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Six Great British Conductors of 20C : Sargent Beecham Gibson Boult Bliss Barbirolli , new sealed 3 CDs

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This new and sealed, 3-compact disc box-set, just about covers the span of the greatest, most legendary British conductors, of the Twentieth Century, bar Simon Rattle! ... Sir Malcolm Sargent, whose Tchaikovsky conductorships were so renowned ... ; Sir Thomas Beecham, the master of conducting Delius, in his day ... ; Sir Alexander Gibson ;Sir Adrian Boult ; Sir Arthur Bliss ; and finally, but not least of all, Sir John Barbirolli, who did such a majestic job, of conducting some of Gustav Mahler's greatest symphonies.

The box-set might even make a good Christmas Present, for someone who appreciates the masterful handling of high-quality compositions ...

Disc One :-
1)-4) Sir Alexander Gibson conducts London Festival Orchestra, performing ... Peer Gynt suite no.1 Op.46, by Grieg (12:28).
5) Sir Adrian Boult conducts New Symphony Orchestra, performing ... Night on a Bare Mountain, by Mussorgsky arr. Rimsky-Korsakov (9:01).
6) Boult conducts New Symphony Orchestra, performing ... Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) Overture Op.26, by Mendelssohn (9:38).
7)-13) Boult conducts New Symphony Orchestra, performing ... Finale to Act II, & Opening to Act III, of The Swan Lake suite Op.26, by Tchaikovsky (26:14).
14) Boult conducts New Symphony Orchestra, performing ... Les Preludes, by Liszt (15:18).

Disc Two :-
1) Sir Alexander Gibson conducts London Festival Orchestra, performing ... Finlandia Op.26, by Sibelius (6:37).
2)-9) Sir Adrian Boult conducts New Symphony Orchestra, performing ... part of Nutcracker suite Op.71, by Tchaikovsky (21:41).
10) Gibson conducts London Festival Orchestra, performing ... Carnival Overture Op.92, by Dvorak (9:20).
11) Sir Arthur Bliss conducts New Philharmonia Orchestra, performing ... Notturno from String Quartet No.2, by Borodin arr. Sargent (8:10).
12) Sir Malcolm Sargent conducts Royal Philharmonia Orchestra, performing ... Humoresque Op.10 No.2, by Tchaikovsky (2:25).
13) Sargent conducts Royal Philharmonia Orchestra, performing ... Pavanae Pour Une Infante Defunte, by Ravel (6:08).
14) Sir Thomas Beecham conducts RCA Victor Orchestra, with tenor Jussi Bjorling & soprano Victoria de los Angeles, performing ... excerpt from La Boheme, by Puccini (5:13).
15) Beecham conducts RCA Victor Orchestra, with tenor Bjorling, soprano de los Angeles, baritone Robert Merrill, performing ... 2nd excerpt from La Boheme (4:16).

Disc Three :-
1) Sir Alexander Gibson conducts London Festival Orchestra, performing ... Swan of Tuonela Op.22, by Sibelius (8:04).
2) Sir John Barbirolli conducts Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, performing ... 1st Mvt Symphony No.2, by Sibelius (10:13).
3) Sir Adrian Boult conducts London Orchestra Society, performing ... 3rd Mvt Symphony No.1, by Franck (9:05).
4) Sir Malcolm Sargent conducts Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, performing ... 2nd Mvt Piano Concerto No.1, by Liszt (4:54).
5) Sir Arthur Bliss conducts New Philharmonia Orchestra, performing ... Fantasia on Greensleeves, by Vaughan Williams (4:31).
6) Bliss conducts New Philhamronia Orchestra, performing ... March from Things to Come, by Bliss, himself (4:12).
7) Bliss conducts New Philharmonia Orchestra, performing ... excerpt from Two Songs Without Words, by Holst (4:02).
8) Sargent conducts Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, with Royal Choral Society, performing ... excerpt from Messiah, by Handel (5:17).
9) Bliss conducts New Philharmonia Orchestra, with Royal Choral Society, performing ... Jerusalem, by Parry arr. Sargent (3:08).
10) Boult conducts New Symphony Orchestra of London, performing ... Land of Hope & Glory, by Elgar (6:09).

