The centennial collection : Chicago Symphony Orchestra 1891-1991

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Notes

  • Program notes on the orchestra and biographical notes on the conductors (31 p. : ill.) laid in container.
  • Compact discs.
  • Principally analog recordings.

Contents

  • Symphony no. 1 in B-flat, op. 38 : Spring / Schumann (Frederick Stock, conductor) -- Rédemption : poème symphonique / Franck (Désiré Defauw, conductor) -- Tristan und Isolde. Liebestod / Wagner (Artur Rodzinski, conductor) -- Ma vlast. The Moldau (Rafael Kubelík, conductor) -- Don Juan : op. 20 / Strauss (Fritz Reiner, conductor) -- Hungarian sketches : op. 38 / Bartók (Fritz Reiner, conductor) -- Concerto for seven wind instruments, timpani, percussion, and strings / Martin (Jean Martinon, conductor) -- Messa da Requiem. Dies irae / Verdi (Georg Solti, conductor ; with Leontyne Price, soprano, Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano, Veriano Luchetti, tenor, José van Dam, bass, Chicago Symphony Chorus) -- Russian Easter overture : op. 36 / Rimsky-Korsakov (Leopold Stokowski, conductor) -- Variations on "America" / Ives (Morton Gould, conductor) -- A night on bald mountain / Mussorgsky (Seiji Ozawa, conductor) -- Symphony no. 6 in B minor, op. 74. Mvt. 2 (James Levine, conductor) -- Piano concerto in A minor, op. 54. Mvt. 3 / Schumann (Artur Rubinstein, piano ; Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor) -- Piano concerto no. 2 in B-flat, op. 83. Mvt. 1 (Sviatoslav Richter, piano ; Erich Leinsdorf, conductor) -- Violin concerto in D minor, op. 47. Mvt. 3 / Sibelius (Jascha Heifetz, violin ; Walter Hendl, conductor)
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