Landmarks - 40 Years of Chandos

 
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Landmarks - 40 Years of Chandos

[ Chandos / CD Box Set ]

Release Date: Friday 5 July 2019

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Founded by Brian Couzens in 1979, Chandos quickly established itself as one of the world's leading classical labels. The 'Chandos Sound' has become a benchmark for quality, renowned alike among artists and critics around the globe.

From its inception, Chandos has specialised in recording British music, and in bringing lesser-known (and unknown) music to public attention.

Released to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the label, this handsomely packaged 40-disc set comprises 40 complete recordings from Chandos' extensive catalogue. Each of the four decades is represented, and each recording has been hand-picked by the Managing Director, Ralph Couzens, because it represents a turning point, or 'Landmark', in the development of the label.

Tracks:

CD 1: Bax - Symphony no.4 / Tintagel
CD 2: Tchaikovsky - Symphony no.5
CD 3: Rachmaninov - Trios élégiaques nos 1 and 2
CD 4: Shostakovich - Piano Concerto no.1, etc.
CD 5: Prokofiev - Symphony no.6 / Waltz Suite
CD 6: Respighi - Belkis / Metamorphoseon
CD 7: Hummel - Piano Concertos in A minor / B minor
CD 8: Handel - Chandos Anthems nos 1-3
CD 9: Shostakovich - Violin Concertos nos 1 and 2
CD 10: Walton - Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario, etc.
CD 11: Elgar - Violin Sonata, etc.
CD 12: Black Dyke Mills Band - The Complete Champions
CD 13: The King's Singers - Original Debut Recording
CD 14: Grainger - In a Nutshell, etc.
CD 15: Haydn - Schöpfungsmesse, etc.
CD 16: Boulanger - Faust et Hélène, etc.
CD 17: Vaughan Williams - A London Symphony, etc.
CD 18: Purcell - Dido and Aeneas
CD 19: Aquarelle Guitar Quartet - Spirit of Brazil
CD 20: Gerald Finley - Great Operatic Arias
CD 21: Ravel / Debussy / Massenet - Piano Concertos, etc.
CD 22: Schumann - Three String Quartets, op.41
CD 23: Ola Gjeilo - Northern Lights
CD 24: Brodsky Quartet - Petits-fours: Favourite Encores
CD 25: Saint-Saëns - Orchestral Works
CD 26: Ben-Haim - Chamber Works
CD 27: Xiayin Wang - American Piano Concertos
CD 28: Tasmin Little - British Works for Violin and Orchestra
CD 29: Sibelius - Violin Concerto, etc.
CD 30: Central Band of the RAF - British Classics
CD 31: Copland - Ballets
CD 32: Janáček - Glagolitic Mass, etc.
CD 33: Albéniz - Piano Concerto no.1, etc.
CD 34: Fauré - Works for Solo Piano
CD 35: Mozart - Piano Concertos, K453 and K456, etc.
CD 36: Reicha - Reicha Rediscovered, Vol. 1
CD 37: Karayev - The Seven Beauties, etc.
CD 38: Bacewicz - Piano Quintets, etc.
CD 39: Scarlatti - Sonatas Vol.1
CD 40: Gipps - Symphonies nos 2 and 4, etc.