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 / 2015-07-10Conductors: ; Schwarz, Rudolf; Bliss, Arthur
Ensemble: BBC Chorus; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Goldsmiths Choral Union; 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...
Mátyás Seiber (1905-1960): The Joyce Settings / Peter Pears, narrator; Alexander Young, tenor; LSO London Phil.; Dorian Singers et al.
1 CD / Lyrita / 2015-06-09Conductors: Atherton, David; Seiber, Mátyás
Ensemble: BBC Chorus; Dorian Singers; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Melos Ensemble
Matyas Seiber's body of work is distinguished by a natural versatility, and by the wide range and eclecticism of his musical interests. It incorporates the...continue...
1 CD / SOMM / 2011-10-11Works: Frederick Delius: A Mass of Life; Arabesque; Songs of Sunset
Performers: Henderson, Roy; Labette, Dora
Conductors: Beecham, Thomas, Sir
Ensemble: BBC Chorus; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Select Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
2 CD / Testament / 2008-10-14Works: Richard Wagner: The Flying Dutchman
Performers: Adam, Theo; Burmeister, Annelies; King, James [Vocals]; MacDonald, Kenneth; Silja, Anja; Talvela, Martti
Conductors: Klemperer, Otto
Ensemble: BBC Chorus
The great conductor Otto Klemperer was known for his 'deliberate' tempos. The Observer's review of the live performance heard here said, "From the opening bars...continue...
1 CD / Pearl / 2003-11-11Works: Stephen Adams: The Holy City; Arthur Sullivan: The Lost Chord; César Franck: Panis angelicus; Traditional: My Lord, what a morning; Swing low, sweet chariot; Amazing Grace; Oh, what a beautifu...
Performers: Allin, Norman; Anderson, Marian; Bettendorf, Emmy; Brown, Lawrence [Classical]; Butt, Clara, Dame; Crooks, Richard [Tenor]; Francis, James; Gigli, Beniamino; Harris, Phil; Jackson, Mahalia; Lough, Er...
Conductors: Barbirolli, John, Sir; ; Thalben-Ball, George, Sir; Greenwood, Clifford; Wilbur, Jay; Robinson, Stanford
Ensemble: ; BBC Chorus; Berlin Philharmonic Chorus; Chorus; Orchestra; Temple Church Choir; Vienna Boys' Choir
5 CD / Chandos Records / 2001-09-25Works: Edmund Rubbra: Symphony no 1, Op 44; Symphony no 2, Op 45; Symphony no 3, Op 49; Symphony no 4, Op 53; Symphony no 5 in in B flat, Op 63; Symphony no 6, Op 80; Symphony no 7 in C, Op 88; Symphony no ...
Performers: Dawson, Lynne [Soprano Vocals]; Roberts, Stephen
Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: BBC Chorus; BBC National Orchestra of Wales