George Weldon - City Of Birmingham Orchestra - DX. 8249
George Weldon (5 June 1908, Chichester, England – 17 August 1963, South Africa) was an English conductor.Weldon was the son of Major F H Weldon of the Sherwood Foresters. He was educated at Sherborne School and the Royal College of Music. He studied conducting with Malcolm Sargent and Aylmer Buesst. In 1943, at 36 years of age, he became the conductor of the City of Birmingham Orchestra in succession to Leslie Heward. He was dismissed in 1950, following unsubstantiated rumours that he was having an affair with Ruth Gipps, choirmaster of the Birmingham orchestra's chorus. It was announced that Weldon would be replaced by Rudolf Schwarz; according to Gipps, Weldon resigned before he could be dismissed.
|Title||George Weldon - City Of Birmingham Orchestra - DX. 8249|
|Manufacture||Columbia Gramophone Co. Ltd.|
|Serial No.||DX. 8249|
|Artist - 1||George Weldon|
|Instrument - 1||Orchestra|
|Side1 - Song1||Symphony No. 3 In F (Dvorak -Op - (76) Third Movment Allegro Sxcherzando (Conclusion)|
|Side2 - Song1||Symphony No. 3 In F (Dvorak -Op - (76) (A) Second Mov- Andante Con Moto (Conclusion) (B) Third Mov - Allegro Scherzando (First Part)|
George Weldon - City Of Birmingham Orchestra - DX. 8249 - 78 RPM
- Brand: Columbia Gramophone Co. Ltd.
- Product Code: DX. 8249
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