I Musici di Roma, is an Italian chamber orchestra from Rome formed in 1951. They are well known for their interpretations of Baroque and other works, particularly Antonio Vivaldi and Tomaso Albinoni.
One of their founding members and first violin, Felix Ayo, is still an active
John Ireland: Elegy from a Downtown suite. & Arthur Bliss: Introduction and Allegro. & Byron Kelly: Cuban suite. & Michael Tippett Interlude and Epilogue from The Shires Suite. The Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra is conducted by André Previn, Sir Michael Tippett, Sir Arthur Bliss, in a recording from 1971. 1 LP. English Argo. ZRG 685
French music for oboe and orchestra by Jean Francaix. & Jacques Ibert. & Erik Satie. John de Lancie plays the oboe with the London Symphony Orchestra, which is conducted by André Previn, in a recording from 1967. 1 LP. English RCA. SB 6721
Intermezzo Musicale. Michala Petri. Bach, Paganini, Rimsky-Korsakov. etc. 1 LP. Philips 6514324
John Ireland: Violin sonata no. 1. + Cello sonata no. 1. Alan Loveday (violin), Derek Simpson (cello) Leonard Cassini (piano). 1 LP. Revolution Records. RCB 5
Italian Christmas Concertos: Italian Christmas concerts by Arcangelo Corelli. & Gaetano Maria Schiassi, & Francesco Mandredi, & Giuseppe Sammartini. Capella Clementina is conducted by Helmut Müller-Brühl, in some recordings from 1982. 1 LP. Philips. 9502075 * A brand new copy.
Italian Operatic favourites from la Traviata, Rigoletto, Il Trovatore, Il Barbieri del Seviglia, la Boheme, etc. 1 LP. EMI-UK. CFP 4560 * A Brand new copy
Charles Ives: Variations on America. & Bedrich Smetana: Die Moldau. & Jean Sibelius: Finlandia. & Ralph Vaughan Williams: English folk song suite.´Arthur Fiedler conducts Boston Pops 1 LP. London. (cut). 'Phase 4'. 21178 * A Brand new copy
Sir John Barbirolli conducts english tone pictures. John Ireland: a London Overtüre. & Arnold Bax: Tintagel. & Frederick Delius: The Walk to the Paradise Garden. + A Song of Summer, + Prelude to Irmelin. London Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Sir John Barbirolli, in a recording from 1967. 1 LP. English EMI. ASD 2305. Press read more...
Edmund Rubbra: Violin Concerto. & John Ireland: Piano Concerto. Carl Pini plays the violin and Geoffrey Tozer plays the piano with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, which is conducted by David Measham, in a recording from 1986. 1 LP. Unicorn. DKP 9056 * A brand new copy
Dmitri Shostakovich: String Quartet no. 10 & Charles Ives: String Quartet no. 1. The Amici Quartet plays in a recording from 1967. 1 LP. PRT. GSGC 2068 * A brand new copy
Vaughan Williams: Symphony no. 2. & Ireland: A London overtüre. & Elgar: Cockaigne Overtüre (in London Town). Philharmonia Orchestra of London being conducted by Owean Arwel Hughes, in some recordings from 1988. Very nice sound. TF / E 1 LP. ASV. DCA 634 * A brand new copy *** Recommendation ***