Browse: Itter Broadcast Collection (series)
Sarah Walker (contralto), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor) & Brian Raynor Cook (baritone), Johanna Peters (contralto)
BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Norman Del Mar
This 1979 revival…is complete, and much livelier [than Handley’s performance] with equally fine soloists…it’s well coupled with other less rare Bantock, especially Fifine at the Fair, based on... — More…
Mary Thomas (soprano), Barbara Elsy (soprano), Maureen Lehane (contralto), Nigel Rogers (tenor), Christopher Keyte (baritone) & Michael Rippon (bass), Felicity Harrison (soprano) & Donald Hunt (organ)
Members of the English Chamber Orchestra & Ambrosian Singers, BBC Northern Singers...
There is a tremendous intensity about this 1965 performance, conducted by Norman Del Mar…[the disc also includes] a splendidly atmospheric recording of his mighty – and, for my money, grossly... — More…
Janet Price (soprano), Hazel Holt (soprano), John Elwes (tenor) & Stephen Roberts (baritone)
BBC Training Orchestra, BBC Northern Singers, Manchester Grammar School Boys Choir & BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra, Meredith Davies
Ronald Morrison (baritone), Margaret Kitchin (piano), Douglas Moore (horn), John Fletcher (tuba) & Sidonie Goossens (harp)
Scottish National Chorus & Scottish National Orchestra, Scottish National Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Gibson, Norman Del Mar
Heddle Nash (Shallow), Parry Jones (Sir Hugh Evans), Gerald Davies (Slender), Andrew Gold (Peter Simple), Denis Dowling (Page), Roderick Jones (Sir John Falstaff), John Kentish (Bardolph), Denis Catlin (Nym), Forbes Robinson (Pistol), April Cantelo (Anne Page), Laelia Finneberg (Mrs Page), Marion...
Conducted with nonchalant skill by Stanford Robinson, the playing and singing are nearly flawless, with one singer after another happily showing how to rise to an opportunity while not hogging... — More…
Neilson Taylor (Sir Roderick Venom), Alan Dudley (Sir William Rowlocks), Vernon Midgley (Jolly Roger), Leslie Fyson (Bold Ben Blister), Gordon Faith (The Bloody Pirate), Marietta Midgley (Amelia), Helen Landis (Miss Flora Pott), Patricia Whitmore (Prudence Wary)
The Ambrosian Singers &...
Jane Manning (soprano) & Robert Tear (tenor), Gillian Weir (organ)
Leeds Festival Chorus & Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Charles Groves, Colin Davis
There’s a truly impressive work in here, capable of exciting grand gestures, but most personal in the sensitive elegiac sections – the a cappella ‘Libera me’ is a highlight — More…