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THE GRAINGER EDITION, Vol. 9: Works for Chorus and Orchestra 3: Random Round (set version, ed. Ould) (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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THE GRAINGER EDITION, Vol. 9: Works for Chorus and Orchestra 3: The Power of Love (ed. Ould) (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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PURCELL: Orpheus Britannicus;... (Felicity Lott) (Review by Martin Anderson)

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SONGS BY SCHUBERT’S FRIENDS AND CONTEMPORARIES: (Review by Joel Kasow)

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BACH, JOHANN SEBASTIAN: Cantatas (Review by Andrew Quint)

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BACH, JOHANN SEBASTIAN: Magnificat, BWV243 (Review by Andrew Quint)

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BACH, JOHANN SEBASTIAN: Sanctus in C,BWV237. Suite No. 3 in D (Review by Andrew Quint)

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BACH, JOHANN SEBASTIAN: St. Matthew Passion (Review by Ralph V. Lucano)

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN: Ah! Perfido (Review by Burton Rothleder)

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BERLIOZ: Béatrice et Benedict (Review by Adrian Corleonis)

Héro 

BOCCHERINI, LUIGI: Stabat Mater, op. 61 (Review by Brian Robins)

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BRAHMS, JOHANNES: German Requiem (arr. Brahms) (Review by Jerry Dubins)

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BRIAN: Symphony No. 1, “Gothic” (Review by Phillip Scott)

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BRITTEN: 6 Hölderlin Fragments (Review by Lynn René Bayley)

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BRITTEN: Albert Herring (Review by James Miller)

Miss Wordsworth 

BRITTEN: Albert Herring (Review by James Miller)

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BRITTEN: Eho! Eho! Quand j’étais chez mon père (Review by Lynn René Bayley)

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BRITTEN: Il est quelqu’un sur terre (Review by Lynn René Bayley)

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BRITTEN: La fileuse (Review by Lynn René Bayley)

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BRITTEN: Les Illuminations. 4 Chansons françaises (Review by Henry Fogel)

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BRITTEN: Paul Bunyan (Review by James Miller)

Tiny 

BRITTEN: Paul Bunyan (Review by James H. North)

Tiny 

BRITTEN: Peter Grimes (Review by Lynn René Bayley)

Ellen Orford 

BRITTEN: The Poet’s Echo (Review by Lynn René Bayley)

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BRITTEN: The Rape of Lucretia (Review by Alan Swanson)

Female Chorus  

BRITTEN: The Rape of Lucretia (Review by Lynn René Bayley)

Female Chorus 

BRITTEN: War Requiem (Review by Ronald E. Grames)

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BRITTEN: War Requiem (Review by J. F. Weber)

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BRITTEN: War Requiem (Review by Raymond Tuttle)

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COUPERIN, FRANÇOIS: Première Leçon de Ténèbres (Review by Ralph V. Lucano)

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D’ASTORGA: Stabat Mater (Review by Brian Robins)

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DELIUS: A Late Lark (Review by Henry Fogel)

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DYSON: 4 Songs for Sailors (Review by Barry Brenesal)

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ELGAR: The Spirit of England (Review by Peter J. Rabinowitz)

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ELGAR: The Torch; The Wind at Dawn; Pleading; Like to the Damask Rose; The Shepherd’s Song; O Soft Was the Song; Was It Some Golden Star?; Twilight; There Are Seven that Pull the Thread; The Sun Goeth Down (Review by Barry Brenesal)

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FINZI: Dies natalis (Review by Henry Fogel)

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FORD, THOMAS: Since first I saw your face (Review by Ralph V. Lucano)

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GABRIELI, GIOVANNI: O magnum mysterium (Review by Ralph V. Lucano)

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GIBBS, CECIL ARMSTRONG: Odysseus (Review by Barry Brenesal)

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GLUCK: Paride ed Elena (Review by James Camner)

Elena 

GÓRECKI, HENRYK: Symphony No. 3, "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs" (Review by William Zagorski)

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GÓRECKI, HENRYK: Symphony No. 3, “Symphony of Sorrowful Songs.” 3 Pieces in Old Style (Review by Colin Clarke)

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GREENE: Hearken unto Me, Ye Holy Children (Review by Bernard Jacobson)

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GRITTON: O Stay, Madonna! (Review by Barry Brenesal)

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HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Coronation Anthems (Review by Bernard Jacobson)

