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Top Customer Reviews: Finzi: Dies Natalis ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 11 ratings
4 / 5
It dies Natalis has to that be one of some the majority of good-looking compositions of a 20th century and Gerald Finzi the sadly underrated of British composers. Now I have three versions of a piece and Wilfred the version of Brown is one the majority of good-looking and emotional version. If it love the British music that takes east !
5 / 5
Was the joy partorisca listen to registers of artists that has a lot the time there is prendido of then treat, but whose Exc maintains the base of.
5 / 5
Has chosen this CD mainly partorisca Data Natalis. I have chosen this version been due to a tenor Wilfred Brown because it have listened the in a radio and found his good-looking action in the each way, and impressive in this I could listen each word like this clearly.
4 / 5
Has wanted to die Natalis sung for Wilfred Brown like this fill to feel and could listen each word surely a better register never
5 / 5
At all bad with a real CD but a VW music (1.os 4 elements in all the chance) the bit says
4 / 5
A point has underlined personal for me on this EMI Classics 5 655882 C.D. It is undoubtedly Gerald Finzi is (1901-1956) ravishing choral work 'Given Natalis' Op. 8, which is the lyrical so only of five movements the sung composed among some years 1938-1939. It is valued for any only soprano or voice of the tenor accompanied for orchestra of serious and has been uploaded for a Three Festival of Hearts been due to be resisted in 1939 in Hereford Cathedral, Inghilterra. This in spite of, is inaugural action has been postponed unfortunately indefinitely because of an explosion of a 2nd World-wide War.

'Given Natalis' (literal translation: 'Navidad Day' or 'Day of Birth') has been dipped to the texts titled 'Centuries of Meditations' (modified for Bertram Dobell) and writings for a poet of 17th century Thomas Traherne ()…



…looking of five amorous movements to the equal that follows:

• Intrada (serious only)
• Rhapsody - Recitativo stromentato
• A Rapture - Dance
• Marvels - Arioso
• A greeting - Air

Incidentally, a complete text to a piece can be found here:



This definite action of Finzi choral masterpiece Op. 8 shop windows a product of exceptional sound for an Orchestra of Fourth English, the one who was directed especially for his edges Christopher in an original disk. It looks in September 1963 and looks a delightfully expressive voice of tenor Wilfred Brown, whose life was like this tragically cut short for illness in an early age of 49.

An initial stereo 12' vinyl 33 rpm record later looked in 1964 in a World-wide Record Club - RMC (Circle of the music Registered) focus and then some years later in 1972 was emission again like the stereo L.P. For EMI (the voice of his Master - HMV HQS 1260). Some tapes of original equivalent were finally digitally remastered and then transferred to compress disk, when be issued in April 1996 in the stereo EMI Classics C.D. (5 655882), which is a subject of this description and a version that has purchased finally.

Amiably remarks that this registers a lot still to Die Natalis also available result in the slightly different EMI Studio CDM 7 63372-2 CD reissue, paired with the glorious rendition of Herbert Howells glorious 'Hymnus Paradises'. This piece has comprised some famous soloists Heather Harper and Tear of Robert, A Bach Corazón, A Heart of the university of King, Cambridge and A New Philharmonia Orchestra, all concentrated under a baton of Gentleman David Willcocks.

Gustav Holst is 'A Choral Fantasy' for soprano, heart, organ, series, percussion & of brass, Op. 51 (H. 177) it Is the suitably bleak setting of the poem of Robert Pont 'Hear the Music' and has been touched for a first time during a Three Festival of Hearts of 1931, which has been resisted in Gloucester Cathedral in Inghilterra. I give Janet Bakers has been chosen like soprano for a register and sings quite fantastically like this expected, accompanied by a Purcell Singers in this remastered 1988 edition.

Curiously there is recently has had an occasion to listen the number of the on-line alternative interpretations that is all a lot well in his own legislation, but as that am concerned, any quite does not direct never to eclipse an extraordinary vocal purity of Wilfred the exceptional action of Brown.

Unreservedly Recommended
5 / 5
to call the musical action sublimate is for definition a scarce plus of accolades of me: but perfectly it describe this wonderful combination of astonishingly sensitive flange with balance of the his perfect among voice and gorgeous orchestral touching. And a register is 55 years old also. No the syllable is lost neither the note has hid. In short, move the tears, literally. As that that registering can possibly there is equals, but at all surely could surpass.
5 / 5
wrong swimming with a real CD but a VW music (1.os 4 elements in all the chance) the bit says
4 / 5
Holst Choral Fantasy is one of his late works, austere valued partorisca soprano soloist (treated here for a half Janet Bakers in stirringly oracular form), heart, organ, eardrums, brass and serious. It is, sure enough, the requiem partorisca artists, and is resulted the requiem partorisca a poet whose words Holst together, Robert Ponti. A music is uncompromising and direct at the beginning, with brass and only organ in evidence partorisca some premiers are minutes or like this of a work; the heat finally looks with a flange of heart esjoice ye still on earth your fame is brilliant, and that your names have agreed day and prejudices partorisca maintain the base of some lips that want you a lot of'. The series adds further to this heat, achieving the climax with some words 'Now ye is the names launched', those directed to the chilling denoument with a turn of an inaugural music. It is like us they are faced here with a bleakness of death, and a rest of some looks to act partorisca be that it directs like this partorisca find reconciliation with this relentless fate; it finalises poignantly with the fine soprano the alone that drifts to silence as if in goodbye.

