Content tagged with 'LSO'

Prokofiev's Romeo & Juliet, LSO Live (LSO0682)

Watch the LSO recording Romeo & Juliet, live at the Barbican

Prokofiev’s Romeo & Juliet is availble to Society of Sound members this month. LSO Live Producer, James Mallinson, talks about the performance and explains why they no longer include applause… Read more

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Exclusive high-definition film of Gergiev conducting Bolero

Bolero is ‘an orchestral score without music,’ reckoned Ravel. ‘There are no contrasts, and practically no invention except the plan and the manner of execution.’ Such a careful description does… Read more

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Boddie Recording Company and Beethoven’s 5th Symphony on Society of Sound

Possibly the strangest pairing on Society of Sound in a long time, this month’s albums feature rare archival recordings from the Boddie Recording Company and one of the most famous… Read more

July's Society of Sound albums

Electronica pioneer Bob Holroyd’s new album and Haydn’s The Seasons

This month’s Society of  Sound albums are Haydn’s The Seasons and Afterglow from Bob Holroyd. The great acclaim with which this recording of The Seasons – using the original German… Read more

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Classic recordings: Bernard Haitink and the LSO – Beethoven Symphony No.6 ‘Pastoral’/Symphony No.2

Bernard Haitink and the LSO – Beethoven Symphony No.6 ‘Pastoral’/Symphony No.2 Bowers and Wilkins (24-bit FLAC) By Paul Rigby Two symphonies are covered in this single FLAC. The first of… Read more

Unthanks

Exclusive Unthanks compilation plus Beethoven’s 9th Symphony

This month’s albums for Society of Sound members include Bernard Haitink’s staggering recording of Beethoven’s ninth symphony from the LSO live archives as well as a brand new handpicked compilation,… Read more

Sir Edward Elgar at Abbey Road Studios

Rare footage of Edward Elgar conducting LSO at Abbey Road

Absolutely brilliant footage of Sir Edward Elgar conducting Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 with the London Symphony Orchestra at the opening of Abbey Road Studios on November 12th 1931. Read more

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London Symphony Orchestra join Society of Sound

 We’re very proud to announce that the London Symphony Orchestra have joined Society of Sound. From now on, all members will receive an album curated by the  LSO each month… Read more