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Stokowski - Classic 1947-1949 Columbia Recordings Vol 2


Release Date: 10/29/2002 
Label:  Cala Records   Catalog #: 534   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Richard WagnerJean SibeliusAram KhachaturianPeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky,   ... 
Performer:  Martha Lipton
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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. Rienzi: Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1843; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1947-49 
2. Swanwhite, Op. 54: Maiden with the Roses by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1908; Finland 
Date of Recording: 1947-49 
3. Masquerade: Suite by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1947-49 
4. Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48: 2nd movement, Waltz by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1947-49 
5. Götterdämmerung: Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1947-49 
6. Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Funeral Music by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1947-49 
7. Gurrelieder: Lied der Waldtaube by Arnold Schoenberg
Performer:  Martha Lipton (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1900-1911; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1947-49 
Notes: Arranged: Erwin Stein 
8. Billy the Kid: Prairie Night by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; USA 
Date of Recording: 1947-49 
9. Billy the Kid: Celebration (after Billy's capture) by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; USA 
Date of Recording: 1947-49 

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