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Handel, THE ROYAL FIREWORKS; Purcell, TRUMPET VOLUNTARY; Berlioz, FAUST, and other shorter pieces; front cover black background; yellow, red and gray; black, white, red lettering; red, yellow, white firecracker design top right corner; left center, image of a man waving baton in right hand, pointing his finger lefthand; back cover summarizes pieces and conductor; lists other works performed by him.

Details

Maker
London
Inscriptions
"HANDEL - HARTY/ Suite from the music for 'The Royal Fireworks'/ (left center)Eduard Van Beinum/ conducting the/Concertegebouw Orchestra/ of Amsterdam/ (right center) Trumpet Voluntary/ Jeremiah Clarke, arr Wood/ formerlyattributed to Purcell/ BERLIOZ/ The Damnation nof Faust/ Dance of the Sylphs/ Minuet of the / Will o' the Wisps/ Hungarian March/ 'Racoczy'/ LONDON/ LS620/ Long Playing microgroove full frequency range recording" (printed)
(top right and left corners) "LS620/ Handel: Fireworks Music/ Berlioz: Damnation of Faust/ Excerpts"/ [summarizes piece]; [summarizes information on conductor] "Eduard Van Beinum was born in Arnhem, Holland, opn September 3rd, 1901"; [lists other recordings by the conductor]; / (in pen, top right corner) "Witherwax . . . " (the rest of the inscription is covered by black tape) (printed)
Associated Building
Original To Gropius House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cardboard
paper (fiber product)
vinyl
Object type
Sound Communication T&E
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
United States
Descriptive terms
cardboard
music
Music
musical performances
paper (fiber product)
phonograph records
Record, Phonograph
vinyl
People and organizations
Berlioz (composer)
Eduard Van Beinum (conductor)
Handel (composer)
Jeremiah Clarke (creator of musical arrangment)
The Concertgebouw, Orchestra of Amsterdam (performers)
Dimensions
10 1/4 x 10 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.44
Credit Line
Gift of Ati Gropius Johansen
GUSN
257922

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