Tchaikovsky: American Premiere Recordings - Symphony No. 2 'Little Russian' (rec. 1941), Symphony No. 3 'Polish' (rec. 1940) / Cincinnati SO, Goossens; National SO, Kindler
1 CD / Guild / 2016-01-05Conductors: Goossens, Eugene; Kindler, Hans
Ensemble: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; National Symphony Orchestra
Tchaikovsky's Second Symphony was recorded in 1941 by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; and his Third in 1940 by the National Symphony Orchestra....continue...
Gala Night at the Opera - Orchestral extracts, arias & duets by Wagner, Mozart, Borodin, Gounod, Puccini, Verdi / Birgit Nilsson; George London; Leopold Stokowski, Philadelphia Orch.
1 CD / Guild / 2016-01-05Conductors: Stokowski, Leopold
Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
This comes from a stereo broadcast in Philadelphia, January 20, 1962....continue...
Adam: Giselle; Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite / Paris Opera Nat'l Theater Orch.; Blareau. RPO; Weldon
1 CD / Guild / 2015-10-13Conductors: Blareau, Richard; Weldon, George
Ensemble: Orchestre du Théâtre National de L'Opéra Paris ; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
These recordings of Giselle and the Nutcracker Suite were made in 1953 and 1960 respectively....continue...
The Golden Age of Light Music: Grandstand - Production Music of the 1940s - works by Farnon, Beaver, White, Charrosin, Ewing, Lubbock, Winstone et al.
1 CD / Guild / 2015-09-08Works: Robert Farnon: Grandstand, television series theme (no longer used); Jack Beaver: News Theatre, for orchestra; Mannequin, for pops orchestra; Golden Arrow, for pops orchestra; Edward Little White: Ca...
Conductors: Farnon, Robert; Torch, Sidney; Collins, Walter; Williams, Charles; May, Hans; Leon, Jack; Voss, Louis; Green, Philip
Ensemble: ; Queen's Hall Light Orchestra
1 CD / Guild / 2015-09-08Works: Fritz Brun: Symphony no 4 in E major; Rhapsody for orchestra
Performers: Semenov, Maxim [Horn]
Ensemble: ; Moscow Symphony Orchestra
This is the sixth volume of the series by Guild dedicated to the music of Swiss composer Fritz Brun. Two of his orchestral works are...continue...
Recording information: Mosfilm Studios, Moscow (05/13/2008); Mosfilm Studios, Moscow (05/20/2013-05/22/2013)....continue...
The Golden Age of Light Music: Contrasts - Light music from the 1960s Back to the 1920s, Vol. 2 - works by Rota, Farnon, Hewman, Lehar, Curzon, Ellington, Ewing et al.
1 CD / Guild / 2015-08-11Works: Laurie Johnson: Gala Première, for orchestra; Nino Rota: La dolce vita; Robert Farnon: Travel Topic, for pops orchestra; Johnny Richards: Young At Heart; Alfred Newman: How the West Was Won; B...
Performers: Conway, Russ; Max Klein
Conductors: Johnson, Laurie; Ornadel, Cyril; Cordell, Frank; Farnon, Robert; Osborne, Tony; Newman, Alfred; Hermann, Harry; Wal-Berg; Chevallier, Christian; Liter, Monia; Martin, Freddy; Leon, Jack; Williams, Ch...
Ensemble: ; Frank Cordell Orchestra; Harry Hudson's Melody Man; International Novelty Quartet; Otto Dobrindt Piano Symphonists; Rhythmics; Shilkret's Rhythm-Melodists; Starlight Symphony
Rachmaninov: Prelude in C sharp minor; Piano Concerto No. 2; Symphony No. 3 / Cyril Smith, piano; Malcolm Sargent
1 CD / Guild / 2015-08-11Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3; Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18; Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 44
Performers: Smith, Cyril
Conductors: Sargent, Malcolm
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra
Earlier releases on the Guild Historic label featuring Sir Malcolm Sargent have earned much critical praise, and we present a new compilation of Sargent conducting...continue...
