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Thomas Beecham: The Maestro

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/2/2009
  • Label: Membrane
  • EAN: 4011222240422
  • Catalog Number: 2224042

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 1. Molto allegro (7:23)
  2. 2 2. Andante (8:08)
  3. 3 3. Menuetto & Trio (4:43)
  4. 4 4. Allegro assai (4:41)
  5. 5 1. Allegro vivace (8:14)
  6. 6 2. Andante cantabile (8:15)
  7. 7 3. Menuetto & Trio (4:27)
  8. 8 4. Molto allegro (6:12)
  9. 9 Overture (4:04)
  10. 10 Overture (6:53)
Disc 2
  1. 1 1. Allegro moderato (9:24)
  2. 2 2. Andante (8:23)
  3. 3 3. Rondo: Allegro (7:38)
  4. 4 1. Allegro (8:59)
  5. 5 2. Andantino (8:51)
  6. 6 3. Rondo: Allegro (9:16)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Overture (3:57)
  2. 2 The Pump Room. The Linleys (4:20)
  3. 3 Hunting Dance. Love Scene (3:55)
  4. 4 The Weary Flunkies. The Plot (3:55)
  5. 5 Sarabande. Hornpipe (3:29)
  6. 6 Beau Nash. Second Love Scene (4:08)
  7. 7 Interlude. Gigue (4:41)
  8. 8 1. Allegro assai (6:42)
  9. 9 2. Largo cantabile (6:17)
  10. 10 3. Menuetto: Allegretto (4:08)
  11. 11 4. Presto ma non troppo (4:39)
  12. 12 1. Adagio. Allegro (6:58)
  13. 13 2. Andante (8:52)
  14. 14 3. Menuetto: Allegretto (4:26)
  15. 15 4. Allegro spiritoso (4:38)
Disc 4
  1. 1 1. Allegro (5:41)
  2. 2 2. Andante con moto (10:07)
  3. 3 3. Menuetto: Allegro molto (4:39)
  4. 4 4. Allegro vivace (5:53)
  5. 5 1. Allegro moderato (16:41)
  6. 6 2. Andante con moto (4:42)
  7. 7 3. Rondo: Vivace (8:36)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Der Freischütz: Overture (9:14)
  2. 2 Oberon: Overture (8:30)
  3. 3 Prelude to Act 1 (9:05)
  4. 4 Tragic Overture (12:24)
  5. 5 1. Morgenstemning (Morning Mood) (3:26)
  6. 6 2. Åses Død (The Death of Åse) (4:21)
  7. 7 3. Anitras Dans (Anitra's Dance) (3:50)
  8. 8 4. I Dovregubbens Hall (In the Hall of the Mountain King) (2:21)
  9. 9 Barcarolle (4:00)
  10. 10 Frühlingsstimmen, Op. 410 (6:24)
Disc 6
  1. 1 Overture (7:19)
  2. 2 Polka (4:35)
  3. 3 Slavonic Rhapsody in A flat major, Op. 45 No. 3 (13:17)
  4. 4 Legend No. 3 in G minor, Op. 59 No. 3 (4:25)
  5. 5 Polovtsian Dance (10:41)
  6. 6 Chovantschina: Dance of the Persian Slaves (6:45)
  7. 7 Francesca da Rimini - Symphonic Fantasy after Dante, Op. 32 (19:34)
Disc 7
  1. 1 Le Carnaval Romain, Op. 9 (8:56)
  2. 2 Le Corsaire, Op. 21 (7:57)
  3. 3 Prélude (7:29)
  4. 4 Minuet (3:25)
  5. 5 Adagietto (3:34)
  6. 6 Menuet (4:26)
  7. 7 Farandole (3:39)
  8. 8 Prélude (3:40)
  9. 9 Entr'acte. Intermezzo (4:39)
  10. 10 La Garde Montante. Les Dragons d' Alcala (4:10)
  11. 11 Danse bohème (4:45)
  12. 12 Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (9:23)
Disc 8
  1. 1 1. Lento. Allegro (16:12)
  2. 2 2. Allegretto (10:42)
  3. 3 3. Allegro non troppo (9:45)
  4. 4 España, rhapsody for orchestra (6:09)
  5. 5 Joyeuse, march for orchestra (3:34)
  6. 6 Overture (9:13)
Disc 9
  1. 1 Introduction (5:38)
  2. 2 Theme (0:27)
  3. 3 Variation 1 (0:27)
  4. 4 Variation 2 (0:20)
  5. 5 Variation 3 (0:57)
  6. 6 Variation 4 (4:26)
  7. 7 Variation 5 (0:48)
  8. 8 Variation 6 (2:20)
  9. 9 Variation 7 (1:40)
  10. 10 Variation 8 (2:58)
  11. 11 Variation 9 (1:48)
  12. 12 Variation 10 (3:28)
  13. 13 Variation 11 (1:51)
  14. 14 Variation 12 (2:03)
  15. 15 Variation 13 (1:28)
  16. 16 Variation 14 (2:37)
  17. 17 Finale: Lento. Piu mosso (4:30)
  18. 18 Introduction (6:15)
  19. 19 Theme: Don Quixote, the Knight of the Sorrowful Countenance (0:55)
  20. 20 Sancho Panza (1:05)
  21. 21 Variation 1. The Adventure with the Windmills (2:27)
  22. 22 Variation 2. The Battle with the Sheep (1:34)
  23. 23 Variation 3. Dialogue of Knight and Squire (7:38)
  24. 24 Variation 4. The Adventure with the Penitents (1:57)
  25. 25 Variation 5. The Knight's Vigil (4:01)
  26. 26 Variation 6. The False Dulcinea (1:08)
  27. 27 Variation 7. The Ride Through the Air (1:00)
  28. 28 Variation 8. The Adventure of the Unchanted Boat (1:44)
  29. 29 Variation 9. The Combat with the Two Magicians (1:05)
  30. 30 Variation 10. The Defeat of Don Quixote (3:54)
  31. 31 Finale: The Death of Don Quixote (4:33)
Disc 10
  1. 1 1. Allegretto (9:26)
  2. 2 2. Tempo andante, ma rubato (14:11)
  3. 3 3. Vivacissimo (6:51)
  4. 4 4. Finale: Allegro moderato (12:58)
  5. 5 Tapiola, symphonic poem, Op. 112 (17:51)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Thomas Beecham Primary Artist, Conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performing Ensemble
New York Philharmonic Performing Ensemble
London Philharmonic Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Artur Rubinstein Piano
Joseph Szigeti Violin
Lily Laskine Harp
Alfred Wallenstein Cello
BBC Symphony Chorus Performing Ensemble
BBC Chorus Choir, Chorus
René le Roy Flute
Rene Pollain Viola
Technical Credits
Ludwig van Beethoven Composer
Hector Berlioz Composer
Georges Bizet Composer
Alexander Borodin Composer
Johannes Brahms Composer
Emmanuel Chabrier Composer
Frederick Delius Composer
Antonin Dvorak Composer
César Franck Composer
Edvard Grieg Composer
George Frideric Handel Composer
Franz Joseph Haydn Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Composer
Modest Mussorgsky Composer
Jacques Offenbach Composer
Franz Schubert Composer
Jean Sibelius Composer
Bedrich Smetana Composer
Johann Strauss II Composer
Richard Strauss Composer
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky Composer
Richard Wagner Composer
Carl Maria von Weber Composer
Thomas Beecham Arranger
Claude Debussy Composer
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