London Symphony Orchestra
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1904
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The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), founded in 1904, is the oldest of London's symphony orchestras. It was set up by a group of players who left Henry Wood's Queen's Hall Orchestra because of a new rule requiring players to give ...

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Felix Mendelssohn, London Symphony Orchestra & Claudio Abbado
Ruy Blas Overture
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Ruy Blas Overture Ruy Blas Overture Ruy Blas Overture Ruy Blas Overture
Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev, Valery Gergiev & London Symphony Orchestra
Romeo and Juliet - Morning dance
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Romeo and Juliet - Morning dance Romeo and Juliet - Morning dance Romeo and Juliet - Morning dance Romeo and Juliet - Morning dance
London Symphony Orchestra, Giuseppe Verdi & Claudio Abbado
Nabucco - Overture
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Nabucco - Overture Nabucco - Overture Nabucco - Overture Nabucco - Overture
Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov, London Symphony Orchestra & Valery Gergiev
Symphonic Dances
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Symphonic Dances Symphonic Dances Symphonic Dances Symphonic Dances
Sir Edward Elgar, David Rendall, Bryn Terfel, Robert Lloyd, Alison Hargan, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra & Richard Hickox
The Apostles Op.49 - concluding pages of The Ascension
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The Apostles Op.49 - concluding pages of The Ascension The Apostles Op.49 - concluding pages of The Ascension The Apostles Op.49 - concluding pages of The Ascension The Apostles Op.49 - concluding pages of The Ascension
Hector Berlioz, London Symphony Orchestra & Valery Gergiev
Symphonie Fantastique, Op.14
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Symphonie Fantastique, Op.14 Symphonie Fantastique, Op.14 Symphonie Fantastique, Op.14 Symphonie Fantastique, Op.14
Benjamin Britten, London Symphony Orchestra & Steuart Bedford
4 Sea interludes [from 'Peter Grimes'] (Op.33a) no.4; Storm
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4 Sea interludes [from 'Peter Grimes'] (Op.33a) no.4; Storm 4 Sea interludes [from 'Peter Grimes'] (Op.33a) no.4; Storm 4 Sea interludes [from 'Peter Grimes'] (Op.33a) no.4; Storm 4 Sea interludes [from 'Peter Grimes'] (Op.33a) no.4; Storm
Ralph Vaughan Williams, London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Adrian Boult
English Folk Song Suite
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English Folk Song Suite English Folk Song Suite English Folk Song Suite English Folk Song Suite
London Symphony Orchestra
Raiders Of The Lost Ark
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Raiders Of The Lost Ark Raiders Of The Lost Ark Raiders Of The Lost Ark Raiders Of The Lost Ark
Arnold Bax, London Symphony Orchestra & Sir John Barbirolli
Tintagel - symphonic poem
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Tintagel - symphonic poem Tintagel - symphonic poem Tintagel - symphonic poem Tintagel - symphonic poem
Arbos, Enrique, Isaac Albéniz, London Symphony Orchestra & Enrique Bátiz
Iberia - suite orch. Arbos [orig. for piano], no.3; Triana [orig. no.6]
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Iberia - suite orch. Arbos [orig. for piano], no.3; Triana [orig. no.6] Iberia - suite orch. Arbos [orig. for piano], no.3; Triana [orig. no.6] Iberia - suite orch. Arbos [orig. for piano], no.3; Triana [orig. no.6] Iberia - suite orch. Arbos [orig. for piano], no.3; Triana [orig. no.6]
London Symphony Orchestra, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky & Kenneth Alwyn
Capriccio italien, Op.45
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Capriccio italien, Op.45 Capriccio italien, Op.45 Capriccio italien, Op.45 Capriccio italien, Op.45
London Symphony Orchestra & Vangelis
Chariots of Fire
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Chariots of Fire Chariots of Fire Chariots of Fire Chariots of Fire
Richard Hickox, Ralph Vaughan Williams, London Symphony Orchestra & Markus Wolf
The Running set for orchestra
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The Running set for orchestra The Running set for orchestra The Running set for orchestra The Running set for orchestra
Felix Mendelssohn, André Previn & London Symphony Orchestra
A Midsummer night's dream - incidental music (Op.61), no.7; Nocturne
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A Midsummer night's dream - incidental music (Op.61), no.7; Nocturne A Midsummer night's dream - incidental music (Op.61), no.7; Nocturne A Midsummer night's dream - incidental music (Op.61), no.7; Nocturne A Midsummer night's dream - incidental music (Op.61), no.7; Nocturne
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai, Sir Charles Mackerras & London Symphony Orchestra
Capriccio espagnol (Op.34)
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Capriccio espagnol (Op.34) Capriccio espagnol (Op.34) Capriccio espagnol (Op.34) Capriccio espagnol (Op.34)
