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Philip Ledger

p, hps, 1937-2012 GB, East Sussex
Composer / Conductor of Classical
A.k.a. Philip Stevens Ledger

British conductor, composer, harpsichordist and organist, born 12 December 1937 in Bexhill, Bexhill-on-Sea, England and died 18 November 2012.

        
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Harpsichord
  • Organ
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Bach, J.S.: Weihnachtsoratorium, BWV 248, Pt. 1: Aria. "Bereite sich, Zion" on Bach: Christmas Oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach & Philip Ledger
Te Deum, H.146 (1989 Digital Remaster): Prélude on Charpentier - Sacred Choral Works by Choir of King's College, Cambridge
Bach, J.S.: Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: II. Air on Bach: Orchestral Suites Nos 1-3 by Johann Sebastian Bach, Philip Ledger & English Chamber Orchestra
In dulci jubilo on Classic Christmas Carols by Choir of King's College, Cambridge
Bassoon Concerto No.31 in C Major, RV 476: 2: Largo on Vivaldi: Bassoon Concertos Vol. 2 by Antonio Vivaldi, Daniel Smith, English Chamber Orchestra & Philip Ledger
Bassoon Concerto No.25 in F Major, RV 491: 2: Largo on Vivaldi Bassoon Concertos Vol. 1 by Antonio Vivaldi, Daniel Smith, English Chamber Orchestra & Philip Ledger
Angels, from the realms of glory on Classic Christmas Carols by Choir of King's College, Cambridge
Requiem, Op.9 (version with organ) (2007 - Remaster): Introit on Fauré: Requiem, Pavane . Duruflé: Requiem by Philip Ledger
Bassoon Concerto No.15 in F Major, RV 487: 1: Allegro on Vivaldi Bassoon Concertos Vol. 1 by Antonio Vivaldi, Daniel Smith, English Chamber Orchestra & Philip Ledger
Te Deum, H.146 (1989 Digital Remaster): Te aeternum Patrem on Charpentier - Sacred Choral Works by Choir of King's College, Cambridge

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
100 Years Of Nine Lessons & CarolsThe King's College Choir Of Cambridge, David Willcocks, Philip Ledger, Stephen Cleobury2018Album
100 Years Of Nine Lessons & CarolsThe King's College Choir Of Cambridge, David Willcocks, Philip Ledger, Stephen Cleobury2018Album
Concerti For Bassoon And Orchestra Volume 3Antonio Vivaldi, Daniel Smith, English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger2013Album
Santa CeciliaHenry Purcell, Georg Friedrich Händel, Joseph Haydn - Andrew Parrott, Philip Ledger, Michel Corboz2009Compil.
Folksong ArrangementsRalph Vaughan Williams, Robert Tear, Philip Ledger, Hugh Bean, Jean Stewart2008Compil.
Fauré Requiem, Pavane - Duruflé RequiemGabriel Fauré, Maurice Duruflé, David Willcocks, Philip Ledger, Robert Chilcott, John Carol Case, Janet Baker, Stephen Roberts, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, New Philharmonia Orchestra, John Butt2007Compil.
A Ceremony Of Carols • Hymn To St Cecilia • Missa Brevis • Rejoice In The Lamb • Jubilate & Te Deum In C • Festival Te DeumBenjamin Britten - The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, David Willcocks, Philip Ledger2004Compil.
Coronation Anthems , Dixit DominusGeorg Friedrich Händel / Philip Ledger, David Willcocks, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, English Chamber Orchestra2003Album
Te Deum. Messe de Minuit de NoëlMarc Antoine Charpentier - The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger, David Willcocks2001Compil.
Te Deum, Messe de Minuit de NoelMarc Antoine Charpentier, St. John's College Choir, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger, David Willcocks2001Compil.
Te Deum / Messe De Minuit De NoëlMarc Antoine Charpentier, Philip Ledger, David Willcocks, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, English Chamber Orchestra2001Compil.
Carols From King's College, CambridgeThe King's College Choir Of Cambridge, David Willcocks, Philip Ledger1997Compil.
