The Philharmonia Orchestra

The Philharmonia Orchestra

Top Songs

1
Poveri fiori gemme de'prati from Adriana Lecouvreur
2
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C Sharp Minor: (Orchestrafassung) Rhapsody
3
Pictures at an Exhibition (orchestra): Catacombae (Catacombs) - Cum mortuis in lingua mortua (With the dead in a dead language)
4
Greensleeves
5
Che tua madre from Madama Butterfly

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Biography

England's Philharmonia is a relative youngster among orchestras, having arisen out of the ashes of London's disrupted orchestral life in the wake of World War II. Within an astonishingly short time, it rose to a high level of quality with a deep, burnished tone similar to the best Austrian-German ensembles. Not surprisingly, its formative years were nurtured under the batons of Furtwängler, Karajan, and Klemperer. In 1945, EMI's Walter Legge realized a long-standing ambition to ... Read more

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