Sir Thomas Beecham http://whqr.org en Music Review: Beecham Conducting Delius Makes me Doze http://whqr.org/post/music-review-beecham-conducting-delius-makes-me-doze <p>Sir Thomas Beecham, a great British conductor who celebrated unknown composers, preforms in this re-mastered album fifty years after his death.&nbsp; Beecham is known for founding four symphony orchestras, and this six-disc collection is recorded with his last orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic.&nbsp;</p><p>Five out of the six discs feature music composed by Delius, whose style is unique and recognizable.&nbsp; Most of his orchestral works are slow, flowing string pieces with little dynamic contrast.</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Elise Seifert 20996 at http://whqr.org Music Review: Beecham Conducting Delius Makes me Doze