COLLECTOR'S EDITION

Sir Thomas Beecham: The English Collection

6 Compact Disc
7 Feb 2011

Barcode: 5099990991523

Composer: Various
Other participants: Sir Thomas Beecham * John Cameron * Gordon Clinton * Lorely Dyer * Maureen Forrester * Jean Pougnet * René Soames * Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Over the Hills and Far Away (ed. Beecham) (1960 Digital Remaster)  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham 
02 Sleigh ride (Winter night)  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
03 Introduction (Slow. Pastoral): Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
04 I. Theme (with easy movement): Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
05 Variation 1: Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
06 Variation 2: Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
07 Variation 3: Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
08 Variation 4: Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
09 Variation 5: Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
10 Variation 6: Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
11 II. Interlude (Slow and very quietly): Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
12 III. Variation 7 (Rather quicker but not hurried): Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
13 Variation 8: Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
14 Variation 9 (With easy movement): Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
15 Variation 10: Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
16 Variation 11 (Slow. With solemnity): Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
17 Variation 12 (Maestoso): Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
18 Transition: Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
19 IV. Variation 13 (Gaily): Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
20 Variation 14: Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
21 Variation 15: Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
22 Variation 16: Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
23 Transition (Rather quicker): Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
24 Variation 17 (Rather slower. Very broadly): Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
25 Coda (Very quietly): Brigg Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
26 I. Daybreak - Dance from Florida Suite RTVI/1 (2001 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
27 II. By the River (Andantino): Florida Suite (rev. & ed. Beecham) (1960 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
28 III. Sunset (Moderato) - Danza (Allegretto): Florida Suite (rev. & ed. Beecham) (1960 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
29 IV. At Night (Andante moderato): Florida Suite (rev. & ed. Beecham) (1960 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
30 Marche-caprice (1987 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
Disc 2 
01 A Dance Rhapsody No. 2  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham 
02 Summer Evening (2001 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
03 On hearing the first cuckoo in Spring (2001 Digital Remaster)  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham 
04 Summer Night on the River (2001 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
05 A Song before sunrise (2001 Digital Remaster)  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thomas Beecham 
06 Intermezzo from Fennimore and Gerda (2001 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
07 Irmelin Prelude (2001 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
08 A song of the setting sun! (Quietly): Songs of Sunset  - Maureen Forrester/John Cameron/Beecham Choral Soci 
09 Cease smiling, dear! (With easy movement).: Songs of Sunset  - Maureen Forrester/John Cameron/Beecham Choral Soci 
10 Pale amber sunlight falls (Slow).: Songs of Sunset  - Maureen Forrester/John Cameron/Beecham Choral Soci 
11 Exceeding sorrow consumeth my sad heart! (Con tristezza. Not too slow).: Songs of Sunset  - Maureen Forrester/John Cameron/Beecham Choral Soci 
12 By the sad waters of separation (With quiet movement).: Songs of Sunset  - Maureen Forrester/John Cameron/Beecham Choral Soci 
13 See how the trees and the osiers lithe (Freshly).: Songs of Sunset  - Maureen Forrester/John Cameron/Beecham Choral Soci 
14 I was not sorrowful (Very quietly but not too slow): Songs of Sunset  - Maureen Forrester/John Cameron/Beecham Choral Soci 
15 They are not long, the weeping and the laughter (Quietly).: Songs of Sunset  - Maureen Forrester/John Cameron/Beecham Choral Soci 
Disc 3 
01 Lento -: A Dance Rhapsody No. 1 (1992 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
02 Comodo -: A Dance Rhapsody No. 1 (1992 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
03 Vivo -: A Dance Rhapsody No. 1 (1992 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
04 Più lento tranquillo -: A Dance Rhapsody No. 1 (1992 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
05 Molto adagio: A Dance Rhapsody No. 1 (1992 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
06 With moderate tempo -: Violin Concerto (1992 Digital Remaster)  - Jean Pougnet/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thom 
07 Slower -: Violin Concerto (1992 Digital Remaster)  - Jean Pougnet/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thom 
08 Tempo I - Allegretto - Più moderato: Violin Concerto (1992 Digital Remaster)  - Jean Pougnet/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thom 
09 With quiet easy movement - Tranquillo -: The Song of the High Hills  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
10 Very slow (The wide, far distance - The great solitude) - Slow and solemnly -: The Song of the High Hills  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
11 In tempo -: The Song of the High Hills  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
12 Very quietly - Tempo I: The Song of the High Hills  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
13 Paa Vidderne (On the Heights) (1992 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
Disc 4 
01 SCENE 1 - September. A piece of land on a hill: A Village Romeo and Juliet (1992 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
02 SCENE 2 - Six years later. Outside Marti's house: A Village Romeo and Juliet (1992 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
03 SCENE 3 - The Wildland: A Village Romeo and Juliet (1992 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
04 SCENE 4 - Interior of Mart's house (part 1): A Village Romeo and Juliet (1992 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
05 The dream of Sali and Vrenchen (Wedding Scene): A Village Romeo and Juliet (1992 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
Disc 5 
01 SCENE 5 - The Fair: A Village Romeo and Juliet (1992 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
02 The Walk to the Paradise Garden: A Village Romeo and Juliet (1992 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
03 SCENE 6 - The Paradise Garden: A Village Romeo and Juliet (1992 Digital Remaster)  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
04 Once Paumanok -: Sea Drift  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
05 Shine! shine! shine! -: Sea Drift  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
06 Till of a sudden -: Sea Drift  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
07 Blow! blow! blow!: Sea Drift  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
08 Yes my brother I know -: Sea Drift  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
09 O rising stars! -: Sea Drift  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
10 O reckless despairing carols -: Sea Drift  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
11 O past! O happy life: Sea Drift  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
Disc 6 
01 Valse Mélancolique (Lonely Life): Gipsy Suite - Four Characteristic Dances  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
02 Allegro di molto (The Dance): Gipsy Suite - Four Characteristic Dances  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
03 Menuetto (Love Duet): Gipsy Suite - Four Characteristic Dances  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
04 Tarantella (The Revel): Gipsy Suite - Four Characteristic Dances  - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
05 Part 1 (clarinet: Jack Brymer): Fifine at the Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
06 Part 2: Fifine at the Fair  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
07 The Garden of Fand - tone poem  - Sir Thomas Beecham 
08 Schottische: The Triumph of Neptune - Ballet Suite (excerpts) (1937 Digital Remaster)  - Robert Alva/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thom 
09 Hornpipe: The Triumph of Neptune - Ballet Suite (excerpts) (1937 Digital Remaster)  - Robert Alva/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thom 
10 Polka (The Sailor's Return): The Triumph of Neptune - Ballet Suite (excerpts) (1937 Digital Remaster)  - Robert Alva/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thom 
11 Harlequinade: The Triumph of Neptune - Ballet Suite (excerpts) (1937 Digital Remaster)  - Robert Alva/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thom 
12 Dance of the Fairy Princess: The Triumph of Neptune - Ballet Suite (excerpts) (1937 Digital Remaster)  - Robert Alva/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thom 
13 Sunday morning (Intermezzo): The Triumph of Neptune - Ballet Suite (excerpts) (1937 Digital Remaster)  - Robert Alva/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thom 
14 Apotheosis of Neptune: The Triumph of Neptune - Ballet Suite (excerpts) (1937 Digital Remaster)  - Robert Alva/London Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Thom 


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