Academic Festival Archive
BRAHMS: Academic Festival Ov.; Symphony Nos. 2 & 4; Piano Concerto No. 2 – Elly Ney, piano/ Berlin Philharmonic Orch./ Berlin State Opera Orch. (Op. 98)/ Max Fiedler – Pristine Audio
Historic Brahms performances by a “living witness” to that composer’s style, though less “authentic” than often startlingly original in energetic conception.
BRAHMS: Academic Festival Overture; Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73; DELIUS: North Country Sketches – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham – Pristine Audio
Beecham himself gave the premier of the 1914 Delius North Country Sketches in May 1915.