Best Baroque 100

Best Baroque 100


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Best Baroque 100

EMI's collection 100 Best Baroque includes a generous 460 minutes of some of the most familiar works or movements from works written during the Baroque era. There is a good mix of genres, including works for orchestra, chorus, chamber ensemble, voice, and keyboard. The album is neatly organized by nationality, with composers representing England, Italy, France, Spain, and Germany. Drawn from EMI's deep archive, the performances are top of the line, featuring musicians outstanding in their fields, including Gustav Leonhardt, Jordi Savall, Andrew Parrott, Christophe Rousset, Monica Huggett, Sharon Isbin, Christian Tetzlaff, David Daniels, and Patricia Petibon. The sound is clean and clear throughout.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/29/2006
Label: Angel Records
UPC: 0094637090725
catalogNumber: 70907


Disc 1

  1. Zadok the Priest, coronation anthem No. 1 for chorus & orchestra, HWV 2
  2. The Prince of Denmark's March (Trumpet Voluntary) for brass, winds & percus
  3. Pavane: Lachrymae antique
  4. Rondeau
  5. Spem in Alium (also set as "Sing and glorify"), motet for 40 voices, P.
  6. With lilies white, consort song for voice & 4 viols
  7. Overture
  8. Act 3. Your counsel all... Great minds... Thy hand, Belinda... When I a
  9. Symphony - Come, ye sons of art, away - Sound the trumpet - Come, ye so
  10. O solitude, my sweetest choice, song, Z. 406
  11. Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  12. Hallelujah
  13. He was despised
  14. Overture - Hornpipe

Disc 2

  1. Ombra mai fu
  2. Dixit Dominus, hymn for soloists, chorus & orchestra in G minor, HWV 23
  3. Dall'ondoso periglio... Aure, deh, per pieta
  4. Verdi prati
  5. Sinfonia
  6. Altri canti d'amor, dramatic madrigal for 6 voices, 2 violins & 4 viola
  7. Beatus vir
  8. Pur ti miro
  9. Adagio, for violin, strings & organ in G minor, T. Mi 26 (composed by R
  10. [Excerpt]
  11. Sonata pian' e forte
  12. 1. Allegro - 2. Adagio - 3. Presto

Disc 3

  1. Gloria, for 3 solo voices, chorus, trumpet, oboe, violin (ad lib), 2 vi
  2. 2. Adagio
  3. Guitar Quintet in E~3. Menuetto
  4. Sonata for keyboard in D minor, K. 9 (L. 413), "Pastorale"
  5. opening
  6. 1. Allegro
  7. Crucifixus
  8. 3. Allegro
  9. Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in E major ("La Primave
  10. 1. Allegro
  11. Fandango
  12. O vos omnes, responsory for 4 voices
  13. Diferencias sobre las Folias
  14. Ay luna que reluzes
  15. Pavan and galliard d'Alexandra, for vihuela
  16. Marche de triomphe avec des trompettes et des timbales, for chorus & or

Disc 4

  1. Marche de triomphe avec des trompettos et des timbales, for orchestra
  2. Première Marche des Mousquetaires, for orchesetra, LWV 10
  3. Contredanse
  4. Marche de triomphe, for instruments, H. 547
  5. Caprice de Villers-Cotterets
  6. Chaconne for orchestra, S. 173/2
  7. Prélude pour le Te Deum à 8, for strings, H. 145a
  8. Offertoire sur les grands jeux
  9. Regina coeli
  10. Panis angelicus, motet for alto, tenor, bass & continuo, C. 131
  11. Introit (extract)
  12. Tunc repletum est gaudio nostrum
  13. La Plainte, ou le Tombeau de Mesdemoiselles de Visée, filles de l'auteu
  14. Plainte sur la mort de Monsieur Lambert
  15. Tambourins I and II, for harpsichord, violin & viol (Pièces de clavecin
  16. La Plainte
  17. Overture
  18. Air des trembleurs: L'Hiver qui nous tourmente s'obstine à nous geler
  19. Chaconne
  20. Air: Régnez, plaisirs et jeux

Disc 5

  1. Canon in D major, instrumental arrangement
  2. Canzonetta for organ in A minor, BuxWV 225
  3. 3. Allegro non tanto
  4. jesus bleibet meine Freude
  5. Air
  6. 1. Allegro
  7. Toccata
  8. Fugue
  9. Aria: Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen
  10. Suite for flute, harpsichord (or violin) & continuo in A minor (Concert
  11. Oboe Concerto in F minor~2. Largo
  12. Sinfonia
  13. Aria
  14. Es ist vollbracht
  15. 3. Presto
  16. 1. Prelude
  17. Magnificat anima mea
  18. 1. Allegro - 2. Largo - 3. Presto
  19. 2. Siciliano
  20. 5. La Réjouissance

Disc 6

  1. 1. Preludio
  2. Ruht wohl, ihr heiligen Gebeine
  3. 1. Allegro
  4. 2. Andante
  5. 3. Allegro assai
  6. Gloria in excelsis... Et in terra pax
  7. Prelude & Fugue in C BWV 846
  8. 2. Largo ma non tanto
  9. 5. Bourrée
  10. 6. Gigue
  11. 1. Ouverture - 6. Menuet - 7. Badinerie
  12. 1. Präludium
  13. 6. Gigue
  14. Deposuit potentes
  15. Agnus Dei
  16. 2. Largo - 3. Presto
  17. 3. Allegro assai
  18. Triumph! Der Fürst des Lebens sieget!

