Overture `1812` (1880)
Largo - Andante - Allegro giusto - Largo - Allegro vivace
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Utah Symphony Orchestra. Recorded in USA, 1970s.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Daniel Bahrenbäum // CD 1982, Polydor (Germany)
The most famous recording ever of this work! The legendary Mercury Living Presence recording, April 1958. Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, conductd by Antal Dorati, Bronze Cannon (1775) Bells of the Laura Spelman Rockerfella Memorial Carillon, The Riverside Church. Following the 1812 is the Commentary recorded by Deems Taylor explaining how this (then) complicated and amazing recording was made. Best hide under the bed!
Recorded: I. & II.1958, London.
Philadelphia Orchestra, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, 1959
Coro dell`Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and Orchestra dell` Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, conductor Antonio Pappano. EMI.
Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra. Recorded in USA.
Recorded at the Great Hall of the Leningrad Philharmonic, St. Petersburg, Russia, December 1, 1990.
Moscow Radio SO, MEPhI Academic Male Chorus, 1995
1812 Ouverture in E-Flat Major, Op. 49. Ferenc Fricsay & Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin.
Hallé Orchestra. Cond. Mark Elder. Rec. Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 16.05.2012.
London Festival Orchestra,1995.