César Franck: The last Seven Words of Christ on the Cross; Three pieces for organ / Mainzer Domchor & Domorchester; Daniel Beckmann, organ
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-10-09Conductors: Storck, Karsten
Ensemble: Mainzer Domchor; Mainzer Domorchester
Among the remaining mysteries concerning CÚsar Franck's 1859 The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross the legitimate question of authorship no longer troubles...continue...
Martin Luther: A Mighty Fortress is our God - Settings of Martin Luther's songs as chorals, motets and sacred concertos and organ chorales by Praetorius, Schutz & others
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-10-09Conductors: Grunert, Matthias
Ensemble: Instrumenta Music; Kammerchor der Frauenkirche Dresden
For Martin Luther music was of especially high significance for his life and belief. The treasure trove of world-famous chorales that he left behind became...continue...
Advent - works by Ludwig Bohme, James MacMillan, Ole Schutzler, Morten Lauridsen, Bob Chilcott, Arvo Pärt, William Byrd, Brahms et al. / Junger Kammerchor Rhein-Neckar, Mathias Rickert
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-09-08Conductors: Rickert, Mathias
Ensemble: Junger Kammerchor Rhein-Neckar
Composers of all periods have been inspired to write stunning works by the chants and liturgies for the four Sundays of Advent, ranging from Tomás...continue...
Two Generations: Choral and Organ Works by Zoltán Gárdonyi (1906-86) and Zsolt Gárdonyi (b.1946) / Kammerchor Bad Homburg; Rudolf Muller, organ
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-07-10Conductors: Rohn, Susanne
Ensemble: Kammerchor Bad Homburg
Like father, like son: Zoltán Gárdonyi (1906–1986) and Zsolt Gárdonyi (*1946) have more in common than their family name. Both were born in Budapest and...continue...
Brahms and Friends: Choral Works of Brahms, Clara Schumann, Carl Reinecke, Robert Fuchs et al. / Berlin Chamber Choir; Stefan Rauh
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-07-10Conductors: Rauh, Stefan
Ensemble: Berlin Kammerchor
Johannes Brahms’ choral works sometimes stand in the shadow of his grand symphonic works, but the composer thoroughly appreciated the vocal sound body as an...continue...
J.S. Bach: St. Mark Passion, BWV 247 (1744) (reconstruction by Alexander Grychtolik) / Gudrun Sidonie Otto, Terry Wey, Daniel Johannsen, Stephan MacLeod, Hanno Muller-Brachmann
2 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-03-10Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Saint Mark Passion, BWV 247
Performers: Johannsen, Daniel [Tenor Vocal]; Low, Timothy [Tenor Vocal]; MacLeod, Stephan; Muller-Brachmann, Hanno; Otto, Gudrun Sidonie; Seewer, Tiziano [Bass Vocal]; Wurmehl, Tobias [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Teutschbein, Markus
Ensemble: Knabenkantorei Basel
Of Bach's St Mark Passion, only Picander's textbook survives. The recent (Russia, 2009) discovery of two previously unknown Picander's arias that seamlessly fit into the...continue...
Personnel: Alexander Grychtolik (harpsichord).
Recording information: Martinskirche Basel (03/19/2014-03/22/2014)....continue...
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-03-10Conductors: Doormann, Stephan
Ensemble: La Festa Musicale
Bach's works have always fascinated Swedish composer Sven-David Sandström (b. 1942), inspiring him to write his own music. In addition to a St Matthew Passion...continue...
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-03-10
One musician - ten recorders - twelve composers - 21 works - 1000 years of music: no journey is too far for the recorder player...continue...
Rolf Rudin (b.1961): Into the Light, for female choir a cappella, Op. 61 / Girls Choir of Essen Cathedral
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-02-10Conductors: Wippermann, Raimund
Ensemble: Girls Choir of Essen Cathedral
Bespoke suits usually produce a perfect fit - and something similar is true of compositions which are written with a particular choir in mind. Only...continue...
1 CD / Rondeau Production / 2015-02-10Works: Hans Leo Hassler: Tertia Intrada à 6 (Lustgarten neuer teutscher Gesäng); Christ ist erstanden, for 4 voices; Missa Ecce quam bonum; Laudem dicite Deo nostro; Lustgarten neuer teutscher G...
Hans Leo Hassler is familiar to most through his madrigals 'Nun fanget an' or 'Tanzen und springen'. Yet he also composed magnificent sacred works, chief...continue...
Recording information: Mainz Cathedral (St Martin) (2014-06-17_2014-07-18&2014-)....continue...