CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD (1941-2014)

Conductor, Musicologist, Keyboard player

Recordings


 

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Handel

INSTRUMENTALSACRED VOCALSECULAR VOCAL

SACRED VOCAL


Anthem for the Foundling Hospital HWV268

Anthem for the Foundling Hospital HWV 268

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 Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne

 

Re-issued

1989

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 421 654-2OH

Includes Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne and Haydn's Missa Brevis

 

Re-issued

1998

CD

Decca 458 072-2OF2

Includes Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, Utrecht Te Deum and Jubilate and Alceste

 

Re-issued

2002

CD

Decca Club Dial 468 831-2

Includes Comus, Water Music Suite in G major, Water Music Suite in D major, Italian Cantata 'Tu fedel, tu constante?', Concerto Grosso in G major Op. 6 No. 1, Italian Cantata for solo voice and continuo 'Mi palpita il cor'

 

Harpsichord

Kirckman, London, 1766

 
 

ATHALIA

'My vengeance awakes me' from Athalia

Inga Nielsen Soprano
Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Christopher Hogwood Conductor

Recorded

1993, Danish Radio Concert Hall, Copenhagen

 

Released

2007

Chandos 10444(2)

This compilation CD includes works performed by other orchestras and soloists.
"Inga Nielsen Voices"

 
 

Athalia

Joan Sutherland Soprano
Emma Kirkby Soprano
Aled Jones Treble
James Bowman Counter-tenor
Anthony Rolfe Johnson Tenor
David Thomas Bass
Choir of New College, Oxford
Edward Higginbottom Chorus Master
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood Conductor

Recorded

May-June 1985, St Jude's Church, London

 

Released

1986

LP

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 417 126-1OH2

 

Re-issued

1986

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 417 126-2OH2

 

Re-issued

2003

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 475 207-2DGR2

 

Re-issued

2003

CD

Decca Club Dial 473 944-2

 

Re-issued

2005

CD

Decca 475 6731 DC8

Includes Messiah, Esther and La Resurrezione

 

Awards

Gramophone Choral Award 1987

 
 

ESTHER

Esther

Patrizia Kwella Soprano
Emma Kirkby Soprano
Paul Elliott Tenor
Anthony Rolfe Johnson Tenor
Ian Partridge Tenor
David Thomas Bass
Westminster Cathedral Boys Choir
Andrew King Tenor
Drew Minter Counter-tenor
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood Conductor

Recorded

1984

 

Released

1985

LP

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 414 423-1OH2

 

Re-issued

1985

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 414 423-2OH2

 

Re-issued

2001

CD

Decca 466 322-2

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

 

Re-issued

2003

CD

Decca Club Dial 473 867-2

 

Re-issued

2005

CD

Decca 475 6731 DC8

Includes Athalia, Messiah and La Resurrezione

 

Pitch

A=415

 
 

LA RESURREZIONE

La Resurrezione

Emma Kirkby Soprano
Patrizia Kwella Soprano
Carolyn Watkinson Contralto
Ian Partridge Tenor
David Thomas Bass
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood Conductor

Recorded

1981

 

Released

1982

LP

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre D256D3

 

Re-issued

1986

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre BW001

'Naufragando va per l'onde' only
Includes works by Pachelbel, Bach, Vivaldi, Gluck, Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven
"B&W present The Academy of Ancient Music"

 

Re-issued

1988

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 421 132-2OH2

 

Re-issued

1994

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 443 200-2

'Disserratevi, o porte d'Averno' only
Includes works by Purcell, Arne, Dowland, d'India, Tromboncino, Vivaldi, Bach and Mozart
"Emma Kirkby - A Portrait"

 

Re-issued

2005

CD

Decca 475 6731 DC8

Includes Athalia, Esther and Messiah

 
 

MESSIAH

Messiah
Based on the first London performance of March 23rd, 1743

Elly Ameling Soprano
Anna Reynolds Contralto
Philip Langridge Tenor
Gwynne Howell Bass
John Wilbraham Trumpet
Kenneth Heath Cello Continuo
Nicholas Kraemer Harpsichord
Christopher Hogwood Chamber organ continuo
Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields
Neville Marriner Conductor

Recorded

January, July 1976, St John's Smith Square, London

 

Released

1976

Decca Argo D18D3

 

Re-issued

1977

LP

Argo ZRG 879

Includes Comfort ye my people, Ev'ry valley shall be exalted...And the glory of the Lord, Behold, a virgin shall conceive...Oh thou that tellest good tidings, For unto us a child is born, And suddenly... Glory to God, Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion, Behold the lamb of God, He was despised, All we like sheep, Hallelujah, I know that my Redeemer liveth, The trumpet shall sound, Worthy is the Lamb and Amen only
"Messiah Arias and Choruses"

 

Re-issued

1995

CD

Decca 444 543-2

For unto us a child is born, I know that my redeemer liveth, Hallelujah! and The trumpet shall sound only
Includes Sarabande from Suite No.11 in D minor plus other works by Handel performed by other orchestras and soloists.

