Richard Lewis Archive
A superb renovation of Beecham’s rendering of Requiem by Berlioz
COLERIDGE-TAYLOR: Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast; DVORAK: Symphonic Var. – Richard Lewis, tenor/ Royal Choral Society/ Philharmonia Orch./ Sir Malcolm Sargent – IDIS
The combination of two vintage Malcolm Sargent performances reminds us of his gift for choral and instrumental composition.
WALTON conducts WALTON: Troilus and Cressida–excerpts; Partita for Orchestra – Soloists/Philharmonia Orch./Sir William Walton – Pristine
William Walton’s only full-length opera, after the story by Chaucer, remains a problem child in the composer’s creative history.