Adoramus Te DXL 1155
Adoramus Te (DXL 1155)
Focusing on two eminent composers from the English Renaissance period, this collection of Motets, songs and consort music of eminent composers William Byrd and Peter Philips from the English Renaissance period, is performed here by award-winning Rose Consort of Viols, featuring mezzo-soprano, Clare Wilkinson. View Booklet View on The Classical Shop
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Shadow and Substance
Shadow and Substance (DXL 1098)
Dominick Argento (b. 1927) is generally considered as one of the leading US composers of songs and lyric opera and one of the most successful in terms of performances. This disc features three of his most significant song-cycles, sung here by tenor Howard Haskin. View Booklet View on iTunes View on The Classical Shop  
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Debussy Songs For his Muse
Debussy – Songs for his Muse (DXL 1154)
Soprano Gillian Keith and pianist Simon Lepper present the next chapter in their Debussy chronicle with this collection of early songs inspired by Marie Blanche Vasnier – includes world premiere recording of ‘Séguidille’ and other rarities based on the poems of Paul Verlaine, Théophile Gautier, Maurice Bouchor and others. View Booklet View on iTunes View on The Classical Shop
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The Songs of Louis Vierne
The Songs of Louis Vierne
Soprano Rachel Santesso performs the complete collection of Louis Vierne's song cycles and other works, accompanied by Roger Vignole (piano), Andrew Reid (organ) and Hugh Webb (harp) - also includes material recorded here for the first time. View Booklet View on iTunes View on The Classical Shop
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Debussy Early Songs
Debussy – Early Songs (DXL 1052)
This collection shows Debussy's musical style developing towards the enchanting gracefulness for which he became known and reflects songs reflects Gillian Keith's love of the recital genre and her special affinity with the French repertoire, notably Debussy's sophisticated songs. View Booklet View on iTunes View on The Classical Shop
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Rune of Hospitality
Rune of Hospitality (DXL 1012)
Counter-tenor Mark Chambers explores 20th century English song with the cycles of Ralph Vaughan Williams and Edmund Rubbra together with Rubbra's striking Eight Preludes for piano.  The disc also features artwork by professional artist Benedict Rubbra, the composer’s son. View Booklet View on iTunes View on The Classical Shop
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Let us now praise famous men
Let us now praise famous men (DXL 827)
Consortium  under the direction of Edward Barbieri presenting some of the finest choral works of three prominent composers, SS Wesley, Bairstow and his pupil Finzi - also includes the first known recording of Wesley’s 'Thou judge of quick and dead.' View on iTunes View on The Classical Shop  
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Freud und Lust
Freud und Lust – Buxtehude and Bach
Grammy nominated Ryland Angel and The Bach Players, perform the Baroque masterworks of Buxtehude and J.S. Bach - two important composers of 17th and 18th Century Lutheran music in Germany.
"This sampling offers a penetrating range of emotions. The combination of Angel and the Holy Trinity Bach players, who bring both colour and depth to the recording, produces remarkable results..the performances [are] polished and satisfying" Early Music America, Fall 2012
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Four Gentlemen of the Chapel Royal
Four Gentlemen of the Chapel Royal (DXL 1129)
The Rose Consort of Viols explore the repertoire of 4 important English composers - Thomas Tallis, Christopher Tye, William Byrd, Thomas Tomkins - features mezzo-soprano Clare Wilkinson. View Booklet View on iTunes View on The Classical Shop
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The Fairy Queen
Purcell – The Fairy Queen
Taken from their inspired production of Purcell's The Fairy Queen utilising featuring puppetry, acrobatics, comedy, music, song, dance and circus skills, the Armonico Consort are joined by Orchestra of the Baroque on this magical recording under the direction of Christopher Monks. View on iTunes View on The Classical Shop
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Requiem DXL 1112
Tomas Luis de Victoria – Requiem (DXL 1112)
Armonico Consort have established themselves amongst the foremost interpreters of Baroque and Renaissance music. Under the direction of Christopher Monks, they put the spotlight on one of Tomas Luis de Victoria's most astonishing settings of the Requiem Mass. View Booklet View on iTunes View on The Classical Shop  
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Dixit Dominus
Scarlatti – Dixit Dominus (DXL 1096)
Armonico Consort has established itself as one of the foremost interpreters of baroque and renaissance music since its formation in 2001.  This recording features the world premiere recordings of Francesco’s Messa and Dixit Dominus, for which they are joined by soprano Emma Kirkby, Concerto Galleses and The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble.
"Presented here are world premiere recordings of Francesco's Messa and Dixit Dominus, both works in the polychoral style for 16 parts, and the smaller-scale Miserere. "The Armonico Consort, accompanied by the concerto Gallese and English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble, give lively, stylish performances under Christopher Monks, relishing the grandeur of the antiphonal polyphony and the frequent moments of awestruck wonder. There is plenty of fine music here and some that is truly ravishing."  Evening Standard, July 2004
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A Hanseatic Festival
A Hanseatic Festival -German Renaissance Music (DXL 1088)
The music of the Stadtpfeifer played a vital role in the life of early 17th century Germany. This disc features music from this period based around the theme of the winter festival. The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble are joined by early woodwinds, keyboard, lute and voice in this fascinating programme originated by Keith McGowan and features counter tenor Mark Chambers. View Booklet View on iTunes View on The Classical Shop
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