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André Previn - The Warner Edition: Complete HMV (EMI) & Teldec Recordings
Contents

CD 1 [39.52]
Ravi SHANKAR (1920-2012)
Concerto for sitar and orchestra
1. First movement: Rāga Khamāj - Chhed - Aochār Alap - Jor - Gat and Tān in Teentāl (16 Beats) 14.23
2. Second movement: Rāga Sindhi Bhairavi - Chhed and Chalan - Gand and Tān in Dadra (6 Beats) - Gat and Tān in Kaharva (8 Beats) 6.13
3. Third movement: Rāga Adanā - Chhed - Drut Gat, Tān and Jhālā in Ektal (12 Beats) 3.33
4. Fourth movement: Rāga Mānj Khamāj - Chhed and Chalan – Gat and Tān in Chānchar (14 Beats) - Drut Gat, Tān and Jhālā in Teentāl (16 Beats) 15.40
5. First movement (rehearsal in mono) 2.34
6. Second movement (rehearsal in mono) 3.10
7. Third movement (rehearsal in mono) 1.52
Ravi Shankar, sitar
Terence Emery, bongos
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 29-30.V.1971, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO unless stated )
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 2752
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1971 & Remastered (p) 2012 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 2 [68.49]
George GERSHWIN (1898-1937)
1. Rhapsody in Blue (orch. Ferde Grofé) 14.55
2. An American in Paris 18.12
Piano Concerto in F major
3. I. Allegro 12.52
4. II. Adagio – Andante con moto 12.26
5. III. Allegro agitato 6.43
6. An American in Paris (rehearsal in mono) 3.39
André Previn, piano
Gervase de Peyer, clarinet (1)
Howard Snell, trumpet (4)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 4 & 6.VI.1971, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO unless stated)
Producer: Christopher Bishop · Balance Engineer: Christopher Parker
Remastered by Allan Ramsay at Abbey Road Studios (1-5) & by Studio Art & Son, Annecy (6)
First release as EMI ASD 2754
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1971/Remastered ℗ 1998 (1-5) & 1972/Remastered (p) 2021 (6) Parlophone Records Limited
CD 3 [42.18]
Sergei PROKOFIEV (1891-1953)
Alexander Nevsky, cantata, Op. 78 (V. Lugovskoi & S. Prokofiev)
1. I. Russia under the Mongolian Yoke, 3.38
2. II. Song about Alexander Nevsky, 3.21
3. III. The Crusaders in Pskov, 7.42
4. IV. Arise, ye Russian People, 2.34
5. V. The Battle on the Ice, 13.51
6. VI. The Field of the Dead, 6.38
7. VII. Alexander’s Entry in Pskov, 4.30
Anna Reynolds mezzo-soprano, (6)
London Symphony Chorus (Arthur Oldham, chorus master)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 1.XI.1971, Kingsway Hall, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 2800
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1972 & Remastered ℗ 1989 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 4 [38.14]
‘L.S.O. Gala Concert’
Sir Edward ELGAR (1857-1934)
1. Cockaigne (In London Town), concert overture, Op. 40 16.50
Leonard BERNSTEIN 1918-1990
2. Candide, overture, 4.20
Ralph VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872-1958)
3. Fantasia on “Greensleeves”, 4.41
George ENESCU [1881-1955]
4. Romanian Rhapsody No. 1 in A major, Op. 11 12.22
London Symphony Orchestra
Edward Heath (1) conductor
André Previn (2-4) conductor
rec. Live 25.XI.1971, Royal Festival Hall (1), 30.XI.1971, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (2-4) (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Robert Gooch
First release as EMI ASD 2784
Newly remastered from original tapes in 192 kHz/24-bit by Studio Art & Son, Annecy
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1971 & Remastered (p) 2021 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 5 [53.51]
Sir William WALTON [1902-1983]
Belshazzar’s Feast, oratorio
1. I. Thus spake Isaiah, 6.05
2. II. If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, 2.48
3. III. By the waters of Babylon 3.41
4. IV. Babylon was a great city 4.25
5. V. Praise ye the God of Gold 5.18
6. VI. Thus in Babylon the mighty city 3.24
7. VII. And in the same hour, as they feasted 2.18
8. VIII. Then sing aloud the God our strength 4.15
9. IX. The trumpeters and pipers are silent 1.29
10. X. Then sing aloud the God our strength 3.53
Improvisations on an Impromptu of Benjamin Britten
11. I. Lento – Movendo 5.11
12. II. Vivo – Più animato poco a poco 2.54
13. III. Moderato 4.36
14. IV. Scherzando – Giocoso 3.29
John Shirley-Quirk baritone (1-10)
London Symphony Chorus (Arthur Oldham chorus master) (1-10)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
Belshazzar’s Feast recorded in the presence of the composer.
rec. 29-30.III.1972, Kingsway Hall, London (1-10), 16.V.1972, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (11-14) (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI SAN 324
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1972 & Remastered ℗ 1986 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 6 [44.21]
Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893)
The Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71 (beginning)
1. Miniature Overture, 3.29
Act One
2. No. 1 The Decoration of the Christmas Tree, 4.16
3. No. 2 March, 2.23
4. No. 3 Children’s Galop and Entry of the Parents, 2.27
5. No. 4 Arrival of Drosselmeyer, 5.43
6. No. 5 Grandfather’s Dance, 5.4
7. No. 6 Scene: Clara and the Nutcracker, 6.35
8. No. 7 Scene: The Battle, 3.20
9. No. 8 Scene: In the Pine Forest, 3.57
10. No. 9 Waltz of the Snowflakes, 6.21
Ambrosian Singers (John McCarthy chorus master) (10)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 1-4.V.1972, Kingsway Hall, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop · Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI SLS 834
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1972 & Remastered ℗ 2011 Parlophone Records Limited.
CD 7 [41.59]
Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893)
The Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71 (conclusion)
Act Two
1. No. 10 Scene: The Kingdom of Sweets 4.30
2. No. 11 Scene: Clara and the Prince 4.33
No. 12 Divertissement
3. Chocolate: Spanish Dance 1.10
4. Coffee: Arabian Dance 3.11
5. Tea: Chinese Dance 1.07
6. Trepak: Russian Dance 1.07
7. Dance of the Reed Pipes 2.17
8. Mother Gigogne 2.56
9. No. 13 Waltz of the Flowers 6.54
10. No. 14 Pas de deux 4.56
11. Variation I: Tarantella 0.40
12. Variation II: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy & Coda 3.28
13. No. 15 Final Waltz and Apotheosis 5.02
London Symphony Orchestra • André Previn conductor
rec. 1-4.V.1972, Kingsway Hall, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop · Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI SLS 834
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1972 & Remastered ℗ 2011 Parlophone Records Limited.
CD 8 [46.46]
Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893)
1. 1812 Overture, Op. 49 16.29
2. Marche slave, Op. 31 9.39
3. Romeo and Juliet, fantasy overture, TH 42 20.36
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 5-6.V.1972, Kingsway Hall, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop
Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 2894
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1973 & Remastered ℗ 2019 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 9 [42.51]
Johannes BRAHMS [1833-1897]
Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34
1. I. Allegro non troppo 16.01
2. II. Andante – Un poco adagio 9.18
3. III. Scherzo (Allegro) 7.19
4. IV. Finale (Poco sostenuto – Allegro non troppo – Presto non troppo) 10.10
André Previn, piano
The Yale Quartet (Broadus Earl, violin; Syoko Aki, violin; Walter Trampler, viola; Aldo Parisot, cello
rec. 23.VIII.1972, All Saints Church, Tooting (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb · Balance engineer: Michael Gray
First release as EMI ASD 2873
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1973 & Remastered ℗ 1999 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 10 [54.03]
Felix MENDELSSOHN 1809-1847
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
1. I. Allegro molto appassionato – 13.48
2. II. Andante – 8.29
3. III. Allegretto non troppo – Allegro molto vivace 6.41
Max BRUCH (1838-1920)
Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26
4. I. Vorspiel: Allegro moderato – 8.33
5. II. Adagio – 8.51
6. III. Finale: Allegro energico 7.35
Itzhak Perlman, violin
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 27-28.XI.1972, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb
Balance engineer: Robert Gooch
First release as EMI ASD 2926
Remastered from original tapes by Abbey Road Studios, 2015
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1973 & Remastered ℗ 2015 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 11 [59.14]
Sergei RACHMANINOV (1873-1943)
Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27
1. I. Largo – Allegro moderato 19.08
2. II. Allegro molto 10.08
3. III. Adagio 15.46
4. IV. Finale (Allegro vivace) 14.10
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 3 & 4.I.1973, Kingsway Hall, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop · Balance engineer: Robert Gooch
First release as EMI ASD 2889
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1973 & Remastered ℗ 2017 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 12 [43.09]
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN 1770-1827
Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67
1. I. Allegro con brio 9.18
2. II. Andante con moto 11.18
3. III. Scherzo (Allegro) 5.25
4. IV. Finale (Allegro) 11.53
5. Prometheus, overture Op. 43 5.12
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
Recorded: 10-11.I.1973, Kingsway Hall, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 2960
Remastered in 2019 from original tapes in 192 kHz/24-bit by Studio Art & Son, Annecy
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1973 & Remastered (p) 2019 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 13 [61.16]
Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH (1906-1975)
Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65
1. I. Adagio 25.08
2. II. Allegretto 5.51
3. III. Allegro non troppo 5.34
4. IV. Largo 11.16
5. V. Allegretto 13.23
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn conductor
rec. 8-9.II.1973, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 2917
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1973 & Remastered ℗ 1995 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 14 [56.42]
Sir William WALTON 1902-1983
Symphony No. 2
1. I. Allegro molto 8.35
2. II. Lento assai 10.03
3. III. Passacaglia: Themes, Variations, Fugato and Coda (Scherzando) 8.50
