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Antonio Caldara

Discography

We have included all the available recordings we could find. Inclusion is no guarantee of recorded or performance quality unless specifically stated or review attached. In some cases only a partial listing of CD contents is given.

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CDs containing works solely by Antonio Caldara

Harmonia Mundi HMC 905221.22

Antonio Caldara: Maddalena ai piedi di Cristo (oratorio, c.1700) - Harmonia Mundi France HMC 905221.22 (2 CDs)

Maria Cristina Kiehr (soprano), Rosa Dominguez (soprano), Bernarda Fink (alto), Andreas Scholl (counter-tenor), Ulrich Messthaler (bass), Gerd Turk (tenor), Orchestra de la Schola Cantorum Basiliensis/René Jacobs.

Edition and performance material prepared: Dr. Brian W. Pritchard, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.


La Conversione di Clodoveo re di Francia (oratorio, 1715)- Musidisc 205972 (2 CDs)

Le Parlement de Musique, Conductor Martin Gester, Pascal Bertin contralto (Clovis), Delphine Collot soprano (Clothilde), Noémi Rime soprano (Saint Remi), Jonathan Kenny contralto (Uberto)

Naxos 8.553772

Vaticini di Pace (Christmas Cantata) - Naxos 8.553772

Cantata for four voices, violins and continuo. Original title: Vaticini di Pace/Cantata a quattro Voci con V.V./Per il SSmo Natale/Del Sigr Antonio Caldara/Composta per S.E.I./Sigr Pnpe Ruspoli/nell' Anno 1712 per il dto giorno Natalitio.

  • Sinfonia no. 5: San Pietro in Cesarea (1734)
  • Sinfonia no. 6: Sant' Elena al Calvario (1731)

Mary Enid Haines (soprano), Linda Dayiantis-Straub (soprano), Jennifer Lane (mezzo-soprano), David Arnot (tenor), Aradia Baroque Ensemble/Kevin Mallon.

The edition and programme notes prepared: Dr. Brian W. Pritchard, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand


Medea, Cantatas, Trio Sonatas / Lesne, Seminario Musicale - Virgin Classics Veritas 2VC 7 91479-2

Compositions on album (not necessarily in this order):

  • "Medea in Corinto": Antonio Caldara

    Seminario Musicale, Gérard Lesne (Alto)

  • "Soffri, mio caro Alcino": Antonio Caldara

    Seminario Musicale, Gérard Lesne (Alto)

  • Sonata da camera op.2 No.3 in D Major: Antonio Caldara

    Seminario Musicale

  • D'improvviso: Antonio Caldara

    Seminario Musicale, Gérard Lesne (Alto)

  • Sonata a tre op.1 no. 5 in Eminor: Antonio Caldara

    Seminario Musicale

  • Vicino a un rivoletto: Antonio Caldara

    Seminario Musicale, Gérard Lesne (Alto)

CPO 999137-2


12 Sinfonie a quattro / Bohdan Warchal, Slovak Chamber Orch - CPO (Classic Produktion Osnabruck CD 999 137 -2

Compositions on album:

  • Sinfonias: Nos. 1 - 12: Antonio Caldara

    Conductor: Bohdan Warchal - Slovak Chamber Orchestra


Madrigals and Cantatas: Antonio Caldara / Elliott, Wren Baroque - Unicorn Kanchana DKP 9130

Compositions on album (not necessarily in this order):

  • Madrigal: Fra pioggie, nevi e gelo

    Lesley-Jane Rogers (SI), Nicola Jenkin (SII), Frances Jellard (A), Simon Davies (CT), Martin Elliott (B)

  • Cantata: Lungi dall'Idolmio

    Lesley-Jane Rogers (SI)

  • Madrigal: Dell'uom la vita

    Lesley-Jane Rogers (SI), Frances Jellard (A), Simon Davies (CT), Martin Elliott (B)

  • Cantata: Dario

    Martin Elliott (B)

  • Madrigal: Fugge di Lot la Moglie

    Lesley-Jane Rogers (SI), Frances Jellard (A), Simon Davies (CT), Martin Elliott (B)

  • Cantata: La forriera del giorno

    Nicola Jenkin (SII)

  • Madrigal: Vedi co'l crine sciolto

    Nicola Jenkin (SII), Frances Jellard (A), Simon Davies (CT), Martin Elliott (B)

