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The 1959 Royal Festival Hall Concert / Beecham, Rpo


Release Date: 05/18/1999 
Label:  Bbc Legends   Catalog #: 4012   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenCamille Saint-SaënsClaude DebussyCharles Gounod,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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This disc includes Thomas Beecham's remarks to the audience before conducting the works by Debussy and Gounod that were played as encores. This disc includes Thomas Beecham's remarks to the audience before conducting the works by Debussy and Gounod that were played as encores. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/08/1959 
Venue:  Live  Royal Festival Hall, London, England 
2.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Danse de Pretresses de Dagon by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 11/08/1959 
Venue:  Live  Royal Festival Hall, London, England 
3.
L'enfant prodigue: Cortège et Air de danse by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1884/1908; France 
Date of Recording: 11/08/1959 
Venue:  Live  Royal Festival Hall, London, England 
4.
Roméo et Juliette: Le sommeil de Juliette by Charles Gounod
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; France 
Date of Recording: 11/08/1959 
Venue:  Live  Royal Festival Hall, London, England 
5.
God save the King/Queen by Anonymous
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1744; England 
Date of Recording: 11/08/1959 
Venue:  Live  Royal Festival Hall, London, England 
6.
Die schöne Melusine Overture, Op. 32 by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/08/1959 
Venue:  Live  Royal Festival Hall, London, England 
7.
Carte blanche: Suite by John Mervin Addison
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; England 
Date of Recording: 11/08/1959 
Venue:  Live  Royal Festival Hall, London, England 

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