J.S. Bach (59)
Richard Strauss (44)
Victor Herbert (5)
Johann Strauss (5)
Reynaldo Hahn (6)
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† 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.
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.
17th August 2019 : Ken
Parry: Piano Quartet in A flat major
Leonore Piano Trio with Rachel Roberts (viola)
Hyperion recording from 2018
10th August 2019 : Séamus (Theme: Mini concert)
Chopin: Scherzo no. 3 in C sharp minor op. 39
Van Cliburn (piano)
Video recorded at recital in Moscow in 1972
Vivaldi: Concerto in A major for Strings and Basso Continuo
Filarmonica della Scala conducted by Riccardo Muti
Pergolesi: In coelestibus regnis in D major
Anna Caterina Antonacci (contralto), Filarmonica della Scala conducted by Riccardo Muti
Pergolesi: Salve Regina in A minor
Barbara Frittoli (soprano), Filarmonica della Scala conducted by Riccardo Muti
Vivaldi and Pergolesi on DVD. Video recorded in Santuario della Beata Vergini dei Miracali, Saranno, Italy on 26th October 1997
3rd August 2019 : David W
Saint-Saëns: Symphony no. 1 in E flat major op. 2
Malmö Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marc Soustrot
27th July 2019 : Roy
J.S. Bach: Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen BWV.11 (Ascension Oratorio, 1735)
Lenneke Reuten, Meg Bragle, Andrew Tortise, Dietrich Henschel, Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists conducted by John Eliot Gardiner
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