Historical Classical: Conductors

  1. NN-1004  Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra [from issued 78s]

    NN-1004 Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra [from issued 78s]

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    Mitropoulos, D / / 1941.12.07

    Dukas, P : The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Scherzo for Orchestra

    Mitropoulos, D / / 1940.12.27

    Dvorak, A : Slavonic Dance No.1 in C major, op.46/1

    Mitropoulos, D / / 1940.12.27

    Dvorak, A : Slavonic Dance No.3 in Ab major, op.46/3

    Mitropoulos, D / / 1940.12.27

    Gliere, RM : The Red Poppy; 6 : Russian Sailors' Dance

    Mitropoulos, D / / 1941.12.07

    Lully-Mottl : Temple of Peace; Minuet

    Mitropoulos, D / / ?

    Meyerbeer, G : Le Prophete; Coronation March

    Mitropoulos, D / / 1941.12.07

    Milhaud, D : Le Baeuf sur le toit, op.58

    Mitropoulos, D / / 1945.03.02

    Prokofiev, S : Symphony No.1 in D major, op.25, "Classical"

    Mitropoulos, D / / 1940.01.10

    Ravel, M : Le Tombeau de Couperin

    Mitropoulos, D / / 1941.12.06-07

    Walton, Sir W : Portsmouth Point Overture

    Mitropoulos, D / / 1946.03.10


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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. HOROWITZ AND TOSCANINI PLAY BRAHMS: UNISSUED BROADCAST PERFORMANCES

    HOROWITZ AND TOSCANINI PLAY BRAHMS: UNISSUED BROADCAST PERFORMANCES

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    Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 in Bb, Op. 83 with Vladimir Horowitz, piano (23 Oct 1948) & Syphony No. 3 in F, Op. 90 (31 Mar 1946). UPC# 0-17685-10772-6 (79:33) AAD.


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