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Dennis Brain (1921-1957)
Unique BBC Sound Archive Recodings from his last broadcasts
Brams : Horn Trio in E flat, Op.40 a
Mozart : Horn Quintet in E flat, K407 b
Marin Marais : Le Basque c

a Max Salpeter (vn),Cyril Preedy (pf),
b The Carter String Trio, Eileen Grainger (va)
c Wilfrid Parry (pf)

BBC records REB175(LP,mono), P1974, U.K.
Teichiku ULS-3107-C(LP,mono), P1976, Japan
Everest Records 3432(LP,momo), P1978, U.S.A.


Dennis Brain His Last Broadcasts Introdueced by Wilfrid Parry
Marin Marais : Le Basque a
Desert Island Disc's Interview by Roy Plomley
Reminiscences of RAF Band and orchestra b
Gian Francesco Malipiero : Dialogue No.4 for Wind Quintet c
Dennis's love of driving d
Excerpt from Lecture-recital on The Early Horn e
tune by hose pipe, 1818 hand Horn and Alexander
harmonic series
prologue from Serenade by Benjamin Britain on 1818 hand Horn
two hunting chords of late 17 century
the last movement of Mozart 12 duets

Beethoven : Quintet for piano and winds in E flat, Op.16 f
Dennis's organ playing g
Paul Dukas : Villanelle h

a,d,f,h Wilfrid Parry (pf), b,d Norman Del Mar, Gareth Morris
c,f Dennis Brain Wind Ensemble
Leonard Brain (ob), Stephan Waters (cl), Cecil James (fg)
e Neil Sanders (2nd hr), g Felix Aprahamian

BBC Artium REGL352(LP,mono), P1979, U.K.
BBC/PRT ZCF 352(Cassete,mono), P1981, U.K.
Arabesque 8071(LP,mono), P1981, U.S.A.


The Art of Dennis Brain
Mozart : Horn Concerto No.4 in E flat major, K495 a
R.Strauss : Horn Concerto No.1 in E flat major, Op.11 b
Mozart : Horn Concerto No.2 in E flat major, K417 c
Beethoven : Horn Sonata in F major, Op.17 d
Wagner : Siegfried's Horn Call e
Mozart : Horn Concertos Nos.1-4 f
Mozart : Sinfonia Concertante in E flat major, K297b g
Mozart : Divertimento No.15 in B flat major, K.287 h
Mozart : Ein Musikalisher Spass, K.522 i
Mozart arr. Baines : Divertimento No.14 in B flat major, K.270 j
Beethoven : Quintet in E flat major, Op.16 k
Mozart : Divertimento No.17 in D major, K.334 l
Mozart : Quintet in E flat major, K.452 m
R.Strauss : Horn Concertos No1 & 2 n
Mendelssohn : Nocturne
(No.7 from A Midsummer Dream Incidental music, Op.61) o
Hindemith : Horn Concerto p
Ibert : Troi Pieces Breves q
Dukas : Villanelle r
L.Mozart : Concerto for Hose-Pipe and Strings s
Haydn : Allegro from Symphony No.31 in D major, Horn Signal t
Mozart arr. Baines : Divertimento No.16 in E flat major, K.289 u
Shumann : Adagio and allegro in A flat major, Op.70 v
Delius : Prelude to Part II from A Mass of Life x
Lennox Berkeley : Trio for violin, horn and piano y
Gordon Jacob : Sextet z

a Halle Orchestra / Sir Marcolm Sargent(1st mov.) ,Laurance Turner(2nd,3rd mov.)
b,c,f,g,h,i,n,o,p Philharmonia / Alceo Galliera (b), Walter Susskind (c),
Herbert von Karajan (f,g,h), Guido Cantelli (i), Wolfgang Sawallisch (n),
Paul Klezki (o), Paul Hindemith (p)
d Denis Matthews (pf), m,y Colin Horseley (pf)
j,m,q,u,z Dennis Brain Wind Ensemble
Leonard Brain (ob), Stephan Waters (cl), Cecil James (fg)
k,m Walter Gieseking (pf), Philharmonia Wind Quartet
Cecil James (fg), Sidney Sutcliffe (ob), Bernard Walton (cl)
l Lener String Quartet, Aubrey Brain (1st hr)
r,v Gerald Moore (pf)
s Morley College Orchestra / Norman Del Mar
t Symphony Orchestra / Sir Jack Westrap
x RPO/Sir Thomas Beecham
y Manoug Parikian (vn), z George Malcolm (pf)

