British Violin & Cello Concertos - Works by Benjamin, Moeran, Bax & Walton / Collier, Compoli & Gertler, violins; Piatiagorsky, cello; BBC Northern Orch.; BBC SO et al.
2 CD / Lyrita / 2015-06-09Conductors: Robinson, Stanford; Schwartz, Rudolf; Sargent, Sir Malcolm
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; British Northern Orchestra
This two-disc set presents recordings of four British works from the Itter Broadcast Collection, the pristine recording archive of Lyrita founder Richard Itter, featuring fine...continue...
Martinu: Rhapsody-Concerto; Three Madrigals; Duo no 2; Sonata for viola & piano / Maxim Rysanov, viola; Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin
1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2015-05-12Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Rhapsodie for Viola and Orchestra; Madrigals (3) for Violin and Viola; Duo for Violin and Viola no 2, H 331; Sonata for viola & piano, H. 355
Performers: Apekisheva, Katya; Rysanov, Maxim; Sitkovetsky, Alexander
Conductors: Belohlávek, Jirí
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Leading violist Maxim Rysanov and fellow musicians play Bohuslav Martinu's four later works for viola, all composed during his USA residence (1940-56) and all of...continue...
Tristan Murail (b.1947): Le Partage des eaux; Contes cruels; Sillages / Netherlands Radio PO; BBC SO, Valade; Wiek Hijmans & Seth Josel, electric guitars
1 CD / Aeon / 2015-04-28Conductors: Valade, Pierre-Andre
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Netherlands Radio Philharmonic
With this second monograph in the catalogue, æon confirms its attachment to one of the principal representatives of spectral music in France and abroad. Tristan...continue...
Walton: Symphony No. 2; Cello Concerto; Improvisation on an Impromptu of Benjamin Britten / Paul Watkins, cello; BBC SO; Edward Gardner
1 Super Audio CD / Chandos Records / 2015-03-31Works: William Walton: Improvisations on an Impromptu of Benjamin Britten, for orchestra; Concerto for Cello; Symphony no 2
Performers: Watkins, Paul [Cello, Conductor]
Conductors: Gardner, Edward
Ensemble: ; BBC Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner conducts the BBC Symphony in late music of Sir William Walton. This release follows the successful recording of Walton's First Symphony and Violin...continue...
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Havergal Brian: The Tigers, opera / Teresa Cahill, Alison Hargan, Marilyn Hill Smith, et al.; BBC SO & Chorus; Lionel Friend
3 CD / Testament / 2015-03-10Conductors: Friend, Lionel
Ensemble: BBC Singers; BBC Symphony Orchestra
Testament presents the first CD release of Havergal Brian's opera The Tigers, taken from a 1983 recording made at its BBC Radio 3 studio première...continue...
Pierre Boulez: The Complete Erato Recordings - Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Messiaen, Berio, Boulez, Carter et al. / Pierre Boulez; BBC SO; Chicago SO; Ensemble Intercontemporain et al.
14 CD / Erato / 2015-03-10Conductors: Boulez, Pierre
Ensemble: BBC Singers; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Choeur de Radio-France ; Ensemble Intercontemporain; Les Percussions de Strasbourg ; London Symphony Orchestra; New Swingle Singers; O...
Exploring 20th century repertoire - both well-loved masterpieces and new discoveries - this 14-CD anthology reflectsthe diverse aesthetic strands of Pierre Boulez's programming over the...continue...