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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

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The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO), based in London, was formed by Sir Thomas Beecham in 1946. In its early days the orchestra secured profitable recording contracts and important engagements including the Glyndebourne Festival Opera and the concerts of the Royal ...

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The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO), based in London, was formed by Sir Thomas Beecham in 1946. In its early days the orchestra secured profitable recording contracts and important engagements including the Glyndebourne Festival Opera and the concerts of the Royal Philharmonic Society. After Beecham's death in 1961 the orchestra's fortunes declined steeply; it battled for survival until the mid-1960s, when its future was secured after an Arts Council report recommended that it should receive public subsidy. A further crisis arose when it seemed the orchestra's right to call itself "Royal" would be withdrawn.

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Polovtsian Dances
Introduction et Rondo capriccioso, Op.28
Introduction et Rondo capriccioso, Op.28
Three Little Maids from School Are WE
Three Little Maids from School Are WE
Three Little Maids from School Are WE
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Valérie Masterson, Royston Nash, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Peggy Ann, Jones, Colin Wright, John Reed & Kenneth Sanford
ROMEO AND JULIET : DANCE OF THE KNIGHTS
ROMEO AND JULIET : DANCE OF THE KNIGHTS
William Tell (conclusion)
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