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  • Quick-View Boston Symphony Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas
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    Boston Symphony Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas

    £ 16.50

    Less than one year after Michael Tilson Thomas’s first appointment with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, a series of concerts were filmed...
  • Quick-View Charles Munch / Boston Symphony Orchestra
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    Charles Munch / Boston Symphony Orchestra

    £ 16.50

    All three works featured on this DVD are well suited to Munch and his Alsatian heritage. He received prolonged and enthusiastic applause...
  • Quick-View Erich Leinsdorf / Boston Symphony Orchestra
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    Erich Leinsdorf / Boston Symphony Orchestra

    £ 16.50

    The BSO’s Music Director for seven seasons, Leinsdorf had a long and distinguished career, having worked at the Metropolitan Opera, New...
  • Quick-View Legendary Conductors of The Boston Symphony Orchestra Box Set (5 DVDs)

    Legendary Conductors of The Boston Symphony Orchestra Box Set (5 DVDs)

    £ 39.99

    This material represents some of the earliest televised concerts with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and three of their eminent music...
  • Quick-View Rudolf Kempe
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    Rudolf Kempe

    £ 9.99

    Kempe’s studio recording of Mahler’s Fourth Symphony came about due to the ill-health of Bruno Walter in May 1957. Originating from the...
  • Quick-View Rudolf Kempe
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    Rudolf Kempe

    £ 16.50

    This valuable release represents the second ever DVD featuring Rudolf Kempe, the first having been released on ICA Classics to great...
  • Quick-View Sir Adrian Boult
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    Sir Adrian Boult

    £ 9.99

    In 1930, Sir Adrian Boult established the BBC Symphony Orchestra, becoming its chief conductor, and setting an unparalleled standard of...
  • Quick-View Sir Georg Solti
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    Sir Georg Solti

    £ 16.50

    Solti achieved great success with the first complete recording of Das Rheingold in 1958 after which his reputation for recording Wagner...
  1. Boston Symphony Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas
    Legacy

    Boston Symphony Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas

    £ 16.50

    Less than one year after Michael Tilson Thomas’s first appointment with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, a series of concerts were filmed for television that demonstrate an electric relationship with the orchestra’s newest assistant conductor. Featuring Three Places in New England by Charles Ives, a composer whom Tilson Thomas has long since championed, as well as two works that are completely new to his discography and videography, this DVD gives a valuable account of his early performances with the BSO. Exclusive bonus interviews with this dynamic Maestro provide a fascinating insight into the performances captured here on film.More details

  2. Charles Munch / Boston Symphony Orchestra
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    Charles Munch / Boston Symphony Orchestra

    £ 16.50

    All three works featured on this DVD are well suited to Munch and his Alsatian heritage. He received prolonged and enthusiastic applause from the Boston audience following the performance of the Franck Symphony, whilst the Fauré shows him as a true master of French music. The ICA Classics Legacy series represents an historic account of performances by some of the world’s greatest artists. This DVD features some of the earliest televised concerts with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and their Music Director, Charles Munch. While the material has been restored using the greatest care and state-of-the-art techniques, certain visual artefacts and distortions remain in some instances due to the age of the film. Despite this, it remains of exceptional musical interest and historic value and is released here for the first time on DVD. More details

  3. Erich Leinsdorf / Boston Symphony Orchestra
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    Erich Leinsdorf / Boston Symphony Orchestra

    £ 16.50

    The BSO’s Music Director for seven seasons, Leinsdorf had a long and distinguished career, having worked at the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, Cleveland Orchestra and Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra in addition to his tenure at the BSO. A particular favourite of Leinsdorf’s, the Schumann is powerful and precise under his direction, whilst the Good Friday Music is a warm and sensitive rendition from a great Wagnerian conductor. Schubert’s Ninth Symphony is a new addition to his discography.The ICA Classics Legacy series represents an historic account of performances by some of the world’s greatest artists. This DVD features some of the earliest televised concerts with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and their Music Director, Erich Leinsdorf.While the material has been restored using the greatest care and state-of-the-art techniques, certain visual artefacts and distortions remain in some instances due to the age of the film.... More details

  4. Legendary Conductors of The Boston Symphony Orchestra Box Set (5 DVDs)

    Legendary Conductors of The Boston Symphony Orchestra Box Set (5 DVDs)

    £ 39.99

    This material represents some of the earliest televised concerts with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and three of their eminent music directors, Charles Munch, Erich Leinsdorf and William Steinberg. This historical footage has been restored using the greatest care and state-of-the-art techniques. It is of exceptional musical interest and historical value, and has been described by critics as a ‘rare treat’ (Gramophone) and ‘welcome documentations’ (BBC Music Magazine).Release Date: 30th September 2013 More details

  5. Rudolf Kempe
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    Rudolf Kempe

    £ 9.99

    Kempe’s studio recording of Mahler’s Fourth Symphony came about due to the ill-health of Bruno Walter in May 1957. Originating from the Music Preserved Archive in York, this exceptionally rare release is a new addition to the Kempe discography. His fiery performance of Mendelssohn's Ruy Blas Overture caught live from the Royal Festival Hall in 1967 with the LSO is another new addition. Wagner's Parsifal prelude, recorded by Kempe in 1965, reinforces the fact that he was one of the greatest Wagnerian conductors of the 20th century. His Covent Garden performances of Parsifal in 1959 were landmarks for the company. Released 4th November 2013. More details

  6. Rudolf Kempe
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    Rudolf Kempe

    £ 16.50

    This valuable release represents the second ever DVD featuring Rudolf Kempe, the first having been released on ICA Classics to great acclaim in 2011. Released 4th November 2013. More details

  7. Sir Adrian Boult
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    Sir Adrian Boult

    £ 9.99

    In 1930, Sir Adrian Boult established the BBC Symphony Orchestra, becoming its chief conductor, and setting an unparalleled standard of excellence in Britain. Boult was closely associated with Elgar’s music throughout his career and recorded the Second Symphony five times. This live Proms performance recorded in stereo from 1977 ‘shows Boult in his late eighties working with the passion and energy of a much younger man’ (Martin Cotton). Following a performance of this Symphony, Elgar wrote to Boult ‘I feel that my reputation in the future is safe in your hands’.The Overture and Venusberg Music from Wagner’s Tannhäuser are a new addition to the Boult discography and come from a live studio performance in stereo from the Maida Vale Studios in 1968. More details

  8. Sir Georg Solti
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    Sir Georg Solti

    £ 16.50

    Solti achieved great success with the first complete recording of Das Rheingold in 1958 after which his reputation for recording Wagner escalated. His was also known for his dramatic and expressive performances of works by Richard Strauss, demonstrated by this exciting performance of Don Juan, with revealing bonus rehearsal material and an interview by John Culshaw. The 1985 performance of Beethoven 5 with the BBC Symphony Orchestra is equally thrilling, filmed during his tenure as Chief Conductor of the Chicago Symphony, with whom he recorded the full set of Beethoven Symphonies. The ICA Classics Legacy series presents a collection of historic performances by some of the world’s greatest artists. These performances are released on DVD for the first time, incorporating rare archive footage that has been expertly and lovingly restored. More details

 

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