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BBC Legends


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Jascha Horenstein : a Symphonic Colossus David Huckvale presents the first of two programmes focusing on the conductor Jascha Horenstein. Today he focuses on those composers with whom the conductor is most associated - Bruckner and Mahler.
Mahler Symphony No 8 (Symphony of a Thousand) (Parti) With Soloists, BBC
Chorus, BBC Choral Society, Goldsmith's Choral Union, Hampstead Choral Society, Emanuel School Boys' Choir, Orpington Junior Singers, LSO (1959)
Bruckner Adagio (Symphony No 5 in B flat) With the BBCSO (1971)
Bruckner Scherzo (Symphony No 9 in D minor) With the BBCSO (1970)
Mahler Das Trinklied vom Jammer derErde
(Das Lied von derErde) With John Mitchinson (tenor), BBC Northern SO (1972) Producer Edwina Wolstencroft
Jascha Horenstein is featured in the BBC Legends series. CDs are available now from music outlets.


Unknown: Jascha Horenstein
Unknown: David Huckvale
Conductor: Jascha Horenstein.
Tenor: John Mitchinson
Producer: Edwina Wolstencroft
Producer: Jascha Horenstein

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