Hoffnung* ‎– The Hoffnung Astronautical Music Festival 1961

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Angel Records ‎– 35828
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A1a Introductory Music Played In The Foyer
Composed By – Francis BainesPerformer – Six Trumpets, Six Trombones And Four Percussion Of The Royal Military School Of Music*
A1b Festival Anthem
Composed By – Francis BainesConductor – Norman Del MarPerformer – Festival Choral Society, The Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra, The Trumpeters Of The Royal Military School Of Music*
A2 Overture, Leonora No. 4
Composed By – Beethoven*Conductor – Norman Del MarOrgan – Lionel SalterPerformer – The Happy Wanderers, The Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra, The Trumpeters Of The Royal Military School Of Music*
A3 Duet From The Comic Opera "The Barber Of Darmstadt"
Bass Vocals [Herr Knochen] – Owen BranniganComposed By – Bruno Heinz JajaConductor – Humphrey SearlePerformer – The Hoffnung Festival Choral Society, The Hoffnung Symphony OrchestraTenor Vocals [Der Redepartner] – John AmisTranslated By [German Libretto] – William Mann
A4 Ballad Of County Down, Mostly In D Major
Composed By – Francis ChagrinConductor – Francis ChagrinPerformer – The Hoffnung Symphony OrchestraVoice [Speaker] – Forbes Robinson
B1 Excerpt From "Belshazzar's Feast"
Composed By – William Walton*Conductor – William Walton*Performer – The Hoffnung Festival Choral Society, The Hoffnung Symphony OrchestraSoloist – Owen BranniganVoice [Speaker] – C.B.E., T. E. Bean*
B2 Horrortorio
Bass Vocals [Count Dracula] – John Frost (2)Composed By – Joseph HorovitzConductor – Joseph HorovitzContralto Vocals [Dowager Baroness Frankenstein] – Pamela BowdenHarpsichord – Lionel SalterPerformer – The Hoffnung Festival Choral Society, The Hoffnung Symphony OrchestraSoprano Vocals [Dracula's Daughter] – April CanteloTenor Vocals [Edgar Allan Poe] – Stephen MantonTenor Vocals [Frankenstein's Son] – Stephen MantonWords By – Alistair Sampson
B3 Mobile For Seven Orchestras
Composed By – Lawrence LeonardConductor – Lawrence LeonardOrgan – Lionel SalterPerformer – The Hoffnung Festival Choral Society, The Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra, The Trumpeters Of The Royal Military School Of Music*

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An evening of extravagent symphonic caricature
Presented by Harold Holt Ltd. at Royal Festival Hall (London), November 28, 1961.
Recorded in England
Manufactured in U.S.A.
Includes 4-page insert.
Back cover is blank (brown).

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  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): XAX-X-2260-D2 *
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): XAX-X-2261-D3 *

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