Beethoven - Antal Dorati, London Symphony Orchestra - Wellington's Victory


  • Singer: Beethoven
  • Album's title: Wellington's Victory
  • Genre: Non Music, Classical
  • Label: Mercury ‎– AMS 16091, Mercury ‎– LPS 9000
    Series: Olympian Series – , Mercury Living Presence –
    Type: Vinyl, LP, Stereo
    Country: UK
    Date of released: 1961
    Category: Non-Music, Classical
    Style: Romantic, Classical, Spoken Word
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Beethoven - Antal Dorati, London Symphony Orchestra - Wellington's Victory

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Tracklist

Wellington's Victory ("The Battle Of Vitoria")
A1.1 Cannon And Muskets
A1.2 West Point - Firing
A1.3 Spoken Commentary
B1 Leonore Overture No. 3, Opus 72A
B2 Prometheus Overture, Opus 43

Companies, etc.

  • Made By – E.M.I. Records Limited

Credits

  • Composed By – Beethoven*
  • Conductor – Antal Dorati
  • Design – George Maas
  • Narrator [Commentary] – Deems Taylor (tracks: A1.3)
  • Orchestra – The London Symphony Orchestra
  • Other [Cannon And Muskets] – U.S. Military (tracks: A1..1)
  • Other [Firing] – West Point (tracks: A1.2)

Notes

Living Presence - Olympian Series / Issued in a SINGLE jacket cover (USA was gatefold)

Jacket and label Have UK stock no. AMS 16091 with a bracketed reference to the USA issue (LPS 9000)

Brief overview of liner notes:

Beethoven's Symphonic Battle Piece "Wellington's Victory" represents a project of considerable magnitude in which three Orchestras with augmented sections of Brass and Percussion, numbers of flintlock muskets and a battery of field artillery.

The musical score: recorded in June of 1960 at Wembley Town hall, London. The battle effects were taped at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in August of the same year.

P. I. Tchaikovsky, many years later wrote the overture called 1812.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
LPS 9000, LPS9000 Beethoven* - Antal Dorati, London Symphony Orchestra* Beethoven* - Antal Dorati, London Symphony Orchestra* - Wellington's Victory ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Mercury, Mercury LPS 9000, LPS9000 US 1964
LPS 9000 Beethoven* - Antal Dorati, London Symphony Orchestra* Beethoven* - Antal Dorati, London Symphony Orchestra* - Wellington's Victory ‎(LP) Mercury LPS 9000 US 1964
MMA 11143, LPS 5000 Beethoven* - Antal Dorati, London Symphony Orchestra* Beethoven* - Antal Dorati, London Symphony Orchestra* - Wellington's Victory ‎(LP, Mono) Mercury, Mercury MMA 11143, LPS 5000 UK 1961
ST-9000 Beethoven* - Antal Dorati, London Symphony Orchestra* Beethoven* - Antal Dorati, London Symphony Orchestra* - Wellington's Victory ‎(Reel, 4tr Stereo, 7" Reel, Album) Mercury ST-9000 US 1964
LPS 5000 Beethoven* - Antal Dorati, London Symphony Orchestra* Beethoven* - Antal Dorati, London Symphony Orchestra* - Wellington's Victory / Leonore Overture No. 3, Opus 72A / Prometheus ‎(LP, Mono, Gat) Mercury LPS 5000 US 1961


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