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Landmarks Of A Distinguished Career / Leopold Stokowski


Release Date: 10/22/2007 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 65614   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Samuel BarberPaul DukasClaude DebussyHarold Farberman,   ... 
Performer:  Julius BakerRobert Bloom
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: n/a 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Selections recorded January 22 and 29, February 5, 8, and 15 1957. Selections recorded January 22 and 29, February 5, 8, and 15 1957. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
Length: 6 Minutes 34 Secs. 
2. La péri: Fanfare by Paul Dukas
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911-1912; France 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
3. Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Julius Baker (Flute)
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
Length: 11 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: France (1892 - 1894). 
4. Evolution: Part 1 by Harold Farberman
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; USA 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
5. Pictures at an exhibition: no 15, The Hut on Fowl's Legs "Baba Yaga" by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: orc: Maurice Ravel
This selections shares track and timing with the next one. 
6. Pictures at an exhibition: no 16, The Great Gate of Kiev by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: orc: Maurice Ravel
This selection shares track and timing with the previous one. 
7. Finlandia, Op. 26 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
Length: 7 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Finland (1899 - 1900). 
8. Suite for 13 Winds in B flat major, Op. 4: Gavotte by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Germany 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
9. Suite bergamasque: 3. Clair de lune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Modern 
Written: 1890; France 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: orc: Leopold Stokowski 
10. Symphony no 4 in F minor, Op. 36: 3rd movement, Scherzo by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 21 Secs. 
11. Symphony no 8 in D minor: Scherzo by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; England 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
12. Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22: no 3, Swan of Tuonela by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Robert Bloom (English Horn)
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1897; Finland 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
Length: 7 Minutes 55 Secs. 
13. Divertimento for Band, Op. 42: March by Vincent Persichetti
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
14. Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Germany 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
Length: 9 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Leopold Stokowski 

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