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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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Recorded live in the Royal Festival Hall 6th February 1961

Carlo Maria Giulini

This is a concert, not a theatre performance, and it is highly enjoyable. The BBC recording, in mono of course, is excellently balanced…Master and man are well matched Corena…is a fully rounded... More…

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The State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia 'Evgeny Svetlanov', Vladimir Jurowski

Jurowski’s characteristically no-nonsense and sometimes rather brisk approach informs this account by the Moscow-based State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia…Throughout, the playing is crisp... More…

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Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester, Hans Rosbaud

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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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Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano

These are thoroughly Romantic interpretations of Schumann’s Second and Fourth Symphonies – and certainly none for the worse for that. The Santa Cecillia orchestra offers fine playing throughout. More…

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The RPO revels in the swift changes of instrumentation and the brief, quiet solos are brought off tenderly. More…

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Erich Kunz (Figaro), Irmgard Seefried (Susanna), Paul Schöffler (Count), Lisa Della Casa (Countess), Sena Jurinac (Cherubino), Oskar Czerwenka (Bartolo), Rosette Anday (Marcellina), Murray Dickie (Basilio), Anny Felbermayer (Barbarina), Walter Berry (Antonio)

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,...

The singers here are vocally pre-eminent and the performance is alert, theatrically motivated and (at times) moving…Despite Böhm’s efforts there is sometimes a struggle between the old portentous... More…

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Stefania Woytowicz (soprano) & Anny Delorie (contralto)

Kölner Rundfunkchor & Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester, William Steinberg

An interesting and useful document of Steinberg's work 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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