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Paul Groves (Gerontius), Alice Coote (Angel), Bryn Terfel (Priest/Angel of the Agony)

Halle, Hallé Choir, Hallé Youth Choir, Sir Mark Elder

Paul Groves's sophisticated, elegant tenor is not ideally the sort that should be essaying this role. With Bryn Terfel… sounding a little frayed, Alice Coote makes the biggest impact. It's... More…

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David Skinner

Cardinall's Musick, Andrew Carwood

The singing is technically polished, the tuning faultless and the overall sonority rounded and rich. More…

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Westminster Cathedral Choir, David Hill

This is likely to become one of your most cherished discs. It's notable for its spacious depth of sound, volatile unpredictability of interpretation, and above all the soaring sostenuto of the... More…

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Westminster Cathedral Choir, James O'Donnell

For connoisseurs of choral music this is an essential buy. Outstanding performances of two rarely heard 20th-century masterpieces. More…

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Nicolas Rimmer (organ), Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano)

Choir of Clare College Cambridge, City of London Sinfonia, Timothy Brown

Naxos continues its conquest of Cambridge's college choirs and finds that from Clare College on excellent form. I suspect this will be one of those Naxos recordings that sells by the ten thousand... More…

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Edith Mathis, Marga Schiml, Wieslaw Ochman, Karl Ridderbusch, Maria Stader, Claudia Hellman, Ernst Haefliger, Kim Borg

Bavarian Radio Chorus & Symphony Orchestra, Eugen Jochum

Like Bruckner, Eugen Jochum came from a devout Catholic family and began his musical life as a church organist. He would have known the Mass texts more or less inside out, which explains why... More…

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The Sixteen, Harry Christophers

Harry Christophers imbues this account with maturity and assurance as well as a deep understanding of the music's architecture. He inspires some impassioned singing from the choir - plumbing... More…

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Judith Nelson (soprano I), Emma Kirkby (soprano II), Carolyn Watkinson (contralto), Paul Elliott (tenor), David Thomas (bass)

Academy of Ancient Music, Westminster Cathedral Choir, Christopher Hogwood

…the lovely sound and supreme musicality of this performance… The authoritative David Thomas relishes every moment; Carolyn Watkinson brings tender dignity to 'He was despised'; Emma Kirkby... More…

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Carys Lane (soprano)

London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox Singers, Richard Hickox

This is an exceptionally powerful yet deeply moving account of the Fifth. Aided by glowing, wide-ranging engineering, Hickox's is an urgently communicative reading. The first and third movements... More…

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Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Robin Blaze (counter-tenor), Gerd Türk (tenor) & Peter Kooij (bass)

Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki

On March 25, 1725, Bach celebrated the Feast of the Annunciation and Palm Sunday with a special cantata, Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern ('How beautifully shines the morning star'), a work... More…

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