Bassoon Concertos Volume OneAntonio Vivaldi / Daniel Smith, English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger1996Album
Vespro Della Beata Vergine (1610)Claudio Monteverdi - Giovanni Gabrieli, Samuel Scheidt, Heinrich Schütz, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Philip Ledger, David Willcocks1995Compil.
Three Tudor MassesWilliam Byrd, Thomas Tallis, Christopher Tye, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Philip Ledger1995Compil.
RequiemGabriel Fauré / Giuseppe Verdi & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Philip Ledger, Sir John Barbirolli, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge1994Compil.
Concerti For Bassoon And Orchestra - Volume 2Antonio Vivaldi, Daniel Smith, English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger1994Album
Musique Funèbre Pour La Reine MaryHenry Purcell - The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Conducted By Philip Ledger1994Album
L'Enfance Du ChristHector Berlioz - English Chamber Orchestra / Philip Ledger1993Album
The Kingdom, Coronation OdeSir Edward Elgar, Margaret Price, Yvonne Minton, Alexander Young, John Shirley-Quirk, The London Philharmonic Choir & The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult, Philip Ledger1993Compil.
Le Quattro StagioniAntonio Vivaldi, Gidon Kremer, English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger1992Album
Songs Of Travel · Blake Songs · Linden Lea · The Water Mill · Orpheus With His Lute · Six Songs From A Shropshire LadRobert Tear, Philip Ledger - Ralph Vaughan Williams, George Butterworth, Benjamin Luxon1991Compil.
4 Bassoon Concertos / Concertos No.5 And No.6 Op.8 From "The Trial Of Harmony And Invention"Antonio Vivaldi, Robert Thompson, London Mozart Players, Philip Ledger, Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Roland Thomas1991Album
Orchestral Suites 1-3Johann Sebastian Bach - English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger1991Album
Gloria/Magnificat / MagnificatAntonio Vivaldi / Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, David Willcocks / Philip Ledger1990Album
Concerti Per 1, 2 E 3 Cembali (BWV 1053 • 1055 • 1061 • 1063)Johann Sebastian Bach - English Chamber Orchestra, Raymond Leppard, Andrew Davis, Philip Ledger1989Compil.
Coronation Anthems / Dixit DominusGeorg Friedrich Händel / Philip Ledger / David Willcocks / The King's College Choir Of Cambridge / English Chamber Orchestra1988Album
The Kingdom; Coronation OdeSir Edward Elgar, Sir Adrian Boult, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, The London Philharmonic Choir, Philip Ledger, New Philharmonia Orchestra, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Cambridge University Musical Society, The Band Of The Royal Military School Of Music1987Album
Brandenburg Concertos Nos 1,2 & 3Johann Sebastian Bach, English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger1987Album
Choral Music From King's College, CambridgeBenjamin Britten / The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, David Willcocks . Philip Ledger1987Compil.
Brandenburg Concertos (No. 4 In G, BWV 1049 • No. 5 In D, BWV 1050 • No. 6 In B Flat, BWV 1051)Johann Sebastian Bach, English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger1987Album
Brandenburg Concertos Nos.4,5 & 6Johann Sebastian Bach, English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger1986Album
Concerti For Bassoon And Orchestra Volume 1Antonio Vivaldi, Daniel Smith, English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger1986Album
Three Bassoon ConcertosAntonio Vivaldi, Johann Christian Bach, Christoph Graupner, Daniel Smith, English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger1985Album
At The Organ Of King'S College, CambridgePhilip Ledger1985Album
The Foggy Foggy DewRobert Tear, Philip Ledger1985Album
Concerto Per 2 Cembali BWV 1062 Concerto Per Violino, Flauto E Cembalo BWV 1044Johann Sebastian Bach - Raymond Leppard, Philip Ledger, José-Luis Garcia, Richard Adeney, English Chamber Orchestra1984Album
The Lord Is My Shepherd And Other Favourite Psalms Of DavidThe King's College Choir Of Cambridge, David Willcocks, Philip Ledger1983Compil.
