1 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-02-26Works: Edward Elgar: Introduction and Allegro, for string quartet & string orchestra in G major, Op. 47; Concerto for Violin in B minor, Op. 61
Performers: Cameron, Alexander; Gilbert, Russell; Gunes, Rusen; Kennedy, Nigel [Violin]; Manning, Peter
Conductors: Handley, Vernon
Ensemble: ; London Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI Classics relaunches the popular EMI Master Series: The definitive series of great classical music from a trove of the most notable and revered classical...continue...
Recording information: Watford Town Hall....continue...
2 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-10-06Works: Edward Elgar: In the South (Alassio), Concert Overture, Op. 50; Symphony no 1 in A flat major, Op. 55; Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20; Symphony no 2 in E flat major, Op. 63
Performers: Morgan, Cedric
Conductors: Silvestri, Constantin; Barbirolli, John; del Mar, Norman
Ensemble: ; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Heading up the release are Elgar's two symphonies in the recordings Sir John Barbirolli made in 1962 and 1964. The First with the Philharmonia Orchestra,...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...
1 CD / Halle Records / 2008-11-11Works: Edward Elgar: Symphony no 1 in A flat major, Op. 55; In the South (Alassio), Concert Overture, Op. 50; In moonlight
Performers: Elder, Mark [Conductor]; Pooley, Tim; Rice, Christine
Conductors: Elder, Mark
Ensemble: Hallé Orchestra
The Halle Orchestra gave the world premiere of Elgar’s First Symphony in December 1908. Hans Richter, arguably the greatest musical figure of his age (and...continue...
1 CD / CAvi Music / 2008-09-09Works: Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44; Edward Elgar: Quintet for Piano and Strings in A minor, Op. 84
Performers: Bohórquez, Claudio; Masurenko, Tatjana; Rivinius, Gustav; Szulc, Radoslaw; Tetzlaff, Christian [Violin]; Vogt, Lars; Weithaas, Antje
This is a live recording of two exciting piano quintets that have never appeared together on one disc before. Elgar's piano quintet is almost nonexistent...continue...
4 CD / London Philharmonic Orchestra / 2007-09-25Works: Benjamin Britten: Serenade, for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31; Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 15; Our Hunting Fathers, song cycle for high voice & orchestra, Op. 8; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Pa...
Performers: Busch, Nicolas; Crehan, Dermot; Friend, Rodney [Violin]; Gunes, Rusen; Harper, Heather; Jackson, Mark; Nolan, David; Partridge, Ian [Tenor Vocals]
Conductors: Pritchard, John; Solti, Sir Georg; Haitink, Bernard
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
As the record industry found its feet in the middle of the 20th century, so the London Philharmonic Orchestra came of age - establishing itself...continue...
1 CD / Hyperion / 2007-09-11Works: Edward Elgar: Sonata for violin & piano in E minor, Op. 82; Quintet for Piano and Strings in A minor, Op. 84
Performers: Brown, Ian [Piano]; Chase, Roger; Crayford, Marcia; Kampen, Christopher van; Layton, Elizabeth
Ensemble: Nash Ensemble
"The playing of The Nash Ensemble evinces consummate refinement and total dedication; their heartwarmingly eloquent reading communicates strongly." - Gramophone...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / LSO Live (London SO) / 2007-06-12Works: Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations; Introduction and Allegro, for string quartet & string orchestra in G major, Op. 47
Performers: Alberman, David; Hugh, Timothy; Lauri, Carmine; Nikolic, Gordan; Vanderspar, Edward
Conductors: Davis, Colin
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
BBC Music Magazine
Davis is marvellous at bringing out the subtleties of Elgar's orchestration. Subsidiary middle voices that are often inaudible at the hands of less...continue...
5 CD / London Philharmonic Orchestra / 2007-04-24Works: Edward Elgar: Symphony no 1 in A flat major, Op. 55; Enigma Variations; Concerto for Cello; Chanson de matin, Op. 15 no 2; Elegy for Strings, Op. 58; Cockaigne Overture, Op. 40 "In London Town"; Froi...
Performers: Bell, David [Organ]; Cameron, Alexander; Chambers, John; Friend, Rodney [Violin]; Willison, John
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg; Mackerras, Charles, Sir; Boult, Adrian; Elgar, Edward, Sir; Ronald, Landon; Handley, Vernon
"Most of the recordings have been issued before, but a handful -- Baker's Sea Pictures and Mackerras' Imperial March -- have rarely if ever been...continue...
1 CD / London Philharmonic Orchestra / 2005-10-18Works: Edward Elgar: Introduction and Allegro for String Quartet and String Orchestra, Op. 47; Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma"; Benjamin Britten: Our Hunting Fathers, Op. 8
Performers: Crehan, Dermont; Gunes, Rusen; Harper, Heather; Jackson, Mark; Nolan, David
Conductors: Haitink, Bernard
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
As Principal Conductor, Bernard Haitink presided over some of the London Philharmonic Orchestras most memorable and exciting years in the 1970s. LPO presents live accounts...continue...
1 CD / Guild / 2004-08-01Works: Eric Coates: First Meeting; Alec Rowley: Reverie, for viola & piano; Aubade, for viola & piano; Farandole, for viola & piano; Rebecca Clarke: Morpheus, for viola & piano; I'll bid my heart be still (...
Performers: Harpa, Shamonia; Piston, Avril
1 CD / Essay / 2001-11-01Works: Welsh Traditional: Ar Hyd y Nos (All Through the Night), folk song; American Traditional: All the Pretty Little Horses, folk song; By'm Bye, traditional lullaby; Anonymous: All Night, All Day; Armeni...
Performers: Baird, Julianne; Kapp, Madeline; Kapp, Richard [Conductor]; Tenenbaum, Mela
Personnel: Richard Kapp (piano); Madeline Kapp, Julianne Baird (vocals); Mela Tenenbaum (violin, viola).
Recording information: Purchase College, New York, NY (05/08/1997-05/09/1997)....continue...
2 CD / Decca / 1997-08-26Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves; The lark ascending; English Folk Song Suite; Peter Warlock: Serenade for string orchestra; Capriol Suite; George Butterworth: A Shropshire Lad; Engli...
Performers: Brown, Iona; Essex, Kenneth; Heath, Kenneth [Cello]; Keenlyside, Simon; Kraemer, Nicholas; Maguire, Hugh
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1995-07-12Works: Edward Elgar: Symphony no 1 in A flat major, Op. 55; Introduction and Allegro for String Quartet and String Orchestra, Op. 47
Performers: Burnard, Steven; Clark, James [violin]; Doig, Maureen; Senter, John
Conductors: Otaka, Tadaaki
Ensemble: BBC National Orchestra of Wales
2 CD / Video Artists International / 1994-10-24Works: William Walton: Portsmouth Point; Coronation March "Crown Imperial"; Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis; Arthur Bliss: Music for Strings, for string orchestra, Op. 54, F. 12...
Performers: Beard, Paul; Gauntlett, Ambrose; Mason, Berkeley; Shore, Bernard; Squire, Barry
Conductors: Boult, Adrian
1 CD / Virgin Classics / 1994-08-20Works: Edward Elgar: Introduction and Allegro, for string quartet & string orchestra in G major, Op. 47; Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20; Ralph Vaughan Williams: The lark ascending; Fantasia on Gree...
Performers: Balanescu, Alexander; Chase, Roger; Cummings, Douglas; Kanga, Skaila [Harp]; Warren-Green, Christopher [Violin/Conductor]; Warren-Green, Nigel