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Rameau: Les Fêtes d'Hébé
Sophie Daneman (Hébé, Naiade, Eglé); Sarah Connolly (Sapho, Iphise); Maryseult Wieczorek (Ladedemonian Woman, Shepherdess); Gaëlle Méchaly (Amour); Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (Thélème, Oracle, Mercure); Paul Agnew (Momus, Ruisseau, Lycurge); Luc Coadou (Alcée); Thierry Félix (Tirtée, Eurilas); Matthieu Lécroart (Fleuve); Laurent Slaars (Hymas)
Les Arts Florissants
William Christie, conductor
Erato 3984-21064-2 (2 cds)
texts and translations in English, French and German

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Messaien: Poèmes pour Mi; Le Réveil des oiseaux; Sept Haïkaï
Françoise Pollet (soprano); Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Joela Jones, piano
The Cleveland Orchestra
Pierre Boulez, conductor
DGG 453 478-2
texts and translations in English, French and German

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Weber:Oberon
Inga Nielsen (Rezia); Veselina Kasarova (Fatime); Melinda Paulsen (Puck); Deon van der Walt (Oberon); Peter Seiffert (Huon); Bo Skovhus (Scherasmin
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and Rundfunkchor Berlin
Marek Janowski, conductor
RCA 09026 68505 2 (2 cds)
text and commentary in French, German and English

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Shostakovich: Moskva, Cheremushki
Elena Prokina (Lidochka); Lydia Chernykh (Lyusya); Irina Gelakhova (Masha/Vava); Herman Apaikin (Sergey); Andrei Baturkin (Bubentsov/Drebednyov); Anatoly Lochak (Boris); Mikhail Goujov (Baburov); Alexander Kisselev (Barabashkin)
Russian State Symphonic Cappella and Residentie Orchestra of The Hague
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor
Chandos 9591(2) (2 cds)
texts and translations in Russian, English, French and German

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Bach: Mass in B minor
Johannette Zomer, Véronique Gens, sopranos; Andreas Scholl, countertenor; Christoph Prégardien, tenor; Peter Kooy, Hanno Müller-Brachmann, basses
Collegium Vocale Chorus and Orchestra
Philippe Herreweghe, conductor
Harmonia Mundi HMC 901614.15 (2 cds)
texts and translations in English, French and German

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Chausson: Mélodies
Nathalie Stutzmann, contralto
Inger Södergren, piano
RCA 09026 68342 2
texts and translations in English, French and German

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Bolero: A Spanish Songbook
Olga Borodina, mezzo-soprano
Semyon Skigin, piano
Philips446 708-2
texts and translations in Russian, English, French and German

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Sumi Jo: Bel Canto
Sumi Jo, soprano English Chamber Orchestra
Giuliano Carella, conductor
Erato 0630-17580-2
texts and commentary in English, French and German

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Warlock: Songs
Adrian Thompson, tenor; Christopher Maltman, baritone John Constable, piano; Duke Quartet; Philippa Davies, flute; Christine Pendrill, cor anglais
Collins Classics 15002
commentary in English, French and German, texts in English

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Bach: Complete cantatas, Vol. 4
Lisa Larsson, Els Bongers, Anne Grimm, Caroline Stam, soprano; Elisabeth von Magnus, Peter de Groot, alto; Paul Agnew, Jeremy Ovenden, tenor; Klaus Mertens, Donald Bentvelsen, bass Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir
Ton Koopman, conductor
Erato 0630-15562-2 (3 cds)
texts and commentary in English, French and German

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Bach: Complete cantatas, Vol. 5
Lisa Larsson, Sibylla Rubens, Anne Grimm, Els Bongers, soprano; Elisabeth von Magnus, alto; Christoph Prégardien, tenor; Klaus Mertens, bass
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir
Ton Koopman, conductor
Erato 0630-17578-2 (4 cds)
texts and commentary in English, French and German

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Tippett: The Rose Lake; The Vision of St. Augustine
John Shirley-Quirk, baritone; London Symphony Orchestra Chorus (Vision)
London Symphony Orchestra
Sir Michael Tippett (Vision), Sir Colin Davis (Rose Lake), conductor
Conifer Classics 75605 51304 2
texts and commentary in English, French and German

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Caplet: Mélodies
Dominique Favat, mezzo-soprano; Line Marand, piano
Maguelone 523732
essay in French and English, texts in French only

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