CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD (1941-2014)

Conductor, Musicologist, Keyboard player

Recordings


 

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Handel

INSTRUMENTALSACRED VOCALSECULAR VOCAL

SECULAR VOCAL


ACIS & GALATEA

'O ruddier than the cherry' from Acis and Galatea

Robert Lloyd Bass
David Munrow Sopranino recorder
Simon Standage Baroque violin
Eleanor Sloan Baroque violin
Oliver Brookes Baroque cello
Christopher Hogwood Harpsichord
The David Munrow Recorder Consort
The Early Music Consort of London
David Munrow Director

Recorded

1974, Abbey Road Studio, London

 

Released

1975

EMI SLS 5022

Includes Purcell's Fantasia: Three parts upon a ground, Vivaldi's Concerto in D major, Baston's Concerto in D major, Bach's 'Schafe können sicker weiden', Sonatina from Cantata 106 and 'Esurientes' from Magnificat in E flat BWV 243, Arne's 'Under the Greenwood tree', Couperin's Two musétes, Butterley's The white throated warbler' and other works performed by the same groups.
"The Art of the Recorder"

 

Harpsichord

David Rubio, Duns Tew, Oxford, after a two manual Taskin instrument

 
 

Acis & Galatea

Danielle de Niese Soprano
Charles Workman Tenor
Paul Agnew Tenor
Matthew Rose Bass
Ji-Min Park Tenor
Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Wayne McGregor Stage director
Christopher Hogwood Conductor

Recorded

8 April 2009, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

 

Released

2010

DVD

Opus Arte 1025

 

Comments

Also available as a Blu-ray: Opus Arte 7056

 
 

ACIS AND GALATEA

Acis and Galatea (arranged by Mozart)

Lynne Dawson Soprano
John Mark Ainsley Tenor
Nico van der Meel Tenor
Michael George Bass
Handel and Haydn Society
Christopher Hogwood Conductor

Recorded

1990

 

Released

1992

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 430 538-2OHO2

 
 

AGRIPPINA

Agrippina HWV 6

Margarita Zimmermann Agrippina
Martine Dupuy Nerone
Carmen Balthrop Poppea
Bernadette Manca di Nissa Ottone
Cinzia de Mola Giunone
Gunther von Kannen Claudio
Giorgio Surjan Pallante
Orazio Mori Lesbo
Derek Lee Ragin Narciso
Orchestra Giovanile del Veneto
Christopher Hogwood Conductor

Recorded

1983, Teatro Malibran, Venice, Italy

 

Released

2000

CD

Mondo Musica MFOH 10810

 
 

ALCESTE

Alceste

Emma Kirkby Soprano
Judith Nelson Soprano
Christina Pound Soprano
Margaret Cable Mezzo-soprano
Catherine Denly Mezzo-soprano
Paul Elliott Tenor
Rogers Covey-Crump Tenor
David Thomas Bass
Christopher Keyte Bass
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood Conductor

Recorded

July 1979, St Jude's Church, Hampstead, London

 

Released

1980

LP

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre DSLO581

 

Re-issued

1982

LP

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre DSLO607

Gentle Morpheus, Son of Night only
Includes But who may abide the day of His coming? from Messiah and works by Vivaldi and Purcell.
Also includes works performed by other orchestras
"Portrait of Emma Kirkby"

 

Re-issued

1989

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 421 479-2OH

Includes Comus

 

Re-issued

1994

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 443 183-2OM

Includes Comus

 

Re-issued

1994

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 443 200-2

'Gentle Morpheus, Son of night' only
Includes works by Purcell, Arne, Dowland, D'India, Tromboncino, Vivaldi, Bach, Haydn and Mozart
"Emma Kirkby - A Portrait"

 

Re-issued

1998

CD

Decca 458 072-2OF2

Includes Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, Anthem for the Foundling Hospital HWV 268, Utrecht Te Deum and Jubilate

 

