Handel (arr. W[illiam] G[illies] Whittaker): Alcina Suite

Dream Music — Ballet Music — Entrance and Tamburino

Dream sequence: [1. Entrée des rêves agréables / Entrance of the Agreeable Dreams — 2. Entrée des rëves manaçant / Entrance of the Menacing Dreams — 3. Entrance of the Agreeable Frightened Dreams — 4. Combats des rëves heureux et des rëves tristes / Combat of the Dreams, Sad and Agreeable. English titles from LP.]

Felix Weingartner, conductor

DESCRIPTION: 2 discs, 78 rpm, 12 in.

NOTES: Recorded 21 July 1939, Th. des Champs-Elysées. Matrix nos. CLX 2189, 2190, 2191, 2192. Duration of "Musique de sommeil" (from CD): 07:21.

  • Columbia fr. LX 918­919
    • = Columbia LFK 740 (d. l. 1 September 1947)
    • = Columbia set 164
    • As LP in The Art of Felix Weingartner (Tristan act III prelude; Tannhäuser act III prelude; Marche troyenne; Wine, Women, and Song; Alcina suite; Rienzi overture, all q. v.; [also works of Beethoven, Liszt, Strauss, Jr., and Brahms / LSO, British SO, and Vienna PO]): His Master's Voice HLM 7072-74 (RLS 717) (3 LPs).
    • Dream music as CD in L'Héritage de Felix Weingartner, vol. 4: LYS 096, tr. 1. 1996.

INDEX: 39~090