This, and an emotional closing dipping simple of Psalm 86, was an original coupling to a classical Finzi register already eloquently written on for 'Olfreda'. These so only would do this disk a compraventa essential partorisca partidários of these composers, but EMI has added some sweet icing in a form of Vaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs, fantastically treated for John Shirley-Quirk with a Heart of University of Rey Cambridge. A real property of the disk.
4 / 5
Any need to go to detail adds. A Mystical the songs look more with energy has presented that usual. Often it looks partorisca be sweeter in tone. A Choral Fantasy is wonderfully dramatic and atmospheric, with Janet wonderful Baker in shape well, like this always. But Wilfred Brown rendering of a Finzi Die Natalis is absolutely sublimate - partorisca me, no another tenor approaches (any that a lot can be faulted particularly his)- is his incomparable diction , a purity of a voice, a sensibility to a text - together with a fabulous touching and registering of an Orchestra of Fourth English. It is a reason has purchased a CD, in that has been conscious of an action of a @@@1960s. Like this tragic that quotes like this young.

Some other numbers are well, also, contributing to the sincerely memorable collection of the coral of ENGLISH 20th century and VOCAL MUSIC.
4 / 5
A Wilfred Brown/Christopher Finzi action of Finzi is Die Natalis is for me an only action. I bought it in the first place in elepé roughly done thirty-five years and touched it the death. During some years to mediate have bought other registers, and many of these is well, but any one touches Wilfred Brown for an innocence and freshness that, creates, is essential for ths work.

John Shirley Quirk Mystical the songs is also glorious, taking it fervour concealed often is that lacking of another side.

Love this repertoire, calm can not be without these revelatory actions. The age looks no for his touch. You remain so only with vision and marvel.

Top Customer Reviews: Believe – ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 33 ratings
4 / 5
That the left down! They are the big KJ defender, has the majority of his records, has such the phenomenal voice, some of his clues do a stand of hairs in a backside of the mine with the. In spite of the record collection quite big has found at all better that partorisca listen the late at night and the some early hours :-) But, I have to say the majority of some clues in this CD does not think to exhibit his more his voice or an effect can have when it is singing a song 'right'. Honradamente, Some of these clues are near of the disaster, 'Fear of Falling' for example is really unsuitable and could be sung very better for the host other women. Unfortunately, an even could be said for more than the half of some songs here. Now any one has suggested some clues in this CD took it spectacularly bad. This CD will remain in my collection but he will not be transferred to any of the mine other devices or car and will take pocolos play.
4 / 5
Another classical album of such the good-looking lady. It likes-me all some clues in an album and feel that each song is like an introduction to an afterwards is positively seamless.

Has had to choose the preferred would be Fear of Falling, the one of truth masterful creation. Would have any question that recommends this album, is the must for Katherine Jenkins fam.
4 / 5
This CD has arrived quickly and in good condition. Another CD for a singer arrived even with breaking to a rear coverage but a CD have touched well have maintained like this he more than asking the substitution. They are the recently arrived to this singer and this gender, as I do not seat sure revise this element in detail further- I am very pleased with a CDs, is the welcome addition my collection. A lot thanks to Katherine Jenkins and to a vendor.
5 / 5
I originally revised Believe when it is in the first place exited and think gave it so only two stars, for a version of platinum there is upped the to 4 stars. While they are for the majority of that I has said p. p.ej. Roughly some of some coverages that the better sound in an original, this in spite of some of to the some songs did not like periously has grown on eat me Still Any Starts of the as now enough eats. This version also has more than songs that some last an and these are better elections for the voice of Katherine. The gravity is an amazing coverage , loves that. Also I Adage of amour that has not been in an original version. I say I am not dreaming is well, any brilliant but quite good to listen too much. While I think that that this album is distant much more a Platimum the edition is a lot the value that has. A DVD is also really well, detaling the year to believe. In general it is well, but still no those surprised .
4 / 5
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5 / 5
David Has produced Katherine Adoptive Jenkins in this CD and press his the new earth, hopefully ossia so only one beginning so only leave you that loves calmer so that it listens new facets to Katherines Vocal rows that included has has not thought was able to the equal that travels you by means of genders of different music of Rock, Pop, Reggae, Power ballads, musical classics and the operatic cinema follows that the calm swipes was as it sings in of the multiple tongues.

