Editors’ Notes By design, the history of the world-class London Symphony Orchestra has not been defined by musical directors. This cooperative ensemble, founded in 1904, chooses which conductors to work with instead of handing out a long-term contract to one maestro. As a result, their sound benefits from rich input from collaborators like Claudio Abbado and Sir Colin Davis. While they play English music (like former conductor Sir Edward Elgar's) with authority, they're also adept in the symphonic traditions of other nations, thanks to their work with global talents like Russian conductor Valery Gergiev.

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ALBUM
The Planets, Op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War
7:07
 
An Imaginary Orchestral Journey: V. Minuet & Trio (From Symphony No. 6 in D Major, Hob.I:6) [Arr. Sir Simon Rattle]
4:10
 
Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55 "Eroica": I. Allegro con brio
17:49
 
Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218: II. Andante cantabile
6:20
 
Messiah: Part I, No 12. For Unto Us a Child Is Born
4:06
 
Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47: II. Allegretto
5:46
 
Symphony No. 9: II. Im Tempo eines gemächlichen Ländlers. Etwas täppisch und sehr derb
15:09
 
Romeo & Juliet, Op. 64, Act I: Scene XIII, Dance of the Knights
5:11
 
Swan Lake, Op. 20, Act 1: No. 2 Valse in A-Flat Major (Tempo di valse) (Corps de Ballet)
7:15
 
Hedwig's Theme (From "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone")
5:08
 
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation IX. Nimrod (Adagio)
4:24
 
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18: III. Allegro scherzando
11:35
 
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14, H 48: IV. Marche au supplice
7:01
 
Piano Concerto No. 1 in D-Flat Major, Op. 10: I. Allegro brioso
6:09
 
22:16
 
Remembering 'In Memoriam Evan Scofield': IV. Fourth Movement
8:29
 
Pomp and Circumstance Marches, Op. 39: I. March No. 1 in D
5:43
 
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, WWV 96: Overture
9:57
 

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