4. Portsmouth Point, overture 5.32
5. Scapino, comedy overture 8.41
Constant LAMBERT (1905-1951)
6. The Rio Grande, Secular Cantata for alto soloist, mixed chorus, piano, brass, strings and percussion 14.59
Jean Temperley, mezzo-soprano (6)
Cristina Ortiz,= piano (6)
London Madrigal Singers (Christopher Bishop chorus master) (6)
London Symphony Orchestra • André Previn conductor
rec. 12.II (1-3), 5.VI (4-5) & 18.IX (6).1973, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop · Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 2990
Newly remastered from original tapes in 192 kHz/24-bit by Studio Art & Son, Annecy
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1974 & Remastered ℗ 2021 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 15 [45.57]
Sergei PROKOFIEV (1891-1953)
Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67 (English narration)
1. Presentation of the characters and their musical motive 2.58
2. Early one morning 5.21
3. “Look out!” shouted Peter 3.03
4. No sooner had Peter gone... 2.34
5. So now, this is how things stood... 6.11
6. Just then... The hunters came out of the woods 2.08
7. Just imagine the triumphant procession 4.15
Benjamin BRITTEN (1913-1976)
The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 “Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell” (English narration)
8. I. Theme 1.03
9. II. Woodwind 0.28
10. III. Brass 0.26
11. IV. Strings 0.30
12. V. Percussion 0.26
13. VI. Full Orchestra 0.21
14. VII. Flute and Piccolo 0.33
15. VIII. Oboes 1.06
16. IX. Clarinets 0.45
17. X. Bassoons 0.58
18. XI. Violins 0.47
19. XII. Violas 1.09
20. XIII. Cellos 1.1821. XIV. Double Basses 1.01
22. XV. Harps 0.56
23. XVI. Horns 1.01
24. XVII. Trumpets 0.30
25. XVIII. Trombones and Bass Tuba 1.06
26. XIX. Timpani and the Rest of the Percussion 1.52
27. XX. Fugue 3.03
Mia Farrow, narrator
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 13-14.II.1973, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop · Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 2935
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1973 & Remastered ℗ Parlophone Records Limited
CD 16 [45.46]
Sergei PROKOFIEV (1891-1953)
Peter und der Wolf, Op. 67 (German narration)
1. Vorstellung der musikalischen: Themen. Der Vogel (Flöte) - Die Ente (Oboe) - Die Katze (Klarinette) - Großvater (Fagott) - Der Wolf (Hörner) - Peter (Streicher) - Gewehrschüsse (Schlagzeug) 2.55
2. Die Geschichte: Peter auf der Wiese - Der Vogel - Peter und der Vogel - Die Ente - Ente und Vogel... streiten sich - Die Katze 5.25
3. Der Vogel fliegt auf den Baum - Die Katze überlegt - Großvater kommt aus dem Haus - Peter hat keine Angst - Großvater bringt Peter heim 2.57
4. Der Wolf kommt - Die Katze springt auf den Baum - Die Ente schnattert aufgeregt - Der Wolf fängt die Ente 2.35
5. Die Ente ist gefressen - Katze und Vogel sitzen auf dem Baum... während der Wolf gierig lauert - Peter beobachtet alles und holt ein Seil - Der Vogel ärgert den Wolf - Zornig schnappt der Wolf nach dem Vogel... aber fängt ihn nicht - Peter macht eine Schlinge - Der Wolf ist gefangen... und versucht, sich zu befreien 6.30
6. Gerade da kommen Jäger aus dem Wald und schießen - Peter ruft: „Schießt nicht!“ 2.11
7. Triumphzug... Peter und der Vogel sind stolz - Und wenn man ganz genau hinhört... 4.19
Benjamin BRITTEN (1913-1976)
The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 (German narration) 19.23
8. Ansprache und Erklärung - Thema A (Großes Orchester) 1.09
9. Thema B (Holzbläser) 0.27
10. Thema C (Blechbläser) 0.26
11. Thema D (Streicher) 0.30
12. Thema E (Schlagzeug) 0.26
13. Thema F (Großes Orchester) 0.21
14. Variation A (Flöte/Piccoloflöte) 0.32
15. Variation B (Oboe) 1.02
16. Variation C (Klarinette) 0.4817. Variation D (Fagotte) 0.53
18. Variation E (Violine) 0.53
19. Variation F (Viola) 1.0720. Variation G (Violoncello) 1.19
21. Variation H (Kontrabaß) 1.03
22. Variation I (Harfe) 0.53
23. Variation J (Horn) 1.04
24. Variation K (Trompete) 0.29
25. Variation L (Posaune/Tuba) 1.07
26. Variation M (Schlagzeug) 1.44
27. Fuge (großes Orchester - Thema in den Blechbläsern) 3.21
Hans-Joachim Kulenkampff, narrator (1)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor & narrator (2)
rec. 13-14.II.1973, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI 1C 063-02 558
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1973 & Remastered ℗ 1989 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 17 [73.03]
The Dicky bird & the Owl: Victorian Songs and Ballads, Vol. 1
1. The Dicky bird & the Owl (Arthur Sullivan, Margaret A. Sinclair) 4.08
2. The Trumpeter (J. Airlie Dix, J. Francis Barron) 3.53
3. Annabelle Lee (Edgar Allan Poe, Henry Leslie) 3.14
4. Cigarette (from The Catch of the Seasons, 1904) (Charles H. Taylor, Herbert E. Haines) 3.57
5. Tom Bowling (Charles Dibdin) 4.15
6. Saved from the Deep (Arthur Chapman, Arthur W. Marchant) 3.37
7. The moon hath raised her lamp above (The Lily of Killarney, Act I) (Duet) [with piano] (John Oxendorf, Julius Benedict) 3.42
8. Excelsior! (Duet) (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Michael William Balfe) 6.03
9. Come into the garden, Maud (Lord Alfred Tennyson, Michael William Balfe) 4.07
10. The Arab’s Farewell to his Steed [with spoken intro] (Caroline Norton, John Blockley) 5.25
11. The lark now leaves his wat’ry nest (John Liptrot Hatton, William Davenant) 3.27
12. The Death of Nelson (John Braham, Samuel J. Arnold) 5.35
13. Gendarmes’ Duet (from Geneviève de Brabant) (Jacques Offenbach, Henry Brougham Farnie) 2.20
14. Watchman! What of the night? (Duet) (anon. 19th-century English, James Sarjeant) 6.47
15. Home! Sweet Home! (Henry Rowley Bishop, John Howard Payne) 3.34
16. The Snowy-Breasted Pearl (Traditional Irish) 2.48
17. I’ll sing thee songs of Araby (Frédéric Clay, William Gorman Wills) 3.11
18. The Wee Cooper o’Fife (Traditional Scottish) 1.53
Robert Tear, tenor (1, 3, 5, 7-9, 11-18)
Benjamin Luxon, baritone (1-2, 4, 6-8, 10, 13-14, 18)
André Previn, piano
rec. 9-10.V.1973, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: John Mordler; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI EMD 5509
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1973 (1-13), 1976 (14-18) & Remastered (p) 1993 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 18 [74.26]
Sergei PROKOFIEV (1891-1953)
Romeo and Juliet, ballet, Op. 64 (beginning)
Act One
Scene One
1. No. 1 Introduction 2.45
2. No. 2 Romeo 1.39
3. No. 3 The street awakens 1.35
4. No. 4 Morning Dance 2.03
5. No. 5 The Quarrel 1.49
6. No. 6 The Fight 2.34
7. No. 7 The Prince gives his order 1.43
8. No. 8 Interlude 3.10
Scene Two
9. No. 9 Preparing for the Ball (Juliet and the Nurse) 1.41
10. No. 10 Juliet as a young girl 3.30
11. No. 11 Arrival of the guests (Minuet) 4.03
12. No. 12 Masks 2.41
13. No. 13 Dance of the Knights 5.36
14. No. 14 Juliet’s Variation 2.35
15. No. 15 Mercutio 2.18
16. No. 16 Madrigal 3.41
17. No. 17 Tybalt recognizes Romeo 2.08
18. No. 18 Departure of the guests (Gavotte) 3.45
19. No. 19 Balcony Scene 3.46
20. No. 20 Romeo’s Variation 1.28
21. No. 21 Love Dance 5.28
Act Two
Scene One (beginning)
22. No. 22 Folk Dance 3.31
23. No. 23 Romeo and Mercutio 2.23
24. No. 24 Dance of the five couples 3.44
25. No. 25 Dance with the mandolins 2.02
26. No. 26 The Nurse 2.27
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 8-9 & 13-14.VI.1973, Kingsway Hall, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer; Christopher Parker
First release as EMI SLS 864
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1973 & Remastered ℗ 1987 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 19 [74.26]
Sergei PROKOFIEV (1891-1953)
Romeo and Juliet, ballet, Op. 64 (conclusion)
Act Two
Scene One (conclusion)
1. No. 27 The Nurse gives Romeo the note from Juliet 0.56
Scene Two
2. No. 28 Romeo with Friar Laurence 3.19
3. No. 29 Juliet with Friar Laurence 3.32
Scene Three
4. No. 30 The last farewell 5.31
5. No. 31 The Nurse 1.49
6. No. 32 Juliet refuses to marry Paris 2.42
7. No. 33 Juliet alone 1.24
8. No. 34 Interlude 1.28
9. No. 35 Romeo decides to avenge Mercutio’s death 2.07
10. No. 36 Finale 1.53
Act Three
Scene One
11. No. 37 Introduction 1.43
12. No. 38 Romeo and Juliet (Juliet’s bedroom) 1.2
13. No. 39 The last farewell 5.31
14. No. 40 The Nurse 1.49
15. No. 41 Juliet refuses to marry Paris 2.42
16. No. 42 Juliet alone 1.45
17. No. 43 Interlude 1.28
Scene Two
18. No. 44 At Friar Laurence’s 4.49
19. No. 45 Interlude 1.41
Scene Three
20. No. 46 Juliet’s bedroom 2.47
21. No. 47 Juliet alone 4.53
22. No. 48 Morning Serenade 2.40
23. No. 49 Dance of the girls with the lilies 2.39
24. No. 50 At Juliet’s bedside 2.05
Epilogue
25. No. 51 Juliet’s funeral 7.03
26. No. 52 Death of Juliet 4.02
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 8-9 & 13-14.VI.1973, Kingsway Hall, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI SLS 864
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1973 & Remastered ℗ 1987 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 20 [55.13]
Maurice RAVEL (1875-1937)
Piano Trio in A minor, M.67
1. I. Modéré 9.30
2. II. Pantoum (Assez vif) 4.25
3. III. Passacaille (Très large) 7.39
4. IV. Final (Animé) 6.06
Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH (1906-1975)
Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67
5. I. Andante 8.04
6. II. Allegro non troppo 3.00
7. III. Largo 5.36
8. IV. Allegretto 10.50
Yong Uck Kim, violin
Ralph Kirshbaum, cello
André Previn, piano
rec. 13-14.VIII.1973 (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop · Balance engineer: Stuart Eltham
First release as EMI HQS 1330
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1974 & Remastered ℗ 2012 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 21 [62.49]
Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791)
Piano Concerto No. 17 in G major, K 453
1. I. Allegro – Cadenza 12.09
2. II. Andante – Cadenza 11.26
3. III. Allegretto 7.34
Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K 491
4. I. Allegro – Cadenza 14.26
5. II. Larghetto 7.39
6. III. Allegretto 9.32
André Previn, piano
London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Adrian Boult, conductor
rec. 20, 22 & 27.IX.1973, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Robert Gooch
First release as EMI ASD 2951
Newly remastered from original tapes in 192 kHz/24-bit by Studio Art & Son, Annecy
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1973 & Remastered (p) 2021 Parlophone Records Limited.
