordings of Monteverdi, including...continue...
2 CD / Arts / 2006-07-01Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Idomeneo
Performers: Bertocci, Aldo; Giebel, Agnes; Jeiden, Georg; Leon, Cesare Ponce de; Shofer, Ottokar; Stadler, Irmgard; Ward, David
Conductors: Maag, Peter
Ensemble: Italian Radio Chorus Rome
First staged at the New Court Theatre in Munich on January 29, 1781, 'Idomeneo' is a major statement in Mozart's operatic output. During the 1950's...continue...
3 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2006-05-09Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni
Performers: Evans, Geraint [Baritone]; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Gencer, Leyla; Jurinac, Sena; Lewis, Richard [Tenor Vocals]; Savoie, Robert; Siepi, Cesare; Ward, David
Conductors: Solti, Georg
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
This amazing all-star performance of "the greatest opera" is taken from a live performance in London in February 1962. Some of the most legendary singers...continue...
1 CD / Decca / 2001-03-27Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
Performers: Downes, Ralph; Malcolm, George; McKellar, Kenneth; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano vocals]; Ward, David
Conductors: Boult, Adrian
Ensemble: London Symphony Chorus; London Symphony Orchestra