Recording information: Abbey Road Studios, London (05/05/1953); Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool (05/05/1953); Queen's Hall, London, England (05/05/1953); Abbey Road Studios, London (06/12/1947-06/13/1947...continue...
Carl Rütti: Symphony "The Visions of Niklaus von Flue"; Caspar Diethelm: The Last Works for String Orchestra / Maria Schmid, soprano; Martin Heini, organ; Maio Schubiger, percussion
2 CD / Guild / 2015-08-11Works: Carl Rütti: The Visions of Niklaus von Flüe, symphony for soprano, percussion, organ & string orchestra; Caspar Diethelm: A White Christmas Rose in the Snow on the Small Grave, passacaglia ...
Performers: Heini, Martin; Schmid, Maria; Schubiger, Mario
Conductors: Held, Rainer
Ensemble: ; Novosibirsk State Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
Two world premiere recordings by Swiss composers Carl Rütti (b. 1949) and Caspar Deithelm (1926-1997) are contained on this 2-CD set....continue...
Pierre Dervaux conducts Saint-Saëns, Dukas, Hérold, Boieldieu, Suppé, Nicolai, Weber, Brahms, Wagner, Glinka, Rossini (rec. late '50s early '60s)
2 CD / Guild / 2015-07-07Conductors: Dervaux, Pierre
Ensemble: Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Paris Concert Orchestra
This CD represents the second remarkable collection of orchestral works recorded under the baton of the French conductor Pierre Dervaux, who was chief conductor of...continue...
Sound of Zurich - Wegmann: Arpiano; Baer: Lichtspuren; Fueter: Nocturne; Frank: Pas de deux; Derungs: Portraits, Op. 110 / Praxedis Hug-Rütti, harp; Geneviève Hug, piano
1 CD / Guild / 2015-07-07
The Sounds of Zurich, Praxedis & Praxedis, brings together the delightful duo of harp and piano played by these eminently gifted young musicians in a...continue...
The Golden Age of Light Music: New Town - Production Music of the 1950s / Robert Farnon, sidney Torch, Trevor Duncan, Roger Roger, Jack Beaver, Heinz Herschmann, Peter Yorke, Peter Yorke et al.
1 CD / Guild / 2015-07-07Works: Roger Roger: New Town, for pops orchestra; Kenneth Essex: Dance of the Hailstones; Jack Beaver: Brave Prospect, for pops orchestra; Frederic Curzon: Galavant, for orchestra; Robert Farnon: A Promise ...
Conductors: Roger, Roger; Voss, Louis; Farnon, Robert; Curzon, Frederic; Warren, Walker; Mayes, Elliott; Torch, Sidney; van der Linden, Dolf; Rehfeld, Kurt; Dumont, Cedric; Devereaux, Georges; Cook, Eric
Golden Age of Light Music: Motorway - Production music of the 1960s by Farnon, Stott, Mersey, Alwyn, Linden, Laren, Braden, Fenoulhet et al. / QueenÆs Hall Light Orchestra
1 CD / Guild / 2015-06-02Works: Robert Farnon: The Big Night, for pops orchestra; Roger Roger: Puppet Parade, for pops orchestra; Laurie Johnson: Rhapsody for pops orchestra; Ernest Tomlinson: Merrily Along, for pops orchestra; Wal...
Conductors: Farnon, Robert; Roger, Roger; Johnson, Laurie; Buchhold, Heinz; Scott, Walter; Börschel, Erich; Williams, Charles; Alwyn, Kenneth; van der Linden, Dolf; Groot, Hugo de; Young, Mel; Lockyer, Malc...
