Elgar & Delius: Cello Concertos; Songs of Farewell; Sea Pictures. / Jacquelin du Pre, cello; Janet Baker [Limited Ed.]
2 Super Audio CD / Warner Classics / 2012-05-08Works: Edward Elgar: Concerto for Cello; Sea Pictures, Op. 37; Frederick Delius: Songs of Farewell, for double chorus & orchestra, RT ii/9; A Song Before Sunrise; Concerto for Cello, RT vii/7
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; du Pre, Jacqueline [Cello]
Conductors: Barbirolli, John; Sargent, Malcolm
Ensemble: ; London Symphony Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Jacqueline du PrT's unsurpassed recording of the [Elgar] Concerto hardly needs any further recommendation from us, spontaneous in its freely rhapsodic style but with...continue...
1 CD / Chandos Records / 1993-10-01Works: Frederick Delius: Sea Drift, for baritone, chorus & orchestra, RT ii/3; Songs of Farewell, for double chorus & orchestra, RT ii/9; Songs of Sunset
Performers: Burgess, Sally; Terfel, Bryn [Baritone/Bass]; Waynflete Singers
Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Southern Voices
"This disc was an award-winner when it first appeared in 1993, and rightly so. These are among Delius's finest and most consistent works, and Hickox...continue...