First Night of the Proms 1943 | Somm SOMMCD076

First Night of the Proms 1943

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Label: Somm

Cat No: SOMMCD076

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Release Date: 14th July 2008

Contents

Artists

Moura Lympany (piano)
Heddle Nash (tenor)
London Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor

Sir Henry Wood

Works

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Symphony no.5 in C minor, op.67
» I Allegro con brio

Handel, George Frideric

Acis and Galatea, HWV49
» Love in her eyes

Saint-Saens, Camille

Piano Concerto no.2 in G minor, op.22
» I Andante sostenuto
» III Presto

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Suite no.3 in G major, op.55
» IV Tema con variazioni: Andante con moto

Artists

Moura Lympany (piano)
Heddle Nash (tenor)
London Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor

Sir Henry Wood

About

A very special release from Somm - a live recording of a concert given at the Royal Albert Hall on 19th June 1943. Sir Henry Wood conducts the London Philharmonic Orchestra and soloists, including Moura Lympany playing Saint-Saens 2nd Piano Concerto and tenor Heddle Nash singing “Love In Her Eyes Sits Playing” from Handel’s “Acis and Galatea”. Also include Sorcerer's Apprentice by Dukas.

The programme also includes Beethoven’s 5th Symphony and Tchaikovsky’s Theme and Variations from Suite No.3, Op. 55.

Highly Recommended.

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