Coronation Anthem For George II (1727)Georg Friedrich Händel, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger1983Album
Concerto Per 2 Cembali BWV 1062 Concerto Per Violino, Flauto E Cembalo BWV 1044Johann Sebastian Bach - Raymond Leppard, Philip Ledger, José-Luis Garcia, Richard Adeney, English Chamber Orchestra1983Album
Concerto Per 2 Cembali BWV 1062 Concerto Per Violino, Flauto E Cembalo BWV 1044Johann Sebastian Bach - Raymond Leppard, Philip Ledger, José-Luis Garcia, Richard Adeney, English Chamber Orchestra1983Album
Coronation Anthems For George llGeorg Friedrich Händel - The King's College Choir Of Cambridge / English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger1983Album
An Album Of SongsRalph Vaughan Williams / Robert Tear, Philip Ledger1982Album
The Lamentations Of Jeremiah / Mass: Puer Natus Est Nobis / Three MotetsThomas Tallis - The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Philip Ledger1982Album
Three Cheers For PoohRobert Tear, Philip Ledger1982Album
Organ Voluntaries From King'sPhilip Ledger1982Album
Requiem / Messe BasseGabriel Fauré - Arleen Auger, Benjamin Luxon, Paul Smy, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, English Chamber Orchestra, John Butt, Philip Ledger1982Album
William Byrd Mass In 5 Parts; Christopher Tye Mass In 6 Parts "Euge Bone"William Byrd, Christopher Tye, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Philip Ledger1982Album
The Far Away Princess - Songs by Madeleine DringMadeleine Dring, Robert Tear, Philip Ledger1982Album
Tudor Church MusicOrlando Gibbons - The King's College Choir Of Cambridge / Philip Ledger1982Album
4 Bassoon ConcertosAntonio Vivaldi, Robert Thompson, London Mozart Players, Philip Ledger1982Album
Missa Ave Maria (In 6 Parts)Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina - The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Philip Ledger1982Album
SaulGeorg Friedrich Händel - English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Thomas Allen, Robert Tear, Margaret Marshall, Paul Esswood, Sally Burgess1981Album
J.S. Bach: Cantatas No. 11 and No. 34Philip Ledger1981Album
RequiemMaurice Duruflé - Janet Baker • Stephen Roberts, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, John Butt, Philip Ledger1981Album
Songs By Philip RadcliffePhilip Radcliffe - Robert Tear, Philip Ledger1981Album
Procession With Carols On Advent SundayThe King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Philip Ledger1981Album
Choral Evensong For Ascension DayThe King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Philip Ledger1980Album
Alexander's FeastGeorg Friedrich Händel, Philip Ledger, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, English Chamber Orchestra, Helen Donath, Robert Tear, Thomas Allen, Sally Burgess1979Album
A Festival Of Lessons And Carols From King'sThe King's College Choir Of Cambridge Directed By Philip Ledger1979Album
I Dream Of JeanieRobert Tear, Philip Ledger1979Album
English MadrigalsPro Cantione Antiqua, Philip Ledger1979Album
Alexander's FeastGeorg Friedrich Händel, Philip Ledger1979Album
Das Alexander-fest or the Power of musicGeorg Friedrich Händel, Helen Donath, Robert Tear, Thomas Allen, Sally Burgess, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger1979Album
English LyricsCharles Hubert Hastings Parry - Robert Tear, Philip Ledger1979Album
The Little SweepBenjamin Britten, The Medici Quartet, Philip Ledger1978Album
Music For Holy WeekThe King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Philip Ledger1978Album
As I Walked Out - Folk Song ArrangementsRalph Vaughan Williams, Robert Tear, Philip Ledger, Hugh Bean1978Album
Missa Hodie Christus Natus Est & Six MotetsGiovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina - The King's College Choir Of Cambridge • Philip Ledger1978Album
Te Deum, Grand MagnificatMarc Antoine Charpentier, Philip Ledger, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Marilyn Sansom, Felicity Lott, Eiddwen Harrhy, Charles Brett, Stephen Roberts, Ian Partridge1978Album
MagnificatCarl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Felicity Palmer, Robert Tear, Helen Watts, Stephen Roberts, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Directed By Philip Ledger1977Album
