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Toscanini Conducts Berlioz: Harold In Italy, Etc / Primrose


Release Date: 10/28/2003 
Label:  Music & Arts Programs Of America Catalog #: 4614   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Hector Berlioz
Performer:  William Primrose
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

These selections were digitally restored by Graham Newton in 2003. These selections were digitally restored by Graham Newton in 2003. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Harold en Italie, Op. 16 by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  William Primrose (Viola)
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834; France 
Date of Recording: 01/02/1939 
Length: 40 Minutes 32 Secs. 
2. Les francs-juges, Op. 3: Overture by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; France 
Date of Recording: 04/05/1941 
Length: 12 Minutes 17 Secs. 
3. Roméo et Juliette, Op. 17: Love scene by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; France 
Date of Recording: 04/05/1941 
Length: 15 Minutes 35 Secs. 
4. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Rákóczy March by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Arturo Toscanini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Date of Recording: 04/05/1941 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Harold en Italie, Op. 16: I. Adagio (Harold in the Mountains. Scenes of Melancholy, Happiness and Joy)
Harold en Italie, Op. 16: II. Allegretto (March of the Pilgrims Singing the Evening Prayer)
Harold en Italie, Op. 16: III. Allegro Assai (Serenade of an Abruzzi Mountain-Dweller to his Mistress)
Harold en Italie, Op. 16: IV. Allegro Frenetico (Orgy of Brigands. Memories of Scenes Past)
Les francs-juges
Romeo et Juliette, Op. 17: Love Scene
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Part I Scene 3: Hungarian March, "Rakoczy March"

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