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Bartók
Duke Bluebeard's Castle

The extraordinary Duke Bluebeard's Castle, Bartók's only opera, is widely regarded as his masterpiece.

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Bartók
The Miraculous Mandarin

WINNER: 'Choc Classica de l'année' at the 2016 Classica Magazine awards.

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Beethoven
Symphony No. 3, Eroica & Symphony No. 5 in C minor

Beethoven's Eroica Symphony transformed the classical symphony, bringing it firmly into the Romantic era. Despite its title there is no specific programme to the work; Deryck Cooke wrote 'we should regard it as the musical equivalent of an essay...

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Berlioz
Symphonie fantastique

Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique tells the story of a poet's opium-induced dream, in which he sees visions of the object of his unrequited love, who in the music is described by an idée fixe or recurring musical theme. From a ball, to a...

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Brahms
Symphony No. 1 & Symphony No. 3

It took Brahms many years to compose his First Symphony; he shared much of his compositional journey with Clara Schumann, sending her a birthday card in 1868 with the notation of an Alpine horn tune that became the famous theme of the symphony's finale....

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Brahms
Symphony No. 2 & Symphony No. 4

Brahms's Second Symphony has been nicknamed his 'Pastoral'; it is lyrical and mainly in major keys. The three notes heard at the opening of the work generate most of the melodic material throughout the symphony, and the second theme of the...

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Brahms
The Four Symphonies Box Set

Recorded live at the Royal Festival Hall's Southbank Centre, the Philharmonia orchestra are led by Christoph von Dohnányi in these captivating live recordings of Brahms Four Symphonies. "These live performances are about subtle shading...

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Bruckner
Symphony No. 4

Continuing Signum's series of live orchestral releases with the Philharmonia Orchestra, on this disc Christoph von Dohnányi leads a performance of Bruckner's Symphony No 4, 'Romantic'.

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Bruckner
Symphony No. 9

Recorded at the Salzburg Festival in 2014 at the beginning of a series marking his 85th birthday season, Christoph von Dohnányi leads the Philharmonia Orchestra in a rousing live performance of Bruckner's monumental Ninth Symphony, which stands...

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Composers' Academy 2017

The Philharmonia Composers' Academy, presented in partnership with the Royal Philharmonic Society and part of the Orchestra's Music of Today series, annually offers the opportunity for three talented emerging composers to write an original...

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Composers' Academy Vol 2

The Philharmonia Composers’ Academy, presented in partnership with the Royal Philharmonic Society and allied to the Orchestra’s prestigious Music of Today contemporary music series, annually offers the opportunity for three talented...

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Dvořák
Symphony No. 7 & Symphony No. 8

Dvořák's 7th Symphony sits within the Viennese symphonic tradition, keeping to the traditional structure and forms. However it still contains the composer's trademark Bohemian musical twists, with the scherzo of the third movement strongly...

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Elgar
Enigma Variations

Each of the variations in Elgar's Enigma Variations describes one of the composer's acquaintances; the very famous movement 'Nimrod' for example depicts August Johann Jaeger, one of Elgar's closest friends. The theme on which these...

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Elgar
Symphonies No. 1 & 2

In 1907 Elgar's wife Alice wrote in her diary that her husband was playing a 'great beautiful tune'. This became the opening theme of his First Symphony; the march is marked 'nobilmente e semplice' (nobly and simply). This tune reappears...

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Mahler
Symphonies No. 1, 2 & 3

Lorin Maazel leads the Philharmonia Orchestra and a star-studded ensemble of performers in Mahler's first three Symphonies.

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Mahler
Symphonies No. 4, 5 & 6

Lorin Maazel leads the Philharmonia Orchestra in Mahler's fourth, fifth and sixth Symphonies - a series of live orchestral recordings from London's Royal Festival Hall of Maazel and the Philharmonia's much-lauded Mahler Cycle.

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Mahler
Symphonies No. 7, 8 & 9

Lorin Maazel and the Philharmonia Orchestra perform Mahler’s Seventh, Eighth and Ninth Symphonies. 

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Mahler
Symphony No. 4

Mahler's Fourth Symphony is Mahler's sunniest symphony, with a detuned violin depicting a folk fiddle and a setting in the final movement of the Wunderhorn song 'Das himmlische Leben' (The Heavenly Life) depicting a child's view of...

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Mahler
Symphony No. 6

Sometimes known as 'The Tragic' - a title suggested but then withdrawn by the composer - Mahler's Sixth Symphony embodies much of the inner turmoil and superstition of its composer.

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Mahler
Symphony No. 9

Mahler's late musical works are often associated with the idea of 'farewell'; after the première of his Ninth Symphony this was cemented, with one critic writing 'if you want to learn to weep you should listen to the first movement...

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Nielsen
Flute Concerto, Clarinet Concerto, Aladdin Suite

Under Paavo Järvi, the Philharmonia performs three characteristically fiery works by the Danish composer Carl Nielsen: the Flute and Clarinet Concertos, and the Aladdin Suite.

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Rachmaninov Symphony No. 1

Vladimir Ashkenazy and the Philharmonia Orchestra have a very special relationship, one going back decades. Today, as the Philharmonia’s Conductor Laureate, Ashkenazy is a unique presence on the podium with the Orchestra each season at Southbank Centre’s...

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Rachmaninov Symphony No. 2

Vladimir Ashkenazy and the Philharmonia Orchestra release a new live recording of Rachmaninov's much-loved Symphony No.2.

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Rachmaninov Symphony No. 3 & Symphonic Dances

Marking the orchestra's latest collaboration with their conductor laureate Vladimir Ashkenazy, the Philharmonia returns to disc with a leading live performance of two late works by Rachmaninov – the Third Symphony and the Symphonic...

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Salonen
Violin Concerto

Leila Josefowicz, who gave the work its world première, is the soloist for the recording accompanied by the Philharmonia.

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Schoenberg
Gurrelieder

The 'tales of Gurre' tells the story of two lovers, King Waldemar and Tove. Waldemar's wife, Queen Helwig, finds out about their love and has Tove killed; Waldemar rails against God and as punishment is forced to spend every night riding with...

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Schubert
Symphony No. 9

Schubert's 9th Symphony is known as 'The Great', partly to distinguish it from his other symphony in the same key, and partly because in it he set out to compose a 'grand' symphony on the scale of Beethoven's recent works.

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Schubert
Symphony No. 9

“The music is allowed to unfold seemingly without effort, but always with dramatic focus” Classic FM

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Shostakovich
Festive Overture & Symphony No. 5

Shostakovich composed his Fifth Symphony in a style chosen to fit into the artistic ideals of the Soviet regime of the 1930s.

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Strauss
Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche & Ein Heldenleben

Two of Strauss's great orchestral tone poems are on this CD, conducted by the Philharmonia's Honorary Conductor for Life, Christoph von Dohnányi.

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Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 6, Pathétique

Tchaikovsky's Sixth Symphony, the 'Pathétique', was the last work the composer completed, and its tragic tone has often been interpreted as a personal premonition of his fate.

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The Orchestra App

Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the world-renowned Philharmonia performing extended extracts from eight works representing three centuries of symphonic music.

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Universe of Sound Bluray

As well as The Planets, the filmed performances also includes a specially-commissioned piece by UK composer Joby Talbot, Worlds, Stars, Systems, Infinity.

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Universe of Sound DVD

As well as The Planets, the filmed performances also includes a specially commissioned piece by UK composer Joby Talbot, Worlds, Stars, Systems, Infinity.

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