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Essential 20th Century Classics - Over 2 hours of captivating modern classics
Essential 20th Century Classics - Over 2 hours of captivating modern classics

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-01-22

Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet; Joaquín Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez; Aram Khachaturian: Spartacus; Edward Elgar: Concerto for Cello; Sergey Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; C...
Performers: Beniston, Paul; Bloch, Nikolaj; Bowers-Broadbent, Christopher; Currie, Colin; Devos, Louis; Donohoe, Peter; du Pre, Jacqueline [Cello]; Fischer-Dieskau, Manuel; Gibson, Simon; Gilchrist, Jane; Hendri...
Conductors: Previn, Andre; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Temirkanov, Yuri; Barbirolli, John; Ozawa, Seiji; Prêtre, Georges; Penderecki, Krzysztof; Rozhdestvensky, Gennady; Kaljuste, Tönu; Metzmacher, Ingo; B&aa...
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt)

Essential 20th Century Classics is a 2-CD set featuring a collection of important works written between 1901 and 2000. This period is sometimes thought of...continue...
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EMI 234372
Libera - Song of Life: A Collection
Libera - Song of Life: A Collection

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-11-06

Works: Robert Prizeman: Salva me, for chorus; Sanctus (based on Pachelbel's Canon); Ave verum; Voca Me; Ave Virgo, for boys' chorus, keyboards & ensemble (after Mozart's Clarinet Concerto); I am the day, fo...
Performers: Chadney, Anthony; Crawley, Ben; Cully, Tom; Day, Edward; Fontannaz, Daniel; Horncastle, Michael; Leadbeater, Stefan; Madine, Joshua; Moriarty, Samuel; Platt, Joseph; Robson, Christopher [Counter Teno...

Celebrate this holiday season with Song of Life, a collection of sacred and spiritual music from chart-topping choral group Libera. Featuring the group's distinctive sound...continue...
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Essential Film Classics
Essential Film Classics

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-10-09

Works: Richard Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra; Richard Wagner: Die Walküre; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K.626; Symphony no 25 in G minor, K.183; Sonata for Piano no 11 in A major, K....
Performers: Barrueco, Manuel; Bell, David [Organ]; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Dimitrova, Ghena; Gavrilov, Andrei; Hough, Stephen [Piano]; Koopman, Ton; Kraus, Alfredo [Tenor Vocals]; Little, Tasmin [Violin]...
Conductors: Tennstedt, Klaus; Jansons, Mariss; Hickox, Richard; Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Abel, David [Violin]; Previn, Andre; Love, Geoff; Muti, Riccardo; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Serafin, Tullio; Ormandy, Eugene; Barbi...

Essential Classics is a series of 2-CD sets drawn from the catalogs of EMI Classics and Virgin Classics. Presenting the bestloved and most popular works...continue...
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EMI 051342
Essential British Classics - Over 2 hours of rousing classical anthems
Essential British Classics - Over 2 hours of rousing classical anthems

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-10-09

Works: George Frederick Handel: Solomon; Sarabande; Water Music Suite no 2 in D; Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Music for the Royal Fireworks; Coronation Anthem; Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas; Funeral Music fo...
Performers: Adni, Daniel [Piano]; Andre, Maurice [Trumpet]; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bean, Hugh; Beniston, Paul; Brightman, Sarah; du Pre, Jacqueline [Cello]; Gibson, Simon; Gilchrist, Jane; Gra...
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville; Briger, Alexander; Mackerras, Charles; Haïm, Emmanuelle; Boult, Adrian; Cleobury, Stephen; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Barbirolli, John; Handley, Vernon; Trevor, Kirk; Jenkins, Ka...
Ensemble: ; Le Concert d'Astrée; Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

Essential Classics is a series of 2-CD sets drawn from the catalogs of EMI Classics and Virgin Classics. Presenting the bestloved and most popular works...continue...
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The Best Classical Hits Ever!
The Best Classical Hits Ever!

