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Beecham, Sir Thomas
Conducts Handel

Boult, Sir Adrian
Conducts English Music

Walter, Bruno
Early Electrical Recordings
Bruno Walter In Paris

Matacic, Lovro von
Conducts Wagner

Muck, Karl

The Electrical Wagner Recordings
for Orchestra

Titles featuring
various conductors

French Composers Conduct

Concerts Straram
Greatest French Orchestra
Of The Early 1900ís

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Beecham Conducts Handel
VAI AUDIO, 1 CD: cat# 1045, $16.99

Orchestral suites and choruses drawn from Handel's oratorios and concertos; with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. In his 1940 recording of the Faithful Shepherd suite, we have some of the finest playing that he ever drew from an orchestra.

Recordings 1927 - 1940

Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (Solomon)
The Gods Go A-Begging (Suite, arr. Beecham0
The Origin of Design (Suite, arr. Beecham)
Moses and the Children of Israel (Israel in Egypt)
Concerto Grosso No. 3. Op. 6 (Larghetto and Polonaise)
Pastoral Symphony (The Messiah)
The Lord Is a Man of War (Israel in Egypt)
The Faithful Shepherd (Suite, arr. Beecham)

" magically poised performances that are at turns grandiose, delicate, witty and affectionate." Classic CD

"Essential discs for Sir Thomas's many admirers, and recommended to anyone with an interest in orchestral recordings from the 30s." Fanfare

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