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ICA Classics are proud to release a second volume of the best selling BBC Legends box, featuring 20 CDs of some of the greatest artists of the 20th Century. Volume 1 was released in 2013 and comprised 20 CDs taken from the award winning BBC Legends catalogue (unavailable since 2010). Here is the follow-up with a further 20 CDs. The artists include Arturo Toscanini, David Oistrakh, Sviatoslav Richter, Kirsten Flagstad, Victoria de los Angeles, Sir Thomas Beecham, Carlo Maria Giulini, Igor Stravinsky, Pierre Monteux, Yehudi Menuhin, Andres Segovia, Dame Myra Hess, Nathan Milstein, Walter Gieseking, Arthur Rubinstein, Geza Anda, Claudio Arrau, Eduard van Beinum, Sir William Walton, Pierre Fournier, Benjamin Britten and the Borodin Quartet. Contains interviews/memories of Kirsten Flagstad and Carlo Maria Giulini.

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ICA Classics, via its long term contract with BBC Worldwide, are proud to release a second volume of the best selling BBC Legends box, featuring 20 CDs of some of the greatest artists of the 20th Century.

Volume 1 was released in 2013 and comprised 20 CDs taken from the award winning BBC Legends catalogue (unavailable since 2010). Here is the follow-up with a further 20CDs.

The artists include Arturo Toscanini, David Oistrakh, Sviatoslav Richter, Kirsten Flagstad, Victoria de los Angeles, Sir Thomas Beecham, Carlo Maria Giulini, Igor Stravinsky, Pierre Monteux, Yehudi Menuhin, Andres Segovia, Dame Myra Hess, Nathan Milstein, Walter
Gieseking, Arthur Rubinstein, Geza Anda, Claudio Arrau, Eduard van Beinum, Sir William Walton, Pierre Fournier, Benjamin Britten and the Borodin Quartet.

Contains interviews/memories of Kirsten Flagstad and Carlo Maria Giulini.

Technical supervision by Paul Baily with some additional remastering.

CD1 DAVID OISTRAKH · SHOSTAKOVICH Violin Concerto No.1 · YSAŸE Amitie etc.
CD2 SIR THOMAS BEECHAM · SIBELIUS Symphony No.2 · DVORÁK Symphony No.8
CD3 SVIATOSLAV RICHTER · HAYDN Sonata No.44 · PROKOFIEV Sonatas 2 & 8 · Légende · 10 Visions fugitives
CD4 ARTUR RUBINSTEIN · SAINT-SAËNS Piano Concerto No.2 · MOZART Piano Concerto No.23 BRAHMS · SCHUBERT
CD5 CLAUDIO ARRAU · BEETHOVEN Sonata No.13 · SCHUMANN Fantasy in C SCHOENBERG Three Piano Pieces op.11
CD6 ARTURO TOSCANINI · MOZART ‘Haffner’ Symphony · BEETHOVEN Symphony No.7· CHERUBINI
CD7 MYRA HESS· SCHUMANN Piano Concerto · BACH English Suite No.2 etc. MOZART Adagio K540 · Rondo K485
CD8 ANDRÉS SEGOVIA · GALILEI ·DE VISÉE ·BACH ·SCHUBERT · TANSMAN · VILLA-LOBOS CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO ·GRANADOS
CD9 CARLO MARIA GIULINI · BRAHMS Symphony No.1 · VERDI · MUSSORGSKY
CD10 KIRSTEN FLAGSTAD ‘Farewell concert’ – GRIEG Songs · WAGNER Wesendonck-Lieder etc.
CD11 GÉZA ANDA · BEETHOVEN Sonata No.7 ·SCHUMANN Études symphoniques BRAHMS Paganini Variations · BARTÓK
CD12 IGOR STRAVINSKY · STRAVINSKY Agon · Symphony in Three Movements · Apollo etc.
CD13 BORODIN QUARTET · SHOSTAKOVICH String Quartet No.8 · BORODIN String Quartet No.2 RAVEL String Quartet
CD14 BENJAMIN BRITTEN · MAHLER Symphony No.4 · TCHAIKOVSKY Mozartiana
CD15 VICTORIA DE LOS ANGELES · BERLIOZ Les Nuits d’ete · HANDEL · BRAHMS · STRAVINSKY DUPARC · RAVEL · HALFFTER · VIVES · NIN · OBRADORS · VALVERDE etc.
CD16 YEHUDI MENUHIN · BENJAMIN BRITTEN · HAYDN Sonata Hob.XV:32 · DEBUSSY Violin Sonata SCHUBERT Sonata D574 etc.
CD17 EDUARD VAN BEINUM · BEETHOVEN Symphonies 2 & 7
CD18 PIERRE MONTEUX · RAVEL Le Tombeau de Couperin · STRAVINSKY Symphony of Psalms BRAHMS Symphony No.3 · FALLA
CD19 WILLIAM WALTON · PIERRE FOURNIER · WALTON Symphony No.1 · Cello Concerto
CD20 WALTER GIESEKING · DEBUSSY Suite bergamasque etc. · RAVEL Sonatine etc. · SCHUMANN Kreisleriana

