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Rare Recording Available of Goldschmidt Conducting His Mediterranean Songs

05 04, 2010

We have received news from our friend Claude Torres in regard to a rare recording available of Berthold Goldschmidt.

The following allows to download (8.99 EUR) the CD Beulah 1PD37 Richard Lewis - Lyric Tenor Goldschmidt conducts his “Mediterranean Songs” sung by Richard Lewis with the London Symphony Orchestra Live broadcast at 8pm 18 December 1959 frm Studio 1, BBC, Maida Vale, London W9.  See also the link

The recording includes:
a.. Edward Elgar - The Dream of Gerontius Op. 38 - Sanctus Fortis - Huddersfield Choral Society (chorus master; Herbert Bardgett)Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Sir Malclom Sargent (conductor)Huddersfield Town Hall 4-6 October 1954

b.. William Walton - Troilus and Cressida Act 2: If one last doubt remain- Chrous and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London Sir Malcolm Sargent (conductor)Live broadcast of the first performance from the Royal Opera House 3 December 1954

c.. Benjamin Britten - Les Illuminations Op. 18 - Victoria Symphony OrchestraTibor Paul (conductor)

d.. Berthold Goldschmidt - Mediterranean Songs London Symphony Orchestra Berthold Goldschmidt (conductor) Studio 1, BBC, Maida Vale, London W9. Live broadcast at 8pm 18 December 1959

e.. George Frideric Handel - Jephtha HWV 70 Act 2: Deeper Still and Deeper, Waft her, angel, through the skies Act3: For ever blessed be thy holy name London Symphony Orchestra Sir Malcolm Sargent (conductor)EMI No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 27 January 1957 Recording courtesy of the Richard Lewis Trust