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Top Customer Reviews: Renee Fleming - ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 12 ratings
4 / 5
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4 / 5
That can say the good-looking voice of the beautiful singer that sings good-looking songs.
4 / 5
of good compraventa very well {saint Songs} Renee Fleming to lovely powerful voice like -you the classical music then calms like this album.
4 / 5
Flemings Good-looking voice soars
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
Amur Renee Fleming - does not like these songs. It has thought that that they would be more uplifting.
4 / 5
I have taken loaned this disk of our local library and he moved me to us the tears. An intensity and passion of a flange in of the such moving songs is unrivalled. Has has had to that the buy on its own name.
4 / 5
They are not eloquent enough to describe a beautiful renditions of Renee Fleming... It does not cease never to surprise with this incredibly lovely voice, sings like this confidently and with feeling.
5 / 5
This music cd is my music of morning. I listen his more morning as I am rigging for work.
M maintenances in the calm frame of alcohol. I can relax his in an evening after the busy day in University.
5 / 5
Album a lot well {saint Songs} Renee Fleming to lovely powerful voice like -you the classical music then calms like this album.
5 / 5
Flemings Good-looking voice soars
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4 / 5
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Top Customer Reviews: Poulenc: Gloria; ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 7 ratings
4 / 5
A variety of ways to produce and present music, p. p.ej., A CD, DVD, as well as a presence that gives support never of a record of vinyl, means that a music of previously less known good composers, as well as a smaller-known music of known good composers, now is resulting available and known to the number More the add lovers of classical music. Composers like Hummel, Gounod and Martucci, as well as a music of a composer now down description, Poulenc, is all benefitting of fine-composition, box-dipped-productions – many in prizes of @@subject in the vast tent of the amazon of music.
Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc (1899-1963) was the French composer and pianist. His compositions comprise songs, works of piano of the alone, music of chamber, choral pieces, works, ballets, and the jointly orchestral music. This Decca Virtuoso the disk looks some of Poulenc saint music – Gloria, Stabat Mater, and a Concert of Organ. All are fine actions with Charles Dutoit directing so much a French National Orchestra and a Heart of Radio France, as well as a Philharmonia Orchestra. Peter Hurford is in an organ.
Each one that like this of some pieces in this disk is more listenable, both in of the terms of some musicians and a quality of a register.
A ploughing of a Glory immediately takes the attention of an auditor, with the strong choral component. Some soloists and the heart are clear with his enunciation; a presence of an organ never intruding but that does his contributo lovely to one that does music. There is an occasional transmission and bounce to a music that relieves a tension of some passages some calm plus, or stronger, sections more dramatic.
A Stabat Mater has the solemn, if not pursuing, quality to his progress, with both an only and some contributi choral again, in turn, when being individual and complement. It is a plus with a longitude of some three pieces in a CD, but proffers little partorisca do an auditor wishes it partorisca finalise.
Of the his slow, deliberate, and powerful start, to the his slow plus, calmer, engagingly good-looking sections, a concert of organ is probably one the majority of interesting piece in this CD. Again, an orchestra is more persuasive maintain an organ under control in his moments his dramatic and powerful plus, in fact, some of some orchestral melodies are delicious interludes in that is generally a concert of organ by force and conviction. There are sections, this in spite of, where the organ and the orchestra are in such harmony that is difficult to separate his contributi individual. A conclusion of a concert of organ is a relatively a lot-known brisk and the tune takes that well it could be a tune of byline of a whole concert. This prepares an auditor for a calm organ, melodious the passage that precedes an agreement of organ along that sharply and dramatically concludes a concert.
A lot a praise for a musical quality of this CD is due to a manager, Talks Dutoit, the one who has sucedido in spending out of a lyrical and dramatic qualities of a music with his characteristic fashion. It is also careful on detail and pacing of an orchestra, and a magnitude of a music is not never has diminished. A Radio Heart French and some two orchestras, some National French and a Philharmonia, so much contribute to a whole with his Exc.
Peter Hurford is faultless in a keyboard and with his pedalling in an organ, correctly defining a character of some pieces and touching, when I have required, with sensibilities, can, and accuracy. It concealed it is not to spend for big a warm and sweet-voiced contributo of a soprano soloist, Francoise Pollet.
A whole presentation of this CD is a lot that satisfies, especially when this generous and exceptional disk is available in prize of @@subject. Highly recommendable.
4 / 5
Want to and sing it. It has arrived punctually and it has not been damaged, thank you
4 / 5
Required this CD because it has been due to sings in a Poulenc Gloria in the choral workshop focused for Brian Kay. It is material difficult but he well. Having a CD to listen to era really useful. Arrived in good time
4 / 5
has the modern feels to Poulenc music. It is built around classical baroque but with his modern extension, concealed the very pleasant fact to listen to. A concert of organ is probably a better in a gender, and prefer it to St Saens symphony of organ. Has a heavy and a light, depth and freshness, and has the organ and the serious appeals dips ready to alternate with majestic some. A Stabat Mater is beautiful and bondadoso, and a Glory is merry. A register of his excellent east. A prize of CD of low £5 the fact a lot very shabby.
4 / 5
Exists an Audiovisual report the Saint Week of Castiglia and León has done for ABC in 1994. In an of the scenes sees the commitment The mediaeval horse that visits the streets of Valladolid in the morning of Saint Friday that announces that, for the half day in the Mayor of Place, will pronounce the Sermon of the Seven Words in presence of powers, cofrades and faithful village. The moment dips the hairs of tip: the riders, of aim and red, ataviados with discharges, hoods and launchings, paralización in a place of the city, touches the swipe of corneta and the populariser, with voice in bylines and powerful, begin his proclaims: 'Oid, oid, oid asleep Villages!, Seven Words...'. It ceases the sound of half and echoes, glorious, the introduction of the Glory of Poulenc. The following scene shows the Mayor to Plant enlutada and cluttered of cofrades and public: the approximations of populariser to the sitial of the Archbishop to give the parchment after active role his praise and that like this, can give begin the sermon.