Neeme Järvi, Robert Schumann & London Symphony Orchestra
Julius Caesar Overture
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Julius Caesar Overture Julius Caesar Overture Julius Caesar Overture Julius Caesar Overture
Ambroise Thomas, Sir Charles Mackerras & London Symphony Orchestra
Mignon - Overture
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Mignon - Overture Mignon - Overture Mignon - Overture Mignon - Overture
Gustav Holst, Richard Hickox & London Symphony Orchestra
A Somerset Rhapsody, Op. 21 No. 2
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A Somerset Rhapsody, Op. 21 No. 2 A Somerset Rhapsody, Op. 21 No. 2 A Somerset Rhapsody, Op. 21 No. 2 A Somerset Rhapsody, Op. 21 No. 2
Antonin Dvorak, Sir Colin Davis & London Symphony Orchestra
Largo from Symphony No.9 'From the New World'
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Largo from Symphony No.9 'From the New World' Largo from Symphony No.9 'From the New World' Largo from Symphony No.9 'From the New World' Largo from Symphony No.9 'From the New World'
London Symphony Orchestra
Symphonie Fantastique
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Symphonie Fantastique Symphonie Fantastique Symphonie Fantastique Symphonie Fantastique
Maurice Ravel, André Previn & London Symphony Orchestra
Faure - Pavane pour une infante defunte arr. for orchestra
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Faure - Pavane pour une infante defunte arr. for orchestra Faure - Pavane pour une infante defunte arr. for orchestra Faure - Pavane pour une infante defunte arr. for orchestra Faure - Pavane pour une infante defunte arr. for orchestra
Claude Debussy, London Symphony Orchestra & Pierre Monteux
Nuages; Fetes (Nocturnes)
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Nuages; Fetes (Nocturnes) Nuages; Fetes (Nocturnes) Nuages; Fetes (Nocturnes) Nuages; Fetes (Nocturnes)
Jean Sibelius, Gwyneth Jones, London Symphony Orchestra & Antal Doráti
Luonnotar, Op. 70
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Luonnotar, Op. 70 Luonnotar, Op. 70 Luonnotar, Op. 70 Luonnotar, Op. 70
Ralph Vaughan Williams, André Previn & London Symphony Orchestra
The Wasps: Overture
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The Wasps: Overture The Wasps: Overture The Wasps: Overture The Wasps: Overture
Giuseppe Verdi, Luciano Pavarotti, London Symphony Orchestra & Richard Bonynge
Questa O Quella (from Rigoletto)
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Questa O Quella (from Rigoletto) Questa O Quella (from Rigoletto) Questa O Quella (from Rigoletto) Questa O Quella (from Rigoletto)
Maurice Ravel, Claudio Abbado & London Symphony Orchestra
Rapsodie espagnole vers. for orchestra: Feria
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Rapsodie espagnole vers. for orchestra: Feria Rapsodie espagnole vers. for orchestra: Feria Rapsodie espagnole vers. for orchestra: Feria Rapsodie espagnole vers. for orchestra: Feria
Hector Berlioz, Valery Gergiev & London Symphony Orchestra
Waverley - overture Op.1
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Waverley - overture Op.1 Waverley - overture Op.1 Waverley - overture Op.1 Waverley - overture Op.1
Erich Wolfgang Korngold, London Symphony Orchestra & André Previn
Captain Blood - Music For The Film
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Captain Blood - Music For The Film Captain Blood - Music For The Film Captain Blood - Music For The Film Captain Blood - Music For The Film
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sir Colin Davis, Kiri Te Kanawa & London Symphony Orchestra
Ruhe Sanft from Zaide
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Ruhe Sanft from Zaide Ruhe Sanft from Zaide Ruhe Sanft from Zaide Ruhe Sanft from Zaide
Lydia Mordkovitch, Max Bruch, Richard Hickox & London Symphony Orchestra
Violin Concerto no. 2 in D minor - 3rd movt Finale
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Violin Concerto no. 2 in D minor - 3rd movt Finale Violin Concerto no. 2 in D minor - 3rd movt Finale Violin Concerto no. 2 in D minor - 3rd movt Finale Violin Concerto no. 2 in D minor - 3rd movt Finale
Richard Strauss, Barry Tuckwell, London Symphony Orchestra & István Kertész
Concerto no. 2 in E flat major AV.132 for horn and orchestra: 3rd mvt; Rondo
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Concerto no. 2 in E flat major AV.132 for horn and orchestra: 3rd mvt; Rondo Concerto no. 2 in E flat major AV.132 for horn and orchestra: 3rd mvt; Rondo Concerto no. 2 in E flat major AV.132 for horn and orchestra: 3rd mvt; Rondo Concerto no. 2 in E flat major AV.132 for horn and orchestra: 3rd mvt; Rondo
Пётр Ильич Чайковский, Sir Charles Mackerras & London Symphony Orchestra
Mazeppa - Hopak (Cossack dance)
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Mazeppa - Hopak (Cossack dance) Mazeppa - Hopak (Cossack dance) Mazeppa - Hopak (Cossack dance) Mazeppa - Hopak (Cossack dance)
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, Leopold Stokowski, Leopold Stokowski & London Symphony Orchestra
A Night on the Bare Mountain
