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Historical Recordings - up to 30% off

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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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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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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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Dame Janet Baker (The Angel), John Shirley Quirk (The Priest & The Angel of the agony) & Peter Pears (Gerontius)

London Philharmonic Orchestra & Choir, Sir Adrian Boult

Boult’s handling of the Prelude, and his masterly accompaniment – especially to Janet Baker’s radiant final benediction – is so beautiful, so magisterial in its intensity, that it feels as though... More…

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2 DVD Videos

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Jon Vickers, Constance Shacklock & Marian Nowakowski

RAI Orchestra, The Halle Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli

Vickers doesn't disappoint, singing with an intensity and a care for the sound and sense of every word that are well nigh ideal. As the Angel, Constance Shacklock, gravely beautiful if occasionally... More…

2 CDs

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Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano

Pappano is nothing if not dynamic and wholehearted in his approach to this wonderful piece…the swagger of the Italians can be irresistible and the euphoric close of the symphony elicits a suitably... More…

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Royal Albert Hall Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Elgar

The sound is hardly state-of-the-art, but it's clear, powerful and focused, with background hiss virtually eliminated… No one has conducted Elgar better than Elgar himself. The daringly fast... More…

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Jascha Heifetz (violin), with Arpád Sándor (piano), with Emanuel Bay (piano), with Benno Moiseiwitsch (piano), with Artur Rubinstein (piano)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham, John Barbirolli, Sir Malcolm Sargent

6 CDs

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