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Orchestral Music


music that will please greatly


Captivating scores

Symphonies - Philippe Jordan
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Canzona for St Cecilia's Day (brass)
Kensington Symphonic Brass/Russell Keable • Dunelm DRD0253 [review]

Fanfare for Europe (brass band)
Locke Brass Ensemble/James Stobart • Chandos CHAN6573

Festival Overture
London PO/Sir Adrian Boult • Lyrita SRCD235 [review] [review]

Improvisation for violin & orchestra
Sidney Harth, Louisville O/Robert Whitney First Edition FECD1904 [review]
Krysia Osostowicz, Ulster O/Takuo Yuasa • Naxos 8.557591 [review] [review] [review] [review] [review] [review]

Improvisations on Virginal Pieces by Giles Farnaby
Hallé O/Sir John Barbirolli • EMI 5660532
Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Hans-Hubert Schönzeler • Chandos CHAN6599 [review]
Ulster O/Takuo Yuasa • Naxos 8.557591 [review] [review] [review] [review] [review] [review]

Ode to the Queen
BBC Ntl O Wales/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9714 [review]

Piano concerto
Malcolm Binns, London SO/Vernon Handley • BBC Radio Classics 15656 91932
Denis Matthews, BBC SO/Sir Malcolm Sargent • EMI 5747812 • Forgotten Records FR403 [review] • Warner 2564634121 [review]

Resurgam
Philharmonia O/Norman Del Mar • Lyrita SRCD202 [review] [review]

Sinfonia concertante (pno, orch)
Howard Shelley, BBC Ntl O Wales/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9538 [review]

Sinfonietta
City London Sinf/Hans-Hubert Schönzeler • EMI 5669362 [review]

Soliloquy for cello & orchestra
Jacqueline du Pré, Newbury String Players/Christopher Finzi • Cello Classics CC1010 [review]
Rohan de Saram, London SO/Vernon Handley • Lyrita SRCD234 [review] [review]
Raphael Sommer, London SO/Vernon Handley • BBC Radio Classics 15656 91932
Raphael Wallfisch, BBC Concert O/Vernon Handley • White Line CDWHL2153 [review]

Symphony 1
BBC Ntl O Wales/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9538 [review]

Symphony 2
New PO/Vernon Handley • Lyrita SRCD235 [review] [review]
BBC Ntl O Wales/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9481 [review]

Symphony 3
Philharmonia O/Norman Del Mar • Lyrita SRCD202 [review] [review]
BBC Ntl O Wales/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9634 [review]

Symphony 4
Philharmonia O/Norman Del Mar • Lyrita SRCD202 [review] [review]
London SO/Vernon Handley • BBC Radio Classics 15656 91932
BBC Ntl O Wales/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9401 [review] [review]

Symphony 5
Hallé O/Sir John Barbirolli • EMI 5660532 • EMI 0290062
BBC Ntl O Wales/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9714 [review]
Melbourne SO/Hans-Hubert Schönzeler • Chandos CHAN6576

Symphony 6
Royal PO/Sir Adrian Boult • Intaglio INCD7311
Philharmonia O/Norman Del Mar • Lyrita SRCD234 [review] [review]
BBC Ntl O Wales/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9481 [review]

Symphony 7
New PO/Vernon Handley • Lyrita SRCD235 [review] [review]
BBC Ntl O Wales/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9634 [review]

Symphony 8
Philharmonia O/Norman Del Mar • Lyrita SRCD234 [review] [review]
Royal Liverpool PO/Sir Charles Groves • Intaglio INCD7311
BBC Ntl O Wales/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9714 [review]

Symphony 9
Lynne Dawson, Della Jones, BBC Ntl O Wales/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9441 [review]

Symphony 10
BBC Ntl O Wales/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9401 [review] [review]
Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Hans-Hubert Schönzeler • Chandos CHAN6599 [review]

Symphony 11
BBC Ntl O Wales/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9401 [review] [review]

A Tribute
Philharmonia O/Norman Del Mar • Lyrita SRCD202 [review] [review]
BBC Ntl O Wales/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9538 [review]

Variations on "The Shining River" (brass band)
Black Dyke Mills Band/Roy Newsome • Chandos CHAN4508
Williams Fairey Band/James Gourlay • Chandos CHAN4547

Viola concerto
Rivka Golani, Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Conifer CDCF225 [review]
Lawrence Power, BBC Scottish SO/Ilan Volkov • Hyperion CDA67587 [review] [review]

Violin concerto
Tasmin Little, Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Conifer CDCF225 [review]
Krysia Osostowicz, Ulster O/Takuo Yuasa • Naxos 8.557591 [review] [review] [review] [review] [review] [review]

 




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