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Guilty Pleasures - Renée Fleming sings Berlioz, Duparc, Refice, de Falla, Tchaikovsky, Wagner, Corigliano
Guilty Pleasures - Renée Fleming sings Berlioz, Duparc, Refice, de Falla, Tchaikovsky, Wagner, Corigliano

1 CD / Decca / 2013-09-17

Works: Hector Berlioz: Les Nuits d'été; Henri Duparc: Phidylé; Licinio Refice: Ombra di nube, for voice & piano (or orchestra); Manuel de Falla: Siete canciones populares españolas; Pyot...
Performers: Fleming, Renée; Graham, Susan; Simpson, Janet
Conductors: Lang-Lessing, Sebastian
Ensemble: ; Philharmonia Orchestra


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Les nuits d’été, Op. 7: no 1, Villanelle by Hector Berlioz

Performer: Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor: Sebastian L

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Recording information: All Hallows Church, Gospel Oak, London (08/05/2012-08/09/2012)....continue...
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Britten: The Complete Works [66 CDs]
Britten: The Complete Works [66 CDs]

66 CD / Decca / 2013-08-13

Works: Benjamin Britten: Paul Bunyan, operetta, Op. 17; Peter Grimes; The Rape of Lucretia; Albert Herring, Op. 39; Billy Budd, Op. 50; Gloriana, opera, Op. 53; Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54; A M...
Performers: Alley, John [Piano]; Apekisheva, Katya; Ashton, Graham; Atherton, Elizabeth; Auchincloss, Daniel; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Ballard, Jeremy; Barantschik, Alexander; Bashmet, Yuri [Con...
Conductors: Brunelle, Philip; Britten, Benjamin; Mackerras, Charles; Bedford, Steuart; del Mar, Norman; Burgess, Russell; Llewellyn, Grant; Brabbins, Martyn; Steen, Jac van; Nagano, Kent; Goehr, Walter; ; Malcol...
Ensemble: ; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; English Chamber Orchestra; English Opera Group Ensemble; Gabrieli String Quartet; London Symphony Orchestra; Melos Ensemble of London; Members of the Philip Jon...

Decca celebrates 100 years since the birth of England's greatest 20th Century composer, Benjamin Britten, with a unique limited edition 65-CD box containing his entire...continue...
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James Levine: Celebrating 40 Years At The Met
James Levine: Celebrating 40 Years At The Met

193 CD / Decca / 2010-12-07

Works: Alban Berg: Lulu, opera; Wozzeck, opera, Op. 7; Hector Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini, opera Op. 23; Les Troyens, opera, H. 133a; Claude Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande; John Harbison: The Gr...
Performers: Adams, Warren; Baker, Matt; Baker, Matt [Photography]; Bjorneboe, Andreas; Cardoso, Simone; Davis, Brian [Vocals]; Flair, Nicholas; Fracker, Richard; Gallo, Sarah Weber; Greenlaw, Ian; Guyer, Joyce; ...
Conductors: Levine, James

The Met Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of James Levine’s Company Debut with James Levine: Celebrating 40 Years at the Met: a Box Set of 32...continue...
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Ultimate Berlioz - The Essential Masterpieces
Ultimate Berlioz - The Essential Masterpieces

5 CD / Decca / 2009-08-25

Works: Hector Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14; Harold in Italy for viola and orchestra, Op. 16; Tristia, for chorus & Orchestra, Op. 18; Les Troyens, opera, H. 133a; Le carnaval romain Overture, Op. ...
Performers: Budin, Jeffrey; Davies, Ryland; Holt, Hazel; Imai, Nobuko; Smith, Peter; Walker, Sarah
Conductors: Mehta, Zubin; Davis, Colin; Dutoit, Charles; Maazel, Lorin; Norrington, Roger
Ensemble: ; Cleveland Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Montreal Symphony Orchestra; New York Philharmonic
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Handel Gold - Bartoli, Fleming, Kozená, Terfel, Villazón, Te Kanawa, Sutherland, et al
Handel Gold - Bartoli, Fleming, Kozená, Terfel, Villazón, Te Kanawa, Sutherland, et al

2 CD / Decca / 2009-04-14

Works: George Frederick Handel: Giulio Cesare, HWV 17; Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno; MEDLEY; Alcina; Ariodante; Atalanta; Giulio Cesare; Tamerlano; Il Floridante, HWV 14; Muzio Scevola, HWV 13; Jep...
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bartoli, Cecilia; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Bumbry, Grace; Domingo, Placido; Fleming, Renee; Fuller, Albert; Gritton, Susan; Horne, Marilyn [Me...
Conductors: Rose, Barry; Minkowski, Marc; Viotti, Marcello; Bonynge, Richard; Bicket, Harry; McCreesh, Paul; Curtis, Alan; Dunn, Thomas; Gardiner, John Eliot; Boult, Adrian; Preston, Simon; Mackerras, Charles; L...
Ensemble: ; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus; Baroque Chamber Orchestra; Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra; Cappella Coloniensis; Dresden Staatskapelle; English B...

