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The Stokowski Edition Vol 8 - Messiaen, Ives, Britten, Etc


Release Date: 08/22/2000 
Label:  Music & Arts Programs Of America Catalog #: 4787   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Olivier MessiaenCharles IvesBenjamin BrittenSamuel Barber
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony ChorusBBC Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
L'Ascension for Orchestra by Olivier Messiaen
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; France 
Date of Recording: 06/18/1970 
Venue:  Live  Royal Festival Hall, London, England 
Length: 19 Minutes 6 Secs. 
2.
Second Orchestral Set by Charles Ives
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1915; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/18/1970 
Venue:  Live  Royal Festival Hall, London, England 
Length: 15 Minutes 4 Secs. 
3.
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; England 
Date of Recording: 07/23/1963 
Venue:  Live  Royal Albert Hall, London, England 
Length: 17 Minutes 58 Secs. 
4.
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR Radio/TV Large Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Venue:  Live  Moscow 
Length: 6 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a monoaural recording. 
5.
The Unanswered Question no 2 by Charles Ives
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 07/08/1965 
Venue:  Live  Budokan Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 

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