Toshiba EMI EAC-600049-600054(6LPs in 3volumes,mono), P1977?, Japan
Toshiba EMI GR-70036(LP,mono), P1980?, Japan (a-e)
Toshiba EMI EAC-77378/86(9LPs,mono), P1980?, Japan


Dennis Brain IN RECITAL
Mozart : Divertimento No.14, KV270 a
Beethoven : Quintet for piano and wind instruments in E flat, Op.16 b
Beethoven : Horn Sonata in F, Op.17 c
Milaud : La Cheminee du Roi Rene Suite d

a,b,d The Dennis Brain Wind Quintet
b Benjamin Britten (pf), c Conrad Hansen (pf)

Educational Media Associates Discorp IGI-370(LP,mono), P1979, USA


1980s 1990s1970s


The Art of Dennis Brain
Mozart : Divertimento No.14, KV270 a
Beethoven : Quintet for piano and wind instruments in E flat, Op.16 b
Beethoven : Horn Sonata in F, Op.17 c
Milaud : La Cheminee du Roi Rene Suite d

a,b,d The Dennis Brain Wind Quintet
b Benjamin Britten (pf), c Conrad Hansen (pf)

Nippon Colombia OW-7218-BS(LP,mono), P1980, Japan


London Baroque Ensemble Wind Music
R.Strauss : Suite in B flat, Op.4 for 13 wind instruments
Richard Arnell : Serenade, Op.57 (1949)
for 10 wind instruments and double-bass
Norman forber Kay : Miniature Quartet

Richard Adeney (fl), Stephen Waters (cl), Cecil James (fg)
London Baroque Enseble / Karl Haas

PRT ZCGC 7054(casette,mono), P1984, U.K.


Mozart : Horn Concerto No.3 in E flat, K.447

Rias-Sinfonieorchester / Paul Van Kempen(Rudolf Kempe?)

RVC RCL-3319(LP,mono), P1984, Japan


R.Strauss : Horn Concerto No.1 in E flat, Op.11 a
R.Strauss : Horn Concerto No.2 in E flat(1942) b
Hindemith : Horn Concerto (1950) c

Philharmonia / Sawallisch (a,b), Hindemith (c)

EMI CDC 7 47834 2(CD,mono,stereo), P1986, U.S.A.
Toshiba EMI TOCE-3407(CD,mono,stereo), P1999, Japan
EMI CDM 5 67783 2(CD,mono,stereo), P2002, U.K.


Mozart : Horn Concerto No.2 in E flat, K.417

Swedish RSO / Sten Frykberg

BIS LP-331/333(3LPs,mono), P1986, Sweden


Hoffnung's music festival 1956
Malcolm Arnold : A Grand Grand Overture a
Leopold Mozart : 3rd movement from Concerto for Hose-pipe and strings b

Dennis Brain(a:org,b:hosepipe)
Hoffnung [alias Morley College] Symphony Orcheatra
Malcolm Arnold (a), Norman Del Mar (b)

EMI CMS 7 63302 2(2CDs,mono), P1989, U.K.


Hommage a Dennis Brain
Mozart : Horn Concerto No.3 in E flat, K.447 a
R.Strauss : Horn Concerto No.2 in E flat (1942) b
Hindemith : Sonata for 4 Horns c
Matyas Gyorgy Seiber : Notturno for Horn and Strings d

a SWF Baden-baden / Hans Rosbaud, b BBC Welsh / Rae Jenkins
c Neil Sanders, Edmund Chapman, Alfred Cursue
d LSO / Basil Cameron

AS disc AS-356(CD,mono), P1989, Italy


The Art of Dennis Brain
(items are the same as the LPs set exept below)
Brahms : Horn Trio in E flat, Op.40 a
Mozart : Horn Quintet in E flat, K.407 b
Marais : Le Basque c
Desert Island Disc's Interview d
Memory of Dennis Brain e
Expert from lecture-recital f

a-c the same as BBC records REB175
d-f the same as BBC Artium REGL352

Toshiba EMI CE25-5896/5906(11CDs,mono,stereo), P1989, Japan


1990s 2000s1980s


Mozart : Horn Quintet in E flat major, K407

Griller Quartet

London 425 960-2(CD,mono), P1990, U.S.A.
Polygram Japan POCL-4704(CD,mono), P1999, Japan


Hindemith conducts Hindemith

Hindemith : Horn Concerto (1949)

Philharmonia / Hindemith

EMI CDH 7 63373 2(CD,stereo), P1990, U.K.


