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Schumann: Symphony No 2; Et Al / Stokowski, Et Al


Release Date: 06/11/2002 
Label:  Cala Records   Catalog #: 532   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Robert SchumannLeopold MozartEngelbert HumperdinckWolfgang Amadeus Mozart,   ... 
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: n/a 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This Austro-German program includes Stokowski's only recordings of any of Haydn's or Schumann's symphonies. The 1950 performance of Schumann's Symphony No. 2 heard here was described by Fanfare critic Mortimer Frank as "one of the great recordings of the score...one that does composer and conductor proud." This Austro-German program includes Stokowski's only recordings of any of Haydn's or Schumann's symphonies. The 1950 performance of Schumann's Symphony No. 2 heard here was described by Fanfare critic Mortimer Frank as "one of the great recordings of the score...one that does composer and conductor proud." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 2 in C major, Op. 61 by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Germany 
2.
German Dances (3), K 605: no 3 in C major "Sleigh ride" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1789; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Hänsel und Gretel: Overture by Engelbert Humperdinck
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 
4.
An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Op. 325 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Vienna, Austria 

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