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Symphony no. 8

Symphony no. 8 [sound recording] / Mahler.
Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911.
[England] : BBC, p1998.

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AudioUse in library *LDC 20845 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound


Additional Authors
  • Blyth, Alan.
  • Barker, Joyce, 1937-1992.
  • Hatt, Beryl.
  • Giebel, Agnes.
  • Meyer, Kerstin.
  • Watts, Helen.
  • Neate, Kenneth.
  • Orda, Alfred.
  • Mill, Arnold van.
  • Horenstein, Jascha.
  • BBC Chorus. prf
  • BBC Choral Society. prf
  • Goldsmiths' Choral Union. prf
  • Hampstead Choral Society. prf
  • Emanuel School (Wandsworth, London, England). Choir. prf
  • Orpington Junior Singers. prf
  • London Symphony Orchestra. prf
2 sound discs : digital, stereo.; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
BBC legends
Uniform Title
Symphonies, no. 8, E♭ major
Alternative Title
  • Symphonies, no. 8
  • Horenstein
  • Symphony of a thousand
  • The 1st movement a setting of the hymn Veni Creator Spiritus; the 2nd based on the final scene of Goethe's Faust.
  • "Great performers of the twentieth century"--Container.
  • Compact discs.
  • Program notes in English by Bernard Keeffe with German and French translations (19 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Event (note)
  • Recorded Mar. 20, 1959, at Royal Albert Hall, London.
Language (note)
  • Latin or German words.
Jascha Horenstein in conversation with Alan Blyth -- Symphony no. 8, in E flat major : "Symphony of a thousand."
Call Number
*LDC 20845 (F)
Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911.
Symphony no. 8 [sound recording] / Mahler.
[England] : BBC, p1998.
BBC legends
Joyce Barker, Beryl Hatt, Agnes Giebel, sopranos ; Kerstin Meyer, Helen Watts, contraltos ; Kenneth Neate, tenor ; Alfred Orda, baritone ; Arnold van Mill, bass ; BBC Chorus ; BBC Choral Society ; Goldsmith's Choral Union ; Hampstead Choral Society ; Emanuel School Boys' Choir ; Orpington Junior Singers ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Jascha Horenstein, conductor.
Recorded Mar. 20, 1959, at Royal Albert Hall, London.
Latin or German words.
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Added Author
Blyth, Alan. Interviewer
Barker, Joyce, 1937-1992. voc
Hatt, Beryl. voc
Giebel, Agnes. voc
Meyer, Kerstin. voc
Watts, Helen. voc
Neate, Kenneth. voc
Orda, Alfred. voc
Mill, Arnold van. voc
Horenstein, Jascha. Conductor. Interviewee
BBC Chorus. Performer
BBC Choral Society. Performer
Goldsmiths' Choral Union. Performer
Hampstead Choral Society. Performer
Emanuel School (Wandsworth, London, England). Choir. Performer
Orpington Junior Singers. Performer
London Symphony Orchestra. Performer
Publisher No.
BBCL 4001-7 BBC
Research Call Number
*LDC 20845 (F) Program notes on file.
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