On paper, this one seems like weird mix: historical score version, very fast tempi, but modern instruments. But it works!
Actually yes I get it.. Billy Budd is a 20th century opera. And Marriner is British...
BUT! Marriner spent a great chunk of his life conducting American orchestras as well as St Martin's.
Ok here's your last two for today,
Busoni's masterpiece with the late and great John Ogdon.
This is a wonderful collection of orchestral works from Rameau's operas and ballets. It really flows and works as a whole.
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