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HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Deborah (Review by Ralph V. Lucano)

Israelite Woman 

HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Deborah (Review by Ralph V. Lucano)

Jael 

HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Deborah (Review by Ralph V. Lucano)

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HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: English Arias (Review by Brian Robins)

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HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Giulio Cesare in Egitto (Review by Barry Brenesal)

Cleopatra 

HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Giulio Cesare (Review by Lynn René Bayley)

Cleopatra 

HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Israel in Egypt (original version in 3 parts) (Review by Bernard Jacobson)

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HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato (Review by Bernard Jacobson)

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HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Messiah (Review by John Bauman)

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HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Messiah (Review by Bernard Jacobson)

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HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Messiah (Review by James Reel)

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HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Messiah (Review by Henry Fogel)

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HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Messiah (Review by Raymond Tuttle)

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HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Messiah (Review by Ron Salemi)

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HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Saul (Review by Brian Robins)

Merab 

HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Saul (Review by Bernard Jacobson)

Merab 

HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Solomon (Review by Bernard Jacobson)

Queen Of Sheba 

HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Solomon (Review by James A. Altena)

Queen Of Sheba 

HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Solomon (Review by Ralph V. Lucano)

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HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: The Choice of Hercules (Review by Bernard Jacobson)

Pleasure 

HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: The Choice of Hercules (Review by Brian Robins)

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HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: The Occasional Oratorio (Review by Ralph V. Lucano)

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HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Theodora (Review by Brian Robins)

Theodora 

HANDEL, GEORGE FRIDERIC: Theodora (Review by James A. Altena)

Theodora 

HAYDN, FRANZ JOSEPH: Great Organ Mass, Hob. XXII (Review by J. F. Weber)

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HAYDN, FRANZ JOSEPH: Masses (Review by James H. North)

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HAYDN, FRANZ JOSEPH: Missa Cellensis. Missa Sunt bona mixta malis (Review by J. F. Weber)

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HOLST, GUSTAV: First Choral Symphony (Review by Lynn René Bayley)

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HOLST, GUSTAV: First Choral Symphony (Review by Richard A. Kaplan)

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HOLST, GUSTAV: The Mystic Trumpeter (Review by Lynn René Bayley)

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HOLST, GUSTAV: The Mystic Trumpeter (Review by Richard A. Kaplan)

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HUMMEL, JOHANN NEPOMUK: Mass in B, op. 80. Te Deum in D. Quod in orbe (Review by Henry Fogel)

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HUMMEL, JOHANN NEPOMUK: Mass in d. Salve Regina. (Review by David L. Kirk)

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HUMMEL, JOHANN NEPOMUK: Masses (Review by Michael Carter)

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IRELAND: Love and Friendship; My True Love Hath My Heart; The Trellis; Adoration; I Have Twelve Oxen; The Salley Gardens; The Heart’s Desire; Baby; Her Song (Review by Barry Brenesal)

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KUULA: Son of a Slave (Review by Barry Brenesal)

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KUULA: The Maiden and the Son of a Boyar. Prelude and Fugue (Review by Barry Brenesal)

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KUULA: The Sea-bathing Nymphs. South Ostrobothnian Suite. 4 Songs with Orchestra (Review by Barry Brenesal)

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MENDELSSOHN, FELIX: Paulus (Review by James Miller)

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MENDELSSOHN, FELIX: Paulus (Review by Steven E. Ritter)

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MOZART: Adagio and Fugue in c, K 456 (Review by Raymond Tuttle)

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MOZART: Adagio and Fugue (Review by Lynn René Bayley)

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MOZART: Requiem (ed. Levin) (Review by Raymond Tuttle)

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MOZART: Requiem (ed. Levin). Adagio and Fugue in c, K 456 (Review by George Chien)

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MOZART: Requiem (Review by Lynn René Bayley)

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MOZART: Symphony No. 1; Le nozze di Figaro (Review by Burton Rothleder)

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PARRY: Guenever (Review by Barry Brenesal)

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POULENC: Dialogues des Carmélites (Review by James A. Altena)

Blanche de La Force 

POULENC: Dialogues des Carmélites (Review by Joel Kasow)

Blanche de La Force 

POULENC: Gloria (Review by Lynn René Bayley)

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POULENC: Gloria (Review by Alan Swanson)

