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Check Our Catalog “Dmitri Hvorostovsky has enjoyed an A-list career since he emerged in the early 1990s. His brilliant, yet deceptively dark-hued voice is the embodiment of chiaroscuro, and the combination of vocal polish and emotion that he brings to his performances has made him an audience favorite.”–All Music Guide

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Check Our Catalog “The transforming power of imagination is rarely shown so clearly…. From the very first bars it feels that something special among Bartoli’s many fine recordings have come into being here with these two distinguished artists in association.”–Gramophone

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Renee Fleming: Verismo

Check Our Catalog “This collection of arias and scenes from verismo operas will be a must-have for fans of Renée Fleming. Fleming is in excellent voice, singing with her characteristic immaculate technique, creamy tone, warmth, and dramatic incisiveness.”–All Music Guide

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Check Our Catalog “Given her artistic significance, the discography that mezzo-soprano Lorraine Hunt Lieberson left at her death in 2006 was not large, so it’s heartening when new recordings of her work appear. This recital was taken from live recordings she made with the Orchestra of Emmanuel Music, the ensemble-in-residence at Emmanuel Church, Boston, between [...]

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Rene Pape: Gods, Kings & Demons

Check Our Catalog “That the German bass René Pape is one of the most compelling artists to have emerged internationally in the last 15 years is proved again by his phenomenal singing on his new recording.”–New York Times

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Chris Botti: In Boston

Check Our Catalog “Chris Botti in Boston features trumpeter Chris Botti along with a bevy of name artists performing live with the Boston Pops Orchestra at Symphony Hall in 2008. Fully documented as a concert film and album, the night is an intimate and soulful birds-eye view of the supple-toned trumpeter who has grown into [...]

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The Priests

Check Our Catalog It was at St. MacNissi’s College in Derry, Ireland, where Father Eugene O’Hagen, Father Martin O’Hagen, and Father David Delargy met for the first time and realized their musical prowess as a singing trio. Nicknamed Holy Holy Holy by their peers due to their shared determination to enter the priesthood, the talented [...]

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Anna Netrebko: Souvenirs

Check Our Catalog “With this album, Anna Netrebko turns to lighter selections than her standard fare: arias and ensembles from operettas, folk, and salon songs, and crowd-pleasing favorites. She gives this repertoire the same focus, interpretive eloquence, and vocal brilliance that she brings to more “serious” material. Netrebko is notable for the absolute purity and [...]

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Check Our Catalog Luciano Pavarotti was the rare artist who could easily bridge the divide between classical and popular music. Together with an impressive roster of the best-known names in rock, pop, and jazz, Pavarotti entertained millions of people around the world with his “Pavarotti & Friends” concerts. This release is the first time that [...]

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Andrea Bocelli: Incanto

Check Our Catalog “Incanto coincides with the singer’s 50th birthday, serving as a personal tribute to the musical traditions of his homeland. The recording features 14 gems from the treasure chest of classic Italian love songs. Each brims with the sparkling orchestrations and warmth that have become the signature Bocelli sound.”—Barnes & Noble

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Check Our Catalog Celebrated as the musical poet of the English landscape, Vaughan Williams was also a visionary composer of enormous range: from the pastoral lyricism of The Lark Ascending and the still melancholy of Silent Noon to the chilly grandeur of the Sinfonia Antartica and the noisy ceremonial of All people that on earth [...]

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Richard Strauss: Songs & Arias

Check Our Catalog Renée Fleming, the world’s preeminent lyric soprano, is joined by Christian Thielemann, internationally acclaimed for his performances of Strauss works, for this recording of the exquisitely beautiful Four Last Songs. In addition, Fleming performs a selection of lieder with orchestra as well as arias from Ariadne auf Naxos and Die ägyptische Helena. [...]

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Check Our Catalog One of the leading English composers of his generation, Vaughan Williams went some way towards creating a specifically English musical idiom, influenced by his interest in faolk-song yet underpinned by a personal vision and language. This is nowhere better expressed than in his superb cycle of Nine Symphonies. The ‘London’ Symphony features [...]

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Chant: Music for the Soul

Check Our Catalog Chant is the most peaceful music imaginable. Chant: Music for the Soul, is the ultimate in relaxation and stress relief – the perfect antidote to our fast-moving modern world. Chant has proven to heal, calm and also give strength; its power is timeless and universal. (Amazon.com)

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