Platinium The edition is value adds with 18 clues in upper quality with the 60min DVD !!
4 / 5
THIS WAS STILL ANOTHER COLLECTION ADDS OF SONGS OF KATHERINE JENKINS. I OWE THAT HAVE EVERYTHING OF HIS REGISTERS NOW And has has WANTED TO HIM EVERYTHING.
5 / 5
Loves a Jenks. The selection adds to exhibit his incredible voice
5 / 5
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Element obviously very new. Marcos in cd. Any scratch this in spite of.
5 / 5
Jenkins Is sparkling, the majority of some clues in this album are really good. Katherine Is mastering several genders of work, evergreens the popular music, which clearly shows in this album. An only clue in this album that no suitable Katherine' the glorious voice this 'Or saint night' where is using to very vibrated for mine in pleasant, otherwise finds this to be the album that is presenting calm with music really good. It would describe an album like this, his atmosphere is relaxing and entertaining. Jenkins Credit of merit for this album. His success has been that surprised and there is the good reason partorisca east, which is showed clearly in this album. Of my point of view his voice never partorisca to impress. It is it adds it Mezzosopran and will not tire you never to listen his voice. I recommend this album. As it prevails it volume a DVD that contains an interview with Katherine that pause in this album that in the volume of leaves of the way to know bit it better like the person.
5 / 5
It is the lovely lady with the voice adds. It pleases all the world-wide to to which likes him the music.
4 / 5
This Lady cost partorisca be known, the one who the talent !
So only like a ZIBIBBO (a lot good Sicilian has come target) when you plough a boat, chair a sweetness , but when it try it !!
Listening Katherine Jenkins you amenos big that a Etna.
4 / 5
Kathrine Jenkins Is the wonderful and a lot special singer and how is my favourite husband has each cd has done. It is that it shines on phase and an unforgettable artist. I remain to expect according to cd; hopefully the will not be too long before it is available.
5 / 5
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5 / 5
Fantastic. Katherine In his better especially on say me am not Dreaming, Ángel and Gravity. It is sum with a work but excels with these types of songs.
4 / 5
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4 / 5
I have bought this CD partorisca my husband and really likes. There is the good mix of the songs and Katherine sings each one that like this fantastically. A clarity in his voice is lovely.
Highly recommended
4 / 5
the voice of Amur Katherine and ossia another album adds . Highly recommend he together with virtually each one another album has produced.
4 / 5
Another good album for Katherine Jenkins - have the little in my collection now - prefer when it sings the mix to populate and classical. Fast delivery, good packaging and any @@subject at all to the equal that would recommend both product and vendor
5 / 5
Katherine isa the artist adds, but this election of songs left cold. A dvd partorisca touch that pause is likes look the dry product.
4 / 5
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5 / 5
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adds easy listening
would recommend them this to mine fellow
4 / 5
It is not in the lucky to have like this good-looking
singers in United Kingdom.
Katherine Has no only has taken the wonderful voice, but is lovely to look in also.
Candy of eye partorisca some boys.
Really is the ours credit everything.
4 / 5
Has bought partorisca my parents . To the as they both enjoy many .
5 / 5
Likes -you Katherine then will love this album... The election of songs partorisca adapt almost everyones flavours and in the really good prize.
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
Was the present for promise, That can say roughly Katherine Jenkins except excellent singer.
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
that can say it that I all ready has any brilliant the singer out of my own heart.
4 / 5
Ossia A prime minister of the his cd has but will not be a last, a quality of his voice is different class. Usually it listens to some tenors but this cd is taking touched all a time so only now

Top Customer Reviews: Enrico Caruso - The ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 8 ratings
5 / 5
They are relatively new to Enrico Caruso, has not been really a defender of work when it was the boy . As I have taken the little bit of the casualidad with this together of boxes - and am happy has done.

Caruso Is certainly a lot with the accuracy describes likes first superstar of a gramophone and a quality one his voice retained by means of a relatively primitive register the technicians of a day has to that individual. It have wanted to have it has listened in person.

Regarding a CDs his, can any gone bad. Each side has been lovingly restored for Ward Marston, the one who, for his contributo to his catalogue so only, surely would owe that it has been offered shares in Naxos for now! A quality of his remastering the work has to that individual. The notes of his producing has comprised in the majority of some CD booklets is detailed, without being in some upper and interested a lot the point of seen technician and historian.

To answer one of some other descriptions in this listing, EVERYTHING of a CDs has his full booklets have comprised. Some only differences among purchasing this together of boxes and a CDs individually is a box of map and a prize. With surpassed to Australia, this together of boxes has finalised to be roughly 1/3 of a prize of a character CDs has combined.