Ensemble: ; Hilversum Radio Ensemble; QueenÆs Hall Light Orchestra
Britten: Piano Concerto; Enescu: Rumanian Rhapsody No. 1; Borodin: Dances of the Polovetzki Maidens; Debussy: The Engulfed Cathedral; Bauer: Sun Splendor / Stokowski
1 CD / Guild / 2015-06-02Works: George Enescu: Roumanian Rhapsody no 1, for orchestra in A major, Op. 11/1; Alexander Borodin: Prince Igor; Claude Debussy: La cathédrale engloutie, prelude for piano, L. 117/10; Marion Bauer:...
Performers: Abram, Jacques [Piano]
Conductors: Stokowski, Leopold
Ensemble: ; Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of New York
The extensive collection of recordings on the Guild label conducted by Leopold Stokowski has garnered worldwide acclaim from the most knowledgeable critics, and this new...continue...
Recording information: 02/20/1947....continue...
'Music for the University: Brahms' Academic Festival Orchestra; Rushton: Concrete; Hegar: Festive Cantata / Musikkollegium Winterthur; Akademischer Chor Zürich
1 CD / Guild / 2015-06-02Conductors: Scheuber, Karl
Ensemble: Akademischer Chor Zürich; Musikkollegium Winterthur
2014 saw the centenary of the consecration of the imposing University of Zurich main building, an important occasion marked by this outstanding concert of familiar,...continue...
Golden Age of Light Music: A Light Music Smörgasbord - Light music by Scandinavian composers: Mortensen, Gade, Wiren, Lumbye, Ericson, Nielsen, Halvorsen, Alfven et al. / Ake Jelving & His Orchestra
1 CD / Guild / 2015-06-02Works: Kurt Larsson: Premiär (Première), for pops orchestra; Kai Mortensen: The Teasing Violin; Axel Frederiksen: Copenhagen March, for pops orchestra; Jacob Gade: Jalousie (Jealousy), tango for...
Conductors: Jelving, Ake; Bela Sanders & Sein Orchestra; Petersen, Teddy; Fiedler, Arthur; Wahlgren, Hans; Westerberg, Stig; Lumbye, Tippe; Fjelstad, Oivin; Magnussen, Elo; Mantovani; Friisholm, Lavard
Ensemble: ; Ake Jelving Orchestra; Lavard Friisholm Orchestra
Connections: Britten: Lackrymae; Shostakovich: Viola sonata, Op. 147; Al-Zand: Hollows and Dells for viola & piano / Ivo-Jan van der Werff, viola; Simon Marlow, piano
1 CD / Guild / 2015-05-05
This unique album couples two of the greatest works for viola and piano by two of the 20th-century's greatest composers, Dmitri Shostakovich and Benjamin Britten,...continue...
1 CD / Guild / 2015-05-05Works: Franz Steininger: Wedding of Mr Mickey Mouse, for pops orchestra; Heini Kronberger: Buddha's Festival of Love, for orchestra; Pasquale Mario Costa: A Frangesa (The French Girl), for pops orchestra; C...
Performers: Boulanger, Georges
Conductors: Bela, Dajos; Bertini, Gary; Lorand, Edith; ; Kunneke, Eduard; Weber, Marek; Boulanger, Georges; Kaufman, Ferdy; Finck, Herman
Ensemble: ; Gershom Parkington Quintet; International Novelty Quartet
Danza, Danza - Music by Laurie Altman and Anders Miolin / Anders Miolin, 13 string guitar; Laurie Altman, piano
1 CD / Guild / 2015-05-05
Danza, Danza is very much a CD dedicated to the principle of the idiomatic sharing of classical and jazz forms as well as in what...continue...
1 CD / Guild / 2015-05-05Works: Johannes Brahms: Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102 "Double"; Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77
Performers: Busch, Adolf [Composer/Violin]; Busch, Hermann
Conductors: Kletzki, Paul; Munch, Hans
Ensemble: Basel State Orchestra; French National Radio Orchestra
That Adolf Busch was one of the greatest violinists of the 20th-century is unarguable, but his recorded legacy as a solo artist is not as...continue...