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Sir Hamilton Harty

p, 1879-1941 IE, County Down
Musician / Composer / Conductor of Classical

Sir (Herbert) Hamilton Harty (4 December 1879 – 19 February 1941) was an Irish composer, conductor, pianist and organist.After an early career as a church organist in his native Ireland, Harty moved to London at about age 20, soon becoming a well-known piano accompanist. The Musical Times called him "the prince of accompanists". As a composer he wrote throughout his career, many of his works being well received, though few are regularly performed in the 21st century.

     
Genres
  • Classical
  • Brass
Popular Tracks   
Slavonic Dance in C Major, Op. 46: NO. 1. Furiant. Presto on Smetana, Liszt, Brahms & Dvorák: The Bartered Bride, Jb 1:100 - Overture - Hungarian Rhapsody NO. 12 - Hungarian Dance NO. 5 & 6, Woo 1 - Carnival Overture, OP. 92 - Symphony NO. 9, OP. 95 - Slavonic Dance NO. 1, OP. 46 by Various Artists
Sinfonia Concertante in E-Flat Major, K. 364: I. Allegro maestoso on Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Albert Sammons, Lionel Tertis & Sir Hamilton Harty
Sinfonia Concertante in E-Flat Major, K. 364: II. Andante on Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Albert Sammons, Lionel Tertis & Sir Hamilton Harty
Sinfonia Concertante in E-Flat Major, K. 364: III. Presto on Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Albert Sammons, Lionel Tertis & Sir Hamilton Harty
21 Hungarian Dances (Orchestra), Woo 1: NO. 6. Vivace on Smetana, Liszt, Brahms & Dvorák: The Bartered Bride, Jb 1:100 - Overture - Hungarian Rhapsody NO. 12 - Hungarian Dance NO. 5 & 6, Woo 1 - Carnival Overture, OP. 92 - Symphony NO. 9, OP. 95 - Slavonic Dance NO. 1, OP. 46 by Various Artists
The Bartered Bride, Jb 1:100: Overture on Smetana, Liszt, Brahms & Dvorák: The Bartered Bride, Jb 1:100 - Overture - Hungarian Rhapsody NO. 12 - Hungarian Dance NO. 5 & 6, Woo 1 - Carnival Overture, OP. 92 - Symphony NO. 9, OP. 95 - Slavonic Dance NO. 1, OP. 46 by Various Artists
Sonata for Arpeggione and Piano in a Minor, D. 821: III. Allegretto on Schubert: Sonata for Arpeggione and Piano, D. 821 - Symphony NO. 9, D. 944 by Franz Schubert, Gaspar Cassadó, Symphony Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra & Sir Hamilton Harty
Sonata for Arpeggione and Piano in a Minor, D. 821: I. Allegro Moderato on Schubert: Sonata for Arpeggione and Piano, D. 821 - Symphony NO. 9, D. 944 by Franz Schubert, Gaspar Cassadó, Symphony Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra & Sir Hamilton Harty
Symphony NO. 9 in a Minor, D. 944: I. Andante - Allegro, Ma Non Troppo on Schubert: Sonata for Arpeggione and Piano, D. 821 - Symphony NO. 9, D. 944 by Franz Schubert, Gaspar Cassadó, Symphony Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra & Sir Hamilton Harty
Sonata for Arpeggione and Piano in a Minor, D. 821: II. Adagio on Schubert: Sonata for Arpeggione and Piano, D. 821 - Symphony NO. 9, D. 944 by Franz Schubert, Gaspar Cassadó, Symphony Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra & Sir Hamilton Harty

