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Stokowski - Classic 1947-1949 Columbia Recordings Vol 1


Release Date: 10/29/2002 
Label:  Cala Records   Catalog #: 533   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Richard WagnerMikhail Ippolitov-IvanovOlivier MessiaenCharles Tomlinson Griffes,   ... 
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

These dramatic and colorful recordings were made when Stokowski was a Guest Conductor with the New York Philharmonic. The original lacquer sources used for this CD reveal a wider dynamic range than was evident on the commercially issued LPs and 78s. These dramatic and colorful recordings were made when Stokowski was a Guest Conductor with the New York Philharmonic. The original lacquer sources used for this CD reveal a wider dynamic range than was evident on the commercially issued LPs and 78s. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Der fliegende Holländer: Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841/1852; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1947-49 
2. Caucasian Sketches Suite no 1, Op. 10: In the Village by Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1947-49 
3. L'Ascension for Orchestra by Olivier Messiaen
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; France 
Date of Recording: 1947-49 
4. Roman Sketches (4), Op. 7: no 1, White Peacock by Charles Tomlinson Griffes
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; USA 
Date of Recording: 1947-49 
5. Die Walküre: Leb' wohl..."Farewell and Magic Fire music" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1947-49 
Notes: Arranged: Leopold Stokowski 
6. Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; England 
Date of Recording: 1947-49 
Notes: Arranged: Ralph Greaves 
7. Francesca da Rimini, Op. 32 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1947-49 

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