New Release information from REGIS RECORDS for February/March 2011

Please find attached (and outlined below) details of the February/March Releases from Regis Records. If you would like a review copy of any titles, please respond before 28th February and they will be sent out within a few days. The PDF attachment features the front cover visuals.

 

Purcell Songs and Sacred Arias

RRC1366 [Bar code 5055031313662] UK Dealer Price – £2.70 A collection of Purcell’s songs and sacred arias given by the Deller Consort. 12 of the 18 tracks feature the inimitable voice of Alfred Deller.

‘The most remarkable countertenor of the 20th Century’ Sir Michael Tippett

 

Beethoven Piano Concertos 4 & 5

RRC1367 [Bar code 5055031313679] UK Dealer Price – £2.70 Gilels’ legendary performances of the Beethoven Piano Concertos, re-mastered and presented at super budget price.

‘This Beethoven Fourth is one of the most perfect accounts (and perhaps the most perfect account) of the Concerto ever recorded. Poetry and virtuosity are held in perfect poise, with Ludwig and the Philharmonia providing near-ideal accompaniment. Gilels’s ‘Emperor’ is also a masterful and compelling performance.’ Gramophone

 

Dvořák Cello Concerto

RRC1368 [Bar code 5055031313686] UK Dealer Price – £2.70

Rostropovich’s famous performance of Dvorak’s second cello concerto appears at super budget price for the first time and is coupled with Maxian’s rendition of the Piano Concerto. Idiomatic accompaniment is given by the Czech Philharmonic, conducted by Vaclav Talich. ‘This is a performance in which the soloist emphasises the lyrical side of the work and dwells yearningly on its lovely tunes in a way that is poignant and moving…….. Rostropovich commands a beautiful singing tone’ Gramophone

 

Lassus Missa Surgens Propera

RRC1369 [Bar code 5055031313693] UK Dealer Price – £2.70

The Cardinall’s Musick and Andrew Carwood, winners of the Gramophone 2010 Record of the Year for the final instalment of their Byrd Edition, sing music by Lassus, a recording which originally appeared on the Gaudeamus label. The Cardinall’s Musick and Andrew Carwood – Winners of the Gramophone 2010 Record of the Year

 

Famous Marches

RRC1342 [Bar code 5055031313426] UK Dealer Price – £2.70

A selection of famous marches from Britain, America and the Continent performed by the UK’s leading military band, the Regimental Band of the Coldstream Guards.

 

Dukas Orchestral Music

RRC1344 [Bar code 5055031313440] UK Dealer Price – £2.70

A disc of popular orchestral works by Paul Dukas performed by veteran French conductor, Jean Fournet, who enjoyed a 20 year association with Netherlands Radio Philharmonic. This recording receives a Penguin Guide Top Recommendation. The Sorcerer’s Apprentice Fanfare for La Peri La Peri Symphony In C

‘The Fournet recording is amongst the best ever……… this is second to none. Given the marvellously expansive yet well- focused recording, this deserves a strong recommendation’ Penguin Guide

 

Mozart Piano Sonatas

RRC1345 [Bar code 5055031313457] UK Dealer Price – £2.70

World renowned pianist Maria Joao Pires performs Mozart’s 10th, 11th, 12th and 14th sonata at super budget price.

 

Byrd Masses

RRC1336 [Bar code 5055031313365] UK Dealer Price – £2.70

Highly acclaimed performances of all three Byrd Masses at super budget price by the UK’s most acclaimed cathedral choir, that of Christ Church Oxford.

‘The performances are in the traditional English cathedral manner but are of high quality, the music’s flowing lines bringing poise and serenity’ Penguin Guide

 

18th Century Gallery Hymns

RRC1338 [Bar code 5055031313389] UK Dealer Price – £2.70

Historically informed performances of favourite hymns performed by the inimitable Maddy Prior and accompaniment playing original instruments.

“There are times when it is quite impossible not to join in!” Choral Review

 

Great Voices Read Poetry

FRC6141 [Bar code 5055031361410] UK Dealer Price – £2.20

A sequel to the earlier best-selling Regis release, Favourite Poetry (FRC 6123). Ralph Richardson, John Gielgud, John Betjeman, T.S. Eliot, Richard Burton and Robert Donat read poems by Keats, Hardy, Shakespeare, Kipling, Wilfred Owen, Dylan Thomas and the ever popular Prayer of Francis of Assisi.

Regis March 2011 Presenter (739.3 KiB)

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