Lyrita - up to 25% off
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English Chamber Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Norman Del Mar, Barry Wordsworth, Simon Joly
Norman Del Mar's effervescent pairing of Romeoand Juliet (1924-25) and Pomona (1926) ranked high on many an enthusiast's Lyrita wish-list and the first thing to say is that the 30-year-old Kingsway... — More…
Lorraine McAslan (violin), Alexander Baillie (cello), Kenneth Sillito (violin), Emanuel Hurwitz (cello), Cecil Aronowitz (viola), Rodney Friend (violin), Raphael Wallfisch (cello), John Georgiadis (violin), Rohan de Saram (cello), Yfrah Neaman (violin), Manoug Parikian (violin), Erich Gruenberg (violin),...
this is an historic collection for all sorts of reasons. These recordings will be listened to for many years to come. The heyday of Lyrita was an extraordinarily rich period for British music... — More…
Philharmonia Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Nicholas Braithwaite, Andrew Davis, Myer Fredman, Vernon Handley, Imogen Holst, Sir Adrian Boult
William Bennett (flute), Peter Graeme (oboe), Cecil Aronowitz (viola), Emmanuel Hurwitz (violin) & Kenneth Sillito (violin)
English Chamber Orchestra, Imogen Holst
This generous programme (75 minutes) contains many interesting rarities...All the performances are sympathetically authentic and the recording is well to Lyrita's usual high standard. — More…
Anthony Camden (oboe), Howard Snell (trumpet)
London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Sir Charles Groves, David Atherton
It is good to have this attractive programme of works restored to the catalogue, all by a woman composer who (rarely among twentieth-century female musicians) glowingly shows that she believes... — More…
English Chamber Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Norman Del Mar, Nicholas Braithwaite
Mary Thomas (soprano), Barbara Elsy (soprano), Maureen Lehane (contralto), Nigel Rogers (tenor), Christopher Keyte (baritone) & Michael Rippon (bass), Felicity Harrison (soprano) & Donald Hunt (organ)
Members of the English Chamber Orchestra & Ambrosian Singers, BBC Northern Singers...
There is a tremendous intensity about this 1965 performance, conducted by Norman Del Mar…[the disc also includes] a splendidly atmospheric recording of his mighty – and, for my money, grossly... — More…
London Symphony Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, 1975 National Youth Orchestra of Wales, New Philharmonia Orchestra, David Atherton, Arthur Davison
As this collection readily bears out, William Mathias was a composer of genuine talent, versatile as well as inventive...Performances throughout are of the highest calibre. — More…
Barry Tuckwell (horn), Alan Civil & Ian Harper (horns)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Norman Del Mar, Andrew Davis
…a fascinating anthology comprising four vintage Argo / Decca offerings made between 1970 and 1974. Adventurous collectors will require no further prompting… — More…