J.S. Bach (59)
Richard Strauss (44)
Victor Herbert (5)
Johann Strauss (5)
Reynaldo Hahn (6)
* Results may be skewed by the fact that musical items are listed individually in the database (e.g. individual Schubert songs).
† Composers with 5 to 10 entries are shown here. Several others have been chosen fewer times, including a long list with only one entry. Rather than include those once-onlys here, you can use this link to view/download a PDF which shows them.
16th November 2019 : Peadar
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor op. 18
Hélène Grimaud, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Jesús Lopez-Cobos
CD release from 2010
9th November 2019 : Ken
Ethel Mary Smyth: Mass in D major: Sanctus, Benedictus, Gloria
Susanna Hurrell (soprano), Catriona Morison (mezzo-soprano), Den John son (tenor, Duncan Rock (baritone), BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Sakari Oramo
26th October 2019 : Séamus
Paganini: Violin Concerto no. 1 in D op. 6
Itzhak Perlman, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Lawrence Foster
19th October 2019 : Éamon
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto no. 2 in G minor op. 63
David Oistrakh, Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Alceo Galliera
Recorded in May 1958
12th October 2019 : October Concert 2019 (Theme: Beethoven Old and New)
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major op. 61 (1806)
Arthur Grumiaux, New Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Alceo Galliera
Jim's (first-half) contribution to Concert programme. 1966 Philips recording. Actual date and recording venue unknown.
Beethoven: Symphony no. 9 in D minor op. 125 ('Choral', 1822-24)
Camilla Nylund (soprano), Gerhild Romberger (alto), Klaus Florian Vogt (tenor), Georg Zeppenfeld (bass), Wiener Singverein, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Andris Nelsons
Tom F's (2nd-half) contribution to Concert programme. Recorded in Vienna in the Musikverein, Großer Saal, on 8–13 May 2018. Part of a new set of the complete Beethoven symphonies released by DG in October 2019 to mark the 250th Anniversary of the birth of Beethoven in 2020.
5th October 2019 : Roy
Richard Strauss: Vier letzte Lieder
Jessye Norman (soprano), Gewandhausorchester Leipzig conducted by Kurt Mazur
Recorded in June 1982. Presented as a tribute to Jessye Norman, who died on 30th September
28th September 2019 : Séamus
Beethoven: Symphony no. 1 in C major op. 21
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Herbert von Karajan
First outing for the 1st Symphony as a presentation. 1971 video recording transferred to DVD.
Beethoven: 'Fidelio': 'O welche Lust!' (Prisoners' Chorus from Act I of opera).
Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Otto Klemperer
The classic recording from 1961.
21st September 2019 : Ken
Clara Schumann: 3 Romances for Violin and Piano op. 22
Elena Urioste (violin), Isaka Kanneh-Mason (piano)
Clara Schumann: Piano Sonata in G minor
Clara Schumann was born 200 years ago on 13th September
14th September 2019 : Tom F
Bruckner: Symphony no. 9 in D minor (Nowak edition): III. Adagio. Sehr langsam, feierlich
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra conducted by Manfred Honeck
Live recording 23-25 February 2018 in the Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts, Pittsburgh
31st August 2019 : Éamon
Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini
1962 recording, reissued in the Great Recordings of the Century series.
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