1 CD / Opus KURA / 2008-12-09Works: Gustav Holst: The Planets, Op. 32/H 125; Edward Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma"
Conductors: Boult, Adrian, Sir; Barbirolli, John, Sir
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Hallé Orchestra
The Holst comes from a recording made in 1945 in Bedford where the BBC had been evacuated. Barbirolli's Enigma Variations was recorded in 1947....continue...
1 CD / Opus KURA / 2008-02-01Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no 1 in F major, BWV 1046; Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord no 6 in G major, BWV 1019; Johannes Brahms: Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano in E flat major, O...
Performers: Brain, Aubrey; Busch, Adolf; Serkin, Rudolf
Conductors: Busch, Adolf; Boult, Adrian, Sir
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
2 CD / Urania (Italy) / 2007-07-24Works: Johannes Brahms: Concerto for Piano no 1 in D minor, Op. 15; Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83; Waltzes (16) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 39; Ballades (4) for Piano, Op. 10; Variations (28) f...
Performers: Backhaus, Wilhelm
Conductors: Böhm, Karl; Boult, Adrian, Sir
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Sächsische Staatskapelle
Despite the recording dates, these releases - deriving from 78s - preserve an impressive sound quality that Urania has chosen to maintain as close as...continue...