Simply the Best: Classical Anthems - 38 of the most powerful classical passages including Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man, 'Mars' from Holst's The Planets and Strauss' Also sprach Zarathustra
2 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-09-25Works: Giovanni Bottesini: Requiem Mass; Carl Orff: Carmina Burana; Gustav Holst: The Planets; Richard Wagner: The Die Walküre; Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco; Aida, opera; Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the comm...
Performers: Accademia di Santa Cecilia Orchestra & Chorus; Alain, Marie-Claire; Andrew Davis [Conductor/Organ]; Barenboim, Daniel [Conductor, Piano]; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Berlin, Staatskapelle; Bolshoi Sympho...
Conductors: Lombard, Alain; Mehta, Zubin; Davis, Andrew; Barenboim, Daniel; Rizzi, Carlo; Honeyball, David; Corboz, Michel; Keilberth, Joseph; Lazarev, Alexander; Jordan, Armin; Gardiner, John E.; Santi, Nello; ...
Carl Nielsen: The Concertos / Saeka Matsuyama, violin; John McCaw, clarinet; Jennifer Stinton, flute
1 CD / Musical Concepts / 2015-03-31Works: Carl Nielsen: Concerto for Violin Op. 33 (FS 61); Concerto for Clarinet, FS 129/Op. 57; Concerto for Flute, FS 119
Performers: Matsuyama, Saeka; McCaw, John; Stinton, Jennifer
Conductors: Wagner, Jan; Leppard, Raymond; Bedford, Steuart
Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra; Odense Symphony Orchestra; Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Denmark's greatest composer, Carl Nielsen is best known for his symphonie (released on Alto in 2015, ALC 2505) and his three concertos. This album presents...continue...
1 CD / Royal Philharmonic Masterworks / 2011-02-08Works: César Franck: Symphony in D minor, M 48; Les Eolides, M 43; Le Chasseur maudit (The Accursed Huntsman), symphonic poem (also arr. for piano, 4 hands), M. 44
Conductors: Leppard, Raymond
Raymond Leppard, one of the most versatile conductors on the international music scene, has been acclaimed worldwide for his orchestral and operatic performances. In four...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2008-10-14Works: Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde; Johannes Brahms: Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Mitchinson, John
Conductors: Leppard, Raymond; Boult, Adrian
Ensemble: BBC Men's Chorus; BBC Northern Symphony
Janet Baker's performance of Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde was first issued on BBC Radio Classics in 1995 and BBC Legends has vastly improved...continue...