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A total of 14 arias from four centuries can be heard on “Inferno e Paradiso”. Each aria stands for a deadly sin or a Christian virtue.

Awards
Opus Klassik Awards 2020 Nominee - Female Singer of the Year

Composers

Albinoni, Tomaso (1671-1751)
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Bononcini, Giovanni Battista (1670-1747)
Broschi, Riccardo (1698-1756)
Caldara, Antonio (1670-1736)
Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759)
Hasse, Johann Adolph (1699-1783)
Jürgens, Udo (1934-2014)
Sting (né Gordon Sumner) (b.1951)
Vinci, Leonardo (1690-1730)
Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)

Works

Albinoni: Dopo I nembi e le procelle (from Eraclea)
Bach, J S: Erbarme dich (from St Matthew Passion, BWV244)
Bononcini, G B: M'incateni e se mi sciogli (from San Nicola di Bari)
Broschi, R: Qual guerriero in campo armato (from Idaspe)
Handel: Tu del ciel ministro eletto (Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno)
Hasse, J A: Non ha più pace (from Cajo Fabricio)
Hasse, J A: Se tu non senti, oh Dio (from Cajo Fabricio)
Jürgens: Aber bitte mit Sahne
Sting: Fields of gold
Vinci, Leonardo: In braccio a mille furie (from Semiramide Riconosciuta)
Vivaldi: Gelido in ogni vena (from Il Farnace, RV711)
Publication date: 2020-02-14
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Musica Antiqua Latina, Coro da Camera Italiano
Giordano Antonelli

Composers

Bononcini, Antonio Maria (1677-1726)
Colonna, Giovanni Paolo (1637-95)
Corelli, Arcangelo (1653-1713)
Frescobaldi, Girolamo (1583-1643)
Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759)
Kerll, Johann Kaspar (1627-93)
Pasquini, Bernardo (1637-1710)
Scarlatti, Alessandro (1660-1725)

Works

anon.: Alma Redemptoris Mater
anon.: Ave Maris Stella
Handel: Haec est Regina virginum, HWV 235
Handel: Te Decus Virgineum, HWV 243
Publication date: 2020-02-14
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With an album of celebration - both joyful and solemn - trumpeter Alison Balsom again declares her love for the baroque era, which she calls “the golden age of the trumpet”. Joining Handel's exuberant Music for the Royal Fireworks are works by two other German-born composers - JS Bach and Telemann - and by the London-born Henry Purcell. “These baroque composers knew the instrument they were writing for,” says Balsom. “There is such value in searching out the sound that they would have heard themselves, with the intention of authenticity. When it comes together it is utterly thrilling.”

Rewards
Opus Klassik Awards 2020 Nominee - Instrumentalist of the Year

Works

Bach, J S: Christmas Oratorio, BWV248
Bach, J S: Christmas Oratorio, BWV248: Sinfonia 'Hirtenmusik'
Bach, J S: Jauchzet frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage (from Christmas Oratorio, BWV248)
Bach, J S: Jesu, bleibet meine Freude (from Cantata BWV147 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben')
Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV351
Purcell: Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, 1695: Funeral Sentences
Purcell: Sonata for Trumpet and Strings in D major, Z850
Telemann: Concerto TWV 51:D7 in D major for trumpet, strings & b.c.
Publication date: 2019-11-08
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Facce d'amore, 'Faces of love' follows Jakub Józef Orliński's first solo album, Anima Sacra, which moved Gramophone magazine to announce that “This is a voice with a big future.” It brings a switch from the sacred to the personal and passionate. As the Polish-born, New York-trained countertenor says, the programme - which includes eight world premiere recordings - comprises “operatic arias that tell a story, showing a musical picture of a male lover in the baroque era - not only the positive side, like joyful or reciprocated love, but also anger or even madness.”

