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London Philharmonic 75th Anniversary, Vol 2 / Pritchard, Solti, Haitink


Release Date: 09/25/2007 
Label:  Lpo   Catalog #: 98   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Sir Edward ElgarBenjamin BrittenPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyIgor Stravinsky,   ... 
Performer:  Dermont CrehanMark JacksonDavid NolanRusen Günes,   ... 
Conductor:  Bernard HaitinkJohn PritchardSir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 4 Hours 25 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductors: Sir Georg Solti, John Pritchard, Bernard Haitink.

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REVIEW:

The disc to savor here has Solti conducting the premiere of John McCabe’s Concerto for Orchestra, commissioned for the LPO’s 50th birthday, plus Haitink in the first performance of Malcolm Arnold’s Philharmonic Concerto.

– BBC Music Magazine
Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductors: Sir Georg Solti, John Pritchard, Bernard Haitink.

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REVIEW:

The disc to savor here has Solti conducting the premiere of John McCabe’s Concerto for Orchestra, commissioned for the LPO’s 50th birthday, plus Haitink in the first performance of Malcolm Arnold’s Philharmonic Concerto.

– BBC Music Magazine Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Introduction and Allegro for String Quartet and String Orchestra, Op. 47 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Dermont Crehan (Violin), Mark Jackson (Cello), David Nolan (Violin),
Rusen Günes (Viola)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904-1905; England 
Date of Recording: 11/27/1984 
Venue:  Live  Royal Festival Hall, London, England 
Length: 15 Minutes 24 Secs. 
2.
Our Hunting Fathers, Op. 8 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Heather Harper (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; England 
Date of Recording: 08/14/1979 
Venue:  Live  Royal Albert Hall, London, England 
Length: 27 Minutes 28 Secs. 
3.
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma" by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
Date of Recording: 08/28/1986 
Venue:  Live  Royal Albert Hall, London, England 
Length: 32 Minutes 8 Secs. 
4.
Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, Op. 31 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Nicholas Busch (French Horn), Ian Partridge (Tenor)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; England 
Venue:  Live  Fairfield Hall, Croydon, England 
Length: 23 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Fairfield Hall, Croydon, England (04/1974 - 12/19/1974) 
5.
Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 15 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Rodney Friend (Violin)
Conductor:  John Pritchard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939/1958; England 
Venue:  Live  Fairfield Hall, Croydon, England 
Length: 31 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: Fairfield Hall, Croydon, England (04/1974 - 12/19/1974) 
6.
Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
Date of Recording: 02/26/1982 
Venue:  Live  Royal Festival Hall, London, England 
Length: 45 Minutes 11 Secs. 
7.
Firebird Suite by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919/1945;   
Date of Recording: 05/10/1985 
Venue:  Live  Royal Festival Hall, London, England 
Length: 19 Minutes 31 Secs. 
8.
Philharmonic Concerto, Op. 120 by Malcolm Arnold
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1976; England 
Date of Recording: 10/31/1976 
Venue:  Live  Royal Festival Hall, London, England 
Length: 14 Minutes 41 Secs. 
9.
Concerto for Orchestra by John McCabe
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983; England 
Date of Recording: 02/10/1983 
Venue:  Live  Royal Festival Hall, London, England 
Length: 25 Minutes 23 Secs. 
10.
Chagall Windows by John McCabe
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1974; England 
Date of Recording: 11/30/1975 
Venue:  Live  Royal Festival Hall, London, England 
Length: 29 Minutes 27 Secs. 

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