1 CD / BBC Legends Import / 2003-01-21Works: Luigi Cherubini: Anacréon ou L'amour fugitif, opera-ballet in 2 acts; Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica"; Richard Strauss: Don Juan, Op. 20; Hector Berlioz: R&a...
Conductors: Monteux, Pierre
Ensemble: BBC Northern Symphony; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Monteux was famous for his recordings of French repertoire, but he was trained in the Germanic shool of Beethoven and Brahms. This CD displays his...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends Import / 2000-01-25Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Overture; Francesca da Rimini, Op. 32; Manuel de Falla: El Amor Brujo
Performers: Bedford, Steuart; Reynolds, Anna
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
2 CD / BBC Legends Import / 1999-11-16Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan"; Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection"
Performers: Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Kempe, Rudolf
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; New Philharmonia Chorus
Dresden born Rudolf Kempe had never commercially recorded Mahler's Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2, so these recordings are important to collectors and has many fans....continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends Import / 1999-08-17Works: Felix Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture, in B minor Op. 26 "Fingal's Cave"; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony no 35 in D major, K 385 "Haffner"; Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony no 95 in C minor, H 1 no 95;...
1 CD / BBC Legends Import / 1999-08-17Works: Benjamin Britten: The Building of the House, overture for chorus & orchestra, Op. 79; Frank Bridge: The Sea, suite for orchestra, H. 100; Enter Spring, rhapsody for orchestra, H. 174; Gustav Holst: A...
Performers: Adeney, Richard; Graeme, Peter
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin; Holst, Imogen
Ensemble: Chorus of East Anglian Choirs; English Chamber Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; New Philharmonia Orchestra
1 CD / BBC Legends Import / 1999-08-17Works: Henry Purcell: Don Quixote, Z 578; History of King Richard II, Z 581; I'll sail upon the Dog Star; There's Not a Swain (from "Rule a Wife and Have a Wife"), song, Z. 587/1; Man is for the woman made,...
Performers: Britten, Benjamin; Pears, Peter, Sir
"This is prime music-making. Pears is heard at his very best--steady, clear enunciation...and a master of the fine art of 'doing nothing', which is to...continue...