1 CD / BBC Legends / 2008-10-14Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica"; Richard Wagner: Götterdämmerung; Tristan und Isolde
Performers: Nilsson, Birgit [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2006-09-19Works: Recorded Sound: Applause; Edvard Grieg: Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34; Melodies (12), Op. 33; Fyremål (The Goal), song for voice & piano, Op. 33/12; Romances (6), Op. 39; Songs (5), O...
Performers: Flagstad, Kirsten [Soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Sargent, Malcolm
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Almost overnight, Kirsten Flagstad, was regarded as the supreme Wagnerian soprano of her generation. In 1936-37, she sang with Beecham, Fritz Reiner and Wilhelm Furtwangler...continue...
2 CD / BBC Legends / 2004-09-21Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123; Franz Schubert: Symphony no 8 in B minor, D 759 "Unfinished"; Richard Wagner: Faust Overture
Performers: Borg, Kim; Lewis, Richard [Tenor Vocals]; Stich-Randall, Teresa
Conductors: Horenstein, Jascha
Ensemble: BBC Northern Symphony; BBC Symphony Chorus; BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jascha Horenstein has been represented on BBC Legends on many occasions particularly in Bruckner and Mahler. His famous pioneering recording of Mahler's Symphony No. 8...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2004-06-29Works: Anton Bruckner: Symphony no 7 in E major, WAB 107; Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Conductors: Goodall, Reginald
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; English National Opera Orchestra
"Goodall has a reputation as a slow-motion conductor, a kind of Celibidache without the mystic aura. This release shows that the reputation isn't necessarily the...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2002-03-12Works: Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; Götterdämmerung; Rienzi
Performers: Lindholm, Berit
Conductors: Stokowski, Leopold
Ensemble: London Symphony Chorus; London Symphony Orchestra; New Philharmonia Orchestra
Stokowski's arrangements of the music of Wagner were staples of his concert and recorded repertoire. He only conducted a Wagner opera once, Parsifal in 1933....continue...