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-09-18

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in E "The Four Seasons", Spring; Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67; Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral"; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture...
Performers: Bell, David [Organ]; Eisenberg, Matthias; Finley, Gerald [Bass-Baritone Vocals]; Gutierrez, Horacio; Layton, Stephen; Menuhin, Yehudi [Violin]; Morris, James [Vocals]; Wayne Marshall [Piano/Organ]
Conductors: Lysy, Alberto; Sanderling, Kurt; Jansons, Mariss; Cleobury, Stephen; Marriner, Sir Neville; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Previn, Andre; Muti, Riccardo; Welser-Möst, Franz; Mackerras, Charles; Gönnen...
Ensemble: ; Cambridge Classical Players
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EMI 041032
Holst: The Planets; Elgar: Enigma Variations / Sir Adrian Boult - London SO
Holst: The Planets; Elgar: Enigma Variations / Sir Adrian Boult - London SO

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-09-11

Works: Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations; Gustav Holst: The Planets, Op. 32/H 125
Conductors: Boult, Adrian
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra
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EMI 230772C
50 Best British Classics [3 CDs]
50 Best British Classics [3 CDs]

3 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-05-22

Works: George Frederick Handel: Coronation Anthem; Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Thomas Tallis: If ye love me; In manus tuas; John Goss: Hymn; Psalm 23; Charles Villiers Stanford: Beati quorum via; Hubert Parr...
Performers: Adni, Daniel [Piano]; Bayl, Benjamin; Bean, Hugh; Bell, David [Organ]; Brett, Oliver; Bullard, Thomas; Cleobury, Stephen [Organ/Conductor]; du Pré, Jacqueline [Cello]; Stevens, Peter [Organ]; ...
Conductors: Cleobury, Stephen; Ledger, Philip [Organ]; Willcocks, David; Barbirolli, John; Boult, Adrian; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Handley, Vernon; Hughes, Owain Arwel; Groves, Charles, Sir; Kilbey, Reginald; Dunn, V...
Ensemble: ; Academy of Ancient Music (UK); Wallace Collection (Brass Ensemble)
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EMI 273592
Big Space Adventure! / Classical Clubhouse
Big Space Adventure! / Classical Clubhouse

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-04-10

Works: Gustav Holst: The Planets, Op. 32/H 125; Colin Matthews: Pluto, the Renewer
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir

This fun collection highlights all the wonders of our solar system through the powerful music of Gustav Holst's The Planets and Colin Matthew's Pluto, the...continue...
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EMI 554782
Lark Ascending Collection / Butterworth, Delius, Elgar, Holst, etc.
Lark Ascending Collection / Butterworth, Delius, Elgar, Holst, etc.

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-04-03

Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: The lark ascending; Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes (3) for Organ; Variants (5) of 'Dives and Lazarus'; Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis; English Folk Song Suite; Fantasia on...
Performers: Bean, Hugh
Conductors: Boult, Adrian; Barbirolli, John; Dilkes, Neville; Marriner, Sir Neville; Willcocks, David; Previn, Andre; Handley, Vernon
Ensemble: ; Allegri String Quartet

With the sublime The Lark Ascending as its centerpiece, this collection illustrates the way that Vaughan Williams and his contemporaries expressed their national identity, drawing...continue...
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EMI 805262B
The British Composers Guide to Britain
The British Composers Guide to Britain

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-08-23

Works: Eric Coates: Knightsbridge March; London Suite; Edward Elgar: Cockaigne (In London Town), concert overture, Op. 40; Severn Suite, Op. 87; Caractacus, Op. 35; Percy Grainger: Handel in the Strand; Bri...
Performers: Adni, Daniel [Piano]; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Barrueco, Manuel; Bayl, Benjamin; Bell, David [Organ]; Benson, Garth; Bostridge, Ian; Brannigan, Owen; Bullard, Thomas; Harvey, Frederi...
Conductors: Groves, Charles, Sir; Barbirolli, John; del Mar, Norman; Ord, Boris; Previn, Andre; Layton, Stephen; Cleobury, Stephen; Ledger, Philip [Organ]; Gibson, Alexander, Sir; Bishop, Christopher; Irving, Ro...
Ensemble: ; London Music Group; Polyphony (Vocal Ensemble)

This bright and breezy guide takes us in 50 stops from London, round Essex and East Anglia, up to Scotland, then - via Wales and...continue...
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EMI 290012B
Favorite Film Music / Music from Amadeus, JFK, Minority Report, et al.
Favorite Film Music / Music from Amadeus, JFK, Minority Report, et al.

