Most chosen *
J.S. Bach (67)
Richard Strauss (49)
Less chosen *†
Philip Glass (5)
Victor Herbert (5)
Ó Riada (5)
Johann Strauss (5)
Ina Boyle (6)
Reynaldo Hahn (6)
John Williams (6)
John F. Larchet (7)
* 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.
28th January 2023 : Ken
Bizet: 'Carmen': Conclusion of Act 3 and (most of) Act 4 of Opera
Marina Domashenko, Maya Dashuk, Marco Berti, Raymond Aeeto, Chorus and Orchestra of the Arena di Verona conducted by Alain Lombard
On DVD. Recorded in the Arena di Verona in July 2003. Directed and produced by Franco Zeffirelli.
21st January 2023 : David W
Constant Lambert: The Rio Grande
Sally Burgess (mezzo-soprano), Jack Gibbons (piano), Chorus of Opera North, English Northern Philharmonia conducted by David Lloyd-Jones
Constant Lambert: Aubade Héroïque
English Northern Philharmonia conducted by David Lloyd-Jones
Both items are from the same 1991 recording on the Hyperion label
14th January 2023 : January Concert 2023
Franck: Psyché (Symphonic Poem for Orchestra and Chorus, 1887)
BBC Welsh Chorus, BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Tadaaki Otaka
Éamon's first-half contribution to Concert programme. 1994 Chandos recording.
Florent Schmitt: La Tragédie de Salomé op. 50 (1907/1910)
Orchestre Métropolitain (Montreal) conducted Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Jim's first item in second part of Concert programme. 2010 ATMA Classique recording.
Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast (1931)
Thomas Allen (baritone), London Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin
Jim's second item in second part of Concert programme. 1992 RCA Red Seal recording.
17th December 2022 : Roy
J.S. Bach: Unser Mund sei voll Lachens BWV.120
Gerlinde Sämann (soprano), Alex Potter (alto), Bernhard Berchtold (tenor), Stephen MacLeod (bass), Choir and Orchestra of the J.S. Bach Foundation, St. Gallen conducted by Rudolf Lutz
YouTube video. Performance from Trogen, Switzerland, December 2016.
3rd December 2022 : Séamus
Sibelius: Symphony no. 5 in E flat major op. 82
Chamber Orchestra of Europe conducted by Paavo Berglund
On DVD. Recorded live in Finlandia Hall during the Helsinki Festival on 23-25 August 1998.
26th November 2022 : Tom F
Nielsen: Symphony no. 5 op. 50
Danish National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Fabio Luisi
Recording released in October 2022
19th November 2022 : Roy (Theme: Music for St Ceclilia's Day – 22nd November)
Purcell: Welcome to all the Pleasures Z.339 (1683)
Taverner Consort, Choir & Players conducted by Andrew Parrott
Handel: Concerto Grosso in C major HMV.318 ('Alexander's Feast', 1736)
The English Concert conducted by Trevor Pinnock
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