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Release Date: 04/14/2015 
Label:  Music & Arts   Catalog #: 1287   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyOttokar NovácekNikolai Rimsky-KorsakovIgor Stravinsky,   ... 
Performer:  Henry Cowell
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 48 Mins. 

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A major addition to our understanding of Stokowski’s recordings.

– Gramophone [6/2015]


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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
Length: 46 Minutes 7 Secs. 
2.
Songs (6), Op. 73: no 6, Again, as before, alone by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
Date of Recording: 07/25/1945 
Venue:  Republic Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
3.
Morceaux, Op. 10: 2. Humoresque by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871 
Date of Recording: 08/01/1945 
Venue:  Republic Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
4.
Perpetuum Mobile, concert caprice for violin & orchestra, Op. 5/4 by Ottokar Novácek
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1895; Hungary 
Date of Recording: 07/11/1941 
Venue:  CBS Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
5.
Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 07/10/1941 
Venue:  CBS Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 28 Secs. 
6.
Firebird Suite by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919/1945;   
Date of Recording: 08/21/1940 
Venue:  Cinema Gran Rex, Buenos Aires 
Length: 19 Minutes 14 Secs. 
7.
Symphonic Synthesis on Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov, for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Modern 
Written: 1922 
Date of Recording: 07/04/1941 
Venue:  CBS Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Length: 22 Minutes 38 Secs. 
8.
Pictures at an Exhibition (arrangements and orchestrations other than Ravel's) by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Date of Recording: 07/01/1941 
Venue:  CBS Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
9.
Symphonic Synthesis, for orchestra (Tristan and Isolde - Love Music from Acts 2 & 3) by Leopold Stokowski
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Classical 
Written: 1957-1959 
Date of Recording: 09/17/1940 
Venue:  Liederkranz Hall, New york 
Length: 23 Minutes 33 Secs. 
10.
Invitation to the Dance, in D flat major J 260/Op. 65 by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Dresden, Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/30/1940 
Venue:  Cinema Gran Rex, Buenos Aires 
Length: 8 Minutes 40 Secs. 
11.
Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Date of Recording: 07/11/1941 
Venue:  CBS Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
12.
Hungarian Rhapsodies (6) for Orchestra, S 359: no 2 in D minor by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 07/08/1941 
Venue:  CBS Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Length: 8 Minutes 6 Secs. 
13.
El amor brujo: Danza rituel del fuego "Ritual Fire Dance" by Manuel de Falla
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
Date of Recording: 07/10/1941 
Venue:  CBS Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
14.
The Star-spangled Banner by John Stafford Smith
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1814; United States 
Date of Recording: 07/24/1940 
Venue:  Liederkranz Hall, New york 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
15.
God Bless America by Irving Berlin
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918/1938; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/24/1940 
Venue:  Lieder Hall, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
16.
Symphony No. 1, Op. 20: Scherzo by Paul Creston
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Modern 
Written: 1940 
Date of Recording: 07/08/1941 
Venue:  CBS Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
17.
Latin-American Symphonetta: Guaracha by Morton Gould
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Modern 
Written: 1941 
Date of Recording: 07/05/1941 
Venue:  CBS Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
18.
Afro-American Symphony: Scherzo by William Grant Still
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Modern 
Written: 12/06/1930; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 08/21/1940 
Venue:  Cinema Gran Rex, Buenos Aires 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
19.
Lady in the Dark: Glamour Waltz (A Message for Liza) by Robert Emmett Dolan
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Written: 1944 
Date of Recording: 08/23/1946 
Venue:  Republic Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
20.
Suite in D major: Prince of Denmark's March "Trumpet Voluntary" by Jeremiah Clarke
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 08/23/1946 
Venue:  Republic Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
21.
String Quartet Op. 3, No. 5 18th Century Dance: Andante cantabile by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1777 
Date of Recording: 08/30/1946 
Venue:  Republic Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
22.
Moments musicaux (6) for Piano, D 780/Op. 94: no 3 in F minor by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823-1828; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/29/1945 
Venue:  Republic Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
23.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Piano 4 hands, WoO 1: no 1 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/30/1946 
Venue:  Republic Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
24.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 08/29/1945 
Venue:  Republic Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
25.
Die Fledermaus: Waltzes by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/23/1946 
Venue:  Republic Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
26.
Irish Tales (4), for piano & orchestra, HC 605 by Henry Cowell
Performer:  Henry Cowell (Piano)
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Modern 
Written: 1940; Ireland 
Date of Recording: 07/05/1941 
Venue:  CBS Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 

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