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Ensemble Seicentonovecento, Flavio Colusso - Giacomo Carissimi: Complete Motets of Arion Romanus (2014) 3CDs

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Ensemble Seicentonovecento, Flavio Colusso - Giacomo Carissimi: Complete Motets of Arion Romanus (2014) 3CDs

Giacomo Carissimi - Complete Motets of Arion Romanus (2014) 3CDs
Ensemble Seicentonovecento; Flavio Colusso, conductor

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Classical, Baroque, Vocal | Label: Brilliant Classics | # 94808 | 03:04:52

One of the most significant musical figures in mid-17th-century Rome, Giacomo Carissimi was a prolific composer of motets and cantatas, who also greatly influenced the developments of the Latin oratorio. This set brings together his 28 motets that were published under the title Arion Romanus by Giovanni Battista Mocchi, a student and loyal admirer of Carissimi. Arion was an ancient Greek bard and musician, who, in Greek and Roman mythology, was thrown overboard by pirates and rescued by a dolphin. In the liner notes that accompany this collection, the authors draw fascinating parallels between Arion and Carissimi himself: both were accomplished, charismatic and influential artists and musicians, and just as Arion was plunged into the depths of the sea, Carissimi explored the depths of the sacred music tradition to create a perfect synthesis of spiritual contemplation and intense emotional expression. The motets from the Arion Romanus collection also showcase his mastery of a wide range of formal structures, from the concertato to the madrigal.

The Consort of Musicke - William Lawes: Dialogues, Psalmes & Elegies (2006)

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The Consort of Musicke - William Lawes: Dialogues, Psalmes & Elegies (2006)

The Consort of Musicke - William Lawes: Dialogues, Psalmes & Elegies (2006)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 59:11 | 255 MB
Genre: Classical, Vocal | Label: Explore Records | Catalog: EXP0011

The conventional view of the Lawes brothers sees the older, Henry, as achieving greatness as a writer of songs and the younger, William, as doing his best work in his instrumental music.

Firminus Caron (ca. 1440 – ca. 1475) - Masses & Chansons - The Sound and The Fury (2013) {3CD fra bernardo Digital Download}

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Firminus Caron (ca. 1440 – ca. 1475) - Masses & Chansons - The Sound and The Fury (2013) {3CD fra bernardo Digital Download}

Firminus Caron (ca. 1440 – ca. 1475) - Masses & Chansons - The Sound and The Fury (2013) {3CD fra bernardo Digital Download fb 1207302}
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Classical / Renaissance / Sacred / Vocal / Lute

From the list of his surviving compositions and the number of their sources, Firmin Caron was clearly highly esteemed in the second half of the fifteenth century, particularly as a composer of French chansons. Most sources of his works are of Italian provenance; nonetheless the oldest French sources, from around 1470, leave little doubt that the composer himself was a Frenchman. Born around 1440 in Amiens and probably trained at the choir school, he developed his original musical language there under the stylistic influence of Guillaume Dufay.

Barockwerk Hamburg & Ira Hochman - C.P.E. Bach: Bürgercapitainsmusik 1780 (2016)

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Barockwerk Hamburg & Ira Hochman - C.P.E. Bach: Bürgercapitainsmusik 1780 (2016)

Barockwerk Hamburg & Ira Hochman - C.P.E. Bach: Bürgercapitainsmusik 1780
Classical, Vocal | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 62:43 min | 367 MB
Label: CPO | Tracks: 25 | Rls.date: 2016

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788) was the fifth child of great composer Johann Sebastian Bach. He was an important composer in the transitional time between the Baroque and Classical periods. These pieces were composed by CPE Bach for the annual meeting of the Captains of the Hamburg Citizens Guard. Composing for this meeting was an honor, and only the most sought-after composers were commissioned. Each year the commissioned composer would compose an oratorio and a cantata. Here, we have CPE Bach’s Oratorio Hebt an, ihr Chore der Freuden, and his Serenata Der Trommeln Schlag, der Pfeifen Spiel.

