CD Set Volume I for a History of Music in Western Culture
The Recorded Anthology - Fifteen compact discs complement the text and Anthology of Scores. These recordings draw on the resources of many different recording labels and feature some of the most distinguished artists and ensembles of our time, including: * Sequentia, Anonymous 4, Hilliard Ensemble, Orlando Consort, Les Arts Florissants, Huelgas Ensemble, Gothic Voices, La Chapelle Royale, Consort of Musicke, Tashi, La Petite Band, Tallis Scholars, Concentus Musicus Wien, Theatre of Voices, English Baroque Soloists, Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique, and Concerto Koln. * Representative soloists include: Paul O'Dette, Emma Kirkby, Davitt Moroney, Thomas Quasthoff, Trevor Pinnock, Malcolm Bilson, Ruggiero Raimondi, Kiri Te Kanawa, Roberto Alagna, and Jessye Norman. * The discs are arranged chronologically and mirror the content and structure of the Anthology of Scores: * Volume I: Antiquity through the Baroque Era (6 discs). * Volume II: The Classical Era to the Present (9 discs).