  • Cantata: Stella ria

    Frances Jellard (A)

  • Madrigal: Là su morbide

    Nicola Jenkin (SII), Frances Jellard (A), Simon Davies (CT), Martin Elliott (B)

  • Cantata: Il Gelsomino

    Simon Davies (CT)

  • Madrigal: De piaceri

    Lesley-Jane Rogers (SI), Nicola Jenkin (SII), Frances Jellard (A), Simon Davies (CT), Martin Elliott (B)

Cantates, Madrigal et Canons: Antonio Caldara - Reperage 75 1302 (transfer from L.P. made in May 1963)

  • Cantata: Il Giuoco del Quadriglio (Cantate pour 4 voix, cordes, flûte et continue).

    Elena Rizzieri (Clarice, sop), Basia Retchitzka (Livia, sop), Maria Grazia Ferracini (Camilla, sop), Maria Minetto (Ottavia, m-sop), Anton Zuppiger (flûte)

  • Madrigal: Vola il tempo (Madrigal pour 4 voix et continue)
  • Cantata: Che dite, o miei pensieri (Cantate pour voix de basse et continue). James Loomis (bass)
  • Quatre Canons: Questi son canoni (soprano), Beveria del Tocai (bass), Se viver non poss'io (mezzo-soprano), E bello il pensier (tenor). Choeur del la Societa Cameristica di Lugano

Orchestre et Choeur de l'Societa Cameristica di Lugano/Loehrer

CDs that include works by Antonio Caldara

Porpora, Caldara and Handel:- Sony Seon SBK 63181 ADD

  • Caldara, Antonio includes: Vicino a un rivoletto

Orchestra de la Schola Cantorum Basiliensis/René Jacobs.

Art of Beniamino Gigli (Vol 1) - Seraphim 4XG-60054

  • Caldara, Antonio: "Come Raggio Del Sol" for voice & keyboard (or orchestra)
  • Caldara, Antonio: "La Costanza in Amor", opera: "Sebben, Crudele, Mi Fai Languir"
  • Pietri, Giuseppe: Maristella, opera: "Io Conosco Un Giardino"
  • Marcello, Benedetto: "Quella Fiamma Che M'Accende" for voice & keyboard
  • Caccini, Giulio: "Amarilli Mia Bella" for voice and basso continuo
  • Halevy, Fromental: La Juive, opera: Act 4 "Rachel, Quand Du Seigneur"
  • Lalo, Edouard: Le Roi D'ys, opera: Act 3 "Vainement, Ma Bien-Aimee" (Aubade)
  • Donizetti, Gaetano: Lucia Di Lammermoor, opera: Act 2," Chi Mi Frena in Tal Momento?"
  • Gluck, Christoph Willibald: Paride Ed Elana, opera: Act 1," O, Del Mio Dolce Ardor"
  • Verdi, Giuseppe: Rigoletto, opera: Act 3," Bella Figlia Dell'amore" (Quartet)
  • Rossini, Gioachino: Stabat Mater, oratorio: "Cujus Animam"

Bach, Vivaldi, Caldara: Sacred Music / Christophers, The 16 - Collins Classics 13202

  • Caldara, Antonio includes: Stabat Mater

The Harry Christophers Sixteen Orchestra, Gillian Fisher (SV), Caroline Trevor (AV), Ian Partridge (TV), Michael George (BSN)

EMI Angel CDC 7548452

Baroque Special - Caldara, Tuma- EMI Angel CDC 7542762 (CDC 7548452)

  • Caldara, Antonio: Missa Sanctorum: "Cosmae e Damiani"

    Conductor: Lajos Rovatkay, Capella Agostino Steffani - Westfälische Kantore, Monika Frimmer (SV), Ralf Popken (AV), Wilfried Jochens (TV), Klaus Mertens (Baritone)

  • Tuma, František Ignac Antonin: Sonata à 4 in e (1741) Vogg -V No.5

    Conductor: Lajos Rovatkay, Capella Agostino Steffani

  • Caldara, Antonio: "Caro mea vere est cibus", motet

    Conductor: Lajos Rovatkay, Capella Agostino Steffani, Monika Frimmer (SV), Ralf Popken (AV)