Composers

Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685–1750)
Bartók, Béla (1881–1945)
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770–1827)
Berlioz, Hector (1803–69)
Borodin, Alexander Porfiryevich (1833-87)
Brahms, Johannes (1833–97)
Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario (1895–1968)
Cherubini, Luigi (1760–1842)
Chopin, Frédéric François (1810-49)
Debussy, Claude Achille (1862–1918)
Delibes, Clémont Philibert Léo (1836–91)
Duparc, Henri (1848–1933)
Dvořák, Antonín (1841–1904)
Falla, Manuel de (1876–1946)
Galilei, Vincenzo (c.1520-91)
Granados, Enrique (1867–1916)
Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843–1907)
Halffter, Ernesto (1905-89)
Handel, George Frideric (1685–1759)
Haydn, Franz Joseph (1732–1809)
Mahler, Gustav (1860–1911)
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756–91)
Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich (1839–81)
Nin y Castellanos, Joaquín (1879–1949)
Novácek, Ottokar (1866-1900)
Obradors, Fernando Jaumandreu (1897–1945)
Paganini, Niccolò (1782–1840)
Ponce, Manuel Maria (1882–1948)
Prokofiev, Sergei Sergeievitch (1891–1953)
Ravel, Maurice (1875–1937)
Saint-Saëns, Charles Camille (1835–1921)
Scarlatti, Alessandro (1660–1725)
Schoenberg, Arnold (1874–1951)
Schubert, Franz Peter (1797–1828)
Schumann, Robert (1810-56)
Shostakovich, Dmitri (1906–75)
Sibelius, Jean (1865–1957)
Stravinsky, Igor Feodorovich (1882-1971)
Tansman, Alexandre (1897–1986)
Tchaikovsky, Piotr Ilyich (1840–93)
Valverde, Joaquin (1846–1910)
Verdi, Giuseppe (1813–1901)
Villa-Lobos, Heitor (1887–1959)
Visée, Robert de (c.1655-c.1732)
Vives, Amadeo (1871-1932)
Wagner, Richard (1813–83)
Walton, William Turner (1902–83)
Ysaÿe, Eugene (1858–1931)