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Lionel Rogg   Harpsichord
Bob van Asperen   Conductor,Harpsichord
Maurice André   Trumpet
Fretwork   Ensemble
Sharon Isbin   Guitar
Choir of King's College, Cambridge   Choir, Chorus
Roger Norrington   Conductor
Taverner Consort   Ensemble
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields   Ensemble
English Chamber Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Richard Hickox   Conductor
Neville Marriner   Conductor
Nigel North   Lute
Andrew Parrott   Conductor
Jordi Savall   Conductor
Guy Touvron   Trumpet
Ray Still   Oboe
Fabio Biondi   Conductor
Montserrat Figueras   Soprano (Vocal)
Jérôme Hantaï   Viola Da Gamba
Pierre Hantaï   Harpsichord
Philip Ledger   Conductor
Mark Padmore   Tenor (Vocal)
Gustav Leonhardt   Conductor,Harpsichord
Pascal Monteilhet   Theorbo
Harry Christophers   Conductor
Anthony Rooley   Conductor
Stephen Cleobury   Conductor
Mark Bennett   Trumpet
Alison Bury   Violin
Elizabeth Wallfisch   Violin
Academy of Ancient Music   Ensemble
Nancy Hadden   Conductor
James Bowman   Counter Tenor (Vocal)
Marion Scott   Recorder
Louis Auriacombe   Conductor
Hugo Reyne   Conductor
Gabrieli Consort & Players   Ensemble
Susan Graham   Soprano (Vocal)
Maggie Cole   Harpsichord
Michel Sanvoisin   Recorder
Christopher Robson   Counter Tenor (Vocal)
Mikhail Pletnev   Piano
Nicholas Kraemer   Conductor
Arts Florissants   Ensemble
Michel Debost   Flute
Arleen Augér   Soprano (Vocal)
Stephanie Blythe   Contralto (Vocal)
Véronique Gens   Soprano (Vocal)
Chiara Banchini   Violin
Nancy Argenta   Soprano (Vocal)
Paul McCreesh   Conductor
William Christie   Conductor
Netherlands Chamber Choir   Ensemble
Collegium Vocale   Choir, Chorus,Ensemble,Vocal Ensemble
David Munrow   Recorder
Orchestre de Chambre de Toulouse   Performing Ensemble
Christoph Prégardien   Tenor (Vocal)
Christophe Rousset   Harpsichord
City of London Baroque Sinfonia   Performing Ensemble
Consort of Musicke   Ensemble
Ensemble Orchestral de Paris   Performing Ensemble
Europa Galante   Ensemble
Seminario Musicale   Ensemble
Della Jones   Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
London Classical Players   Ensemble
Scottish Ensemble   Ensemble
Consortium Musicum   Ensemble
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment   Performing Ensemble
Patricia Petibon   Soprano (Vocal)
Richard Stamp   Conductor
Jean-Jacques Kantorow   Violin
Monica Huggett   Violin,Conductor
Michel Corboz   Conductor
European Voices   Ensemble
Gérard Lesne   Counter Tenor (Vocal)
Demoiselles de Saint-Cyr   Ensemble
Patrick Cohën-Akenine   Conductor
Nicholas Danby   Organ
Sonia Maurer   Mandolin
Fritz Lehan   Conductor
Josep-Miquel Ramon i Monzó   Bass
Christian Tetzlaff   Violin
Gulbenkian Foundation Orchestra, Lisbon   Performing Ensemble
Orlando Gibbons Viol Ensemble   Ensemble
Anner Bylsma   Cello
Crispian Steele-Perkins   Trumpet
Emmanuel Mandrin   Conductor
John Nelson   Conductor
Werner Jacob   Organ
Ralph Kirshbaum   Cello
Carsten Lohff   Harpsichord
Simphonie du Marais   Performing Ensemble
Jean-Claude Malgoire   Conductor
Petite Bande   Ensemble
Philippe Herreweghe   Conductor
Hespèrion XX   Ensemble
Alix Verzier   Bass Viol
Grande Écurie et la Chambre du Roy   Ensemble
Jean-Pierre Wallez   Conductor
Sigiswald Kuijken   Conductor
Charles Brett   Counter Tenor (Vocal)
Hervé Niquet   Conductor
Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra   Ensemble
London Baroque Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Sonnerie   Ensemble
Folies Françoises   Ensemble
London Academy   Ensemble
Isabelle Desrochers   Soprano (Vocal)
Taverner Choir   Ensemble
Paul Goodwin   Oboe
Balazs Mate   Cello
Emmanuelle Haïm   Conductor
Bernard Deletre   Bass
Giovanni Scaramuzzino   Mandolin
Concert d'Astrée   Ensemble
Taverner Choir, Consort & Players   Ensemble
Sixteen   Ensemble
Pages de la Chapelle   Ensemble
Netherlands Bach Society   Ensemble
Orchestre d'Auvergne   Performing Ensemble
Bernard Soustrot   Trumpet
Jonathan Rees   Conductor
Lajos Rovatkay   Conductor
Han de Vries   Oboe
Melante Amsterdam   Ensemble
Rachel Beckett   Recorder
Gabrieli Consort   Ensemble
Marcelo Bussi   Harpsichord
Bernhard Klapprott   Harpsichord
Raglan Baroque Players   Ensemble
Capella Agostino Steffani   Ensemble
Jean-Patrice Brosse   Organ
Concert Spirituel Orchestra & Chorus   Ensemble
Ensemble Circa 1500   Ensemble
Paul Nicholson   Organ,Harpsichord

Technical Credits

Bob van Asperen   Director
Monica Huggett   Director
Gordon H. Jee   Cover Design

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