BSO Recordings

A Celebration

Recorded in November 2008, "A Celebration" features six tracks, demonstrating the versatility of the Orchestra and including a piece specially written for BSO by local composer Ivor Hodgson.

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Track listing:

  • play pause John Williams
  • Star Wars (Suite from the Motion Picture Score)
  • play pause Leroy Anderson
  • Bugler's Holiday
  • Ivor James Hodgson
  • Catstye Cam
  • play pause William Walton
  • Spitfire Prelude
  • Anton Bruckner
  • Symphony No 4 in E flat ('Romantic'), WAB 104
  • Richard Strauss
  • Dance of the Seven Veils from Salome, Op 54

Ein Heldenleben

BSO recorded Richard Stauss's unremittingly challenging Ein Heldenleben in March 2012, at the newly created home of the BBC Philharmonic at Media City Salford.

CD front cover CD track listing

Track listing:

  • 1.
  • The Hero - Our Journey Begins
  • 2.
  • The Critics
  • 3.
  • The Hero's Life Companion
  • 4.
  • Love Scene
  • 5.
  • Battle
  • 6.
  • The Joyous Victory
  • 7.
  • Past Achievements
  • 8.
  • Final Anger
  • 9.
  • Journey's End