Although you are remotely interested in work or of the vocal register, take this together. For a historical value and a quality of a remastering merit the pity so only - a music is in prize .
5 / 5
Old register but really enjoyable for a wonderful flange, the must for any Caruso defender and good value for a prize.
5 / 5
Ward Marston has produced a better never scrollings of Caruso whole extant registers, both published and unpublished. If has no a time, patience, perseverance, cash, and a capacity to touch some originals with some corrected equalisations, speeds and styli, then buy this together. Ossia A better value for £46 in a planet.
5 / 5
After listening to a crackle and pop of the mine old 2-disk RCA the compilation has decided to invest in a Naxos together complete, based in a recommendation of a prime minister reviewer. I have not been disappointed. It was an exaggeration to say chair Caruso is in a room with you but a clarity of this animal-the masters has to that individual. Included some register sooner, done in the chamber of hotel of Milano 107 years ago, has the freshness that is quite that respite taken. All a heat of this voice adds is spent was. We have had Pavarotti and Sunday, but for me Caruso is still a man to beat.

And where could improve value for money - twelve disks in this prize? If you want to learn that Caruso was all roughly, or love a better version of his work, ossia a collection to take .
5 / 5
There is On some years have listened of a vintage ends reestablish record that Ward Marston has done to focus diverse classical record. I have purchased a lot of his vintage CDs in his own Marston focus, and am pleased really with a lifelike the sound takes of a acousticly has registered registers. This in spite of, this Naxos dipped of A Complete Caruso is incredible! Choose any disk and listen. You forget that these sounds have at least eighty-eight years. For some first calm times really can listen the Caruso without a 'aural turn' caused by a remastering in a RCA Victor the Complete register has dipped. A difference is likes that at night and day. As to prize, a Naxos the neighbour is more economic that included a reissued RCA together.

Would recommend this together with any the one who is interested in Caruso, early work, or the flange adds simple so only! This neighbour is not generally available United States been due to our laws of ridiculous copyright. Felizmente, there is United Kingdom of Amazon, and his service to an Or. S. It is excellent and fast. Bravo, Caruso! Take this together while you can, and also research a Naxos catalog, which is available by means of United Kingdom of Amazon.
4 / 5
ENRICO REGISTRI ARE ADD, The VOICE UNDERLINES WITH The MUSIC ANY ONE The BIG. Regarding the VENDOR, The PRIZE WAS to ADD And SOMETHING of DELIVERY ON.
5 / 5
Is the big collection and is the old register has expected like this the mixed stock exchange. But a quality is not good and a can not take a full recognition of EC of this together. If it likes- you join music and enjoy the good compraventa of voice something concealed comes from/comes from one 60 is and later.
5 / 5
Glorious scrollings. To good sure a better available and in an astonishingly low prize.

Top Customer Reviews: O ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 16 ratings
4 / 5
It has been verifying was Andreas Scholl album partorisca the while now, as required more! At present have 4 entirely, but ossia for far one of mine favourite. This album was so only that looked for - a wonderful voice of Andreas, English that clues of pause, the traditional classical music good-looking in abundance - this album is like birdsong, fill some heart with joy! If it wants to Andreas voice and traditional classical music, does not doubt, so only buy! It has wanted to add, that are not the religious person, but this album ameno out of my spiritual side, if this felt.
4 / 5
Purcell The complete works would have to that be in the each Englishman shelf in my opinion, but yes for some reason is not bent like this (and if no reason any one?) This register is an excellent panorama of a quality of Purcell compositions with legendary countertenor Andreas Scholl.

There is perhaps little point in me adding anything to a full description here for T Mason, like this simply head to this and add my own positive vote.
4 / 5
Absolutely glorious rendition of Purcell classics. 'When I am dipped in earth' shivers of envoy down my plug. Scholl imcomporable The voice improves year on year, and this selection of one of a More adds them the works of the English composer is the real to treat - sheer luxury to some ears!
5 / 5
I just desire that that this disk has been released like the hybrid multichannel SACD, the glorious sound and would listen his voice in his better!
4 / 5
Ossia One of my albums of FAVOURITE CD. Like this sensitive and like this intimate. A music is glorious and Andreas Scholl is touching.
4 / 5
Ravishing Combination of good-looking music, well singing and sensitive interpretation.
4 / 5
A tenor of counter adds in a cup of his form. Highly recommended.
4 / 5
Wow, The one who needs 'the Voice', ossia a necessary only voice
4 / 5
Finally... Songs for an English composer More adds them, sung by a More adds them 'English' countertenor. With this CD of secular and operatic arias for Henry Purcell, Andreas Scholl is returned to the his 'erste Liebe'. A selection comprises a lot of some better-known and has wanted to more songs, comprising soyusic for the while' and 'If the music is a lunch of master', both duquel LIKE THIS imbues with all a poise, the clarity and that comprises so that it is justly famous, remained with unexpected flashes of cheerfulness. Apparently, Gentleman Scholl considers this soyusic for the while' is one of a cup 10 songs written and in this evidence the one who would contest?

