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Immortal Toscanini Vol 8 - Orchestral Showpieces

Toscanini / Nbc
Release Date: 11/09/1999 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 59484   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johannes BrahmsModest MussorgskyJean SibeliusBedrich Smetana,   ... 
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 17 Mins. 

Imported from : European Union   
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1.
Variations in B flat major on a theme by Haydn, Op. 56a "St. Anthony" by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/04/1952 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 16 Minutes 21 Secs. 
2.
Pictures at an Exhibition for Orchestra (orchestrated by Ravel) by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1874/1922; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/26/1953 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York, NY 
Length: 29 Minutes 7 Secs. 
3.
Finlandia, Op. 26 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1952 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Finland (1899 - 1900). 
4.
Má vlast: no 2, Moldau, T 111 by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 03/19/1950 
Venue:  NBC Studio 8-H, New York City 
Length: 11 Minutes 5 Secs. 
5.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 11/19/1951 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 21 Minutes 22 Secs. 
6.
Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24 by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/10/1952 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 24 Minutes 51 Secs. 
7.
Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28 by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1895; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/04/1952 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 15 Minutes 14 Secs. 
8.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 1 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/17/1953 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
9.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Piano 4 hands, WoO 1: no 17 in F sharp minor by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/17/1953 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Antonin Dvorák 
10.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Piano 4 hands, WoO 1: no 20 in E minor by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/17/1953 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Antonin Dvorák 
11.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Piano 4 hands, WoO 1: no 21 in E minor by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1880; Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/17/1953 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Antonin Dvorák 

Sound Samples

Promenade
The Gnome
Promenade
I vecchio castello/The Old Castle
Promenade
Tuileries
Bydlo
Promenade
Ballet of the unhatched chicks
Samuel Goldberg and Schmuyle
Limoges - The Market
Catacombs (sepulchrum romanum)
Con mortuis in lingua mortua
The Hut on Fowl's Legs (Baba Yaga)
The Great Gate at Kiev
Largo (Glückliche Erinnerungen an die Kindheit)
Allegro molto agitato (Todeskampf)
Meno mosso; ma sempre alla breve (Träume des Sterbenden; Tod)
Moderato (Verklärung)
Der Schelm wird vorgestellt
Tills Streiche
Tills Prozeß
Urteil und Hinrichtung
Epilog
Chorale St. Antoni: Andante (Theme)
Variation I: Poco pi - animato
Variation II: Pi - vivace
Variation III: Con moto
Variation IV: Andante con moto
Variation V: Vivace
Variation VI: Vivace
Variation VII: Grazioso
Variation VIII: Presto non troppo
Finale: Andante
Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor
Hungarian Dance No. 17 in F-sharp minor
Hungarian Dance No. 20 in E minor
Hungarian Dance No. 21 in E minor
Miniature Overture
March
Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy
Trepak
Arabian Dance
Chinese Dance
Dance of the Flutes
Waltz of the Flowers
Finlandia, Op. 26
Die Moldau

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