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The Beecham Touch - Dvorak, Debussy, Bizet, Berlioz, Rossini


Release Date: 08/09/2005 
Label:  Dutton Laboratories/Vocalion   Catalog #: 9753   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Antonín DvorákClaude DebussyOttorino RespighiGeorges Bizet,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Slavonic Rhapsodies (3), Op. 45/B 86: no 3 in A flat major by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 1935 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 13 Minutes 12 Secs. 
2. Prélude ŕ l'aprčs-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
Date of Recording: 02/13/1939 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 9 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: France (1892 - 1894). 
3. Rossiniana by Ottorino Respighi
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1935 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 16 Minutes 46 Secs. 
4. La jolie fille de Perth: Suite by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
Date of Recording: 04/09/1934 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 15 Minutes 30 Secs. 
5. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Menuet des follets by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London (1937 - 1938) 
6. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Ballet of the Sylphs by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London (1937 - 1938) 
7. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Rákóczy March by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London (1937 - 1938) 

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