1 CD / Musical Concepts / 2009-10-13Works: Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations; In the South (Alassio), Concert Overture, Op. 50; Introduction and Allegro, for string quartet & string orchestra in G major, Op. 47
Conductors: Mata, Eduardo; Menuhin, Yehudi; Wordsworth, Barry
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Authoritative performances of three Elgar works, including the rarely heard overture 'In the South' (Alassio) conducted by Yehudi Menuhin, who began his long association with...continue...
1 CD / Musical Concepts / 2007-10-09Works: Gustav Holst: The Planets, Op. 32/H 125; St. Paul's Suite for Strings, Op. 29 no 2/H 118; Brook Green Suite, for strings, H. 190
Conductors: Handley, Vernon; Wordsworth, Barry
Ensemble: ; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
"After a sinister opening, Handley builds the Mars climax impressively, closing chords have malignant impact...Jupiter develops similar intensity...Saturn, well graduated melancholy climax...choral di...continue...