Sir Alexander C Mackenzie (22nd August 1847 – 28th April 1935), the Scottish composer, made 4 acoustic sides with the Royal Albert Hall Orchestra for the Gramophone Company, on 17th September 1916: London Day by Day: Under the clock; Colomba: Saltarello; The Little Minister – Overture; The Cricket on the Hearth, Overture. All received initial single side issues, then double sided with the first two issued together, the third backing Nikisch’s Figaro Overture, and the last coupled with Stanford conducting. These Columbias were his 2nd and final visit to the recording studio.
Mackenzie – Britannia Overture
New Queen’s Hall Light Orchestra
Columbia 9338 (reissue of L1715)
Matrices WAX 1204-2, WAX 1205-2
Recorded 15th December 1925
Mackenzie – Overture to The Little Minister
New Queen’s Hall Light Orchestra
Columbia 9339 (reissue of L1743)
Matrices WAX 1202-2, WAX 1203-1
Recorded 15th December 1925