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Author Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.

Title Tannhäuser overture & Venusberg music [sound recording] / Wagner. L'Arlésienne suite / Bizet. Irmelin. Act 2, scenes / Delius.

Imprint [England] : BBC, p2001.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    EA WAGN TSW B68CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series BBC legends
Note Compact disc.
Program notes in English with German and French translations (19 p. : ports.) in container.
Contents Tannhäuser and the song contest on the Warburg. Overture ; Venusberg music / Richard Wagner (22:01) -- Irmelin. Scenes from act II / Frederick Delius ; ed. and arr. by Sir Thomas Beecham (16:32) -- L'Arlésienne. Suite no. 1 (18:22) ; Menuet [and] Farandole from Suite no. 2 (4:14; 3:23) / Georges Bizet -- Speech by Sir Thomas Beecham (3:23) -- La Vierge. The last sleep of the Virgin / Jules Massenet (5:15).
Performer BBC Women's Chorus (in Venusberg music) ; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ; Sir Thomas Beecham, conductor.
Event Recorded Sept. 16, 1954, in Royal Albert Hall, London.
Language Vocal portion of the 1st work sung in German; Beecham's speech spoken in English.
Subject Operas -- Excerpts.
Suites (Orchestra)
Oratorios -- Excerpts.
Added Author Beecham, Thomas, 1879-1961. Conductor. Arranger. Speaker.
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Tannhäuser. Venusberg.
Delius, Frederick, 1862-1934. Irmelin (Opera). Selections; arr.
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Arlésienne. Suite.
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Arlésienne. Menuet.
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Arlésienne. Farandole.
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Vierge. Dernier sommeil de la Vierge.
Women's Chorus of the B.B.C. Performer.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer.
Added Title Tannhauser overture and Venusberg music
Venusberg music
Arlésienne suite.
Tannhäuser. Ouvertüre
Music No. BBCL 4068-2 BBC

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