DAVID GORDON classical discography 


 

TELARC DIGITAL

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J. S. Bach:  Magnificat   (also Vivaldi "Gloria")
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra   •  Robert Shaw, conductor
with Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Marietta Simpson, mezzo-soprano;
David Gordon tenor; and William Stone, baritone
Telarc CD # CD-80194 (CD title: "Gloria")

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Franz Schubert:  Mass in G Major
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra  •  Robert Shaw, conductor
with Dawn Upshaw, soprano, David Gordon, tenor,
and William Stone, baritone
Telarc CD # CD-80212

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Ludwig van Beethoven:  Choral Fantasy
Boston Symphony Orchestra • Seiji Ozawa, conductor

Rudolf Serkin soloist in Choral Fantasy and in Concerto #3
With Faye Robinson, Mary Burgess, Lili Chookasian,
Kenneth Riegle, David Gordon, and Julian Robbins.

Released in 1982  Telarc CD # CD-80063

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Absolute Heaven: essential choral masterpieces 
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra • Robert Shaw, conductor

A collection of vocal and choral music by various composers
includes "Benedictus" from Schubert Mass in G Major
with Dawn Upshaw and William Stone  (see above)
Telarc CD # CD-80458

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NEWPORT CLASSICS

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Bach Tenor Arias with Flute 
Bethlehem Bach Festival Orchestra
Greg Funfgeld, conductor  •  Emily Newbold, flutist
Includes 7 arias and the Suite in B Minor
Newport Classics CD # NPD 85582
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DELOS INTERNATIONAL

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G. F. Handel:  Acis and Galatea
Seattle Symphony Orchestra • Gerard Schwarz, conductor

David Gordon sings the title role of Acis in this complete
digital recording of a great baroque operatic masterpiece
with Dawn Kotowski, Glen Siebert, Jan Opalach
Delos CD # DE 3107

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A Distant Mirror:
Music of the Calamitous 14th Century

A wonderful collection of early music by Machaut and others
with the The Folger Consort and guest artists.
This 1979 analog recording was re-released in the late 1990s as Delos CD #DE1003. The disk also includes "Shakespeare's Music", another 1979 recording by the same ensemble.

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Engineer's Choice
Recording Engineer John Eargle picked his favorite demo tracks
Includes an excerpt from "Treestone" (see just below)
Other performers include Janos Starker,
Bella Davidovich, Roger Wagner Chorale,
Arlene Auger, London Symphony, et al.

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LONDON / DECCA

Igor Stravinsky:  Pulcinella
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
(complete original version, for soprano, tenor and baritone)
This was the first recording of "Pulcinella" to include some of the original 18th Century music Stravinsky used in writing the work.
Originally released in 1990 as Decca CD #4256142
Recently re-issued by ArkivMusik and available on the Arkiv site or on Amazon.com or CDUnivers


NAXOS

Stephen Albert:  TreeStone    (premiere recording)
New York Chamber Symphony • Gerard Schwarz, conductor; Lucy Shelton, soprano; David Gordon, tenor
Naxos CD # 8.559708
Lusty, passionate, operatic music for soprano, tenor and orchestra by Stephen Albert, recipient of the 1985 Pulitzer Prize for Music. Text from James Joyce, with music to match.

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DORIAN DIGITAL

Christmas in Leipzig 
(J.S. Bach Cantatas Nr. 63 and 65 plus the
Sanctus from the Mass in B Minor)
Bach Choir of Bethlehem • Greg Funfgeld, conductor
with Sylvia MacNair, Janice Taylor, and Daniel Lichti
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J. S. Bach:  Wachet Auf!
(Cantata Nr. 140, et al)
Bach Choir of Bethlehem • Greg Funfgeld, conductor
Dorian CD # DOR-90127

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RCA VICTOR RED SEAL

Ottorino Respighi: Laud to the Nativity
The Philadelphia Singers
Concerto Soloists Chamber Orchestra • Michael Korn, conductor
with Benita Valente, soprano, Maureen Forrester, alto,
and David Gordon, tenor
RCA CD # 7787-2-RC (CD title: "Ceremonies of Carols")

This charming CD is out of print but widely available online.

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VOX CLASSICS

J. S. Bach:  Mass in B Minor  
Ama Deus Ensemble • Valentin Radu, conductor
with Julianne Baird, Lori Gratis, and Kevin Deas
performed on historic instruments
Vox CD # VOX2 7524  (2-disk budget set)

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INNOVA RECORDS

Maurice Wright: 
Cantata for Tenor, Tape, and Percussion

with Tom Jones, percussionist    (premiere recording)
Produced in 1980 by the 20th Century Consort
which has now become the  21st Century Consort

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NONESUCH / ELECTRA

Stephen Albert: Into Eclipse    (premiere recording)
5 Arias for Tenor and chamber orchestra
The 20th Century Consort • Christopher Kendall, conductor

New York Times review of performance

A vivid and dramatic work for tenor and chamber ensemble
by the recipient of the 1985 Pulitzer Prize for Music
Nonesuch Electra CD # 79153-2

Sadly now out of print.


MUSICAL HERITAGE SOCIETY

Alas, Musical Heritage Society is no longer, and neither is this lovely recording of a dozen Elizabethan songs accompanied by one to five viols of all sizes.

Dreames and Imaginations
Elizabethan Songs for Tenor and Consort of Viols
David Gordon and Tina Chancey, co-producers
With Scott Reiss, Elaine Scott Banks, Tina Chancey,
Robert Eisenstein, Wendy Gillespie and Mary Springfels


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