Historical Classical: Conductors

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  1. FURTWÄNGLER: WEBER & SCHUBERT

    FURTWÄNGLER: WEBER & SCHUBERT

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    WEBER: Der Freischütz - Overture, BPO (8 Dec. 1952) and SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 9 in C, D944, "Great", BPO (15 Sep. 1953).

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  2. ERICH KLEIBER CONDUCTS BEETHOVEN

    ERICH KLEIBER CONDUCTS BEETHOVEN

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    CD-1188(2) ERICH KLEIBER CONDUCTS BEETHOVEN:



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    CD 1 (70:16) Missa Solemnis in D major , op.123. Stockholm, Konzerthuset, 10 March, 1948; (Live Recording) • Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus; Birgit Nilsson (soprano) Lisa Tunnel (contralto) Gösta Bäckelin(tenor) Sigurd Björling (bass). CD 2 (47:58) Symphony No.5 in C minor, op.67. Cologne Radio, 4 April, 1955; (Live Recording). Kölner Rundfunk Sinfonie-Orchester. Restoration Engineer: Kit Higginson [AAD]   UPC # 0-17685-118821


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  3. BRUNO WALTER IN LONDON

    BRUNO WALTER IN LONDON

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    CD-1243(1) BRUNO WALTER IN LONDON. BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 ("Choral") in D minor, Op. 126. Isobel Baillie, soprano; Kathleen Ferrier, contralto; Heddle Nash, tenor; William Parsons, baritone; London Philharmonic Orchestra & London Philharmonic Choir, conducted by Bruno Walter. Public performance given in the Royal Albert Hall, 13th November 1947. 2010 digital restoration [originally issued on CD as Music & Arts CD-733 in 1995, deleted in 2000]. Total time: 62:04 UPC # 0-17685-12432-7.

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  4. CD-1287 Box Front Cover

    LEOPOLD STOKOWSKI WITH THE ALL-AMERICAN YOUTH ORCHESTRA AND THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. CD premières of their rarest 78 rpm recordings (1940 – 1946).

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    Stokowski formed the All-American Youth Orchestra in 1940, its players' ages ranging from 18 to 25. He sought to combat Nazi propaganda touting the wonders of Hitler youth with an artistic statement from young emissaries of the free world. The AAYO toured South America in 1940 and North America in 1941 and was met with rave reviews. These performances boast a unique combination of past and future: the wisdom of Stokowski's vast experience allied with the pure, undiminished idealism of youth.

     In 1945, Stokowski founded the Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra. The items included here, the only ones that had not been re-circulated on commercial CDs until now, are all brief, and for the most part within a range of varying degrees of lightness in content. Beautifully restored by Mark Obert-Thorn with liner notes by Richard Freed.

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