Annekathrin Laabs - Homilius: Der Messias (2016)

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Annekathrin Laabs - Homilius: Der Messias (2016)

Annekathrin Laabs - Homilius: Der Messias
Classical, Choral | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 95:57 min | 574 MB
Label: CPO | Tracks: 27 | Rls.date: 2016

The Messiah by Gottfried August Homilius (1714-1785) was performed by the Sächsisches Vocalensemble and the Batzdorfer Hofkapelle under the conductor Matthias Jung at St Anne’s Church in Dresden on the occasion of the three-hundredth anniversary of the composer’s birth on 5 June 2014, and is now being released on CD by cpo. Homilius is regarded as one of the most significant church composers during the transition between the baroque and classical eras.

Clemens Bieber - Weingartner: Die Dorfschule, Op. 64 (2016)

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Clemens Bieber - Weingartner: Die Dorfschule, Op. 64 (2016)

Clemens Bieber - Weingartner Die Dorfschule, Op. 64
Classical, Opera | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 42:53 min | 199 MB
Label: CPO | Tracks: 17 | Rls.date: 2016

Following the publication of Carl Orff's Gisei, CPO now release its sister work: Felix Weingartner's one-act Die Dorfschule (The Village School) a work also based on the plot of Terakoya. Weingartner's masterfully crafted realization of the ancient Japanese drama centring on a village school, can now be contrasted with young Carl Orff's tentative early version.

Sofia Gubaidulina - Sonnengesang - NDR Chor, Philipp Ahmann (2016) {BIS Digital Download}

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Sofia Gubaidulina - Sonnengesang - NDR Chor, Philipp Ahmann (2016) {BIS Digital Download}

Sofia Gubaidulina - Sonnengesang - NDR Chor, Philipp Ahmann (2016) {BIS Digital Download}
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Classical / Contemporary Classical

A profoundly spiritual composer, Sofia Gubaidulina has said that ‘True art for me is always religious, it will always involve collaborating with God.’ As the present disc demonstrates, it is therefore less than fruitful to try to divide her music into sacred and secular compositions. Jauchzt vor Gott, the opening work, is here being released on disc for the first time. The nine-minute piece for choir and organ sets three verses from Psalm 66, and opens with a long cappella section on the word jauchzt, ‘rejoice’. At this point, the organ enters with an extensive solo involving a massive dynamic intensification, after which choir and organ continue together in music which makes the concept of contrast a determining element.

Dorothee Mields, Hamburger Ratsmusik & Simone Eckert - Composed to the Soul (2016)

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Dorothee Mields, Hamburger Ratsmusik & Simone Eckert - Composed to the Soul (2016)

Dorothee Mields, Hamburger Ratsmusik & Simone Eckert - Composed to the Soul
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 52:34 min | 270 MB
Label: CPO | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 2016

Dorothee Mields has now joined forces with the gambist Simone Eckert and her Hamburger Ratsmusik for an entertaining programme featuring arias, quartets, and concertos by Carl Friedrich Abel and his contemporary Johann Adolf Hasse.

Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin & Jacques Lacombe - Orff: Gisei, das Opfer (2016)

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Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin & Jacques Lacombe - Orff: Gisei, das Opfer (2016)

Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin & Jacques Lacombe - Orff: Gisei, das Opfer
Classical, Opera | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 60:16 min | 245 MB
Label: CPO | Tracks: 16 | Rls.date: 2016

In 1913, when he was only eighteen years old, Carl Orff finished his first opera, Gisei. This tragic story, featuring the sacrificial death of a child as well as Japanese culture in general, so greatly inspired the young composer that throughout his life he remained fond of Japan. In Japanese tragedy he found numerous similarities to the ancient Greek tragedies of Sophocles, with which he constantly engaged himself intensively.

Carolyn Sampson, Iestyn Davies, Joseph Middleton - Lost Is My Quiet - Duets and Solo Songs (2017) {BIS Digital Download}

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Carolyn Sampson, Iestyn Davies, Joseph Middleton - Lost Is My Quiet - Duets and Solo Songs (2017) {BIS Digital Download}

Carolyn Sampson, Iestyn Davies, Joseph Middleton - Lost Is My Quiet - Duets and Solo Songs (2017) {BIS Digital Download}
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Classical / Classical Vocal / Piano

Carolyn Sampson and Iestyn Davies have collaborated on many occasions in the field of Baroque opera and oratorio, but on this occasion they venture into a somewhat different territory. In the company of Joseph Middleton, they have been exploring the Lieder for one and two voices of Mendelssohn and Schumann, combining them with songs and duets by Roger Quilter. And even though the disc actually opens with a set of Purcell songs – repertoire which both singers have previously made their mark in – they are here performed with the piano accompaniments realized by Benjamin Britten, turning them into something quite new and different.

