Sir Hamilton Harty Archive
Berlioz shines in these outstanding historic recordings from the 1930s!
This week’s show of The Music Treasury will feature works of conductor Sir Hamilton Harty, from the first half of the last century. The show will air from 19:00 to 21:00 on Sunday, 16 September, and will be hosted as always by Dr Gary Lemco. The show may be heard from its host station, KZSU, or […]
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W.H. Squire, cello = Works of ELGAR, SAINT-AENS, HANDEL, WAGNER, MOZART, POPPER, BACH, ETC. – With Sir Hamilton Harty, cond. – Pristine Audio
“Old school” cello performances by a ’20s cellist often compared to Casals.
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major “Eroica”; Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major – New Queen’s Hall Orch./ Sir Henry Wood/ Halle Orch./ Sir Hamilton Harty – Pristine Audio
The British complement of Beethoven interpreters for the 1927 Centennial Series concludes with grandly wrought performances of the Eroica and B-flat Symphonies.
Conductor Sir Hamilton Harty = SMETANA: The Bartered Bride Ov.; DVORAK: Carnival Ove.; Symphony No. 9; LISZT: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12; BRAHMS: Hungarian Dances Nos. 5 & 6; DVORAK: Slavonic Dance No. 1 – London Philharmonic Orch./ Halle Orch./ Sir Hamilton Harty/Myra Hess and Hamilton Harty, piano duet – Pristine Audio
These energized inscriptions from Hamilton Harty convince us that his approach to music-making rivaled his more flamboyant contemporaries: Stokowski, Fried, and Mengelberg.
WILLIAM WALTON: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2; Siesta – BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Martyn Brabbins – Hyperion Records
A very successful pairing of William Walton’s symphonies from Hyperion.