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Stockholm Philharmonic - 75 Years 1914-1989


Release Date: 09/23/1994 
Label:  Bis   Catalog #: 421   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Hilding RosenbergJohannes BrahmsMoses PergamentZoltán Kodály,   ... 
Performer:  József SimándyElisabeth SöderströmGösta BäckelinErling Krogh,   ... 
Conductor:  Carl von GaragulyLeopold StokowskiAntal DorátiGennadi Rozhdestvensky,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic OrchestraMusikaliska SällskapetStockholm University Chorus
Number of Discs: 8 
Recorded in: Mono 
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This collection contains both mono and stereo recordings. It is specially priced as 8 CDs for the price of 4. This collection contains both mono and stereo recordings. It is specially priced as 8 CDs for the price of 4. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Strings no 1 by Hilding Rosenberg
Conductor:  Carl von Garaguly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USA 
Date of Recording: 1950 
2. Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 73: 3rd movement, Allegro grazioso by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1939 
3. Rapsodia ebraica by Moses Pergament
Conductor:  Carl von Garaguly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935 
Date of Recording: 1949 
4. Psalmus hungaricus, Op. 13 by Zoltán Kodály
Performer:  József Simándy (Tenor)
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra,  Musikaliska Sällskapet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1967 
Language: Hungarian 
5. Symphony no 3 in C major "Singuličre" by Franz Berwald
Conductor:  Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 1977 
6. Symphony no 6 in D major, Op. 60/B 112 by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Yuri Ahronovitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 1984 
7. Carmina burana by Carl Orff
Performer:  Elisabeth Söderström (Soprano), Gösta Bäckelin (Alto)
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra,  Stockholm University Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1954 
8. Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 90: 2nd movement, Andante by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1933 
9. Symphony no 2 in C minor, Op. 29 by Alexander Scriabin
Conductor:  Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1901; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1972 
10. Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Erling Krogh (Tenor), Sigurd Björling (Baritone), Aase Nordmo-Lövberg (Soprano),
Harriet Selin (Mezzo Soprano), Lisa Tunell (Alto), Gösta Bäckelin (Tenor),
Hjördis Schymberg (Soprano), Iwa Aulin-Voghera (Alto), Ruth Althén (Soprano),
Joel Berglund (Baritone), Ragnar Ulfung (Tenor)
Conductor:  Antal Doráti,  Wilhelm Furtwängler,  Paavo Berglund,  Ferenc Fricsay  ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra,  Musikaliska Sällskapet
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection is a compilation of 10 excerpts from this movement, recorded at different times with different conductors and soloists. Together they comprise the entire movement. The conductors are, in order: Paavo Berglund (1988), Antal Dorati (2 excerpts, 1976), Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt (1960), Paul Kletzki (1958), Ferenc Fricsay (1957), Erich Kleiber (1949), Hermann Abendroth (1943), Wilhelm Fürtwangler (1943), and Vaclav Talich (1934). 
11. Symphony no 39 in E flat major, K 543 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1950 
12. Symphonic Poem Prologue by Adolf Wiklund
Conductor:  Adolf Wiklund
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 1939 
13. Miraculous Mandarin, Op. 19/Sz 73: Suite by Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919-1927; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Notes: Composition written: Budapest, Hungary (1919 - 1927). 
14. Florez and Blanzeflor, Op. 3 by Wilhelm Stenhammar
Performer:  Joel Berglund (Baritone)
Conductor:  Georg Schnéevoigt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 1943 
15. Swedish Rhapsody no 1, Op. 19 "Midsummer Vigil" by Hugo Alfvén
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 1939 
16. Symphony no 2, Op. 17: 3rd movement "Ostinato" by Lars-Erik Larsson
Conductor:  Fritz Busch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936-1937; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 1949 
17. Symphony no 4 in C minor, Op. 39/R 93 "Frĺn havsbandet": Andante by Hugo Alfvén
Conductor:  Nils Grevillius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918-1919; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Notes: This selection was recorded in rehearsal. 
18. Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1942 
19. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 1a, Act 1 - Miniature Overture by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Danny Kaye
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1973 
20. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12d, Act 2 - Russian Dance "Trepak" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Danny Kaye
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1973 
21. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12b, Act 2 - Arabian Dance "Coffee" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Danny Kaye
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1973 
22. Symphony no 5 in E minor, Op. 64: 2nd movement, Andante cantabile by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Ferenc Fricsay
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Notes: This selection was recorded in rehearsal. 
23. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in G major, Op. 55: Theme and Variations by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Yuri Ahronovitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1984 
24. Serenade for Orchestra in F major, Op. 31 by Wilhelm Stenhammar
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913/1919; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Notes: This performance is an abbreviated version of the piece. 
25. Symphony no 2 in G minor, Op. 34: Allegro energico by Wilhelm Stenhammar
Conductor:  Tor Mann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911-1915; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Notes: This selection was recorded in rehearsal. 
26. Das Lied von der Erde: no 2, Der Einsame im Herbst by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Kerstin Thorborg (Alto)
Conductor:  Vaclav Talich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1908-1909; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1934 
27. Das Lied von der Erde: no 4, Von der Schönheit by Gustav Mahler
Performer:  Kerstin Thorborg (Alto)
Conductor:  Vaclav Talich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1908-1909; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1934 
28. Bluebeard's Castle, Op. 11/Sz 48: Excerpt(s) by Béla Bartók
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911/1918; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1982 
Notes: This selection was recorded in rehearsal. 
29. Leonore Overture no 3 in C major, Op. 72a by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler,  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805-1806; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection is comprised of two excerpts from rehearsals, one conducted by Eugene Ormandy (1949), the other by Wilhelm Fürtwangler (1948). 
30. Symphony no 3 in C major "Singuličre": 1st movement, Allegro fuocoso by Franz Berwald
Conductor:  Igor Markevitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 1951 
Notes: This selection was recorded in rehearsal. 
31. Symphony no 1 in G minor "Sérieuse": 3rd movement, Stretto by Franz Berwald
Conductor:  Fritz Busch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 1951 
Notes: This selection was recorded in rehearsal. 
32. Symphony no 7 in D minor, Op. 70/B 141: 3rd movement, Scherzo by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884-1885; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Notes: This selection was recorded in rehearsal. 
33. Concerto for Orchestra, Op. 38 by Paul Hindemith
Conductor:  Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1958 
34. Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber: 2nd movement - Excerpt(s) by Paul Hindemith
Conductor:  Paul Hindemith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Notes: This selection, consisting of bars 1-64, was recorded in rehearsal. 
35. Symphony no 40 in G minor, K 550: 4th movement, Allegro assai by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1965 
Notes: This selection was recorded in rehearsal. 
36. Symphonic Movement by Allan Pettersson
Conductor:  Yuri Ahronovitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1973; Stockholm, Sweden 
Date of Recording: 1986 
37. Symphony no 16: Conclusion by Allan Pettersson
Performer:  Frederick Hemke (Saxophone)
Conductor:  Yuri Ahronovitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 1983 
Notes: This symphony was originally Pettersson's "Concerto for Alto Saxophone." 
38. Daphnis et Chloé Suite no 2: Lever du jour by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; France 
Date of Recording: 1966 
39. Daphnis et Chloé Suite no 2: Pantomime by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; France 
Date of Recording: 1966 
40. Daphnis et Chloé Suite no 2: Danse générale by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; France 
Date of Recording: 1966 
41. Bolt Suite, Op. 27a "Ballet Suite no 5": 5th movement, Intermezzo by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1977 
Notes: This selection was recorded in rehearsal. 
42. Symphony no 5 in E flat major, Op. 82: 3rd movement, Allegro molto by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1915-1919; Finland 
Date of Recording: 1949 
43. Gustav III "Le bal masque": Overture by Daniel-François Auber
Conductor:  Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; France 
Date of Recording: 1976 
44. Symphony no 2 "Sinfonia espressiva" by Gösta Nyström
Conductor:  Tor Mann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1935; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Notes: This piece was revised by the composer in 1937. 
45. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1933 
46. Symphony no 6 in A minor "Tragic": 3rd movement, Scherzo "Wuchtig" by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Jascha Horenstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904/1906; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1966 
Notes: This selection was recorded in rehearsal. 

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