Beecham conducts - Berlioz: Corsaire Overture; Grieg: Old Norwegian Romance; D'indy: Enchanted Forest; Saint-Saëns: Sym. 3
1 CD / SOMM / 2012-02-01Works: Hector Berlioz: Le corsaire Overture, Op. 21; Edvard Grieg: Old Norwegian Romance with Variations for 2 Pianos, Op. 51; Vincent d'Indy: La forêt enchantée, symphonic legend after Uhland for...
Performers: Gamley, Douglas; McCall, Tom; Vaughan, Denis
Conductors: Beecham, Thomas
Ensemble: ; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
This long-awaited live performance, from the Royal Festival Hall in October 1954, joins SOMM's growing collection of unforgettable performances by a conductor who genuinely loved...continue...
1 CD / Chandos Records / 2008-04-29Works: Vincent d'Indy: Jour d'été à la montagne, symphonic triptych for orchestra, Op. 61; La forêt enchantée, symphonic legend after Uhland for orchestra, Op. 8; Souvenirs, tone po...
Conductors: Gamba, Rumon
Ensemble: Iceland Symphony Orchestra
D'Indy was a contemporary of Debussy and Ravel, and a pupil of Cesar Franck. Faure described him as 'The Samson of Music' for his multifarious...continue...