The scene is a wonderful mix of the 16th century and the actuality. And precisely ossia Poulenc: his Glory is a mix of the grandiosidad beethoveniana, the harmonies of the Renaissance, the folklore and to the abstemiousness of the music has sworn. His fragments, here and there, transport of the past to the present, like the report gives to the Baroque when remarking the insiemi sculptural glorious of Gregorio Fernández or Juan of Juni.

In the recent series Virtuosa, that modification DG and DECCA, with some for real referential interpretations, finds with the three more representative works of Poulenc: the Glory, the Stabat Mater and the Concert for organ, down to baton of Charles Dutoit. Both first have the privileged National Orchestra of France and Corazón of radio France (1996), big connoisseurs of the work of Poulenc. In the Concert of organ, is the Philharmonia, also the level a lot very (1993).

Dutoit, Solvent manager in romantic repertoire, but fantastic in the one of the 20th century (Holst, Respighi, Poulenc), luce here with all his qualities, that precisely edges those that better comes to this music: his net, sweet in wind and aterciopelado twists, glorious but never incisive and with precise hinge. The perfect placing of the audible plans in the introduction of the Glory is modélica. The soprano Françoise Pollet possesses a dark voice, sobria and of round bell very pertinent for the intention of these works. The Heart of radio France luce portentoso, and appreciate quell'glimpses a true French emphasis when singing 'Gloria in excelsis Deo'.

A very well level the Concert for organ, a work a darker and complex, in that the organ is interpreted for Peter Hurford.

Probably find innanzi to the better modern interpretation of these works, to the same level that the classical of Georges Loan with the National Orchestra of France and the Heart of Radio France, of the years sixty, registered in presence of the own composer. Of the Glory also hay that informs the register of the première, with Eduard Munch and the Symphonic of Boston (1959) or the one of Leonard Bernstein and the Filarmónica of New York, in the actuality has interrupted.
5 / 5
Although recently a lot the Boxes of the series Virtuosa is trace of prize until the almost new euros, still is possible to find some rubs it the five (the prize regulates during long) this in spite of a few the 3,99, as it results here.

