Wandsworth Choir Recordings

These are the Wandsworth School Choir recordings that I have been able to identify to date. If you are aware of others, or can fill in some of the blanks below, please let me know.


St John Passion
RealPlayer Sound clip from Amazon.com site - one of several featuring the Wandsworth School BoysChoir

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Conductor/Orchestra/Other Performers


Label/Recording No.

"Billy Budd", Benjamin Britten

Peter Glossop, Peter Pears, Michael Langdon, John Shirley-Quirk, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra


DECCA - 417 428-2

"Owen Wingrave", Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Luxon, John Shirley-Quirk, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, Jennifer Vyvyan, Nigel Douglas, Sylvia Fisher, Heather Harper, English Chamber Orchestra

1970 f.p. 16 May 1971

DECCA - 425 161-2

"The Golden Vanity", Benjamin Britten

R Burgess


DECCA - 425 161-2

"Children's Crusade", Benjamin Britten

R Burgess


DECCA - 436 393-2

"Carmina Burana", Carl Orff

Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, Lucia Popp, Gerhard Unger, Raymond Wolansky, John Noble, New Philharmonia Chorus, New Philharmonia Orchestra



"Tosca", Puccini

David Pearl, Boy soprano


BMG RD 80 105 QE (2 CDs)

"La Boheme", Puccini

Placido Domingo III, Boy soprano


BMG RD 80 371 QE (2CDs)

"Tosca", Puccini

Walter Baratti, Boy-soprano


DEC 414 036-2 ZA (2 CDs) (Decca)

"The Little Sweep/Children's Crusade/Gemini- Variat." Britten

Robin Fairhurst, David Hemmings, Michael Ingram, Lyn Vaughan; boy soprano


DEC 436 393-2

"Die funf grossen Opern (La Boheme/Madam Butterfly/Manon Lescaut/Tosca/Turandot.)" Puccini

Walter Baratti, Boy soprano


DEC 443 204-2 (11 CDs)

"- Requiem * - Symphonie funèbre et triomphale **" HECTOR BERLIOZ

Ronald Dowd · London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus · Sir Colin Davis


2 CDs 416 283-2 PHILIPS

"- Requiem * - Symphonie funèbre et triomphale **" HECTOR BERLIOZ

Sir Georg SOLTI, Helen WATTS, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra



"- Requiem * - Symphonie funèbre et triomphale **" HECTOR BERLIOZ

Jasha HORENSTEIN, Norma PROCTER The Ambrosian Singers, London Symphony Orchestra


UNICORN 27-29.VII.1970


Sir Colin Davis London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Franco Tagliavini, Tenorl; Nicolas Kynaston, Organ



"Requiem Op. 5." Berlioz

Colin Davis London Symphony Orchestra; Arthur Oldham, London Symphony Chorus


Phillips 4 s. 33 1/3 rpm. stereo. 12 in.

"Requiem - Symphonie Funebre Et Triomphale" Berlioz

Ronald Dowd, London Symphony Chorus & Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis


CD rend. sz: 47160-1 ár: 10290 Ft ( 2 CD )

"Mefistofele" Arrigo Boito

Caballé, Montserrat. Domingo, Plácido, Treigle, Norman. Rudel, Julius. Ambrosian Opera Chorus. London Symphony Orchestra.


7243 5 66501 2 1 EMI Classics

Elijah Op.70

G Jones, J Baker, N Gedda, Fischer-Dieskau, New Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus - Burgos


CZS 5 68601 2 EMI [2 CD SET].

"La Damnation De Faust, Op. 24" Hector Berlioz

Veasey, Josephine; Gedda, Nicolai; Bastin, Jules; Van Allan, Richard; Davis, Colin: London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus, Ambrosian Singers


Philips , 3 discs. 33 1/3 rpm.; stereo. 12 in. 021100

"Faust" Schumann, Robert

Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich; Harwood, Elizabeth: Shirley-Quirk, John. Pears, Peter, Sir. Vyvyan, Jennifer; Palmer, Felicity. Britten, Benjamin



"Judas Maccabeus" Handel, George Frideric

Harper, Heather;Young, Alexander; Watts, Helen; Shirley-Quirk, John; Somary, Johannes. Amor Artis Chorale. English Chamber Orchestra.


Vanguard 3 sound discs. 33 1/3 rpm. stereo. 12 in. 022402

"Symphony No. 3" Mahler, Gustav

Procter, Norma. Horenstein, Jascha Ambrosian Singers London Symphony Orchestra


Nonesuch 2 sound discs. 33 1/3 rpm.; stereo. 12 in. 013617


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