'Triple Fantasy' by Walter Beckett

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'Triple Fantasy' by Walter Beckett was performed at the Gaiety Prom on the 7th November 1954 by the Orchestra, led by Renzo Marchionni and conducted by Milan Horvat.

  • Title
    Series of Promenade Concerts at the Gaiety Theatre
  • 1st Broadcast
    22/04/1955
  • Contributor
    Walter Beckett (Composer)
    Radio Éireann Symphony Orchestra
    Renzo Marchionni (Leader)
    Milan Horvat (Conductor)
  • Clip Duration
    00:09:19
  • Material Type
    Audio
  • Clip title
    'Triple Fantasy' by Walter Beckett
  • Extended description

    Radio Éireann Symphony Orchestra performed the first concert in the Promenade Concert series at the Gaiety Theatre on 11 January 1953.

    'Triple Fantasy' by Walter Beckett was performed at the Gaiety Prom on the 7th November 1954 by the Orchestra, led by Renzo Marchionni and conducted by Milan Horvat.

    Other Gaiety Prom performances featured conductors Pierre Michel Le Comte, Lieutenant-Colonel J.M. Doyle, Winifrid Zillig, Milan Horvat and soloists Charles Lynch, James Johnson, Francois d'Albert, Gwen Catley, Jaroslav Janacek and France Ellegaard. 

  • Information

    RTÉ Archives would like to thank Hilda J. Beckett for granting permission for the use of Triple Fantasy on this website.

    The photograph accompanying shows the exterior of the Gaiety Theatre in 1974 © RTÉ Stills Library 0850/016.

    For further information on the Gaiety Prom Concert series read Larry Morrow's 'Sunday Night at the Gaiety' article, which was first published in the 'Radio Eireann Handbook 1955' and is available in the related links below.

  • Local keywords
    Music, Walter Beckett, Gaiety Theatre Prom, Radio Éireann Symphony Orchestra, Renzo Marchionni, Milan Horvat, RTÉ, Broadcasting, Radio, 1950s
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    The Media
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    Radio Éireann
  • Production year
    1954
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    BB013769
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    whole
  • Item sound
    Mono
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