Hugh Macdonald

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Hugh Macdonald (born 31 Jan. 1940, Newbury, Berkshire) is an English musicologist chiefly known for his work within the music of the 19th century, especially in France. He has been general editor of the Hector Berlioz: New Edition of the Complete Works since its inception in 1967 and has been particularly active in the revival of interest in Berlioz's music.

He is well-known for translating operas into English from German, French and Italian. Macdonald is an accomplished pianist and plays violin, viola and harpsichord and has conducted orchestras and choruses in Europe.
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CMG-1125 Hugh Macdonald - Folio album art The New Swingle Singers The New Swingle Singers - Folio (Album) MMG (2) CMG-1125 USA & Canada 1980 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

416 955-2 Hugh Macdonald - Benvenuto Cellini album art Berlioz*, Gedda*, Eda-Pierre*, Bastin*, Berbié*, Soyer*, Massard*, Chorus Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis Berlioz*, Gedda*, Eda-Pierre*, Bastin*, Berbié*, Soyer*, Massard*, Chorus Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis - Benvenuto Cellini(3xCD, RE, RM + Box, Sli) Philips 416 955-2 Europe 1988 Sell This Version
8.553702 Hugh Macdonald - Alkan: Complete Works for Piano and Orchestra album art Alkan* - Dmitry Feofanov, Razumovsky Symphony Orchestra, Robert Stankovsky Andante con moto Alkan* - Dmitry Feofanov, Razumovsky Symphony Orchestra, Robert Stankovsky - Alkan: Complete Works for Piano and Orchestra (Album) Naxos 8.553702 Germany 1998 Sell This Version
CHAN 10770 Hugh Macdonald - British Violine Sonatas Volume One album art Walton* / Ferguson* / Britten*, Tasmin Little, Piers Lane Sonata (1947 – 49) For Violin And Piano and 1 more… Walton* / Ferguson* / Britten*, Tasmin Little, Piers Lane - British Violine Sonatas Volume One(CD, Album) Chandos CHAN 10770 Europe 2013 Sell This Version

Production

S CBS 83458 Hugh Macdonald - No Time To Talk album art Swingle II Swingle II - No Time To Talk (Album, Comp) CBS S CBS 83458 UK 1979 Sell This Version
INT 161.530 Hugh Macdonald - Back To Swing album art Swingle Singers* Swingle Singers* - Back To Swing(LP, Album) AVES INT 161.530 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
CMG-1125 Hugh Macdonald - Folio album art The New Swingle Singers The New Swingle Singers - Folio (Album) MMG (2) CMG-1125 USA & Canada 1980 Sell This Version
CDA66452 Hugh Macdonald - Piano Concerto In A Minor Op 17 / Piano Concerto In E Major Op 59 album art Paderewski* / Moszkowski* - Piers Lane, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Jerzy Maksymiuk Paderewski* / Moszkowski* - Piers Lane, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Jerzy Maksymiuk - Piano Concerto In A Minor Op 17 / Piano Concerto In E Major Op 59 (Album) Hyperion CDA66452 UK 1991 Sell This Version
CDA66567 Hugh Macdonald - The Concertos For 2 Pianos album art Mendelssohn* - Stephen Coombs, Ian Munro (3), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Jerzy Maksymiuk Mendelssohn* - Stephen Coombs, Ian Munro (3), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Jerzy Maksymiuk - The Concertos For 2 Pianos (Album) Hyperion CDA66567 UK 1992 Sell This Version
BBCMM 39, BBCMM 139 Hugh Macdonald - Symphony No. 2 / Symphony No. 2 album art Sibelius*, Jerzy Maksymiuk / Walton*, Martyn Brabbins, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Sibelius*, Jerzy Maksymiuk / Walton*, Martyn Brabbins, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra - Symphony No. 2 / Symphony No. 2 (Album, Comp) BBC Music, BBC Music BBCMM 39, BBCMM 139 UK 1995 Sell This Version
CDA66803 Hugh Macdonald - Briséïs, Ou Les Amants De Corinthe album art Chabrier*, Ossonce*, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Rodgers*, Padmore*, Keenlyside*, George*, Scottish Opera Chorus Chabrier*, Ossonce*, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Rodgers*, Padmore*, Keenlyside*, George*, Scottish Opera Chorus - Briséïs, Ou Les Amants De Corinthe(CD) Hyperion CDA66803 UK 1995 Sell This Version
NMC D023 Hugh Macdonald - Piano Concerto / Symphony In One Movement album art Alexander Goehr, Peter Serkin, London Sinfonietta / Oliver Knussen, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Richard Bernas Symphony In One Movement opus 29 Alexander Goehr, Peter Serkin, London Sinfonietta / Oliver Knussen, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Richard Bernas - Piano Concerto / Symphony In One Movement(CD, Album) NMC (3) NMC D023 UK 1995 Sell This Version
999 541-2 Hugh Macdonald - Symphonies 1 & 4 • Night Music • Overture To A Drama album art Humphrey Searle, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Alun Francis Humphrey Searle, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Alun Francis - Symphonies 1 & 4 • Night Music • Overture To A Drama(CD, Album) cpo 999 541-2 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
777 131-2 Hugh Macdonald - Complete Symphonies album art Humphrey SearleBBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Alun Francis Humphrey SearleBBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Alun Francis - Complete Symphonies(2xCD, Comp, RE) cpo 777 131-2 Germany 2005 Sell This Version
BBC MM264 Hugh Macdonald - Symphony No.1 / Kleine Sinfonie / Faust Overture album art Brahms*, Eisler*, Schumann* Brahms*, Eisler*, Schumann* - Symphony No.1 / Kleine Sinfonie / Faust Overture(CD) BBC Music Magazine BBC MM264 UK 2006 Sell This Version
CDA68208 Hugh Macdonald - Violin Concerto ∙ Dance Suite For Orchestra And Piano ∙ Preludes From The True Edge Of The Great World album art Chisholm*, Matthew TruslerDanny Driver, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins Chisholm*, Matthew TruslerDanny Driver, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins - Violin Concerto ∙ Dance Suite For Orchestra And Piano ∙ Preludes From The True Edge Of The Great World(CD, Album) Hyperion CDA68208 Europe 2017 Sell This Version