The destined collection extended it the classical music; but no the cost to renounce to the quality of the interpreters and orchestras.

Ossia The chance of this Box, that selects the music of Francis Poulenc (1899-1963), integrated in a total of 75:34 minutes of period, very executed and with a pertinent sound, although it could be more nítido. The pieces correspond The Glory (are subject); Stabat Mater (twelve) and the concert for organ (seven subjects), all directed for Charles Dutoit with Françoise Pollet like soprano in the Choeur of Radio France, the National Orchestra of France and the Philarmonia Orchestra, respectively.

For his part, accompanies to the cd a carpetilla of six pages with the subjects, biography, repertoire and small generic commentary in the each work. Brief but pertinent to contextualise and know a bit to the author and his work.

The Box is charming and for four euro can consider a subject. The the adqurí looking for the Stabat Mater, that look of a delicacy, lyricism and alcohol portentosos, but equally could define his Glory. The concert for distance of organ a bit of both compositions and offers a coverage a complex plus, those interest to contemplate another facet of the composer, and of equal height.

Wishes a Box of spiritual atmosphere, intimate and sobria, any think that the rests disappointed the auditor, and more is estimate four euro.
5 / 5
Interpretation a lot good-looking 3 œuvres main gathers Of the sud 1 alone CD ..Sublime orchestra ..Dutoit Is An Excellent boss ..Version a lot good-looking .. You have had the habit of chœurs orgue all is a lot that Feigns

Top Customer Reviews: Poulenc: The ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 1 ratings
4 / 5
Behind in the 1987, pianist Graham Johnson & soprano Felicity Lott has collaborated in an of a studio of better alone disk of Poulenc songs, Travesía in Parigi. Maintaining Johnson tops a Hyperion Edition of French Song with this 4conjoint CD of some complete songs, with Lott contributing the delicious cameo in some 4 Songs partorisca Girls. It is that the import accomplishment, has prepared & executed with the amour of priest & adds in the each phase.

Even If already the or more than some complete studio sooner, yes love this wonderful repertoire has to that in some point considers partorisca add east boxes your collection. Some reason them keys are Graham Johnson & Graham Johnson: ossia, a glorious pianism & some notes of fantastic booklet. These two elements so only a lot will deepen your sympathetic & entertainment of Poulenc amazing, the diverse wide work. ( You can access some notes in a Hyperion put web, and download a whole booklet in format of PDF.) Another plus: some the English translations of some vocal texts have been he has selected & printed with exceptional care. In general, a whole project maintains some the big levels have come to expect of this pianist & focus.

A programming in some disks aims one same thoughtfulness. As in his Fauré studio, Johnson has fixed some songs to 4 in general terms thematic sequences, each progressing chronologically of early the late works. Although each CD has the substantial in common time, this planning cannily averts any @potential of @tiredness. Johnson also has one the on his sleeve: his 1977 register, with 'Poulenc' baritone' Pierre Bernac (to of which memory a neighbour is consecrated) of some classical boys The history of Babar, for piano & of speaker. As some songs, this charming piece contains some of some better of Poulenc writing for piano of only, & an action is lovely.

The hips dips the level for idiomatic delivery of a French tongue seldom matched in a rest of a together. And here we owe that face a fact that, Bernac averts, one 14 other vocalists are all Anglophone. (I ignores soprano Agnieszka Adamczak, the one who sings - a lot of very in fact - some 8 Polish Songs.) It averts of Lott & soprano Nicole Tibbels, whose contributi are relatively modest, any one could be deceived for the born French speaker. Ossia The @@subject both of pronunciation & of bell. In the alone CD, this could not be troubling (the excellent Poulenc CDs for German baritone Holger Falk coming to import); but on more than 4 hours, an absence of interpreters those who has on grown with the direct connection to a tongue results really striking. Especially, in a plus 'vernacular' songs, as 'Parties Galantes' or 'No longer write?' There is an empty unavoidable in true expression among fleet of Johnson pianism & the singers that tries, against a odds, to enter fully to an alcohol of a number.

