BBC Legends Volume 2 (20 CDs)

£54.99

Anda, Géza Beecham, Thomas (Sir) Borodin Quartet Britten, Benjamin Rubinstein, Arthur

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.

A beautifully packaged clamshell box with individual wallets for each artist with full details of tracks, dates and venues.

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