Christian Gerhaher - Mahler - Orchestral Songs (2013) {Sony Classical 88883701332}

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Christian Gerhaher - Mahler - Orchestral Songs (2013) {Sony Classical 88883701332}

Christian Gerhaher - Mahler - Orchestral Songs (2013) {Sony Classical 88883701332}
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Classical / Classical Vocal / Late Romantic

The incomparable lied baritone, Christian Gerhaher, revisits Gustav Mahler in his latest release Mahler: Orchestral Songs. Accompanied by the Montreal Symphony Orchestra , under the elegant baton of Kent Nagano, Gerhaher has recorded three Mahler song cycles in their authentic orchestral versions for the first time. On Mahler: Orchestral Songs, Gerhaher manages to blend with the compelling sound of the orchestra, but at the same time makes his baritone hover above the instruments, so that every word and nuance comes across without ever sounding forced. Simple in style and full of empathy, this is the art of song at its finest.

Siri Karoline Thornhill & Reinild Mees - Grieg: Songs (2017)

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Siri Karoline Thornhill & Reinild Mees - Grieg: Songs (2017)

Siri Karoline Thornhill & Reinild Mees - Grieg: Songs (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | Digital Booklet | 01:02:05 | 147 MB
Label: Ars Produktion

Edward Grieg (1843-1907): Haugtussa Op.67 - Arne Garborg, Op.26 John Paulsen, Op. 60 Wilhelm Krag, excerpt from "Peer Gynt" Op.23 Henrik Ibsen, Op.48 Sechs Lieder is important to compose melodies, not only to make music, but especially to express the poet's most intimate intentions. To let the poem reveal itself and intensify it is what has been my task here. If this task is done properly, then the music is also successful. There are no other ways, no matter how celestial beauty there may be. "(Edvard Grieg) Soprano Siri Thornhill has performed with the Baroque Orchestra of Amsterdam, the Konzerthausorchester Berlin and the Baroque Orchestra of Friborg, and is particularly well-off in the field of melody and oratorio. now accompanied by pianist Reinild Mees, in melodies written by Edvard Grieg.

Die Singphoniker - Magnificat (2016)

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Die Singphoniker - Magnificat (2016)

Die Singphoniker - Magnificat
Classical, Vocal | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 64:10 min | 315 MB
Label: CPO | Tracks: 12 | Rls.date: 2016

Here, the polyphonic segments of the selected Magnificat compositions are based not on monophonic models but on preexistent compositions. Accordingly, here we have to do with parody works in which a procedure widespread in Masses is applied to the Magnificat. Forty of Lassos 101 Magnificat compositions are to be assigned to this type. These imitation Magnificats in no way involve a simple retextualization of preexistent works.

Astrid Weber - Pfitzner: Die Rose vom Liebesgarten (2017)

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Astrid Weber - Pfitzner: Die Rose vom Liebesgarten (2017)

Astrid Weber - Pfitzner: Die Rose vom Liebesgarten
Classical, Opera | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 164:49 min | 843 MB
Label: CPO | Tracks: 29 | Rls.date: 2017

Following its rediscoveries of Meyerbeers Vasco da Gama and Nicolais Il templario, the Chemnitz Opera House has now made yet another valuable contribution to stage history with its revival of Hans Pfitzners Die Rose vom Liebesgarten (The Rose from the Garden of Love). At long last we in turn now have the opportunity to fill a significant discographic gap with a new complete recording of this work.

Westminster Kantorei & Amanda Quist - Lumina (2017)

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Westminster Kantorei & Amanda Quist - Lumina (2017)

Westminster Kantorei & Amanda Quist - Lumina
Classical, Choral | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 45:09 min | 174 MB
Label: Westminster Choir College | Tracks: 12 | Rls.date: 2017

Debut solo recording from Westminster Kantorei, an ensemble dedicated to the study and performance of early music at the renowned Westminster Choir College.