Re-issued

1998

CD

Decca 460 583-2DH

'Gentle Morpheus, Son of night' only
Includes works by Mozart, Vivaldi, Purcell, Arne, Dowland, Haydn and Pergolesi
"The Pure Voice of Emma Kirkby"

 

Re-issued

2001

CD

Decca 466 322-2

'Come Fancy' only
Includes works by Mozart, Pergolesi, JS Bach, Vivaldi and Arne
"The Sweet Sound of Emma Kirkby"

 

Re-issued

2003

CD

Decca 473 672-2

Includes cantata Tra le fiamme

 
 

ALEXANDER'S FEAST

Alexander's Feast (arranged by Mozart)

William Sharp Baritone
Lynne Dawson Soprano
John Mark Ainsley Tenor
Alastair Miles Bass
Handel and Haydn Society
Christopher Hogwood Conductor

Recorded

1993

 

Released

2003

CD

Arabesque Z6762-2

Includes Handel (arr. Mozart) Ode for St Cecilia's Day

 
 

ARIAS

'Tornami a vagheggiar' from Alcina HWV34/15
'Credete al mio dolore' from Alcina HWV34/40

Emma Kirkby Soprano
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood Conductor

Recorded

1991

 

Released

1993

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 436 132-2OH

Includes works by Arne and Lampe
"Emma Kirkby: Handel and Arne Arias"

 

Re-issued

1998

CD

Decca 458 084-2OF2

Includes works by Lampe, Arne, Haydn and Mozart
"Emma Kirkby sings Handel, Arne, Haydn and Mozart"

 

Re-issued

2000

CD

Decca 458 249-2DM

'Tornami a vagheggiar' only
Includes 'Ah Stigie larve!' from Orlando, 'Gia latra Cerbero' from Orlando and 'Vanghe pupille, non piangete' from Orlando
This compilation CD includes works performed by other orchestras and soloists
"The Glories of Handel Opera"

 

Re-issued

2001

CD

Decca 467 781-2DWO

'Tornami a vagheggiar' only
Includes works by Purcell, Lampe, Vivaldi, Pergolesi, Arne, Haydn and Mozart
"The World of Emma Kirkby"

 

Re-issued

2001

CD

Decca 466 322-2

'Tornami a vagheggiar' only
Includes works by Mozart, Pergolesi, JS Bach, Vivaldi and Arne
"The Sweet Sound of Emma Kirkby"

 
 

BERENICE

Overture, Minuet & Gigue from Berenice

John Holloway Violin
Monica Huggett Violin
Catherine Mackintosh Violin
Elizabeth Wilcock Violin
Susan Sheppard Cello
Stephen Preston Flute
Michael Laird Natural trumpet
Iaan Wilson Natural trumpet
The Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood

Recorded

1980, London

 

Released

 

Comments

For full details please see entry under Handel: Instrumental: Berenice

 
 

CANTATAS

Cantata 36: Nell' Africane selve
Cantata 37: Nella stagion che, di viole e rose

David Thomas Bass (Cantata 36)
Judith Nelson Soprano (Cantata 37)
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood Harpsichord

Recorded

May and July 1980, Decca Studio No. 3, West Hampstead, London

 

Released

1981

LP

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre DSLO580

Includes Duetto XV, Duetto XVI, Duetto X and Trio 1

 

Re-issued

1991

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 430 282-2OH

Includes Duetto XV, Duetto XVI, Duetto X, Trio 1, Music for The Alchymist and Songs from The Universal Passion, The What D'ye Call It, The Way of the World

 

Harpsichord

Jacob Kirckman, London, 1766

 
 

Tu fedel? tu costante?
Mi palpita il cor
Alpestre monte
Tra le fiamme

Emma Kirkby Soprano
Michel Piguet Oboe and Recorder
Rachel Beckett Recorder
Charles Medlam Viola da gamba
Jane Coe Cello continuo
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood Director/Harpsichord

Recorded

1984

 

Released

1985

LP

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 414 473-1OH

 

Re-issued

1985

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 414 473-2OH

 