Herbert von Karajan (1908-1989)
Mozart : Sinfonia Concertante in E flat major, K.297b

Sidney Sutcliffe (ob), Bernard Walton (cl), Cecil James (fg)
Philharmonia / Herbert von Karajan

EMI CMS 7633162(4CDs,mono), P1990, U.K.
Toshiba EMI TOCE-5976/79(4CDs,mono), P1990, Japan


Herbert von Karajan (1908-1989)
Mozart : Divertimento No.15 in B flat minor, K.287

Philharmonia/Herbert von Karajan

EMI CMS 7 63456 2(3CDs,mono), P1990, U.K.


Bach : Quoniam from Masse in B minor

Chor und Orchester der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde, Wien
Herbert von Karajan

EMI CHS 7 63505 2(CD,mono), P1990, Germany


Mozart : Serenade No.11 in E flat, K375
Mozart : Serenade No.12 in C minor, K388

London Baroque Ensemble / Karl Haas

EMI CDM 7 63958 2(CD,stereo), P1991, U.K.


Beethoven : Eleven Dances, WoO17

London Baroque Ensemble / Karl Haas

EMI CDM 7 64135 2(CD,stereo), P1991, U.K.


Beethoven : Horn Sonata in F major, Op.17

Denis Matthews (pf)

Toshiba EMI TOLW-3548(LD,mono), P1991, Japan


R.Strauss : Horn Concerto No.1 in E flat major, Op.11

Philharmonia / Alceo Galliera

Testament SBT1009(CD,mono), P1992, U.K


Wagner : Siegfried's Horn Call

Testament SBT1012(CD,mono), P1992, U.K.


Mozart : Divertimento No.17 in D K.334 a
Mozart : Horn Concerto No.2 in E flat, K.417 b
Mozart : Horn Concerto No.3 in E flat, K.447 c

a,c Aubley Brain, a Lener String Quartet
b Philharmonia / Walter Susskind
c BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sir Adrian Boult

EMI CDH 7 64198 2(CD,mono), P1992, U.K.


Britten : Serenade for Tenor,Horn and strings, Op.31

Peter Pears(t)
The Boyd Neel String Orchestra / Benjamin Britten

Decca 425 996-2(CD,mono), P1992, U.K.
Polydor Japan POCL-3388(CD,mono), P1993, Japan


The Art of Dennis Brain
(items are the same as the LPset except below)
J.S.Bach : Brandenburg Concerto No.1 in F major, BWV.1046 a
Mozart : Horn Concerto No.3 in E flat major, Op.447 b
Brahms : Horn Trio in E flat major, Op.40 c
C.P.E.Bach : Six Sonatas d
Haydn : Notturno in C major e
Haydn : Divertiment in C (Feltparthie) f
Dittersdorf : Partita in D major g
R.Strauss : Symphony for Wind Instruments
in E flat major (Sonatine No.2 Happy Workshop) h
Mozart : Adagio, allegro from Serenade for wind instruments
in E flat major, K.375 i

a-c Aubrey Brain (hr)
d-i London Baroque Ensemble / Karl Haas

Toshiba EMI TOCE-8086/97(12CDs,mono,stereo), P1992, Japan


Schumann : Adagio and allegro in A flat major, Op.70
Beethoven : Sonata for Horn and piano in F major, Op.17
Paul Dukas : Villanelle for Horn and piano (1906)

Testament SBT1022(CD,mono), P1993, U.K.


A Tribute to Dennis Brain
Beethoven : Sonata for Horn and piano in F major, Op.17
Schumann : Adagio and allegro in A flat major, Op.70
Mozart : Quintet for piano and wind in E flat major, K.452
Dukas : Villanelle for Horn and piano

(all copied from EMI materials)

Palladio PD4125(CD,mono), P1993, Italy


Composers in Person

Hindemith : Horn Concerto (1949)

Philharmonia / Hindemith

EMI CDS 5 55032 2(2CDs,stereo), P1994, U.K.


