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Chandos

Chandos Records arose from a band music publisher 'Chandos Music', founded in 1963, and Chandos Productions, a record production company which produced LPs for Classics for Pleasure, and especially, RCA's work in the UK. Its first record was Bloch's Sacred Service (ABR1001). Important early recordings were made for Mariss Jansons, Nigel Kennedy and the King's Singers – before they moved to bigger contracts with EMI.

The name "Chandos" refers to James Brydges, the first Duke of Chandos (1674-1744), at whose Palladian-style house Cannons, Handel was engaged as a composer-in-residence for approximately a year (1717-1718). In addition to the eleven "Chandos" anthems, Handel also wrote other works, including Acis and Galatea.



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Walton: Improvisations on an Impromptu of Benjamin Britten, Cello Concerto & Symphony No. 2
CHSA5153
Janáček: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2 - Martinů: String Quartet No. 3
CHAN10848
Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil, Op. 37
CHSA5148
Elgar: Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf & The Banner of St. George
CHSA5149-50
Vierne, Poulenc, Langlais & Messiaen: French Sacred Choral Works
CHAN10842
Weinberg: Chamber Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4
CHSA5146
Brahms & Reinecke: Works for Clarinet & Piano
CHAN10844
Robert & Clara Schumann: Works for Piano
CHAN10841
Stravinsky: Works for Piano & Orchestra
CHSA5147
Petrassi: Works for Voices & Orchestra
CHAN10840
Szymanowski: Love Songs of Hafiz & Symphonies Nos. 1 & 3
CHSA5143
Something's Gotta Give
CHAN10838
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
CHSA5144
Andrzej & Roxanna Panufnik: Messages
CHAN10839
Fauré, Lekeu & Ravel: Violin Sonatas
CHAN10812
Janáček: Orchestral Works, Vol. 1
CHSA5142
The Symphonic Euphonium
CHAN10830
Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius
CHSA5140-41
Brahms: Works for Solo Piano, Vol. 3
CHAN10833
Haydn: String Quartets, Op. 20
CHAN10831-32
British Works for Cello & Piano, Vol. 3
CHAN10818
Walton: Symphony No. 1 - Violin Concerto
CHSA5136
Neeme Järvi Conducts Massenet
CHSA5137
Scharwenka: Complete Piano Concertos
CHAN10814-15
Mancini: Solos for a Flute
CHAN0801
Louis Lortie Plays Chopin, Vol. 3: Nocturnes, Impromptus & Sonata in B Minor, Op. 58
CHAN10813
Raff: Symphony No. 5, 'Leonore' - Overtures - Abends
CHSA5135
The Film Music of Miklós Rózsa
CHAN10806
Schubert: Works for Solo Piano, Vol. 1
CHAN10807
Brahms: String Quartet, Op. 51, No. 2 & Clarinet Quintet, Op. 115
CHAN10817
Sibelius: Violin Concerto - Karelia Suite
CHSA5134
Bowen: Phantasy-Quintet - Piano Trios - Clarinet Sonata
CHAN10805
Mendelssohn in Birmingham, Vol. 1
CHSA5132
The Virtuoso Clarinet, Vol. 2
CHAN10804
Hummel & Schubert: Piano Quintets
CHAN0800
Overtures from the British Isles
CHAN10797
Beethoven: Piano Sonatas, Vol. 2
CHAN10798-800
Delius in Norway
CHSA5131
New World Quartets
CHAN10801
Adams: Harmonielehre - Doctor Atomic Symphony
CHSA5129
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