Elgar: The Spirit of England; With Proud Thanksgiving; Carillon, Op. 75; Incidental music to Binyon's play 'Arthur' (premiere) / Judith Howarth, soprano; Simon Callow, speaker
1 CD / SOMM / 2015-02-10Works: Edward Elgar: The Spirit of England, songs (3) for soprano/tenor, chorus & orchestra, Op. 80; With Proud Thanksgiving, for chorus, orchestra & organ; Carillon, Op. 75; King Arthur, incidental music
Performers: Howarth, Judith
Conductors: Wilson, John; Palmer, Bee
Ensemble: Orchestra of St. Paul's; Philharmonia Orchestra
Poet Laurence Binyon is known today for one famous verse from "For the Fallen," the complete poem being the most substantial part of Elgar's The...continue...
1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2012-10-09Works: Edward Elgar: Concerto for Cello; Enigma Variations; Coronation Ode, Op. 44; Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39
Performers: Maisky, Mischa
Conductors: Sinopoli, Giuseppe
Ensemble: ; Philharmonia Orchestra
Iconic recordings from the most legendary classical artists in history. The Virtuoso Series brings back many of these cherished titles back into the forefront at...continue...
Elgar: Cello Concerto; Sea Pictures; Cockaigne Overture / Jacqueline du Pré, cello; Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2012-09-11Works: Edward Elgar: Cockaigne Overture, Op. 40 "In London Town"; Concerto for Cello; Sea Pictures, Op. 37
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; du Pre, Jacqueline [Cello]
Conductors: Barbirolli, John
Ensemble: ; London Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra
1 CD / SOMM / 2011-10-11Works: Edward Elgar: In the South (Alassio), Concert Overture, Op. 50; Sea Pictures, Op. 37; Enigma Variations
Conductors: Weldon, George
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
George Weldon had a colorful career as a conductor. He was the very popular chief conductor of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra until he...continue...
1 CD / Ondine / 2009-08-25Works: Edward Elgar: Concerto for Cello; Alfred Schnittke: Concerto for Viola
Performers: Carpenter, David Aaron
Conductors: Eschenbach, Christoph
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
"Though the cello clearly represented Elgar's mood of the post-World War I period when he wrote the [Cello Concerto], when violist Lionel Tertis transcribed it...continue...
2 CD / Pearl / 2001-03-27Works: Edward Elgar: Sea Pictures, Op. 37; The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38
Performers: Nash, Heddle [Tenor Vocals]; Noble, Dennis; Walker, Norman
Conductors: Weldon, George; Sargent, Malcolm
Ensemble: Huddersfield Choral Society; Philharmonia Orchestra
2 CD / Nimbus Records / 2000-09-12Works: Daniel Purcell / Jeremiah Clarke / Richard Leveridge: Island Princess, incidental music; George Frederick Handel: Water Piece, suite for trumpet, strings & continuo in D major (spurious arrangement),...
Performers: Barham, Edmund; Wallace, John [Trumpet]
Conductors: Boughton, William; Faris, Alexander; Darlington, Stephen
Ensemble: English String Orchestra; English Symphony Orchestra; Leeds Festival Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra; Scottish Chamber Orchestra
4 CD / Nimbus Records / 1997-11-01Works: Gustav Holst: The Planets, Op. 32/H 125; The Perfect Fool, Op. 39; Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations; The Wand of Youth Suite no 2, Op. 1b; Hubert Parry: An English Suite, for string orchestra; Gerald ...
Performers: Jones, Martin [Piano]
Conductors: Boughton, William
Ensemble: English String Orchestra; English Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra