Academy Of St Martin In The Fields: ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN IN THE FIELDS 60TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION REPERTOIRE

ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN IN THE FIELDS 60TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION REPERTOIRE

Academy Of St Martin In The Fields

  • US $149.99  

  • Release Date 17 January 2020
Product code
4850093
Format
CD Box Set
Label
Decca Records

Decca is proud to present 60 CDs celebrating 60 years of one of the World’s finest and most recorded chamber orchestras. This new Edition, an exciting new collaboration between Decca and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, celebrates the Academy’s international reputation for its distinctive, polished and refined sound through a selection of 60 recordings from their vast catalogue of well over 500 albums.

60 CDs celebrating 60 years of one of the World’s finest chamber orchestras, renowned for fresh, brilliant interpretations of great orchestral music

This new Edition, an exciting new collaboration between Decca and the Academy, celebrates the Academy’s international reputation for its distinctive, polished and refined sound through a hand-picked selection of 60 recordings from their vast catalogue of over 500.

Recordings taken from the Decca, Argo and Philips catalogues, plus Sony Classical, Pentatone and Onyx. Including the first and last recordings with Sir Neville Marriner, recordings with Iona Brown and with present director Joshua Bell, this edition is a true survey of the first 60 years of the Academy.

Seven works new-to-CD

150-page booklet includes, essays from Lady Marriner, Sir Neville Marriner’s daughter Susan Harries, Academy discographer Philip Stuart, a few words from current and former players, facsimiles from Academy archives and many photographs from Decca archives.