Damian’s 78s (and a few early LPs)
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Leslie Heward was a much respected figure in British musical life. He looked set to take over the conductorship of the Hallé Orchestra, but his early death denied this opportunity.
Puccini - La Boheme - Your Tiny Hand is FrozenBizet - Carmen - The Flower SongOrchestra, Leslie Heward (Puccini), Julian Clifford (Bizet)Frank Titterton, tenor
Puccini - La Boheme - Your tiny hand is frozen - TittertonBizet - Carmen - Flower Song - Titterton
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Broadcast Twelve 5062Matrices L 072, L 094 (5062A X, 5062B)Recorded c 1929Plays at about 77.4rpm. This record is very worn and scratched, particularly at the start of each side.
Johann Strauss II – Die Fledermaus – OvertureHallé Orchestra, Leslie Heward
Columbia DX1065Matrices CAX 8993-2, 8994-2Recorded 1941-2