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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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Gerald Finley (baritone)

BBC National Chorus of Wales & BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox

Songs of the Sea - which includes the long-popular 'Drake's Drum' and 'The Old Superb' - and the later, texturally richer and more thoughtful Songs of the Fleet are superb baritone vehicles for... More…

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Jessye Norman (soprano)

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Kurt Masur

[Norman is] grand, impassioned, noble, dignified, unmannered in this unforgettable interpretation More…

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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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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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Ian Bostridge (tenor), Radek Baborák (horn)

Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle

Best of all is Nocturne, more spartan and enigmatic, about which he makes some very perceptive comments and where he seems more engaged; the anguished 'Prelude' is fiercely impressive. So are... More…

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Gérard Souzay (baritone), Jacqueline Bonneau & Dalton Baldwin (piano)

Canciones populaires espanolas could not be sung with greater feeling...it has lost none of its ability to enchant and remains one of the most eloquent of Souzay's song records. More…

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Gerald Finley (baritone) & Julius Drake (piano), Magnus Johnston (violin)

…outstandingly well sung and played, equally well recorded, and highly recommendable to all lovers of fine songs and fine singing. More…

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Alicia de Larrocha

A real meeting of minds, these CDs capture perfectly the insight and poetry that de Larrocha brings to this quintessentially Hispanic music, and Decca's warm but not oppressively close recording... More…

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Emma Kirkby (soprano)

London Baroque

I've seldom been as moved by a recording, both music and performance More…

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