Probablement inédit en CD (Probably unreleased on CD)
CD 22 [50.53]
Gustav HOLST (1874-1934)
The Planets, Op. 32
1. Mars, the Bringer of War 7.05
2. Venus, the Bringer of Peace 8.43
3. Mercury, the Winded Messenger 3.51
4. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity 7.41
5. Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age 9.52
6. Uranus, the Magician 6.04
7. Neptune, the Mystic 7.34
The Ambrosian Singers (John McCarthy, chorus master) (7)
London Symphony Orchestra • André Previn, conductor
rec. 28 & 29.IX.1973, Kingsway Hall, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3002
Remastered in 2019 from original tapes in 192 kHz/24-bit by Studio Art & Son, Annecy
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1974 & Remastered (p) 2019 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 23 [37.18]
Béla BARTÓK (1881-1945)
Violin Concerto No. 2, Sz. 112
1. I. Allegro non troppo 15.54
2. II. Andante tranquillo 9.43
3. III. Allegro molto 11.56
Itzhak Perlman, violin
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 10.X.1973, Kingsway Hall, London (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Stuart Eltham
First release as EMI ASD 3014
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1974 & Remastered ℗ 2015 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 24 [44.15]
Benjamin BRITTEN (1913-1976)
Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20
1. I. Lachrymosa (Andante ben misurato) 9.02
2. II. Dies irae (Allegro con fuoco) 5.07
3. III. Requiem aeternam (Andante molto tranquillo) 6.06
Four Sea Interludes, from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a
4. I. Dawn (Lento e tranquillo) 3.45
5. II. Sunday Morning (Allegro spiritoso) 3.48
6. III. Moonlight (Andante comodo e rubato) 4.23
7. IV. Storm (Presto con fuoco) 4.35
8. Passacaglia, from Peter Grimes, Op. 33b 7.26
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 26.XI & 1.XII.1973, Kingsway Hall, London (1-3), 27-28.X.1974, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (4-8) (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3154
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1976 & Remastered ℗ 2003 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 25 [53.34]
Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH (1906-1975)
Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 54
1. I. Largo 19.20
2. II. Allegro 7.16
3. III. Presto 7.12
Sergei PROKOFIEV (1891-1953)
Lieutenant Kijé, symphonic suite Op. 60
4. I. The Birth of Kijé (Andante assai) 3.59
5. II. Romance (Andante – Allegretto) 4.20
6. III. Kijé’s Wedding (Allegro fastuoso) 2.54
7. IV. Troïka (Moderato) 2.53
8. V. The Burial of Kijé (Andante assai) 5.36
Howard Snell, cornet (4, 6, 8)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 1.XII.1973 (1-3) & 8.IV.1974 (4-8), No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3029
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1974, Remastered ℗ 1986 (4-8) & 2016 (1-3) Parlophone Records Limited
CD 26 [55.04]
Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893)
Manfred Symphony, Op. 58
1. I. Lento lugubre – Moderato con moto - Andante 16.43
2. II. Vivace con spirito 8.57
3. III. Andante con moto 10.30
4. IV. Allegro con fuoco 18.51
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 18-19.XII.1973, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3018
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1974 & Remastered ℗ 2019 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 27 [41.59]
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)
Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92
1. I. Poco sostenuto - Vivace 16.18
2. II. Allegretto 9.27
3. III. Presto 8.28
4. IV. Allegro 7.44
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 17.I.1974, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3119
Remastered in 2019 from original tapes in 192 kHz/24-bit by Studio Art & Son, Annecy
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1975 & Remastered (p) 2019 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 28 [44.32]
Sergei PROKOFIEV (1891-1953)
Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, Op. 100
1. I. Andante 13.17
2. II. Allegro marcato 8.50
3. III. Adagio 12.41
4. IV. Allegro giocoso 9.42
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 7-8.III & 8.IV.1974, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3115
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1975 & Remastered (p) 1986 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 29 [67.37]
Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893)
Sleeping Beauty, ballet, Op. 66 (beginning)
1. Introduction (Allegro vivo – Andantino) 2.59
Prologue: The Christening
2. No. 1 March (Moderato) 5.04
3. No. 2 Dance Scene (Moderato con moto) 4.27
No. 3 Pas de six
4. Introduction 0.36
5. Adagio 3.50
6. Variation I: The Fairy of the Crystal Fountain (Allegro moderato) 0.54
7. Variation II: The Fairy of the Enchanted Garden (Allegro) 0.34
8. Variation III: The Fairy of the Woodland Glades (Allegro moderato) 0.59
9. Variation IV: The Fairy of the Songbirds (Moderato) 0.29
10. Variation V: The Fairy of the Golden Vine (Allegro molto vivace) 1.01
11. Variation VI: The Lilac Fairy (Tempo di valse) 1.00
12. Coda (Allegro giusto) 1.31
13. No. 4 Finale 8.32
Act One: The Spell
14. No. 5 Scene (Allegro vivo – Moderato) 6.51
15. No. 6 Waltz (Allegro: Tempo di valse) 4.58
16. No. 7 Scene (Andante) 1.47
No. 8 Pas d’action
17. Rose Adagio (Andante – Adagio maestoso) 6.14
18. Dance of the Maids of Honour and the Pages 2.00
19. Aurora’s Variation 3.31
20. Coda (Allegro giusto) 2.30
21. No. 9 Finale 7.38
John Brown, violin (19)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 8-9.IV, 9-10.V, 5, 27 & 29.VI.1974, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI SLS 5001
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1974 & Remastered ℗ 2016 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 30 [44.50]
Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893)
Sleeping Beauty, ballet, Op. 66 (suite)
Act Two: The Vision
1. No. 10 Entr’acte and Scene (Allegro con spirito – Un poco più tranquillo) 2.46
2. No. 11 Blind Man’s Buff (Allegro vivo) 1.37
No. 12 Scene: Dances of the Courtiers
3. Scene 0.52
4. Dance of the Duchesses (Minuet: Moderato con moto) 0.55
5. Dance of the Baronesses (Gavotte) 0.53
6. Dance of the Countesses (Allegro non troppo) 0.39
7. Dance of the Marchionesses (Allegro non troppo) 0.46
No. 13 Farandole
8. Scene (Poco più vivo) 0.16
9. Dance (Allegro non troppo) 1.35
10. No. 14 Scene: Prince Florimund and the Lilac Fairy 5.20
No. 15 Pas d’action
11. Pas d’action: Aurora and Florimund (Andante cantabile) 5.27
12. Aurora’s Variation (Allegro con moto) 1.22
13. Coda (Presto) 1.29
14. No. 16 Scene (Allegro agitato) 0.43
15. No. 17 Panorama (Andantino) 4.00
16. No. 18 Entr’acte 5.57
17. No. 19 Symphonic Entr’acte (The Sleep) and Scene (Andante misterioso) 7.41
18. No. 20 Finale: The Awakening (Allegro agitato) 2.22
John Brown, violin (18)
Douglas Cummings, cello (11)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 8-9.IV, 9-10.V, 5, 27 & 29.VI.1974, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI SLS 5001
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1974 & Remastered ℗ 2016 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 31 [44.50]
Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893)
Sleeping Beauty, ballet, Op. 66 (conclusion)
Act Three: The Wedding
1. No. 21 March (Allegro non troppo) 3.25
2. No. 22 Polonaise: Procession of Fairy-Tale Characters (Allegro moderato e brillante) 4.34
No. 23 Pas de quatre
3. Introduction (Allegro non tanto) 2.07
4. Variation I: The Golden Fairy (Allegro: Tempo di valse) 1.05
5. Variation II: The Silver Fairy (Allegro giusto) 0.49
6. Variation III: The Sapphire Fairy (Vivacissimo) 0.44
7. Variation IV: The Diamond Fairy (Vivace) 0.44
8. Coda (L’istesso tempo) 0.45
9. No. 24 Pas de caractère: Puss-in-Boots and the White Cat (Allegro moderato) 1.53
No. 25 Pas de quatre
10. Introduction (Adagio) 2.00
11. Variation I: Cinderella and Prince Charming (Allegro: Tempo di valse) 0.57
12. Variation II: The Bluebird and Princess Florine (Andantino) 0.47
13. Coda (Presto) 1.24
No. 26 Pas de caractère
14. Red Riding Hood and the Wolf (Allegro moderato) 1.21
15. Cinderella and Prince Charming (Allegro agitato – Tempo di valse – Vivace assai) 2.36
16. No. 27 Pas Berrichon 1.20
No. 28 Pas de deux (Aurora and Florimund)
17. Entrée (Allegretto – Allegro moderato) 1.41
18. Adagio (Andante non troppo) 4.39
19. Variation I: Florimund (Vivace – Prestissimo) 1.02
20. Variation II: Aurora (Andantino)* 1.56
21. Coda (Allegro vivace) 1.20
22. No. 29 Sarabande 2.38
No. 30 Finale and Apotheosis
23. Finale (Allegro brillante: Tempo di mazurka) – 5.43
24 Apotheosis (Andante molto maestoso) 2.22
John Brown, violin (20)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 8-9.IV, 9-10.V, 5, 27 & 29.VI.1974, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI SLS 5001
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1974 & Remastered ℗ 2016 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 32 [47.23]
Hector BERLIOZ (1803-1869)
1. Le Corsaire, overture Op. 21, H. 101 8.42
2. Béatrice et Bénédict, overture H. 138 7.55
3. Le Carnaval romain, Overture Op. 9, H. 95 8.05
4. Benvenuto Cellini, Overture Op. 23, H. 76 10.08
5. Les Francs-juges, Overture Op. 3, H. 23a 12.30
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 29.VI.1974 (1-2) & 28-29.X.1974 (3-5), No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3212
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1976 & Remastered (p) 1992 (1-3) & 1993 (4-5) Parlophone Records Limited
CD 33 [50.01]
Gustav HOLST (1874-1934)
The Wandering Scholar, chamber opera, Op. 50
Edited by Benjamin Britten and Imogen Holst (Libretto: Clifford Bax)
1. “When boughs are green in April” (Louis, Alison) 1.22
2. “Ho there, old dog” (Louis, Alison) 1.39
3. “The most beautiful piece” (Alison, Philippe) 1.52
4. “The time, then, was well chosen” (Philippe, Alison) 2.06
5. “Someone is coming!” (Alison, Philippe, Pierre) 1.37
6. “Before that I was twenty” (Pierre, Philippe) 3.32
7. “So learned a clerk” (Alison, Philippe, Pierre) 1.54
8. “Heigho, a pretty knave!” (Alison, Philippe) 3.22
9. “He’ll lie all day in the sun” (Louis, Pierre, Alison) 1.34
10. “As I was walking” (Pierre, Louis, Alison) 3.52
11. “Monster! Villain!” (Louis, Pierre, Alison) 1.39
Alison - Norma Burrowes, soprano
Pierre - Robert Tear, tenor
Louis - Michael Rippon, bass
Father Philippe - Michael Langdon, bass
English Opera Group, English Chamber Orchestra / Steuart Bedford, conductor
The Perfect Fool, ballet music Op. 39
12. I. Andante 0.58
13. II. Dance of Spirits of Earth 3.39
14. III. Dance of Spirits of Water 2.46
15. IV Dance of Spirits of Fire 3.22
16. Egdon Heath, Op. 47 14.42
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 17-19.VII (1-11) & 3-4.VIII.1974 (12-16), No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London, (STEREO)
Producer: John Willan; Balance engineer: Robert Gooch
First release as EMI ASD 3097
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1975 & Remastered (p) Parlophone Records Limited
CD 34 [62.45]
Carl ORFF (1895-1982)
Carmina Burana, cantiones profanae
Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi
1. O Fortuna 2.45
2. Fortune plango vulnera 2.49
I. Primo Vere
3. Veris leta facies 4.18
4. Omnia Sol temperat 2.07
5. Ecce gratum 2.49
Uf dem anger
6. Tanz 1.41
7. Floret silva 3.26
8. Chramer, gip die varwe mir 3.18