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-07-26

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Clarinet K. 622; Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525; Concerto for two Pianos and Orchestra, K. 365 (316a); Concerto for Flute and Harp, K. 299 (297c); Ave verum corp...
Performers: Blaze, Robin; Carreras, José [Tenor Vocal]; Cohen, Robert [Cello]; Galway, James [Flute]; Garrett, Lesley [Soprano Vocal]; Helmis, Fritz; Lupu, Radu [Piano]; Meyer, Sabine [Clarinet]; Parkenin...
Conductors: Vonk, Hans; Marriner, Sir Neville; Karajan, Herbert v.; Daniel, Paul; Muti, Riccardo; Davis, Colin; del Mar, Norman; Boult, Adrian; Previn, Andre; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Lombard, Alain
Ensemble: ; Academy of St Martins in the Fields; Berlin Philharmonic; London Symphony Orchestra
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EMI 821542
British Ballet Music
British Ballet Music

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-05-17

Works: Arthur Sullivan: Pineapple Poll, ballet (compiled & arranged by C. Mackerras); Lord Berners: A Wedding Bouquet; Arthur Bliss: Checkmate; William Walton: Façade; Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations; ...
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles; Irving, Robert; Handley, Vernon; Frémaux, Louis; Boult, Adrian; Previn, Andre

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British Composers: A Celebration / EMI
British Composers: A Celebration / EMI

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-05-03

Works: Edward Elgar: Wand of Youth Suite no 1, Op. 1a no 4; Symphony no 1 in A flat, Op. 55; Ave Maria, Op. 2 no 2; Quartet for Strings in E minor, Op. 83; Ave verum corpus, Op. 2 no 1; Falstaff; Dream Chil...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Andrew Davis [Conductor/Organ]; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bennett, Richard Rodney [Composer]; Bowen, John; Bramma, Harry; Brown, Wilfred; Dilkes, Neville; Donohoe, Pete...
Conductors: Collingwood, Lawrance; Willcocks, David; Boult, Adrian; Walton, William; Harding, Daniel; Robinson, Christopher; Wordsworth, Barry; Finzi, Christopher; Bliss, Sir A. [Composer]; Goodall, Reginald; Da...
Ensemble: ; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; Britten String Quartet; London Music Group; The Band of the Royal Military School of Music

Taking a panoramic view of British music between the ends of the 19th and 20th centuries, this fascinating collection features some 30 composers. From the...continue...
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EMI 954802B
50 Best Berlin Philharmonic / EMI
50 Best Berlin Philharmonic / EMI

3 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-04-19

Works: Carl Orff: Carmina Burana; Leonard Bernstein: Candide, overture to the operetta; Gustav Holst: The Planets; Claude Debussy: Préludes, Book 2; Hector Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14; La da...
Performers: Andsnes, Leif Ove; Chang, Sarah [Violin]; Kennedy, Nigel [Violin]; Menuhin, Yehudi [Violin]; Mutter, Anne-Sophie [Violin]; Oistrakh, David [Conductor]; Rostropovich, Mstislav
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir; Karajan, Herbert v.; Kennedy, Nigel [Violin]; Oistrakh, David; Kempe, Rudolf; Jansons, Mariss; Domingo, Placido; Furtwängler, Wilhelm; Pappano, Antonio
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EMI 484652
50 Best Hymns
50 Best Hymns

3 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-04-19

Works: John Goss: Hymn; Gaelic Traditional: Morning has broken (Bunessan), song; Ralph Vaughan Williams: English Hymnal; For All the Saints Who from Their Labours Rest, hymn ("Sine nomine"); Martin Luther: ...
Performers: Bayl, Benjamin; Brett, Oliver; Bullard, Thomas; Cleobury, Stephen [Organ/Conductor]; Hare, Ian; Lancelot, James; Ledger, Philip, Sir [Organ]; Partington, Adrian; Stevens, Peter [Organ]; Tracey, Ian; ...
Conductors: Cleobury, Stephen; Willcocks, David; Ledger, Philip [Organ]; Moore, Philip; Tracey, Ian
Ensemble: ; Wallace Collection (Brass Ensemble)
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EMI 484722
Springtime In The Park / EMI
Springtime In The Park / EMI

