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 Offer Bax - The Symphonies

BBC Philharmonic, Vernon Handley

This Bax symphony cycle comes under the baton of the composer's doughtiest champion, and superlatives are in order. Even seasoned Baxians will be startled by the propulsive vigour and sinewy... More…

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5 CDs

($39.75)$34.75

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Sir Arnold Bax: Four Orchestral Pieces & Phantasy

Philip Dukes (viola)

BBC Philharmonic, Sir Andrew Davis

Dukes deliver the Phantasy's solo part with a forthright energy that seems to thwart loveliness of tone. In every other department these performances could hardly be finer. The orchestral playing... More…

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$14.75

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 New  Offer Bax: Symphony No. 2 & Winter Legends

John McCabe (piano)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra, Sir Eugene Goossens, Raymond Leppard

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($12.25)$9.25

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English Spring

Hallé, Sir Mark Elder

Firstly, the Hallé's stellar playing: it's genuinely hard to imagine how music of this English vintage could be performed better. Not only is everything beautifully idiomatic and clear, there's... More…

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CD

$14.50

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Bax - Tone Poems Volume 2

BBC Philharmonic, Vernon Handley

Immediately the most recommendable versions in every case. More…

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CD

$14.75

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 Offer British Symphonies

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Nicholas Braithwaite, Vernon Handley, Adrian Boult, Myer Fredman, Norman Del Mar, John Pritchard, Lennox Berkeley, William Alwyn, Josef Krips

this is a very significant release which really deserves to be snapped up by everyone, not least those who still cling to the discredited belief that when it comes to composing symphonies, Britain... More…

4 CDs

($21.00)$15.75

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Finzi, Bax & Ireland: Choral Music

Daniel Cook (organ), Sebastian Braw-Smith (treble), Julian Stocker (tenor), Julian Empett (bass), Jeremy Suppey (treble), Simon Ponsford (countertenor), Daniel Livermore (treble), Jonathan Brown (bass)

Westminster Abbey Choir, James O'Donnell

The choir’s diffuse tone – breathier in the upper voices than rivals at New College or even King’s Cambridge – is very effective More…

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Bax - Tone Poems Volume 1

BBC Philharmonic, Vernon Handley

…some of the composer's most powerful orchestral writing receives utterly committed, full-blooded performance, the complex textures ideally balanced and superbly recorded. More…

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CD

$14.75

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Bax - Orchestral Works Volume 3

Ulster Orchestra, Bryden Thomson

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$8.75

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Bax composed the last of his three mature string quartets between May and September 1936, inscribing it to the Griller Quartet who gave the first performance on the BBC National Programme the... More…

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