  • Tuma, František Ignac Antonin: Sonata a 5 in e (1742) Vogg -V No.6

    Conductor: Lajos Rovatkay, Capella Agostino Steffani

  • Caldara, Antonio: Graduale, "Benedicta et Venerabilis es"

    Conductor: Lajos Rovatkay, Capella Agostino Steffani - Westfälische Kantore, Monika Frimmer (SV), Ralf Popken (AV)

Caldara, Albinoni, Sammartini, Vivaldi: Magnificat / Szekeres- Hungaraton HCD 31259

  • Caldara, Antonio :Magnificat in C

    Conductor: Ferenc Szekeres - Budapest Madrigal Choir, Marta Szücs (SV), Klára Takás (AV), Dénes Gulyás (TV), Támas Bator (BV)

  • Albinoni, Giovanni Tomaso: Magnificat in G minor

    Conductor: Ferenc Szekeres - Budapest Madrigal Choir, Marta Szücs (SV), Klára Takás (AV), Dénes Gulyás (TV), Támas Bator (BV)

  • Sammartini, Giovanni Battista: Magnificat in Bb

    Conductor: Ferenc Szekeres - Budapest Madrigal Choir, Marta Szücs (SV), Klára Takás (AV), Dénes Gulyás (TV), Támas Bator (BV)

  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Magnificat in G minor RV610

    Conductor: Ferenc Szekeres - Budapest Madrigal Choir, Ibolya Verebics(SV), Klára Takás (AV), Dénes Gulyás (TV)

  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Magnificat in G minor RV611

    Conductor: Ferenc Szekeres - Budapest Madrigal Choir, Éva Bátori (SV), Brigitta Kovács (SV), Katalin Szökefalvi-Nagy (SV), Klára Takás (AV), Judith Németh (AV)

Canti Amorosi - Love Songs of the Early Baroque- Christophorus CD74555

  • includes a "Song": Caldara

Brigitte Poschner-Klebel (SV), Ensemble Musica Antiqua Vienna

D Scarlatti, Caldara, Monteverdi / Éva Kollar- Hungaraton HCD31273

  • Caldara, Antonio Stabat Mater

    Conductor: Éva Kollar - Concerto Armonico - - Monteverdi Chamber Choir, Ibolya Verebics(SV), Éva Lax (CTO), Gábor Kallay (TV), Béla Szilágyi (BAV), Ferenc Kócziás (TB), Balás Kerényi (TB)

Giordani, Monteverdi: Arie Antiche / Renato Bruson- Acanta 43310

  • includes an "Aria": Caldara

Choral Favourites - Hear My Prayer- PGD / Polygram Classics 2894 33685 2
ADD 1002/07 London 433685-2

  • Crucifixus a 16 Voci for chorus and organ

Conductor: George Guest, St. John's College Choir, Cambridge

Philips 422 997-2

If You Love Me- PGD / Polygram Classics 2894 36267 2, Also on Decca Title: Arie Antiche se tu m'ami 436267 2

  • includes Selve Amiche
  • and Sebben, Crudele

Cecilia Bartoli (MSV), Gyorgy Fischer (P)

In Praise of St Cecilia - Unicorn Kanchana DCP (CD)9109

  • includes Laudate Pueri Dominum

Conductor: Penelope Rapson - Fiori Musicali, Kate Eckersley (S), Nicholas Clapton (CT), Richard Wyn-Roberts (CT), Andrew Tusact (T), Peter Harvey (B), Simon Birchall(B)

Italian Baroque Oboe Sonatas- Chrisophorous CD74537

  • includes Sonata for oboe & basso continuo in A

Helmut Schaarschmidt (Oboe), Bernard Hebb (G), Günter Ribke (Cello)

Italian Church Music of the Late Baroque Period- Calig 0875

  • includes Laetatus Sum (Psalm 121)
  • and Salve Regina

Conductor: Peter Neumann - - Cologne Chamber Choir - Capella Agostino Steffani, Monika Frimmer (SV), Ralf Popken (AT), Nico Van der Meel (TV), Klaus Mertens (Baritone)


J.S. Bach, Caldara, Kuhnau: Magnificat - EMI Classics CDS 7 54426 2

Compositions on album (not necessarily in this order):