A infrequently-the song of Cold Character has registered, 'That can it thou art' of King Arthur, is the sheer triumphs by force and expression and is the particularly effective transposition to a countertenor row of some more usual bass/baritone - if you are not shivering and breathless for an end of him, clearly has not been listening properly. It contrasts, a ingeniously simple soymena Justo isle', which Gentleman Scholl has sung to such acclaim in a Last night of a Proms in 2005, is sung with the beguiling lightness to touch, and profits of the sensitive harpsichord/lute/cello trio during some vocal sections and lavishly smooth series and charming slope of the orchestral parts; I together product an absolutely scintillating rendition, a radiance duquel the just leaves stunned with marvel. A an air in that some controversy could arise is Dido Lament, 'When I am dipped in earth', he when be sung usually for the half-soprano, but the worry is needless; here it is surprisingly and movingly affecting and, after all, a feeling, if no a context, is universally applicable. It can go in with 'Or Soledad', but will take a picture for now.

Academy Byzantine Games several orchestral pieces with verve and alcohols and, in fact, these have a function of entity in a structure of a CD of then some of some songs have such one intensity to them that could not be followed instantly for another; as some the orchestral sections also do fault to leave an auditor to surface gradually of a stillness engendered for the particularly powerful or sensitive air. This in spite of, this CD is really all on some songs, where Stefano Montanari has a sense to appreciate that less it is more; his sweet, supportive orchestration (and particularly an elegant organ/harpsichord accompaniment of Markus Märkl) gives Andreas Scholl one spatial and liberty to do that he more - to use his voice to captivate, his Exc technical, his lovely way with words and his experience to breathe life and heat to some of some better-the songs written in a english tongue. Like face with John Dowland, Andreas Scholl, in last, Purcell his own.

A register comprises two duets with Christophe Dumaux, to to of those who voices like a lot also. A slow 'Or costs of dive Auriacae domus' done fantastically and would be in danger to be a point underlined of a CD if any take, well, all some other points have underlined. Esound A Trumpet', while, is sung with the delightfully involving liveliness, but are not totally has convinced that Scholl & Dumaux is an ideal pairing thus countertenor classical as, in my opinion, requires voice of the in general terms looked fashion to do an a lot of the majority of his counterpoint - sinister expect for Scholl & Davies in the near future but until then thinks that has to that leave Bowman & he casualidad still has is one.

Right, the turn has left to an elephant in a room. He this version of a elegiac 'A Hymn of Evening' Regime of Michael of the eclipse' supremely delicate, intelligent and reflective 1993 reading - a benchmark still like this long? Of course any, but is firmly at the side like one extraordinary, intensely good-looking new edition that want to, to good sure, also be a test of time.

Henry Purcell has been a lot has to do fault; it was to good sure value a wait.
4 / 5
Arrived punctually. Definately Any one my cup of tea like this lucky is the present for any the one who loves!!.
4 / 5
Was looked forward to this a lot and begins was a lot well. Wonderful voice
and no a fund of usual orchestra, but still a lot of punchy.

Sadly there was clicking in mine individual Cd for clue 12 and then that reads mine and
decree it before some the final songs could be listened.

Directs the busy life and could not be annoyed for the send behind, like this still listen the half the
CD, which is well, but like the desire could listen it everything without click and mine siguiendo.yo

someday buy it again in the big st. Tent.

Scholl HAS the for real good-looking voice still Purcell.
5 / 5
When I have received the message of text of the mine saying of father 'have you has listened Andreas new Scholl album, Or Soledad? Drop all and the take now!' So only I concealed. And I am a lot happy has done. Ossia An intelligently gathered collection of Purcell which will take you on the travesía by means of a lot of different emotions and dye musical. An inaugural album opens with 'Him the the music is a lunch of master' and for an end of this 2 clue of minute was had to done the he esing on'!
Has something totally captivating in a dark and chilling 'That art to be able the thou' and a famous Dido' Lament is a lot emotional.
Ossia Music that asks a full attention. More listened to in Soledad.
5 / 5
Has driven in my car with radio 3 on when I have listened a more pursuing song. For a time has taken to some lights of traffic, some tears were involuntarily flowing - is Andreas Scholl record of Dido lament 'When I am dipped in earth' of the his RECENT CD of Purcell music, 'Or Soledad'. I have bought immediately a CD and think it the scarce property. A rendition of a esong of freezing' of 'King Arthur' is startling, ape and touching - quite the piece of surprise. Sustained by a Byzantine Academy, Scholl mark his first register foray the Purcell and is triumph it . Material now estimate his version of 'When I am dipped in earth' as more sublimely beautiful and the tragic short piece has has not listened never. I seat a need to share this CD with my friends!
4 / 5
Was to write the full description of this wonderful disk, but finds that T Mason has there is already says all was to say. So much, my joint is to read the excellent description of Gentleman Mason and snap a disk up. It is the real gem .
4 / 5
Has expected this emission with anticipation adds,so only to be sadly has to that be Scholl emission poorer to date.
His voice ,whilst usually controlled is during a place and his diction me cringe.un so only redeeming the characteristic of this emission when being some instrumentalists the one who treat Ladies Purcell works admirably.
Until David Daniels has issued the together alike,save your money or alternatively invest in of the registers for James Bowman and Alfred Deller.
5 / 5
LOVELY CD. The only reason has valued the down was reason there is the plot of orchestra and any so much of Andreas.
Amur A voice of tenor of the counter.

