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original 1913 version
London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox
Hickox and the London Symphony Orchestra have come up with a recording that you can cheerfully measure against most others in the catalogue, before you consider its unique extra charms! — More…
Mahler – Stephan – Butterworth – Weill
Ian Bostridge (tenor), Sir Antonio Pappano (piano)
Bostridge and Antonio Pappano are on superb form here, carefully responsive to style and mood, yet striving throughout for unsparing immediacy of expression…Stephan’s taxing vocal lines push... — More…
James Rutherford (baritone)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Kriss Russman
[Russman] brings out the poignant lyricism with exceptional freshness and strength…to the AE Housman settings James Rutherford brings characteristic mellow-toned vigour and expressive delivery…congratulations... — More…
Malcolm Binns (piano), Raphael Wallfisch (cello), Peter Katin (piano), David Pyatt (horn), Herbert Downes (viola)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, National Philharmonic Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra, National Youth Orchestra of...
Anyone interested in British music...will find something of interest. — More…
Roderick Williams (baritone) & Iain Burnside (piano)
Roderick Williams [is] rapidly becoming the voice of this repertoire - and not without reason. — More…
Herbert Downes (viola), Desmond Bradley & Gillian Eastwood (violins), Albert Cayzer (viola) & Norman Jones (cello)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult
…sympathetic accounts… Butterworth's Two English Idylls, The Banks of Freen Willow and the sublime Shropshire Lad rhapsody. Tension levels rise markedly for exceptionally insightful readings... — More…
The English Singers, Steuart Wilson (tenor), Gerald Moore (piano), Frederick Ranalow (baritone), Conchita Supervia (mezzo-soprano), Ivor Newton (piano), Mary Lewis (Mary), William Anderson (The Constable), Frederick Collier (John the Butcher), Trefor Jones (Ballad-Seller), Leon Goossens (oboe), Clarence...
This Vaughan Williams Society disc, based on 78rpm records collected by David Mitchell, opens a window on a lost England of folk songs and arrangements...and a style instantly pinnable to its... — More…
John Shirley-Quirk (bass-baritone), Martin Isepp (harpsichord and piano), Ambrose Gauntlett (viola da gamba), Nona Liddell, Ivor McMahon (violins) & Eric Parkin (piano)
Heritage Records has gathered together a collection of English songs from three Saga LPs, sensitively remastered, which show this wonderful singer on top form...Shirley-Quirk gives us a lovely... — More…
Dmitri Shostakovich Jr. (piano), James Thompson (trumpet), Stephen Hough (piano), Lynne Dawson (soprano), Ian Partridge (tenor), Michael George (bass), Lydia Mordkovitch (violin), Christopher Plummer (narrator), Celia Nicklin (oboe), Ian Watson (organ), Nigel Kennedy (violin), Peter Pettinger (piano),...