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French Ballet Music - Delibes, Et Al / Beecham, Royal Po


Release Date: 10/12/2010 
Label:  Emi Great Recordings Of The Century Catalog #: 31816   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Charles GounodLéo DelibesJules MassenetCamille Saint-Saëns,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Faust: Ballet Music by Charles Gounod
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Venue:  Salle Wagram, Paris, France 
Length: 16 Minutes 32 Secs. 
2. Le roi s'amuse by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; France 
Date of Recording: 05/1958 
Venue:  Salle Wagram, Paris, France 
Length: 14 Minutes 19 Secs. 
3. Cendrillon: Orchestral Suite - Waltz by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; France 
Date of Recording: 10/09/1957 
Venue:  Salle Wagram, Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 29 Secs. 
4. Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Bacchanale by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: 1877 
Date of Recording: 11/23/1959 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 22 Secs. 
5. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Ballet of the Sylphs by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Date of Recording: 03/25/1957 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio no 1, London, UK 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
6. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Menuet des follets by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Date of Recording: 03/25/1957 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio no 1, London, UK 
Length: 5 Minutes 39 Secs. 
7. 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: 10/20/1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
8. Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
Date of Recording: 03/1957 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio no 1, London, UK 
Length: 10 Minutes 27 Secs. 
9. 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: 1959 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio no 1, London, UK 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Le Roi s'amuse: Incidental Music - Ballet Music (2002 Digital Remaster): I. Gaillarde
Le Roi s'amuse: Incidental Music - Ballet Music (2002 Digital Remaster): II. Pavane
Le Roi s'amuse: Incidental Music - Ballet Music (2002 Digital Remaster): III. Scène du bouquet
Le Roi s'amuse: Incidental Music - Ballet Music (2002 Digital Remaster): IV. Lesquercarde
Le Roi s'amuse: Incidental Music - Ballet Music (2002 Digital Remaster): V. Madrigal
Le Roi s'amuse: Incidental Music - Ballet Music (2002 Digital Remaster): VI. Passepied
Le Roi s'amuse: Incidental Music - Ballet Music (2002 Digital Remaster): VII. Finale
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (2002 Digital Remaster)
L'Enfant prodigue: Cortège et air de danse (2002 Digital Remaster)
Samson et Dalila (2002 Digital Remaster): Danse des prêtresses de Dagon (Act 1)
Samson et Dalila (2002 Digital Remaster): Bacchanale (Act 2)
La Damnation de Faust Op. 24 (2002 Digital Remaster): Danse des Sylphes (2. Partie)
La Damnation de Faust (2002 Digital Remaster), Part III, Scene 12: Menuet des Follets (3 Partie)
Cendrillon: Valse (2002 Digital Remaster)
Faust: Ballet Music (2002 Digital Remaster): I. Les Nubiennes (Allegretto: mouvement de valse)
Faust: Ballet Music (2002 Digital Remaster): II. Adagio
Faust: Ballet Music (2002 Digital Remaster): III. Danse antique (Allegretto)
Faust: Ballet Music (2002 Digital Remaster): IV. Variations de Cléopâtre (Moderato maestoso)
Faust: Ballet Music (2002 Digital Remaster): V. Les Troyennes (Moderato con moto)
Faust: Ballet Music (2002 Digital Remaster): VI. Variations du miroir (Allegretto)
Faust: Ballet Music (2002 Digital Remaster): VII. Danse du Phryné (Allegro vivo)

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