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Sir Simon Rattle: The CBSO Years / City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Sir Simon Rattle [52 CDs]
Sir Simon Rattle: The CBSO Years / City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Sir Simon Rattle [52 CDs]

52 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-10-09

Works: Leos Janácek: Mass (Msa glagolskaja) for soloists, double chorus, orchestra & organ ("Glagolitic Mass"), JW 3/9; Benjamin Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66; An American Overture; Ballad of Heroes, ...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Andsnes, Leif Ove [Piano/Conductor]; Auger, Arleen [Soprano]; Ballard, Jeremy; Bickett, Harry [Fortepiano]; Blatchly, Mark; Bryn-Julson, Phyllis [Soprano Vocal]; Cole, Peter; Connell, ...
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: ; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Between 1980 and 1998 Simon Rattle conducted no less than 934 concerts with the CBSO. Together they performed works by many 20th-century composers, as well...continue...
Recording information: Arts Centre, University of Warwick (01/09/1981/01/10/1981); Birmingham Town Hall (01/09/1981/01/10/1981); Cheltenham Town Hall (01/09/1981/01/10/1981); Symphony Hall, Birmingham...continue...
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Sibelius: Complete Symphonies / City of Birmingham SO; Rattle
Sibelius: Complete Symphonies / City of Birmingham SO; Rattle

4 CD / Warner Classics / 2015-01-13

Works: Jean Sibelius: Symphony no 1 in E minor, Op. 39; Oceanides, Op. 73; Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 43; Symphony no 3 in C major, Op. 52; Symphony no 4 in A minor, Op. 63; Symphony no 6 in D minor, Op....
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: ; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

The legendary partnership between Simon Rattle and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra bears fruit in this definitive collection of the complete symphonies of Jean...continue...
Recording information: Butterworth Hall, Warwick Arts Center, University of Wa (1984-12-07&1984-12-08&1984-)....continue...
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Richard Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra; Don Juan; Till Eulenspiegel / Andris Nelsons, City of Birmingham SO
Richard Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra; Don Juan; Till Eulenspiegel / Andris Nelsons, City of Birmingham SO

1 CD / Orfeo / 2014-05-27

Works: Richard Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra; Don Juan, Op. 20; Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28
Conductors: Nelsons, Andris
Ensemble: ; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

BBC Music Magazine, June 2014
[Nelsons] knows he can ask anything of his players...Nelsons attacks when necessary with full-throttle precipitation...the shadowlands are even more sustained, ...continue...
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Mahler: Symphony No. 8
Mahler: Symphony No. 8 "Symphony of a Thousand" / Simon Rattle

1 CD / Warner Classics & Jazz Import / 2012-09-11

Works: Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 8 in E flat major
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Recording information: Symphony Hall, Birmingham (06/2004)....continue...
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Vaughan Williams - The Collector's Edition / Willcocks, Boult, Bean, Barbirolli, et al
Vaughan Williams - The Collector's Edition / Willcocks, Boult, Bean, Barbirolli, et al

30 CD / Warner Classics / 2008-07-08

Works: 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; Sargent, Malcolm; Barbirolli, John; Hickox, Richard; O'Brien, Brendan; Davies, Meredith; Willcocks, David; Rose, B...
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...
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Sibelius: Symphonies no 1-7, etc / Simon Rattle
Sibelius: Symphonies no 1-7, etc / Simon Rattle

5 CD / Warner Classics & Jazz Import / 2007-10-02

Works: Jean Sibelius: Symphony no 1 in E minor, Op. 39; Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47; Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 43; Symphony no 3 in C major, Op. 52; Symphony no 4 in A minor, Op. 63; Symphony...
Performers: Kennedy, Nigel [Violin]
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra
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Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos no 1-4 / Nikolai Lugansky
Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos no 1-4 / Nikolai Lugansky

3 CD / Warner Classics / 2007-03-20

Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Concerto for Piano no 1 in F sharp minor, Op. 1; Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 30; Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18; Concerto for Piano no 4 in G minor, Op. 40...
Performers: Lugansky, Nikolai [Piano]
Conductors: Oramo, Sakari
Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
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Best Piano 100
Best Piano 100

6 CD / Warner Classics / 2005-02-15

Works: Frédéric Chopin: Nocturne for piano in C sharp minor (doubtful), KK Anh.Ia/6; Etude for piano no 3 in E major, Op. 10/3, CT. 16; Waltz for piano no 6 in D flat major ("Minute"), Op. 64/...
Performers: Adni, Daniel [Piano]; Alexeev, Dmitri; Argerich, Martha [Piano]; Béroff, Michel [Piano]; Barto, Tzimon [Piano]; Brunhoff, Thierry de; Bunin, Stanislav; Ciccolini, Aldo [Piano]; Collard, Jean-P...
Conductors: Zinman, David; Marshall, Wayne; Bernstein, Leonard; Thompson, Bryden; Maksymiuk, Jerzy; Szell, George; Matacic, Lovro von; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Muti, Riccardo; Dutoit, Charles;
Ensemble: ; Aalborg Symphony Orchestra; Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Cleveland Orchestra; English Chamber Orchestra; Hallé Orchestra; Members of the Borodin ...

This superb collection features the top piano music of all time. 'Best Piano 100' caters to every mood and includes music from Grieg to Gershwin,...continue...
No musical instrument is quite as versatile as the piano, and this set presents 100 examples of its impressive range in classical music. Beethoven's Fur Elise, Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, Satie's Gym...continue...
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Elgar, Barber: Cello Concertos / Gastinel, Brown, Birmingham
Elgar, Barber: Cello Concertos / Gastinel, Brown, Birmingham

1 CD / Naïve / 2004-02-01

Works: Edward Elgar: Concerto for Cello; Samuel Barber: Concerto for Cello, Op. 22
Performers: Gastinel, Anne
Conductors: Brown, Justin
Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Both of these concertos carry an air of romanticism and nostalgia. This was Elgar's last orchestral masterpiece, written shortly after World War I destroyed the...continue...
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Classical Heartbreakers
Classical Heartbreakers

2 CD / Warner Classics / 2004-01-13

Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23; Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act; Sergey Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini; Co...
Performers: Abel, David [Violin]; Alexeev, Dmitri; Barbirolli, John, Sir [Conductor]; Barrueco, Manuel [Guitar]; Bergonzi, Carlo [Tenor Vocals]; Boult, Adrian [Conductor]; Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; C...
Conductors: Previn, Andre; Muti, Riccardo; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Mackerras, Charles; Tennstedt, Klaus; Sutherland, Iain; Barbirolli, John; Serafin, Tullio; Susskind, Walter; Prêtre, Georges; Ormandy, Eugene; ...
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Bath Festival Orchestra; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; English Chamber Orchestra; King's College Choir, Cambridge; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London ...

Personnel: Montserrat Caballé , Maria Callas , Lucia Popp , Elisabeth Schwarzkopf , Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano); Anne Sofie von Otter, Jeannine Collard (mezzo soprano); Carlo Bergonzi (tenor); Ste...continue...
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Romantic Piano Concerto Vol 27 - Saint-Saëns / Oramo, Hough
Romantic Piano Concerto Vol 27 - Saint-Saëns / Oramo, Hough

2 CD / Hyperion / 2001-10-01

Works: Camille Saint-Saëns: Concerto for Piano no 1 in D major, Op. 17; Concerto for Piano no 2 in G minor, Op. 22; Concerto for Piano no 3 in E flat major, Op. 29; Wedding Cake for Piano and String Or...
Performers: Hough, Stephen [Piano]
Conductors: Oramo, Sakari
Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

"...Few non-French pianists have managed to make the whole range of Saint-Saens's works their own. Where Hough succeeds is in both the depth of expression...continue...

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The Romantic Piano Concerto Vol 11 - Scharwenka / Hough
The Romantic Piano Concerto Vol 11 - Scharwenka / Hough

1 CD / Hyperion / 1995-09-01

Works: Franz Xaver Scharwenka: Concerto for piano & orchestra no 4 in F minor, Op. 82; Emil von Sauer: Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor
Performers: Hough, Stephen [Piano]
Conductors: Foster, Lawrence
Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

"Hough plays throughout with exhilarating momentum and dazzling technical address. I doubt whether any CD has so many double octave passages as this, but he...continue...
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