MagnificatAntonio Vivaldi, Johann Sebastian Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Felicity Palmer, Robert Tear, Helen Watts, Stephen Roberts, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Philip Ledger1977Album
Coronation OdeSir Edward Elgar, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Philip Ledger1977Album
Weihnachts~OratoriumJohann Sebastian Bach - Elly Ameling • Janet Baker • Robert Tear • Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau • The King's College Choir Of Cambridge • The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields • Philip Ledger1977Album
Old American Songs / Twelve Poems Of Emily DickinsonAaron Copland, Robert Tear, Philip Ledger1977Album
Funeral Music For Queen Mary - Five AnthemsHenry Purcell / Philip Ledger, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields1977Album
Organ Music From KingsPhilip Ledger1976Album
Carols For Christmas EveThe King's College Choir Of Cambridge Conducted By Philip Ledger1976Album
Soirée With Robert Tear (Songs By Mendelssohn And Weber)Robert Tear, Philip Ledger And Timothy Walker - Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy And Carl Maria von Weber1976Album
Vespers (1610) - (Vespro Della Beata Vergine)Claudio Monteverdi - Elly Ameling / Norma Burrowes / Robert Tear / Anthony Rolfe Johnson / Charles Brett / John Noble / Peter Knapp / The Early Music Consort Of London Directed By David Munrow / The King's College Choir Of Cambridge / Philip Ledger1976Album
The HillsPatrick Hadley / Frederick Delius / Felicity Palmer, Robert Tear, Robert Lloyd / Cambridge University Musical Society Chorus / The London Philharmonic Orchestra / The King's College Choir Of Cambridge / Philip Ledger1976Album
CanticlesBenjamin Britten, Robert Tear / James Bowman / Alan Civil / Philip Ledger1976Album
The Psalms Of David - Volume 3The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Philip Ledger1976Album
Soiree with Robert TearRobert Tear, Philip Ledger1975Album
The Foggy, Foggy Dew (Benjamin Britten Folk Song Arrangements)Benjamin Britten - Robert Tear, Philip Ledger1975Album
The Choice Of HerculesGeorg Friedrich Händel - James Bowman As Hercules, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge1975Album
Choral Music of Schubert & BrahmsPhilip Ledger, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge1975Album
9 Concerti Per 1,2,3 E 4 Cembali Ed OrchestraJohann Sebastian Bach / Raymond Leppard, English Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Davis, Philip Ledger, Blandine Verlet1974Album
Rachmaninoff SongsSergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff - Robert Tear, Philip Ledger1974Album
Songs Of Travel · Blake Songs · Linden Tea · The Water Mill · Orpheus With His LuteRobert Tear, Philip Ledger - Ralph Vaughan Williams1973Album
Schumann Liderkreise Op. 39 And Op. 24Robert Schumann, Robert Tear, Philip Ledger1973Album
Winter Words / On This Island / Seven Sonnets Of MichelangeloRobert Tear With Philip Ledger, Benjamin Britten1973Album
The Fairy Queen Highlights (Ed. Britten, I. Holst, and Pears)Jennifer Vyvyan, Mary Wells, Norma Burrowes, Alfreda Hodgson, Peter Pears, James Bowman, Charles Brett, Ian Partridge, Owen Brannigan, John Shirley-Quirk, Kenneth Sillito, Philip Ledger, Kenneth Heath, Martin Gatt, Peter Graeme, The Ambrosian Opera Chorus, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten, Henry Purcell1973Album
Songs By Tchaikovsky (Sung In Russian)Robert Tear, Philip Ledger, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky1972Album
Diary Of One Who DisappearedLeoš Janáček - Robert Tear, Philip Ledger1971Album
An 80th Birthday Presentation For Sir Arthur BlissArthur Bliss, The London Symphony Orchestra, Brian Priestman, Philip Ledger1971Album
Handel AriasGeorg Friedrich Händel, Forbes Robinson, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Sir Neville Marriner, Philip Ledger1967Album
Songs For SundayJanet Baker, Philip LedgerAlbum
Berühmte Messen Und MotettenGiovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, David Willcocks, Philip LedgerCompil.
Vivaldi: Gloria/Bach: MagnificatAntonio Vivaldi, Johann Sebastian Bach - The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, David Willcocks, Philip LedgerAlbum
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