Facce d'amore, 'Faces of love', is the second solo album from countertenor Jakub Józef Orliński. It follows Anima Sacra, released in 2018, an Erato debut which moved Gramophone magazine to announce that “This is a voice with a big future,” and The Sunday Times, having extolled the “the unearthly beauty of Orliński's tone, his pearly coloratura and fabulous breath control,” to say, “He's only 28, but this is a special voice to look out for.”

The new album brings a switch from the sacred to the personal and passionate. As the Polish-born, New York-trained singer explains: “On Anima Sacra I wanted to take listeners on a spiritual journey through an entire programme based on sacred music of the 18th century. The idea behind Facce d'amore is a bit different.”

A great deal has happened in Jakub Józef Orliński's career since the release of Anima Sacra, which has taken his name around the world. The New Yorker magazine has summed him up with the headline “A millennial countertenor's pop-star appeal”, while his assumption of the title role

Awards
The Times Records of the Year 2019
Presto Recording of the Week 20th December 2019
International Opera Awards 2020 Nominated - Solo Recital Recording
Opus Klassik Awards 2020 Nominee - Male Singer of the Year
Opus Klassik Awards 2020 Nominee - Conductor of the Year
Gramophone Awards 2020 Finalist - Recital

Jakub Józef Orliński (countertenor)
Il Pomo d'Oro, Maxim Emelyanychev

Works

Bononcini, G B: Infelice mia costanza (from La Costanza non gradita nel doppio amore d'Aminta)
Bononcini, G B: La Nemica d'Amore fatta Amante: Sinfonia
Boretti: Chi scherza con Amor (from Eliogabalo)
Boretti: Claudio Cesare: Sinfonia
Boretti: Crudo amor non hai pietà (from Claudio Cesare)
Cavalli: Erme, e solinghe cime ... Lucidissima face (from La Calisto)
Conti, F: Odio, vendetta, amore (from Don Chisciotte in Sierra Morena)
Handel: Ah Stigie larve! (from Orlando)
Handel: Pena tiranna (from Amadigi)
Handel: Spera, ché tra le care gioie (from Muzio Scevola)
Handel: Voi, che udite il mio lamento (from Agrippina)
Hasse, J A: Sempre a si vaghi rai (from Orfeo)
Matteis the Younger: Ballo dei Bagatellieri
Orlandini: Che m'ami ti prega (from Nerone)
Predieri: Dovrian quest'occhi piangere (from Scipione il giovane)
Predieri: Finche salvo è l'amor suo (from Scipione il giovane)
Scarlatti, A: Fra gl'assalti di Cupido (from Pirro e Demetrio)
Publication date: 2019-11-08
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R 240
What's standing in the way of your best life? It's not your boss, your mother or your metabolism. Maybe it's you.
Lauren Handel Zander knows that people are hungry for results-oriented, no-nonsense advice. Someone to tell it to them straight. To give them not only inspiration to change, but a step-by-step plan to get it done. That's what she's done for tens of thousands of clients at Handel Group with her take-no-prisoners brand of radical personal accountability - a proven program that has worked for bestselling authors, top businesspeople, award-winning artists . . . and now, you.

In Maybe It's You, you will finally and forever learn to:

*Cut the crap about being 'true to yourself', when you don't have a clue who that is.

*Tell the truth and nothing but your truth.

*Manage the head you call home.

*Get good at keeping promises to yourself.

*Find your sense of humour. Yes, it's missing.

Whether you want to find love, succeed at work, fix a fractured relationship, or lose weight, Maybe It's You will offer a road map to help you finally get there.
Publication date: 2018-08-31
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Rolf Lislevand and Concerto Stella Matutina first worked on a project in 2011, which would result in a prosperous collaboration in concert series and now, the release of their first CD together. The album is a mix of baroque and jazz as well as improvised passages with music arranged for the 12 people orchestra by Andrea Falconieri, Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Johann Heinrich Schmelzer and Vincenzo Albrici. Bringing the elements of baroque and jazz together and developing a new kind of music by optimizing the instruments of Early Music and giving each instrument section its moment on the recording was the goal of this release. With this intimate and wel lmixed recording, the musicians did not aim to create crossover music or fit into any other genre but rather generate a sound that is a symbiosis of different musical elements.

