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The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
They take precedence over all the competition, both as performances and as recordings. The playing has wonderful life and warmth, tempi are always aptly judged, and although original instruments... — More…
Peter Hurford (organ), Alan Stringer (trumpet), Gwynne Howell (bass), John Wilbraham (trumpet), Philip Jones (trumpet), Leslie Pearson (organ)
The Michael Laird Brass Ensemble, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, London Festival Orchestra, Sir Neville Marriner,...
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Iona Brown
Carolyn Watkinson, Nancy Argenta & Barbara Hendricks
Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner
With panache [Gardiner] shows how authentic-sized forces can convey Handelian glamour even with sharply focused textures and fast speeds...the overriding glory is the singing of the Monteverdi... — More…