Mahler: Symphony No. 4; Wagner: Parsifal Prelude; Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas Overture / Rudolf Kempe (rec. 1957-67)
1 CD / ICA Classics / 2013-11-19Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 4 in G major; Richard Wagner: Parsifal; Felix Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas Overture, Op. 95
Conductors: Kempe, Rudolf
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra
The highly distinguished conductor Rudolf Kempe (1910-1976) started as an oboist with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. During the Second World War, he was chief conductor...continue...
Mahler: Das Klagende Lied; Janacek: The Fiddler's Child / Cahill, Baker, Tear, Howekk / Rozhdestvensky
1 CD / ICA Classics / 2012-09-25Works: Gustav Mahler: Das klagende Lied, cantata for soloists, chorus & orchestra; Leos Janácek: The Fiddler's Child (Sumarovo Díte), ballad for orchestra, JW 6/14
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Cahill, Teresa; Dekany, Bela; Howell, Gwynne; Tear, Robert
Conductors: Rozhdestvensky, Gennady
Ensemble: ; BBC Symphony Orchestra
Rozhdestvensky was the first Russian conductor to perform and record all Mahler's symphonies in his country. Das klagende Lied is performed here live. The ICA...continue...
2 CD / Testament / 2008-08-12Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 3 in D minor; Kindertotenlieder, song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra); Recorded Sound: Kathleen Ferrier Radio Interview with Eric McLean
Conductors: Boult, Adrian; Klemperer, Otto
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam
Sir Adrian Boult made only one commercial recording of a Mahler symphony - the First. Now Testament unveils to the public the UK premiere of...continue...