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Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde;  Brahms: Alto Rhapsody / Baker, Leppard, Boult, et al
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde; Brahms: Alto Rhapsody / Baker, Leppard, Boult, et al

1 CD / BBC Legends / 2008-10-14

Works: 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...
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Grieg, Wagner / Flagstad, Sargent, BBC SO
Grieg, Wagner / Flagstad, Sargent, BBC SO

1 CD / BBC Legends / 2006-09-19

Works: Recorded Sound: Applause; Edvard Grieg: Våren (Last Spring), elegiac melody for orchestra (or piano) no 2, Op. 34/2; Melodies (12), Op. 33; Fyremål (The Goal), song for voice & piano, Op....
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...
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Strauss, Ravel, Mozart / Elisabeth Söderström, et al
Strauss, Ravel, Mozart / Elisabeth Söderström, et al

1 CD / BBC Legends / 2004-09-21

Works: 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: Söderström, 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...
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Schubert, Schoenberg, et al / Lucia Popp
Schubert, Schoenberg, et al / Lucia Popp

1 CD / BBC Legends / 2004-06-29

Works: Franz Schubert: An mein Herz, D 860; Der Jüngling an der Quelle ("Leise, rieseln der Quell"), song for voice & piano, D. 300; Jägers Abendlied ("Im Felde schleich ich"), song for voice & pi...
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...
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Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde / Kempe, Baker, Speiss, et al
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde / Kempe, Baker, Speiss, et al

1 CD / BBC Legends / 2003-10-21

Works: Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde; Spoken Word: Rudolf Kempe in conversation with Gillian Widdicombe, interview
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Spiess, Ludovic
Conductors: Kempe, Rudolf
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra

The distinguished German conductor Rudolf Kempe's only recording of Mahler's 'Das Lied von der Erde' reveals a masterly interpretation full of understanding enhanced by an...continue...
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De Los Angeles - Scarlatti, Handel, Berlioz, et al / Moore
De Los Angeles - Scarlatti, Handel, Berlioz, et al / Moore

1 CD / BBC Legends / 2003-02-01

Works: Alessandro Scarlatti: Il Pirro e Demetrio, opera ("La forza della fedeltà"); George Frederick Handel: Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63; Franz Schubert: Mein! ("Bächlein, lass dein Rauschen sein")...
Performers: de los Angeles, Victoria; Moore, Gerald [Piano]
Conductors: Schwarz, Rudolf
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra

De los Angeles makes her debut on BBC Legends with a recital from the 1957 Edinburgh Festival. The French chansons, German Lieder and Spanish Folk...continue...
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