Mozart : Ein musikalischer Spass, KV522

Philharmonia/Guido Cantelli

EMI CZS 5 68217 2(2CDs,stereo), P1994, U.K.


Mozart : Horn Concertos Nos.1-4 a
Mozart : Quintet in E flat for piano and wind, K.452 b

a Philharmonia / Herbert von Karajan
b Colin Horsley (pf), Dennis Brain Wind Ensemble

EMI CDC 5 55087 2(CD,mono), P1994, U.K.(Newly remasterd)
EMI CDC 5 56231 2(CD,mono), P1997, U.K.(EMI 100Years Anniversary)
EMI CDM 5 66489 2(CD,mono), P1997, U.K.(EMI Centenary Edition Vol 6, No.4 3rd mov. only)
EMI CDM 5 66950 2(CD,mono), P1998, U.K.
Toshiba EMI TOCE-11110(CD,mono), P1999, Japan
EMI 9 65936 2(CD,mono), P2010, U.K.


Mozart : Horn Concerto No.2 in E flat major K.417

Sifonie Orchester des Sudwestfunk / Hans Rosbaud

Arkadia GI772.1(CD,stereo), P1994, Italy


Dennis Brain Rarities
Marin Marais : Le Basque *
Dittersdorf : Partita in D
Haydn : Allegro (Symphony No.31, 1st movement)
Mozart : Horn Concerto No.2 in E flat major K.417
Malipiero : Dialogue No.4 for Wind Quintet *
Berkeley : Trio for violin, horn and piano

(all copied from EMI(BBC*) materials)

Palladio PD4187(CD,mono), P1994, Italy


Works for Horn
Beethoven : Sonata for Horn and piano in F major, Op.17
Dukas : Villanelle for Horn and piano
Schumann : Adagio and allegro in A flat major, Op.70
Mozart : Quintet for piano and wind, K.452
Mozart : Divertimento No.14, KV.270

(all copied from EMI materials)

Andromeda ANR2512(CD,mono), P1994, Italy


Great Hornists Vol.2 Dennis Brain rare radio recordings
Mozart : Horn Concerto No.2 in E flat, K.417 a
Hindemith : Horn Sonata in F b
Danzi : Horn Concerto in E flat c
Shoeck : Horn Concerto, Op.65 d

a Sudwestfunk Orchestra Baden-Baden / Paul Hindemith
b Conrad Hansen (pf)
c Kurpfalzisches Kammerorchester / Eugen Bodart
d Paul Sacher Kammerorchester / Paul Sacher

Hans Pizka Edition HPE-CD 02(CD,mono), P1994, Germany
Hans Pizka Edition, Box 1136,D-85541 Kirchheim / Germany


Works for Horn
Mozart : Horn Concerto No.3 in E flat,K.447 a
R.Strauss : Horn Concerto No.2 in E flat(1942) b
Hindemith : Sonata for 4 Horns c
Matyas Gyorgy Seiber : Notturno for Horn and Strings d

a SWF Baden-baden / Hans Rosbaud, b BBC Welsh / Rae Jenkins
c Neil Sanders, Edmund Chapman, Alfred Cursue
d LSO / Basil Cameron

legend LGD 129(CD,mono), P1994, Italy


The Philharmonia Tradition

Hindemith : Horn Concerto (third movement)

Philharmonia / Hindemith

The Philharmonia Tradition PHT1/3(3CDs,mono,stereo), P1995, U.K.


British Gramophon Premieres
Howard Ferguson : Octet (1933 revised)

The Griller String Quartet
Pauline Juler (cl), Cecil James (fg), James Merrett (cb)

Dutton Laboratories CDAX8014(CD,mono), P1995, U.K.


Britten : Serenade for Tenor,Horn and strings, Op.31

Peter Pears (t)
The Boyd Neel String Orchestra / Benjamin Britten

Pearl GEMM CD9177(CD,mono), P1995, U.K.


R.Strauss : Horn Concerto No.1 in E flat Major, Op.11

Sinfonieorchester des NDR, Hamburg / Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt

green HILL GH-0015/16(2CDs,mono), P1996, U.S.A.


