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The Welsh Male Voice Choir Tradition: Morriston Orpheus

The Welsh Male Voice Choir Tradition: Morriston Orpheus Morriston Orpheus Choir conducted by Ivor E. Sims Catalogue Number: ALN 1931 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Stereo 1959/61 Time: 63:37 Price: £6.99 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “The special tradition of the Welsh Male Voice Choir ‘wells up from the Valleys’ here in stirring and […]

April 1st, 2012
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Byrd: Mass for 5 Voices/ Ave Verum Corpus etc/ Gibbons: Verse Anthems

Byrd: Mass for 5 Voices/ Ave Verum Corpus etc/ Gibbons: Verse Anthems William Byrd (1543-1623): Mass For Five Voices King’s College Choir, Cambridge David Willcocks Catalogue Number: ALC 1182 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 67:00 STEREO 1961 Price: £6.99 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Mass for 5 Voices) “the serenity of the King’s […]

April 1st, 2012
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J S Bach: Motet BWV227 / Sacred Part-Songs / St John Passion choruses

J S Bach: Motet BWV227 / Sacred Part-Songs / St John Passion choruses King’s College Choir, Cambridge David Willcocks Catalogue Number: ALC 1181 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 70:15 stereo 1961 Price: £6.99 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “It’s rather nice to go back to the King’s way, to the old firm of […]

April 1st, 2012
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Palestrina Missa Brevis & Missa Lauda Sion, 2 Motets

Palestrina Missa Brevis & Missa Lauda Sion, 2 Motets Pro Cantione Antiqua Mark Brown Catalogue Number: ALC 1178 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 65:47 / DDD, 1991 Price: £6.99 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Lauda Sion is, in Pro Cantione Antiqua’s sober and elegant account, hardly less beautiful than the Brevis…slightly plangent countertenor […]

April 1st, 2012
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Vivaldi: Music for Vespers

Vivaldi: Music for Vespers Ex Cathedra / Jeffrey Skidmore Catalogue Number: ALC 1176 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: DDD, 1992 Time 69:51 Price: £6.99   CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “This disc casts helpful light on a side of the Priest-Composer rarely glimpsed, helping further dispel the absurd myth that he wrote one piece […]

April 1st, 2012
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Shostakovich Symphony No.4

Shostakovich Symphony No.4 WDR Orchestra Rudolf Barshai Catalogue Number: ALC 1169 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: DDD 62:02, 2002 Price: £6.99 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Barshai’s performance possesses real urgency and weight of sonority …sense of concentration…satisfying formal coherence…Barshai’s credentials with the composer could hardly be better demonstrated” ( © Gramophone) 1. Allegretto […]

April 1st, 2012
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Favourite Hymns from England

Favourite Hymns from England Salisbury Cathedral Choir Simon Lole, Director Catalogue Number: ALC 1166 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: DDD Time 71:00 (1999/2005) Price: £6.99 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “The foundation stone was laid in 1220 for a new cathedral in St Mary’s Mead, part of Salisbury’s water meadows, for what became one […]

April 1st, 2012
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Centenary Album: Very Best of

Centenary Album: Very Best of Kathleen Ferrier Catalogue Number: ALC 1157 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 76:27, AAD 1946/52 Price: £6.99 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Klever Kaff or The Lass from Blackburn, originally a telephonist then pianist who yearned to sing, combined two things: the personality to communicate with the widest audience, […]

April 1st, 2012
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ANDRÉS SEGOVIA – MAESTRO

ANDRÉS SEGOVIA – MAESTRO ANDRÉS SEGOVIA Catalogue Number: ALC 1195 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 69:37, Stereo 1961 Price: £6.99 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY ‘Segovia was in his 95th year when he died in 1987. By then he had become the most famous guitarist of his day and had been responsible for […]

April 1st, 2012
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Arie Antiche

Arie Antiche Emma Kirkby Anthony Rooley (lute) Catalogue Number: ALC 1180 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 63:03 1992/3 DDD Price: £6.99 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY Remembering something joyfully special about those sessions; the place, the music, colleagues, little incidents, can flood back in as we listen ! In the case of anything […]

April 1st, 2012
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