Top Customer Reviews: Rossini: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 9 ratings
4 / 5
'Elisabetta, queen Of Inghilterra' was one first acts Rossini, has aged 23, compound partorisca Saint Theatre Carlos, Napoli, where was premiered the 4 October 1815.
A libretto for Giovanni Federico Schmidt (1775?-1839?), official Poet of this theatre, has been based in a game 'He paggio has given Leicester' (Napoli, Theatre of the Fund, 1813 and 1815) for Carlos Federici (1778-1848), in his probably based turn in a novel 'A Recess, or the History of another Time' (1783-1785) for an English novelist and dramatist Sophia Law (1750-1824).

Even Giovanni Schmidt has dominated a Neapolitan operatic production during a first neighbourhood of a Nineteenth Century, his libretti is, in of the general terms, any highly considered for critics.
'Elisabetta' Is considered one of his better work. Like the @@subject in fact, of the narrative point of view, this libretto is very robust. He no present incongruences, typical of like this works (Rossini Otello, partorisca chances), some flows of history smoothly and perfectly, and is dramaturgically well has built. Characters' the psychological introspection is interesting and his contrast of painful interior are appropriately has described. Versificación Is elegant, so only bit it too grandiloquent, and a vocabulary is very rich, precise and diverse.
Innovatively, Schmidt Augments a number of together scenes, reducing a number of a the alone some and deleting Arias in secondary functions.
This dramaturgical the construction leaves Rossini partorisca break a traditional succession of operatic movements, creating original and new aggregations of them.

Rossini Here reuses the plot of material composed previously (the chance the evident plus is one opening of 'Aureliano Palmira', which will result also one opening of 'He barber has given Siviglia'). Traditionally, this appearance is interpreted like the Rossini desire to present he in Napoli with the class of selection of his better music. Other critiques remark that Rossini uses, and constantly will use, this approximation partorisca obtain the deepest idea to a structure and some principles of operatic tongue. Perhaps both interpretations are well.
Like the @@subject in fact, Rossini the also material reuse extracted of 'Elisabetta' in of the latest works, as in the air of Rosina 'A small voice does'. Besides, a work has not been airily has created: a composer has done on 'Elisabetta' partorisca three month, the record period of time until a composition of emiramide'.
In the few words, 'Elisabetta' is a work attentively and has composed attentively. In a whole, ossia instinctively perceivable like the class of ineffable the balance that play out of him.
A main failure is a palette limited of vocal colours: two sopranos, a half (in the minor breeches function) and three tenors, without the lowest voice, because of a current availability of singers (or abundance of tenors!) To Napoli. In all the chance, a course of Elisabetta has been built in a wide vocal row of Isabella Colbran, someway unifying the half with the soprano, and a heart and a help of orchestration partorisca fill a lack of the lowest voice.

You will not fall enamoured with this work after your prime minister that listens. Usually, one will listen the 'Elisabetta' after another Rossini' works (and, especially, with which 'He barber'); for like this, the class of sense of 'already seen, already felt' beat obfuscate one first tries.
But - ossia at least that past mine - you regularly gone back his, increasingly appreciating it and every time finding some new refined characteristic.

'Elisabetta' Is the very solid work and an in fact pleasant work partorisca listen to, and taste a lot, but, in of a whole, can not be considered like an exceptional masterpiece. It is more compatible that, partorisca chance, Rossini is 'Otello', but a last, in a third Law, achieves artistic heights a lot of findable in 'Elisabetta'.

But that it is really exceptional is an action has presented here. This edition is wonderfully launched and a whole 1975 project was undoubtedly praiseworthy.