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-03-29

Works: Claude Debussy: Petite Suite; Clair de lune (Suite bergamasque); Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt - Suite no 1, Op. 46; Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34; Gabriel Fauré: Dolly Suite, Op. 56; Gusta...
Performers: Braley, Frank; Capuçon, Gautier; Capuçon, Renaud; Caussé, Gérard [Viola]; Collard, Jean-Phillipe; Fray, David; Lane, Piers; Little, Tasmin [Violin]; Posch, Alois; Rigutto,...
Conductors: Martinon, Jean; Slatkin, Felix; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Muti, Riccardo; Eschenbach, Christoph; Fray, David; Berglund, Paavo; Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Brown, Iona; Chang, Sarah [Violin]; ; Nézet-S&eac...
Ensemble: ; Sabine Meyer Wind Ensemble

Spring is a season of immense beauty and magnificence. Flowers bloom to their fullest, and the trees are laden with sweet, juicy fruit, ripe enough...continue...
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EMI 968342
Best Film 50
Best Film 50

3 CD / EMI Classics / 2010-10-12

Works: Richard Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30; Richard Wagner: Die Walküre; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem, K.626; Divertimento for string trio in E flat 'Puchberg' K.563; Serenade no 13 in...
Performers: Bell, David [Organ]; Blanc, Ernest; Blaze, Robin; Caussé, Gérard [Viola]; Cohen, Robert [Cello]; Dumay, Augustin [Violin]; Ferras, Christian [Violin]; Galway, James [Flute]; Garrett, Le...
Conductors: Tennstedt, Klaus; Jansons, Mariss; Hickox, Richard; Abel, David; Raine, Nic; Love, Geoff; Dervaux, Pierre; Muti, Riccardo; Bateman, Paul; Marriner, Sir Neville; Vonk, Hans; Previn, Andre; Karajan, He...
Ensemble: ; Taverner Players
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EMI 316732
Best Of British / Addinsell, Arnold, Britten, Butterworth, et al.
Best Of British / Addinsell, Arnold, Britten, Butterworth, et al.

3 CD / EMI Classics / 2010-09-28

Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: The lark ascending; Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis; Fantasia on Greensleeves; Variants (5) of 'Dives and Lazarus'; Three Preludes Founded on Welsh Tunes; English Folk So...
Performers: Adni, Daniel [Piano]; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Becu, Wim; Beniston, Paul; Carewe, Mary [Soprano Vocal]; Chambers, Colin; Cohen, Robert [Cello]; Finch, Catrin; Johnston, Guy [Cello]; ...
Conductors: Handley, Vernon; Rattle, Simon, Sir; del Mar, Norman; Mackerras, Charles; Boult, Adrian; Davison, Arthur; Jenkins, Karl [Composer]; Cleobury, Stephen; Hickox, Richard; Ledger, Philip [Organ]; Dilkes,...
Ensemble: ; Virtuosi of England

Celebrate the United Kingdom's favorite classical music with this exclusive EMI Classics release - Best of British. Get your tea and crumpets ready as you...continue...
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EMI 316002B
20th Century Classics: Holst - Brook Green Suite
20th Century Classics: Holst - Brook Green Suite

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2010-08-10

Works: Gustav Holst: A Somerset Rhapsody, Op. 21 no 2/H 87; Brook Green Suite, for strings, H. 190; The Perfect Fool, Op. 39; The Planets, Op. 32/H 125; Suite no 2 in F; St. Paul's Suite for Strings, Op. 29...
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Partridge, Ian [Tenor Vocals]
Conductors: del Mar, Norman; Previn, Andre; Boult, Adrian; Banks, Eric; Sargent, Malcolm; Groves, Charles, Sir; Holst, Imogen
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EMI 278982
A Year At Kings / Stephen Cleobury
A Year At Kings / Stephen Cleobury