This has said, a general level of action is big, with some exceptional individual work. 3 mature singers anchor a together: baritone Christopher Maltman, soprano Geraldine McGreevy & half Susan Bickley. His accounts of experience for the plot. Bass Neal Davies is excellent in his brief appearances, & Tibbels is dramatically go-for-has broken interpretation of gives it me highland-Carlos is the welcome alternative of more genteel versions. Of a talent a young plus, soprano Sarah Fox (Such Day Such Prejudice & His Routes of Amur) & baritone Ivan Ludlow (in multiple alone songs) underlines for his 'feel' for a tongue & for his communicative capacity directed. Tenor Ben Johnson (5 Éluard Poems, 2 Poems of Aragona) has the lovely voice & sings with scrupulous good flavour; it would like to listen record the-baritone Ashley Rico (Youngsters of Songs) in this repertoire again the few years down a street.

Finally, has to mention Irish soprano Ailish Tynan, of then is prominently equally, especially in a prime minister CD. Has a intriguingly 'complicated,' rich voice, with the sign throb in some low notes. Clearly an artist has interested, role, in of the interviews also finds like the delicious character. But here at least it finds a combination of the 'covered' vocal technician & the tendency any to differentiate his frames of vowels to frustrate that they listen: I want to listen some words more clearly. The my ears, is in his better in a more lyrical songs, where a melodic line is the fore.

Is thinking to purchase this together, for everything means goes to a Hyperion put web, where can listen you to clips of the each one and each clue.

Does not seat to be able to give a unequivocal 'thumbs on' to this emission of entity. They are sure that will listen the a lot of some actions with liking increasing in a future. But it is disingenuous any partorisca remark a recent appearance of the 5together CD of ATMA Classical in Canada, planned for pianist Olivier Godin, with one all-Francófono sextet of singers. Going back & advances among these two insiemi very different several weeks has been both thrilling & instructive; & with all planned respect to Johnson & his esquad' to good sure prefers a ATMA dipped for a row more orders of expression that the possible results when have talented native French-speakers. ( It checks him it is on Youtube: 'poulenc atma.') A fact that ATMA resupplies texts of song in French I so only prevent me to do a by means of-the-recommendation of joint. But that so only means will require to consider taking both insiemi....

Top Customer Reviews: Melodies ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 2 ratings
5 / 5
A wonderful collection sung for the expositor main of a gender. This collection is on Newton Classics-does not buy it yes calms already the a Philips registers- is some same
4 / 5
So only lovely... I can admit that never considered Souzay like the member of the elite of a baritone, at least any in work, but a sweetness of his voice, his phrasing is ideal partorisca this repertoire. Do east: darken your room, the light sees it the desire , there was mentido on something comfortable and press 'played... You will know that I bad

Top Customer Reviews: Poulenc: Intégrale ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 1 ratings
4 / 5
Suggestion: it goes the Youtube and type in 'poulenc atma' partorisca look/listen to live actions of studio of the half dozen Poulenc songs, treated for pianist Olivier Godin and four of some six singers - Pascale Beaudin, Julie Fuchs, Marc Atascar & François He Roux - of this together. (Elsewhere on Youtube/of Youtube, will find clips of another two, Julie Boulianne & Hélène Guilmette.) The like that listens, this complete traversal of Poulenc the songs is partorisca you.

Considering me, few days are spent of longitude on some have spent few weeks without one of his 5 disks in my player of CD. Ossia The tribute a lot so only to Poulenc character but to a Exc professional of some individual interpreters and the special directness & alcohols of a whole project. If ATMA Classical had comprised English translations together with some texts of French song, would recommend it almost unreservedly (with a precaution, down). Any fluid in sensitive & French to some nuances of a tongue, would have to consider this the strong election among some 4 insiemi at present available.

