LPO–0119
Made in Poland
5 audio CDs
© 2020 London Philharmonic Orchestra Ltd.
℗ 2020 London Philharmonic Orchestra Ltd
℗ 2007 London Philharmonic Orchestra Ltd
℗ 1968 Parlophone Records Ltd
℗ 1962 BBC
℗ 1955 BBC
Producer: Andrew Walton, K&A Productions
Engineers: Deborah Spanton, K&A Productions, James Waterhouse, K&A Productions, Mike Clements, Karl Jenkins.
The London Philharmonic Orchestra gratefully acknowledges Jonathan Summers of The British Library for facilitating the release of transcription discs from 1955's St Cecilia's Day Concert.
Total playing time: 6:29:09
Released: 4 December 2020

 

Box Set: Sir Adrian Boult - A Musical Legacy

Historic recordings with Sir Adrian Boult

Arnold Concerto for Organ and Orchestra
Bartók Music for Strings, percussion and Celesta
Bax The Garden of Fand
Beethoven Symphony No. 3 (Eroica)
Bruch Kol Nidrei*
Butterworth A Shropshire Lad
Clarke Suite in D Major*
Delibes Sylvia Ballet Suite
Delibes Naïla Ballet Suite
Delibes Coppélia Ballet Suite
Dohnányi Variations on a Nursery Song
Elgar Symphony No. 1
Elgar In the South, 'Alassio'
de Falla Ritual Fire Dance from el Amor Brujo*
Gershwin Cuban Overture, 'Rhumba'*
Holst The Perfect Fool Ballet Suite
Saint-Saëns Danse Macabre*
Saint-Saëns Caprice-Valse, 'Wedding Cake'*
Sibelius Lemminkäinen's Return
Stanford Songs of the Fleet
Stravinsky Circus Polka*
Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 6
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending
Walton Portsmouth Point Overture*
Wolf-Ferrari I gioielli della Madonna Suite No. 2*

Sir Adrian Boult conductor
Patricia Bishop piano (Dohnányi)
Jean Pougnet violin (The Lark Ascending)
Gwenneth Pryor piano (Caprice-Valse, 'Wedding Cake')
Frederick Harvey baritone (Stanford)
Hugh McLean organ (Arnold)
Croydon Philharmonic Society (Stanford)
London Philharmonic Orchestra
* available only with the box set

This release of five compact discs celebrates the long association that the distinguished conductor Sir Adrian Boult enjoyed with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, from his tenure as Principal Conductor (1950-57) to his retirement in 1978. These recordings show Sir Adrian as a conductor of classics such as the Beethoven symphony, but embracing what was then considered contemporary music by Béla Bartók , and as a conductor of ballet music and a supporter of music by composers of his own country.

 
Discs included:

Early Years with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Beethoven and Beyond
Music from the Ballet
The Versatile Conductor
Champion of British Music

5 Disc Box Set
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