2 CD / Gall Import / 2010-02-23Works: Bedrich Smetana: Dalibor, B 133/T 96
Performers: Cantelo, April; Farrall, Gordon; Garrard, Don; Griffiths, Gwyn; Jones, Robert; Lumb, Harold; Tinsley, Pauline; Ward, Joseph
Conductors: Tausky, Vilem
30 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-07-08Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: Symphony no 1 "A sea symphony"; A London Symphony (Symphony no 2) (Original 1913 version); Symphony no 8 in D minor; Symphony no 3 for soprano or tenor & orchestra ("Pastoral"...
Performers: Adler, Larry; Allen, Thomas; Angas, Richard; Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]; Aronowitz, Cecil; Asch, David van; Bainbridge, Elisabeth; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Balmain, Ian; Barlo...
Conductors: Handley, Vernon; Boult, Adrian; Silvestri, Constantin; Banks, Eric; Groves, Charles, Sir; Sargent, Malcolm, Sir; Barbirolli, John; Hickox, Richard; O'Brien, Brendan; Davies, Meredith; Willcocks, Davi...
Ensemble: ; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; King's College Choir, Cambridge; London Madrigal Singers; London Music Group; London Philharmonic Orch...
This 30-CD budget boxed set contains all of the hits, as well as other gems such as 'A Sea Symphony', 'Fantasia on Christmas Carols', 'On...continue...
2 CD / Gala / 2008-05-01Works: Bedrich Smetana: Dalibor, B 133/T 96
Performers: Cantelo, April; Garrard, Don; Griffiths, Gwyn; Tinsley, Pauline; Ward, Joseph
Conductors: Tausky, Vilem;
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Chorus; BBC Symphony Orchestra
8 CD / Decca / 2004-10-12Works: Benjamin Britten: Albert Herring, Op. 39; Owen Wingrave, opera, Op. 85; Billy Budd, Op. 50; Peter Grimes
Performers: Amit, Sheila; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bowman, David; Brannigan, Owen; Bryn-Jones, Delme; Bush, Henry; Cantelo, April; Coleby, Geoffrey; Dempsey, Gregory; Douglas, Nigel; Drake, Brya...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus; English Chamber Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
These recordings of four of Britten's operas conducted by the composer are all classics. Owen Wingrave remains unique as an audio recording and this reissue...continue...
3 CD / Decca Import / 2004-09-14Works: Vincenzo Bellini: Beatrice di Tenda, opera; Norma, opera; I Puritani, opera; La sonnambula, opera
Performers: Capecchi, Renato; Corena, Fernando; Cross, Richard; Duval, Pierre; Elkins, Margreta; Flagello, Ezio [Bass Vocals]; Monti, Nicola; Opthof, Cornelis; Pavarotti, Luciano; Sutherland, Joan, Dame; Veasey,...
Conductors: Bonynge, Richard
Ensemble: Ambrosian Chorus; Florence Maggio Musicale Chorus; Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra; London Symphony Chorus
2 CD / Testament / 2004-01-01Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72
Performers: Dobson, John; Frick, Gottlob; Godfrey, Victor; Hotter, Hans; Howarth, Elgar; Jurinac, Sena; Morison, Elsie; Robinson, Forbes; Vickers, Jon; Ward, Joseph
Conductors: Klemperer, Otto
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
"No opera was closer to Klemperer's heart than 'Fidelio', and his famous 1962 EMI recording has remained the benchmark by which all others are judged....continue...
4 CD / Decca / 2001-09-11Works: Giacomo Meyerbeer: Die Hugenoten
Performers: Arroyo, Martina; Auger, Arleen; Bacquier, Gabriel; Clement, Joseph; Cossa, Dominic; Coster, Janet; Gibbs, John; Grant, Clifford; Lehane, Maureen; Noble, John; Sutherland, Joan, Dame; Te Kanawa, Kiri,...
Conductors: Bonynge, Richard
Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus
2 CD / EMI Classics Import / 2000-10-17Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Pilgrim's Progress
Performers: Angas, Richard; Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]; Bishop, Christopher [Producer]; Boult, Adrian, Sir [Conductor]; Burrowes, Norma; Case, John Carol; Dickerson, Bernard; Eathorne, Wendy; Elwes, John;...
Conductors: Boult, Adrian