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Featured Titles from Hallé - August 2013

The Hallé is a remarkable orchestra (and choir) in Manchester, England, with an outstanding tradition of great conductors and performances, premiering works by Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Finzi, Mahler, and many others. The Hallé label features conductor Sir Mark Elder. Our featured titles are below, or view the entire Hallé catalog while it is all on sale! (Sale ends at midnight ET 8/28/13.)
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1. Sibelius: Symphony No 2, Oceanides / Elder, Halle
Release Date: 09/10/2013
Label: HalléCatalog #: 7516
Composer: Jean Sibelius
Conductor: Mark Elder
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hallé Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1
Playing with dramatic bite, the Hallé is certainly in its finest form with this all-Sibelius disc. Excellent sound quality adds to the desirability of this release.
2. Elgar: The Apostles / Imbrailo, Groves, Coote, Elder, Halle Orchestra 3. English Classics 4. Wagner: Die Walkure / Andersen, Howard, Bayley, Silins, Bullock, Elder, Halle Orchestra
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5. English Spring / Mark Elder, Halle Orchestra 6. Elgar: Symphony No 1, Etc / Elder, Rice, Halle Orchestra, Et Al 7. Elgar: Enigma Variations, Serenade, Cockaigne / Elder, Halle Orchestra
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8. Nielsen: Symphony No 5, Flute Concerto, Etc / Elder, Et Al 9. English Rhapsody - Delius & Butterworth / Elder, Halle Orchestra, Et Al 10. Colin Matthews: The Debussy Preludes / Elder, Halle Orchestra 11. Elgar: Cello Concerto, Falstaff, Romance, Etc / Elder, Schiff, Et Al
Release Date: 11/11/2008
Label: HalléCatalog #: 7505
Composer: Sir Edward Elgar
Performers: Graham Salvage,  Andrew Shore,  Heinrich Schiff
Conductor: Mark Elder
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hallé Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1
Elgar's great symphonic study, Falstaff, has been recorded by many conductors including the composer, and in comparison to many great performances, this is a very impressive account.
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12. Vaughan Williams: The Wasps / Goodman, Elder, Et Al 13. Strauss: Don Juan, Macbeth, Lieder / Elder, Schwanewilms,  Halle Orchestra 14. Elgar: The Dream Of Gerontius Op. 38 / Elder, Groves, Terfel, Coote, Et Al
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15. Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony; Oboe Concerto 16. Elgar: Violin Concerto, The Kingdom Overture, Dream Of Gerontius Prelude / Elder, Halle Orchestra 17. Sibelius: Symphonies No 1 And 3 / Elder, Halle Orchestra 18. Shostakovich: Symphony No 5, Etc / Skrowaczewski