Re-issued

2002

CD

Decca Club Dial 468 831-2

Tu fedel, tu costante? and Mi palpita il cor only
Includes Anthem for the Foundling Hospital HWV 268, Water Music Suite in G major, Water Music Suite in D major, Comus and Concerto Grosso in G major Op. 6 No. 1

 

Re-issued

2003

CD

Decca 473 672-2

Tra le fiamme only
Includes Alceste

 

Harpsichord

Anon., early 17th century Italian, restored by Christopher Nobbs

 

Pitch

A=415

 
 

COMUS

Comus

Patrizia Kwella Soprano
Margaret Cable Mezzo-soprano
David Thomas Bass
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood Conductor/Harpsichord

Recorded

1979

 

Released

1982

LP

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre DSLO598

Includes The Alchymist, 'I like the am'rous youth' from The Universal Passion, 'Twas when the seas were roaring' from The What d'ye call it, 'Love's but the frailty of the mind' from The Way of the world

 

Re-issued

1989

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 421 479-2OH

Includes Alceste

 

Re-issued

1994

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 443 183-2OM

Includes Alceste

 

Re-issued

2002

CD

Decca Club Dial 468 831-2

Includes Anthem for the Foundling Hospital HWV 268, Water Music Suite in G major, Water Music Suite in D major, Italian Cantata 'Tu fedel, tu costante?', Concerto Grosso in G major Op. 6 No. 1, Italian Cantata for solo voice and continuo 'Mi palpita il cor'

 

Harpsichord

 
 

DUETS AND TRIOS

Duetto XV: Quel fior che all'alba ride
Duetto XVI: No, di voi non vo' fidarmi
Duetto X: Tacete, ohimè, tacete!
Trio I: Se tu non lasci amore

Emma Kirkby Soprano (Duetto XV, XVI, X and Trio I)
Judith Nelson Soprano (Duetto XV, XVI and Trio I)
David Thomas Bass (Duetto X and Trio I)
Susan Sheppard Cello
Christopher Hogwood Harpsichord

Recorded

May and July 1980, Decca Studio No. 3, West Hampstead, London

 

Released

1981

LP

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre DSLO580

Includes Cantata 36 and Cantata 37

 

Re-issued

1991

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 430 282-2OH

Includes Cantata 36, Cantata 37, Music for The Alchymist and Songs from The Universal Passion, The What D'ye Call It and The Way of the World

 

Harpsichord

Jacob Kirckman, London, 1766

 
 

ODE FOR THE BIRTHDAY OF QUEEN ANNE

Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne

Judith Nelson Soprano
Emma Kirkby Soprano
Shirley Minty Contralto
James Bowman Countertenor
Martyn Hill Tenor
David Thomas Bass
Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
Academy of Ancient Music
Simon Preston Director
Christopher Hogwood Harpsichord

Recorded

December 1977, All Saints Church, Tooting, London

 

Released

1978

LP

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre DSLO541

Includes Anthem for the Foundling Hospital HWV 268

 

Re-issued

1989

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 421 654-2OH

Includes Anthem for the Foundling Hospital HWV 268 and Haydn's Missa Brevis in F major

 

Re-issued

1998

CD

Decca 458 072-2 OF2

Includes Anthem for the Foundling Hospital HWV 268, Utrecht Te Deum in D, Utrecht Jubilate in D and Alceste

 

Harpsichord

Kirckman, London, 1766

 
 

ORLANDO

Orlando HWV 31

James Bowman Orlando
Arleen Augér Angelica
Catherine Robbin Medoro
Emma Kirkby Dorinda
David Thomas Zoroastro
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood Conductor

Recorded

1989-1990, Abbey Road Studios, London

 

Released

1991

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 430 845-2OH3

 

Re-issued

1992

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 436 445-2OX

'Trionfa oggi'l mio cor' only
Includes works by Pergolesi, Vivaldi, J S Bach, Handel, Mozart and Haydn
"The Original Sound"

 

