Since you are interested in Strauss, (R.): Orchestral songs (Including 'Four Last Songs'), here is a list of other items that you may find interesting.
Brahms: Piano Concerto No.1 / Piano Concerto No. 2
Clifford Curzon (piano) / London Symphony Orchestra, George Szell / Wiener Philharmoniker, Hans Knappertsbusch
[ Decca Heritage Masters / 2 CD - released 20/Apr/2009 ]
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Tavener: No longer mourn for me & other works for cello
Steven Isserlis (cello) / Philharmonia Orchestra, Trinity Boys Choir, Omer Meir Wellber
[ Hyperion / CD - released 30/Oct/2020 ]
"Steven Isserlis's effective arrangements of two choral pieces for an ensemble of eight cellos frame the disc...the Philharmonia under Omer Meir Wellber are assured advocates." Recording of the Month - BBC Music Award WINNER - Premier Award
Sing Me Home
Yo-Yo Ma (cello) / Silk Road Ensemble, with Lisa Fischer, Gregory Porter, Bill Frisell, and others
[ Sony Classics / CD - released 1/Jun/2016 ]
The new album from Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble will surprise and delight with imaginative sounds that transform the traditional musical landscape. SING ME HOME is the sixth album by the Grammy®-nominated Silk Road Ensemble and its founding...
J. S. BACH
Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Chris Thile (mandolin), Edgar Meyer (double bass)
[ Nonesuch / CD - released 20/Jul/2017 ]
"Thile and Meyer, with their backgrounds in bluegrass and American roots music, bring an appealing swing and spontaneity to the Bach…Ma draws a glorious palette of sounds from his cello, which sings and weeps and whispers" Five Stars BBC Music
MARBECKS COLLECTABLE: Bizet: Carmen (highlights)
Jessye Norman, Neil Shicoff, Mirelli Freni / Orchestre National de France. Seiji Ozawa
[ Philips / CD - released 30/Nov/1989 ]
Seiji Ozawa's recording of perhaps the most popular opera of all, with the great Jessye Norman in the title role and Niel Schicoff as Don Jose.
J. S. BACH
Bach To The Future
Olivier Latry (organ)
[ La Dolce Volta / CD - released 22/Mar/2019 ]
For his first CD with La Dolce Volta, Olivier Latry has chosen a programme devoted to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. This recording, made on the massive Cavaillé-Coll organ of Notre-Dame de Paris, of which he is titular organist, raises a...
J. S. BACH
Six Evolutions - Bach: Cello Suites (2017 recording)
Yo Yo Ma (cello)
[ Sony Classical / 2 CD - released 5/Sep/2018 ]
"I don't think he has ever made a greater recording and his personal booklet notes help provide a conceptual setting for his playing." Gramophone Editor's Choice Awards Issue 2018
Operas (Armida / L'incontro improvviso / L'infedelta delusa / L'isola disabitata / etc)
Elly Ameling, Arleen Auger, Ileana Cotrubas, Jessye Norman, Samuel Ramey, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Frederica von Stade / Antal Dorati (cond)
[ Decca / 20 CD Box Set - released 10/May/2012 ]
Haydn's operas are still something of a rarity both in the theatre and on record. Antal Dorati's advocacy of Haydn's music during the 1970s resulted in numerous award-winning recordings including his legendary cycle of all the symphonies as well his...
W. A. MOZART
Le Nozze di Figaro [The Marriage of Figaro] (Complete Opera recorded in 1971)
Jessye Norman; Ingvar Wixell; Mirella Freni; Yvonne Minton / BBC Symphony Orchestra. Sir Colin Davis
[ Decca Grand Opera / 3 CD - released 20/Jun/2012 ]
"Vocally the cast is exceptionally consistent" *** Three Stars. Penguin Stereo Guide
BRAHMS / SCHUMANN
Lieder (Incl Frauenliebe und -Leben, Op.42 & Liederkreis, Op.39)
Jessye Norman (soprano) Geoffrey Parsons (piano) Irwin Gage (piano)
[ Philips Duo Jessye Norman Collection / 2 CD - released 12/May/2005 ]
Celebrating Jessye! In this special year for Jessye Norman we celebrate the great American soprano with this new series of 2CD sets.
Symphonie Fantastique Op 14 / La Mort de Cleopatre
Jessye Norman (soprano) / Orchestra de Paris / Daniel Barenboim
[ DG La Gran Musica / CD - released 28/Oct/2005 ]
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