1 CD / BBC Legends / 2007-07-31Works: Leos Janácek: Glagolitic Mass; 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...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2007-07-31Works: Anonymous: God Save the Queen (National Anthem, United Kingdom and Northern Ireland); Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral"
Performers: Borg, Kim; Fisher, Sylvia; Lewis, Richard [Tenor Vocal]; Merriman, Nan
Conductors: Beecham, Thomas
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Sir Thomas Beecham has been exceptionally well served by BBC Legends (this is the twelfth Beecham release on the label) though in almost all cases...continue...
2 CD / BBC Legends / 2004-06-29Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La forza del destino; Requiem Mass; Spoken Word: Carlo Maria Giulini in conversation with Michael Oliver
Performers: Arie, Raffaele; Bumbry, Grace; Konya, Sandor; Ligabue, Ilva
Conductors: Giulini, Carlo Maria
Ensemble: Philharmonia Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra
This performance which took place in April, 1964 is held by many of Guilini's admirers as being the greatest performance he ever gave of this...continue...
2 CD / BBC Legends / 2003-02-01Works: Luigi Cherubini: Anacréon ou L'amour fugitif, opera-ballet in 2 acts; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony no 35 in D major, K 385 "Haffner"; Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 9...
Performers: Beard, Paul; Milanov, Zinka [Soprano Vocal]; Moscona, Nicola; Pataky, Koloman von; Thorborg, Kerstin
Conductors: Toscanini, Arturo
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Even though the record stores' bins are full of recordings by Toscanini, there are still some undiscovered treasures for which fans have been patiently awaiting...continue...