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Messiah

Title
Messiah [sound recording] / G.F. Handel.
Author
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
Publication
London, England : Biddulph Recordings, p1998.

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Additional Authors
  • Suddaby, Elsie, 1893-1980.
  • Thomas, Marjorie, 1923-2008.
  • Nash, Heddle, 1896-1961.
  • Antony, Trevor.
  • Dawson, Herbert.
  • Beecham, Thomas, 1879-1961.
  • Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750.
  • Luton Choral Society. prf
  • Leeds Festival Chorus. prf
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. prf
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra. prf
Description
3 sound discs : digital; 4 3/4 in. +
Alternative Title
  • But as for his people.
  • Moses and the children of Israel.
  • Lord is a man of war.
  • Amaryllis suite.
Subjects
Note
  • The 3rd work from a suite of Handel opera excerpts, compiled and orchestrated by Beecham.
  • Previously released by Columbia (2nd work) or RCA Victor (remainder).
  • Compact discs.
  • Biographical notes on the conductor by Denham Ford and Mark Obert-Thorn laid in container.
Event (note)
  • Recorded Oct. 3, 1934 (2nd work); and Feb.-Oct. 1947 (remainder).
Contents
Introductory talk by Sir Thomas Beecham (3:25) -- Messiah / Handel (2:50:00) -- Israel in Egypt. But as for his people (4:28) ; Moses and the children of Israel (4:10) ; The Lord is a man of war (5:08) / Handel -- Amaryllis suite. Gavotte (2:14) ; Scherzo (3:40) / Handel ; arr. Beecham -- Christmas oratorio. Sinfonia / J.S. Bach (6:44).
LCCN
744718306121
OCLC
  • ocm45574166
  • 45574166
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries