Category Archives: Van Beinum

Van Beinum, Part 5. Polydor & Decca 78s. Bizet, Reger, Elgar

With this post, I’ve temporarily exhausted the supply of van Beinum 78s at my disposal. I’m still hunting for a few items, so hopefully I’ll have something new in the summer months. Meanwhile, the Bizet recording has not been reissued … Continue reading

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Van Beinum, Part 5. Haydn Sym. 101, Sibelius Sym. 5 (live)

Here a couple of live performances conducted by Eduard van Beinum that have fallen through the cracks for one reason or another. Both of these were issued in 1982 on lp by Past Masters in a set of live recordings … Continue reading

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Van Beinum, Part 4. Decca 78s

Continuing with my series of recordings conducted by Eduard van Beinum, here are a number of Decca 78 rpm recordings that I have transfered. There have been sporadic reissues of a few of these, but they are certainly not among … Continue reading

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Van Beinum Part 3. Handel Suites, Mozart Symphony No. 33, Schubert Rosamunde excerpts

Continuing with more Decca recordings conducted by Eduard van Beinum, this Mozart is the flip side of the Haydn 94th available from Australian Eloquence on a CD coupled with the Haydn 96th & 97th Symphonies. If anyone has this lp, … Continue reading

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Van Beinum, Part 2. Schubert Symphony No. 5 & Beethoven Overtures

As promised, here are more of Eduard van Beinum’s Decca recordings. The Schubert was originally issued on 78rpm, but this copy is from an early Decca Lp issue. There was a cd release of this recording on Dutton, but it’s … Continue reading

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Van Beinum Live. Beethoven, Rimsky-Korsakov (COA)

Here is the first of several posts of recordings by Eduard van Beinum that are not currently available. I had forgotten about this Scheherazade, issued only on this lp, if I’m not mistaken. It’s a rip-snorting performance, bursting with vitality, … Continue reading

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