Concerto Stella Matutina, Rolf Lislevand

Awards
Opus Klassik Awards 2019 Winner - Classical Without Borders

Composers

Foscarini, Giovanni Paolo (1600-47)
Frescobaldi, Girolamo (1583-1643)
Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759)
Vejvanovsky, Pavel Josef (1640-93)
Works

Foscarini: Pass'e mezzo e passacalli
Foscarini: Tastegiata detta la Feretti
Frescobaldi: Aria di Passacaglia
Handel: Eternal Source of Light Divine (from Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, HWV74)
Vejvanovsky: Intrada
Publication date: 2018-06-29
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Recorded live in June 2017 at the magnificent Liceu Theatre in Barcelona, this DVD is the companion to Joyce DiDonato's award-winning album In War and Peace: Harmony through Music. Seeking answers to the existential question 'In the midst of chaos, how do you find peace?', it makes a compelling piece of music theatre as DiDonato journeys through arias by Handel, Purcell, Monteverdi, Leo and Jommelli with Il Pomo d'Oro and conductor Maxim Emelyanychev.

On stage, In War and Peace: Harmony through Musicmakes a compelling piece of music theatre. In Barcelona, as on the European and North American tours she made in late 2016, DiDonato was joined by the baroque orchestra Il Pomo d'Oro and its principal conductor Maxim Emelyanychev. May and June 2018 bring further performances in Portugal, France, Germany, Turkey and Hungary.

Running time: 140 min
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Sound Format: Stereo PCM 2.0
Dolby Digital 5.1
Menu language: English
Subtitles: FR, ENG, GR, IT regions
16:9

Live from Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, June 2017

Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano)
Il Pomo d'Oro, Maxim Emelyanychev

Composers

Cavalieri, Emilio de (c.1550-1602)
Gesualdo, Carlo (1566-1613)
Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759)
Jommelli, Niccolò (1714-74)
Leo, Leonardo (1694-1744)
Pärt, Arvo (b.1935)
Purcell, Henry (1659-95)
Strauss, Richard (1864-1949)

Works

Gesualdo: Tristis est anima mea
Handel: Augeletti che cantate (from Rinaldo)
Handel: Da tempeste il legno infranto (from Giulio Cesare)
Handel: Lascia ch'io pianga (from Rinaldo)
Handel: Pensieri, voi mi tormentate! (from Agrippina)
Handel: Scenes of horror (from Jephtha)
Handel: Susanna: Crystal streams in murmurs flowing
Jommelli: Par che di Giubilo (from Attilio Regolo)
Leo: Prendi quel ferro, o barbaro! (from Andromaca)
Pärt: Da pacem Domine
Purcell: Chacony in G minor
Purcell: They tell us that your mighty powers, Z630
Purcell: Thy hand, Belinda … When I am laid in earth (from Dido & Aeneas)
Strauss, R: Morgen, Op. 27 No. 4
Publication date: 2018-04-06
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Swiss soprano Regula Mühlemann displays her wonderfully light voice with an album of 'Cleopatra' arias from operas by Vivaldi and Handel alongside undiscovered gems by Graun, Legrenzi, Hasse, Scarlatti, Mattheson and Sartorio.

The legendary figure of Cleopatra is featured in more than 80 operas from the 17th and 18th centuries and is perfectly embodied by Regula's breathtaking, beautiful and expressive voice. Regula is joined on this album by one of Europe's finest Baroque ensembles, La Folia Barockorchester.