9. Reie - Swaz hie gat umbe Chume, chum, geselle min! (Swaz hie gat umbe) 4.44
10. Were diu werlt alle min 0.57
II. In Taberna
11. Estuans interius 2.25
12. Olim lacus colueram 3.47
13. Ego sum abbas 1.22
14. In taberna quando sumus 3.20
III. Cour D’Amours
15. Amor volat undique 3.28
16. Dies, nox et omnia 2.18
17. Stetit puella 2.15
18. Circa mea pectora 2.12
19. Si puer cum puellula 1.04
20. Veni, veni, venias 1.04
21. In trutina 2.31
22. Tempus est iocundum 2.23
23. Dulcissime 0.41
Blanziflor et Helena
24. Ave formosissima 1.59
Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi
25. O Fortuna 2.46
Sheila Armstrong, soprano
Gerald English, tenor
Thomas Allen, baritone
The London Symphony Orchestra Chorus (Arthur Oldham, chorus master)
St. Clement Danes Grammar School Boys’ Choir (Audrey Clifford, chorus master)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 25-27.XI.1974, Kingsway Hall, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3117
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1975 & Remastered (p) 1997 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 35 [43.19]
Scott JOPLIN (1868-1917)
1. The Rag-Time Dance 3.07
2. The Easy Winners 3.08
3. Bethena (A Concert Waltz) 6.29
4. Magnetic Rag 4.45
5. The Strenuous Life (Rag-Time Two-Step) 3.48
6. The Entertainer 4.05
7. Elite Syncopations 3.09
8. Solace (A Mexican Serenade) 7.07
9. Pine Apple Rag 3.06
10. Sugar Cane (A Rag-Time classic Two-Step) 3.39
Itzhak Perlman, violin
André Previn, piano
rec. 2 & 10.XII.1974, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Michael Gray
First release as EMI ASD 3075
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1975 & Remastered ℗ 2015 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 36 [56.20]
Sergei RACHMANINOV (1873-1943)
1. The Isle of the Dead, Op. 29, 21.21
Symphonic Dances, Op. 45
2. I. Non allegro 11.34
3. II. Andante con moto (Tempo di valse) 9.56
4. III. Lento assai – Allegro vivace 13.27
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 12-14.XII.1974, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (2-4); X.1975, Kingsway Hall, London (1) (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3259
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1976 & Remastered (p) 2017 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 37 [37.53]
Richard STRAUSS (1864-1949)
Vier Letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs), TrV 296
1. I. Frühling (Hermann Hesse) 3.38
2. II. September (Hermann Hesse) 4.50
3. III. Beim Schlafengehen (Hermann Hesse) 5.15
4. IV. Im Abendrot (Joseph von Eichendorff) 7.38
5. Freundliche Vision, Op. 48, No. 1 (Otto Julius Bierbaum) 2.55
6. Morgen, Op. 27, No. 4 (John Henry MacKay) 4.00
7. Meinem Kinde, Op. 37, No. 3 (Gustav Falke) 2.38
8. Befreit, Op. 39, No. 4 (Richard Dehmel) 5.11
9. Zueignung, Op. 10, No. 1 (Hermann von Gilm) 1.46
Anneliese Rothenberger, soprano
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 13-16.XII.1974, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3082
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1975 & Remastered (p) Warner Music Group Germany Holding GmbH
CD 38 [56.01]
ANDRÉ PREVIN’S MUSIC NIGHT
A concert of favourite music featured in the BBC TV series with the London Symphony Orchestra
André PREVIN (1929-2019)
1. André Previn’s Music Night Signature Tune 1.14
Sir William WALTON (1902-1983)
2. Orb and Sceptre, overture 7.31
Paul DUKAS (1865-1935)
3. L’Apprenti sorcier (The Sorcerer’s Apprentice) 11.23
Tomaso ALBINONI (1671-1751)
4. Adagio in G minor (Arr. Remo Giazotto) 7.46
Engelbert HUMPERDINCK (1854-1921)
5. Hänsel und Gretel, overture 7.52
Maurice RAVEL (1875-1937)
6. La Valse, M.72 12.5
Antonin DVOŘÁK (1841-1904)
7. Slavonic Dance No. 9, Op. 72, No. 1 4.28
André PREVIN (1929-2019)
8. Jennie, Lady Randolph Churchill, TV Series theme music 2.47
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
Recorded: 18.X.1974, UK (8); 15.XII.1974, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (6); 19-20.V.1975, Kingsway Hall, London (1-5, 7) (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop · Balance engineer: Christopher Parker (1-7)
First release as EMI ASD 3131 (1-7), EMI 2222 (8)
1-7: Newly remastered from original tapes in 192 kHz/24-bit by Studio Art & Son, Annecy
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1975 & Remastered (p) 2021 Parlophone Records Limited.
CD 39 [45.12]
Sergei RACHMANINOV 1873-1943
Symphony No. 1 in D minor, Op. 13
1. I. Grave 13.32
2. II. Allegro animato 9.24
3. III. Larghetto 9.59
4. IV. Allegro con fuoco 12.14
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 5-6.II.1975, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3137
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1975 & Remastered ℗ 2017 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 40 [53.24]
Home Sweet Home: Victorian Songs and Ballads, Vol. 2
1. Flow Gently, Deva, 4.52
2. The Lute Player, 4.09
3. My Snowy-Breasted Pearl, 2.51
4. Pansy Faces, 3.13
5. Once Again, 3.43
6. The Diver, 4.30
7. Listen To The Convent Bells, 3.59
8. Watchman, What Of The Night? 6.54
9. Home! Sweet Home! 3.39
10. Creep-Mouse, 3.25
11. Yes! Let Me Like A Soldier Fall, 2.24
12. Will-O'-The-Wisp, 4.31
13. I'll Sing The Songs Of Araby, 3.14
14. The Wee Cooper O' Fyfe, 1.54
Robert Tear, tenor (1, 3, 5, 7-9,11, 12, 14)
Benjamin Luxon, baritone (1, 2, 4, 6-8,12, 12, 14)
André Previn, piano
rec. 2-3.IV.1975, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: John Mordler; Balance engineer: Stuart Eltham
First release as EMI EMD 5528
Newly remastered from original tapes in 192 kHz/24-bit by Studio Art & Son, Annecy
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1976 & Remastered ℗ 2021 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 41 [55.35]
Hector BERLIOZ (1803-1869)
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14
1. I. Rêveries – Passions 15.32
2. II. Un bal (Valse) 6.30
3. III. Scènes aux champs 17.14
4. IV. Marche au supplice 5.30
5. V. Songe d’une nuit de sabbat 10.45
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 19.V.1975, Abbey Road Studios & 14.XII.1976, Kingsway Hall, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3496
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1979 & Remastered ℗1996 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 42 [42.24]
Sergei RACHMANINOV (1873-1943)
The Bells, Op. 35 (Edgar Allan Poe, translated by Konstantin Balmont)
1. I. Allegro ma non tanto 6.38
2. II. Lento 10.40
3. III. Presto 7.55
4. IV. Lento lugubre 10.34
5. Vocalise, op. 34 No. 14 (Orchestral version) 6.34
Sheila Armstrong, soprano
Robert Tear, tenor
John Shirley-Quirk, baritone
London Symphony Orchestra Chorus (Arthur Oldham chorus master) (1-4)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 12-13.X.1975, Kingsway Hall, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3284
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1976 & Remastered (p) 1989 (1-4) & 2017 (5) Parlophone Records Limited
CD 43 [57.37]
Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791)
Concerto for Two Pianos in E-flat major, K 365
1. I. Allegro 10.23
2. II. Andante 8.15
3. III. Rondo (Allegro) 6.44
Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K 466
4. I. Allegro (Cadenza Beethoven) 14.05
5 II. Romance 10.25
6. III. Rondo (Allegro assai) (cadenza Previn) 7.34
Radu Lupu (1-3), piano
André Previn (1-6), piano
London Symphony Orchestra André Previn conductor
rec. 8.XII.1975, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (1-3) & 6.VII.1976, Kingsway Hall, London (4-6) (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3337
Remastered in 2019 from original tapes in 192 kHz/24-bit by Studio Art & Son, Annecy
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1977 & Remastered ℗ 2019 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 44 [45.44]
Joseph HAYDN (1732-1809)
Symphony No. 88 in G major, Hob. I:88
1. I. Adagio – Allegro 7.03
2. II. Largo 7.04
3. III. Menuetto (Allegretto) 4.20
4. IV. Finale (Allegro con spirito) 3.42
Symphony No. 96 in D major “The Miracle”, Hob. I:96
5. I. Adagio – Allegro 7.12
6. II. Andante 6.36
7. III. Menuetto (Allegro) 5.59
8. IV. Finale (Vivace assai) 3.44
London Symphony Orchestra • André Previn conductor
rec. 9.XII.1975, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3328
Newly remastered from original tapes in 192 kHz/24-bit by Studio Art & Son, Annecy
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1977 & Remastered (p) 2021 Parlophone Records Limited.
CD 45 [52.56]
Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893)
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23
1. I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso – Allegro con spirito 20.17
2. II. Andantino semplice – Prestissimo – Tempo I 7.05
3. III. Allegro con fuoco 6.44
Franz LISZT (1811-1886)
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, S. 124
4. I. Allegro maestoso 5.40
5. II. Quasi adagio 4.55
6. III. Allegretto vivace – Allegro animato 4.02
7. IV. Allegro marziale animato 4.11
Horacio Gutiérrez, piano
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 11-13.XII. 1975, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: John Willan; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3262
Newly remastered from original tapes in 192kHz/24-bit by Studio Art & Son, Annecy
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1976 & Remastered (p) 2021 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 46 [81.47]
Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893)
Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20 (beginning)
1. Introduction (Moderato assai) 2.48
Act One
2. No. 1 Scene (Allegro giusto) 2.58
3. No. 2 Waltz (Tempo di valse) 7.15
4. No. 3 Scene (Allegro moderato) 3.43
No. 4 Pas de trois
5. I. Intrada (Allegro) 2.13
6. II. Andante sostenuto 2.27
7. III. Allegro semplice – Presto 1.16
8. IV. Moderato 1.09
9. V. Allegro 1.08
10. VI. Coda (Allegro vivace) 1.45
No. 5, Pas de deux
11. I. Tempo di valse 2.26
12. II. Andante – Allegro – Molto più mosso 5.43
13. III. Tempo di valse 1.37
14. IV. Coda (Allegro molto vivace) 1.56
15. No. 6 Pas d’action (Andantino quasi moderato – Allegro) 1.58
16. No. 7 Subject 0.44
17. No. 8 Dance with Goblets (Tempo di polacca) 5.58
18. No. 9 Finale (Andante) 2.37
Act Two

19. No. 10 Scene (Moderato) 2.46
20. No. 11 Scene (Allegro moderato – Allegro vivo) 4.59
21. No. 12 Scene (Allegro) 3.19
No. 13 Dances of the Swans
22. I. Tempo di valse 2.25
23. II. Moderato assai – Molto più mosso 1.40
24. III. Tempo di valse 1.47
25. IV. Dance of the Little Swans (Allegro moderato) 1.26
26. V. Andante – Andante non troppo – Allegro 7.18
27. VI. Tempo di valse 1.29
28. VII. Coda (Allegro vivace) 1.42
29. No. 14 Scene (Moderato) 2.57
Ida Haendel, violin (12, 26)
Douglas Cummings, cello (26)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 26-28.V & 8-10.VI.1976, Kingsway Hall, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI SLS 5070
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1976 & Remastered ℗ 2011 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 47 [74.55]
PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY 1840-1893
Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20 (conclusion)
Act Three
1. No. 15 Scene (Allegro giusto) 2.32
2. No. 16 Dance of the Guests and the Dwarfs (Moderato assai – Allegro vivo) 2.43
3. No. 17 Scene: Entrance and Waltz of the Special Guests (Allegro – Tempo di valse) 8.08
4. No. 18 Scene (Allegro – Allegro giusto) 8.08
No. 19 Pas de six
5. Intrada 2.41
6. Variation I (Allegro) 1.37
7. Variation II (Andante con moto) 3.23
