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Sir Charles Mackerras

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Sir Alan Charles Maclaurin Mackerras, AC, CH, CBE (17 November 1925 – 14 July 2010) was an Australian conductor. He was an authority on the operas of Janáček and Mozart, and the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan. He was long ...

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Sir Alan Charles Maclaurin Mackerras, AC, CH, CBE (17 November 1925 – 14 July 2010) was an Australian conductor. He was an authority on the operas of Janáček and Mozart, and the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan. He was long associated with the English National Opera (and its predecessor) and Welsh National Opera and was the first Australian chief conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

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The Three Bears Phantasy
The Three Bears Phantasy
Composer
Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra
Don Giovanni, A Cenar Teco
Don Giovanni, A Cenar Teco
Performer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Umberto Chiummo, Bo Skovhus and Alessandro Corbelli, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Chorus
Jealousy [Zarlivost] - overture [original prelude to Jenufa]
Jealousy [Zarlivost] - overture [original prelude to Jenufa]
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Symphony No 29 in A major, 4th mvt., Allegro con spirito
Don Giovanni - (K.527), Act 2, no.16; Deh, vieni alla finestra
Don Giovanni - (K.527), Act 2, no.16; Deh, vieni alla finestra
Performer
Greg Lawson
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Symphony no. 39 (K.543) in E flat major, 4th movement; Finale
Symphony no. 39 (K.543) in E flat major, 4th movement; Finale
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North country sketches for orchestra (RT.6.20), no.2; Winter landscape
North country sketches for orchestra (RT.6.20), no.2; Winter landscape
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Svanda the bagpiper [Svanda dudak] - suite, Polka  & Fugue
Svanda the bagpiper [Svanda dudak] - suite, Polka & Fugue
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Die Zauberflote... (K.620), Act 1, no.2; Der Vogelfanger bin ich ja [aria]
Die Zauberflote... (K.620), Act 1, no.2; Der Vogelfanger bin ich ja [aria]
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Symphony no. 40 (K.550) in G minor, 1st movement; Allegro molto
Symphony no. 40 (K.550) in G minor, 1st movement; Allegro molto
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Die Liebe der Danae Act 3
Die Liebe der Danae Act 3
Singer
Bernard Dickerson
Stuart Kale
Rosalind Plowright
Alan Watt
Norman Bailey
Alison Hargen
John Dobson
Linda Finnie
Emile Belcourt
Arlene Saunders
Elizabeth Gale
Patricia Price
Geoffrey Moses
Kenneth Woollam
Choir
BBC Opera Chorus
Sylvia - suite from the ballet, Cortege de Bacchus (Finale)
Sylvia - suite from the ballet, Cortege de Bacchus (Finale)
Orchestra
New Philharmonic Orchestra
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The Yeomen of the guard, or The merryman and his maid - opera: Act 1 no.5; Is life a boon?
The Yeomen of the guard, or The merryman and his maid - opera: Act 1 no.5; Is life a boon?
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Wand of Youth, Suite No. 2: The Tame Bear; The Wild Bears
Concerto in D major for harpsichord and 5 instruments
Concerto in D major for harpsichord and 5 instruments
Performer
The Lady and the Fool - Act 1, no.2; Commedia
The Lady and the Fool - Act 1, no.2; Commedia
Music Arranger
Mackerras, Charles
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The Bartered bride - opera B.143 vers. definitive in 3 acts
The Bartered bride - opera B.143 vers. definitive in 3 acts
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The Pirates of Penzance - The Modern Major General
The Pirates of Penzance - The Modern Major General
Orchestra
Orchestra and Chorus of Welsh National Opera
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Sinfonietta (1st mvt: Allegretto)
Sinfonietta (1st mvt: Allegretto)
Orchestra
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Rusalka, O silver Moon
Rusalka, O silver Moon
Performer
Antonin Dvorak
Renee Fleming, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Gloriana
Gloriana
Performer
Benjamin Britten
Orchestra and Chorus of the Welsh National Opera
Vicar of Bray
Vicar of Bray
Performer
Owen Brannigan
Anon
Hendon Grammar School Choir
Symphony no. 30 (K.202) in D major, 3rd movement; Menuetto
Symphony no. 30 (K.202) in D major, 3rd movement; Menuetto
Conductor
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The finale of Act 2 Scene 1.
The finale of Act 2 Scene 1.
Performer
Benjamin Britten
Josephine Barstow
Orchestra and Chorus of the Welsh National Opera
Symphony no.31 (K.297) in D major "Paris"; 3rd mvt, Allegro
Symphony no. 41 (K.551) in C major "Jupiter", 3rd movement; Menuetto
Symphony no. 41 (K.551) in C major "Jupiter", 3rd movement; Menuetto
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Sheherazade - symphonic suite (Op.35), The Young prince and princess (feat. London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Charles Mackerras)
Sheherazade - symphonic suite (Op.35), The Young prince and princess (feat. London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Charles Mackerras)
Orfeo ed Euridice - Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Orfeo ed Euridice - Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Performer
Christoph Willibald Gluck
Choir and Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera
Pineapple Poll - ballet compiled & arr. C Mackerras: Finale
Pineapple Poll - ballet compiled & arr. C Mackerras: Finale
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The Yeomen of the guard, or The merryman and his maid - opera, Overture
The Yeomen of the guard, or The merryman and his maid - opera, Overture
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Symphonic variations  Op.78
Symphonic variations Op.78
Orchestra
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
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