Sound Beam currently features two recordings in tribute to the great
Australian conductor, Sir Charles Mackerras, who recently passed away, aged 84.
They include works by composers he was often associated with,
including Gilbert & Sullivan and Czech composer, Leos Janacek.

Telarc, c1993

Telarc, c1993

This CD of The Pirates of Penzance, has Sir Charles conducting the Welsh National Opera
performing one of the most popular G & S operas. 

Decca, 2005

Decca, 2005

Sir Charles Mackerras conducts Delius, Dvorak, Elgar, Suk, Vorisek, is a 3 CD recording
featuring some of Europes finest orchestras and choirs.  Overture – Zarlivost by Janacek
is also included. 

Sound Beam is a regular program highlighting recorded music from the Arts
audio-visual collection.  It is accessible through headphones at selected workstations
in the Arts Reading Room.

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