8. Variation III (Moderato) 1.06
9. Variation IV (Allegro) 0.58
10. Variation V (Moderato – Allegro semplice) 1.24
11. Coda (Allegro molto) 1.48
Pas de deux (additional number)
12. Introduction (Moderato – Andante) 4.03
13. Variation I (Allegro moderato) 0.52
14. Variation II (Allegro) 0.59
15. Coda (Allegro molto vivace) 2.28
16. No. 20 Hungarian Dance: Csárdás (Moderato assai – Allegro moderato – Vivace) 2.54
17. Russian Dance (Cadenza – Andante semplice – Allegro vivo) (additional number) 4.23
18. No. 21 Spanish Dance (Allegro non troppo: tempo di Bolero) 2.29
19. No. 22 Neapolitan Dance (Allegro moderato – Andantino quasi moderato) 2.19
20 No. 23 Mazurka 4.10 4.59
21. No. 24 Scene (Allegro – Valse – Allegro vivo) 3.35
Act Four
22. No. 25 Entr’acte (Moderato) 1.51
23. No. 26 Scene (Allegro non troppo) 2.22
24. No. 27 Dance of the Little Swans (Moderato) 4.23
25. No. 28 Scene (Allegro agitato – Allegro vivace) 3.04
26. No. 29 Finale (Andante – Allegro agitato – Alla breve – Moderato e maestoso) 6.46
Ida Haendel violin (12, 17)
London Symphony Orchestra; André Previn, conductor
rec. 26-28.V & 8-10.VI.1976, Kingsway Hall, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop · Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI SLS 5070
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1976 & Remastered ℗ 2011 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 48 [49.56]
Sergei RACHMANINOV (1873-1943)
Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 44
1. I. Lento (Allegro moderato) 15.26
2. II. Adagio ma non troppo 12.59
3. III. Allegro 12.51
Aleko, opera (Orchestral Excerpts)
4. Intermezzo 3.33
5. Women’s Dance 4.39
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 21-22.VI.1976 (1-4), No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London, 9.XII.1976 (5), Kingsway Hall, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3369
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1977 & Remastered ℗ 2017 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 49 [57.30]
Felix MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847)
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Incidental music, Op. 61 (William Shakespeare)
1. Overture, Op. 21 12.27
2. No. 1 Scherzo (Allegro vivace) 4.52
3. No. 2 Melodram and March of the Elves (L’istesso tempo - Allegro vivace) 2.09
4. No. 3 Song with Chorus: “You spotted snakes” (Allegro ma non troppo) 4.26
5. No. 4 The Spells (Andante - Allegro molto) 0.51
6. No. 5 Intermezzo (Allegro appassionato) - Allegro molto comodo 3.28
7.. No. 6 “What Hempen Homespuns” (Allegro - Allegro molto - Andante - Allegro molto) 5.06
8. No. 7 Notturno (Con moto tranquillo) 7.13
9. No. 8 The removal of the Spells (Andante - Allegro molto - Con moto tranquillo - Allegro molto) 2.09
10. No. 9 Wedding March (Allegro vivace) 5.09
11. No. 10 Fanfare (Allegro comodo) - Marcia funebre (Andante comodo) 1.33
12. No. 11 A Dance of Clowns (Bergamasca. Allegro di molto) 1.41
13. No. 12 Wedding March Reprise (Allegro vivace) 0.53
14. No. 13 Finale: “Tro’ this house give glim’ring light” (Allegro di molto) 4.58
Lilian Watson, soprano
Delia Wallis, mezzo-soprano
Finchley Children’s Music Group (Colin Howard, chorus master)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 8-9.XII.1976, Kingsway Hall, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3377
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1977 & Remastered ℗ 1985 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 50 [55.15]
ANDRÉ PREVIN’S MUSIC NIGHT II
A concert of favourite music featured in the BBC TV series with the London Symphony Orchestra
Mikhail GLINKA (1804-1857)
1. Russlan and Ludmilla, overture 5.07
Samuel BARBER (1910-1981)
2. Adagio for strings, Op. 11 9.34
Manuel de FALLA (1876-1946)
The Three Cornered Hat, ballet (excerpts)
3. The Neighbors 3.09
4. The Miller’s Dance 2.48
5. Final Dance (Jota) 6.50
Claude DEBUSSY (1862-1918)
6. Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, 10.02
George BUTTERWORTH (1885-1916)
7. The Banks of Green Willow 5.52
Johann STRAUSS II (1825-1899)
8. Emperor Waltz, Op. 437 11.49
William Bennett, flute (6)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 15-16.XII.1976, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3338
Newly remastered from original tapes in 192 kHz/24-bit by Studio Art & Son, Annecy
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1977 & Remastered (p) 2021 Parlophone Records Limited.
CD 51 [43.13]
Karl GOLDMARK (1830-1915)
Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 28
1. I. Allegro moderato 14.39
2. II. Andante 6.50
3. III. Moderato - Allegretto 12.52
Pablo de SARASATE (1844-1908)
4. Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 8.47
Itzhak Perlman violin
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra • André Previn conductor
rec. 14-15.I.1977, Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Michael Gray
First release as EMI ASD 3408
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1977 & Remastered ℗ 2015 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 52 [43.51]
Jean SIBELIUS (1865-1957)
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43
1. I. Allegretto 10.16
2. II. Tempo andante ma rubato 13.27
3. III. Vivacissimo 6.13
4. IV. Finale: Allegro moderato 13.52
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 17.I.1977, Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Michael Gray
First release as EMI ASD 3414
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1977 & Remastered ℗ 2017 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 53 [47.53]
Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH (1906-1975)
Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47
1. I. Moderato – Allegro non troppo 17.02
2. II. Allegretto 4.58
3. III. Largo 15.53
4. IV. Allegro non troppo 9.58
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 25.I.1977, Medinah Temple, Chicago (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3443
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1978 & Remastered ℗ 1998 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 54 [60.39]
Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH (1906-1975)
Symphony No. 4 in C minor, Op. 43
1 I. Allegretto poco moderato – Presto – Tempo I 26.06
2 II. Moderato con moto 8.30
3 III. Largo – Allegro 26.00
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 1.II.1977, Medinah Temple, Chicago (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3440
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1978 & Remastered ℗ 1998 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 55 [48.14]
Francis POULENC (1899-1963)
Concerto in G minor, FP 93 for organ, strings and timpani
1. I. Andante - Allegro giocoso 5.38
2. II. Andante moderato 7.16
3. III. Tempo allegro, molto agitato 2.47
4. IV. Très calme - Lent 3.07
5. V. Tempo de l’allegro initial 1.59
6. VI. Tempo de l’introduction - Largo 3.10
Concert champêtre, FP 49 for harpsichord and orchestra
7. I. Allegro molto – Adagio – Allegro molto 10.21
8. II. Andante (Mouvement de sicilienne) 5.50
9. III. Finale (Presto) 8.04
Simon Preston organ & harpsichord
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
Recorded: 21 (7-9) & 22-23 (1-6).III.1977, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3489
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1978 & Remastered ℗ 1997 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 56 [43.32]
Joaquín RODRIGO (1901-1999)
Concierto de Aranjuez, for guitar and orchestra
1. I. Allegro con spirito 6.09
2. II. Adagio 10.48
3. III. Allegro gentile 5.04
Fantasía para un gentilhombre, for guitar and small orchestra
4. I. Villano y ricercare (Adagietto – Andante moderato) 4.56
5. II. Españoleta y Fanfare de la Caballería de Nápoles (Adagio – Allegretto – Adagio) 9.16
6. III. Danza de la Hachas (Allegro con brio) 2.08
7. IV. Canario (Allegro ma non troppo) 5.08
Angel Romero. guitar
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec 28-30.III.1977, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Michael Gray
First release as EMI ASD 3415
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1977 & Remastered ℗ 1987 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 57 [50.33]
Henri DUPARC (1848-1933)
1. Phydilé (Leconte de Lisle) 5.56
2. La Vie antérieure (Charles Baudelaire) 4.20
3. Le Manoir de Rosemonde (Robert de Bonnières) 2.41
4. Au pays où se fait la guerre (Théophile Gautier) 5.34
5. L’Invitation au voyage (Charles Baudelaire) 4.38
Ernest CHAUSSON (1855-1899)
Poème de l’amour et de la mer, Op. 19 (Maurice Bouchor)
6. I. La Fleur des eaux (Calme) 11.27
7. II. Interlude (Lent et triste) 2.41
8. III. La Mort de l’amour (Vif et joyeux – Sombre et solennel – Lent et triste) 13.11
Dame Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano (1-6, 8)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 18-21.IV.1977, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3455
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1978 & Remastered ℗ 1995 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 58 [79.44]
Olivier MESSIAEN (1908-1992)
Turangalîla-Symphonie
1. I. Introduction 6.46
2. II. Chant d’amour I 8.34
3. III. Turangalîla I 5.34
4. IV. Chant d’amour II 11.29
5. V. Joie du sang et des étoiles 6.31
6. VI. Jardin du sommeil d’amour 12.26
7. VII. Turangalîla II 3.43
8. VIII. Développement de l’amour 11.55
9. IX. Turangalîla III 5.14
10. X. Final 7.09
Michel Béroff, piano
Jeanne Loriod, ondes Martenot
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 11-13.VII.1977, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI SLS 5117
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1978 & Remastered ℗ 1997 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 59 [47.03]
Antonín DVOŘÁK (1841-1904)
Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104
1. I. Allegro 15.23
2. II. Adagio ma non troppo 11.39
3. III. Finale (Allegro moderato) 12.25
4. Rondo in G minor, for cello and orchestra Op. 94 7.34
Paul Tortelier, cello
London Symphony Orchestra • André Previn conductor
Recorded: 18 & 21.IX.1977, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop · Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3652
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1979 & Remastered ℗ 1988 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 60 [48.10]
Johannes BRAHMS (1833-1897)
Vier Ernste Gesänge (Four Serious Songs), Op. 121
1. I. Denn es geht dem Menschen 4.57
2. II. Ich wandte mich un sahe an alle 4.43
3. III. O Tod, wie bitter bist du 3.40
4. IV. Wenn ich mit Menschen 5.43
5. Ständchen, Op 106, No. 1 1.39
6. Auf dem Kirchhofe, Op. 105, No. 4 3.08
7. Gestillte Sehnsucht, Op. 91, No. 1 6.31
8. Geistliches Wiegenlied, Op. 91, No. 2 5.46
9. Therese, Op. 86 No. 1, 1.37
10. Wie melodien zieth es mir, Op. 105, No. 1, 2.11
11. Sappische Ode, Op. 94, No. 4 3.01
12. Der Jäger, Op. 95, No. 4 1.15
13. Regenlied, WoO 23, 1.42
14. Vergebliches Ständchen, Op. 84 No. 4 2.11
Dame Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano
Cecil Aronowitz, viola (7-8)
André Previn, piano
rec. 30-31.X & 7-8.XI.1977, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3605
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1978 & Remastered ℗ Parlophone Records Limited
CD 61 [46.53]
Sergei PROKOFIEV (1891-1953)
Symphony No. 1 in D major “Classical”, Op. 25
1. I. Allegro 4.10
2. II. Lhargetto 4.10
3. III. Gavotte (Non troppo allegro) 1.35
4. IV. Finale (Molto vivace) 4.14
Symphony No. 7 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131
5. I. Moderato 9.22
