Elisabeth Schwarzkopf: The Complete Recitals (1952-1974) - Songs of Schubert, Mozart, R. Strauss, Walton, Wolf, Mahler, Brahms et al. plus opera & operetta selections [31 CDs]
31 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-11-13Works: Franz Schubert: An die Musik, D 547; Im Frühling ("Still sitz ich"), song for voice & piano, D. 882; Wehmut, D 772; Ganymed, D 544/Op. 19 no 3; Das Lied im Grünen ("Ins Grüne..."), son...
Performers: Berry, Walter; Brendel, Alfred [Piano]; de los Angeles, Victoria; Dickie, Murray; Elkins, Margreta; Felbermayer, Anny; Fischer, Edwin [Piano]; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Furtwangler,...
Conductors: Pritchard, John; Ackermann, Otto; Matacic, Lovro von; Walton, William; Susskind, Walter; Wallberg, Heinz; Rescigno, Nicola; Schmidt, Heinrich; Galliera, Alceo; Szell, George; Karajan, Herbert v.
This 31 CD box set is being released to celebrate what would have been her 100th birthday in December 2015. The set contains all the...continue...
Recording information: Abbey Road Studio No. 1A, London, England (01/04/1954-01/11/1954); Evangelisches Gemeindehaus, Zehlendorf, Berlin, Germany (01/04/1954-01/11/1954); Grunewaldkirche, Berlin (01/0...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / LSO Live (London SO) / 2011-03-08Works: William Walton: Belshazzar's Feast, for baritone, double chorus & orchestra; Symphony no 1 in B flat minor
Performers: Coleman-Wright, Peter
Conductors: Davis, Colin
In 2006, LSO Live released Walton’s First Symphony conducted by Sir Colin Davis. The disc received widespread acclaim — it was an Editor’s Choice in...continue...
Recording information: Barbican, London, England....continue...
The Feast of the Ascension at Westminster Abbey / O'Donnell, Quinney, The Choir of Westminster Abbey
1 CD / Hyperion / 2008-05-13Works: Charles Villiers Stanford: Coelis Ascendit Hodie, motet for chorus, Op. 38/2; Bernard Rose: Preces and Responses; Responses and Dismissal; Joseph Barnby: The earth is the Lord's; Benjamin Britten: Fe...
Performers: Brett, Francis; Dobell, Mark; Empitt, Julian; Grote, Ashley; MacDonald, Robert [Bass Voice]; Quinney, Robert; Stocker, Julian; Trevelyan-Jones, Warren; Wallington, Lawrence
Conductors: O'Donnell, James [Organ]
Ensemble: Westminster Abbey Choir
"The first thing that hits you about the singing is the celebratory tone. The boys might be singing Stanford's Caelos ascendit hodie, but they could...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2004-05-01Works: William Walton: Belshazzar's Feast, for baritone, double chorus & orchestra; Coronation March "Crown Imperial"; Coronation March "Orb and Sceptre"
Performers: Lindley, Simon; Purves, Christopher
Conductors: Daniel, Paul
Ensemble: English Northern Philharmonia
Often compared on account of its pulsating drive and barbaric splendour with Orff's 'Carmina Burana', 'Belshazzar's Feast' is now regarded as the finest British large-scale...continue...
2 CD / Chandos Records / 1995-05-23Works: William Walton: Troilus and Cressida
Performers: Bayley, Clive; Budd, Bruce; Cookson, Brian; Davies, Arthur [Tenor Vocal]; Dowson, Stephen; Howard, Yvonne; Howarth, Judith; Opie, Alan [Baritone Vocal]; Robson, Nigel
Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: Opera North Chorus
"...the performance of Troilus has romantic propulsion, aided by exceptional work from chorus and orchestra...The recorded sound is spectacular, and the libretto is given in...continue...
1 CD / Chandos Records / 1991-01-01Works: William Walton: Belshazzar's Feast, for baritone, double chorus & orchestra; Coronation Te Deum, for soloists, chorus, organ & orchestra; Gloria, for alto, tenor, bass, double chorus & orchestra
Performers: Howell, Gwynne; Scott, John
Conductors: Willcocks, David