The fifth volume of the popular sampler series from Gramophone's current 'Label of the Year' features an appealing selection of tracks from its catalogue of award-winning artists. 'The Super Audio Collection Volume 5' is an impressive new collection of Hi-Fi demonstration quality tracks chosen from the bestselling albums of recent years
Enjoy unsurpassed interpretations of modern day classics from jazz legends Carol Kidd and Claire Martin; plus a brand new track from Bob Dylan specialist Barb Jungr, which 'perfectly captures the fragile longing of his lyrics' (The Independent).
Discover the hauntingly evocative voice of emerging talent singer / songwriter Fiona Mackenzie, whose captivating debut solo album, 'Elevate', was named in The Observer newspaper as one of the 'Best albums of 2008'. Baritone Peter Harvey and flutist Katherine Bryan released critically acclaimed Linn debuts, the latter's concerto album was named a 'Recommended' recording by Gramophone.
The Retrospect Ensemble's Bach Oratorios disc was named 'Classical Record of the Week' by the Sunday Times and features outstanding performances from soloists Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Iestyn Davies (countertenor), James Gilchrist (tenor) and Peter Harvey (bass).
The wealth of vocal talent in Linn's catalogue is represented with tracks from the Dunedin Consort, the Prince Consort and the Classical Opera Company, whose premiere recording of the new version of Arne's Artaxerxes was named 'Choice' by Opera Now and 'Disc of the Month' by both Opera Magazine and BBC Radio Scotland Classics Unwrapped.
1. Sara by Barb Jungr
2. F. Sor: Three Minuets, Op. 11 - No. 7 in A minor: Andante by William Carter
3. Moon Blue by Carol Kidd
4. When the sunny sky has gone by Fiona Mackenzie
5. With Every Breath I Take by Claire Martin
6. F. Poulenc: Flute Sonata Op. 164: II. Cantilena: Assez lent by Katherine Bryan
7. N. Rorem: Early in the morning by The Prince Consort
8. Albeniz: Iberia Book 1 - 2. El Puerto by Artur Pizarro
9. J.S. Bach: Sonata No. 1 in G minor – Adagio by Pavlo Beznosiuk
10. J.S. Bach: Mass in B Minor, Kyrie eleison by Dunedin Consort
11. J. Ward: Fantasia No. 2 a5 la Rondinella (VdGS 2) by Phantasm
12. P. Rogier: Missa Domine Dominus noster - Agnus Dei by Magnificat
13. F. Schubert: Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911 - Der Lindenbaum by Peter Harvey
14. T. Arne: Artaxerxes, No. 28, Air: The soldier, tir'd of war's alarms by Classical Opera Company
15. G. F. Handel: Opus 6 No. 2 in F Major (HWV. 320) - I. Andante larghetto by Avison Ensemble
16. J. S. Bach: Ascension Oratorio, BWV. 11 - Chorus Loben Gott in seinen Reichen by Retrospect Ensemble