Historical Classical: Conductors

  1. NN-1011 Massenet J: Scenes Alsaciennes

    NN-1011 Massenet J: Scenes Alsaciennes

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    Mitropoulos, D / Minnesota Orch. / 1946.03.11 MM723; ML-2074

    Poulenc, F: Concerto in d for 2 pianos (Whittemore & Lowe)

    Mitropoulos, D / Minnesota Orch. / 1947.12.15 RCA LM-1048; DM-1245

    Vaughan-Williams, R: Tallis Fantasia 1945.03.02 MX-300; ML-4196

    Four Intermezzi / Minnesota Orch. /1946.07.26 MX-317; ML-2053

    Puccini: Intermezzo fr. Manon Lescaut

    Mascagni: Intermezzo from Cav. Rusticana

    Wolf-Ferrari: Intermezzo fr. Jewels of the Madonna I

    Wolf-Ferrari: Intermezzo fr. Jewels of the Madonna II

    Leoncavallo, R: Pagliacci: Intermezzo /NY live/ 1959.01.03 [unissued]

    Farewell to the Minneapolis Symphony / 1949.03.18 [unissued]


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  2. TOSCANINI CONDUCTS VERDI: REQUIEM MASS & TE DEUM

    TOSCANINI CONDUCTS VERDI: REQUIEM MASS & TE DEUM

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    Verdi: Requiem Mass, with NBC Symphony, Zinka Milanov, Soprano; Bruna Castagna, Mezzo; Jussi Björling, Tenor; Nicola Moscona, Bass; and Te Deum, with Westminster Choir and NBC Symphony, both performed on 23 November 1940 in Carnegie Hall. CD 1: 56:58; CD2: 42:52. Sound restoration (2012) by Kit Higginson; liner notes by Harvey Sachs. [AAD] UPC # 0-17685-12692-5. Special offer: 2 CDs priced as one!

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  3. RICHARD WAGNER: PARSIFAL: ACT III. Hans Knappertsbusch, conductor.

    RICHARD WAGNER: PARSIFAL: ACT III. Hans Knappertsbusch, conductor.

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    Broadcast Studio Production (Berlin, RRG, 31 March 1942) with Elsa Larcén (soprano) as Kundry, Karl Hartmann (tenor) as Parsifal, Hans Wocke (baritone) or Hans Reinmar (baritone) as Amfortas, and Ludwig Weber (basso) as Gurnemanz; Chor des Deutschen Opernhauses Berlin and Orchester des Deutschen Opernhauses Berlin, conducted by Hans Knappertsbusch. 76:35 (A co-production with Deutsches Rundfunkarchiv). UPC # 0-17685-10672-9.


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  4. BRUNO WALTER: THE COMPLETE NEW YORK CONCERT OF 15 FEB. 1948

    BRUNO WALTER: THE COMPLETE NEW YORK CONCERT OF 15 FEB. 1948

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    DVORAK: Symphony No. 8 in G, Op. 88; MENDELSSOHN: Hebrides Overture; HINDEMITH: Symphonia Serena (1947). A previously unreleased performance with the Philharmonic-Symph.

    UPC #0-17685-47142-1


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