Partorisca East is a prime minister all-francófono 'integrate them' of Poulenc' songs. (He so only the flanges was Pascal Rogé @@@1990s conjoint, with 'ringer' Felicity has imported Lott.) That does so only, those imports so it is, is only part of the as it marks these special actions. The head office to his success is pianist Godin, the one who requires not dreading comparisons with his predecessors in this repertoire: it is an ideal partner to some singers, and sensitive to a wide row of way in some songs. The sound that the touches is exceptional for his rhythmical verve and feeling of spontaneity.

A programming is imaginative. Neither chronological neither thematic, some groupings in the each CD are this in spite of attentively exited to underline contrast & of similarities among cycles, stop alone songs. Some of some juxtapositions are inspired: a unspoken fears that lurk under a surface of 'Lucido disappeared' is liberto in a wordless Vocalise this follows, enhancing both numbers.

Headlining Is three talented young sopranos, each one that like this with the differential bell and personality. Beaudin, With the clue of duskiness in a lower part of his voice, is especially versatile: door out of a melancholy hid in Poulenc last cycle, The short straw, rid the tastefully understated 'His routes of the amour' (with delicate use of portamento), and sizzles delightfully in treetwise' to the songs the 'Like Parties galantes' and 'No longer write?' Fuchs, His voice finely concentrated and clear like the bell (and with exceptionally good diction), movements with eases of a spiritual inwardness of 'To the officials of the white guard' to a talent & of charm of some 5 Songs of Max Jacob. And Guilmette, with silvery the cup remarks & the lovely way of compulsory a note to a prójimo, felizmente comprises a decorative prettiness of some Airs sung, an emotional row more orders of Fiançailles game to laugh & a bitter work of gives it me highland-Carlos.

Boulianne exceptionally Sure same & half-soprano, with his touch of velvet, is listened to effect More adds them in of the lyric numbers to the equal that Montparnasse, & leaves an elegant soulfulness to some 8 Polish Songs.

Some remaining numbers are divided equally among baritones Atascar & The Roux. His voices are looked in type, & both are sensitive artists , has involved . But one contrasts of artistic personality (as well as vocal condition) is more striking. Atascar The interpretations are founded in the calm centre, exemplified for one has maintained attentively bequeathed of his line. Remained with the thin use by heart vocal diction & , excellent, & have highly that satisfies readings of such cycles keys like this He bestiare, Such day such night & Lucida work of the painter.

The Roux Was the participant key in a Rogé conjoint. Here. In his late 50s, there is often memories of wear & of age: strong upper notes that gone back houty' & once or two times gone awry; the general drying out of a cup of a voice; occasional bumpiness or choppiness of line. In another hand, when some leaves of tessitura, still can sustain the line with skill, & throughout he navigates some current realities of his vocal property expertly. Especially, it paints, the alive & shadows each alone word of his numbers to a full plus, & with true artistic discipline. It contrasts to Atascar, is mercurial, has included volatile for character, & his exuberance & stylistic fashion in Banalidades, some youngsters of Songs & some Songs aldeanas respect of attention & of the mandate. His actions embody some multiple extremes of Poulenc artistic personality: deep melancholy, wicked talent, the fervent poetic & sensibility if turbulent faith. For some, a condition of his voice very that can try stumbling blockade to entertainment; it prefers to listen like wild paper in a band, & the welcome, enlivening witnesses in a context of a together integer.

To some insiemi classical of Dalton Baldwin (EMI) & Rogé (Decca), a Poulenc year of anniversary of 2013 has added two more: this ATMA Graham Johnson Classico is all - Anglophone traversal (Hyperion), with his indispensible notes of booklet (& texts of English song) & Johnson glorious pianism. Still in the progress is Malcolm Martineau is similarly almost all-Anglophone entrance (Signum). Everything of these insiemi has his limitations & of forces. But there is the special alcohol for behind one has has fulfilled actions in these 5 disks, any to mention a fully idiomatic ease with a French tongue, and am happy to have them like me completing it to - no the substitution for - some often has signalled actions in of the insiemi earlier. But decide for you. :-)

