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Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Laurence Cummings (harpsichord & spinet), Elizabeth Kenny (archlute / theorbo), Anne-Marie Lasla (bass viol), Sarah Sexton (violin I), Andrea Morris (violin II) & Jane Rogers (viola)

Her tone is extraordinarily beautiful: natural, warm and unforced, with almost superhuman vocal athleticism More…

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Régine Crespin (soprano)

L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet

Sumptuous of tone, supremely sensitive, Crespin was born to illuminate the art of French song. Whether floating the seductive allure of Ravel or revelling in the wit of Poulenc these recordings... More…

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Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) & Helmut Deutsch (piano)

This is easily the most searching and comprehensive account of Schubert's first great song-cycle that I have heard...Kaufmann commands a hypnotic tone which leaves one, as the long last song... More…

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Thomas Zehetmair (violin), Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano)

Hallé, Sir Mark Elder

Zehetmair...is able to marry impassioned purpose with appreciation of Elgar's complexity...Mark Elder's direction is stunning...there's a warm glow about the Hallé sound that adds an extra strand... More…

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Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) & Helmut Deutsch (piano)

The disc that alerted international audiences to Kaufmann’s gifts as both a superb singer and outstanding interpreter of the German art-song repertoire. More…

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Siegfried Jerusalem, Susan Dunn, Brigitte Fassbaender, Hermann Becht, Peter Haage, Hans Hotter

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Städtischer Musikverein Düsseldorf, Riccardo Chailly

This vast cantata, a direct descendant of Wagnerian music-drama, was for the turn-of-the- century musical scene the ultimate gorgeous sunset. Schoenberg's forces are, to put it mildly, extravagant.... More…

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Gérard Souzay (baritone), Jacqueline Bonneau (piano)

Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire, Edouard Lindenberg

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Gerald Finley (baritone) & Julius Drake (piano)

Isserlis's mobile, feeling but never gushing legato lines… Hough's winged, crystalline partnership. More…

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James Gilchrist (tenor)

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David Hill

As so often, Finzi's word-setting is wonderful - a gift to any singer with a feeling for words as well as notes. James Gilchrist plainly enjoys both aspects of this work. His phrasing is typically... More…

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Janet Baker

Hallé Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra, John Barbirolli

The songs of the Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen ('Songs of a Wayfarer') are quoted from Mahler's First Symphony and the fresh, springtime atmosphere is shared by both works. The orchestration... More…

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