Masterclass - Thomas Beecham | Masterclass MSC10005

Masterclass - Thomas Beecham


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Label: Masterclass

Cat No: MSC10005

Barcode: 5024952100057

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 3

Release Date: 12th October 2007



Thomas Beecham


Thomas Beecham


One of a new, exclusive 3 CD set - Masterclass - celebrating some of the finest and most famous musicians of our time - conductors, instrumentalists and singers.

The series includes rare performances from Yehudi Menuin performing the Elgar Violin Concerto, Schwarzkopf singing The Four Last Songs, and Kathleen Ferrier making available her performances of various Folk Songs, for which she became notorious and critically acclaimed, as well as many other favourites.

The 3CD sets are all digitally remastered.

CD 1
1. Berlioz: Overture 'Le Carnaval Romaine'
2. Schubert: Symphony No.5 (2nd Movement)
3. Chabrier: Rhapsody Espana
4. Puccini: Che Gelida Manina! from 'La Boheme'
5. Puccini: Si, Mi Chiamano Mimi, from 'La Boheme'
Beethoven: Symphony No.6 'Pastoral'
  6. The Storm
  7. The Shepherd's Song of Joy after the Storm
Bizet: 'Carmen' Suites 1 & 2 (excerpts)
  8. Prelude to Act 1
  9. Aragonaise
  10. Les Dragons d'Alcala
  11. Les Toreadors
  12. Intermezzo
  13. La Garde Montante
  14. Danse Boheme
15. Rossini: Overture 'Semiramide'

Total Playing Time 76:12

CD 2
1. Mozart: Overture 'The Magic Flute'
2. Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Elgar: Serenade for Strings, Op.20
  3. Allegro Piacevole
  4. Larghetto
  5. Allegretto
6. Delius: La Calinda, from 'Koanga'
7. Mozart: Menuetto & Trio from Divertimento No.2
Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream (excerpts)
  8. Scherzo
  9. Nocturne (Charles Gregory, solo horn)
  10. Wedding March
11. Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien
12. Franck: Symphony in D minor (3rd Movement)

Total Playing TIme 73:09

CD 3
1. Wagner: Overture 'The Mastersingers of Nurmenburg'
Offenbach: The Tales of Hoffmann (excerpts)
  2. Entracte; Intermezzo Act 1
  3. Barcarolle, Act II
4. Mozart: Der Holle Rache, from 'The Magic Flute'
5. Mendelssohn: Symphony No.4 'Italian' (1st Movement)
6. Wagner: Prelude to Act III (Lohengrin)
7. Mozart: Symphony No.35 'Haffner' (Finale)
Borodin: Prince Igor (excerpts)
  8. Polovtsian Dances, Act III
  9. Polovtsian March
10. Haydn: Symphony No.94 'Surprise' (2nd Movement)
11. Ponchielli: Dance of the Hours, from 'La Gioconda'
12. Haydn: Symphony No.93 (Finale: Presto Ma Non Troppo)

Total Playing Time 70:13

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