Henry Wood
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Henry Wood

Henry Wood Biography (Wikipedia)

Sir Henry Joseph Wood CH (3 March 1869 – 19 August 1944) was an English conductor best known for his association with London's annual series of promenade concerts, known as the Proms. He conducted them for nearly half a century, introducing hundreds of new works to British audiences. After his death, the concerts were officially renamed in his honour as the "Henry Wood Promenade Concerts", although they continued to be generally referred to as "the Proms".

Born in modest circumstances to parents who encouraged his musical talent, Wood started his career as an organist. During his studies at the Royal Academy of Music, he came under the influence of the voice teacher Manuel Garcia and became his accompanist. After similar work for Richard D'Oyly Carte's opera companies on the works of Arthur Sullivan and others, Wood became the conductor of a small operatic touring company. He was soon engaged by the larger Carl Rosa Opera Company. One notable event in his operatic career was conducting the British premiere of Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin in 1892.

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Fantasia on British Sea Songs
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Fantasia on British Sea Songs
Claude Debussy
La Cathedrale engloutie
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La Cathedrale engloutie
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Fantasia on British Sea Songs
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Fantasia on British Sea Songs
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Hornpipe (Fantasia on British Sea Songs)
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Hornpipe (Fantasia on British Sea Songs)
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Fantasia on British Sea Songs
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Fantasia on British Sea Songs
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Fantasia on British Sea Songs: Sailor's Hornpipe, excerpt
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Fantasia on British Sea Songs: Sailor's Hornpipe, excerpt
Henry Wood
Jack's the Lad (Hornpipe from Fantasia on British Sea Songs)
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Jack's the Lad (Hornpipe from Fantasia on British Sea Songs)
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Fantasia on British Sea-Songs (Proms 2017)
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Fantasia on British Sea-Songs (Proms 2017)
Henry Wood
The National Anthem
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The National Anthem
Henry Wood
Fantasia on British Sea Songs
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Fantasia on British Sea Songs
BBC Symphony Orchestra
The National Anthem
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The National Anthem

The National Anthem

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Fantasia on British Sea-Songs - Jack's the Lad (Hornpipe) (Proms 2017)
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Fantasia on British Sea-Songs - Jack's the Lad (Hornpipe) (Proms 2017)
Edward Elgar
Concerto In B Minor Op.61 For Violin And Orchestra, i.Allegro
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Concerto In B Minor Op.61 For Violin And Orchestra, i.Allegro
Henry Wood
Fantasia on British Sea Songs
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Fantasia on British Sea Songs
Henry Wood
Hornpipe (Fantasia on British Sea Songs)
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Hornpipe (Fantasia on British Sea Songs)
Edward Elgar
Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
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Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
Henry Wood
Sea Songs
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Sea Songs
Henry Wood
Bugle Calls, The Saucy Arethusa, Tom Bowling, Jack's the Lad; nos 1-4 from Fantasia on British Sea Songs
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Bugle Calls, The Saucy Arethusa, Tom Bowling, Jack's the Lad; nos 1-4 from Fantasia on British Sea Songs
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op.67, 1st Mvt.
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Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op.67, 1st Mvt.
Henry Wood
Fantasia on British Sea Songs
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Fantasia on British Sea Songs
Henry Wood, BBC Concert Orchestra & Barry Wordsworth
Fantasia on British Sea Songs
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Fantasia on British Sea Songs
Sergey Rachmaninov
Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 3 No 2
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Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 3 No 2
Henry Wood
Fantasia on British Sea Songs (excerpt)
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Fantasia on British Sea Songs (excerpt)
Trad.
Hornpipe (Fantasia on British Sea Songs)
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Hornpipe (Fantasia on British Sea Songs)
Henry Wood
Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
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Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
Henry Wood
Fantasia on British Sea-Songs (Proms 2015)
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Fantasia on British Sea-Songs (Proms 2015)
Modest Mussorgsky
Pictures at an Exhibition
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Pictures at an Exhibition
Henry Wood
From ‘Fantasia on British Sea Songs’
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From ‘Fantasia on British Sea Songs’

From ‘Fantasia on British Sea Songs’

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BBC Symphony Orchestra, James Loughran
Henry Wood
New War Hymn (arr. French/Sutton)
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New War Hymn (arr. French/Sutton)
Henry Wood
Fantasia on British Sea Songs (BBC Proms 2014)
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Fantasia on British Sea Songs (BBC Proms 2014)
Henry Wood
Fantasia on British Sea Songs (feat. BBC Symphony Orchestra & Jiří Bělohlávek)
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Fantasia on British Sea Songs (feat. BBC Symphony Orchestra & Jiří Bělohlávek)
Roger Norrington (conductor), Sir Henry Wood & London Philharmonic Orchestra
Tom Bowling (Fantasia on British Sea Songs)
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Tom Bowling (Fantasia on British Sea Songs)

Tom Bowling (Fantasia on British Sea Songs)

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Roger Norrington (conductor), Sir Henry Wood & London Philharmonic Orchestra
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Serenade to Music (extract) (feat. Henry Wood & BBC Symphony Orchestra)
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Serenade to Music (extract) (feat. Henry Wood & BBC Symphony Orchestra)
Henry Wood
Fantasia on British sea songs - Home sweet home
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Fantasia on British sea songs - Home sweet home
Henry Wood
Fantasia on British Sea Songs
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Fantasia on British Sea Songs
Henry Wood
Fantasia On British Sea Songs: Tom Bowling
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Fantasia On British Sea Songs: Tom Bowling
Henry Wood
Henry Wood Fantasia on British sea Songs (extracts: The Saucy Arethusa, Tom Bowling, Jack'
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Henry Wood Fantasia on British sea Songs (extracts: The Saucy Arethusa, Tom Bowling, Jack'
Henry Wood
Tom Bowling
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Tom Bowling
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Proms 2010: Prom 67 - Henry Wood Day - Last Night of the Proms 1910

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Proms 1944: Prom 29
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Proms 1944: Prom 17
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Proms 1944: Prom 17

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Proms 1944: Prom 12
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Proms 1944: Prom 12

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