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2 Constant Lambert collections

Part 1:

1: Rimski-Korsakov: Ivan the Terrible Overture

(Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Columbia DX 1140, 25th October 1943 (6:58)

2: Grieg: Homage March (Sigurd Jorsalfar) The Halle Orchestra

Columbia DX 1037, 30th July 1941 (9:08)

3 to 6: Purcell, arr. Lambert: Comus ballet suite

(Track 3: The Attendant Spirit; The Rout & Comus (4:39)

Track 4: The Lady & Comus; THe Brothers (4:34)

Track 5: Comus' Palace (4:36)

Track 6: The Brothers; Sabrina; Finale (4:21)

The Halle Orchestra. Columbia 1076/7, 6th March 1942)

7: Chabrier: Danse slave (Le Roi malgre Lui)

London Philharmonic Orchestra

HMV C 3218, 21st December 1939 (4:39)

From 78s owned by my parents, both Lambert fans: they both saw him conduct at Southampton Guildhall in WW2. Rather worn, but thanks to Norman Field's efforts, hopefully listenable.

Part 2:

1: Delibes Overture "Le Roi l'a dit" (2EA7194-95 ; HMV C3080, Abbey Road Studio 1, 14th December 1938

2: MEYERBEER: Marche du couronnement (2EA7924)

3: CHABRIER: Marche joyeuse (2EA7925)

Both HMV C3112, Kingsway Hall, 28th June 1939

4 - 7: TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No.5 in E minor Op.64

(2EA7527-31 & 34-38; HMV C3088-92, Album 327)

Abbey Road Studio No. 1, 1st & 2nd March 1939

The London Philharmonic Orchestra

Recording information from Philip Stuart's discography.

I downloaded these from the CHARM database, and just edited the sides together as best I could.

Enjoy !

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