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Arleen Augér (soprano - Symphony No. 2), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo -Symphony No. 2), Birgit Remmert (contralto - Symphony No. 3), Amanda Roocroft (soprano - Symphony No. 4); Christine Brewer (soprano), Soile Isokoski (soprano), Juliane Banse (mezzo-soprano), Birgit Remmert (mezzo-soprano), Jane Henschel...
Katerina Beranova (soprano), Lilli Paasikivi (alto), Robert Dean Smith (tenor) & Hanno Müller-Brachmann (bass)
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, GewandhausChor, GewandhausKinderchor & MDF Rundfunkchor, Riccardo Chailly
Readings focused entirely on the composer, not on debating how things ‘should’ sound...The playing is responsive and immaculate throughout, forming the backbone of Chailly’s brilliantly authentic... — More…
Sally Matthews (Peri), Mark Padmore (narrator), Kate Royal (soprano), Bernarda Fink (alto), Andrew Staples (tenor), Florian Boesch (bass), Soloists from Guildhall School (Quartet)
London Symphony Orchestra & London Symphony Chorus, Sir Simon Rattle
Vivid detail and clear choral textures come over quite stunningly on both formats, but the Blu-ray has the edge...Sally Matthews doesn't quite catch the ethereal quality Gardiner's Barbara Bonney... — More…
2 SACDs + Blu-ray Audio
from CDA66420, CDA66655, CDA66511 & CDA66569
Elizabeth Connell (soprano), Amanda Roocroft (soprano), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Martyn Hill (tenor), Maldwyn Davies (tenor), Anne Dawson (soprano), Linda
Kitchen (soprano), Alan Opie (baritone), Gwynne Howell (bass), Sir Thomas Allen (baritone), Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers...
Best has a fine sense of VW as a dramatic composer, bringing tremendous urgency to Dona Nobis Pacem and real passion to the Five Mystical Songs. Best's Serenade to Music is the original, not... — More…
Measha Brueggergosman, Ilona Davidson (soprano), Joan Morris (mezzo-soprano), Nathan Lee Graham (baritone), Thomas Young (tenor), Tommy Morgan (harmonica), Peter Ruth (harmonica, vocals)
University of Michigan School of Music Symphony Orchestra & Musical Society, Leonard Slatkin
This is a magnum opus that occupied Bolcom for 25 years, starting as early as 1956. He's drawn on a wide range of musical styles to parallel Blake's method of moving from sophisticated to almost... — More…
Carolyn Sampson, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Mark Padmore, Christopher Purves
The Sixteen, Harry Christophers
Three of the four outstanding soloists - fine Handelians all - cut their teeth in the choir, and Catherine Wyn-Rogers has been a regular soloist. Crucially they don't stand apart, regally dispensing... — More…
Iwona Sobotka, Timothy Robinson, Katarina Karnéus, Thomas Zehetmair (violin), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano), Elzbieta Szmytka, Jadwiga Rappé, Philip Langridge & Thomas Hampson, Florence Quivar, Jon Garrison & John Connell
City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus & Orchestra, with City of Birmingham...
Both these differing works [Song of the Night and Stabat Mater] are sensitively performed, giving the listener an excellent insight into the contrasting aspects of this composer's work. Rattle's... — More…
Lucy Crowe (soprano), Jurgita Adamonytė (mezzo), Michael Spyres (tenor), Alexander Knox (Puck), Ceri-lyn Cissone (Titania), Frankie Wakefield (Oberon), Maria Joao Pires (piano)
London Symphony Orchestra, The Monteverdi Choir, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
4 SACDs + Blu-ray Audio
Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon
Rainer Keuschnig (organ), Christine Schäfer (soprano) & Michelle Deyoung (mezzo-soprano), Anne Sofie von Otter (contralto), Dorothea Röschmann (soprano), Anna Larsson (contralto), Johan Botha (tenor), Juliane Banse, Twyla Robinson, Erin Wall, Adriane Queiroz, Michelle DeYoung, Simone Schröder,...
Schoenberg, Berg & Webern
Karita Mattila (Tove), Anne Sofie von Otter (Waldtaube), Thomas Moser (Waldemar), Philip Langridge (Klaus-Narr), Thomas Quasthoff (Bauer/Sprecher), Phyllis Bryn-Julson (soprano), Gidon Kremer (violin), Franz Mazura (narrator)
Berliner Philharmoniker, Rundfunkchor Berlin, MDR Rundfunkchor Leipzig,...