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2010-07-13

Works: Arvo Pärt: Magnificat Antiphons; Francisco Guerrero: Canite tuba in Sion, motet; Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Hodie Christus natus est; Christmas Traditional: Away in a Manger; Francis Poul...
Performers: Chambers, Simon; Rex, Edmund; Stevens, Peter [Organ]
Conductors: Cleobury, Stephen

The Choir of King's College Cambridge is arguably the world's most famous choral group. This new album is a tour of the ecclesiastical year from...continue...
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50 Best Classics
50 Best Classics

3 CD / EMI Classics / 2010-06-29

Works: George Frederick Handel: Solomon; Coronation Anthem; Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto no 1 in E 'La primavera'; Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565; Doubl...
Performers: Barley, Peter; Bell, David [Organ]; de los Angeles, Victoria; Eisenberg, Matthias; Ferras, Christian [Violin]; Garcia, Jose-Luis; Gutierrez, Horacio; Harper, Heather; Harwood, Elizabeth [Soprano Voca...
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville; Lysy, Alberto; Sanderling, Kurt; Jansons, Mariss; Muti, Riccardo; Barbirolli, John; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Previn, Andre; Boskovsky, Willi; Davis, Andrew; Plasson, Michel; Ormandy...
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EMI 575172
Essential Adagios
Essential Adagios

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2010-02-23

Works: Remo Giazotto: Adagio in C minor for strings & organ (previously attributed to Tomaso Albinoni); Johann Pachelbel: Canon and Gigue for 3 Violins and Basso Continuo in D major; Johann Sebastian Bach: ...
Performers: Accardo, Salvatore [Violin/Conductor]; Alexeev, Dmitri; Argerich, Martha [Piano]; Bean, Hugh; Bream, Julian [Guitar]; Chang, Han-Na; du Pré, Jacqueline [Cello]; Galway, James [Flute]; Helmis, ...
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville; Vonk, Hans; Olah, Erno; Boult, Adrian; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Barbirolli, John; Susskind, Walter; Muti, Riccardo; Ormandy, Eugene; Lysy, Alberto; Accardo, Salvatore; Foster, Lawre...
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EMI 885762
British Music / Sir Simon Rattle
British Music / Sir Simon Rattle

11 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-10-20

Works: Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations; Grania and Diarmid, Op. 42; Falstaff, symphonic study for orchestra in C minor, Op. 68; Concerto for Violin in B minor, Op. 61; The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38; Pomp a...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bream, Julian [Guitar]; Elms, Roderick; Hampson, Thomas [Baritone Vocal]; Harrell, Lynn [Cello]; Heinen, Ulrich; Kennedy, Nigel [Violin]; Mitc...
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir; Halsey, Simon;
Ensemble: Berliner Philharmoniker; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Members of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchest

This new 11CD box set in the Simon Rattle Edition contains many favorites from the English repertory including Elgar's Engma Variations and Violin Concerto, Walton's...continue...
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EMI 975882B
Icon - Leopold Stokowski - The Maverick Conductor
Icon - Leopold Stokowski - The Maverick Conductor

10 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-10-20

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582; Komm, süsser Tod, komm, sel'ge Ruh'!, BWV 478; English Suite no 2 in A minor, BWV 807; Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 720; C...
Performers: Babikian, Virgina; Baker, Julius; Gardner, Guy; Hager, Clyde; Neikrug, George
Conductors: Stokowski, Leopold
Ensemble: Houston Symphony Orchestra; Leopold Stokowski Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; ORTF National Orchestra

One of the most flamboyant conductors of the 20th century, Leopold Stokowski was born at Marylebone in London in 1882, the son of a Polish...continue...
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EMI 985552
Holst: The Hymn of Jesus, Choral Symphony, etc
Holst: The Hymn of Jesus, Choral Symphony, etc