Item details

Band/artist(s):
Sargent Beecham Gibson Boult Bliss Barbirolli , new sealed 3 CDs
Catalogue number:
RDCD6751-3
Condition:
New & sealed
Genre:
Classical, opera & popera
Label:
RD
Tracks:
39

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This new and sealed, 3-compact disc box-set, just about covers the span of the greatest, most legendary British conductors, of the Twentieth Century, bar Simon Rattle! ... Sir Malcolm Sargent, whose Tchaikovsky conductorships were so renowned ... ; Sir Thomas Beecham, the master of conducting Delius, in his day ... ; Sir Alexander Gibson ;Sir Adrian Boult ; Sir Arthur Bliss ; and finally, but not least of all, Sir John Barbirolli, who did such a majestic job, of conducting some of Gustav Mahler's greatest symphonies.

The box-set might even make a good Christmas Present, for someone who appreciates the masterful handling of high-quality compositions ...

Disc One :-
1)-4) Sir Alexander Gibson conducts London Festival Orchestra, performing ... Peer Gynt suite no.1 Op.46, by Grieg (12:28).
5) Sir Adrian Boult conducts New Symphony Orchestra, performing ... Night on a Bare Mountain, by Mussorgsky arr. Rimsky-Korsakov (9:01).
6) Boult conducts New Symphony Orchestra, performing ... Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) Overture Op.26, by Mendelssohn (9:38).
7)-13) Boult conducts New Symphony Orchestra, performing ... Finale to Act II, & Opening to Act III, of The Swan Lake suite Op.26, by Tchaikovsky (26:14).
14) Boult conducts New Symphony Orchestra, performing ... Les Preludes, by Liszt (15:18).

Disc Two :-
1) Sir Alexander Gibson conducts London Festival Orchestra, performing ... Finlandia Op.26, by Sibelius (6:37).
2)-9) Sir Adrian Boult conducts New Symphony Orchestra, performing ... part of Nutcracker suite Op.71, by Tchaikovsky (21:41).
10) Gibson conducts London Festival Orchestra, performing ... Carnival Overture Op.92, by Dvorak (9:20).
11) Sir Arthur Bliss conducts New Philharmonia Orchestra, performing ... Notturno from String Quartet No.2, by Borodin arr. Sargent (8:10).
12) Sir Malcolm Sargent conducts Royal Philharmonia Orchestra, performing ... Humoresque Op.10 No.2, by Tchaikovsky (2:25).
13) Sargent conducts Royal Philharmonia Orchestra, performing ... Pavanae Pour Une Infante Defunte, by Ravel (6:08).
14) Sir Thomas Beecham conducts RCA Victor Orchestra, with tenor Jussi Bjorling & soprano Victoria de los Angeles, performing ... excerpt from La Boheme, by Puccini (5:13).
15) Beecham conducts RCA Victor Orchestra, with tenor Bjorling, soprano de los Angeles, baritone Robert Merrill, performing ... 2nd excerpt from La Boheme (4:16).

Disc Three :-
1) Sir Alexander Gibson conducts London Festival Orchestra, performing ... Swan of Tuonela Op.22, by Sibelius (8:04).
2) Sir John Barbirolli conducts Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, performing ... 1st Mvt Symphony No.2, by Sibelius (10:13).
3) Sir Adrian Boult conducts London Orchestra Society, performing ... 3rd Mvt Symphony No.1, by Franck (9:05).
4) Sir Malcolm Sargent conducts Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, performing ... 2nd Mvt Piano Concerto No.1, by Liszt (4:54).
5) Sir Arthur Bliss conducts New Philharmonia Orchestra, performing ... Fantasia on Greensleeves, by Vaughan Williams (4:31).
6) Bliss conducts New Philhamronia Orchestra, performing ... March from Things to Come, by Bliss, himself (4:12).
7) Bliss conducts New Philharmonia Orchestra, performing ... excerpt from Two Songs Without Words, by Holst (4:02).
8) Sargent conducts Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, with Royal Choral Society, performing ... excerpt from Messiah, by Handel (5:17).
9) Bliss conducts New Philharmonia Orchestra, with Royal Choral Society, performing ... Jerusalem, by Parry arr. Sargent (3:08).
10) Boult conducts New Symphony Orchestra of London, performing ... Land of Hope & Glory, by Elgar (6:09).

Band/artist(s):
Sargent Beecham Gibson Boult Bliss Barbirolli , new sealed 3 CDs
Catalogue number:
RDCD6751-3
Condition:
New & sealed
Genre:
Classical, opera & popera
Label:
RD
Tracks:
39

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