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BBC Symphony Orchestra

Works: 4,332 works in 8,340 publications in 8 languages and 105,225 library holdings
Genres: Live sound recordings  Concertos  Symphonies  Drama  Musical settings  Music  Oratorios  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Orchestral music  Art music 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Other, Musician, Conductor, orc, Singer, Composer
Classifications: M1001, 784.272
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by BBC Symphony Orchestra
A young person's guide to music by Neil Ardley( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With an accompanying CD, this book introduces instruments of the orchestra and supplies a concise history of classical music. This volume, accompanied by a CD, supplies a concise history of music & focuses on classical music & the instruments that create it. In association with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, A Young Person's Guide to Music is a combination package that makes music accessible and fun. The first part of the book deals with the orchestra, its structure, and the role of the conductor. Symbols in the text tell the reader when to listen to specific tracks on the CD that relate directly to the text. The second part uses illustrated timelines to chart the lives of famous composers and performers, and pinpoints important musical developments
Boulez conducts Boulez by Pierre Boulez( Recording )

28 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano concerto No. 1 by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contents: Piano concerto no. 1 (Tchaikovsky), Piano concerto no. 5 (Beethoven)
Piano concertos by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

28 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1) PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA. LYMPANY, Moura (piano). MENGES, Herbert (conductor). (2) BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. MATTHEWS, Denis (piano). SARGENT, Sir Malcolm (conductor)
Violin concertos ; & Sonata for two violins by Sergey Prokofiev( )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 3 by Edward Elgar( )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Oct. 15-17, 1997, BBC Studio 1, Maida Vale, London
Benvenuto Cellini by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

45 editions published between 1962 and 1997 in 6 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benvenuto Cellini: Opéra semi-séria en deux actes, op. 23. Livret: Léon de Wailly et Auguste Barbier
The triumph of time by Harrison Birtwistle( )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child of our time by Michael Tippett( Recording )

21 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the 1938 assassination of a German diplomat in Paris by Jewish refugee Herschel Grynszpan, which led to Germany's Kristallnacht
Symphonia : sum fluxae pretium spei ; Clarinet concerto by Elliott Carter( Recording )

8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 4 by Gustav Mahler( )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernard Haitink is internationally renowned for his interpretations of Bruckner and is widely recognized as the world's leading Bruckner conductor. Bruckner's fourth, nicknamed the Romantic, is performed here by Haitink leading the London Symphony Orchestra
The last night of the proms by Colin Davis( )

12 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violin concertos by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn concertos both have played a significant role in Ray Chen's career. His superb performance of the works led to his triumph at two major violin competitions: the 2008 Yehudi Menuhin Competition and first prize in the prestigious Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels a year later. Chen brings a fresh interpretation to the cornerstones of violin repertoire and finds a kindred spirit in conductor Daniel Harding and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Pli selon pli by Pierre Boulez( Recording )

65 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pli selon pli: Cinq pièces pour soprano et orchestre. Texte: Stéphane Mallarmé
The seasons by Joseph Haydn( )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heather Harper, soprano; Ryland Davies, tenor; John Shirley-Quirk, bass; B.B.C. Chorus and Symphony Orchestra; Colin Davis, conductor
I hear the water dreaming by Tōru Takemitsu( )

10 editions published in 2000 in 3 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 5 by Gustav Mahler( )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording of Bruckner's fifth has been published several times by various companies, with many containing questionable sound quality. The present release is sourced from the original tape kept in the archive of Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg. The tape needed only minimal reworking, as the sound quality is very good. After nearly seventy years, the odyssey of this recording concludes in time to commemorate Wilhelm Furtwangler's 125th Anniversary year
Die Jakobsleiter : (Fragment) ; Chamber symphony : no. 1, op. 9 ; Begleitmusik zu einer Lichtspielszene : op. 34 by Arnold Schoenberg( )

14 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mask of Orpheus by Harrison Birtwistle( )

11 editions published in 1997 in 3 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recorded live at the Royal Festival Hall on 11 & 12 April, 1996."--Insert
Graal théâtre ; Château de l'âme ; Amers by Kaija Saariaho( )

9 editions published in 2001 in French and Undetermined and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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A young person's guide to music
Alternative Names
B.B.C. Symphony Orch.

B.B.C. Symphony Orchestra

B.B.C. Wireless Symphony Orchestra

BBC:n sinfoniaorkesteri.

BBC Orchestra

BBC Radio Symphony Orchestra

BBC Radio Symphony Orchestra London




BBC-Symphonie-Orchester London

BBC Symphony

BBC Symphony London

BBC Symphony orchestra

BBC Symphony Orchestra British orchestra based in London

BBC Symphony Orchestra London.

BBC Szimfonikus Zenekar

BBC 교향악단



British Broadcasting Corporation BBC Symphony Orchestra

British Broadcasting Corporation London Orchestra Sinfonica

British Broadcasting Corporation London Symphonic Orchestra

British Broadcasting Corporation London Symphonie-Orchester

British Broadcasting Corporation Orchestra Sinfonica

British Broadcasting Corporation Symphonic Orchestra

British Broadcasting Corporation Symphonie-Orchester

British Broadcasting Corporation Symphony Orchestra

Das Britische Rundfunk-Symphonie-Orch.

Orchestra sinfonica della BBC.

Orchestra Sinfonica della BBC London

Orchestre de la B.B.C.

Orchestre symphonique de la BBC.

Orchestre symphonique de Londres

Orkiestra B.B.C.

Orquesta Sinfónica de la BBC

Orquesta Sinfónica de la BBC de Londres

Orquestra Sinfônica da BBC

Simfoničeskij orkestr Bi-Bi-Si

Sinfonie-Orchester der BBC.

Thames Symphony Orchestra.

The B.B.C. Symphony Orchestra

Tizmoret ha-simfonit Yerushalayim.

Симфонический оркестр Би-би-си

Симфонічний оркестр Бі-Бі-Сі

תזמורת רשות השידור

תזמורת רשות השידור הבריטית

תזמרת סימפונית קול ישראל

תזמרת קול ישראל