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Witches' Brew (Incls 'A Night on the Bare Mountain', 'Danse macabre' & 'Funeral March of a Marionette') cover
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VARIOUS COMPOSERS
Witches' Brew (Incls 'A Night on the Bare Mountain', 'Danse macabre' & 'Funeral March of a Marionette')
New Symphony Orchestra of London / Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / Sir Alexander Gibson
[ ABC Decca Australian Eloquence / CD - released 20/Apr/2008 ]
Issued in the US under the title 'Witches' Brew', Alexander Gibson and the New Symphony Orchestra of London recorded this album in 1959 and the performances remain today as characterful and incisive as they were then.
A Classical Christmas: Festive Classical Favourites cover
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TCHAIKOVSKY / BERLIOZ / STRAUSS / TRADITIONAL
A Classical Christmas: Festive Classical Favourites
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Mark Ermler
[ Sony Essential Masterworks / CD - released 20/Nov/2009 ]
Christmas at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, is a magical time, with seasonal spirit also filling the neighbouring piazza, with its colourful arcade, children's entertainers and Christmas funfair.
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The Most Beautiful Ballets [incls 'Swan Lake' & 'Romeo & Juliet'] cover
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TCHAIKOVSKY / KHACHATURIAN / PROKOFIEV / ADAM / STRAVINSKY / DELIBES
The Most Beautiful Ballets [incls 'Swan Lake' & 'Romeo & Juliet']
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Mark Ermler & Barry Wordsworth
[ Sony Classical Masters / CD - released 10/Apr/2012 ]
"..the players have responded with both refinement and red-blooded commitment not just to the conductor but to the free, warm acoustic of All Saints' Church, Tooting." (Gramophone on Swan Lake)
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe (complete ballet) / Rapsodie espagnole / etc cover
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MAURICE RAVEL
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe (complete ballet) / Rapsodie espagnole / etc
Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / London Symphony Orchestra / Pierre Monteux
[ Decca Historic / CD - released 10/Apr/1990 ]
1001 Classical recordings you must hear before you die (1901-1950) "There is only one word for this work, this performance, and this recording, and that is - ravishing." Gramophone
Marilyn Horne ” Recital cover
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Marilyn Horne, soprano, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Henry Lewis
Marilyn Horne ” Recital
[ Decca Classic Recitals / CD - released 13/Apr/2004 ]
This Classic Recital was made in 1964 and was Marilyn Horne's second recital for Decca. It admirably demonstrates the range of repertory and vocal styles for which she became so acclaimed.
Classic Recitals: RACgine Crespin-Italian Operatic Arias cover
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RACgine Crespin (soprano) / Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Edward Downes, conductor
Classic Recitals: RACgine Crespin-Italian Operatic Arias
[ Decca Classic Recitals / CD - released 5/Apr/2004 ]
The present recital, made in May 1963 (just four months before the Berlioz and Ravel) gives a wonderful glimpse into several of the Italian roles Crespin performed.
La Nilsson (arias and songs by Wagner, Weber, Beethoven, Gounod, etc) cover
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BIRGIT NILSSON
La Nilsson (arias and songs by Wagner, Weber, Beethoven, Gounod, etc)
Birgit Nilsson (soprano) / Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / Sir Edward Downes (with Ake Leven, organ)
[ Decca ABC Australian Eloquence / CD - released 1/Sep/2008 ]
One of the greatest soprano legends of all time, Nilsson's 1963 Decca recital with Sir Edward Downes of popular opera arias by Wagner, Weber, Beethoven, et.al. has never been fully issued. Here it is on CD - issued complete for the first time and in...