Mozart : Divertimento No.17 in D major, K.334

Aubley Brain, Lener String Quartet

Magic Talent CD48021(CD,mono), P1996, Italy


Mozart : Quintet in E flat major for piano and wind, K.452
Beethoven : Quintet in E flat major for piano and wind, Op.16
Mozart : Sinfonia concertante in E flat major, K.297b *

Walter Gieseking (pf), Philharmonia Wind Quartet
* Philharmonia / Herbert von Karajan

Testment SBT1091(CD,mono), P1996, U.K.


Listen to Britain

Beethoven : Horn Sonata in F major,Op.17

Denis Matthews(pf)

Beulah RT151(Video tape,mono), P1997, U.K.


The Art of Dennis Brain
(two items were added to the , P1992 version)
Dvorak : Serenade in D minor, Op.44
Gounod : Little Symphony for Wind instruments in B flat major

London Baroque Ensemble/Karl Haas

Toshiba EMI TOCE-9325/37(13CDs,mono,stereo), P1997, Japan


Othmar Schoeck : Concerto for Horn and orchestra, Op.65 (1951)

Colegium Musicum Zurich / Paul Sacher

Jecklin Edition JD 715-2(CD,mono), P1997, Switzerland
Jecklin Musikhaus, CH-8024 Zurich, Switzerland


Dennis Brain His Early Recordings
Mozart : Horn Concerto No.2 in E flat, K.417 a
Beethoven : Horn Sonata, Op.17 b
Mozart : Divertimento No.17 in D, K.334 c

a Philharmonia / Walter Susskind, b Denis Matthews (pf)
c Aubley Brain (hn), Lener String Quartet

Grammofono 2000 AB 78729(CD,mono), P1997, Italy


Pietro Mascagni : Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

Dennis Brain (org), Philharmonia / Herbert von Karajan

EMI CDM 5 66603 2(CD,mono), P1998, U.K.


Dennis Brain
Mozart : Quintet for Horn and strings, K.407
Beethoven : Sonata for Horn and piano in F
Mozart : Concerto for Horn and orchestra No.2 in Es, K.417
Mozart : Concerto for Horn and orchestra No.4 in Es, K.447
R.Strauss : Concerto for orchestra No.1 in Es, Op.11

(all copied from Decca and EMI materials)

Pearl GEM 0026(CD,mono), P1998, U.K.


Mozart : Horn Concerto No.2 in E flat, K.417 a
Mozart : Horn Concerto No.4 in E flat, K.495 b

a Philharmonia / Walter Susskind
b Halle Orchestra / Sir Malcolm Sargent(1st mov.),Laurance Turner(2nd,3rd mov.)

AVID AMSC 605(CD,mono), P1998, U.K.


Joan Sutherland Recitals - 1956,1959, and 1960

Haydn : Pieto di Me, Benigni Dei, Hob XXVB

Joan Sutherland, April Cantelo (sop), Raymond Nilsson (tn), Peter Graeme (cor anglais), John Alexandra (bassoon)
the Goldsbrough Orchestra / Charles Mackerras

Bella Voce BLV 107.001(CD,mono), P1998, Portugal


R.Strauss : Horn Concerto No.1 in E flat, Op.11 a
R.Strauss : Horn Concerto No.2 in E flat (1942) b
Hindemith : Horn Concerto (1950) c

Philharmonia / Sawallisch(a,b),Hindemith(c)

EMI CDC 7 47834 2(CD,mono,stereo), P1998, U.K.


Dennis Brain Horn of the Century
Mozart : Horn Concerto No.2 in E flat, K.417 a
Mozart : Divertimento No.17 in D, K.334 b
Beethoven : Horn Sonata in F, Op.17 c

a Philharmonia / Walter Susskind,
b Aubley Brain (hn), Lener String Quartet, c Denis Matthews(pf)

Grammofono 2000 AB 78881(CD,mono), P1999, Italy


The RPO Legacy Volume Four
Mozart : Divertimento No.2 in D major, K.131

RPO/Sir Thomas Beecham

Dutton Laboratories CDLX 7037(CD,mono), P1999, U.K.