Works

Bach, J S: English Suite No. 2 in A minor, BWV807
Bach, J S: Fugue in G minor for lute, BWV1000
Bach, J S: Lute Suite No. 4 in E major, BWV1006a
Bach, J S: Prelude & Fughetta in G major, BWV902
Bach, J S: Toccata in G major, BWV916
Bartók: Piano Suite, BB 70, Sz. 62, Op. 14
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 7 in D major, Op. 10 No. 3
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 13 in E flat major, Op. 27 No. 1 ‘Quasi una fantasia’
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92
Berlioz: Les Nuits d’été, Op. 7
Borodin: String Quartet No. 2 in D major
Brahms: Intermezzi (3), Op. 117
Brahms: Klavierstücke (8), Op. 76
Brahms: Lieder (6), Op. 97
Brahms: Lieder und Gesänge, Op. 63, Nos. 1-9
Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68
Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90
Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Greetings Cards, Op. 170 No. 3
Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Tarantella, Op. 87a ‘Aranci in fiore’
Cherubini: Anacréon Overture
Debussy: Estampes (3)
Debussy: Images pour piano – Book 1
Debussy: L’isle joyeuse
Debussy: Suite Bergamasque
Debussy: Clair de Lune (from Suite Bergamasque)
Debussy: Violin Sonata in G minor
Delibes: Bonjour, Suzon!
Duparc: L’Invitation au voyage
Dvořák: Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88
Falla: El sombrero de tres picos
Falla: Suite populaire espagnole
Granados: Danzas españolas, Op. 37 Nos. 1-12
Granados: Danza española, Op. 37 No. 1 ‘Galante’
Granados: Danza española, Op. 37 No. 3 ‘Fandango’
Granados: Danza española, Op. 37 No. 4 ‘Villanesca’
Granados: Danza española, Op. 37 No. 5 ‘Andaluza’
Granados: Danza española, Op. 37 No. 6 ‘Jota’
Granados: Danza española, Op. 37 No. 7 ‘Valenciana’
Granados: Danza española, Op. 37 No. 8 ‘Sardana’
Granados: Danza española, Op. 37 No. 9 ‘Romántica’
Granados: Danza española, Op. 37 No. 10 ‘Melancólica’
Granados: Danza española, Op. 37 No. 11 ‘Bolero’
Granados: Danza española, Op. 37 No. 12 ‘Arabesca’
Granados: Orientale (No. 2 from 12 Danzas españolas)
Grieg: 12 Melodies to poems by A.O. Vinje, Op. 33
Grieg: Fire digte af ‘Fiskerjenten’. Op. 21
Grieg: Five Poems to texts by John Paulsen, Op. 26
Grieg: Five Songs by Otto Benzon, Op.70
Grieg: Hjertets melodier, Op. 5 (Texts: Hans Christian Andersen)
Grieg: Selected songs
Grieg: Songs with Orchestra
Handel: Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63
Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 44 in F major, Hob.XVI:29
Haydn: Violin Sonata in G major (after Piano Trio No. 31 in G major, Hob.XV:32)
Mahler: Symphony No. 4
Mozart: Adagio in B minor, K540
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major, K488
Mozart: Rondo in D major, K485
Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D major, K385 ‘Haffner’
Mussorgsky: Khovanshchina
Nin: Cantos populares españoles (20), for voice and piano
Obradors: Canciones clásicas españolas
Paganini: Caprices for solo violin, Op. 1 Nos. 1-24
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 1 in E major ‘The Arpeggio’
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 2 in B minor
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 3 in E minor
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 4 in C minor
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 5 in A minor
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 6 in G minor
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 7 in A minor
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 8 in E flat major
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 9 in E major ‘The Hunt’
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 10 in G minor
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 11 in C major
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 12 in A flat major
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 13 in B flat major
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 14 in E flat major
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 15 in E minor
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 16 in G minor
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 17 in E flat major
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 18 in C major
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 19 in E flat major
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 20 in D major
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 21 in A major
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 22 in F major
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 23 in E flat major
Paganini: Caprice for solo violin, Op. 1 No. 24 in A minor
Ponce, M: Suite in D major
Prokofiev: Legende Op. 12 No. 6 in A major
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 2 in D minor, Op. 14
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 8 in B flat major, Op. 84
Prokofiev: Pieces (10), Op. 12
Prokofiev: Visions fugitives, Op. 22
Prokofiev: Visions fugitives, Op. 22 (extracts)
Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin – Orchestral version
Ravel: Miroirs, 5 pieces for piano
Ravel: Alborada del gracioso (Miroirs No. 4)
Ravel: La Vallee des Cloches (Miroirs No. 5)
Ravel: Noctuelles (Miroirs No. 1)
Ravel: Oiseaux tristes (Miroirs No. 2)
Ravel: Une barque sur l’océan (Miroirs No. 3)
Ravel: Sonatine
Ravel: String Quartet in F major
Ravel: Vocalise-étude en forme de habanera
Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22
Scarlatti, A: Pirro e Demetrio
Schoenberg: Klavierstücke (3), Op. 11
Schubert: 4 Impromptus, D899 (Op. 90)
Schubert: Impromptu in A flat major, D899 No. 4
Schubert: Impromptu in C minor, D899 No. 1
Schubert: Impromptu in E flat major, D899 No. 2
Schubert: Impromptu in G flat major, D899 No. 3
Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin, D795
Schubert: Fantasie in C major for violin and piano, D934
Schubert: Grand Duo for Violin and Piano in A Major, D574
Schubert: Piano Sonata No. 18 in G major, D894
Schumann: Études symphoniques, Op. 13
Schumann: Fantasie in C major, Op. 17
Schumann: Kreisleriana, Op. 16
Schumann: Myrthen, Op. 25
Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110
Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 99
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43
Stravinsky: Agon ‘Ballet for Twelve Dancers’
Stravinsky: Apollon musagète
Stravinsky: Pastorale
Stravinsky: Symphony in 3 movements
Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms
Stravinsky: The Firebird
Tansman: Cavatina
Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 4 in G major, Op.61 ‘Mozartiana’
Valverde, J: Clavelitos
Verdi: La forza del destino
Villa-Lobos: A Prole do Bebê, book 1
Villa-Lobos: Preludes (5) for guitar
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde
Wagner: Wesendonck-Lieder (5)
Walton: Cello Concerto
Walton: Symphony No. 1 in B flat minor
Ysaÿe: Amitie for 2 Violins

Conductors

Beecham, Sir Thomas
Beinum, Eduard van
Britten, Benjamin
Davis, Sir Colin
Giulini, Carlo Maria
Monteux, Pierre
Rozhdestvensky, Gennady
Sargent, Sir Malcolm
Stravinsky, Igor
Toscanini, Arturo
Walton, Sir William

Groups & Artists

Anda, Géza
Angeles, Victoria de los
Arrau, Claudio
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Borodin Quartet
English Chamber Orchestra
Flagstad, Kirsten
Fournier, Pierre
Gieseking, Walter
Hess, Dame Myra
London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra
Menuhin, Yehudi
Milstein, Nathan
Moore, Gerald
Oistrakh, David
Oistrakh, Igor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Richter, Sviatoslav
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Rubinstein, Arthur
Segovia, Andrés

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