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Britten: A Ceremony of Carols / Timothy Dickinson, Michael Chance, Ian Bostridge, Simon Birchall
Britten: A Ceremony of Carols / Timothy Dickinson, Michael Chance, Ian Bostridge, Simon Birchall

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2014-03-25

Works: Benjamin Britten: Rejoice in the Lamb, festival cantata for trumpet, ATB soloists, chorus & organ, Op. 30; Canticle II, Op. 51 "Abraham and Isaac"; A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28; Hymn to the Virgin; A...
Performers: Baker, Martin [Choral Conductor]; Birchall, Simon [Bass Baritone Vocals]; Bostridge, Ian; Chance, Michael; Drake, Julius [Piano]
Conductors: Neary, Martin
Ensemble: ; Westminster Abbey Choir

This setting of eleven texts from the English Galaxy of Shorter Poems displays Britten's immense abilities to find a huge wealth of musical textures and...continue...
This superior recording with the Westminster Abbey Choir includes "A Ceremony of Carols," "Rejoice in the Lamb," "A Hymn to the Virgin" and "Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac." ~ Gina Boldman...continue...
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Schoenberg: Gurrelieder / Eva Marton, Gary Lakes, Florence Quivar. Zubin Mehta
Schoenberg: Gurrelieder / Eva Marton, Gary Lakes, Florence Quivar. Zubin Mehta

2 CD / Newton Classics / 2013-07-30

Works: Arnold Schoenberg: Gurrelieder
Conductors: Mehta, Zubin
Ensemble: New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Gurre-Lieder, composed swiftly in 1900 - 03 and 1910 - 11, combines the Danish legend of Waldemar and Tove with that of the Wild Hunt....continue...
Recording information: Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City (05/23/1991-05/28/1991)....continue...
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Agostino Steffani (1654-1728): Cantate di Camera / Quadro Asolano
Agostino Steffani (1654-1728): Cantate di Camera / Quadro Asolano

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2013-04-30

Works: Agostino Steffani: Navicella Che Ten Vai, cantata for 2 voices & continuo; Hai Finito di Lusingarmi (To lure no more), cantata for voice & 2 violins; Lagrime Dolorose (Painful Tears), cantata for voi...
Conductors: Sartorato, Claudio
Ensemble: Quadro Asolano

Recording information: IN Studio, Treviso, Italy (11/13/1997-11/17/1997)....continue...
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Handel: Opera Arias / Nathalie Stutzmann, Roy Goodman
Handel: Opera Arias / Nathalie Stutzmann, Roy Goodman

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2012-01-31

Works: George Frederick Handel: Orlando; Aci, Galatea e Polifemo; Rinaldo; Giulio Cesare; Floridante; Partenope; Radamisto
Performers: Diaz, Raul
Conductors: Goodman, Roy
Ensemble: Hanover Band

Contralto Nathalie Stutzmann was not yet 30 years of age when she made this extraordinarily dramatic recording of arias from Handel's Italian operas. It showcases...continue...
Recording information: Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Hampstead, London (10/1991)....continue...
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Allegri: Miserere / Stephen Cleobury
Allegri: Miserere / Stephen Cleobury

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2011-02-22

Works: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Exsultate Deo; Peccantem me quotidie; Tu es Petrus, motet for 6 voices (from Motets Book II for 5, 6 & 8 voices); Antonio Lotti: Crucifixus à 8; Tomás Luis...
Performers: Wright, Andrew
Conductors: Cleobury, Stephen

This CD makes a soundtrack to the great theatre that was Roman worship in the 16th and 17th centuries, providing nearly 50 minutes of uplifting...continue...
Recording information: Westminster Cathedral, London, England (06/1982)....continue...
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Rachmaninov: Complete Symphonies & Orchestral Works
Rachmaninov: Complete Symphonies & Orchestral Works

4 CD / Newton Classics / 2010-10-26

Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Symphony no 1 in D minor, Op. 13; Isle of the Dead, Op. 29; Symphony no 2 in E minor, Op. 27; The Rock, Op. 7; Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 44; Symphonic Dances, Op. 45; The Bell...
Performers: Kaludov, Kaludi; Leiferkus, Sergei [Bass Vocals]
Conductors: Dutoit, Charles

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The disc of choral-orchestral music is the most consistently fine of the four. The Bells is one of the best-sounding performances in the set, and...continue...
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Handel: Coronation Anthems / Marriner
Handel: Coronation Anthems / Marriner

1 CD / Newton Classics / 2010-09-28

Works: George Frederick Handel: Coronation Anthem; The King Shall Rejoice, coronation anthem no 2 for chorus & orchestra, HWV 260; Alleluia; Coronation Anthems (4); Judas Maccabaeus
Performers: Dean, Robert; Rodgers, Joan; Rolfe Johnson, Anthony [Tenor Vocal]; Ross, Alastair
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville

Recording information: St. John's, Smith Square, London (06/1984)....continue...
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J.S. Bach: Great Choral Works
J.S. Bach: Great Choral Works

9 CD / Newton Classics / 2010-07-27

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass in B minor, BWV 232; Cantata no 10, "Meine Seel erhebt den Herren," BWV 10 (BC A175); Saint John Passion, BWV 245
Performers: Ackermann, Manfred; Ahrans, Allan; Ameling, Elly [Soprano Vocal]; Andre, Maurice [Trumpet]; Barchet, Siegfried; Berry, Walter; Dohn, Robert; Ellenbeck, Dieter; Hartmann, Karl-Otto; Hollweg, Werner [T...
Conductors: Munchinger, Karl

Karl Munchinger and the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra were pioneers of the late 1960s and 1970s Baroque revival, offering more authentic performance practice from small-scale forces...continue...
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