Clarke, Handel/Harty, J.C. Bach: Orchestral Works
Eduard van Beinum
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4825557
Barcode
00028948255573
Format
1-CD
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JEREMIAH CLARKE arr. SIR HENRY WOOD
Trumpet Voluntary

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL  arr. HAMILTON HARTY
Music for the Royal Fireworks: Suite*
Water Music Suite*

JOHANN CHRISTIAN BACH
Sinfonia in B flat major, Op. 18 No. 2*
Sinfonia in D major, Op. 18 No. 4*

Concertgebouworkest
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Eduard van Beinum

*FIRST INTERNATIONAL RELEASE ON DECCA CD

Recording information

Recording Producers: John Culshaw (Clarke, Handel/Harty: Fireworks Music); Victor Olof (Handel/Harty: Water Music); Jaap van Ginneken (J.C. Bach)
Balance Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson (Clarke; Handel/Harty: Fireworks Music, Water Music); Henk Jansen, Cees Huizinga, Willem van Leeuwen (J.C. Bach)
Recording Locations: Kingsway Hall, London, UK, 5 May 1950 (Handel/Harty: Water Music); Grote Zaal, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 19 May 1952 (Clarke, Handel/Harty: Fireworks Music); 6–7 October 1958 (J.C. Bach)
Original LP Releases: Decca LX 3096 (Clarke, Handel/Harty: Fireworks Music); Decca LXT 2792 (Handel/Harty: Fireworks Music, Water Music); Philips G05378R, Philips Epic BC 1112 (J.C. Bach)

Reviews

‘The LPO, in the Water Music, show a fine Handelian style.’ Gramophone, November 1952

‘The Trumpet Voluntary [is] explosively performed … satisfying both for the rightness of conception and the vividly illuminating orchestral playing.’ High Fidelity, January/February 1953