Sir Hamilton Harty

Born 4 December 1879. Died 19 February 1941
Sir Hamilton Harty
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1879-12-04
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Sir Hamilton Harty

Sir Hamilton Harty Biography (Wikipedia)

Sir Herbert Hamilton Harty (4 December 1879 – 19 February 1941) was an Irish composer, conductor, pianist and organist.

After an early career as a church organist in his native Ireland, Harty moved to London at about age 20, soon becoming a well-known piano accompanist. The Musical Times called him "the prince of accompanists". As a composer he wrote throughout his career, many of his works being well received, though few are regularly performed in the 21st century.

In his career as a conductor, which began in 1904, Harty was particularly noted as an interpreter of the music of Berlioz. From 1920 to 1933 he was the chief conductor of the Hallé Orchestra in Manchester, which he returned to the high standards and critical acclaim that it had enjoyed under its founder, Charles Hallé. His last permanent post was with the London Symphony Orchestra, but it lasted only two years, from 1932 to 1934. During his conducting career, Harty made some recordings with his orchestras. Shortly after his dismissal by the LSO, Harty began to suffer the symptoms of a brain tumour. After surgery, he resumed his career until 1940, but the tumour returned to cause his death at the age of 61.

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Sir Hamilton Harty Tracks

Sir Hamilton Harty
Flame in the skies from the 6 Songs Of Ireland Op.18
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Flame in the skies from the 6 Songs Of Ireland Op.18

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In Ireland
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In Ireland
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A Comedy Overture
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A Comedy Overture
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Nymphs and shepherds (The Libertine)
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Nymphs and shepherds (The Libertine)
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Ode to a Nightingale
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Ode to a Nightingale

Ode to a Nightingale

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Ulster Orchestra, Bryden Thomson
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An Irish symphony - 3rd movement; In the Antrim Hills [Lento]
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An Irish symphony - 3rd movement; In the Antrim Hills [Lento]
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A John Field Suite (Polka)
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A John Field Suite (Polka)
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String Quartet No 2 in A minor, Op 5 (4th mvt)
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String Quartet No 2 in A minor, Op 5 (4th mvt)
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The Sea Gypsy for voice and piano
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The Sea Gypsy for voice and piano
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Blue hills from 3 Traditional Ulster Airs arr. for voice and piano
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Blue hills from 3 Traditional Ulster Airs arr. for voice and piano
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Flame in the skies from the 6 Songs Of Ireland Op.18
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Flame in the skies from the 6 Songs Of Ireland Op.18
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Scythe song for voice and piano
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Scythe song for voice and piano
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An Irish Symphony
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An Irish Symphony
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A Comedy Overture
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A Comedy Overture
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The Fair Day (An Irish Symphony)
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The Fair Day (An Irish Symphony)
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Variations on a Dublin Air
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Variations on a Dublin Air
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A John Field Suite (Polka)
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A John Field Suite (Polka)
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In Ireland
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In Ireland
George Frideric Handel
Suite from Handel's Water Music
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Suite from Handel's Water Music
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An Irish Symphony: 1st mvt On the Shores of Lough Neagh (Allegro molto)
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An Irish Symphony: 1st mvt On the Shores of Lough Neagh (Allegro molto)
Peter Donohoe
Piano Concerto in B minor (2nd mvt)
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Piano Concerto in B minor (2nd mvt)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1940: Prom 21
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Queen's Hall
1940-09-03T21:10:00
3
Sep
1940

Proms 1940: Prom 21

Queen's Hall
Proms 1939: Prom 26
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Queen's Hall
1939-09-11T21:10:00
11
Sep
1939

Proms 1939: Prom 26

Queen's Hall
Proms 1935: Prom 33
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Queen's Hall
1935-09-17T21:10:00
17
Sep
1935

Proms 1935: Prom 33

Queen's Hall
Proms 1930: Northern Proms 24 - Last Night of the Northern Proms 1930
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Town Hall
1930-06-21T21:10:00
21
Jun
1930

Proms 1930: Northern Proms 24 - Last Night of the Northern Proms 1930

Town Hall
Proms 1930: Northern Proms 23
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Town Hall
1930-06-20T21:10:00
20
Jun
1930

Proms 1930: Northern Proms 23

Town Hall

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