Re-issued

1998

CD

Decca 460 583-2DH

'Povera me!' only
Includes works by Mozart, Vivaldi, Purcell, Arne, Dowland, Haydn and Pergolesi
"The Pure Voice of Emma Kirkby"

 

Re-issued

2000

CD

Decca 458 249-2

'Ah Stigie larve!', 'Già latra Cerbero' and 'Vaghe pupille, non piangete' only
Includes 'Tornami a vagheggiar' from Alcina, and as a compilation CD also includes works performed by other orchestras and soloists
"The Glories of Handel Opera"

 
 

RINALDO

Rinaldo (1st version, 1711) HWV 7a

Bernarda Fink Goffredo
Cecilia Bartoli Almirena
David Daniels Rinaldo
Daniel Taylor Eustazio
Gerald Finley Argante
Luba Orgonasova Armida
Bejun Mehta Mago cristiano
Ana-María Rincón Donna, Sirena II
Catherine Bott Sirena I
Mark Padmore Un araldo
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood Conductor

Recorded

1999 Henry Wood Hall, London

 

Released

2000

CD

Decca 467 087-2OH3

 

Awards

Premio Internazionale del Disco 'Antonio Vivaldi', Highly recommended, 2001
Gramophone Award, Editor's Choice, 2001

 
 

SONGS FROM THE UNIVERSAL PASSION, THE WHAT D'YE CALL IT AND THE WAY OF THE WORLD

'I like the am'rous youth' from The Universal Passion
'Twas when the seas were roaring' from The What D'ye Call It
'Love's but the frailty of the mind' from The Way of the World

Patrizia Kwella Soprano
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood Conductor/Harpsichord

Released

1982

LP

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre DSLO598

Includes The Alchymist and Comus

 

Re-issued

1991

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 430 282-2OH

Includes Duetto X, Duetto XV, Duetto XVI, Trio 1, Cantata 36, Cantata 37 and The Alchymist

 

Harpsichord

Kirckman, London 1766

 
 

THE ALCHYMIST

The Alchymist

David Thomas Bass
Patrizia Kwella Soprano
Margaret Cable Mezzo-soprano
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood Conductor/Harpsichord

Recorded

September 1980, St Jude's Church, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London

 

Released

1982

LP

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre DSLO598

Includes Comus, 'I like the am'rous youth' from The Universal Passion, 'Twas when the seas were roaring' from The What D'ye Call It, and 'Love's but the frailty of the mind' from The Way of the World

 

Re-issued

-

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 443 177-2OM

Includes Water Music

 

Re-issued

1991

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 430 282-2OH

Includes Cantata 36, Cantata 37, Duetti X, XV and XVI, Trio I, 'I like the am'rous youth' from The Universal Passion, 'Twas when the seas were roaring' from The What D'ye Call It, and 'Love's but the frailty of the mind' from The Way of the World

 

Re-issued

1997

CD

Decca 455 709-2OF2

Includes Water Music Suite in F major, G major and D major, The Musick for the Royal Fireworks, Concerto in B flat major a due cori No. 1, Concerto in F major a due cori No. 2, Concerto in F major a due cori No. 3, Aria No. 1 and No. 2 for wind band

 

Harpsichord

Kirckman, London, 1766

 
 

THE SORCERESS (MOVIE SOUNDTRACK)

Overture to Rinaldo
'Lascia ch'io pianga' from Rinaldo
Overture to Alcina
'Tu la mia stella sei' from Giulio Cesare
Sinfonia from Amadigi
Sinfonia - 'V'adoro, pupille' from Giulio Cesare
Ballo-Musette from Ariodante
'Bel piacere' from Agrippina
Sinfonia from Admeto
'Mi deride l'amante - Destero dall'empia Dite' from Amadigi
'Ah! Ruggiero crudel - Ombre pallide' from Alcina
'Non disperar' from Giulio Cesare
'Piangero la sorte mia' from Giulio Cesare
Menuet from Alcina

Kiri te Kanawa Soprano
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood Conductor

Recorded

Hilversum

 

Released

1993

CD

Philips 00289 434 9922

 
 

 

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