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Marek Janowski Beethoven Missa Solemnis

June 9, 2017 | MDT Mail Order

Marek Janowski Beethoven Missa Solemnis

The conductor Marek Janowski and the Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin continue their critically acclaimed collaboration with Pentatone in a magnificent reading of Beethoven’s monumental Missa Solemnis, recorded live at the Berlin Philharmonie in September 2016 in partnership with Deutschlandradio Kultur. BEETHOVEN Missa Solemnis. Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin, MDR-Rundfunkchor Leipzig / Marek Janowski. Pentatone SACDSpecial price: £11.50 Usually […]

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The Complete Argo Recordings St Johns George Guest

May 26, 2017 | MDT Mail Order

The Complete Argo Recordings

In almost a quarter-century of recordings up to 1981, Decca’s Argo imprint established St John’s College Cambridge under conductor George Guest as one of the leading choirs in the world, standing shoulder-to-shoulder with their collegiate rivals King’s College Cambridge, but with a distinctly vibrant, less ethereal sound and with a broader European repertoire. The result: […]

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Ediciones Singulares Saint-Saens Proserpine

May 12, 2017 | MDT Mail Order

Ediciones Singulares Saint-Saens Proserpine

The protagonist of Saint–Saens Proserpine, premiered at the Opéra-Comique on 14 March 1887, is no reincarnation of the ancient goddess, but a Renaissance courtesan well versed in culpable amours. According to the composer, she is ‘a damned soul for whom true love is a forbidden fruit; as soon as she approaches it, she experiences torture’. […]

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Diana Damrau Meyerbeer Grand Opera

April 28, 2017 | MDT Mail Order

Diana Damrau Meyerbeer Grand Opera

Two of the arias receive their world premiere recording with this album. Giacomo Meyerbeer, the master of Parisian grand opara, was hugely successful in his time and a major influence on Verdi and Wagner. His music has fascinated Diana Damrau since her student days. With her brilliant coloratura, lyricism and dramatic power, the soprano rises […]

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Julia Lezhneva Graun Opera Arias Decca

April 13, 2017 | MDT Mail Order

Julia Lezhneva Graun Opera Arias Decca

World premiere recordings. A journey of discovery for Julia Lezhneva, who spent days in a Berlin library unearthing this music. Incredible undiscovered arias from Carl Heinrich Graun (1704-1759), one of the most important German composers of Italian baroque opera but almost unknown today. GRAUN, CARL HEINRICH Opera Arias. Julia Lezhneva. Decca ClassicsSpecial price: £11.25 Usually […]

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