Anthologies & Miscellanies

Baroque Miscellany

Album title: ‘A Baroque Festival’ VER 5613042  (Virgin)

or Baroque Classics CDM 7698532 (EMI) /

See ‘Baroque Miscellany’ in Anthologies and Miscellanies

JS BACH Sonatas and Sinfonias inc. Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring  /

HANDEL Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, Harp Concerto /

PACHELBEL Canon and Gigue /

PURCELL Suite of Theatre Music, Three Parts upon a Ground

Surely the best baroque pops record ever (Observer)


HMV 5743712  (EMI) and VER 5613092 (Virgin)

ALLEGRI Miserere / JOSQUIN Pater noster / MORALES Lamentabatur Jacob /

PALESTRINA Stabat Mater / Jubilate Deo / Dum complerentur Jacob

you quite simply must hear it (Early Music)

Masterworks from late-medieval England and Scotland

BROWNE O Maria salvatoris Mater , Stabat Mater dolorosa /

CARVER O bone Jesu, Gaude flore virginali /

TAVERNER Quemadmodum,  O splendor gloriae

CDC 7496612  (EMI)

A magnificent collection, modelled with clarity and maturity (The Times)


HMV 5734772

CASTELLO Sonata seconda GABRIELI Intonatione del Nono Tono / Fuga del Nono Tono In ecclesiis /

Canzon VIII / Magnificat GRANDI O quam tu pulchra es LEGRENZI Sonata da chiesa.

LOTTI Crucifixus a 6 / Crucifixus a 10  MONTEVERDI Adoramus te, Christe / Exulte, filia Sion /

Currite populi / Christe, adoramus te   VIVALDI Clarae stellae, scintillate

Parrott / Taverner Choir, Consort and Players

I can thoroughly recommend the whole of this disc for the fine singing and instrumental playing (BBC Radio 3)

OUT of the NIGHT

PƒRT Magnificat / Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen / Fratres

TAVENER Out of the Night / Canticle of the Mother of God / Threnos

SK 61753  (SONY)

gets to the spiritual heart of the music with intense passion (Music Week)

The POCKET PURCELL: A tercentenary tribute.

VC5451162  (Virgin)

Miscellany inc. Suite of Theatre Music / Masque of the Four Seasons / Rejoice in the Lord alway /

If music be the food of love / Close thine eyes.

Parrott / Taverner Consort & Players / Soli: Emily Van Evera, John Mark Ainsley,

Simon Berridge, Simon Grant, Jeremy White

a charming and well-chosen tribute to the great master (Telegraph)


BROWNE Stabat mater dolorosa / PALESTRINA Stabat mater / PƒRT Stabat mater

VC 5452722  (Virgin)

Great clarity and dramaÖ an unusual and moving compilation, full of musical connections and surprises. (BBC Music Magazine)