Delius: Sea Drift; Songs of Farewell; Songs of Sunset / Sally Burgess, Bryn Terfel, Waynflete Singers, Bournemouth SO & Chorus. Richard Hickox
1 CD / Chandos Records / 2015-08-28Conductors: Hickox, Richard; Caldbeck, Graham; Hill, David
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra Chorus; Southern Voices; Waynflete Singers
Both Sea Drift (1903-04) and Songs of Sunset (1906-07) belong to the fertile first decade of the 20th c. when Frederick Delius assumed complete maturity,...continue...
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; Concerto in F; An American in Paris. / Andre Previn, piano & conductor, London SO (rec. 1971)
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-08-28Works: George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; An American in Paris; Concerto for Piano in F major
Performers: de Peyer, Gervase [Clarinet]; Previn, Andre [Conductor/Piano]
Conductors: Previn, Andre
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Recording information: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (06/04/1971/06/06/1971)....continue...
Prokofiev: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Violin Sonata No. 2 / David Oistrakh, violin; London SO; Philharmonia Orch., Vladimir Yampolsky, piano (rec. 1954-'58)
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-08-28Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Concerto for Violin no 1 in D major, Op. 19; Concerto for Violin no 2 in G minor, Op. 63; Sonata for Violin and Piano no 2 in D major, Op. 94bis
Conductors: von Matacici, Lovro; Galliera, Alceo
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra
Michael Tippett (1905-1998): A Child of our Time / Cynthia Haymon, Cynthia Clarey, Damon Evans, Willard White. London SO & Chorus, Richard Hickox
1 CD / Chandos Records / 2015-08-28Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: London Symphony Chorus; London Symphony Orchestra
The late Sir Michael Tippett's oratorio A Child Of Our Time both re-affirmed and transformed the genre. The most striking and brilliant transformation is the...continue...
Elgar: The Kingdom; Sospiri; Sursum Corda / Margaret Marshall, Felicity Palmer, Arthur Davies, David Wilson-Johnson. Richard Hickox, London SO & Chorus
2 CD / Chandos Records / 2015-08-28Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Following the success of The Dream of Gerontius in 1900 and The Apostles in 1903, the Birmingham Triennial Music Festival commissioned Elgar to produce another...continue...
1 CD / Sony / RCA / 2015-08-14Conductors: Tilson Thomas, Michael
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Rachmaninov: Prelude in C sharp minor; Piano Concerto No. 2; Symphony No. 3 / Cyril Smith, piano; Malcolm Sargent
1 CD / Guild / 2015-08-11Conductors: Sargent, Malcolm
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra
Earlier releases on the Guild Historic label featuring Sir Malcolm Sargent have earned much critical praise, and we present a new compilation of Sargent conducting...continue...
A Lydia Mordkovitch Tribute - Max Bruch: Violin Concertos Nos. 2 and 3 / Lydia Mordkovitch, violin; London SO, Hickox
1 CD / Chandos Records / 2015-07-31Works: Max Bruch: Concerto for Violin no 2 in D minor, Op. 44; Concerto for Violin no 3 in D minor, Op. 58
Performers: Mordkovitch], Lydia
Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: ; London Symphony Orchestra
This re-issue features Bruch's Violin Concertos Nos 2 and 3 performed by Lydia Mordkovitch with Richard Hickox and the London Symphony Orchestra. Both were recorded...continue...
Recording information: Blackheath Concert Halls, London (10/04/1998-10/07/1998)....continue...
5 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2015-07-24Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra
Released as part of the recent Abbado box set series, Mendelssohn's Symphonies and Overtures are complemented by the celebrated recording of the Violin Concerto with...continue...
Spohr: Octet in E major; Clarinet Concerto No. 1; Nonet in F major / Gervase de Peyer, clarinet; Vienna Octet; Fine Arts Quartet (stereo, 1958-61)
1 CD / Musical Concepts / 2015-07-10Conductors: Davis, Colin;
Ensemble: Fine Arts Quartet; London Symphony Orchestra; New York Wind Quintet; Vienna Octet
For the first time on a single budget CD, some of the finest compositions for wind instruments by the German composer and violinist Louis Spohr....continue...
10 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2015-07-10Conductors: Abbado, Claudio; Collins, Anthony
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra; New Symphony Orchestra of London; Vienna Philharmonic
On his 21st birthday, Friedrich Gulda was the subject of a newspaper homage headed Our Gulda comes of age! , and his teacher Bruno Seidlhofer...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...