Awards
Presto Editor's Choice September 2017
Record Review 16th September 2017 Recording of the Week
Opus Klassik Awards 2018 Winner - Newcomer (singer)

Regula Mühlemann (soprano)
La Folia Barockorchester, Robin Peter Müller

Composers

Graun, Carl Heinrich (1704-59)
Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759)
Hasse, Johann Adolph (1699-1783)
Legrenzi, Giovanni (1626-90)
Mattheson, Johann (1681-1764)
Sartorio, Antonio (1630-80)
Scarlatti, Alessandro (1660-1725)
Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)

Works

Graun, C H: Cleopatra & Cesare
Graun, C H: Tra le procelle assorto (from Cleopatra e Cesare)
Handel: Che sento?...Se pietà di me non senti (from Giulio Cesare)
Handel: Giulio Cesare in Egitto
Hasse, J A: Lascia, Antonio, deh lascia (from Antonio e cleopatra)
Hasse, J A: Marc' Antonio e Cleopatra
Hasse, J A: Morte, col fiero aspetto (from Antonio e cleopatra)
Hasse, J A: Quel candido armellino (from Antonio e cleopatra)
Legrenzi: Antioco il Grande
Legrenzi: Se tu sarai felice (from Antioco il Grande)
Mattheson: Die unglücksselige Cleopatra
Mattheson: Mein Leben ist hin (from Die unglückselige Cleopatra)
Mattheson: Ruhe sanft, geliebter Geist (from Die unglückselige Cleopatra)
Sartorio: Giulio Cesare in Egitto
Sartorio: Quando voglio (from Giulio Cesare in Egitto)
Scarlatti, A: Antonio, e qual destino (from Marc'Antonio e Cleopatra)
Scarlatti, A: Marc'Antonio e Cleopatra, H. 121
Scarlatti, A: Vò goder senza contrasto (from Marc'Antonio e Cleopatra)
Vivaldi: Il Tigrane (opera fragment)
Publication date: 2017-09-08
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Described by librettist Charles Jennens with typical English understatement as “a fine entertainment”, Handelʼs Messiah was initially controversial as a biblical oratorio written for secular theatres. Within years it was however being “received with universal applause” and its composerʼs purpose in delighting and charming his listeners has made this masterpiece an international favourite ever since. This eye-catching, audiovisual recording of Handelʼs masterpiece with its cast of renowned soloists captures the 2016 Easter concert in the impressive baroque Basilica of Klosterneuburg, Austria.

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo, DTS 5.1
Subtitles: EN, DE
Region code: 0 (Worldwide)

Hanna Herfurtner (soprano), Gaia Petrone (alto), Michael Schade (tenor) & Christian Immler (bass)
Salzburger Bachchor & Bach Consort Wien, Rubén Dubrovsky

Composers

Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759)

Works

Handel: Messiah
Publication date: 2017-04-13
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Sonya Yoncheva devotes her second solo album to the music of Handel, showing another facet of her wide-ranging repertoire. Being an alumna of William Christie's Le Jardin des Voix, the Baroque era formed her musical understanding at an early stage of her career, laying the foundation for her versatile & broad-reaching repertoire. Currently praised as “the best Traviata in the world at present” (Die Welt), Sonya Yoncheva is one of today's fastest rising opera stars. She is a regular guest at the world's leading opera houses such as the Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House, Bayerische Staatsoper, Berlin State Opera, Wiener Staatsoper & the Opéra de Paris. A great composer of vocal music, Handel based some of his most beautiful operas & oratories on the enchanting sensibility of the feminine voice. His heroines are strong, independent women determining their own destiny - attributes Sonya relates to in all respects. From Mar 3rd - Apr 18th, 2017 Sonya will embark on a concert tour featuring the Baroque repertoire highlighted on the Handel album release.