6. II. Allegretto 8.06
7. III. Andante espressivo 6.32
8. IV. Vivace 8.40
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 7-8 & 12.XII.1977, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3556
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1978 & Remastered ℗ 1986 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 62 [54.48]
Joseph HAYDN (1732-1809)
Symphony No. 94 in G major “Surprise”, Hob. I:94
1. I. Adagio cantabile – Vivace assai 10.03
2. II. Andante 6.51
3. III. Menuetto (Allegro molto – Trio) 5.28
4. IV. Allegro di molto 4.03
Symphony No. 104 in D major “London”, Hob. I:104
5. I. Adagio – Allegro 9.28
6. II. Andante 6.44
7. III. Menuetto (Trio) 5.15
8. IV. Finale (Spiritoso) 6.52
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 13-15.V.1978, Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Michael Sheady
First release as EMI ASD 3839
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1979 & Remastered ℗ 1994 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 63 [59.43]
Gustav MAHLER (1860-1911)
Symphony No. 4 in G major
1. I. Bedächtig. Nicht eilen 17.47
2. II. In gemächliger Bewegung. Ohne hast 9.11
3. III. Ruhevoll (Poco adagio) 22.50
4. IV. Sehr behaglich: “Wir geniessen die Himmlischen Freuden” 9.53
Elly Ameling. soprano (4)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec.15-16.V.1978, Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Michael Shead
First release as EMI ASD 3783
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1979 & Remastered ℗ 1994 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 64 [44.42]
Benjamin BRITTEN (1913-1976)
A Spring Symphony, Op. 44
Part One
1. I. Introduction: Shine out (Anon. 16th century) 9.42
2. II. The Merry Cuckoo (Edmund Spencer) 2.00
3. III. Spring, the sweet Spring (Thomas Nashe) 1.58
4. IV. The Driving Boy (George Peele & John Clare) 2.09
5. V. The Morning Star (John Milton) 3.17
Part Two
6. I. Welcome, Maids of Honour (Robert Herrick) 2.39
7. II. Waters above! (Henry Vaughan) 2.32
8. III. Out on the lawn I lie in bed (Wystan Hugh Auden) 6.30
Part Three
9. I. When will my May come (Richard Barnfield) 2.24
10. II. Fair and Fair (George Peele) 2.21
11. III. Sound the Flute! (William Blake) 1.21
Part Four
12. Finale: London, to thee I do present (Richard Beaumont, John Fletcher & anon. 13th century) 7.46
Sheila Armstrong, soprano
Dame Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano
Robert Tear, tenor
The London Symphony Orchestra Chorus (Richard Hickox, chorus master)
St. Clement Danes Grammar School Boy’s Choir (Keith Walters, chorus master)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 28-29.VI.1978, Kingsway Hall, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop · Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3650
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1979 & Remastered ℗ 1986 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 65 [58.44]
Felix MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847)
Symphony No. 4 in A major “Italian”, Op. 90
1. I. Allegro vivace 10.46
2. II. Andante con moto 6.10
3. III. Con moto moderato 6.21
4. IV. Saltarello (Presto) 5.54
5. The Hebrides, overture Op. 26 9.26
6. Ruy Blas, overture Op. 95 7.32
7. A Midsummer Night’s Dream, overture Op. 21 12.31
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 8-9.XII.1976, Kingsway Hall, London (7), 13.VII.1978 (1-4) & 28.XI.1978 (5-6), No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Christopher Bishop; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3763
Newly remastered from original tapes in 192 kHz/24-bit by Studio Art & Son, Annecy
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1977 (7) & 1979 (1-6), Remastered (p) 2021 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 66 [41.17]
Maurice RAVEL (1875-1937)
1. Boléro, ballet, M.81 17.20
Daphnis et Chloé, M.57, ballet suite No. 2
2. I. Lever du jour 5.20
3. II. Pantomime 6.47
4. III. Danse générale 5.07
5. Pavane pour une infante défunte, M.19 6.41
Peter Lloyd, flute (5)
David Cripps, horn (6)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 14.VII.1978, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (2-6), 26.VI.1979, Kingsway Hall, London (1) (STEREO)
rec. Suvi Raj Grubb (1), Christopher Bishop (2-6); Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3912
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1980 & Remastered ℗ 1984 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 67 [57.45]
Sir Edward ELGAR (1857-1934)
Variations on an Original Theme “Enigma”, Op. 36
1. Theme: Andante 1.17
2. Variation 1: C.A.E. (The composer’s wife) 1.54
3. Variation 2: H.D. S-P (Hew David Steuart-Powell) 0.47
4. Variation 3: R.B.T. (Richard Baxter Townsend) 1.22
5. Variation 4: W.M.B. (William Meath Baker) 0.31
6. Variation 5: R.P.A. (Richard Penrose Arnold) 2.01
7. Variation 6: Ysobel (Isobel Fitton) 1.23
8. Variation 7: Troyte (Troyte Griffith) 0.59
9. Variation 8: W.N. (Winifred Norbury) 1.59
10. Variation 9: Nimrod (A. J. Jaeger) 4.35
11. Variation 10: Intermezzo: Dorabella (Dora Penny) 2.42
12. Variation 11: G.R.S. (George Robertson Sinclair) 0.58
13. Variation 12: B.G.N. (Basil G. Nevison) 2.50
14. Variation 13: Romanza * * * (Lady Mary Lygon) 2.46
15. Variation 14: Finale: E.D.U. (The composer) 5.12
Ralph VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872-1958)
16. The Wasps, Aristophanic Suite, overture 9.15
17. Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis 17.09
rec. 27-28.XI.1978, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (1-16), 26.VI.1979, Kingsway Hall, London (17) (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3857
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1980 & Remastered ℗ 2007 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 68 [60.59]
Felix MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847)
Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49
1. I. Molto allegro ed agitato 10.09
2. II. Andante con moto tranquillo 6.42
3. III. Scherzo (Leggiero e vivace) 3.46
4. IV. Saltarello (Allegro assai appassionato) 8.37
Robert SCHUMANN (1810-1856)
Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 63
5. I. Mit Energie und Leidenschaft 12.43
6. II. Lebhaft, doch nicht zu rasch 4.41
7. III. Langsam, mit inniger Empfindung 6.26
8. IV. Mit Feuer 7.53
Kyung-Wha Chung, violin
Paul Tortelier, cello
André Previn, piano
rec. 11-12.XII.1978, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: John Fraser; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3894
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1980 & Remastered ℗ Parlophone Records Limited
CD 69 [46.11]
Karl GOLDMARK (1830-1915)
Symphony No. 1 in E-flat major “Rustic Wedding”, Op. 26
1. I. Hochzeitsmarsch (Variationen. Moderato molto) 17.14
2. II. Brautlied (Intermezzo. Allegretto) 4.19
3. III. Serenade (Scherzo. Allegro moderato scherzando) 5.10
4. IV. Im Garten (Andante) 10.38
5. V. Tanz (Finale. Allegro molto) 8.48
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 17-20.II.1979, Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Michael Gray
First release as EMI ASD 3891
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1980 & Remastered ℗ 2009 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 70 [45.08]
Jean SIBELIUS (1865-1957)
Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
1. I. Allegro moderato 16.11
2. II. Adagio di molto 8.49
3. III. Allegro, ma non tanto 7.35
Christian SINDING (1856-1941)
Suite for violin and orchestra, Op. 10
4. I. Presto 1.44
5. II. Adagio 5.41
6. III. Tempo giusto 5.08
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 23-24.II.1979, Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Michael Gray
First release as EMI ASD 3933
Remastered from original tapes by Abbey Road Studios, 2015
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1980 & Remastered ℗ 2015 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 71 [48.25]
Claude DEBUSSY (1862-1918)
Images for orchestra, CD 118a
1. I. Gigues 7.15
II. Iberia
2. 1 Par les rues et par les chemins 7.26
3. 2 Les Parfums de la nuit 9.57
4. 3 Le Matin d’un jour de fête 5.00
5. III. Rondes de printemps 8.14
6. Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, 10.30
Peter Lloyd. flute (6)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 2-3.VII.1979, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3804
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1979 & Remastered ℗ Parlophone Records Limited
CD 72 [62.44]
Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH (1906-1975)
Symphony No. 13 in B-flat minor “Babi Yar”, Op. 113 (text: Yevgeny Yevtushenko)
1. I. Babi Yar 16.51
2. II. Humor 8.30
3. III. In the store 12.00
4. IV. Fears 12.48
5. V. A career 12.33
Dimiter Petkov, bass
London Symphony Orchestra Chorus (men’s voices) (Richard Hickox, chorus master)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 5-6.VII.1979, Kingsway Hall, London (17) (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3911
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1980 & Remastered ℗ 1999 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 73 [58.55]
Richard STRAUSS (1864-1949)
1. Don Juan, Op. 20 17.22
2. Till Eulenspiegels Iustige Streiche, Op. 28 15.02
3. Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24 26.30
Wiener Philharmoniker / André Previn, conductor
rec. 11 & 14-16.IV.1980, Musikverein, Grosser Saal, Wien (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3913
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1980 & Remastered ℗ 2017 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 74 [41.10]
Hector BERLIOZ (1803-1869)
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem), Op. 5 H. 75 (beginning)
1. I. Requiem et Kyrie – Introitus 12.29
2. II. Dies irae – Prosa 13.17
3. III. Quid sum miser 3.56
4. IV. Rex tremendae majestatis 6.11
5. V. Quaerens me 5.14
London Philharmonic Choir (John Alldis, chorus master)
London Philharmonic Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 21-24.IV.1980, Walthamstow Town Hall, London (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI SLS 5209
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1981 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 75 [47.40]
Hector BERLIOZ (1803-1869)
Grande Messe des morts (Requiem), Op. 5 H. 75 (conclusion)
1. VI. Lacrymosa 10.04
2. VII. Offertorium 9.32
3. VIII. Hostias 3.34
4. IX. Sanctus 12.01
5. X. Agnus Dei 12.26
Robert Tear tenor (4)
London Philharmonic Choir (John Alldis, chorus master)
London Philharmonic Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 21-24.IV.1980, Walthamstow Town Hall, London (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI SLS 5209
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1981 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 76 [42.53]
Erich Wolfgang KORNGOLD (1897-1957)
Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
1. I Moderato nobile 8.27
2. II Romanze (Andante) 8.11
3. III Finale (Allegro assai vivace) 7.06
Julius CONUS (1869–1942)
Violin Concerto in E minor
4. I Allegro molto — Andante espressivo 5.23
5. II Adagio 9.53
6. III Cadenza — Allegro subito 3.37
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 17-19.V.1980, Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Michael Sheady
First release as EMI ASD 4206
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1981 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 77 [37.05]
André PREVIN (1929-2019)
‘A DIFFERENT KIND OF BLUES’
1. Look At Him Go 3.50
2. Little Face 4.11
3. Who Reads Reviews 4.11
4. Night Thoughts 6.18
