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BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult

the sense of joyous homecoming in the closing pages is truly overwhelming in its cumulative impact and rightly accorded a thunderous ovation. There's much that is cherishable, too, in the performance... More…

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Great recordings from the archive

David Oistrakh, Sviatoslav Richter, Artur Rubinstein, Claudio Arrau, Myra Hess, Andrés Segovia, Kirsten Flagstad, Géza Anda, Borodin Quartet, Victoria de los Angeles, Yehudi Menuhin, Pierre Fournier, Walter Gieseking

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Isobel Baillie (soprano), Mary Jarred (contralto), Parry Jones (tenor), Harold Williams (bass)

BBC Symphony Orchestra & Choral Society, Arturo Toscanini

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George Thalben-Ball (organ)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult

These performances would surpass all superlatives under any circumstance, but what makes them especially incredible is that, despite Boult being in his nineties, they sound like the interpretations... More…

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Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Boult

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BBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini

This WHRA set is a splendid one. The sound quality is good while the documentation is fully up to the label’s usually high standards. As for the music-making, well the quality of that is quite... More…

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David Oistrakh (violin), Ida Haendel (violin), Gioconda De Vito (violin), Alfredo Campoli (violin), André Navarra (cello), Zara Nelsova )cello), Monique de la Bruchollerie (piano), Dennis Brain (horn)

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Rome Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony...

Hearing these distinguished performances on the wing makes for an invigorating listen. There are no surprises in Oistrakh’s consummate mastery in the Tchaikovsky, but the tight orchestral playing,... More…

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BBC Symphony Orchestra, with BBC Chorus, Sir Adrian Boult

what treasure-trove it comprises...Not only do the BBC SO play with heartfelt commitment...but the 88-year-old Boult directs with unerring grip and thrusting vigour...So where's the rub? Well,... More…

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BBC Symphony Orchestra, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky

Rozhdestvensky shows a master’s touch – not a whiff of vulgarity – and the orchestra plays with finesse and brilliance. Janácek’s Taras Bulba, recorded at a 1981 Prom, is another sizzler. More…

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