Bach : Quoniam from Masse in B minor

Chor und Orchester der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde,Wien
Herbert von Karajan

EMI CHS 5 67207 2(2CDs,mono), P1999,U.K.


Britten : Canticle III Still Falls the Rain

Peter Pears (T), Benjamin Britten (pf)

BBC BBCB 8014-2(CD,mono), P1999, U.K.


2000s 2010s1990s


Mozart : Serenade No.11 in E flat, K.375
Mozart : Serenade No.12 in C minor, K.388/384a
Dvorak : Serenade in D minor, Op.44

London Baroque Ensemble / Karl Haas

Testament SBT1180(CD,mono), P2000, U.K.


Beethoven : Quintet for piano and wind instruments in E flat, Op.16 a
Dukas : Villanele b
Marin Marais : Le Basque c
Mozart :Horn Quintet in E flat, K.407 d
Brahms : Horn Trio in E flat, Op.40 e
a Dennis Brain Wind Ensemble, a,b,c Wilfrid Parry(pf),d English String Quartet, e Max Salpeter (vn), Cyril Preedy (pf)

BBC BBCL 4048-2(CD,mono), P2000,U.K.


Mozart : Quintet in E flat major for piano and wind, K.452
Beethoven : Quintet in E flat major for piano and wind, Op.16

Walter Gieseking (pf), Philharmonia Wind Quartet

Toshiba TOCE-11561(CD,mono), P2000, Japan


Beethoven : Sextet for two horns,strings Op.81b / Civil, English SQ
Schubert : Auf dem Strom for tenor, horn and piano, Op.post.119, D943 / Pears, Mewton-Wood
Mozart : Divertiment No.14 in B flat K.270 / Dennis Brain Wind Quintet
Haydn : Concerto No.1 in D Hob. VIId:3 / BBC Midland Orch. / Leo Wurmser
Cooke : Arioso and Scherzo for horn and Violin, 2 Violas and Cello / Carter String Trio
Ibert : Trois Pieces breves / Brain Wind Quintet
Milhaud : Le Cheminee du roi Renee for wind / Dennis Brain Wind Quintet
The Early Horn
Dennis Brain demonstrates the sounds and playing techniques of different horns.

BBC BBCL 4066-2(CD,mono), P2001,U.K.


Wand and Brain
Mozart : Horn Concerto No.3 in E flat, K.447
Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra / Gunter Wand (Jan./1951)

Treasure of the earth TOE2004(CDR,mono), P2001, U.S.A.


Britten : Serenade for Tenor, Horn and strings, Op.31

Peter Pears (t)
The Boyd Neel String Orchestra / Benjamin Britten

Decca 468 801-2(CD,mono), P2001, U.K.


Mozart : Horn Quintet in E flat major, K407

Griller Quartet

Dutton Laboratories CDBP9717(CD,mono), P2001, U.K.


A resurrection of Dennis Brain

J. S. Bach : Brandenburg Concerto No.1 in F BWV.1046
Boyd Neel Orch., Norman Del Mar (hr)
Frederick Grinke (Vn), Leon Goossens (ob)
Brahms : Four Songs for female voices, two horns and harp Op.17
Norman Del Mar, Nottingham Oriana Choir
G. Mason (harp), Roy Henderson
Handel : Overture in D for 2 clarinets, horn HWV.424
Frederick Thurston, Gervase de Peyer
Weber : Freischutz Overture
Philharmonia / Walter Susskind
Weber : Oberon Overture
National S.O. / Warwick Braithwaite
Thomas : Mignon Overture
National S.O. / Anatole Fistoulari

Yukihiro Okitsu(CD,mono), P2002, Japan


Mozart : Horn Concerto No.3 in E flat, K.447

Sifonie Orchester des Sudwestfunk / Hans Rosbaud

hanssler 93 064(CD,mono), P2002, Germany


Contrasts In Hi-Fi

Will you remember
Sympathy

Bob Sharples & His Orchestra featuring Dennis Brain

Vocalion CDLK 4169(2CDs,mono), P2003, U.K.


Lennox Berkeley Centenary Album

Horn Trio Op.44

Dennis Brain, Manoug Parikian, Colin Horsley

EMI CDZ 5 85138 2(CD,mono), P2003, U.K.


