1 CD / BBC Legends / 2006-09-19Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Horn no 3 in E flat major, K. 447; Divertimento for 2 Oboes, 2 Bassoons and 2 Horns no 14 in B flat major, K 270; Benjamin Britten: Serenade, for tenor, horn & s...
Performers: Brain, Dennis [French Horn]; Britten, Benjamin; Pears, Peter, Sir
Conductors: Sargent, Malcolm, Sir; Hollingsworth, John;
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Dennis Brain Wind Ensemble
This compilation is very important because both the Mozart Horn Concerto No. 3 and Britten Serenade broadcasts have literally been 'discovered' in the BBC archives...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2003-02-01Works: Benjamin Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66
Performers: Pears, Peter, Sir; Wilbrink, Hans; Woytowicz, Stefania
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin; Giulini, Carlo Maria
Ensemble: Melos Ensemble of London
"The only "War Requiem" I know that gets to me as this one does is Britten's own.. This is a 'bel canto' performance all the...continue...
2 CD / BBC Legends / 2003-02-01Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass in B minor, BWV 232; Carlo Maria Giulini / John Amis: Carlo Maria Giulini in conversation with John Amis (Interview)
Performers: Hill, Jenny; Pears, Peter, Sir; Shirley-Quirk, John
Conductors: Giulini, Carlo Maria
Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Carlo Maria Giulini is regarded as one of the great choral conductors of his generation, spearheaded by his celebrated interpretation of Verdi's Requiem (BBC 4029)...continue...