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Joachim Raff* / London Philharmonic Orchestra* / Bernard Herrmann - Fifth Symphony ;Lenore; (Vinyl, LP, Album)


  1. Raff's programmatic 'Lenore' Symphony has three further modern recordings. One comes from a local rival to Järvi's ensemble, the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana, conducted by Nicholas Carthy. A satisfactory, rather than compelling recording, it was brought out by Italian label Dynamic (CDS ) well over a decade ago, and there has been no.
  2. Bernstein also recorded Herrmann's score for The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, which was released in on the Varese Sarabande label later reissued on CD in the s. Charles Gerhardt conducted a RCA recording entitled "The Classic Film Scores of Bernard Herrmann" with the National Philharmonic Orchestra.
  3. In the LP era, Raff was poorly served when compared with the comparatively large number of CD recordings. For many years the only Raff available was on compilation historic recordings - mainly of pianists playing La Fileuse or the Cavatine. In the s there was a breakthrough with Bernard Herrmann's classic recording of the Lenore Symphony - which he had to pay for himself as no .
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  5. The London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) is one of five permanent symphony orchestras based London. It was founded by the conductors Sir Thomas Beecham and Malcolm Sargent in as a rival to the existing London Symphony Orchestra and BBC Symphony Orchestra. London Philharmonic Orchestra Orchestra Short name LPO Founded () Location London, England Concert hall .
  6. Before the First World War Raff's "Lenore" Symphony was regularly performed but subsequently nearly all of his works disappeared from the concert hall. In , however, Bernard Herrmann (the composer of the music for "Psycho" as well as many other films) recorded the "Lenore" Symphony with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at his own expense/5(11).
  7. History. Before settling on this name, the orchestra began operation in using a variety of names including RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra and the London Promenade (the latter consisting largely of London Philharmonic Orchestra personnel). It was incorporated as the National Philharmonic Orchestra in by Sidney Sax. Musicians from London's huge talent pool were contracted by .
  8. Symphony No.5 Without doubt, for many years the only recommendable recording of a Raff work was Bernard Herrmann's interpretation of the Lenore Symphony (Unicorn-Kanchana UKCD ). Although now withdrawn, it is still widely available and should be snapped up.
  9. Fifth Symphony: Lenore. RAFF, Joseph Joachim. Published by World Record Club , United Kingdom Vinyl Lp. Condition: Very Good. (UK) WRC S/ Bernard Herrmann conducts the London Philharmonic orchestra. Surfaces look fine in VG sleeve. ( FO 1a/4. Used Vinyl LP record(s). Seller Inventory # More information about this seller.