 

Chamber Organ

Noel Mander, London

 

Comments

Performing edition and insert sleeve notes by Christopher Hogwood

 
 

Messiah
Foundling Hospital Version 1754

Judith Nelson Soprano
Emma Kirkby Soprano
Carolyn Watkinson Contralto
Paul Elliott Tenor
David Thomas Bass
Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
Simon Preston Chorus Master
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood Conductor

Recorded

1979

 

Released

1980

LP

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre D189D3

 

Re-issued

-

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre/Florilegium F26L-29083

'Hallelujah' only
Includes works by J. C Bach, Vivaldi, Handel, Telemann, J. S. Bach, Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven
"All About Hogwood and Academy of Ancient Music"

 

Re-issued

1980

LP

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre DSLO613

Choruses only

 

Re-issued

1981

LP

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre DSLO592

Highlights only

 

Re-issued

1982

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 400 086-2OH

Highlights only

 

Re-issued

1982

LP

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre DSLO607

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

 

Re-issued

1983

LP

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre DSDL709

Includes Corelli's Concerto Grosso Op. 6 No. 8, Werner's Christmas Pastorella, Gossec's Christmas Suite, Vejvanovsky's Sonata Natalis and Sonata a 7, JS Bach's Sinfonia (Christmas Oratorio) and Torelli's Concerto Grosso Op. 8 No. 6
"Christmas Concertos"

 

Re-issued

1984

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 411 858-2OH3

 

Re-issued

1986

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre BW001

'For unto us a child is born' only
Includes works by Pachelbel, Bach, Vivaldi, Gluck, Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven
"B&W present The Academy of Ancient Music"

 

Re-issued

1990

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 410 179-2OH

Includes Corelli's Concerto Grosso Op. 6 No. 8, Werner's Christmas Pastorella, Gossec's Christmas Suite, Vejvanovsky's Sonata Natalis and Sonata a 7, JS Bach's Sinfonia (Christmas Oratorio) and Torelli's Concerto Grosso Op. 8 No. 6
"Christmas Concertos"

 

Re-issued

1991

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 430 488-2OH2

 

Re-issued

1994

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 443 193-2OM

Choruses only

 

Re-issued

1998

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 460 399-2OX

'Hallelujah' only
Includes works by JS Bach, Vivaldi, Pergolesi, Haydn and Mozart
This compilation CD includes works performed by other orchestras and soloists
"The True Colours of Baroque Music"

 

Re-issued

2001

CD

Decca 467 781-2DWO

'But who may abide the day of His coming?' and 'If God be for us' only
Includes works by Handel, Purcell, Lampe, Vivaldi, Pergolesi, Arne, Haydn and Mozart
"The World of Emma Kirkby"

 

Re-issued

2005

CD

Decca 475 6731 DC8

Includes Athalia, Esther and La Resurrezione

 

Re-issued

2013

CD

Il Sole 24 Ore | Famiglia Cristiana Settimanale N 2/2013

Highlights only

 

Awards

Edison Award
Grand Prix des Discophiles - RTB Belgium

 
 

Messiah

Judith Nelson Soprano
Emma Kirkby Soprano
Carolyn Watkinson Contralto
Paul Elliott Tenor
David Thomas Bass
Choir of Westminster Abbey dir. Simon Preston
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood Conductor

Recorded

1982 Westminster Abbey, London

 

Released

1982

VHS

Castle Opera CV1 2043

 

Re-issued

1983

VHS

Thorn EMI Video

 

Re-issued

1997

DVD

NVC Arts/Warner Music Vision 0630-17834-2

 
 

Messiah

Handel & Haydn Society
Christopher Hogwood Director

Released

2001

H&H

Aria But who may abide..., Chorus Surely He hath borne..., Chorus And with His stripes... and Chorus All we like sheep... only
Includes works by Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Brahms, Vivaldi and Mendelssohn
"Christopher Hogwood: A Celebration"

 

Comments

This retrospective CD set of live recordings was produced by the Handel & Haydn Society to celebrate the 15 years of Christopher's tenure as their Artistic Director (1986-2001).

 
 

Pifa from Messiah

Catherine Mackintosh Violin
Christopher Hirons Violin
John Holloway Violin
Micaela Comberti Violin
Nigel North Archlute
Crispian Steele-Perkins Natural trumpet
Stephen Keavy Natural trumpet
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood Director/Keyboard

Recorded

1982, St. Barnabas Church, London, UK

 

Released

 

Comments

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

 
 

ODE FOR ST CECILIA'S DAY

Ode for St Cecilia's Day

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

Recorded

1993

 

Released

2003

CD

Arabesque Z6762-2

Includes Handel (arr. Mozart) Alexander's Feast

 
 

SOLOMON

Sinfonia 'Arrival of the Queen of Sheba' from Solomon

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: Solomon

 
 

UTRECHT JUBILATE

Utrecht Jubilate in D

Emma Kirkby Soprano
Judith Nelson Soprano
Charles Brett Countertenor
Rogers Covey Crump Tenor
Paul Elliott Tenor
David Thomas Bass
Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood Continuo
Simon Preston Director

Recorded

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

 

Released

1980

LP

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre DSLO582

Includes Utrecht Te Deum in D

 

Re-issued

-

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 414 413-2OH

Includes Utrecht Te Deum in D

 

Re-issued

1994

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 443 178-2OM

Includes Utrecht Te Deum in D and Vivaldi's Gloria in D major

 

Re-issued

1998

CD

Decca 458 072-2 OF2

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

 
 

UTRECHT TE DEUM

Utrecht Te Deum in D

Emma Kirkby Soprano
Judith Nelson Soprano
Charles Brett Countertenor
Rogers Covey Crump Tenor
Paul Elliott Tenor
David Thomas Bass
Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
Academy of Ancient Music
Christopher Hogwood Continuo
Simon Preston Director

Recorded

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

 

Released

1980

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre DSLO582

Includes Utrecht Jubilate in D

 

Re-issued

-

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 414 413-2OH

Includes Utrecht Jubilate in D

 

Re-issued

1994

CD

Decca L'Oiseau-Lyre 443 178-2OM

Includes Utrecht Jubilate in D and Vivaldi's Gloria in D major

 

Re-issued

1998

CD

Decca 458 072-2 OF2

Includes Utrecht Jubilate in D, Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, Anthem for the Foundling Hospital HWV 268 and Alceste

 
 

 

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