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The Immortal Arturo Toscanini - Beethoven


Release Date: 02/20/2001 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 66656   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jan PeerceNan MerrimanEileen FarrellNorman Scott,   ... 
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony OrchestraRobert Shaw Chorale
Number of Discs: 7 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 6 Hours 44 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This selection includes a bonus disc featuring an interview with reissue producer Nathaniel Johnson and tracks from earlier releases to contrast with the newest sound quality. This selection includes a bonus disc featuring an interview with reissue producer Nathaniel Johnson and tracks from earlier releases to contrast with the newest sound quality. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Egmont, Op. 84: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/19/1953 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
2.
Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/21/1951 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
3.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1949-51 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
4.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/06/1953 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
5.
Symphony no 4 in B flat major, Op. 60 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/03/1953 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
6.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807-1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/22/1952 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
7.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/14/1952 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
8.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1951 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
9.
Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1812; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/10/1952 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
10.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jan Peerce (Tenor), Nan Merriman (Mezzo Soprano), Eileen Farrell (Soprano),
Norman Scott (Bass)
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Shaw Chorale,  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Language: German 
11.
Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Nan Merriman (Mezzo Soprano), Eugene Conley (Tenor), Lois Marshall (Soprano),
Jerome Hines (Bass)
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Shaw Chorale,  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1953 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Language: Latin 

Sound Samples

Adagio molto: Allegro con brio
Andante cantabile con moto
Menuetto: Allegro molto e vivace
Adagio: Allegro molto e vivace
Adagio molto; Allegro con brio
Larghetto
Scherzo; Trio
Allegro molto
Egmont, Op. 84, Overture
Allegro con brio
Marcia funebre: Adagio assai
Scherzo: Allegro vivace; Trio
Finale: Allegro molto; Poco andante; Presto
Adagio; Allegro vivace
Adagio
Menuetto: Allegro vivace
Allegro ma non troppo

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