Montserrat Caballé (b. 1933) it Is an ideal Elisabetta . His vocality, his personality and his of course regal, solemnly static, has spent partorisca plant perfectly a function. It is in his wonderful prime: it sings ineffably well and perfectly has described one inner of contrast deep and painful of Elisabetta, rasgado go in female, ardent, the feelings and a distance have balanced his question of function governed. But Elizabeth I is been born partorisca be the Queen and also one has idealised Federici/Schmidt Elisabetta finally will identify his true vocation.
Caballé Perfectly renders all concealed by means of an exceptional virtuoso flange: the historical action!

José Persegue (b. 1946) it Is in his unbelievable @1970 prime. Perfectly it sings Leicester' noble and generous part: the real pleasure partorisca yours ear and an interpretation partorisca involve for your soul!

Valerie Masterson (b. 1937), unduly Down-registered, give his silvery voice to Matilde in an exceptional interpretation of this tender and courageous character.
His bell is perfect to 'integrate', with no interferences, Caballé' a, creating the very interesting effect.

Tenor Ugo Benelli (b. 1935), The real Rossinian specialist, is Norfolk, Iago of a situation. A very specialised singer with the good-looking light voice, Benelli perfectly has described an uselessness, perfidious and envious character.
Likes in a chance of Caballé-Masterson, Benelli the bell is differentiated clearly Careers' a: for like this, in a whole, a question of a vocal palette has limited here results the minor a.

Half-Soprano Rosanne Creffield Is the one of confidence and convincing Enrico, an adolescent courageous brother of Matilde.

Neil Jenkins (b. 1945), A third tenor, Guglielmo well and faithful, more than appropriately complete an exceptional mould.

Gianfranco Masini (1938-1993) In 1975 was still the young manager. In spite of, his interpretation is sure and has experienced. His reading is both attentive and vivid: absolutely idiomatic and convincing!

A LSO works in his his level big plus and, like this usual, John McCarthy Ambrosian the singers are simply ineffable.

Finally, an exceptional, and in a lot of in fact sublime passages, action for these coverages of ideal mould a bit those that failures of an already for real Rossinian work very pleasant: sincerely it thinks any repent of such the compraventa.

One ADDS stereo his of studio (Londra, 7/1975) is excellent: clear and animate like this in a better Philips tradition.

This 1992 edition looks the luxury forgotten: an exhaustive piece in English for Jack F. Mastroianni, Translated in German, French and Italian, four synopses of tongues and libretto, those photos of interest ... The bit of regime will leave you partorisca take the example has used well of this pocola held artistic in the prize of @@subject!
4 / 5
A lot of slipcase, any libretto, and ANY INFORMATION OF THE VENDOR IN THESE MISSING ELEMENTS.
And Against the STATEMENTS of the VENDOR, partorisca CONDITION OF THE PIECE Is not VERY GOOD BUT DEPLORABLE !
To the AMAZON has SAWED United Kingdom would OWE THAT BE MOREVIGILANT WITH THESE DISHONEST VENDORS.
5 / 5
One of Rossini minor of known works, but with Caballe, careers and a LSO can you any really gone bad.
4 / 5
Dream for real very satisfied of the purchase has given Investigation'work lirica, definitely a lot good-looking. Absolutely perfect The packaging and he CD has arrived in version still intact original. He vendor is showed very precise in the signage has given the times have given delivery, that dream been amply respected. A lot gradita The Posta has given confirmation of the order. Very a lot of soffisfatto.
4 / 5
Coffret 2 CD as it had not been never has used that it is trés thankful
audible Quality and good register, included if any recent and joins Fréderica von extraordinary Stadium
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Compraventa without remorse...
4 / 5
Give pieces of the boitier had been changed that that has not closed well but if no the compraventa is that it satisfies
5 / 5
Jose young of fresh Careers and one in his first Montserrat Caballe goodness a mould in this 1975 Phillips register and was in the voice adds. Another Rossini the works can be more famous and treated more frequently, but pocolos are better in an ear that Elisabetta. I do not possess it but it has listened a Work an emission of Scarce recent plus of Elisabetta. I vastly prefer this one and any one would have to that be happy to have this oldie but goodie in his library of work. .
5 / 5
Composed Any period napolitano of Rossini, 'Elisabetta' do fault of horse of battle partorisca Isabella Colbran. Here the one who Underline is The fantastic Caballé, it alone merit 5 stars and gives life to the paper helped for the actions that at all but that corrected of Careers and Masterson. One does tenor, always when it sings Rossini, is very debatable, of then does not possess you elements of a typical tenor rossiniano (agilidade, in a word). It remains- half desapontado, like this in Otello. Any entanto, he Caballé is soberbia.
4 / 5
Has possessed this dips in the elepé is and bought it so only in cd is. A Gramaphone informs for John Steane has declared that Caballe the flange is of an order of bel sings that one is privileged to listen once in the lifetime. It could not adapt more. His final scene will surprise calm partorisca a perfection partorisca melt of his voice. It is wonderful to have a youngster and the ardent careers complete them like this well. A whole action if first-has imposed.