This 2-CD set celebrates the 250th anniversary of Handel's death and includes selections from Handel's most beautiful operas, oratorios, arias and choruses. This definitive greatest...continue...
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Wagner: The Great Operas from the Bayreuth Festival / Sawallisch, Nilsson, Rysanek, Silja, et al
Wagner: The Great Operas from the Bayreuth Festival / Sawallisch, Nilsson, Rysanek, Silja, et al

33 CD / Decca / 2008-06-17

Works: Richard Wagner: The Flying Dutchman; Tannhäuser; Lohengrin; Tristan und Isolde; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; Das Rheingold; Die Walküre; Siegfried; Götterdämmerung; Parsif...
Performers: Adam, Theo; Appel, Wolfgang; Böhme, Kurt [Bass Vocal]; Bauer, Hartmut; Bode, Hannelore; Browner, Alison; Bumbry, Grace; Burmeister, Annelies; Cervena, Sona; Cox, Jean; Crass, Franz; Dene, J&oacu...
Conductors: Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Böhm, Karl; Varviso, Silvio; Levine, James
Ensemble: ; Bayreuth Festival Orchestra

A special, limited edition 33-CD box set containing all of Wagner's operas from 'The Flying Dutchman' (1841) to his final masterpiece 'Parsifal' (1882) in performances...continue...
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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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Britten Conducts Britten Operas Vol 1
Britten Conducts Britten Operas Vol 1

8 CD / Decca / 2004-10-12

Works: Benjamin Britten: Albert Herring, Op. 39; Owen Wingrave, opera, Op. 85; Billy Budd, Op. 50; Peter Grimes
Performers: Amit, Sheila; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bowman, David; Brannigan, Owen; Bryn-Jones, Delme; Bush, Henry [Baritone Vocal]; Cantelo, April; Coleby, Geoffrey; Dempsey, Gregory; Douglas, N...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus; English Chamber Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

These recordings of four of Britten's operas conducted by the composer are all classics. Owen Wingrave remains unique as an audio recording and this reissue...continue...
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The #1 Choral Album - Beethoven, Handel, Verdi, Bizet, et al
The #1 Choral Album - Beethoven, Handel, Verdi, Bizet, et al

2 CD / Decca / 2002-03-12

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco; Requiem Mass; Il Trovatore; Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly; Richard Wagner: Lohengrin; Tannhäuser; Gregorio Allegri: Miserere; Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 147, ...
Performers: Braun, Victor; Burrowes, Norma; Cleobury, Stephen [Organ/Conductor]; Dernesch, Helga [Soprano]; Doughty, Stephen; Goodman, Roy [Conductor]; Morris, James; Morris, James [Vocals]; Norman, Jessye [Sopr...
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg; Karajan, Herbert v.; Willcocks, David; Thomas, Kurt; Cleobury, Stephen; Guest, George; Davis, Colin; Dutoit, Charles; Nelson, John; Farncombe, Charles; Daniel, Paul; Munchinger, Kar...
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Baroque Adagios
Baroque Adagios

2 CD / Decca / 2002-02-12

Works: Johann Pachelbel: Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major; Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno"; Chamber Concerto for Lute and 2 Violins ...
Performers: Accardo, Salvatore [Violin/Conductor]; Ayo, Felix; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Black, Neil; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano vocals]; Brown, Iona [Conductor/Violin]; Castagnone, Riccardo; Conna...
Conductors: Munchinger, Karl; ; Malcolm, George; Marriner, Sir Neville; Dyer, Paul; Brown, Iona; Agoult, Raymond; Schiff, Andras; Norrington, Roger; Hogwood, Christopher; Leppard, Raymond; Lewis, Anthony
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music (UK); Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Australian Brandenburg Orchestra; Chamber Orchestra of Europe; English Chamber Orchestra; I Mu...

Over 2-and-a-half hours of the most peaceful & relaxing pieces of baroque music including Pachelbel's Canon, Vivaldi's Four Seasons (excerpts), Albinoni's Adagio, Handel's Largo, Bach's...continue...
The 17th-century musician and writer Thomas Mace described in 1676 how listeners were "drawn into raptures and contemplations by...musick's divine language, to quietness, joy, and peace; absolute tran...continue...
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The Radiant Voice of Barbara Bonney
The Radiant Voice of Barbara Bonney

1 CD / Decca / 2001-07-24

Works: John Dowland: Come again, sweet love doth now invite, for 4 voices & lute (First Book of Songs); Henry Purcell: Dido and Aenaeas; Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 211, "Schweigt stille, plaudert nic...
Performers: Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano vocals]; Graham, Susan; Heringman, Jacob [Lute]; Knudsen, Sato; Martineau, Malcolm; Music, Academy of Ancient; Pappano, Antonio [Conductor]; Phillips, Da...
Conductors: Hogwood, Christopher; Leonhardt, Gustav; Rousset, Christophe; Pinnock, Trevor; Östman, Arnold; Ferro, Gabriele; Järvi, Neeme; Eschenbach, Christoph; Chailly, Riccardo; Previn, Andre; Page, ...

Personnel: Anthony Way (treble); Jacob Heringman (lute); André Previn , Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano).

Recording information: Grotezaal, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (11/1986-02...continue...
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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Lewis, Baker, Herincx, et al
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Lewis, Baker, Herincx, et al

1 CD / Decca / 2000-04-11

Works: Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Z 626
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Clark, Patricia; Dart, Thurston; Herincx, Raimund; Sinclair, Monica; Weil, Terence
Conductors: Lewis, Anthony
Ensemble: St. Anthony Singers

"Dame Janet's assumption of the role of Dido, made early in her career but when she was at her vocal peak, is truly memorable..." -Gramophone...continue...
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Strauss Heroines / Renée Fleming, Eschenbach, Vienna PO
Strauss Heroines / Renée Fleming, Eschenbach, Vienna PO

1 CD / Decca / 1999-09-14

Works: Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier; Arabella; Capriccio, Op 85
Performers: Berry, Walter; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano vocals]; Chum, Johannes; Fleming, Renee; Graham, Susan
Conductors: Eschenbach, Christoph
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

"The soprano's new collection of Strauss heroines confirms her position and ends all arguments, for Fleming's renditions of the obvious excerpts...are memorably beautiful...Thank goodness Decca...continue...
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