Sir Thomas Beecham - The Great Communicator

83
Songs
5:24:49
Duration
2011
Release Date
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Introduction - Mendelssohn: Der Schönen Melusine Overture
10:04
Early life, and creation of Beecham Symphony Orchestra - Narration
7:40
L'Oiseau de feu - Dance of the Firebird
1:08
Early Opera Seasons - Narration
2:22
Aida: Ritorna Vincitor - Narration
6:34
Creation of London Philharmonic Orchestra - Narration
3:49
Le Carnaval Roman Overture - Narration
3:11
Der Freischütz - Overture (2003 Remastered Version)
4:20
London Philharmonic Orchestra - Narration
3:32
Delius: In a Summer Garden - Narration
15:21
International Opera Seasons at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden - Narration
3:50
Wagner - Götterdämmerung: Act I: Hier sitz' ich zur Wacht - Narration
4:42
International Opera Seasons at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden - Part II - Narration
3:30
Conducting Mozart in Berlin - Narration
2:00
Die Zauberflöte: Act 1: Schnelle Füße, rascher Muth - Narration
2:54
Creation of Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
0:47
Don Quixote: The Defeat of Quixote - Narration
3:33
Strauss: Der Bürger als Edelmann (Suite), TrV 228c: VIII. Vorspiel zum zweiten Aufzug (Intermezzo). Andante galante e grazioso
3:05
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Narration
1:52
Sea Drift - Once Paumanok - Narration
3:03
Sea Drift - O reckless despairing carols - Narration
2:09
Symphony No. 2 (Symphonic Suite) Op. 9, 'Antar' (2003 Digital Remaster): II. Allegro
1:33
Beecham's Marking of the Parts - Narration
1:47
Beecham's Rehearsal Method (I) - Narration
2:47
Symphony No.41 (The Jupiter) - Movement 2 - Narration
4:20
Beecham's Rehearsal Method (II) - Narration
0:42
Die Entführung Aus Dem Serail: Act 2: Ach, Belmonte - Rehearsal
3:16
Die Entführung aus dem Serail - Singspiel in three acts K384, Act II (The palace garden): Ach, Belmonte! ach mein Leben! (Konstanze/Belmonte/Pedrillo/Blonde)
6:33
Beecham's insistence on perfection - Narration - Divertimento No.2, K.131: Mvt 1
1:16
Beecham's rehearsal method (III) - Narration - Symphony No.104 - Mvt 1 Rehearsal & Performance
3:03
Beecham's improvisatory conducting - Narration
1:36
Berlioz: Les Troyens, H. 133, Act 1: No. 11, Marche troyenne (Orchestral Version)
4:34
Beecham's Lollipops - Narration
1:49
La Vierge (1948 Digital Remaster): Le dernier sommeil de la Vierge (Last Sleep of the Virgin)
4:39
Beecham's effect on the on the audience in the United States - Narration
1:57
English National Anthem
1:04
Beecham's Conducting Technique - Narration
1:12
Beecham and Berlioz's Grande Messe des Morts - Narration
2:10
Grande Messe des Morts - Tuba Mirum - Narration
4:07
Beecham's Conducting Technique with Choruses - Narration
1:40
Beecham's arrangements of the music of Handel
1:39
Love in Bath (1990 Digital Remaster): Hornpipe (Il Pastor Fido)
1:17
Beecham's Results as a Guest Conductor - Narration
1:23
Franck: Symphony - Narration
5:15
A Village Romeo and Juliet - Scene 4 Part II and Scene 6
17:15
Beecham & French Music (I) - Narration
2:33
L'Arlesienne Suite No.1 - Prelude
4:37
L'Arlésienne - Incidental Music, Suite No.1 (2000 Digital Remaster): Adagietto
3:46
Beecham & French Music (II) - Narration
0:48
Grétry, edited and arranged Beecham - Zémire et Azor - Passepied - Narration
1:33
Zémire et Azor - Ballet music (1959 Digital Remaster): Pantomime (1er Air de ballet)
4:06
Beecham & French Music (III) - Narration
4:27
Zémire et Azor: Act 2: Rose chérie - Narration
4:09
Beecham's very wide range of Repertoire - Narration
0:36
Symphony No. 100 in G major,`Military` (1992 Digital Remaster): III. Menuet (Moderato) - Trio
5:00
Beecham and German Music
1:07
Symphony No.7 - Mvt 1 - Narration
5:54
Die meistersinger von Nürnberg - Overture
2:38
Beecham and Scandinavian Music (I) - Narration
0:58
Peer Gynt Incidental Music - Wedding March - Narration
4:14
Peer Gynt - Incidental Music (1998 Digital Remaster): 8. Anitra's Dance
4:03
Beecham and Scandinavian Music (II) - Narration
0:57
Beecham Live in Concert - Symphony No.2: Mvt 1 & 4 - Narration
5:52
Beecham Live in Concert - Symphony No.8: Mvt 4 - Narration
5:30
Symphony No.93 - Mvt 1 - Narration
4:55
Haydn: Symphony No. 93 in D Major, Hob. I/93 (from "12 London Symphonies"): II. Largo cantabile
6:17
Beecham and Audiences - Narration
1:54
Beecham and Controversy - Narration
2:09
Late Opera Recordings - Narration
1:34
Puccini: La Bohème, Act 2: "Quando men vo soletta per la via" (Musetta, Marcello, Alcindoro, Mimi, Rodolfo, Schaunard, Colline)
4:36
Casting of Singers for Operas - Narration
4:51
Carmen: Act 1: Près des remparts de Seville - Narration
11:55
Carmen - Acte III - N°24 Final : Tu Me Dis De La Suivre (José)
2:30
Beecham's final edition of Handel's Messiah - Narration
4:00
The Messiah - Every Valley - Narration
4:06
Beecham's 80th Birthday - Presentation to Beecham
3:52
Symphony No.99: Mvt 1 - Narration
4:43
Gwendoline Overture (2007 Remastered Version)
9:30

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