Top Customer Reviews: Come Rain Or ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 9 ratings
5 / 5
‘The rain come or Come Resplandor' was a second of two ‘songbooks' of Sylvia McNair and Andre Previn, a prime minister is an excellent disk of Jerome Kern songs. This register is poured in a music of Harold Arlen, and date of 1995.
While Arlen the compositions are not quite like this very like this Kern is, there is still a lot of fine, enjoyable dips ready here: ‘While alive', ‘A morning with which'. ‘Goose, never be the peacock', ‘ ask me the resulted of me?', ‘Cocoanut Sweet', ‘So as well as it rained, ‘Last night when we were youngsters ' - as well as Arlen' two famous songs: ‘In a Rainbow' and ‘Time Racked'.
Like this before, Previn finds abundance of moments to aim of the his virtuosic touching (like double bassist David done Finck) but, for me, some the slow songs are more where McNair the voice is in his the majority of beautiful: ‘ it has been written in some star', ‘A sleepin' bee', ‘East times a sleep is on me' and a clue to title when being personal has underlined points .

Such give it that Previn and McNair has not taken to register more like this, according to some notes of booklet of the CD, a two of them planned other disks for composers likes him Irving Berlino, the school Spends and Johnny Mercer.
4 / 5
Has has listened Geese Never Be A Peacock on Irradiates of BBC 3, and has downloaded immediately an album. It is a standout clues for me like this far, pursuing and beautiful. But there is very other gems on here, in both jazz ballad and more upbeat ways, with Previn the brilliants accompanist.
Would not have known of this that registers that Sylvia McNair is a singer of work, as suitable his rich and resonant voice perfectly to the classical Broadway and idiom of nightclub.
4 / 5
To the equal that would expect Previn attacks the big note still again. It has had for real a measure to touch with music by means of all the genders.
5 / 5
McNair Can sing both ways with eases - Previn and Fink surround his voice with fashion and delicacy - a register is audiophile quality wonderful actions - you will not complain that it spends of the money
5 / 5
Harold Arlen the songs are wonderful and far too little known. Sylvia McNair Sing fantastically and real tip comprising of Arlen jazzy idiom, Andre Previn is glorious in the support and a whole session is the magic experience. Both are in his better east times a sleep is on me', the unlikely action to be surpassed. Highly recommended to all the lovers of music of quality.
5 / 5
Sylvia McNair Is, to good sure, one of some singers of Work the one who poden, with relieving sings that it is resulted labeled 'cross-on. Anything a eseal', certainly in Harold Arlens music,(which is very written, melodic and often, very emotional), one can does not boast the to be easy to sing. Especially Sylvia McNair is,easy to listen the voice and Andre Previn marks of accompaniment of brilliant piano for an hour or like this, of a lot of pleasureable listening.
Thankyou, Sylvia And Andre.
David Ackerman
4 / 5
The brilliant qualities was that it play the album Kern , with his big mates was , inspired and attentive .

The same raffinement , the same seduction never racoleuse .

Ossia Gives bijoux , these registers , that source redécouvrir the wealth and he finesse of all this fundamental repertoire in the American of popular culture , that gives the songs give musical comedies of Broadway ... Of the moment in that joins big voice of the classical repertoire the apropia , all respecting totally his sève natural ...

Taken Of Edges of joined finesse scarce .
4 / 5
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5 / 5
When I have read a description that accuses Sylvia McNair to be tired in this CD, has known I has has had to that the listen. To listen Miss McNair extracted Rachmaninoff Vocalise with a Symphony of Baltimora, a chance has been closed: his voice has flown simply like this easily, still like this powerfully, 'way on an orchestra, as if the low heavens, that has won my admiration immediately and for ever.
In this CD spend his classical formation the music that is already a lot-sprinkled with emotion of the his own as well as any how knots the auditors confer his. It likes purity and sweetness of his mark of voice for the real extracted, the quite a lot of thinner action that is not touched like this in a way of Barbra Streisand, to appoint any one am familiarised with and also enjoy.
Miss McNair Is easier that listen to, and his simple fashion this in spite of has the heat adds, gentility, and-dare say this in a face of modern culture-a sure diginity that has to that admit that it finds absolutely refreshing. Perhaps I am taking older, but the details subtiles is beginning to take me more.
He Tends to find his tired, can suggest a lot amiably that your ears require the little rest? There is like this noise in a world-wide today that a simple beauty, to calm of the music is everything too often masked for an emotion of artists those who simply follows some tides.
Miss McNair Is here to remain , at least in my player of CD. I have had hop the plan so only to listen and see his alive. And it is good-looking, also. Say his Russ sent...