Memory Lane

Wandsworth School Choir CDsSearching for the Wandsworth School Choir on the internet indicates that a number of the works recorded by the Choir have been re-recorded or re-issued during the last decade. The sleeve shown here is of “Mendelssohn’s: Elijah”. Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem played by the New Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini and Benjamin Britten was recorded on the 6th of April 1969 Royal Albert Hall London). According to the BBC Music Magazine (Jan-2001) and the Gramophone Editor’s Choice ‘this 1969 live performance has not been bettered – it has great conviction: the drama and the tragedy are powerfully conveyed.’.

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