Sir Thomas Beecham - The Great Communicator

Label
EMI Classics
Release date
7 Feb 2011
Running length
83 tracks
Running time
320:37

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1 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham/Geoffrey Brand/John Amis - Introduction - Mendelssohn: Der Schönen Melusine Overture 10:02 0
2 John Lucas - Early life, and creation of Beecham Symphony Orchestra - Narration 7:39 4
3 Sir Thomas Beecham/Beecham Symphony Orchestra - L'Oiseau de feu - Dance of the Firebird 1:08 0
4 John Lucas/Paul Strang - Early Opera Seasons - Narration 2:22 0
5 Dame Eva Turner/Orchestra - Aida: Ritorna Vincitor - Narration 6:33 1
6 John Lucas/Leo Birnbaum - Creation of London Philharmonic Orchestra - Narration 3:48 0
7 John Lucas - Le Carnaval Roman Overture - Narration 3:10 5
8 London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham - Der Freischütz - Overture (2003 Digital Remaster) 4:19 2
9 Richard Walton/Lyndon Jenkins - London Philharmonic Orchestra - Narration 3:31 0
10 Lyndon Jenkins/Bernard Keeffe/Leo Birnbaum/Paul Strang - Delius: In a Summer Garden - Narration 15:18 0
11 Lyndon Jenkins/John Lucas/Giovanni Martinelli - International Opera Seasons at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden - Narration 3:50 0
12 London Philharmonic Orchestra/Ludwig Weber - Wagner - Götterdämmerung: Act I: Hier sitz' ich zur Wacht - Narration 4:41 0
13 Lyndon Jenkins/Norman Walker - International Opera Seasons at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden - Part II -… 3:29 0
14 Lyndon Jenkins - Conducting Mozart in Berlin - Narration 2:00 1
15 Tiana Lemnitz/Gerhard Hüsch/Favres Solisten Vereinigung/Berliner Philharmoniker - Die Zauberflöte: Act 1: Schnelle Füße, rascher Muth - Narration 2:53 0
1 Jon Tolansky - Creation of Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 0:47 2
2 Jon Tolansky/Paul Tortelier/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Don Quixote: The Defeat of Quixote - Narration 3:32 0
3 Oscar Lampe/Raymond Clark/Eric Harrison/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas… - Le Bourgeois gentilhomme, Op.60 (2006 - Remaster): Intermezzo (Prelude to Act II) 3:04 1
4 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Raymond Ovens - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Narration 1:51 0
5 Raymond Ovens/Gordon Clinton/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Sea Drift - Once Paumanok - Narration 3:02 0
6 Gordon Clinton/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/John Amis - Sea Drift - O reckless despairing carols - Narration 2:09 0
7 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham - Symphony No. 2 (Symphonic Suite) Op. 9, 'Antar' (2003 Digital Remaster): II.… 1:33 3
8 John Amis - Beecham's Marking of the Parts - Narration 1:47 4
9 Basil Tschaikov/Harry Legge - Beecham's Rehearsal Method (I) - Narration 2:47 1
10 Paul Strang - Symphony No.41 (The Jupiter) - Movement 2 - Narration 4:19 4
11 Basil Tschaikov/Harry Legge - Beecham's Rehearsal Method (II) - Narration 0:42 0
12 Lois Marshall/Ilse Hollweg/Léopold Simoneau/Gerhard Unger/Royal Philharmonic… - Die Entführung Aus Dem Serail: Act 2: Ach, Belmonte - Rehearsal 3:15 0
13 Lois Marshall/Ilse Hollweg/Léopold Simoneau/Gerhard Unger/Royal Philharmonic… - Die Entführung aus dem Serail - Singspiel in three acts, K.384 (1990 - Remaster),… 6:31 0
14 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham - Beecham's insistence on perfection - Narration - Divertimento No.2, K.131: Mvt 1 1:15 3
15 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham/John Amis/Geoffrey Brand - Beecham's rehearsal method (III) - Narration - Symphony No.104 - Mvt 1 Rehearsal &… 3:02 0
16 Basil Tschaikov - Beecham's improvisatory conducting - Narration 1:36 2
17 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham - Les Troyens, Act I: Marche troyenne 'Trojan March' (2003 - Remaster) 4:34 1
18 Raymond Ovens - Beecham's Lollipops - Narration 1:49 1
19 Sir Thomas Beecham - La Vierge (1948 Digital Remaster): Le dernier sommeil de la Vierge (Last Sleep of… 4:38 2
20 Geoffrey Brand - Beecham's effect on the on the audience in the United States - Narration 1:56 2
21 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - English National Anthem 1:04 36
22 Basil Tschaikov - Beecham's Conducting Technique - Narration 1:12 1
23 Basil Tschaikov/Geoffrey Brand/Carlo Martelli/Bernard Keeffe - Le Corsaire Overture 5:07 0
24 James Williams - Beecham and Berlioz's Grande Messe des Morts - Narration 2:09 7
25 Luton Choral Society/BBC Symphony Orchestra/BBC Choral Society - Grande Messe des Morts - Tuba Mirum - Narration 4:06 0
26 David Cairns - Beecham's Conducting Technique with Choruses - Narration 1:40 1
