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Berlioz: Harold In Italy, King Lear Overture, Etc / Beecham


Release Date: 03/17/2010 
Label:  Cbs Masterworks Portrait Catalog #: 47679   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Hector Berlioz
Performer:  William Primrose
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

All recordings [of Harold in Italy] stand to be judged by the famous mono recording by Primrose and Beecham which had a unique incandescent warmth.

-- Gramophone [10/1978]
All recordings [of Harold in Italy] stand to be judged by the famous mono recording by Primrose and Beecham which had a unique incandescent warmth.

-- Gramophone [10/1978]
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Works on This Recording

1.
Harold en Italie, Op. 16 by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  William Primrose (Viola)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834; France 
Venue:  London 
Length: 41 Minutes 49 Secs. 
2.
Le roi Lear Overture, Op. 4 by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; France 
Venue:  London 
Length: 14 Minutes 38 Secs. 
3.
Le carnaval romain Overture, Op. 9 by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843-1844; France 
Date of Recording: 12/16/1954 
Venue:  London 
Length: 9 Minutes 22 Secs. 

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