Classic FM Conversation: Which John Eliot Gardiner recordings are in your collection?

On Sunday David Mellor devoted his Sunday show to the varied and hugely influential work of John Eliot Gardiner. Which recordings do you have from this great conductor, and tell us your favourite.

John Eliot Gardiner

Of course John Eliot Gardiner has recorded Bach, and lots of it. From his early Erato recordings, to his epoch defining period Bach on Archiv and new directions on his own label, SDG. Beyond Bach he's recorded Verdi, Elgar's Enigma Variations, a scrumptious Brahms Requiem, Monteverdi - the list goes on...

Which of his recordings do you have in your CD collection or on your iPod? Of them, do you have one which you could not live without? Tell us in the comments section below.

 

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