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-10-06

Works: Gustav Holst: The Hymn of Jesus, for 2 choruses, female semi-chorus & orchestra, Op. 37, H. 140; First Choral Symphony, Op. 41/H 155; The Wandering Scholar, opera, Op. 50, H. 176; At the Boar's Head,...
Performers: Burrowes, Norma; George, Michael [Vocals]; Hall, Peter; Johnson, David Wilson; Langdon, Michael; Langridge, Philip [Tenor Vocal]; Palmer, Felicity; Rippon, Michael; Ross, Elise; Suart, Richard; Tear,...
Conductors: Groves, Charles, Sir; Boult, Adrian; Bedford, Steuart; Atherton, David
Ensemble: English Opera Group Choir; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Here we present a number of pathbreaking recordings from the 1970s and 1981. The first CD presents The Hymn of Jesus under Sir Charles Groves...continue...
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EMI 689292B
England, My England / Choir of King's College, Cambridge
England, My England / Choir of King's College, Cambridge

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-08-11

Works: George Frederick Handel: Coronation Anthem; Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Edward Elgar: Lux aeterna; John Goss: Hymn; Psalm 23; Thomas Tallis: Spem in alium; In manus tuas; If ye love me; John Rutter: R...
Performers: Asch, David van; Bullard, Thomas; Doveton, Robin; Eaton, John; Hanson, David; Hussain, Alastair; Pearce, Michael; Perrin, Nigel; Robinson, Paul [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Saklatvala, Edward; Willcocks, D...
Conductors: Cleobury, Stephen; Willcocks, David; Ledger, Philip [Organ]
Ensemble: ; Academy of Ancient Music (UK); Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; King's College Choir, Cambridge; New Philharmonia Orchestra

This 2-CD compilation captures the quintessentially English sound of the Choir of King's College, Cambridge set in the singular acoustics of their magnificent chapel. Over...continue...
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Best 100 20th Century Classics
Best 100 20th Century Classics

6 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-07-28

Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor; Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor; Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; Songs (14), Op. 34; Sergey Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet; Lieutenant Kij...
Performers: Alexeev, Dmitri; Auger, Arleen [Soprano]; Barrueco, Manuel; Bashmet, Yuri [Conductor/Viola]; Bean, Hugh; Beniston, Paul; Bloch, Nikolaj; Bowers-Broadbent, Christopher; Bowman, James [Countertenor Voc...
Conductors: Foster, Lawrence; Previn, Andre; Kurtz, Efrem; Tennstedt, Klaus; Jansons, Mariss; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Temirkanov, Yuri; Barbirolli, John; Boult, Adrian; Frühbeck de Burgos, Rafae; Wit, Antoni; M...
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt)
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EMI 642492
André Previn - The Great Recordings - The LSO Years 1971-1980
André Previn - The Great Recordings - The LSO Years 1971-1980

10 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-05-19

Works: Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphonie; Claude Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune; Images for Orchestra; Nocturnes (3) for Orchestra; Sergey Rachmaninov: Symphony ...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]; Beroff, Michel [Piano]; de Peyer, Gervase [Clarinet]; English, Gerald; Haendel, Ida; Lloyd, Peter [Flute]; Loriod, Jeanne; Previn, Andre [Conductor/P...
Conductors: Previn, Andre
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra

On April 6, 2009 the musical world celebrated the 80th birthday of one of the most versatile musicians, Andre Previn. Born in Berlin but based...continue...
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EMI 679692
Composers in Person
Composers in Person

22 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-11-24

Works: Béla Bartók: Bagatelles (14) for Piano, Op. 6/Sz 38; Easy Pieces (10) for Piano, Sz 39; Romanian Dances (2) for Piano, Op. 8a/Sz 43; A Bit Drunk (Kicsit ázottan), burlesque for piano n...
Performers: Barrientos, Maria; Bartók, Béla [Composer]; Benbow, Edwin; Benedetti, Fernand; Bernac, Pierre; Bonneau, Georges; Brain, Dennis [French Horn]; Britten, Benjamin; Cahuzac, Louis; Charmy, ...
Conductors: Collingwood, Lawrance; Hindemith, Paul; Khachaturian, Aram; Honegger, Arthur; Straram, Walther; Elgar, Edward, Sir; Coppola, Piero; Glazunov, Alexander; Villa-Lobos, Heitor; Pfitzner, Hans; Milhaud, ...
Ensemble: ; Percurama Percussion Ensemble