  • "Magnificat in C": Antonio Caldara

    Conductor: Hermann Max - Rheinisches Kantorei - Das Kleine Konzert Martina Lins (SV), Susanne Norin (A), Markus Brutscher (TV), Hans-Georg Wimmer (BSN)

  • "Magnificat for 5 voices & orchestra in C": Johann Kuhnau

    Conductor: Hermann Max - Rheinisches Kantorei - Das Kleine Konzert Martina Lins (SV), Susanne Norin (A), Markus Brutscher (TV), Veikko Kiiver (TV), Hans-Georg Wimmer (BSN)

  • "Magnificat in C" in C: Anonymous

    Conductor: Hermann Max - Rheinisches Kantorei Martina Lins (SV), Mona Spagele (SV), Susanne Norin (MSV), Markus Brutscher (TV), Veikko Kiiver (TV), Hans-Georg Wimmer (BSN)

  • "Magnificat in Es -dur BWV 243a ": J.S. Bach

    Conductor: Hermann Max - Rheinisches Kantorei - Das Kleine Konzert Martina Lins (SV), Mona Spagele (SV), Susanne Norin (MSV), Markus Brutscher (TV), Veikko Kiiver (TV), Hans-Georg Wimmer (BSN)


Live from Aston Magna - TITANIC 4559 192 2

Compositions on album (not necessarily in this order):

  • "Concerti Grossi (12), Op. 06, No 08, in G Minor ("Christmas Concerto")" in G M: Arcangelo Corelli

    Conductor: John Hsu - Aston Magna

  • "Sinfonia, No 12 in A, "La Passione Di Gesu Signor Nostro"": Antonio Caldara

    Conductor: John Hsu - Aston Magna

  • "Concerti Grossi (12), Op. 06, No 03, HWV 321, in C Minor" in C M: George Frideric Handel

    Conductor: John Hsu - Aston Magna


Mattinata - ADD 1982/ / 1 London 414454-2

Compositions on album (not necessarily in this order):Compositions on album (not necessarily in this order):

  • "Alma Del Core for voice & keyboard (arr. for voice & orchestra: Alexander?Faris)": Antonio Caldara
  • "Danza, Danza, Fanciulla Gentile for voice & piano (or orchestra)": Francesco Durante
  • "Les Soirees Musicales (12 Songs) for voice & piano, No 01 ("La Promessa") arr": Gioachino Rossini
  • "Amor Marinaro (Me Voglio Fa Na Casa), canzonetta for voice & piano (or orchestra": Gaetano Donizetti
  • "Aprile for voice & piano (or orchestra)": Paolo Tosti
  • "Caro Mio Ben for voice & piano (or orchestra)": Giuseppe Giordani
  • "Chanson De L'Adieu for voice & piano (or orchestra)": Paolo Tosti
  • "In Questa Tomba Oscura for voice & piano (or orchestra), WoO 133": Ludwig van Beethoven
  • "L'Alba Separa Della Luce L'ombra for voice & orchestra": Paolo Tosti
  • "L'Ultima Canzone for voice & piano (or orchestra)": Paolo Tosti
  • "Mattinata for voice & piano (or orchestra)": Ruggero Leoncavallo
  • "Orfeo Ed Euridice, opera: Act 3, "Che Faro Senza Euridice?"": Christoph Willibald Gluck
  • "Tre Giorni Son Che Nina for voice & piano (or orchestra) (doubtful)": Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
  • "Vaga Luna, Che Inargenti for voice & piano (arr. for voice & orchestra: Doug": Vincenzo Bellini

Conductor: Pierino Gamba - Philharmonia Orchestra Luciano Pavarotti (TV)


Sills Concert - Angel 4AV-34036

Compositions on album (not necessarily in this order):

  • German Arias (9) for soprano & continuo, No 06, "Meine Seele Hort Im Sehen", for soprano, flute and continuo: George Frideric Handel
  • "La Rosa" for voice, keyboard and cello: Antonio Caldara
  • "Artaxerxes", opera: "The Soldier Tir'd of War's Alarms" for soprano, violin and continuo: Thomas Augustine Arne
  • "Der Hirt Auf Dem Felsen" for voice, clarinet & piano in Bb, Op. 129/D 965: Franz Schubert
  • "Le Toreador", opera: Act 2, "Ah! Vous Dirai-Je Maman": Adolphe Charles Adam
  • "Comedy of Errors", opera: Act 1, "Lo! Here the Gentle Lark": Sir Henry Rowley Bishop

