Various: 30Th Anniversary Boxset (Chandos Audio CD 30-disc set)


Catalogue No: ANNI0030(30)
Shop Product Code: 258231K

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Department: CDs - Classical CDs

Publisher: Chandos

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Chandos Records celebrates its thirtieth anniversary in 2009. Founded by Brian Couzens, Chandos quickly established itself as one of the world’s leading classical labels. To celebrate thirty years in the classical recording world, Chandos is releasing a limited edition thirty-disc set featuring highlights of the company’s recording history.

Each CD will be packaged in a CD wallet featuring the original artwork, and the 2009 Chandos catalogue will be included within each set.

A special Chandos 30th Anniversary web page will also run throughout 2009, which will include rare archive photographs, podcasts, company history, interviews with artists, and details of the ‘Milestones’ box set.


Contents and Reviews

Albinoni: Oboe Concertos ~ Robson, CM 90, Standage
Bax: Symphony No. 4, etc. ~ Ulster Orchestra, Thomson
Boulanger: Choral works ~ BBC Philharmonic, Tortelier
Chopin: Études ~ Louis Lortie
Delius: Sea Drift, etc. ~ Terfel, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Hickox
Elgar: Violin Sonata, etc. ~ Nigel Kennedy, Peter Pettinger
Grainger: The Grainger Edition, Vol. 1 ~ BBC Philharmonic, Hickox
Grechaninov: Passion Week ~ Phoenix Bach Choir, Kansas City Chorale, Charles Bruffy
Handel: Chandos Anthems, Vol. 1 ~ The Sixteen, Christophers
Harty: An Irish Symphony, etc. ~ Ulster Orchestra, Thomson
Holst: The Planets ~ Scottish National Orchestra, Gibson
Hummel: Piano Concertos ~ Stephen Hough, English Chamber Orchestra, Thomson
Hummel: Masses, Vol. 1 ~ CM 90, Hickox
Janácek: Glagolitic Mass, etc. ~ Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Mackerras
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 6, etc. ~ Scottish National Orchestra, Järvi
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas ~ Kirkby, Taverner Players, Parrott
Rachmaninov: Trios élégiaques Nos 1 and 2 ~ Borodin Trio
Respighi: Belkis, Queen of Sheba, etc. ~ Philharmonia Orchestra, Simon
Shostakovich: Violin Concertos ~ Mordkovitch, Scottish National Orchestra, Järvi
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1, etc. ~ Shostakovich Jr, I Musici de Montréal, Shostakovich, Turovsky
Stanford: Songs of the Sea, Songs of the Fleet, etc. ~ Finley, BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales, Hickox
Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier (highlights) ~ Kenny, Tomlinson, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Parry
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 ~ Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Jansons
Vanhal: Symphonies ~ London Mozart Players, Bamert
Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony, etc. ~ London Symphony Orchestra, Hickox
Vaughan Williams: Film Music, Vol. 1 ~ BBC Philharmonic, Gamba
Walton: Music for the film Henry V ~ Plummer, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Marriner
The Complete Champions ~ Black Dyke Mills Band, Peter Parkes
The King’s Singers: Debut Album ~ The King’s Singers
Music from the novels of Louis de Bernières: Captain Corelli’s Mandolin and the ‘Latin’ Trilogy ~ Craig Ogden, Alison Stephens