1 CD / BBC Legends / 2009-10-13Works: Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40; Franz Schubert: Symphony no 8 in B minor, D 759 "Unfinished"
Performers: Griffiths, Barry
Conductors: Sanderling, Kurt
Ensemble: BBC Northern Symphony
This Manchester live recording of Strauss' 'Ein Heldenleben' with the BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra preserves his wonderful 1975 performance in Manchester's Free Trade Hall in...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; 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 / 2007-07-31Works: Leos Janácek: Mass (Msa glagolskaja) for soloists, double chorus, orchestra & organ ("Glagolitic Mass"), JW 3/9; Richard Strauss: Le Bourgeois gentilhomme, Op. 60
Performers: Gunson, Ameral; Shimell, William; Tear, Robert
Conductors: Tennstedt, Klaus
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Like the BBC Legends recording of the Sinfonietta, Tennstedt never commercially recorded the Glagolitic Mass. It is a massive work comprising four singers, organ and...continue...
2 CD / BBC Legends / 2007-04-24Works: William Walton: Partita for Orchestra; Claude Debussy: La mer; Le gladiateur ("Mort aux Romains, tuez jusqu'au dernier"), cantata for 3 soloists & orchestra, L. 41; Sergey Rachmaninov: Symphony no 3 ...
Conductors: Silvestri, Constantin
Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
This "live" 2CD set adds important new recordings to the discography of Silvestri and the Bournemouth Symphony and follows on from the recently issued 2CD...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2004-09-21Works: Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs, AV 150; Capriccio, Op 85; Maurice Ravel: Shéhérazade; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492
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 / 2004-06-29Works: Franz Schubert: An mein Herz, D 860; Der Jüngling an der Quelle, D 300; Jägers Abendlied, D 368/Op. 3 no 4; Der Einsame, D 800; Arnold Schoenberg: Songs (4) for voice & piano, Op. 2; Richar...
Performers: Gage, Irwin; Parsons, Geoffrey; Popp, Lucia [Soprano Vocals]
These two recitals taken from the Edinburgh Festivals of 1981 and 1984 offer a wonderful and varied follow-up to her St. John Smith's Square disc...continue...