Top Customer Reviews: Shéhérazade & ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 7 ratings
4 / 5
There is a lot of fine register of this work. These rests peerless.
4 / 5
Queens Crespin is not never be the favourite singer of mine, any alive or on disk, but his register of Nights of Ete was something has there is wanted always. Any only fantastically sung, his feeling for some words dips his in an upper group thus cycle - is the register , together with Janet Bakers is (with Barbirolli) - that would not want to be without. Highly recommended.
5 / 5
Another adds cd. Very happy with everything to purchase the delivery and packaging. It would recommend this by all the world the one who appreciates good music. A real classical.
5 / 5
The person has approached to these actions of a Berlioz (one of mine has touched a lot elepé) and a Ravel, although the composer has has not paid previously the plot of attention to, was a lot in satisfactory. A quality of reproduction is excellent in spite of a date to register.
5 / 5
WONDERFUL CD of French classics for a peerless Crespin
And extremely a lot of king-mastered
4 / 5
This stunningly good-looking and powerful collection is the true gem . All of a praise owe that go the Queens Crespin those who captive and amours in his own way in both some cycles of song and some melodies. When you Listen sound singing some melodies, especially Hotels and Songs of Orkenaise, the desires had done more work of this character. A searing intensity of his big notes in Absence and To the Cimetiere in a Berlioz the cycle is like this breathtaking that it can be you forgiven for the touch on and on again. Stunning.

In concrete, a Berlioz is directed of one consummates Ernest Ansermet. Ossia The manager the one who for real knows like this to direct orchestral songs, does not leave NEVER an orchestra subdue Crespin and his voice always soars on to the equal that has to that. An orchestral tone is sumptuous. I remark with disagreement that a source has thought Ansermet the accompaniment is lacklustre, but thinks his toning down of his forces is so only that is to require, some caresses of orchestral music some vocal lines and an effect is mesmerising. Nowhere more apparent is this then in the ile Ignored. While Gentleman John Barbirolli with Giving me Janet Bakers takes the brisk and approximation quite intense, Ansermet leave Crespin to dominate a dynamics and ossia so that it would owe that be, with an emphasis that goes in some words and a considerable beauty of the approximation of Crespin. This is not to say that a Baker/Barbirolli the version does not have to that the merits, was my first register and has some gorgeous moments also (in fact, thinks Bakers The Spectre of the Rose is perhaps slightly stronger that that of Crespin, swipe your alcohol).

Unfortunately, a register is one of entity drawback in this emission. Ossia Of particular worry in a Berlioz where, although an interpretation is like this near to perfect like this a lot will listen, a sound is like this terrible with audible bangs and creaking. It is quite impressive to come to an almost surreal moment of vocal and orchestral purity and be disturbed by the sudden in impactante sound. I baffle me that it considers a consistently terrific quality of Decca levels. Felizmente, some melodies are in his better and a Kingsway the register is very special in fact. East redeems a balance of the his in a quite record for me to maintain a five indication of star. So only it could not touch to lose of there that!!

Audible bangs And creaks averts, marks any deception, this disk is the revelation. Crespin Admirers to good sure already has this like an integral part of his collection. For all the world-wide more, a prize of @@subject the compulsory fact that shabby, especially so that they have admitted melodies or French flange and orchestral songs generally. It is one of these scarce disks which will maintain you going back simply reason will adapt any calm way finds you in. Recommended Wholehearted.

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4 / 5
Was very pleased, is coming punctual. Thank you. Better considerations Elina Sumanen

Top Customer Reviews: John Rutter - ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 3 ratings
5 / 5
of estimativa John Rutter very highly, this CD this late plus is that it shines like usual and of the very big quality.
4 / 5
A register is well and a Corydon Singers to real prize

has thought Clare University technically excellent but the bit starchy; any one a lot gutteral Yiddish! A soloist of tenor is beautiful and one valuing partorisca percussion/of harp, excellent

the value that listens the
5 / 5
We estimate John Rutter very highly, this CD this late plus is that it shines like usual and of the very big quality.