Fernando Corena: Arias for Bass cover
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W. A. MOZART
Fernando Corena: Arias for Bass
Fernando Corena (bass) / Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino / Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / CD - released 20/Sep/2015 ]
"'Corena sings with a fine, resonant, clean tone. His production is easy and completely natural, and his diction, phrasing and general musicianship are most praiseworthy" (Gramophone)
Ballet at the Opera (from Eugene Onegin, Oprichnik, The Maid of Orleans, etc) cover
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PETER ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY
Ballet at the Opera (from Eugene Onegin, Oprichnik, The Maid of Orleans, etc)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Sir Colin Davis
[ SBS Decca Australian Eloquence / CD - released 1/May/2009 ]
"An unhackneyed sample of the operatic-balletic Tchaikovsky culled from the well known and the neglected operas - brilliant performed and recorded." (MusicWeb Aug 2007)
THE BLU-RAY EXPERIENCE: Opera and Ballet Highlights cover
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I Love Ballet (music from Swan Lake, Cinderella, Nutcracker, Romeo & Juliet, Coppelia, etc) cover
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TCHAIKOVSKY / DELIBES / PROKOFIEV / WALTON / ADAM / etc
I Love Ballet (music from Swan Lake, Cinderella, Nutcracker, Romeo & Juliet, Coppelia, etc)
The Philarmonia Orchestra, London Symphony, Paris Opera Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Orchestra, etc
[ EMI Classics / 2 CD - released 1/Jan/2009 ]
"I Love Ballet is overall an attractive compilation of some very good music and other, slightly less good but pleasant enough. Above all, I think it is an excellent introduction to classical ballet music for beginners of all ages" (MusicWeb March 2010)
Best of Satie cover
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ERIK SATIE
Best of Satie
Aldo Ciccolini, Anne Queffelec (piano) / Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
[ Warner Classics Inspiration Series / CD - released 20/Jun/2015 ]
Meditative piano sounds and glitter of Parisian cabaret. Satie was one of the most interesting figures of early 20th century Paris moving in the same artistic circles as Pablo Picasso, Jean Cocteau and Man Ray. He was known for his droll sense of...
La Stupenda cover
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VERDI / DONIZETTI / GOUNOD / ARDITI
La Stupenda
Joan Sutherland (soprano) / Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden & Paris Conservatoire Orchestra
[ Alto / CD - released 10/Aug/2013 ]
(* Penguin Guide Rosette on Art of Prima Donna vol.2) "this 1959 recital** at once put her on the map as one of the greatest recording artists of all time" "most cherishable of all operatic recital records" (Penguin Guide) "breathtaking display" re...
MARBECKS COLLECTABLE: Kiri te Kanawa - French Opera Arias cover
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Simple Symphony / Spring Symphony / Four Sea Interludes cover
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BENJAMIN BRITTEN
Simple Symphony / Spring Symphony / Four Sea Interludes
Jennifer Vyvyan; Norma Proctor; Peter Pears / Royal Opera House Orchestra, Benjamin Britten / I Musici, Felix Ayo
[ Alto / CD - released 10/Aug/2013 ]
(Spring Symph) "confirmed in my admiration by this, both technically and musically among the best things the gramophone has given us. The music is not difficult for any open-minded listener to enjoy" (Gramophone)
Strauss, (J.): Die Fledermaus (compete opera recorded in 1984) cover
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JOHANN STRAUSS II
Strauss, (J.): Die Fledermaus (compete opera recorded in 1984)
The Royal Opera at Covent Garden / Dame Kiri Te Kanawa / Hermann Prey / Hildegard Heichele / Benjamin Luxon / Placido Domingo
[ Warner Music Vision / NVC Arts DVD / DVD - released 13/Oct/2003 ]
"An Austrian composer of Viennese waltzes; Johann Strauss is known as "the Waltz King." His almost 500 dance pieces are his crowning achievement, while his "Die Fledermaus" is the epitome of operetta." -ALLMUSIC
La Fille mal Gardée (hlts) / Boutique Fantasque (hlts) cover
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HEROLD / ROSSINI
La Fille mal Gardée (hlts) / Boutique Fantasque (hlts)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, John Lanchbery / Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Georg Solti
[ Alto / CD - released 10/Aug/2013 ]
"John Lanchbery's score for La fille is one of the great ballet scores of the modern era - a creation to delight even those who do not normally care for ballet. (This recording) is of vintage Decca excellence…"Solti's Boutique is high-powered and...
Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves: 20 Greatest Opera Choruses cover
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VERDI / WAGNER / LEONCAVALLO / PUCCINI / MASCAGNI
Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves: 20 Greatest Opera Choruses
Royal Opera House Chorus, Covent Garden, Antal Dorati / Vienna State Opera Chorus, Herbert von Karajan / Robert Shaw Chorale
[ Alto / CD - released 10/Aug/2013 ]
"For many, Opera is not just about large sopranos and dashing tenors sharing tender moments in duets, or villainous baritones, or even erring daughters; we also relish the thrill of a fine chorus rising to an old favourite such as the Chorus of the...
Gilbert & Sullivan: The Sorcerer (Complete) coupled with Sullivan's The Zoo cover
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