Skip to main content

Somm - up to 20% off

Including downloads

In celebration of their 25th anniversary this year, we're offering up to 20% off all recordings on the Somm label including downloads until 4th May 2020 (please note that the download prices shown are already discounted).

Browse: Somm - up to 20% off, BBC Symphony Orchestra (orchestra)

Showing 1 - 10 of 12 results
Results per page:
View:

CD

($13.00) $10.00

This item is currently out of stock at the UK distributor. You may order it now but please be aware that it may be six weeks or more before it can be despatched.

No digital booklet included

BBC Symphony Orchestra & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham

The latest in Somm’s Beecham Collection includes the premiere of William Alwyn’s Third Symphony at the Royal Festival Hall, in October 1956. This is a powerful and impressive work in three movements,... More…

CD

($13.00) $10.00

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

No digital booklet included

By Lani Spahr

Beatrice Harrison (cello), Princess Victoria H.R.H. (piano), Yehudi Menuhin (violin)

New Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic Festival Choir, Sir Edward Elgar, Lawrance Collingwood

So many details in the First Symphony stand out as never before. More…

Awards:

4 CDs

($29.50) $24.25

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

This release includes a digital booklet

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult, Edmund Rubbra

Boult was the dedicatee of Edmund Rubbra’s Second Symphony…Such a deep personal connection shines through every bar of this 1954 studio recording, whose near-incandescent intensity makes the... More…

CD

($13.00) $10.00

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

No digital booklet included

May Grafton (narrator & piano), Alfredo Campoli (violin), Harold Pedlar (piano), Stanley Roper (organ), Baker (piano), Fred Taylor (baritone), Frederic Austin (baritone), Maartje Offers (contralto), Albert Sammons (violin), Gerald Moore (piano), May Grafton (piano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra,...

Copiously detailed presentation and judicious transfers grace a fascinating issue that all experienced Elgarians are sure to appreciate. More…

CD

($13.00) $10.00

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

This release includes a digital booklet

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham

Beecham's 1937 Fourth is one of the definitive versions, but this 1951 studio broadcast offers clearer sound, despite infuriating rasps from the acetate master, and very similar intensity. His... More…

CD

($13.00) $10.00

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

No digital booklet included

Margherita Grandi (soprano), Vera Terry (mezzo), Ernest Frank (bass), Edith Furmedge (soprano), Margaret Field-Hyde (soprano), Gwladys Garside (mezzo soprano), Nancy Evans (contralto), Parry Jones (tenor), George Chitty (tenor), Paul Schöffler (baritone)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal...

CD

($13.00) $10.00

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

No digital booklet included

with Denis Vaughan (organ) & Tom McCall & Douglas Gamley (pianos)

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham

The Somm label has unearthed some more buried Beecham treasure – and it’s pure gold...the recordings do have their limitations. Tubby-sounding timpani are a frequent feature and the strings sound... More…

CD

($13.00) $10.00

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

No digital booklet included

Previously unissued recordings

Kirsten Flagstad (soprano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham

Beecham communicated exceptionally well with both Tristan and Flagstad, a relationship here extended into a sensitive and thrilling reading of the Wesendonck songs. Conductor and orchestra are... More…

CD

($13.00) $10.00

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

No digital booklet included

Royal PO & BBC SO, Sir Thomas Beecham

Try to ignore the dire, murky sound quality, and relish instead the ultra-vivid music-making conjured by Beecham from the then newly formed RPO. The D'Indy is a fine and substantial work. More…

CD

($13.00) $10.00

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

No digital booklet included