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Anthony Lewis

1915-1983 GB
Composer / Conductor of Classical
A.k.a. Sir Anthony Carey Lewis

Sir Anthony Carey Lewis KBE (2 March 1915 – 5 June 1983), also known as Sir Carey Lewis, was an English conductor, composer, editor, and music educator. He is best known for co-founding and serving as the first chief editor of Musica Britannica. He also penned several critical editions of operas by George Frideric Handel and of Henry Purcell's The Fairy Queen, and served for many years as honorary secretary of the Purcell Society. As a conductor he played a role in the baroque music revival of the mid 20th century by leading performances of several Handel opera revivals. He was named a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1972.

     
Genres
  • Classical
  • Spoken Word
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Litaniae Lauretanae, KV195; Lataniae De Venerabili Altaris Sacremento, KV 243Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Jennifer Vyvyan, Nancy Evans, William Herbert, George James, St. Anthony Singers, The Boyd Neel Orchestra, Anthony Lewis2017Album
The Masque In Timon Of Athens; The Fairy QueenHenry Purcell, Margaret Ritchie, Ensemble Orchestral De L'Oiseau-Lyre, Anthony Lewis1995Album
Purcell - The Fairy QueenJennifer Vyvyan, Elsie Morison, Peter Pears, Thomas Hemsley, St. Anthony Singers, The Boyd Neel Orchestra, Anthony Lewis1992Album
King Arthur / The Indian QueenHenry Purcell - Anthony Lewis / Sir Charles Mackerras1992Album
Les Vêpres 1610 : Vespreo Della Beata Vergine & Magnificat - Editions de L'Oiseau-LyreClaudio Monteverdi - Ensemble Orchestral De L'Oiseau-Lyre, Anthony Lewis1988Compil.
Steve Race introduces Music with Paintings from the art galleries of the National Museum of WalesSteve Race, Members Of The Royal Academy Of Music London, Anthony Lewis, Peter Holman1980Album
Litaniae Lauretanae, K. 195 - Lataniae De Venerabili Altaris Sacremento, K. 243Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, St. Anthony Singers, The Boyd Neel Orchestra, Anthony Lewis, Jennifer Vyvyan, Nancy Evans, William Herbert, George James, Ralph Downes1971Album
Hippolyte Et Aricie Highlights - English Chamber OrchestraJean-Philippe Rameau, Janet Baker, Robert Tear, John Shirley-Quirk, St. Anthony Singers, Anthony Lewis1971Album
Lataniae De Venerabili Altaris Sacremento, K. 243Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, St. Anthony Singers, The Boyd Neel Orchestra, Anthony Lewis, Jennifer Vyvyan, Nancy Evans, William Herbert, George James, Ralph Downes1971Album
SemeleGeorg Friedrich Händel, St. Anthony Singers, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London, Anthony Lewis1971Album
Vespers Of 1610Claudio Monteverdi - Margaret Ritchie / Elsie Morison / William Herbert / Richard Lewis / Bruce Boyce / St. Anthony Singers / Ensemble Orchestral De L'Oiseau-Lyre / Anthony Lewis1971Album
Apollo E DafneGeorg Friedrich Händel, Margaret Ritchie, Bruce Boyce, Ensemble Orchestral De L'Oiseau-Lyre, Anthony Lewis1971Album
Sacred MusicFrançois Couperin - Jennifer Vyvyan, Elsie Morison, William Herbert, George James, Anthony Lewis1970Album
Hippolyte et AricieJean-Philippe Rameau, Janet Baker · Angela Hickey · Robert Tear · John Shirley-Quirk, English Chamber Orchestra & St. Anthony Singers, Anthony Lewis, Thurston Dart1966Album
King ArthurHenry Purcell / Anthony Lewis1959Album
Music Of PurcellJennifer Vyvyan, William Herbert, Hervey Alan, Dennis Egan, Philomusica Of London, Anthony Lewis1958Album
Come Ye Sons Of Art / MiserereHenry Purcell / Jean-Baptiste Lully - Margaret Ritchie / Elsie Morison / Alfred Deller / John Whitworth / William Herbert / Richard Lewis / Bruce Boyce / St. Anthony Singers / Ensemble Orchestral De L'Oiseau-Lyre Conducted By Anthony Lewis1958Album
Music Of Handel Excerpts from Alcina, Esther, Jephtha, RodrigoAnthony Lewis, Philomusica Of London1958Album
Come Ye Sons Of ArtHenry Purcell - Margaret Ritchie, Alfred Deller, John Whitworth, Bruce Boyce, St. Anthony Singers, Ensemble Orchestral De L'Oiseau-Lyre Conducted By Anthony Lewis, Ruggero Gerlin1956Album
SemeleGeorg Friedrich Händel, St. Anthony Singers, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London Conducted By Anthony Lewis1955Album
SemeleGeorg Friedrich Händel, St. Anthony Singers, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London Conducted By Anthony Lewis1955Album
MiserereMargaret Ritchie / Elsie Morison / Alfred Deller / William Herbert / Richard Lewis / Bruce Boyce / St. Anthony Singers / Ensemble Orchestral De L'Oiseau-Lyre Conducted By Anthony Lewis1953Album
Six OverturesWilliam Boyce - Orchestre Des Concerts Lamoureux Conducted By Anthony LewisAlbum
Litanie Lauretanae In D Major (K. 195)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Anthony LewisAlbum
Festliche TafelmusikSir Neville Marriner · Raymond Leppard · Anthony LewisCompil.
Arias And Ensembles From The Neglected Operas And OratoriosGeorg Friedrich Händel, The Handel Festival Orchestra Of Washington, D.C., Anthony LewisAlbum
Six OverturesWilliam Boyce - Orchestre Des Concerts Lamoureux Conducted By Anthony LewisAlbum
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