5. A Different Kind of Blues 6.20
6. Chocolate Apricot 5.00
7. The Five of Us 2.51
8. Make Up Your Mind 3.51
Itzhak Perlman, violin
André Previn, piano
Shelly Manne, drums
Jim Hall, guitar
Red Mitchell, double bass
rec. 23-24.V.1980, Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Michael Sheady
First release as EMI ASD 3965
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1980 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 78 [43.33]
George GERSHWIN (1898-1937)
1. Porgy and Bess, A symphonic picture (arranged Robert Russell Bennett) 17.26
2. Second Rhapsody, for piano and orchestra (arranged, Robert McBride) 15.24
3. Cuban Overture 10.41
Cristina Ortiz, piano
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 1-2.VII.1980, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 3982
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1981 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 79 [42.35]
André PREVIN (1929-2019)
‘IT’S A BREEZE’
1. It’s a breeze 3.32
2. Rain in My Head 6.34
3. Catgut Your Tongue 6.10
4. It’s About Time 3.12
5. Quiet Didding 5.04
6. A Tune for Heather 7.40
7. Bowing and Scraping 5.00
8. The Red Bar 5.23
Itzhak Perlman, violin
André Previn, piano
Shelly Manne, drums
Jim Hall, guitar
Red Mitchell, double bass
rec. 21-22.XI.1980, Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Michael Sheady
First release as EMI EMD 5537
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1981 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 80 [56.59]
Maurice RAVEL (1875-1937)
Daphnis et Chloé, ballet, M.57
Première partie: une prairie à la lisière d’un bois sacré
1. Introduction (Lent) 3.05
2. Danse religieuse (Modéré) 5.17
3. Scène (Un peu plus lent - Mouvement du début - Vif) 1.54
4. Danse générale (Vif) 0.49
5. Scène (Moins vite) 0.42
6. Danse grotesque de Dorcon (Très modéré - Pesant - Plus animé - Plus modéré) 1.50
7. Danse légère et gracieuse de Daphnis (Assez lent - Plus animé) 4.31
8.. Scène - Danse de Lyceion - Arrivée des pirates (Un peu retenu - Animé - Vif - Lent - Libre) 3.28
9. Nocturne (Lent - Très libre - Très modéré - Plus lent - Modérément animé - Très animé - Lent) 1.42
10. Danse lente et mystérieuse des nymphes (Modéré - Lent et très souple de mesure) 3.13
Deuxième partie: le camp des pirates
11. Interlude (Lent) 2.30
12. Introduction (Lent) 0.14
13. Danse guerrière (Animé et très rude) 5.03
14. Danse suppliante de Chloé (Modéré - Animé - Lent) 5.32
Troisième partie: même décor que la première partie
15. Introduction (Modéré) 0.20
16. Lever du jour (Lent) 5.53
17. Pantomime (Lent - Très lent - En animant - Lent) 5.52
18. Danse générale (Bacchanale) 4.58
London Symphony Chorus (Richard Cooke, chorus master)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn conductor
rec. 28-29.VI.1981, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 4099
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1982 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 81 [44.20]
Maurice RAVEL (1875-1937)
L’Enfant et les sortilèges, Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties (The Child and the Spells: A Lyric Fantasy in Two Parts), (opera in one act, two parts, M.71 (Libretto: Colette)
Part one: The House
1. Introduction (L’Enfant, Maman) 4.25
2. « Votre serviteur humble, bergère » (La Bergère, le Fauteuil, l’horloge comtoise, l’Enfant, Chorus) 3.16
3. « How’s your mug? » (La Théière, la Tasse chinoise, l’Enfant, le Feu, Chorus) 8.47
4. « Oui, c’est elle, ta princesse enchantée » (La Princesse, l’Enfant) 7.07
5. « Deux robinets coulent dans un réservoir » (Le Petit vieillard, l’Enfant, les Chats) 4.43
Part two: The Garden
6. Musique d’insectes, de rainettes - « Ah ! Quelle joie de te retrouver, jardin » (Chorus, l’Enfant, l’Arbre, la Libellule, le Rossignol, les Rainettes, la Chauve-souris) 7.25
7. « Sauve-toi, sotte ! Et la cage ? La cage ? » (L’Écureuil, la Rainette, l’Enfant) 2.57
8. « Ah ! C’est l’enfant au couteau ! » (Chorus, l’Enfant) 5.37
Susan Davenny Wyner, mezzo-soprano (L’Enfant)
Jocelyne Taillon, alto (Maman, la Tasse chinoise, la Libellule, la Chouette)
Arleen Augér, soprano (Le Feu, la Princesse, le Rossignol)
Linda Finnie, mezzo-soprano (La Chatte, un pâtre)
Jane Berbié, mezzo-soprano (La Bergère, l’Écureuil, La Chauve-souris)
Philip Langridge, tenor (La Théière, le Petit vieillard, la Rainette)
Philippe Huttenlocher, baritone (Le Chat, l’Horloge comtoise)
Jules Bastin, bass (Le Fauteuil, l’Arbre)
Linda Richardson, soprano (Une pastourelle)
Ambrosian Opera Chorus (John McCarthy, chorus master)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 7-8.VII.1981, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Mark Vigars
First release as EMI ASD 4167
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1982 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 82 [52.22]
Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH (1906-1975)
Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93
1. I. Moderato 21.28
2. II. Allegro 4.31
3. III. Allegretto – Largo – Più mosso 11.45
4. IV. Andante – Allegro – L’istesso tempo 14.35
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 2-3.VII.1982, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 4405
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1983 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 83 [49.02]
Richard STRAUSS (1864-1949)
Eine Alpensinfonie (Alpine Symphony), Op. 64
1. I. Nacht – (Night) 3.27
2. II. Sonnenaufgang – (Sunrise) 1.31
3. III. Der Anstieg – (The Ascent) 2.22
4. IV. Der Eintritt in der Wald – (Entering the forest) 5.22
5. V. Wanderung neben dem Bache – (Wandering by the brook) 0.45
6. VI. Am Wasserfall – (Waterfall) 0.14
7. VII. Erscheinung – (Apparition) 0.45
8. VIII. Auf blumige Wiesen – (In flowery meadows) 0.57
9. IX. Auf der Alm – (On the Alpine pasture) 2.30
10. X. Durch Dickicht und Gestrüpp auf Irrwegen – (Through thicket and undergrowth on the wrong path) 1.28
11. XII. Auf dem Gletscher – (On the glacier) 0.59
12. XIII. Gerfahrvolle Augenblicke – (Dangerous moments) 1.20
13. XIV. Auf dem Gipfel – (On the summit) 4.4
14. XV. Vision – (Vision) 2.51
15. XVI. Nebel steigen auf – (Mists rise up) 0.20
16. XVII. Die Sonne verdüstert sich allmählich – (The sun grows dark) 0.5
17. XVIII. Elegie – (Elegy –) 1.46
18. XIX. Stille vor dem Sturm – (Calm before the storm) 2.49
19. XX. Gewitter und Sturm – (Thunderstorm) 3.49
20. XXI. Sonnenuntergang – (Descent) 2.08
21. XXII. Ausklang – (Sunset) 6.03
22. XXIII. Nacht (Night) 2.01
Philadelphia Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 28.II.1983, Old Metropolitan Opera House, Philadelphia (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 1435771
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1983 & Remastered (p) 2000 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 84 [62.13]
Sergei PROKOFIEV (1891-1953)
Cinderella, ballet, Op. 87 (beginning)
Act One
1. No. 1 Introduction (Andante dolce) 2.36
2. No. 2 Dance with the Shawl (Allegretto) 3.29
3. No. 3 Cinderella (Andante dolce) 3.18
4. No. 4 The Father (Andantino) 2.57
5. No. 5 The Beggar-woman (Adagio) 2.15
6. No. 6 The Sisters’ new clothes (Vivo) 2.07
7. No. 7 The Dancing Lesson (Allegretto) 2.49
8. No. 8 Departure for the Ball (Vivo) 1.26
9. No. 9 Cinderella dreams of the Ball (Andante dolce) 2.12
10. No. 10 Gavotte (Allegretto) 2.20
11. No. 11 The Beggar-woman returns (Adagio) 1.35
12. No. 12 Spring Fairy (Presto) 1.25
13. No. 13 Summer Fairy (Andantino sognando) 1.44
14. No. 14 Grasshoppers and Dragonflies (Vivace con brio) 0.52
15. No. 15 Autumn Fairy (Allegro moderato) 1.30
16. No. 16 Winter Fairy (Allegro moderato) 1.14
1.7 No. 17 Interrupted departure (Vivo) 0.55
18. No. 18 Clock Scene (Allegro moderato) 1.26
19. No. 19 Cinderella’s departure for the Ball (Allegro espressivo) 2.15
Act Two (beginning)
20. No. 20 Court dance (Andante grazioso) 2.22
21. No. 21 Passepied (Allegretto) 1.44
22. No. 22 Cavaliers’ dance (Bourrée: Allegro pesante) 1.29
23. No. 23 Skinny’s variation (Allegretto) 0.49
24 No. 24 Dumpy’s variation (Allegretto capriccioso) 1.36
25. No. 25 Court dance (Andante grazioso) 0.45
26. No. 26 Mazurka and Entry of the Prince (Allegro) 3.11
27. No. 27 Dance of the Prince’s Companions (Allegro moderato) 0.59
28. No. 28 Mazurka (Allegro ma non troppo) 2.38
29. No. 29 Cinderella’s arrival at the Ball (Allegro – Andante) 2.45
30. No. 30 Grand Waltz (Allegretto) 5.19
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. IV.1983, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI SLS 1435953
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1983 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 85 [50.53]
Sergei PROKOFIEV (1891-1953)
Cinderella, ballet, Op. 87 (conclusion)
Act Two (conclusion)
1. No. 31 Promenade (Allegro tranquillo) 1.39
2 No. 32 Cinderella’s variation (Allegro grazioso) 1.29
3. No. 33 The Prince’s variation (Andante con brio) 1.09
4.. No. 34 The Guests take refreshment (Moderato) 1.19
5. No. 35 Duet of the Sisters with their Oranges (Allegro con brio) 1.32
6. No. 36 Pas de deux: The Prince and Cinderella (Adagio) 4.45
7. No. 37 Waltz-Coda (Allegro espressivo) 2.49
8. No. 38 Midnight (Allegro moderato) 2.17
Act Three
9. No. 39 The Prince and the Shoemakers (Allegro scherzando) 1.42
10. No. 40 First galop (Presto) 1.41
11. No. 41 Temptation (Moderato – Allegretto) 3.25
12. No. 42 Second galop (Presto) 0.58
13. No. 43 Orientalia (Andante dolce) 2.17
14. No. 44 Third galop (Allegro marcato) 1.29
15. No. 45 Cinderella awakes (Andante dolce) 4.28
16 No. 46 The Morning after the Ball (Allegretto capriccioso – Moderato – Vivo) 2.37
17. No. 47 The Prince’s visit (Vivace) 3.59
18. No. 48 The Prince finds Cinderella (Adagio passionato) 2.36
19. No. 49 Slow Waltz (Adagio) 5.15
20. No. 50 Amoroso (Andante dolcissimo) 3.20
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. IV.1983, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI SLS 1435953
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1983 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 86 [50.48]
Claude DEBUSSY (1862-1918)
La Mer,
1. I. De l’aube à midi sur la mer 9.06
2. II. Jeux de vagues 7.03
3. III. Dialogue du vent et de la mer 8.17
Trois Nocturnes,
4. I. Nuages 7.58
5. II. Fêtes 6.40
6. III. Sirènes 11.24
Ambrosian Chorus (John McCarthy, chorus master) (6)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 12 & 15.IV.1983, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Suvi Raj Grubb; Balance engineer: Christopher Parker
First release as EMI ASD 14363210190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1984 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 87 [54.15]
Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791)
1. Vorrei spiegarvi, Oh Dio!, K 418 (Attrib. Da Ponte) 6.50
2. Exsultate, jubilate, motet, K 165 15.36
3. Il re pastore, K 208, Act II: Rondo. “L’amerò, sarò costante” (After Metastasio) 7.09
4. Basta, vincesti... Ah, non lasciarmi, K 486a (Metastasio) 6.50
5. Un moto di gioia, K 579 (Attrib. Da Ponte) 1.46
6. Ch’io mi scordi di te… Non temer, amato bene, Scena and Rondo, K 490 (Varesco) 9.17
7. Misera! Dove son... Ah! Non son io, K 369 (Metastasio) 6.44
Kathleen Battle, soprano
Dinah Harris, soprano (6)
Barry Griffiths, violin (3, 6)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 9, 13, 15-16.V & 30.VIII.1985, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: David R. Murray; Balance engineers: Christopher Parker (1-3, 6-7), Michael Gray (4-5)
First release as EMI CDC 7 47355 2
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1986 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 88 [50.17]