Composers

Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759)
Purcell, Henry (1659-95)

Works

Handel: Agrippina
Handel: Ah! mio cor! (from Alcina)
Handel: Alcina
Handel: Giulio Cesare in Egitto
Handel: Io t'abbraccio (from Rodelinda)
Handel: Lascia ch'io pianga (from Rinaldo)
Handel: Non disperar (from Giulio Cesare)
Handel: Pensieri, voi mi tormentate! (from Agrippina)
Handel: Rinaldo
Handel: Rodelinda
Handel: Se pietà di me non senti (from Giulio Cesare)
Handel: Theodora, HWV 68
Handel: To thee, thou glorious son of worth (from Theodora)
Handel: Tornami a vagheggiar (from Alcina)
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas
Purcell: Thy hand, Belinda … When I am laid in earth (from Dido & Aeneas)
Publication date: 2017-02-03
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Kirsty Hopkins (soprano), Charles MacDougall (tenor), Eleanor Dennis (soprano), Greg Tassell (tenor), Daniel Moult (organ), Benjamin Bevan (baritone), Sophie Bevan (soprano)
London Early Opera, Bridget Cunningham

Composers

Arne, Thomas (1710-78)
Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759)
Hebden, John (c.1712-65)
Moult, Daniel (b.1973)

Works

Arne: Colin and Phoebe 'A Pastoral': Be still O ye winds and attentive ye Swains
Handel: The Advice Mortals wisely learn to measure
Handel: Acis and Galatea
Handel: Acis and Galatea: Sinfonia
Handel: As steals the morn (from L'Allegro, il Penseroso, ed il Moderato)
Handel: Dead March from Saul
Handel: Hush, ye pretty warbling quire (from Acis and Galatea)
Handel: Organ Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, HWV290, Op. 4 No. 2
Handel: The Melancholy Nymph from The What d'ye Call it? (1715)
Handel: Ye verdant plains and woody mountains (from Acis and Galatea)
Hebden: Concerto No. 1 in A major
Moult: Organ improvisation in the style of John Worgan and Handel
Publication date: 2016-03-04
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Tracklist
1. George Frideric Handel* Air And Variations 'The Harmonious Blacksmith'
2. Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer Passacaglia In D Minor
3. François Couperin Les Baricades Mystérieuses
4. Johann Sebastian Bach Italian Concerto In F Major, BWV 971
5. Jean-Philippe Rameau Gavotte Avec 6 Doubles
6. Domenico Scarlatti Sonata In E Major, K.380
7. Domenico Scarlatti Sonata In E Major, K.381
8. Joseph-Hector Fiocco* Adagio In G Major
9. Louis-Claude Daquin Le Coucou
10. Claude-Benigne Balbastre* La Suzanne
Publication date: 2015-01-26
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Contralto & conductor Nathalie Stutzmann is an exciting new signing, having left Deutsche Grammophon/Universal to join the Erato roster. Considered to be one of the most outstanding musical personalities of our time, she has parallel careers as both a contralto and an orchestra conductor. She sings regularly with the world's greatest conductors and orchestras, including the Berliner Philharmoniker under Sir Simon Rattle, Vienna Philharmonic, Orchestre de Paris, the LSO and Rotterdam Philharmonic under Yannick Nézet-Séguin. She currently is in residence with the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra (OSESP).

In 2009, Nathalie Stutzmann founded her own chamber orchestra, Orfeo 55, playing on both baroque and modern instruments, with which she tours extensively and partners her on this new release. The orchestras' repertoire reflects the breadth of Nathalie's own, performing not only music from the Baroque period, but also works by composers in the 20th century such as Richard Strauss and Arnold Schoenberg. This album focuses on Handel's contralto arias, wonderful music from some of his best-loved operas, but rarely heard independently of full performances. With this release Nathalie Stutzmann gives light to these heroes usually in the shadows, giving these characters and this wonderful music a new perspective - making them the stars of this album.