27 John Cameron/Elsie Morison/Alexander Young/Lois Marshall/Beecham Choral… - Solomon (2005 Digital Remaster): Recitative: Double chorus: Praise the Lord 1:29 0
28 David Cairns - Beecham's arrangements of the music of Handel 1:39 2
29 Ilse Hollweg/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham - Love in Bath (1990 Digital Remaster): Hornpipe (Il Pastor Fido) 1:16 1
30 Basil Tschaikov - Beecham's Results as a Guest Conductor - Narration 1:23 2
31 Denis Wick/Orchestre National ORTF - Franck: Symphony - Narration 5:14 0
1 Lorely Dyer/René Soames/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham/Lyndon… - A Village Romeo & Juliet - Scene 1 & 2 - Narration 9:25 0
2 Lorely Dyer/René Soames/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham - A Village Romeo and Juliet - Scene 4 Part II and Scene 6 17:11 0
3 Jon Tolansky - Beecham & French Music (I) - Narration 2:33 2
4 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/David Cairns - L'Arlesienne Suite No.1 - Prelude 4:36 0
5 Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - L'Arlésienne - Incidental Music, Suite No.1: Adagietto 3:46 3
6 Jon Tolansky - Beecham & French Music (II) - Narration 0:48 2
7 Lyndon Jenkins - Grétry, edited and arranged Beecham - Zémire et Azor - Passepied - Narration 1:33 3
8 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham - Zémire et Azor - Ballet music (1959 Digital Remaster): Pantomime (1er Air de ballet) 4:05 1
9 Felix Aprahamian/John Lucas/Paul Strang - Beecham & French Music (III) - Narration 4:26 0
10 Paul Strang/Dora Labbette/Orchestra - Zémire et Azor: Act 2: Rose chérie - Narration 4:08 0
11 David Cairns - Beecham's very wide range of Repertoire - Narration 0:36 1
12 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham - Symphony No. 100 in G Major 'Military' (1992 - Remaster): III. Menuet (Moderato) -… 4:59 0
13 Jon Tolansky - Beecham and German Music 1:06 1
14 Jon Tolansky/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Symphony No.7 - Mvt 1 - Narration 5:52 0
15 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/David Cairns - Die meistersinger von Nürnberg - Overture 2:38 0
16 Jon Tolansky - Beecham and Scandinavian Music (I) - Narration 0:58 1
17 Jon Tolansky/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Peer Gynt Incidental Music - Wedding March - Narration 4:13 1
18 Ilse Hollweg/Beecham Choral Society/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham - Peer Gynt - Incidental Music (1998 - Remaster): 8. Anitra's Dance 4:03 0
19 Jon Tolansky - Beecham and Scandinavian Music (II) - Narration 0:56 2
20 Jon Tolansky/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Tapiola - Narration 3:32 1
1 BBC Symphony Orchestra/John Amis/Lyndon Jenkins - Beecham Live in Concert - Symphony No.2: Mvt 1 & 4 - Narration 5:51 0
2 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/David Cairns/John Cave/Bernard Dennis-Browne - Beecham Live in Concert - Symphony No.8: Mvt 4 - Narration 5:28 0
3 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/David Cairns - Symphony No.93 - Mvt 1 - Narration 4:54 0
4 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham - Symphony No. 93 in D Major (1992 - Remaster): II. Largo cantabile 6:15 0
5 David Cairns/Geoffrey Brand - Beecham and Audiences - Narration 1:53 0
6 David Cairns/Bernard Keeffe - Beecham and Controversy - Narration 2:08 0
7 Jon Tolansky - Late Opera Recordings - Narration 1:33 3
8 Lucine Amara/Jussi Björling/Robert Merrill/Giorgio Tozzi/RCA Victor Orchestra - La Boheme: Act 1: Questo Mar Rosso 6:15 0
9 Jussi Björling/Victoria de los Angeles/Robert Merrill/John Reardon/Giorgio… - La bohème (2002 Digital Remaster), Act Two: Quando me'n vo'soletta… 4:28 20
10 Jon Tolansky - Casting of Singers for Operas - Narration 4:50 3
11 Victoria de los Angeles/Nicolai Gedda/Orchestre National ORTF - Carmen: Act 1: Près des remparts de Seville - Narration 11:53 0
12 Thomas Beecham Sir - Nicolai Gedda - Orchestre National De La Radiodiffusion… - Carmen - Acte III - N°24 Final : Tu Me Dis De La Suivre (José) 2:29 1
13 Jon Vickers - Beecham's final edition of Handel's Messiah - Narration 3:59 17
14 Jon Vickers/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - The Messiah - Every Valley - Narration 4:05 1
15 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Beecham's 80th Birthday - Presentation to Beecham 3:51 4
16 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Robert Gooch - Symphony No.99: Mvt 1 - Narration 4:42 0
17 Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française/Sir Thomas Beecham - Gwendoline Overture (2007 Digital Remaster) 9:28 1

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