Various ‎– Gramophone Editor's Choice: May 2006

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Recording Of The Month
1 Strauss* Ein Heldenleben - Der Held
Composed By – Strauss*Conductor – Sir Simon RattleOrchestra – Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra*Violin – Guy Braunstein
4:19
2 Alwyn* Symphony No 4 - Molto Vivace (Opening)
Composed By – Alwyn*Conductor – David LLoyd-JonesOrchestra – Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
3:25
3 Strozzi* Lagrime Mie, A Che Vi Trattenete (Opening)
Composed By – Strozzi*Conductor – Federico Maria SardelliEnsemble – Modo AntiquoSoprano Vocals – Anna Caterina Antonacci
3:45
4 Schubert* Marche Militaire In D, D733 No 1
Composed By – Schubert*Piano – James Levine (2), Evgeny Kissin*
4:17
5 Mozart* Così Fan Tutte - Temerari...Come Scoglio
Composed By – Mozart*Conductor – Louis LangréeMezzo-soprano Vocals – Elina Garanča*Orchestra – Camerata Salzburg*
5:49
6 Shostakovich* Violin Concerto No 1 - Scherzo. Allegro
Composed By – Shostakovich*Conductor – Sir Simon RattleOrchestra – Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra*Violin – Sarah Chang
6:32
7 Bach* Cello Suite No 2 - Sarabande; Gigue
Composed By – Bach*Trumpet – Alison Balsom
5:15
8 Mozart* Vesperae De Domenica - Laudate Dominum
Composed By – Mozart*Conductor – Robert King (9)Ensemble – The King's ConsortSoprano Vocals – Carolyn Sampson
4:26
9 Weill* Lost In The Stars
Composed By – Weill*Lyrics By [Uncredited] – Maxwell AndersonMezzo-soprano Vocals – Sarah ConnollyPiano – Eugene Asti
2:50
10 Saint-Saëns* Piano Trio No 2 - Grazioso, Poco Allegro
Composed By – Saint-Saëns*Ensemble – Florestan Trio*
4:21
Reputations
11 Wagner* Der Fliegende Holländer - Senta's Ballad
Composed By – Wagner*Conductor – Otto KlempererOrchestra – New Philharmonia OrchestraSoprano Vocals [Pamina] – Anja Silja
6:44
Collection
12 Purcell* The Fairy Queen - Hush, No More
Bass Vocals [Sleep - Uncredited] – Michael George (3)Choir – The SixteenComposed By – Purcell*Conductor – Harry ChristophersEnsemble – The Symphony Of Harmony And Invention
4:07
Competition
13 Various Untitled 3:45

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EDITOR'S CHOICE MAY 2006
THIS MONTH'S TOP TEN CLASSICAL CDS

INCLUDING
Simon Rattle conducting Richard Strauss, Levine and Kissin playing Schubert, mezzo Elina Garanča's stunning debut

ON WINGS OF SONG
David Vickers picks his favourite recording of Purcell's 'The Fairy Queen'

WIELAND WAGNER'S LOLITA
Annja Silja sings the role that proved she was more than a Bayreuth babe.

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Competition [Track 13]: Name these works, and tell us what the five particular moments have in common

Total Timing 59'51"

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Compilation © 2006 haymarket consumer

(Jewel case with insert)

NB. The insert includes credits for some performers from the original source recordings which do not actually appear on the featured tracks:

Track 7 - Alina Ibragimova (vn) / Alistair Ross (hpd/chbr org) / Mark Caudle (va da gamba)
Track 8: Choir of The King's Consort

NB. The rear of the CD mis-spells track 11 'Der fleigende Holländer' (sic) although it is correctly spelt in the inner insert.

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