1 CD / BBC Legends / 2009-06-02Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis; Symphony no 6 in E minor; Patrick Hadley: One Morning in Spring, for orchestra; Arnold Bax: Mediterranean, for orchestra (arr. of piano p...
Conductors: Boult, Adrian
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Sir Adrian Boult was Vaughan Williams' close and personal friend as well as one of his greatest advocates. This broadcast in excellent stereo from the...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2008-10-14Works: Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde; Johannes Brahms: Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Mitchinson, John
Conductors: Leppard, Raymond; Boult, Adrian
Ensemble: BBC Men's Chorus; BBC Northern Symphony
Janet Baker's performance of Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde was first issued on BBC Radio Classics in 1995 and BBC Legends has vastly improved...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2008-05-27Works: Edward Elgar: Concerto for Cello; Johannes Brahms: Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102 "Double"; Claude Debussy: Sonata for Cello and Piano
Performers: Lush, Ernest; Tortelier, Paul [Cello]; Tortelier, Yan Pascal
Conductors: Boult, Adrian; Pritchard, John
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
The French cellist Paul Tortelier was one of the truly great artists of the 20th Century. He collaborated with such eminent conductors as Sir Thomas...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2007-09-25Works: Johannes Brahms: Tragic Overture, Op. 81; Max Reger: Variations and Fugue on a Theme of J.A. Hiller for orchestra in E major, Op. 100; Ludwig van Beethoven: Grosse Fuge for String Quartet in B flat m...
Conductors: Schuricht, Carl; Boult, Adrian
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra; New Philharmonia Orchestra
This release, with bonus rare recording by Sir Adrian Boult, is one of Reger's greatest works. Full of wit, resource and above all, delicacy....continue...