    Chamber Music Society of Lincoln center, Beverly Sills (SV)


Trumpet Music from the Italian Baroque / John Wallace - Nimbus NI5079

Compositions on album (not necessarily in this order):

  • "Sonata for two trumpets in D" by Giuseppe Matteo Alberti John Wallace (TPT) and John Miller (TPT)
  • Sinfonia to "Il Nome Glorioso In Terra" by Tomaso Albinoni
  • "Sonata for trumpet, No 336" by Cesare Bendinelli Conductor: Simon Wright - Philharmonia Orchestra, John Wallace (TPT) (transcribed for 8 trumpets)
  • Overture to"Ciro Riconosciuto, opera" by Antonio Caldara Conductor: Simon Wright - Philharmonia Orchestra, John Wallace (TPT) and John Wilbraham (1st trumpet)
  • "Coriolanus Overture" by Antonio Caldara
  • "Sonata for trumpet" in D by Arcangelo Corelli
  • "Giardino di Rose: Overture" by Domenico Scarlatti
  • "Sonata in D for solo trumpet" by Alessandro Stradella
  • "Concerto in D for two trumpets" by Antonio Vivaldi Conductor: Simon Wright - Philharmonia Orchestra John Wallace and John Miller (Trumpets)
  • Prima Imperiale by Girolamo Fantini (transcribed for 8 trumpets) Conductor: Simon Wright - Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Concerto in D by Giuseppe Torelli

    Conductor: Simon Wright - Philharmonia Orchestra


Vocal Accompaniments: 17th & 18th Century Italian Songs (vol 1) - 1 Music Minus One Music Group 7011

Compositions on album (not necessarily in this order):

  • "Bella Porta Di Rubini" by Anonymous
  • "Belle Rose Purpurine" by Anonymous
  • "Caro Mio Ben for voice & piano (or orchestra)" by Giuseppe Giordani
  • "L'honesta Negli Amore, opera: Act 1, "Gia Il Sole Dal Gange"" by Alessandro Scarlatti
  • "Lamento D'Arianna: Lasciatemi Morire" by Claudio Monteverdi
  • "Nel Puro Ardor" by Anonymous
  • "Selve Amiche" by Antonio Caldara
  • "Sento Nel Core Certo Dolore, cantata, for soprano/alto & basso continuo" by Alessandro Scarlatti
  • "Madrigals, Book 04: "Sfogava Con Le Stelle"" by Claudio Monteverdi
  • "Sospiri Di Foco" by Anonymous
  • "Udite, Amanti" by Anonymous
  • "Vergin, Tutto Amor" by Francesco Durante
  • "Vittoria, Mio Core, cantata for voice & basso continuo" by Giacomo Carissimi

    John Wustman (P)


Stabat Mater / Turco, Verona Cath Cappella Musicale, soloists, orchestra and organ - Bongiovanni GB 5023 - 2

Compositions on album (not necessarily in this order):

  • "Stabat Mater": Antonio Caldara

    Conductor: Alberto Turco - Verona Cathedral Cappella Musicale, Patrizia Diodato (S), Cristina Chiaffoni (A), Giuseppe Chiarini (T), Michele Castagnaro (B), organ and orchestra

  • "Tenebrae Factae Sunt for four voices": Marc' Antonio Ingegneri
  • "Ecce Quomodo Moritur Justus" for four 4voices: Jacob Handl
  • "Recessit Pastor Noster": Pomponio Nenna
  • "Dum Transisset Sabbatum" for 2 female voices, chorus and organ: Anonymous
  • "O Sacrum Convivium" Motet for 8 voices, in double chorus: Tiburzio Massaini
  • "Diligam Te, Domine for 4 voices": Andrea Gabrieli
  • "Laudate Caeli" for 5 voices: Orazio Benevoli

    Conductor: Alberto Turco - Verona Cathedral Cappella Musicale


The music of the Schwarzenbergs' archives - Panton 81 1180-2

  • Caldara, Antonio : Missa ex F
  • Arbesser, Francesco Ferdinando: Stabat Mater
  • Prustmann, Ignazio: Miserere

Ludmila Vernerová-Novaková (soprano), Virginie Walterová (mezzo), Lubomir Vraspir (tenor), Zdeněk Harvanek(bass), Prague Chamber Chorus, Musica Bohemia, Josef Ksica (choir master and organist)/ Jaroslav Krcek.

