I’ve been busy tidying up the site, so haven’t done much transfer work recently. But, finally to welcome March, yet more acoustic recordings by Eugene Goossens, all with the London Symphony Orchestra.

Wolf-Ferrari – Il Segreto di Susanna – Overture
Sibelius – Scènes Historiques No.3 – Festivo
Columbia 908
Matrices 75139-1, 75148-1 (4048, 4057)
Recorded 5th, 7th July 1922, Columbia’s Petty France Studio, London
London Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Goossens

Auber – Crown Diamonds – Overture
Columbia 918
Matrices 75141-1, 75142-1 (4050, 4051)
Recorded 5th July 1922, Columbia’s Petty France Studio, London
London Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Goossens

Delibes – Le Roi l’a Dit – Overture
Columbia 923
Matrices 75137-1, 75138-1 (4046, 4047)
Recorded 5th July 1922, Columbia’s Petty France Studio, London
London Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Goossens

Mediafire link for Wolf-Ferrari, Sibelius, Auber, Delibes – LSO, Goossens

(These are zip files – left click the link, download the files, then unzip when downloaded)

The Sibelius work is a premier recording, and was in fact the only acoustic recording of this work. It has several small cuts, removing bars 7-10, 5 after D to 9 before E, 13 after F to H, 7 after I to 6 before L.