Pierre Monteux: Elgar Enigma Variations and Vaughan-Williams Symphony 2

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Pierre Monteux conducts Elgar and Vaughan-Williams

Elgar - Enigma variations
A live OFF-AIR-STEREO recording.
Elgar's 'Enigma' variations is a firm favourite in the UK & abroad where this Boston version is highly thought of because Monteux loved it & had been its ambassador having played the work with numerous orchestras & in many countries around the world.

Vaughan-Williams - A London Symphony
A live off-air mw WIDE-MONO (cmss128) recording.
Symphony #2 is one of Vaughan-Williams most popular of the 9 written & it was a favourite of Monteux's who in London on September 24th 1963 gave this impressive performance in the Royal Festival Hall.