Human Rights Day Concert - Paris 1951

Human Rights Day Concert - Paris 1951
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ORIGINAL 10-Dec-1951 01:28:42
This program pays tribute to the third anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights by taking the listener on an audio tour of performances from major cities around the world starting at the Palais de Chaillot, Paris in 1951. FOR LISTENING PURPOSES ONLY.
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Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 3 played by the Danish Radio Orchestra; conducted by Eric Tuxen.
“Hymn to the Sun” from opera “Iris” by Pietro Mascagni, featuring the La Scala Orchestra and Chorus of Milan; conducted by Victor Da Sabata.
Fourth movement “Ode to Joy” from Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony performed by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and the chorus of the Gesellshaft der Musikfreunde; conducted by Wilhelm Furtwaengler, with soloists Irmgaard Seefried, Rosette Anday, Julius Patzak and Otto Edelmann.
Florent Schmitt’s "Psaume" (Psalm 47) with Desire-Emile Inghelbrecht conducting the chorus and orchestra of the French National Broadcasting System. Soloists are soprano Genevieve Moizan and organist Jeanne Baudry-Godard.
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2152216, 2153194
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2152216