FREDERICK THURSTON (1901-1953)
Archive Recordings of Live Performances from 1948 and 1952

Fibich : Quintet for Clarinet, Horn, Violin, Cello and Piano, Op.42 in D

Frederick Thurston (cl), Dennis Brain (hr), Marie Wilson (vn), James Whitehead (vc), Lisa Fuchsova (pf)

Symposium Records CD 1259(CD,mono), P2003, U.K.


Mozart : Horn Concerto No.2 in E flat major K.417

Sifonie Orchester des Sudwestfunk/Hans Rosbaud

ARCHIPEL ARPCD 0202(CD,mono), P2003,Germany


SIR THOMAS BEECHAM(1879-1961)
Mozart : Divertimento No.15 in B flat minor, K.287
Tema con variazioni, Menuetto

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

EMI 7243 5 75938 2 3(2CDs,mono), P2003,U.K.


DENNIS BRAIN Plays Horn

Haydn : Symphony No. 31 in D major 1st movement
Neill Sanders, Edmund Chapman, Alfred Cursue (hr), Gareth Morris (fl), J.A. Westrup (Cond)

Mozart : Horn Concerto No. 2 in E flat major K.417
The Philharmonia Orchestra / Susskind

Mozart : Quintet in E flat major K.452 for piano and winds
Colin Horsley (pf), Dennis Brain Wind Ensemble

Mozart : Divertimento No. 16 in E flat major K.289 for 2 oboes, 2 horns and 2 bassoons

Beethoven : Sonata for horn and piano in F major Op.17
Denis Matthews (pf)

Robert Schumann : Adagio and Allegro for horn and piano Op.70
Gerald Moore (pf)

ARCHIPEL ARPCD 0207(CD,mono), P2004,Germany


DENNIS BRAIN

Beethoven : Quintet for Piano and Wind Instruments in E flat major, Op.16 *
Jacob : Sextet for Wind Quintet and Piano, Op.3 +
Hindemith : Sonata for Horn and Piano **
Vinter : Hunter's Moon ***

Dennis Brain Wind Quintet *+: Gareth Morris (Flute)+ / Leonard Brain (Oboe)
Stephen Waters (Clarinet) / Dennis Brain (Horn) / Cecil James (Bassoon)
Benjamin Britten (Piano) * / George Malcolm (Piano)+ / Noel Mewton-Wood (Piano) **
BBC Concert Orchestra *** / Vilem Tausky ***

BBC BBCL 4164-2(CD,mono), P2005, U.K.


The Age of Gold

Schubert : Auf dem Strom
Beethoven : An die ferne Geliebte
Hindemith : Sonata for piano and horn
Tippett : The Heart's Assurance
Martin : Six monologues

Peter Pears, Noel Mewton-Wood, Benjamin Britten

Pearl GEM0227(CD,mono), P2005, U.K.


CLASSICAL MUSIC IN THE FORTIES

Dennis Brain introduces the French horn and the plays Beethoven's Horn Sonata with Denis Matthews.

Beulah YB35(DVD,mono), P2005, U.K.


BRITTEN : Serenade for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31

Peter Pears (t), the Strings of The New Symphony Orchestra
Eugene Goossens

Decca Eloquence 4768470(CD,mono), P2006, Australia


Pietro Mascagni : Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

Dennis Brain (org), Philharmonia / Herbert von Karajan

Toshiba EMI TOCE-13302(CD,mono), P2006, Japan


Mozart 250th anniversary

Mozart : Horn Concerto No.3 in E flat, K.447
Mozart : Horn Concerto No.2 in E flat, K.417

Sifonie Orchester des Sudwestfunk / Hans Rosbaud

hanssler HAN093129(2CDs,mono), P2006, Germany


Mozart : Horn Concerto No. 3 *+
Britten : Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings *x
Schumann : Adagio & Allegro **
Mozart : Divertimento No. 14, Movements 1 & 4 ***
Milhaud : La Cheminee du Roi Rene - Chasse a Villarbe ***
Fricker : Wind Quintet *** $

BBC Symphony Orchestra * / Sir Malcolm Sargent +/ Peter Pears x / John Hollingsworth x / Benjamin Britten **
Dennis Brain Wind Ensemble ***

Recorded : Royal Albert Hall, London, 30 July 1953 *
Parish Church, Aldeburgh Festival, 21 June 1959 **
BBC Studios, London, 19 June 1956 ***
Freemason's Hall, Edinburgh Festival, 24 August 1957 $

BBC Legends BBCL41922(CD,mono), P2006, U.K.


