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Tosca
Late-romantic opera

Tosca (Italian pronunciation: [ˈtoska; ˈtɔska]) is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. It premiered at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome on 14 January 1900. The work, based on ...

Carmen
Romantic opera from 1874

Carmen (French pronunciation: ​[kaʁmɛn]; Spanish: [ˈkarmen]) is an opera in four acts by French composer Georges Bizet. The libretto was written by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on a novella of the same title by Prosper Mérimée. The opera ...

La Sonnambula
Romantic opera from 1831

La sonnambula (The Sleepwalker) is an opera semiseria in two acts, with music in the bel canto tradition by Vincenzo Bellini set to an Italian libretto by Felice Romani, based on a scenario for a ballet-pantomime written by Eugène Scribe ...

Craig Leon
Craig Leon (born 7 January 1952) is an American-born record producer, composer and arranger currently living in England. Leon was instrumental in launching the careers of many recording artists including The Ramones and Blondie...
John Rutter
John Milford Rutter CBE (born 24 September 1945) is an English composer, conductor, editor, arranger and record producer, mainly of choral music.
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Meredith Jane Monk
Meredith Jane Monk (born November 20, 1942) is an American composer, performer, director, vocalist, filmmaker, and choreographer. Since the 1960s, Monk has created multi-disciplinary works which combine music, theatre, and danc...
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Tim Brady
Timothy Wesley John Brady (born 11 July 1956) is a Canadian composer, electric guitarist, improvising musician, concert producer and record producer. Working in the field of contemporary classical music, experimental music, and...
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Peter Reynolds
Peter Reynolds (January 12, 1958 – October 11, 2016) was a Welsh composer known for founding PM Music Ensemble. In addition, he was recognised by Guinness World Records as having written with writer Simon Rees the shortest oper...
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Bryden Thomson
Bryden Thomson (16 July 1928 – 14 November 1991) was a Scottish conductor remembered especially for his championship of British and Scandinavian composers. His recordings include influential surveys of the orchestral music of H...
Les Pêcheurs de Perles
Romantic opera from 1863

Les pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers) is an opera in three acts by the French composer Georges Bizet, to a libretto by Eugène Cormon and Michel Carré. It was premiered on 30 September 1863 at the Théâtre Lyrique in ...

Hans Zimmer
Hans Florian Zimmer (German: [ˈhans ˈfloːʁi̯aːn ˈtsɪmɐ] ( listen); born 12 September 1957) is a German film score composer and record producer. Since the 1980s, he has composed music for over 150 films. His works include The Lio...
Composer
Karel van Steenhoven
Recorder player (studied with Kees Boeke and Walter van Hauwe), composer (studied with Robert Happened and Tristan Keuris in Amsterdam), founding member of the Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet, Professor at the University of Mu...
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Joseph Pecoraro
UNCSA Music Faculty — Guitarist Joseph Pecoraro is recognized as a highly-accomplished concert and recording artist, teacher and author. As a recitalist he appears as soloist, chamber musician, and with orchestra across the Uni...
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Luciano Pavarotti
Pavarotti was an Italian operatic tenor who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most commercially successful tenors of all time. He made numerous recordings of complete operas and individual ari...
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Yevgeny Onegin
Romantic opera from 1878

Eugene Onegin (Russian: Евгений Онегин, Yevgény Onégin), Op. 24, is an opera ("lyrical scenes") in 3 acts (7 scenes), composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The libretto, organised by the composer and Konstantin Shilovsky, very closely follows certain passages in Alexander ...

... Llewellyn reviews several of his favorite new musical theater recordings. ...
... Recordings of musical theater works by Beat Furrer are reviewed. ...
... British composer Howard Skempton shares his favorite musical recordings. ...
Vesna svyashchennaya [Le Sacre du printemps]
20th century ballet

The Rite of Spring (French: Le Sacre du printemps; Russian: Весна священная, Vesna svyashchennaya, "sacred spring") is a ballet and orchestral concert work by the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. It was written for the 1913 Paris season of Sergei Diaghilev's ...

Unessential Albums
A.P (2003) Vol. 17, pp. 120
... Ten classic rock recordings are discussed. It is noted that, although these recordings received ... rave reviews from the critics, they are of mediocre musical quality. ...