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Sir Hamilton Harty

Frank Byrne
Sir Hamilton Harty.

Sir Hamilton Harty was a remarkable conductor and composer and one of Ireland's most gifted musicians. We'll hear the impressive results he achieved from the podium in addition to two of his own compositions, including a dramatic tone poem that honors soldiers of the past.

Compositions and Recordings

Overture to Abu Hassan, Carl Maria Von Weber
Sir Hamilton Harty, Halle Orchestra

Overture to Beatrice and Benedict, Hector Berlioz
Sir Hamilton Harty, London Philharmonic

Overture to Music for the Royal Fireworks, George Frideric Handel
George Szell, London Symphony Orchestra

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
Leah Sosland is an intern for 91.9 Classical KC.