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Emily Beynon, BBC SO, Vernon Handley - John McCabe: Symphony No.4 'Of Time and the River'; Flute Concerto (1999)

John McCabe - Symphony No.4 'Of Time and the River'; Flute Concerto (1999)
Emily Beynon, flute; BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Vernon Handley

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 210 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 137 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | # CDA67089 | Time: 00:56:34

First recordings of two powerful works from the pen of one of our major composers, John McCabe, who is celebrating his sixtieth birthday this year. Of Time and the River (the title is taken from Thomas Wolfe's novel) is actually the published title of McCabe's Fourth Symphony, written in 1993/4 to a commission by the BBC. The Flute Concerto was written for James Galway in 1989/90 and he gave the first performance of it in 1990 with Michael Tilson Thomas and the London Symphony Orchestra who commissioned the work. Here it is played by the outstanding young flautist Emily Beynon in her first recording for Hyperion.

Stanley Black & London Festival Orchestra and Chorus (1966)  Music

Posted by Melaron at Jan. 13, 2013
Stanley Black & London Festival Orchestra and Chorus (1966)

Stanley Black & London Festival Orchestra and Chorus (1966)
1 LP | time: 39 m 45 s | HQ scans 300 dpi | tags | MP3 320 CBR > 96,60 MB
Easy Listening, Folk, World / Label: Decca 4 Fases PFS 4084 / Uploaded, Depositfiles

Album performed by pianist, composer, arranger and conductor Solomon Schwartz (London, 1913-2002), aka 'Stanley Black', leading the London Festival Orchestra and Chorus. Black was one of the most famous, prolific and eclectic conductors during postwar at Britain. He went through several orchestras and bands, worked with British and American jazz musicians, conducted the orchestra of the RAF during the Second World War, he became director of the BBC Orchestra, was highly acclaimed in radio and television and later went on to record for Decca label full time. Stanley Black made an outstanding contribution to film music, he composed scores for over 200 films and music in general rushing almost all musical genres.
Ken Peplowski - A Tribute to Benny Goodman with the BBC Big Band (2001)

Ken Peplowski - A Tribute to Benny Goodman with the BBC Big Band (2001)
MP3 320Kbs CBR - 149 MB | SCANS 5 MB | + 3% Recovery
Genre: Jazz / Big Band | Label: Chandos Records | Catalogue No: CHAN 9927
Wupload & Filesonic

Peplowski's outstanding solos and his ability to get the most out of this very well rehearsed large ensemble assure that the essence of these time tested charts comes through.
BBC Symphony Orchestra, David Parry - Donizetti: Caterina Cornaro (2013)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, David Parry - Donizetti: Caterina Cornaro (2013)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:56:15 | 530 MB
Genre: Classical, Opera | Label: Opera Rara | Catalog: ORC48

Caterina Cornaro was written in the extremely productive last period of Donizetti's life (between Don Pasquale and Linda di Chamounix) and was the last of his operas to be premiered in the composer’s lifetime. Like every other work of this period, it is intensely original, in this case being unusually dark in both subject matter and general musical tone. This is the only opera of Donizetti’s later period not to have had a quality modern recording.
Barry Wordsworth, BBC Concert Orchestra, Brighton Festival Chorus - Ecce sacerdos magnus (2018)

Barry Wordsworth, BBC Concert Orchestra, Brighton Festival Chorus - Ecce sacerdos magnus (2018)
Classical, Chorus | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 345 MB
Label: SOMM Recordings | Tracks: 14 | Time: 76:55 min

The growing genius of a titan of English music comes vividly into focus in a stunning collection of Edward Elgar s music for chorus and orchestra from the Brighton Festival Chorus and BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Barry Wordsworth. The voice was at the center of Elgar s musical life as a child, and it was to play a defining role in his own compositions.
Tamsin Waley-Cohen, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton - Roy Harris, John Adams: Violin Concertos (2016) [24/96]

Tamsin Waley-Cohen, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton - Roy Harris, John Adams: Violin Concertos (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 62:17 minutes | 1.17 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

Violinist Tamsin Waley-Cohen continues her series of concerto recordings on Signum with two contrasting works by American composers.

BBC Big Band Orchestra - Best of the Big Bands (3CD) (1991)  Music

Posted by Domestos at March 11, 2018
BBC Big Band Orchestra - Best of the Big Bands (3CD) (1991)

BBC Big Band Orchestra - Best of the Big Bands (3CD) (1991)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 563 Mb | 02:06:04 | Scans included
Big Band Jazz | Country: UK | Label: Madacy

The BBC Big Band, originally known as the BBC Radio Big Band is a British big band run under the auspices of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The band broadcasts exclusively on BBC Radio, particularly on BBC Radio 2's long-running series Big Band Special. It consists of professional musicians and is directed by a number of conductors. These include arranger and composer Barry Forgie, who has been the band's Musical Director since 1977, American jazz trombonist Jiggs Whigham, and guest musical directors.
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins - Elgar: Enigma Variations (2016) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins - Elgar: Enigma Variations (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 81:43 minutes | 1.40 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

Two much-loved orchestral favourites representing the summit of Elgar’s maturity are coupled with three of the lesser-known wartime works, here receiving their first recordings with the original French texts. Kate Royal is the soprano soloist in Une voix dans le désert, a hauntingly tender masterpiece which every Elgarian should know.
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Soloists, Martyn Brabbins - Ralph Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony & Other Works (2017)

Ralph Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony; Sound Sleep;
Orpheus With His Lute; Variations for brass band (2017)
Elizabeth Watts (soprano); Mary Bevan (soprano); Kitty Whately (mezzo-soprano)
Royal College of Music Brass Band; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Martyn Brabbins, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 258 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 169 Mb | Artwork included
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | # CDA68190 | Time: 01:12:25

Ralph Vaughan Williams' A London Symphony, otherwise known as the Symphony No. 2 in G major, was composed between 1911 and 1913, and premiered in 1914. After the score was lost in the mail, reconstructed from the short score and orchestral parts, and revised twice, the symphony was published at last in 1920, though it was ultimately replaced by the definitive version in 1936, with cuts to the about 20 minutes of the original material. This recording by Martyn Brabbins and the BBC Symphony Orchestra presents the 1920 version, along with three short works, Sound sleep for female voices and small orchestra, Orpheus with his lute for voice and orchestra, and the Variations for brass band. The filler pieces are delightful rarities that Vaughan Williams specialists will find of some interest, though most listeners will prize this recording for the energetic and colorful performance of the symphony, which is one of the composer's most vivid and satisfying works.
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult & Edmund Rubbra - Rubbra: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 4 (2018)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult & Edmund Rubbra - Rubbra: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 4 (2018)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:12:22 | 167 MB
Label: SOMM Recordings

History is re-claimed with two significant archive recordings, newly restored and re-mastered, by the BBC Symphony Orchestra of a master British symphonist in his early prime on Somm Céleste. The first appearance on disc of Edmund Rubbra conducting the wartime premiere of his own Fourth Symphony (taken from an off-air recording of the live broadcast) is coupled with a live 1954 BBC radio broadcast – considered ‘quite stupendous’ by the composer – of the Second Symphony conducted by the work’s dedicatee, Sir Adrian Boult. On the strength of his first four symphonies, the musicologist and composer Arthur Hutchings described Rubbra as ‘first and foremost, a symphonist’.