Sir Arthur Bliss: The Beatitudes (1961); Madam Noy A Witchery Song (1918); The Enchantress / Pamela Bowden, Jennifer Vyvyan, Heather Harper, Gerald English
1 CD / Lyrita / 2015-04-01Works: Arthur Bliss: Madam Noy, a "witchery song" for soprano & 6 instruments, Op. 10, F. 160; Rout, for soprano & chamber ensemble, Op. 13, F. 162a; The Enchantress, scena for alto & orchestra, Op. 71, F. ...
Performers: English, Gerald; Harper, Heather; Vyvyan, Jennifer
Conductors: Bliss, Sir A. [Composer]; Schwarz, Rudolf
Ensemble: ; Royal Choral Society; Wigmore Ensemble
Following demobilization from the army in 1919, Bliss wrote four exploratory essays in sonority and textures, including Madam Noy and Rout. They accorded him a...continue...
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 / 2015-03-01Works: Arthur Benjamin: Concerto for Violin; E.J. Moeran: Concerto for Violin & orchestra; Arnold Bax: Concerto for Violin; William Walton: Concerto for Cello
Performers: Campoli, Alfredo; Collier, Derek; Gertler, Andre; Piatigorsky, Gregor [Cello]
Conductors: Robinson, Stanford; Schwarz, Rudolf; Sargent, 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...
Recording information: BBC Broadcast (09/30/1961); BBC Broadcast (10/23/1959)....continue...
2 CD / Danacord / 2009-04-14Works: Hermann D. Koppel: Requiem, Op. 78; Concertino for Strings no 1, Op. 32; Concertino for Strings no 2, Op. 66; Concerto for Oboe, Op. 82; Chamber Concerto for Violin and Strings, Op. 83
Performers: Hammergaard, Jorgen; Vítek, Milan
Conductors: ; Krenz, Jan; Gardelli, Lamberto; Schwarz, Rudolf; Segerstam, Leif; Fandsen, John
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Danish National Radio Choir; Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra
This is the sixth volume in the series Danacord is devoting to the music and performances of Herman Koppel. These recordings date from 1968, 1958...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2004-09-21Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23; Robert Schumann: Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54; Spoken Word: Artur Rubinstein in Conversation with Michael Oliver
Performers: Rubinstein, Artur [Piano]
Conductors: Giulini, Carlo Maria; Schwarz, Rudolf
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra
Artur Rubinstein, one of the most celebrated pianists of the 20th Century, has been featured in Chopin and Beethoven concertos on BBC Legends over the...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2003-02-01Works: Alessandro Scarlatti: Il Pirro e Demetrio, opera ("La forza della fedeltà"); George Frederick Handel: Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63; Franz Schubert: Mein! ("Bächlein, lass dein Rauschen sein")...
Performers: de los Angeles, Victoria; Moore, Gerald [Piano]
Conductors: Schwarz, Rudolf
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
De los Angeles makes her debut on BBC Legends with a recital from the 1957 Edinburgh Festival. The French chansons, German Lieder and Spanish Folk...continue...
1 CD / Brana Records / 2002-05-04Works: Edvard Grieg: Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16; Gabriel Fauré: Fantaisie for piano & orchestra in G major, Op.111; Franz Liszt: Rhapsodie espagnole for Piano, S 254
Performers: Blumental, Felicja
Conductors: Swarowsky, Hans; Schwarz, Rudolf; Froschauer, Helmuth
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra; Prague Symphony Orchestra; Vienna Pro Musica Orchestra
Brana Records' focus is the life and work of the Polish/Brazilian pianist Felicja Blumental who overcame prejudice to scale the heights of her chosen profession....continue...