Technical

none Hugh Macdonald - Chameleon album art The New Swingle Singers The New Swingle Singers - Chameleon(Cass, Album) Not On Label (The New Swingle Singers Self-released) none UK 1984 Sell This Version

Acting, Literary & Spoken

SOL 256-7 Hugh Macdonald - Beatrice Et Benedict album art Hector Berlioz - The London Symphony Orchestra - Colin Davis* Hector Berlioz - The London Symphony Orchestra - Colin Davis* - Beatrice Et Benedict (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre SOL 256-7 UK 1963 Sell This Version
CSA 2101, CS 6568, CS.6575 Hugh Macdonald - Symphonie Fantastique / Le Corsaire Overture / / Rehearsing Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique album art Berlioz*, Ernest Ansermet, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande Berlioz*, Ernest Ansermet, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande - Symphonie Fantastique / Le Corsaire Overture / / Rehearsing Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique London Records, London Records, London Records CSA 2101, CS 6568, CS.6575 US 1968 Sell This Version
SET 370-1 Hugh Macdonald - A Faust Symphony - Two Episodes From Lenau's Faust album art Liszt* - L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande, Werner Krenn, Le Chœur Pro Arte De Lausanne*, Ansermet* Liszt* - L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande, Werner Krenn, Le Chœur Pro Arte De Lausanne*, Ansermet* - A Faust Symphony - Two Episodes From Lenau's Faust(2xLP + Box) Decca SET 370-1 UK 1968 Sell This Version
SXL 6343, SXL.6343 Hugh Macdonald - Symphonie Fantastique / Le Corsaire - Overture album art Berlioz*, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande, Ansermet* Berlioz*, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande, Ansermet* - Symphonie Fantastique / Le Corsaire - Overture Decca, Decca SXL 6343, SXL.6343 UK 1968 Sell This Version
SOL 305 Hugh Macdonald - Irlande (Neuf Mélodies) Op. 2 / Le Trébuchet / La Mort D'Ophélie / Chant De La Fête De Pâques album art Berlioz* - April Cantelo, Helen Watts, Robert Tear, Richard Salter (2), Viola Tunnard, Monteverdi Choir* · Gardiner* Berlioz* - April Cantelo, Helen Watts, Robert Tear, Richard Salter (2), Viola Tunnard, Monteverdi Choir* · Gardiner* - Irlande (Neuf Mélodies) Op. 2 / Le Trébuchet / La Mort D'Ophélie / Chant De La Fête De Pâques (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre SOL 305 UK 1968 Sell This Version
ZRG 635 Hugh Macdonald - Songs For Chorus album art Berlioz* - Heinrich Schutz Choir & Chorale*, Ryland Davies, Roger Norrington Berlioz* - Heinrich Schutz Choir & Chorale*, Ryland Davies, Roger Norrington - Songs For Chorus(LP) Argo (2) ZRG 635 UK 1969 Sell This Version
SOL 322 Hugh Macdonald - Béatrice Et Bénédict / L'Enfance Du Christ album art Berlioz*, Colin Davis* Berlioz*, Colin Davis* - Béatrice Et Bénédict / L'Enfance Du Christ(LP, Comp) L'Oiseau-Lyre SOL 322 UK 1971 Sell This Version
STS15423 Hugh Macdonald - Symphony Fantastique album art Berlioz* / Pierre Monteux / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra* Berlioz* / Pierre Monteux / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra* - Symphony Fantastique London Records STS15423 US 1972 Sell This Version