CD Chicago Symphony Orchestra in the Twentieth Century: Collector's Choice

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Discs 10
Record Label Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Release Date 2000
Recording Year Various


Disc 1:

Richard Wagner, "Hail, Bright Abode" from Act 2 of Tannhäuser
Recorded May 27, 1933 (A Century of Progress)

Festival Chorus
Frederick Stock (conductor)

Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21
Recorded February 3, 1949

Fritz Busch (conductor)

Franz Schubert, Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759 "Unfinished"
Recorded March 13, 1958

Robert Schumann, Overture to Manfred, Op. 115
Recorded February 1, 1959 (WGN Studios)

Bruno Walter (conductor)

Jean-Philippe Rameau, Dardanus Suite (Edited by Vincent d'Indy)
Recorded February 27, 1963

Charles Munch (conductor)

Disc 2:

Richard Wagner, Prelude to Act 3 of Lohengrin
Recorded April 21, 1948

Artur Rodzinski (conductor)

Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36
Recorded October 7, 1962 (WGN Studios)

Leopold Stokowski (conductor)

Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92
Recorded March 22-24, 1979

János Ferencsik (conductor)

Disc 3:

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36
Recorded November 21, 1957

Fritz Reiner (conductor)

Sergei Prokofiev, Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 44
Recorded April 8-11, 1976

Kirill Kondrashin (conductor)

Disc 4:

Anton Bruckner, Symphony No. 7 in E major: I. Allegro moderato
Recorded April 7, 1963

Paul Hindemith (conductor)

Richard Strauss, Der Bürger als Edelmann Suite, Op. 60
Recorded November 13, 1960 (WGN Studios)

Hans Rosbaud (conductor)

Gustav Mahler, Symphony No. 3 in D minor, Part I
Recorded March 23-25, 1967

Jean Martinon (conductor)

Disc 5:

Gustav Mahler, Symphony No. 3 in D minor, Part II
Recorded March 23-25, 1967

Regina Resnik (mezzo-soprano)
Women of the Chicago Symphony Chorus, Margaret Hillis (director)
Chicago Children's Choir, Christopher Moore (director)
Jean Martinon (conductor)

Ralph Shapey, Rituals for Symphony Orchestra
Recorded May 12-13, 1966

Ralph Shapey (conductor)

Disc 6:

Richard Wanger, Prelude to Act 3 of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Recorded January 1, 1961 (Medinah Temple)

Pierre Monteux (conductor)

Anton Bruckner, Symphony No. 7 in E major
Recorded May 31 and June 2, 1984

Klaus Tennstedt (conductor)

Disc 7:

Ralph Vaughan Williams, Symphony No. 2 "A London Symphony"
Recorded July 6, 1967 (Ravinia Festival)

Sir Malcolm Sargent (conductor)

Aaron Copland, Preamble for a Solemn Occasion
Recorded June 27, 1968 (Ravinia Festival)

Marian Anderson (narrator)
Seiji Ozawa (conductor)

William Schuman, Symphony No. 3
Recorded February 6-8, 1986

Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

Disc 8:

Georges Bizet, Patrie Overture, Op. 19
Recorded January 22, 1947

Désiré Defauw (conductor)

Claude Debussy, Six Antique Epigraphs (Orchestrated by Ernest Ansermet)
Recorded January 25-26, 1968

Ernest Ansermet (conductor)

Claude Debussy, Preludes and Interludes from Pelleas and Melisande (Arranged by Erich Leinsdorf)
Recorded November 26 and 29, 1986

Erich Leinsdorf (conductor)

Aaron Copland, Suite from Billy the Kid
Recorded July 4, 1981 (Ravinia Festival)

James Levine (conductor)

Disc 9:

Albert Roussel, Symphony No. 3 in G minor, Op. 42
Recorded February 16-18, 1967

Charles Munch (conductor)

John Corigliano, Campane di Ravello
Recorded October 9, 1987

Kenneth Jean (conductor)

Béla Bartók, Two Portraits, Op. 5
Recorded September 24-26, 1987

Samuel Magad (violin)
Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

Elliott Carter, Variations for Orchestra
Recorded January 26, 1982 (Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California)

Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

Ferruccio Busoni, Lustspiel Overture
Recorded January 4, 1996

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Disc 10:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Overture to The Abduction from the Seraglio, K. 384 (Arranged by Ferruccio Busoni)
Recorded February 8, 1996

Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Selections from Divertimento No. 11 in D major, K. 251
Recorded March 2-3, 1967

Ray Still (oboe)
Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor)

Ludwig van Beethoven, Christ on the Mount of Olives, Op. 85
Recorded February 15-16, 1996

Laura Aikin (soprano)
Ben Heppner (tenor)
René Pape (bass)
Chicago Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe (director)
Daniel Barenboim (conductor)