Nathalie Stutzmann (contralto & conductor), Philippe Jaroussky (counter-tenor)
Orfeo 55

Catalogue No: 2564623177
Label: Erato
Length: 79 minutes

Composers

Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759)

Works

Handel: Agrippina
Handel: Alessandro, HWV21
Handel: Amadigi di Gaula
Handel: Arianna in Creta HWV 32
Handel: Ariodante
Handel: Ballo di poston e pastorelle (from Amadigi di Gaula)
Handel: Dover, giustizia, amor (from Ariodante)
Handel: Giulio Cesare in Egitto
Handel: Io seguo sol fiero (from Partenope)
Handel: L'aure che spira (from Giulio Cesare)
Handel: Lucio Cornelio Silla, HWV10
Handel: Non so se sia la speme (from Serse)
Handel: Orlando
Handel: Par che mi nasca in seno (from Tamerlano)
Handel: Partenope, HWV 27
Handel: Partenope: Sinfonia
Handel: Pena tiranna (from Amadigi)
Handel: Radamisto
Handel: Rodelinda
Handel: Scipione
Handel: Se fiera belva ha cinto (from Rodelinda)
Handel: Senti, bell'idol mio (from Silla)
Handel: Serse
Handel: Son contenta di morire (Radamisto)
Handel: Son nata a lagrimar (from Giulio Cesare)
Handel: Son qual stanco pellegrino (from Arianna in Creta)
Handel: Tamerlano
Handel: Voi, che udite il mio lamento (from Agrippina)
Publication date: 2014-10-06
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Simon Preston (organ)
Westminster Abbey Choir, Trevor Pinnock

Composers

Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759)

Works

Handel: Coronation Anthem No. 1, HWV258 'Zadok the Priest'
Handel: Coronation Anthem No. 2, HWV259 'Let Thy Hand be Stengthened'
Handel: Coronation Anthem No. 3, HWV260 'The King Shall Rejoice'
Handel: Coronation Anthem No. 4, HWV261 'My Heart is Inditing'
Handel: Coronation Anthems Nos. 1-4
Handel: Dixit Dominus, HWV 232
Publication date: 2013-01-14
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Anthony Rolfe-Johnson (tenor)
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner

The brainchild of Neville Marriner, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields was founded in 1959, quickly becoming an example of the highest level of chamber musicianship in Britain, paving the way for the revival of Baroque performances.

Described by Denis Stevens as owning 'more sense of style than all the chamber orchestras in Europe', the Academy made a prolific number of recordings over the years, becoming the most recorded chamber orchestra in the world.

Having taken conducting lessons from Pierre Monteux, Marriner became known for his rhythmic and precise style, and was responsible for the refined string sound for which the Academy became famous.

Marriner's rendition of Mendelssohn's 'Italian' Symphony is energetic and committed, yet sensitively communicated. Rolfe-Johnson's Proms performance of Britten's Les Illuminations took place at the height of his career. He performed at the world's major opera chouses (the Royal Opera House, La Scala, The Met) and with major orchestras (New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony Orchestra), recording mainly for Hyperion. This performance is utterly convincing.

Beethoven's Große Fuge is a performance of Marriner's own arrangement for chamber orchestra. Their recording of Beethoven 3 is described in the Penguin Guide as having the impression 'of weight and strength, coupled with a rare transparency of texture and extraordinary resilience of rhythm'.

The 'interpretive skill and musicianship' of Marriner and the ASMF, his 'superb ensemble' are described in the Penguin Guide featuring Marriner's recording of the Handel Concerti grossi on Decca.

This is the first DVD release of this material.

Picture format: 4:3
Running time: 86'
Subtitles: n/a
Menu languages: English
Booklet languages: E/F/G
Region code: 0
Territory Restrictions: None

Composers

Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Britten, Benjamin (1913-76)
Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759)
Mendelssohn, Felix (1809-47)

Works

Beethoven: Grosse Fuge in B flat major, Op. 133
Britten: Les illuminations, Op. 18
Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (from Solomon)
Handel: Concerto grosso, Op. 6 No. 11 in A major, HWV329
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 'Italian'
Publication date: 2012-02-27

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