Cantate d'Amore/Italian Love Songs: Händel, A. Scarlatti, Caldara - Capriccio 10 703

  • Händel, Georg Friedrich: Venne voglia ad Amore: Cantata for alto solo and continuo, HWV 176
  • Scarlatti, Alessandro: L'armi crudeli e fiere: Cantata for alto solo and continuo
  • Händel, Georg Friedrich: Sonate h-moll op.1 no. 9 for Transverse flute and continuo, HWV 367a
  • Caldara, Antonio: Vicino a un rivoletto: Cantata for alto solo, violin obbligato, cello obbligato and continuo
  • Händel, Georg Friedrich: Fra pensieri quel pensiero: Cantata for alto solo and continuo, HWV 115
  • Händel, Georg Friedrich: Mi palpita il cor: Cantata for alto solo, transverse flute obbligato and continuo, HWV 132c

Axel Köhler (alto), Christoph Huntgeburth (flute), Anne Schumann (violin), Balázs Máté (cello) and Raphael Alpermann (harpsichord).

Philips 422 997-2

High Mass at the Viennese Court- Philips 422 997-2

  • Anonymous (18th century): Two Little Intradas
  • Caldara, Antonio: Missa Laetare for soloists, chorus, organ and orchestra
  • Ziani, Marc'Antonio: Alma Redemptoris Mater for alto, strings and continuo
  • Fux, Johann Joseph: Plaudite, sonat tuba for tenor, trumpet, strings and continuo

Max Emanuel Cencic (soprano), Jean Nirouet (alto), Kurt Equiluz (tenor), Ernst Jankowitsch (bass) with the Wiener Sangerknaben and the Chorus Viennensis accompanied: the Capella Caldara, with Martin Haselbock (organ)/ Uwe Christian Harrer
Echoes of Love: Italian cantatas of the Eighteenth Century - Dynamic CDS 106

  • Antonio Caldara: Clori, mia bella Clori (Cantata a Contralto solo con Stromenti). Eva Lax (alto)
  • Lignani (?): Chi sa dove è la speranza (Cantata Tratta dal libro delle Cantate dell'diversi Gran Maestri). Lia Serafini (soprano)
  • Domenico Natale Sarro [opp. Sarri]: Andate o miei sospiri (Cantata a Voce sola con 2 oboi - 1719)
  • Antonio Lotti: Ti sento, o Dio Bendato (Cantata Voce Sola con Oboe). Eva Lax (alto)
  • Giuseppe Vincenzo Antonio Aldrovandini: Son terito d'un labro di ciglio (Cantata, Voce sola con una Oboe). Lia Serafini (soprano)
  • Francesco Mancini: Quanto dolce è quell' ardore (Cantata a voce sola di Soprano con Oboe solo). Lia Serafini (soprano)
  • Pietro Torri: V'amp si, care luci (Cantata a Voce Sola con due Violini Unissoni et Hautbois). Eva Lax (alto)

Ensemble Barocco Padovano Sans Souci


A Banquet of Voices: Music for multiple choirs [:] Tallis, Allegri, J.S. Bach, Brahms, Guerrero, Philips, Caldara, Schiedt and Mendelssohn - Collegium COLCD 123

  • Francisco Guerrero: Duo Seraphim (triple choir)
  • Gregorio Allegri: Miserere mei, Deus (soloists and choir)
  • Antonio Caldara: Crucifixus (16 voices and continuo)
  • Scheidt: Surrexit pastor bonus (double choir and continuo)
  • Thomas Tallis: Spem in alium nunquam habui (eight choirs/forty parts)
  • Peter Philips: Ave regina caelorum (double choir)
  • Johannes Brahms: Fest-und Gedenkspruche, Op. 109 (double choir)
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Mitten wir in Leben sind (double choir)
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Heilig (double choir)
  • J.S. Bach: Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225 (double choir)

The Cambridge Singers/John Rutter

LP

Antonio Caldara: Vaticini di Pace (Christmas Cantata): Cantata a quattro voci con violini per il SSmo Natale -
Turnabout Vox TV4096/TV34096S