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PURCELL: Behold, I bring you glad tidings, Z. 2. Since God so tender a regard, Z. 143. Early, O Lord, my fainting soul, Z. 132. Sleep, Adam, sleep and take thy rest, Z. 195. Awake, ye dead, Z. 182. The earth trembled, Z. 197. The Way of God Is an undeflled way, Z. 56. Lord, not to us but to thy name, Z. 137. Lord, what is man?, Z. 192. Sing unto God, Z. 52. O all ye people, clap your hands, Z. 138. My heart is inditing, Z. 30 (Review by Michael Ullman)

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PURCELL: Britain, thou now art great. O solitude. By beauteous softness mixed. An Evening Hymn. On the brow of Richmord Hill. Te Deum (Review by Ralph V. Lucano)

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PURCELL: Draw near, you lovers, Z. 462 . While Thirsis, wrapp'd in downy sleep, Z.437. Love, thou canst hear, Z. 396. I loved fair Celia, Z. 381“. What hope for us remains, Z. 472. Pastora's beauties when unblown, Z. 407. A thousand sev'ral ways I tried, Z. 359. Urge me no more, Z. 426. Farewell, all joys, Z. 368. If music be the food oř to ve (setting 1), Z 379B“. Amidst the shades, Z. 355. They say you're angry, Z. 422. Let each gallant heart, Z. 390. This poet sings the Trojan wars, Z. 423. Ah, how pleasant 'tis to love, Z. 353. My heart, whenever you appear, Z. 399*. On the brow of Richmond Hill, Z. 405. Rashly I swore, Z. 411. Since the pox or the plague, Z. 471. Beneath a dark and melancholy grove, Z. 461. Musing on cares of human fate, Z. 467. Whilst Cynthia sung, Z. 438. How I sigh when I think, Z. 374. Ye happy swains, Z. 443. Beware, poor shepherds, Z. 361. See how the fading glories of the year, Z. 470. Cease, anxious world, Z. 362. 0! fair Cedaria,Z. 402 (Review by Eric Van Tassel)

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PURCELL: I was glad when they said unto me, 1685. O consider my adversity, Z32. Beati omnes qui tlment Dominum, Z131.1 was glad when they said unto me, Z19. In the black dismal dungeon of despair, Z190. Save me, O God, Z51. Te Deum and Jubilate in B♭, Z230. Thy way, O God, is holy, Z60. The Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, 1695 (Review by Michael Ullman)

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PURCELL: I will give thanks unto the Lord, Z. 21“ -1 will sing unto the Lord as long as I live, Z. 22- -. How have I stray'd, Z. 188. Benedlctus In B♭, Z. 230/2 . Hear my prayer, O God, Z. . Kyrie In B♭, Z. 230/5. Out of the deep, Z. 45. Nicene Creed In B♭, Z. 23. Blessed Is he that considered the poor, Z. 7. The Lord Is king, and hath put on glorious apparel, Z. N69. Unto thee will I cry, Z. 63 (Review by Eric Van Tassel)

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PURCELL: O Lord, rebuke me not, Z. 40. With sick and famish'd eyes, Z. 200. How long, great God, Z. 189. Awake, and with attention hear, Z. 181. O God, thou art my God, Z. 35. We sing to him, whose wisdom form'd the ear, Z. 199. Praise the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, Z. 47. O, I'm sick of life, Z. 140. O God, the king of glory, Z. 34. Let the night perish (Job's Curse), Z. 191. When on my sick bed I languish, Z. 144. Rejoice in the Lord alway (“The Bell Anthem“), Z. 49 (Review by Michael Ullman)

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PURCELL: Praise the Lord, O my should (Review by Eric Van Tassel)

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PURCELL: The Complete Anthems and Services, Volume 10 (Review by Eric Van Tassel)

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PURCELL: The Complete Anthems and Services, Volume 11 (Review by Eric Van Tassel)

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PURCELL: The Complete Anthems and Services, Volume 5 (Review by Michael Ullman)

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PURCELL: The Complete Anthems and Services, Volume 9 (Review by Eric Van Tassel)

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PURCELL: The Complete Anthems and Services, Volume Four (Review by Michael Ullman)

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PURCELL: The Complete Anthems and Services, Volume Seven (Review by Michael Ullman)

