1 CD / BBC Legends / 2009-03-10Works: Carl Nielsen: Symphony no 3, Op. 27 "Sinfonia espansiva"; Jean Sibelius: Symphony no 5 in E flat major, Op. 82; Recorded Sound: Robert Simpson talks about Jascha Horenstein, who died on 2 April 1972 ...
Conductors: Horenstein, Jascha
Ensemble: ; BBC Northern Symphony
Horenstein never recorded these two Scandinavian symphonies so these rare broadcasts are new to his discography. As a bonus, Robert Simpson, the composer, gives a...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2009-03-10Works: Recorded Sound: Applause; Igor Stravinsky: Agon, ballet for 12 dancers & orchestra; Symphony in Three Movements; Apollon musagète, ballet in 2 scenes for string orchestra; Firebird
Conductors: Stravinsky, Igor
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
The iconic Igor Stravinsky conducting his own works live was a major event and the 1958 gala event was no exception. 'Agon' and 'Apollon Musagete'...continue...