Chausson* / Honegger* ; Paris Conservatoire Orchestra*, Robert F. Denzler* ‎– Symphony In B Flat / Symphony No. 3

Decca ‎– ECS 640, Decca ‎– ECS.640
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Symphony In B Flat Major, Op. 20
Composed By – Chausson*
A1 1st Movement : Lent - Allegro Vivo
A2 2nd Movement : Très Lent
A3 3rd Movement : Animé
Symphony No. 3 'Symphonie Liturgique'
Composed By – Honegger*
B1 1st Movement : 'Dies Irae' (Allegro Marcato)
B2 2nd Movement : 'De Profundis' (Adagio)
B3 3rd Movement : 'Dona Nobis Pacem' (Andante)

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- Maroon background / silver text / Decca Eclipse logo at 12 o'clock
- Catalog Number: ECS.640
- ℗ 1956 on both labels at 3 o'clock position.
- Decca Music Notes logo on Side A1 label only at 9 o'clock ('Britico' instead on Side B)
- "MADE IN ENGLAND BY THE DECCA RECORD CO. LTD." (on both labels at 12 o'clock)

- Catalog Number: ECS.640
- Cover picture: Pavey Ark Summit, Westmorland (Lake District)
- Sleeve notes in English only (uncredited)
- © 1972, The Decca Record Company Limited, London
- Sleeve printed in England by Robert Stace
- Laminated with 'Clarifoil' made by British Celanese Limited

Other Information:
- Chausson Symphony recorded on 14th to 16th May 1956 at La Maison de la Mutualité, Paris
- Chausson Symphony first released in the UK in mono only in August 1957 on Decca LXT 5244

- Honegger Symphony #3 recorded on 15th & 16th June 1955 at La Maison de la Mutualité, Paris
- Honegger Symphony #3 first released in the UK in mono only in February 1956 on Decca LXT 5118

- This Decca Eclipse LP features the first release of the original stereo recordings (they are not electronic stereo)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout [stamped]): ZAL-10942-1W C JT 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout [stamped]): ZAL-10943-1W C JT 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): ZAL.10942
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): ZAL.10943
  • Rights Society (Side B Label [Honegger]): Britico