1 CD / BBC Legends / 2006-06-27Works: Carl Maria von Weber: Jubel Overture, J 245/Op. 59; Maurice Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin; Willem Pijper: Symphony no 3, K. 71; Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations; Emmanuel Chabrier: Work(s)
Conductors: Monteux, Pierre
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra
"The opening of the little known Weber overture may contain the seeds of Wagner's overture to 'Die Meistersinger,' the ending is a stirring take on...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2003-02-01Works: Emmanuel Chabrier: Gwendoline, opera in 2 acts; España, rhapsody for orchestra (also vers. for 2 pianos); Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Div for Winds and Strings no 2 in D major, K 131; Frederick D...
Conductors: Beecham, Thomas, Sir
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
This is an excellent collection of Beecham live performances he did with the BBC. These are works Beecham referred to as "lollipops", which he used...continue...