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Delius: Brigg Fair & Sea Drift (The Beecham Collection)


Catalogue No: SOMM-BEECHAM 10
Release Date: 2000-05-01
Number of Discs: 1
EAN/UPC: 748871251021
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Liner Notes

Including previously unissued recordings

More unique Delius from Thomas Beecham (also see SOMM-BEECHAM 8). Includes Sea Drift with Baritone Dennis Noble, A Dance Rhapsody No.2, A Song before Sunrise and two movements from North Country Sketches (LPO, 1945). Also included are The Walk to the Paradise Garden and Brigg Fair. A fascinating issue.

Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra of the Royal Philharmonic Society
London Symphony Orchestra
London Philharmonic Orchestra


Released in collaboration with the Sir Thomas Beecham Trust in support of the Scholarship Fund.

On This Recording

  1. Brigg Fair: Brigg Fair: An English Rhapsody
  2. 2 Pieces for Small Orchestra: 2 Pieces for Small Orchestra: No. 1. On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
  3. A Village Romeo and Juliet: A Village Romeo and Juliet: The Walk to the Paradise Garden
  4. Sea Drift
  5. North Country Sketches: No. 1. Autumn, the Wind Soughs in the Trees
  6. North Country Sketches: No. 2. Winter Landscape
  7. A Song before Sunrise: A Song Before Sunrise
  8. A Dance Rhapsody No. 2