Gertraut Stoklassa (soprano), Marlee Sabo (soprano), Ingeborg Russ (alto), Georg Jelden (tenor), Ewerhart, Württemberg Chamber Orchestra/Heilbronn


Antonio Caldara: Missa sanctificationis Sancti Joannis Nepomuceni (1729)
Für Soli, gemischten Doppelchor, Orchester und Orgel
Musica Sacra AMS 62 (Schwann of Düsseldorf)

Anna Penaskova (soprano), Vera Soukupova (alto), Zdeněk Svhela (tenor), Dalibor Jedlicka (bass), Ladislav Vachulka (organ), Philharmonie Chor of the Tschechischen Philharmonie (chorus master Prof. Josef Veselka), Prager Sinfoniker FOK/ Vaclav Smetacek

Movements: Kyrie-Gloria-Credo-Sanctus/Benedictus-Agnus Dei
Recorded at the Sagra Musicale Umbra, Perugia in October, 1963.


Dvořák and Caldara - Musica Sacra AMS 89 (Schwann of Düsseldorf)

  • Antonio Caldara: Te Deum (1724) für Altsolo, Doppelchor und Orchester
  • Antonín Dvořák: Psalm 149 Op. 76 (Originalfassung für Männerchor 1879)
  • Antonín Dvořák: Te Deum Op. 103 for soprano and baritone soloists, chorus and orchestra
  • Antonín Dvořák: Sancta Ludmilla, Oratorium Op. 71, Finale: Hospodine promiluj ny

Libuse Domaniska (soprano), Drahomira Tikalova (soprano), Maria Mrazova (alto), Zdeněk Svehla (tenor), Theodor Stubar (bass), Eduard Haken (Bass), Chor der Tschechischen Phillharmonie Prag (chorus master Prof. Josef Veselka), Philharmonischer Chor der Slowakischen Philharmonie (Chorus Master: Jan Maria Dobrodinsky), Orchester des Rundfunks Bratislava/ Vaclav Smetacek, Orchester der Prager Sinfoniker FOK/ Vaclav Neumann

Works recorded between 1960 and 1966


The Fame of St. Mark's, Venice. Music for Instrumental Choirs: G. Gabrieli, Vivaldi, Grillo, Trofeo, Cavalli and Caldara.
World Record International: SRZ 6246 (Erato)

Side 1:

  • Giovanni Gabrieli: Canzon XVII from Canzoni e sonate (Venice, 1615)
  • Giovanni Gabrieli: Canzon IX Toni from Sacrae Symphoniae (Venice, 1597)
  • Giovanni Gabrieli: Canzon VIII from Canzoni e sonate (Venice, 1615)
  • Ruggero Trofeo: Canzon XIX from Canzoni da suonare (Milan, before 1604)
  • Giovanni Battista Grillo: Canzon in eco from Sacri Concentus ac Symphoniae (1618)
  • Giovanni Battista Grillo: Canzon II from Sacri Concentus ac Symphoniae (1618)
  • Giovanni Gabrieli: Canzon VII & VIII toni from Sacrae Symphoniae (Venice, 1597)

Side 2:

  • Antonio Vivaldi: Double Concerto in A major (P226)
  • Franceso Cavalli: Sonata from Musiche sacrae (Venice, 1656)
  • Franceso Cavalli: Sonata from Musiche sacrae (Venice, 1656)
  • Antonio Caldara: Sonata for 4 trumpets, timpani, strings and continuo

Gabriella Armuzzi-Romei, Christiano Rossi, Giovanni Adamo, William Bignami (Violins), Maurice Andre, Marcel Lagorce, Charles de Antoni (Trumpets), Maurice Suzan, Rene Allain, Camille Verdier, Gérard Suzan (Trombones), Rene Clemencic, Walther Derschmidt, Elisabeth Toncourt (Recorders), Luigi-Ferdinando Tagliavini and Achille Berruti (Organs), Orchestra del Teatro Communale di Bologna/Gotti


Beniamino Gigli sings Italian Classical Arias - World Record International CO 52. EMI recording from HQM series.

