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Sir George Grove 1820 - 1900


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A Celebratory Issue on the Occasion of the Millennium to mark the Centenary of Sir George Grove, 1820-1900 and The Sesquicentennial of the Crystal Palace, 1851-1936
A musical autograph album of artists who appeared at the Crystal Palace, including live recordings made at the Handel Festival of 1926, and recollections of George Lloyd.

Sir Charles Santley (baritone) (1834-1922)
To Anthea - J.L.Hatton - C. Feb 1911 - 6283-1

Adelina Patti (soprano) (1843-1919)
Le Nozze di Figaro: Voi che sapete - Mozart - 04/12/05 - 537f

Edward Lloyd (tenor) (1845-1927)
Irene: Lend me your aid - Gounod - 1905/04 - 892f/5167b

Belle Cole (contralto) (1845- ?)
Entreat me not to leave thee - Gounod - 1903 - 25133-1

Dame Emma Albani (soprano) (1847-1930) - Ombra mai fu ('Largo') - Handel - 1903? -50330

Robert Watkyn Mills (bass) (1849-1930)
Elijah: No.17 Is not His word like fire - Mendelssohn - 1907 - Lx 2049

Sir George Henschel (baritone) (1850-1934)
Die beiden Grenadiere - Schumann - 16/12/13 - AL7694f

Barton McGuckin (tenor) (1852-1913)
Avenging and bright - Moore - 08/03/05 - 1849e

David Bispham (Baritone) (1857-1921)
St Paul: No.18 O God have mercy upon me - Mendelssohn - 1910 - 30546-1

Lillian Nordica (soprano) (1857-1914)
Die Bekehrte - Max Stange - 19/04/10 - 30483

Ben Davies (tenor) (1858-1943)
To Mary - Maud Valérie White - 29/10/13 - AL7582f

Andrew Black (baritone) (1859-1920)
Acis and Galatea : O ruddier than the cherry - Handel - 1902 - 1901b

William Green (tenor) (1868-1920)
St Paul: No.40 Be thou faithful unto death - Mendelssohn - 1901 - 1269 nB

Luisa Tetrazzini (soprano) (1871-1940)
Rodalinda: Meco sull’ verra ì - Veracini - 20/06/14 - HO550c

Dame Clara Butt (contralto) (1872-1936)
Sosarme, Re di Medea: Rend’il sereno al ciglio - Handel - 1916 - 6775

Robert Radford (bass) (1874-1933)
Die Schöpfung: Roaming in foaming billows - Haydn - 1918 - y21020e -CD 1251

Ada Crossley (contralto) (1874-1929)
Four-leaf clover - Willeby - 30/04/03 - 2189

Agnes Nichols (soprano) (1876-1959)
Eli: I will extol thee - M. Costa - 26/10/10 - 4533f

George Lloyd
Reminiscences of Crystal Palace - 11/12/87

Sir Henry Wood, Handel Festival Choir, Orchestra and Organ 12/06/26
Messiah: No.4 And the glory of the Lord - Handel - AX 1595
Messiah: No.23 Behold the lamb of God - Handel - AX 1597
Messiah: No.28 He trusted in God - Handel - AX 1599
Messiah: No.33 Lift up your heads - Handel - A 3413/14
Messiah: No.41 Let us break their bonds - Handel - 12/06/26 - AX 1600

79 minutes