Hoffnung Interplanetary Music Festival, 1958 [sound recording].

[U.S.A.] : Angel, [1959]
Conference Name:
Hoffnung Music Festival concert (1958 : London, England)
Sound recording
1 sound disc : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, stereo. ; 12 in.
Humorous music.
Introductory music played in the foyer / Francis Chagrin (Drum and Fife Band of the Royal Military School of Music ; composer conducting)
Two excerpts from A Hoffnung Festival overture / Francis Baines (Trumpets of the Royal Military School of Music ; Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra ; composer conducting)
Metamorphosis on a bed-time theme : Allegro commerciale in modo televisione / libretto by Alistair Sampson ; music by Joseph Horovitz (April Cantelo, soprano ; Ian Wallace, bass-baritone ; Lionel Salter, harpsichord ; composer conducting)
Sugar plums / realised by Elizabeth Poston (Dolmetsch Ensemble ; Elizabeth Poston, organ ; Felix Aprahamian, percussion ; other musicians)
The famous tay whale / dramatic poem by William McGonagall ; music by Matyas Seiber (declaimed by Edith Evans ; fog horn, Annetta Hoffnung ; composer conducting)
A movement from Concerto for conductor and orchestra / Francis Chagrin (Gerard Hoffnung, conductor)
Punkt Contrapunkt / Bruno Heinz Jaja [i.e. Humphrey Searle] ; preceded by a discussion and analysis / John Amis (Norman Del Mar, conductor)
Excerpts from The United Nations / Malcolm Arnold (Band of the Royal Military School of Music ; composer conducting)
Waltz for restricted orchestra / P. Racine Fricker (composer conducting)
Let's fake an opera : or, The tales of Hoffnung / [libretto by] William Mann, [music by] Franz Reizenstein ; orchestrated by Eric Wetherell (soloists ; Hoffnung Festival Opera Company ; Hoffnung Festival Opera Chorus ; Norman Del Mar, Brian Priestman, conductors).
Various soloists and ensembles ; Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra (2nd-3rd, 5th-9th works) ; various conductors.
"An extravagant evening of symphonic caricature devised by Gerard Hoffnung."
Live concert recording, Royal Festival Hall, London, Nov. 21-22, 1958.
Program notes by T.E. Bean, C.B.E. and libretto for final work ([8] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Also issued in monaural (35800)
Hoffnung, Gerard.
Chagrin, Francis.
Baines, Francis, 1917-1999.
Horovitz, Joseph, 1926-
Poston, Elizabeth, 1905-1987.
Seiber, Mátyás.
Searle, Humphrey.
Arnold, Malcolm.
Reizenstein, Franz, 1911-1968.
Del Mar, Norman, 1919-1994. ,
Hoffnung Festival Opera Company. , Performer
Hoffnung Festival Opera Chorus. , Performer
Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra. , Performer
Royal Military School of Music. , Performer
Publisher Number:
S. 35800 Angel
35800 Angel
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