CD Leopold Stokowski: The Stereo Collection (1954-1975)

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Discs 14
Record Label RCA Red Seal
Release Date 2012

Contents:

Disc 1:

Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55 "Eroica"

Ludwig van Beethoven, Coriolan Overture, Op. 62

London Symphony Orchestra

Johannes Brahms, Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80

New Philharmonia Orchestra

Disc 2:

Dmitri Shostakovich, Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 54

Dmitri Shostakovich, The Age of Gold, Ballet Suite, Op. 22a

Aram Khatchaturian, Symphony No. 3 in C Major, "Symphony-Poem"

Mary Sauer (organ)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Disc 3:

Gian Carlo Menotti, Sebastian, Ballet Suite

Sergei Prokofiev, Selections from Romeo and Juliet

Members of the NBC Symphony Orchestra

Disc 4:

Richard Wagner, Die Walküre, The Ride of the Valkyries

Richard Wagner, Tristan und Isolde, Prelude to Act III

Richard Wagner, Das Rheingold, Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla

Richard Wagner, Selections from Tannhäuser

Symphony of the Air

Richard Wagner, Rienzi, Overture

Richard Wagner, Die Walküre, Magic Fire Music

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Disc 5:

Richard Wagner, Selections from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Richard Wagner, Selections from Tristan und Isolde

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Richard Wagner, Selections from Gotterdammerung

London Symphony Orchestra

Disc 6:

Ludwig van Beethoven, 6 Sacred Songs: "The Heavens are Telling" (Die Ehre Gottes aus der Natur), Op. 48, No. 4

Traditional, "Deep River"

George Frideric Handel, Largo from Xerxes (Ombra mai fu)

Engelbert Humperdinck, Evening Prayer from Hansel and Gretel

Johann Sebastian Bach, "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring"

Sergei Rachmaninoff, Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14

Traditional, "Praise God from Whom all Blessings Flow"

Richard Wagner, Pilgrim's Chorus from Tannhäuser

Johann Sebastian Bach, "Sheep May Safely Graze"

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, "Pater noster"

Christoph Willibald Gluck, "O Saviour, Hear Me"

Norman Luboff Choir
New Symphony Orchestra of London

George Frideric Handel, Water Music

RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

Disc 7:

Joseph Canteloube, Chants d'Auvergne

Heitor Villa-Lobos, Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5, W389-391

Sergei Rachmaninoff, Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14

Anna Moffo (soprano)
American Symphony Orchestra

Disc 8:

Antonín Dvorák, Symphony No.9 in E minor, Op. 95 "From the New World"

New Philharmonia Orchestra

Bedrich Smetana, The Moldau from Ma vlast

Bedrich Smetana, The Bartered Bride Overture

RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

Disc 9:

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique"

London Symphony Orchestra

George Enescu, Romanian Rhapsody No. 1 in A Major, Op. 11, No. 1

Franz Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C minor

RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

Disc 10:

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, Op. 35

Erich Gruenberg (violin)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian Easter Overture, Op. 36

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Disc 11:

Johann Sebastian Bach, Transcriptions by Leopold Stokowski

London Symphony Orchestra

George Frideric Handel, Music for the Royal Fireworks

RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

Disc 12:

Johannes Brahms, Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98

New Philharmonia Orchestra

Gustav Mahler, Symphony No. 2 in C minor, "Resurrection" (Mvmt. 1)

Disc 13:

Gustav Mahler, Symphony No. 2 in C minor, "Resurrection" (Mvmt. 2-5)

Margaret Price (soprano)
Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo-soprano)

London Symphony Chorus, Arthur Oldham (chorus master)
London Symphony Orchestra

Disc 14:

Leopold Stokowski in rehearsal with the London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and members of the NBC Symphony Orchestra

Leopold Stokowski (conductor)