1 DVD Video / ICA Classics / 2011-02-22Works: Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40; Antonín Dvorák: Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World"
Conductors: Kempe, Rudolf
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchesta
The audio recording of the Dvorák 9 from this Kempe DVD has been released on BBC Legends, and was a Penguin Guide Rosette Winner. In...continue...
Run Time: 89 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3
Sound Format(s): LPCM Mono,
1 CD / Testament / 2009-02-10Works: Richard Strauss: Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24; Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan"
Conductors: Walter, Bruno
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra
In the late 1940's, the London Philharmonic attracted a very impressive list of celebrity conductors, thanks to brilliant managing by its former viola player, Thomas...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2008-10-14Works: Richard Strauss: Don Quixote, Op. 35; Franz Joseph Haydn: Concerto for Cello no 2 in D major, Op 101/H 7b no 2
Performers: Danks, Harry; Maguire, Hugh; Rostropovich, Mstislav
Conductors: Sargent, Malcolm, Sir; Rostropovich, Mstislav
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra
This is a real rarity from the British Library Sound Archive - Rostropovich in a dramatic account of Don Quixote given during an early visit...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2004-09-21Works: Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs, AV 150; Capriccio, Op 85; Maurice Ravel: Shéhérazade, poems (3) for soprano (or tenor) & orchestra (or piano); Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le nozze di Fig...
Performers: Soderstrom, Elisabeth
Conductors: Dorati, Antal; Boulez, Pierre; Pritchard, John
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Elisabeth Soderstrom has remaimed a member of the Swedish Royal opera for life. Her repertoire includes a wide range of roles - from Monteverdi's Poppea,...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2003-02-25Works: Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs, AV 150; Schlichte Weisen (5), Op. 21; Lieder (4), Op. 27; Lieder (8), Op. 10; Gustav Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen; Rückert Lieder (5); Johannes Brahm...
Performers: Jurinac, Sena; Ludwig, Christa [Mezzo soprano]; Parsons, Geoffrey
Conductors: Sargent, Malcolm, Sir; Cluytens, André
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra
Sena Jurinac never recorded Richard Strauss' "Four Last Songs" commercially, so this 1961 Proms Broadcast is the only recording of her singing this piece. Christa...continue...