Sir Colin Davis: The Philips Years - Claudio Arrau (piano); Elizabeth Bainbridge (contralto); Franco Tagliavini (tenor); Gwynne Howell (bass); Ingrid Haebler (piano); Jessye Norman (soprano); Jill Gomez (soprano); John Constable (organ); Jon Vickers (tenor); Josephine Barstow (soprano)

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  1. Piano Concerto No. 1 in A major, Sz. 83, BB 91
  2. Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major, Sz. 95, BB 101
  3. Piano Concerto No. 3 in E major, Sz. 119, BB 127 (completed by Tibor Serly)
  4. Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate"), Op. 67
  5. Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major ("Emperor"), Op. 73
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  1. Piano Concerto No. 1 in A major, Sz. 83, BB 91
  2. Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major, Sz. 95, BB 101
  3. Piano Concerto No. 3 in E major, Sz. 119, BB 127 (completed by Tibor Serly)
  4. Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate"), Op. 67
  5. Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major ("Emperor"), Op. 73
  6. Symphonie fantastique for orchestra ("Episode de la vie d'un Artiste...en cinq parties"), H.48 (Op. 14)
  7. Night on Bald Mountain (Noch' na L?soy gore), symphonic poem, edited by Rimsky-Korsakov
  8. Requiem (Grande Messe des morts), for tenor, chorus & orchestra, H. 75 (Op. 5)
  9. Te Deum, for tenor, 3 choruses, brass bands, organ & orchestra, H. 118 (Op. 22)
  10. Symphony No. 7 in D minor, B. 141 (Op. 70) (first published as No. 2)
  11. Symphony No. 9 in E minor ("From the New World"), B. 178 (Op. 95) (first published as No. 5)
  12. Enigma Variations, for orchestra, Op. 36
  13. The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125
  14. Symphony No. 94 in G major ("Surprise"/"The Drumstroke"/"Mit dem Paukenschlag"), H. 1/94
  15. Symphony No. 101 in D major ("Clock"), H. 1/101
  16. Symphony No. 104 in D major ("London"), H. 1/104
  17. Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Mozart for 2 pianos, Op. 132a
  18. Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber, for orchestra
  19. Symphony in Three Movements, for orchestra
  20. Das Lied von der Erde, for alto (or baritone), tenor & orchestra
  21. Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K. 183 (K. 173dB)
  22. Symphony No. 32 in G major, K. 318
  23. Piano Concerto No. 15 in B flat major, K. 450
  24. Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550
  25. Vesperae solennes de confessore for soloists, chorus & orchestra, K. 339
  26. Kyrie for chorus & orchestra in D minor, K. 341 (K. 368a)
  27. Ave verum corpus, motet for chorus, strings & organ, K. 618
  28. Exsultate, jubilate, motet for soprano & orchestra, K. 165 (K. 158a)
  29. Zaide, opera, K. 344 (K. 336b): Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben
  30. Die Zauberfl÷te (The Magic Flute), opera, K. 620: Ach, ich f?hl's
  31. Cos? fan tutte, opera, K. 588: Ei parte... Senti... Per piet?, ben mio, perdona
  32. Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39
  33. Finlandia, tone poem for orchestra, Op. 26
  34. Pohjola's Daughter (Pohjolan tyt?r), symphonic fantasy for orchestra, Op. 49
  35. Tapiola, tone poem for orchestra, Op. 112
  36. The Knot Garden, opera in 3 acts
  37. L'oiseau de feu (The Firebird), ballet in 2 scenes for orchestra
  38. Orpheus, ballet in 3 scenes for orchestra
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For more than three decades, Colin Davis laid the groundwork for his legacy by recording his core repertoire for Philips, and these performances are still highly regarded by critics and fans alike. This 2013 box set from Decca brings together some of his most essential interpretations of works by Bart?k, Beethoven, Berlioz, Dvorßk, Elgar, Haydn, ...

Sir Colin Davis: The Philips Years 2013, Decca

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