Rare Recordings of Mozart

Mozart : Concerto for Horn and Orchestra No. 2 in E flat, K417
North German Radio Symphony Orchestra / Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt

Tahra TAH59598(4CDs,mono), P2007, France


Dennis Brain

Ludwig van Beethoven : Sonata op.17

Dennis Brain, horn & Denis Matthews, piano
Introduction by Barry Tuckwell

Hans Pizka Edition(DVD,mono), P2007, Germany


DENNIS BRAIN The Horn Player

Mozart : Horn Concerto No.4 in E flat K.495
Mozart : Horn Concerto No.2 in E flat K.417
Strauss : Horn Concerto No.1 in E flat Op.1

Beethoven : Horn Sonata in F Op.17
Wagner : Siegfried's Horn Call
Schumann : Adagio & Allegro in A flat, Op.70
Mendelssohn : A Midsummer Night's Dream - 'Nocturne'

Mozart : Horn 4 Concertos
Mozart : Quintet in E flat for piano and wind

Strauss : Horn Concertos
Hindemith : Horn Concerto
Berkeley : Trio for violin, horn & piano. Op.44

Mozart : Ein Musikalische Spas K.522
Mozart : Divertimento No.14 in B flat K.270
Mozart : Divertimento No.16 in E flat K.289 (excerpts)
Dittersdorf: Partita in D 2nd Movement
Haydn : Symphony No. 31 in D Hornsignal 1st Movement
Ibert : Trois pieces breves
Jacob : Sextet for Wind
Dukas : Villanelle
L. Mozart : Concerto for hosepipe & strings - Finale

EMI ICON 2060102(4CDs), P2008, U.K.


The World of Dennis Brain

Benjamin Britten : Serenade for tenor, horn and strings
Peter Pears (T), strings of the New Symphony Orchestra of London / Sir Eugene Goossens

Beethoven : Horn Sonata in F major Op.17
Denis Matthews (pf)

Edward Williams : Open House
Natalie James (ob), Bernard Walton (cl), Cecil James (fg)

Dukas : Villanelle
Gerald Moore (pf)

Mozart : Cosi fan Tutte : Per pieta ben mio
Joan Cross (S), Philharmonia Orchestra / Lawrence Collingwood

Tchaikovsky : Symphony No 5 : II Andante cantabile, con alcuna licenza
National Symphony Orchestra / Sidney Beer

BEULAH 1PD35(CD,mono), P2009, U.K.


2010s 2000s


THE ARTISRTY OF DENNIS BRAIN

Beethoven: Horn Sonata in F major, op.17
Denis Matthews (pf)
Mozart: Divertimento in E flat major, K.289 Minuet, Adagio
Dennis Brain Wind Ensemble
Dittersdorf ed. Haas: Partita in D major, 4th movement - Minuet and Trio
London Baroque Ensemble / Karl Haas
Dukas: Villanelle Gerald Moore (pf)
Haydn: Symphony No.31 in D major 1st movement Allegro
With Neill Sanders, Edmund Chapman, Alfred Cursue (hrs), Gareth Morris (fl)
Orchestra conducted by J.A. Westrup
Schumann: Adagio and Allegro, Op.70 Gerald Moore (pf)
Mozart: Quintet in E flat major, K.452
Dennis Brain Wind Ensemble with Colin Horsley
Mozart: Horn Concerto No.2 in E flat major K.417
Philharmonia / Walter Susskind
Leopold Mozart: Concerto for Hosepipe and Strings, 3rd movement
Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra / Del Mar

Regis Records RRC1363, P2010, U.K.


Britten Song Cycles

Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings Op.31
Peter Pears(t)
New Symphony Orcheatra of London / Eugene Goossens

Regis Records RRC1365(CD,mono), P2010, U.K.


Gunter Wand Edition Volume 17
Mozart : Horn Concerto No.3 in E flat, K.447
WDR Symphony Orchestra Koln / Gunter Wand (January 22,1951)

Profil PH06004(CD,mono), P2011, Germany


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