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Orchestral WorksJeremiah Clarke, Georg Friedrich Händel - Sir Hamilton Harty, Johann Christian Bach, Concertgebouworkest, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Eduard van Beinum2017Album
The Hallé 150th Anniversary Featuring Sibelius Symphony No.3Hallé Orchestra, Mark Elder, Sir Hamilton Harty, Sir John Barbirolli, Leslie Heward2007Album
Piano Concerto • Fantasy Scenes • Comedy OvertureSir Hamilton Harty, Peter Donohoe, Ulster Orchestra, Takuo Yuasa2006Album
A John Field Suite / The Londonderry Air / In Ireland / Suite From Handel's 'Water Music'Sir Hamilton Harty, Ulster Orchestra, Bryden Thomson2005Album
British ComposersJohn Field, Sir Hamilton Harty, John Ireland, Walter Leigh2001Compil.
An Irish Symphony ● With The Wild Geese ● In IrelandSir Hamilton Harty, Irish National Symphony Orchestra, Proinnsías Ó Duinn2000Album
Violin Concerto / Piano ConcertoSir Hamilton Harty1996Compil.
Sir Hamilton Harty Conducts BerliozSir Hamilton Harty Conducts Hector Berlioz, The London Symphony Orchestra And Hallé Orchestra1994Album
Symphony In C MajorFranz Schubert / Sir Hamilton Harty Conducting Hallé Orchestra1987Album
Music For Oboe And PianoHerbert Howells / Edmund Rubbra / Sir Hamilton Harty - Sarah Francis, Peter Dickinson1986Album
Symphony No. 1Sir William Walton - The London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Hamilton Harty1985Album
Orchestral Suites Of The British Isles = Suites Britanniques Pour OrchestreRalph Vaughan Williams / Peter Warlock / Sir Hamilton Harty - The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra • Uri Mayer1984Album
A John Field Suite - The Londonderry Air - Suite From Handel's Water Music: Arrangements For OrchestraUlster Orchestra, Sir Hamilton Harty1984Album
Piano Concerto / In Ireland / With The Wild GeeseSir Hamilton Harty - Malcolm Binns, Ulster Orchestra, Bryden Thomson1983Album
The Children Of Lir / Ode To A NightingaleSir Hamilton Harty, Heather Harper, Ulster Orchestra, Bryden Thomson1982Album
The Composers ConductFrank Bridge / Julius Harrison / Sir Hamilton Harty / Rutland Boughton1982Compil.
An Irish Symphony / A Comedy OvertureSir Hamilton Harty, Ulster Orchestra, Bryden Thomson1981Album
Violin Concerto / Variations On A Dublin AirSir Hamilton Harty - Ralph Holmes, Ulster Orchestra, Bryden Thomson1979Album
Orchestral MusicSir Hamilton Harty - Ralph Holmes, Ulster Orchestra, Bryden Thomson1979Album
A John Field Suite / Th eLondonderry Air / Handel "Water Music" SuiteSir Hamilton Harty1979Album
A Shropshire Lad / The Banks Of Green Willow / A John Field Suite / There Is A Willow Grows Aslant A Brook / Dance In The SunlightGeorge Butterworth / Sir Hamilton Harty / Frank Bridge / Arnold Bax - Neville Dilkes Conducting English Sinfonia1971Album
Water Music Suite / Royal Fireworks SuiteGeorg Friedrich Händel - Sir Hamilton Harty, George Weldon, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra1961Album
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik; 3 German Dances; Ave Verum Corpus K.618; Water Music SuiteWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Georg Friedrich Händel - Sir Hamilton Harty, Herbert von Karajan, Berliner Philharmoniker, Philharmonia Orchestra, Wiener Singverein1961Album
"Royal Fireworks" - SuiteGeorg Friedrich Händel, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Paul Kletzki Transcribed By Sir Hamilton Harty1958Single
Symphony No. 4 In B-flat Major, Opus 60Ludwig van Beethoven : Sir Hamilton Harty Conducting The Hallé Orchestra1953Album
Water Music SuiteGeorg Friedrich Händel ; The London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by, Sir Hamilton Harty1942Album
Russia – Symphonic PoemMily Balakirev, Sir Hamilton Harty, The London Philharmonic Orchestra1934Album
Handel: Concerto For Orchestra In D (With Organ)Sir Hamilton Harty Conducting The London Symphony Orchestra1934Album
Trio In A MinorWilliam Henry Squire, H.P. Draper, Sir Hamilton Harty1926Album
Water Music / Fireworks MusicGeorg Friedrich Händel - Sir Hamilton Harty, Sir Malcolm Sargent conducting the BBC Symphony OrchestraAlbum
Khovanstchina: Prelude / Flight Of The Bumble BeeSir Hamilton Harty And Hallé OrchestraAlbum
Marche Militaire / Valse TristeSir Hamilton Harty, The London Philharmonic OrchestraAlbum
Londonderry Air / KhovanchtchinaSir Hamilton HartyAlbum
Rosamunde - OvertureSir Hamilton Harty Conducting The Hallé OrchestraAlbum
The Water Music Suite / Symphony No. 35 In D Major K.385 (The 'Haffner')Georg Friedrich Händel - Sir Hamilton Harty / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Conducting The London Philharmonic OrchestraAlbum
Mazeppa: Cossack Dance / Perpetuum MobileSir Hamilton Harty And Hallé Orchestra / Willem Mengelberg And ConcertgebouworkestAlbum
Violin Concerto In D (Op. 77)Johannes Brahms - Joseph Szigeti, Hallé Orchestra, Sir Hamilton HartyAlbum
Symphonie ConcertanteAlbert Sammons, Lionel Tertis Avec The London Philharmonic Orchestra Sous La Direction De Sir Hamilton HartyAlbum
Water Music SuiteSir Hamilton Harty Conducting The London Philharmonic OrchestraAlbum
Suite In B Minor, For Flute & Strings (J. S. Bach.)Robert Murchie, Sir Hamilton HartyAlbum
George Frederic Handel: Water Music Suite; Royal Fireworks MusicSir Hamilton Harty, The London Philharmonic OrchestraAlbum
The Bartered BrideSir Hamilton Harty Conducting The London Philharmonic OrchestraAlbum
Royal Fireworks Music SuiteGeorg Friedrich Händel, Sir Hamilton Harty Conducting The London Philharmonic OrchestraAlbum
A Trumpet Voluntary (For Brass And Organ) / Solemn Melody (For Organ And Orchestra)Sir Hamilton Harty Conducting The Hallé OrchestraAlbum
Columbia Album J.2. Water Music SuiteThe London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Hamilton HartyAlbum
A.D. 1620 / First Slavonic DanceMyra Hess And Sir Hamilton HartyAlbum
Sonata In A (For Piano & Violin). In Six Parts.Sir Hamilton Harty, Arthur CatterallAlbum
The Corsair - OvertureSir Hamilton Harty And The London Philharmonic OrchestraAlbum
Les Troyens: The Royal Hunt And StormSir Hamilton Harty, Hallé OrchestraAlbum
Handel: Concerto For Orchestra In D (With Organ)Sir Hamilton Harty Conducting The London Symphony OrchestraAlbum
Cossack Dance / Perpetuum MobileSir Hamilton Harty Conducting The Hallé Orchestra / Willem Mengelberg And His ConcertgebouworkestAlbum
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