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Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine; Bach / Craft


Release Date: 04/22/2010 
Label:  Sony Classical Essential Classics Catalog #: 62656   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Claudio MonteverdiJohann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Melvin BrownArchi DrakeRichard LevittAdrienne Albert,   ... 
Conductor:  Robert Craft
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gregg Smith SingersTexas Boy's Choir Fort WorthColumbia Baroque Ensemble,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 27 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Vespro della Beata Vergine by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Melvin Brown (Tenor), Archi Drake (Bass), Richard Levitt (Tenor),
Adrienne Albert (Mezzo Soprano), Gloria Prosper (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Craft
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gregg Smith Singers,  Texas Boy's Choir Fort Worth,  Columbia Baroque Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1610; Mantua, Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1967 
Venue:  American Legion Hall, Hollywood, CA 
Language: Latin 
2.
Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir, BWV 131 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Loren Driscoll (Tenor), Robert Oliver (Bass), Leonard Arner (Oboe)
Conductor:  Robert Craft
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  American Concert Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1707; Mühlhausen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/20/1959 
Venue:  CBS 30th Street Studios, New York City 
Language: German 
3.
Lass, Fürstin, lass noch einen Strahl, BWV 198 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Peter Binder (Baritone), Nico Castel (Tenor), Marni Nixon (Soprano),
Elaine Bonazzi (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Craft
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  American Concert Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/12/1960 
Venue:  CBS 30th Street Studios, New York City 
Language: German 

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