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A Night on the Bare Mountain A Night on the Bare Mountain A Night on the Bare Mountain A Night on the Bare Mountain
Sir Edward Elgar, Dame Janet Baker, London Symphony Orchestra & Sir John Barbirolli
Sea pictures, no.4; Where corals lie
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Sea pictures, no.4; Where corals lie Sea pictures, no.4; Where corals lie Sea pictures, no.4; Where corals lie Sea pictures, no.4; Where corals lie
Felix Mendelssohn, Sir John Eliot Gardiner & London Symphony Orchestra
Symphony no. 3 in A minor Op.56 (Scottish): 2nd movement; Vivace non troppo
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Symphony no. 3 in A minor Op.56 (Scottish): 2nd movement; Vivace non troppo Symphony no. 3 in A minor Op.56 (Scottish): 2nd movement; Vivace non troppo Symphony no. 3 in A minor Op.56 (Scottish): 2nd movement; Vivace non troppo Symphony no. 3 in A minor Op.56 (Scottish): 2nd movement; Vivace non troppo
Michael Crawford & London Symphony Orchestra
Unexpected Song
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Unexpected Song Unexpected Song Unexpected Song Unexpected Song
London Symphony Orchestra
Fingal's Cave
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Fingal's Cave Fingal's Cave Fingal's Cave Fingal's Cave
Geoffrey Simon, London Symphony Orchestra, Manuel de Falla, Sarah Walker
El Amor brujo - Ritual fire dance...
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El Amor brujo - Ritual fire dance... El Amor brujo - Ritual fire dance... El Amor brujo - Ritual fire dance... El Amor brujo - Ritual fire dance...
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Valery Gergiev & London Symphony Orchestra
Symphony no. 2 (Op.17) in C minor "Little Russian", 2nd mt; Andantino marziale..
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Symphony no. 2 (Op.17) in C minor "Little Russian", 2nd mt; Andantino marziale.. Symphony no. 2 (Op.17) in C minor "Little Russian", 2nd mt; Andantino marziale.. Symphony no. 2 (Op.17) in C minor "Little Russian", 2nd mt; Andantino marziale.. Symphony no. 2 (Op.17) in C minor "Little Russian", 2nd mt; Andantino marziale..
Richard Wagner, London Symphony Orchestra & Antal Doráti
Overture and Venusberg Music
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Overture and Venusberg Music Overture and Venusberg Music Overture and Venusberg Music Overture and Venusberg Music
Colin Davis, London Symphony Orchestra & Hector Berlioz
Le Corsaire - overture (Op.21)
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Le Corsaire - overture (Op.21) Le Corsaire - overture (Op.21) Le Corsaire - overture (Op.21) Le Corsaire - overture (Op.21)
Carl Orff, André Previn & London Symphony Orchestra
Tanz - from Carmina Burana
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Tanz - from Carmina Burana Tanz - from Carmina Burana Tanz - from Carmina Burana Tanz - from Carmina Burana
Barry Tuckwell, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Peter Maag & London Symphony Orchestra
Horn Concerto No 3, K447 - finale
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Horn Concerto No 3, K447 - finale Horn Concerto No 3, K447 - finale Horn Concerto No 3, K447 - finale Horn Concerto No 3, K447 - finale
Erich Wolfgang Korngold, London Symphony Orchestra & André Previn
The Sea Hawk Main Title
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The Sea Hawk Main Title The Sea Hawk Main Title The Sea Hawk Main Title The Sea Hawk Main Title
London Symphony Orchestra
Jerusalem
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Jerusalem Jerusalem Jerusalem Jerusalem
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Biography

The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), founded in 1904, is the oldest of London's symphony orchestras. It was set up by a group of players who left Henry Wood's Queen's Hall Orchestra because of a new rule requiring players to give the orchestra their exclusive services. The LSO itself later introduced a similar rule for its members. From the outset the LSO was organised on co-operative lines, with all players sharing the profits at the end of each season. This practice continued for the orchestra's first four decades.

The LSO underwent periods of eclipse in the 1930s and 1950s when it was regarded as inferior in quality to new London orchestras, to which it lost players and bookings: the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the London Philharmonic in the 1930s and the Philharmonia and Royal Philharmonic after the Second World War. The profit-sharing principle was abandoned in the post-war era as a condition of receiving public subsidy for the first time. In the 1950s the orchestra debated whether to concentrate on film work at the expense of symphony concerts; many senior players left when the majority of players rejected the idea. By the 1960s the LSO had recovered its leading position, which it has retained subsequently. In 1966, to perform alongside it in choral works, the orchestra established the LSO Chorus, originally a mix of professional and amateur singers, later a wholly amateur ensemble.

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