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 / 2015-07-10Works: 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...
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 / 2007-10-23Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58; Camille Saint-Saëns: Concerto for Piano no 2 in G minor, Op. 22; Heitor Villa-Lobos: Moreninha (A boneca de massa), for piano (A...
Performers: Rubinstein, Artur [Piano]
Conductors: Dorati, Antal; Schwarz, Rudolf
Ensemble: ; London Philharmonic Orchestra
"This album shows two distinct sides of Rubinstein. In his performance of Beethoven's Fourth and Saint-Saëns' Second piano concertos, Rubinstein demonstrates his penetrating understanding of...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...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2002-04-23Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 30; Sergey Prokofiev: Concerto for Piano no 2 in G minor, Op. 16
Performers: Cherkassky, Shura [Piano]
Conductors: Schwarz, Rudolf; Nagano, Kent
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra
"These recordings of concerts with Russian pianist Shura Cherkassky are a real treat for lovers of temperament and spontaneity. A native of Odessa, the legendary...continue...