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Original Masters - Leopold Stokowski


Release Date: 11/25/2003 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000150902   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachWilliam ByrdJeremiah ClarkeFranz Schubert,   ... 
Performer:  Howard SnellDavid GrayAlan Civil
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraNew Philharmonia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 6 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) by Johann Sebastian Bach. Ensemble: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Leopold Stokowski. Includes work(s) by Johann Sebastian Bach. Ensemble: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Leopold Stokowski. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Toccata and Fugue in D minor by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1972 
Venue:  Live  Rudolfinum, Prague, Czechoslovakia 
Length: 10 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Leopold Stokowski 
2. Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 8 in E flat minor, BWV 853 - Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1972 
Venue:  Live  Rudolfinum, Prague, Czechoslovakia 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Leopold Stokowski 
3. Mein Jesu, was für Seelenweh, BWV 487 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1736; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1972 
Venue:  Live  Rudolfinum, Prague, Czechoslovakia 
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Leopold Stokowski 
4. Wir gläuben all'an einen Gott, BWV 680 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1972 
Venue:  Live  Rudolfinum, Prague, Czechoslovakia 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Leopold Stokowski 
5. Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4: no 4, Jesus Christus, Gottes Sohn by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1972 
Venue:  Live  Rudolfinum, Prague, Czechoslovakia 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Leopold Stokowski 
6. Pavan and Galliards (2) in A minor no 2, MB 15 "The Earl of Salisbury" by William Byrd
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1613; England 
Date of Recording: 1974 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Leopold Stokowski 
7. Suite in D major: Prince of Denmark's March "Trumpet Voluntary" by Jeremiah Clarke
Performer:  Howard Snell (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1700; England 
Date of Recording: 1974 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Leopold Stokowski 
8. Moments musicaux (6) for Piano, D 780/Op. 94: no 3 in F minor by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823-1828; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1974 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Leopold Stokowski 
9. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 77/Op. 17: no 4 in A minor by Frédéric Chopin
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1833; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1974 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Leopold Stokowski 
10. Morceaux (12) for Piano, Op. 40: no 6, Chant sans paroles by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1974 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Leopold Stokowski 
11. Extase by Henri Duparc
Performer:  David Gray (French Horn)
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 1974 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Leopold Stokowski
Composition written: France (1874).
Composition revised: France (?1884). 
12. Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3: no 2, Prélude in C sharp minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 09/1972 
Venue:  Live  Rudolfinum, Prague, Czechoslovakia 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Leopold Stokowski 
13. Préludes, Book 1: no 10, La cathédrale engloutie by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
Date of Recording: 09/1965 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Leopold Stokowski 
14. Symphony no 5 in E minor, Op. 64 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Alan Civil (French Horn)
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
Date of Recording: 09/1966 
Venue:  Kimgsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 50 Minutes 29 Secs. 
15. Symphony no 4, Op. 54 "Poem of ecstasy" by Alexander Scriabin
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905-1908; Russia 
Date of Recording: 09/1972 
Venue:  Live  Rudolfinum, Prague, Czechoslovakia 
Length: 19 Minutes 11 Secs. 
16. Symphony in D minor, M 48 by César Franck
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilversum Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886-1888; France 
Date of Recording: 09/1970 
Venue:  Hilversum Radio Studios, Netherlands 
Length: 43 Minutes 34 Secs. 
17. Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1968 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 52 Minutes 42 Secs. 
18. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Ballet of the Sylphs by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
19. L'éventail de Jeanne: Fanfare by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hilversum Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; France 
Date of Recording: 09/1970 
Venue:  Hilversum Radio Studios, Netherlands 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
20. Daphnis et Chloé Suite no 2 by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; France 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 16 Minutes 55 Secs. 
21. Firebird Suite by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919/1945;   
Date of Recording: 06/16/1967 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 22 Minutes 13 Secs. 
22. Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
Date of Recording: 06/14/1972 
Venue:  Royal Festival Hall, London, England 
Length: 11 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: France (1892 - 1894). 
23. La mer by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903-1905; France 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 26 Minutes 41 Secs. 
24. L'Ascension for Orchestra by Olivier Messiaen
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; France 
Date of Recording: 06/1970 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 19 Minutes 45 Secs. 
25. Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma" by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Venue:  Rudolfinum, Prague, Czechoslovakia 
Length: 31 Minutes 46 Secs. 
26. Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1708-1712; Arnstadt, Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1972 
Venue:  Live  Rudolfinum, Prague, Czechoslovakia 
Length: 14 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Leopold Stokowski 

Sound Samples

Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
Prelude and Fugue in E flat minor / D sharp minor (WTK, Book I, No. 8), BWV 853 - Arr. Stokowski: Prelude in E Flat Minor
Schemellis Gesangbuch: "Mein Jesu! Was fur Seelenweh", BWV 487
"Wir glauben all an einen Gott", BWV 437
Easter Cantata: Chorale
Passacaglia & Fugue in C minor, BWV 582
Pavan: The Earl of Salisbury & Galliard (after Francis Tregian)
Trumpet Voluntary
Moment Musical In F Minor, D.780 No.3
Mazurka No.13 in A minor, Op.17 No.4
Chant sans paroles, Op.40, No.6
Extase
Prélude in C sharp minor, Op.3, No.2
Préludes - Book 1: 10. La cathédrale engloutie
Symphony No.5 in E minor, Op.64: 1. Andante - Allegro con anima
Symphony No.5 in E minor, Op.64: 2. Andante cantabile, con alcuna licenza - Moderato con anima
Symphony No.5 in E minor, Op.64: 3. Valse (Allegro moderato)
Symphony No.5 in E minor, Op.64: 4. Finale (Andante maestoso - Allegro vivace)
Le Poème de l'Extase, Op.54

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