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PURCELL: The Lord is my light, Z. 55. The Lord is King, the earth may be glad thereof, Z. 54. Blessed Is he whose unrighteousness is forgiven, Z. 823.7.9.10.12 0 Lord God of nosts z 3753.11.7.9 12 Lgt God grjse 7 239,io Cantate Domino and Deus misereatur in B♭, Z. 230/9-10. Blessed be the Lord my strength, Z. e. O Lord our governor, Z. 141 In guilty nighti. i34- (Review by Eric Van Tassel)

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PURCELL: The Secular Solo Songs, Volume 1 (Review by Eric Van Tassel)

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SANDERS: Evening on Severn (Review by Barry Brenesal)

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SCARLATTI, A.: O di Betlemme altera povertà, “Cantata pastorale” (Review by Ron Salemi)

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SCHUBERT: Mass No. 6 (Review by Joel Kasow)

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SCHUMANN, CLARA: 6 Lieder aus "Jucunde," op. 23 (Review by Marc Mandel)

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SCHUMANN, CLARA: 6 Lieder, op. 13 (Review by Marc Mandel)

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SCHUMANN, CLARA: Am Strande (Review by Marc Mandel)

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SCHUMANN, CLARA: DerWanderer (Review by Marc Mandel)

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SCHUMANN, CLARA: From Zwölf Gedichte aus F. Rückerts "Liebesfrühling," op. 12 (Review by Marc Mandel)

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SCHUMANN, CLARA: Lorelei (Review by Marc Mandel)

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SCHUMANN, CLARA: Mein Stern (Review by Marc Mandel)

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SCHUMANN, CLARA: Oh weh des Scheidens, das er tat (Review by Marc Mandel)

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SCHUMANN, CLARA: Volkslied (Review by Marc Mandel)

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SMETANA: The Bartered Bride (Review by Barry Brenesal)

Mařenka 

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Sir John in Love (Review by James Miller)

Anne Page 

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Symphony No. 1, “A Sea Symphony” (Review by James Reel)

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VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The Wasps (Review by James Reel)

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VERDI: Aida (in English) (Review by Marc Mandel)

High Priestess 

VERDI: Falstaff (Review by James Miller)

Nanetta 

VIVALDI, ANTONIO: Ascende laeta, RV 635. Gaude mater Ecclesia, RV 613. Vos aurae per montes, RV 634. Gloria Patri, RV 602a (Review by Brian Robins)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: Beatus vir, RV 795 (Review by Brian Robins)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: Confitebor tibi, Domine, RV 596 (Review by Brian Robins)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: Deus tuorum militum, RV 612 (Review by Brian Robins)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: Dixit Dominus, RV 595. Domine ad adjuvandum, RV 593. Credidi propter quod, RV 605. Beatus vir, RV 597. Beatus vir, RV 598 (Review by Joel Kasow)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: Gloria, RV 588 (Review by Brian Robins)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: In exitu Israel, RV 604 (Review by Brian Robins)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: In turbato mare, RV 627 (Review by Brian Robins)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: Introduzione al Gloria, RV 639 (Review by Brian Robins)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: Laudate Dominum, RV 606 (Review by Brian Robins)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: Laudate pueri, RV 601 (Review by Brian Robins)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: Laudate pueri, RV 602. Salve Regina, RV 618 (Review by Brian Robins)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: Magnificat, RV. 610a. Lauda, Jerusalem, RV. 609. Kyrie Eleison, RV. 587. Credo in Unum Deum, RV. 591. Dixit Dominus, RV. 594 (Review by Elliott S. Hurwitt)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: Nisi Dominus, RV 608 (Review by Brian Robins)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: Non in pratis aut in hortis, RV 641 (Review by Brian Robins)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: O qui coeli terraeque seren-itas, RV 631 (Review by Brian Robins)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: Ottone in villa (Review by Joel Kasow)

Cleonilla 

VIVALDI, ANTONIO: SACRED MUSIC, Vol. 3 (Review by Joel Kasow)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: Sacred Music, Vol. 5 (Review by Brian Robins)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: Sacred Music, Volume One (Review by Elliott S. Hurwitt)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: Salve Regina, RV 617 (Review by Brian Robins)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: Stabat mater, RV 621 (Review by Brian Robins)

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VIVALDI, ANTONIO: Sum in medio tempestatimi, RV 632. Laudate pueri, RV 600. Cur sag ittas, cur tela, RV 620. Sanctorum méritas, RV 620. Salve Regina, RV 616 (Review by Brian Robins)

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WECKMANN: Sacred Concertos (Review by Brian Robins)

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