These 22 CDs offer a stunning range of modern composers performing their own works either on the piano, organ or violin, or else from behind...continue...
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EMI 175752B
20th-Century Masterpieces - 100 Years of Classical Music
20th-Century Masterpieces - 100 Years of Classical Music

16 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-11-24

Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18; Claude Debussy: La mer; Frederick Delius: Brigg Fair - An English Rhapsody; Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde; Arnold Schoenberg: Pi...
Performers: Andsnes, Leif Ove; Argerich, Martha [Piano]; Bashmet, Yuri [Conductor/Viola]; Chang, Sarah [Violin]; Devos, Louis; du Pré, Jacqueline [Cello]; Harrell, Lynn [Cello]; Isserlis, Steven; Kilanowi...
Conductors: Pappano, Antonio; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Beecham, Thomas; Klemperer, Otto; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Dutoit, Charles; Mackerras, Charles; Haitink, Bernard; Berglund, Paavo; Frühbeck de Burgos, Rafae; B...
Ensemble: ; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; City of London Sinfonia; Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra; French National Orchestra; Helsinki Philharmo...

The works in this set of 16 CDs have been arranged in strict chronological order of composition, the first disc beginning with a work from...continue...

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EMI 175002C
British Composers - Vaughan Williams, Holst: Choral Folksong Arrangements / Gibson, Royal PO, et al
British Composers - Vaughan Williams, Holst: Choral Folksong Arrangements / Gibson, Royal PO, et al

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-07-22

Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: Folksongs from the Eastern Counties (15); Loch Lomond, folk song for baritone & male chorus; John Dory, folk song for chorus; Fantasia on Greensleeves; Ward the Pirate, folk s...
Performers: Keyte, Christopher; Longfield, Susan; Partridge, Ian [Tenor Vocals]; Shaw, Geoffrey

This new release from EMI's British Composers Series commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the death of Ralph Vaughan Williams features the composer's choral folksongs performed...continue...
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HBDirect Recommended Recording EMI 161552
Holst: The Planets / Rattle, Berliner Philharmoniker
Holst: The Planets / Rattle, Berliner Philharmoniker

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2006-09-12

Works: Gustav Holst: The Planets, Op. 32/H 125; Colin Matthews: Pluto, the Renewer; Kaija Saariaho: Asteroid 4179; Matthias Pintscher: Towards Osiris; Mark-Anthony Turnage: Ceres; Brett Dean: Komarov's Fall...
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Berlin Radio Chorus

A high-profile release of the Holst masterpiece 'The Planets' is long overdue, the Berlin Philharmonic having last recorded it with the legendary Herbert von Karajan...continue...
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Peace - Pure Classical Calm
Peace - Pure Classical Calm

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2005-01-25

Works: Karl Jenkins: A Mass for Peace "The Armed Man"; Benedictus (from The Armed Man; Howard Shore: The Lord of the Rings; Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 5 "Emperor"; Carl Orff: Carmina burana...
Performers: Alexeev, Dmitri; Ambache, Diana; Augér, Arleen [Soprano]; Beniston, Paul; Bury, Alison; Cole, Maggie; Farr, Stephen [Organ]; Galway, James [Flute]; Helmis, Fritz; Isbin, Sharon; Izzy; Johnson,...
Conductors: Jenkins, Karl [Composer]; Raine, Nic; Olah, Erno; Hill, David; Nyman, Michael [Piano]; Tortelier, Paul [Cello]; Ledger, Philip [Organ]; ; Foster, Lawrence; Mackerras, Charles; Warren-Green, Christoph...
Ensemble: ; Il Seminario Musicale; Nash Ensemble
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EMI 767732
Free / Libera
Free / Libera

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2004-10-05

Works: Robert Prizeman: I am the day; Stay with me; Voca me; A Song of enchantment; Ave Verum; Do not stand at my grave and weep; When a knight won his spurs; A New Heaven; Lament; Twilight; Be still my sou...
Performers: Chadney, Anthony; Crawley, Ben; Neumann, Raoul; Platt, Joseph; Robson, Christopher
Conductors:
Ensemble: Libera
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