Camille SAINT-SAËNS (1835-1921)
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22
1. I. Andante sostenuto 11.12
2. II. Allegro scherzando 5.55
3. III. Presto 6.38
Piano Concerto No. 4 in C minor, Op. 44
4. I. Allegro moderato – Andante 12.52
5. II. Allegro vivace – Andante – Allegro 13.37
Jean-Philippe Collard. piano
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 11-12.XI.1985, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: John Fraser; Balance engineer: Mike Clements
First release as EMI CDC 7 47816 2
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1987 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 89 [67.12]
Maurice RAVEL (1875-1937)
Valses nobles et sentimentales, M.61
1. I. Modéré 1.28
2. II. Assez lent, avec une expression intense 3.08
3. III. Modéré 1.25
4. IV. Assez animé 1.28
5. V Presque lent, dans un sentiment intime 1.47
6. VI. Assez vif 0.55
7. VII. Moins vif 3.12
8. VIII. Epilogue (Lent) 4.41
Le Tombeau de Couperin, M.68a
9. I. Prélude 3.35
10. II. Forlane 6.16
11. III. Menuet 5.29
12. IV. Rigaudon 3.15
13. Alborada del Gracioso, from Miroirs, M.43 No. 4 7.40
Rapsodie espagnole, M.54
14. I. Prélude à la nuit 4.29
15. II. Malagueña 2.08
16. III. Habanera 2.57
17. IV. Feria 6.35
18. Pavane pour une infante défunte, M.19 6.39
Michael Chapman, bassoon (13)
Jeffrey Briant, horn (18)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 30.XI & 4.XII.1985, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: John Fraser; Balance engineer: Mark Vigars
First release as EMI CDC 7 47468 2
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1986, Remastered (p) 2000 (1-8, 18) Parlophone Records Limited
CD 90 [45.36]
Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893)
The Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71 (beginning)
1. Miniature Overture 3.30
Act One
2. No. 1 The Decoration of the Christmas Tree 4.07
3. No. 2 March 2.24
4. No. 3 Children’s Galop and Entry of the Parents 2.33
5. No. 4 Arrival of Drosselmeyer 5.46
6. No. 5 Grandfather’s Dance 5.54
7. No. 6 Scene: Clara and the Nutcracker 6.49
8. No. 7 Scene: The Battle 3.34
9. No. 8 Scene: In the Pine Forest 4.23
10. No. 9 Waltz of the Snowflakes 6.31
Ambrosian Singers (John McCarthy, chorus master) (10)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 29-31.I & 1.II.1986, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: John Fraser; Balance engineer: Stuart Eltham
First release as EMI CDS 7 47267 8
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1986 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 91 [42.14]
Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893)
The Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71 (conclusion)
Act Two
1. No. 10 Scene: The Kingdom of Sweets 4.21
2. No. 11 Scene: Clara and the Prince 4.29
No. 12 Divertissement
3. Chocolate: Spanish Dance 1.11
4. Coffee: Arabian Dance 3.29
5. Tea: Chinese Dance 1.10
6. Trepak: Russian Dance 1.09
7. Dance of the Reed Pipes 2.21
8. Mother Gigogne 2.47
9. No. 13 Waltz of the Flowers 6.51
10. No. 14 Pas de deux 5.16
11. Variation I: Tarantella 0.45
12. Variation II: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy 2.17
13. Coda 1.21
14. No. 15 Final Waltz and Apotheosis 4.40
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 29-31.I & 1.II.1986, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: John Fraser; Balance engineer: Stuart Eltham
First release as EMI CDS 7 47267 8
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1986 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 92 [75.25]
Johannes BRAHMS (1833-1897)
Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45
1. I. “Selig sind, die da Leid tragen” 11.46
2. II. “Denn alles Fleisch, es ist wie Gras“ 14.28
3. III. “Herr, lehre doch mich” 11.39
4. IV. “Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen, Herr Zebaoth!“ 5.36
5. V. “Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit” 7.23
6. VI. “Denn wir haben hie keine bleibende Statt“ 12.21
7. VII. “Selig sind die Toten, die in dem Herren sterben“ 12.12
Margaret Price, soprano (5)
Samuel Ramey, baritone (3, 6)
Ambrosian Singers (John McCarthy, chorus master)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. VII.1986, All Saints, Tooting, London (STEREO)
Producer: Helmut Mühle; Balance engineer: Tony Faulkner
First release as TELDEC 8.43335 ZK
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics/Teldec release, (p) 1986 Warner Music UK Limited
CD 93 [60.11]
Camille SAINT-SAËNS (1835-1921)
Piano Concerto No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 29
1. I. Moderato assai – Più mosso (Allegro maestoso) 14.16
2. II. Andante 8.54
3. III. Allegro non troppo 7.55
Piano Concerto No. 5 in F major “L’Égyptien”, Op. 103
4. I. Allegro animato 11.42
5. II. Andante – Allegretto tranquillo quasi andantino 11.14
6. III. Molto allegro 6.08
Jean-Philippe Collard, piano
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. IX.1986, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: David Groves; Balance engineer: Mike Clements
First release as EMI CDC 7 49051 2
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1987 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 94 [56.50]
William WALTON (1902-1983)
Viola Concerto (revised version 1961)
1. I. Andante comodo 8.53
2. II. Vivo, con molto preciso 4.16
3. III. Allegro moderato 12.42
Violin Concerto (revised version 1943)
4. I. Andante tranquillo 11.17
5. II. Presto capriccioso alla napolitana – Trio (Canzonetta) – Tempo I 6.36
6. III. Vivace 12.51
Nigel Kennedy violin & viola
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
rec. 27.VI (4-6) & 9.IX (1-3) 1987, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: Andrew Keener; Balance engineer: Mike Clements
First release as EMI CDC 7 49051 2
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1987 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 95 [62.50]
Camille SAINT-SAËNS (1835-1921)
Piano Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 17
1. I. Andante – Allegro assai 12.28
2. II. Andante sostenuto quasi adagio 9.35
3. III. Allegro con fuoco 6.56
4. Wedding Cake, Caprice-valse, Op. 76 6.2
5. Rhapsodie d’Auvergne, Op. 73 10.19
6. Allegro appassionato, Op. 70 6.14
7. Africa, Fantaisie, Op. 89 10.50
Jean-Philippe Collard, piano
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / André Previn, conductor
Recorded: 14-15.IX.1987, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London (STEREO)
Producer: David Groves; Balance engineer: Mike Clements
First release as EMI CDC 7 49757 2
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, ℗ 1988 Parlophone Records Limited
CD 96 (Bonus CD) [77.43]
Documentary ‘André Previn – A Memoir’
Presented and produced by Jon Tolansky
1. Introduction and Overview, 5.22
Extracts from Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker (March) - Commentary from André Previn, Sir Tom Stoppard, Thomas Martin, Carolyn Woods, Denis Wick, Robin Brightman
2. BBC Television Series, 7.55
Signature Music for André Previn’s Music Night - Commentary from James Holland, Gerald Newson, Thomas Martin - Extracts from Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2 (IV)
3. Background preceding career as conductor, and early conducting career, 6.19
Commentary from Gerald Newson - Extracts from Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No 1. (III) – with Kyung-Wa Chung (violin) and Paul Tortelier (cello)
Commentary from Robin Brightman - Extracts from Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem (Dies Irae)
4. Appointment as Principal Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra, 10.04
Commentary from Denis Wick, Gerald Newson - Extracts from Gershwin: An American in Paris (Rehearsal – Performance)
Commentary from Denis Wick - Extracts from Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 17 – André Previn (piano), Sir Adrian Boult (conductor)
Commentary from André Previn - Extracts from Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem (Lacrymosa)
5. Qualities and achievement as Principal Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra, 14.56
Extracts from Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem (Lacrymosa)* - Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé (opening scene - Daphnis and Chloé mime the story of Pan and Syrinx)**
Commentary from *Denis Wick - ** André Previn
6. Classical and Jazz Pianist, 6.16
Extracts from Ravel: Piano Trio (I) with Yong Uck Kim (violin) and Ralph Kirshbaum (cello)
Previn: ‘It’s a Breeze’ with Itzhak Perlman (violin), Shelly Manne (drums), Jim Hall (guitar), Red Mitchell (Bass)
Commentary from Michael Gray - Extracts from Joplin: The Easy Winners – with Itzhak Perlman
7. Composer for Theatre and Television Drama, 10.19
Commentary from Sir Tom Stoppard, Robin Brightman - Previn: Jennie, Lady Randolph Churchill (Signature Music)
8. Breadth of Orchestral Repertoire, 9.40
Commentary from Robin Brightman - Extracts from Haydn: Symphony No. 88 (1)
Commentary from Gerald Newson - Extracts from Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast (Then Sing Aloud To God Our Strength) – Goldmark: Rustic Wedding Symphony (V)
9. Public Following, Personality, Legacy, and Conclusion, 6.48
Commentary from Robin Brightman, Carolyn Woods, Ray Northcott - Extracts from Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2 (IV)
Commentary from Sir Tom Stoppard - Extracts from Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2 (IV)
0190295065737 · A Warner Classics release, (p) 2021 Jon Tolansky (spoken material) & Parlophone Records Limited (sound recordings
Kyung-Wha Chung (violin)
Jean-Philippe Collard (piano)
David Cripps (horn)
Douglas Cummings (cello)
Terence Emery (bongos)
Gerald English (tenor)
Mia Farrow (narrator)
Linda Finnie (mezzo-soprano)
Barry Griffiths (violin)
Horacio Gutierrez (piano)
Ida Haendel (violin)
Jim Hall (guitar)
Dinah Harris (soprano)
Philippe Huttenlocher (baritone)
Nigel Kennedy (violin, viola)
Yong Uck Kim (violin)
Ralph Kirshbaum (cello)
Hans-Joachim Kulenkampff (narrator)
Michael Langdon (bass)
Philip Langridge (tenor)
Peter Lloyd (flute)
Jeanne Loriod (ondes Martenot)
Radu Lupu (piano)
Benjamin Luxon (baritone)
Shelly Manne (drums)
Red Mitchell (double bass)
Cristina Ortiz (piano)
Itzhak Perlman (violin)
Dimiter Petkov (bass)
Gervase de Peyer (clarinet)
Simon Preston (organ, harpsichord)
Margaret Price (soprano)
Samuel Ramey (baritone)
Anna Reynolds (mezzo-soprano)
Linda Richardson (soprano)
Michael Rippon (bass)
Angel Romero (guitar)
Anneliese Rothenberger (soprano)
Ravi Shankar (sitar)
John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)
Howard Snell (trumpet, cornet)
Jocelyne Taillon (alto)
Robert Tear (tenor)
Jean Temperley (mezzo-soprano)
Paul Tortelier (cello)
Delia Wallis (mezzo-soprano)
Lilian Watson (soprano)
Susan Davenny Wyner (mezzo-soprano)
The Yale Quartet
Ambrosian Chorus
Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Ambrosian Singers
English Opera Group
Finchley Children’s Music Group
London Madrigal Singers
London Philharmonic Choir
London Symphony Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra Chorus
St Clement Danes Grammar School Boys’ Choir
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
English Chamber Orchestra
London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra
Philadelphia Orchestra
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Vienna Philharmonic
Conductors
Andre Previn
Steuart Bedford
Adrian Boult
Edward Heath



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