Side 1 (with Orchestra conducted: Rinaldo Zamboni; recorded December 1947-January 1948):

  • Antonio Caldara: Selve amiche, ombrose piante
  • Francesco Durante: Vergin, totto amor (from Preghiera)
  • Marco Antonio Cesti: Intorno all'idolo mio (from Orontea)
  • Alessandro Scarlatti: O cessate di piagarmi (from Il Pompeo)
  • Claudio Monteverdi: Lasciatemi morire (from Arianna)
  • Giuseppe Giordani: Caro mio ben

Side 2 (with Orchestra conducted: Vito Carnevali; recorded in March 1949)

  • Giovanni Battista Bononcini (ed. Parisotti): Per la gloria
  • George Frederick Handel: Care selve (from Atalanta)
  • Alessandro Scarlatti (ed. Parisotti): Già il Sole dal Gange
  • Giovanni Battista Fasolo (ed. Parisotti): Cangia, cangia tue voglie
  • Gian Giacomo Carissimi (ed. Parisotti): Vittoria, Vittoria!
  • Giovanni Battista Bassani (ed. Parisotti): Ah se tu dormi ancora…Posate, dormite

Poznan Nightingales are Singing - World Record Club New Zealand 1810R (1977, Muza recording from Polish National Catalogue).

Side 1:

  • Waclaw of Szamotuly (c. 1526-1560): Dusk is falling
  • Mikoloj Gomolka (c. 1535-?1591): Psalm 77 (I will cry unto God)
  • Mikolaj Zielenski (c. 1550-1615): Viderunt omnes fines terrae
  • Anonymous (13th century): Our Lord's Mother (Polish Song)
  • Palestrina: Sanctus from Missa Papae Marcelli
  • Antonio Caldara: Regina coeli
  • W.A. Mozart: Ave verum corpus

Side 2:

  • Stanislaw Moniuszko (1819-1872): Falcons are coming (Cossack ballad, Krakowiak)
  • Frédéric Chopin: Why is my heart full of sorrow? (arr. from the Prelude in A major)
  • Ignace Jan Paderewski (1860-1941) (arr. Stanislaw Wiechowicz): The Bagpiper's Song

The Boys' and Men's Choir of the Poznan Philharmonia/ Stefan Stuligrosz. Sleeve notes: Bohdan Pociej.


Arie Amorose: Caldara / Pergolesi / Paisiello / Martini / A. Scarlatti etc. - Philips 9500 557 © 1978 (Cassette: 7300 691)

Side 1:

  • Tommaso Giordani: Caro mio ben
  • Giulio Caccini: Amarilli mia bella
  • Alessandro Stradella: Ragion sempre addita
  • Domenico Natale Sarri: Sen corre l'agnelletta
  • Marc' Antonio Cesti: Intorno all'idol mio
  • Antonio Lotti: Pur dicesti, o bocca bella
  • Alessandro Scarlatti: Spesso vibra per suo gioco
  • Antonio Caldara: Come raggio di sol
  • Alessandro Scarlatti: Già il sole dal Gange
  • Giovanni Battista Bononcini: Deh più a me non v'ascondete

Side 2:

  • Francesco Durante: Danza fanciulla gentile
  • Alessandro Scarlatti: Sento nel core
  • Antonio Caldara: Sebben crudele mi fai languir
  • Antonio Caldara: Selve amiche
  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi: Ogni pena più spietata
  • Giovanni Martini (Il Tedesco): Plaisir d'amour
  • Niccolo Piccinni: O notte o dea del mistero
  • Giovanni Paisiello: Nel cor più non mi sento

Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Celia Nicklin (oboe), Graham Sheen (bassoon), James Tyler (lute), Nicholas Kraemer (harpsichord), Academy of St. Martin-in-the-fields/Neville Marriner. Music arranged and edited: Simon Preston.

Cassette

Caldara Cantatas - Ely Recordings 007

Side 1:

  • Clori sdegnosa (Geoffrey Coker, counter-tenor)
  • Partenza (Heather Macdonald, soprano)
  • Irene orgogliosa (Geoffrey Coker, counter-tenor)

Side 2:

  • Senti, Filli (Heather Macdonald, soprano)
  • La Cleopatra crudele (Geoffrey Coker, counter-tenor)
  • Filli pentita (Geoffrey Coker, counter-tenor)

Douglas Mews (harpsichord), Helen Polglase (baroque cello)

Editions, notes and translations © Brian W. Pritchard (1988)

Recorded in Symphony House, Wellington on 31 October and 1 November, 1988.

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