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Peter Hurford (organ), Alan Stringer (trumpet), Gwynne Howell (bass), John Wilbraham (trumpet), Philip Jones (trumpet), Leslie Pearson (organ)
The Michael Laird Brass Ensemble, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, London Festival Orchestra, Sir Neville Marriner,...
Pascal Rogé (harpsichord)
Orchestre National de France, Charles Dutoit
I chose this disc from our Presto Print-On-Demand range primarily for the sparkling account of the 1947 Sinfonietta, which isn't desperately well represented on disc - but Charles Dutoit's take... — More…
Peter Pears (tenor), Dennis Brain (horn), Edith Sitwell (narrator)
Boyd Neel String Orchestra, English Opera Group Ensemble, Benjamin Britten, Anthony Collins
This disc includes one of the great highlights of the whole Britten discography, that first magical recording of the Serenade, with Pears in fresh, youthful voice and Dennis Brain's marvellous... — More…
London Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Benjamin Britten, Richard Bonynge
A selection of recordings by Peter Maxwell Davies from the 1960s and 1970s, all appearing on CD for the first time.
performances by The Fires of London, Vanessa Redgrave, The London Sinfonietta, Peter Maxwell Davies, David Atherton & Sir Charles Groves
The 1979 performance [of Seven in Nomine] under David Atherton is excellent. All in all, this is an ideal introduction to Maxwell Davies's music, and represents superb value for money. — More…