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Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Historic Telecasts - Fritz Reiner

Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Reiner
Release Date: 05/25/2004 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4287  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartClaude DebussyJohann Sebastian BachLudwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Maestro Fritz Reiner leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in two concerts originally televised on WGN’s “Hour of Music”. Nov. 18, 1953: Mozart's Symphony No. 39; Debussy: Petite Suite; Tchaikovsky: Waltzes. Feb. 17, 1954: Bach-Weiner: Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C Major; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2. 100 min. Maestro Fritz Reiner leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in two concerts originally televised on WGN’s “Hour of Music”. Nov. 18, 1953: Mozart's Symphony No. 39; Debussy: Petite Suite; Tchaikovsky: Waltzes. Feb. 17, 1954: Bach-Weiner: Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C Major; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2. 100 min. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 39 in E flat major, K 543 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Petite suite for Piano 4 hands by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1886-1889; France 
3.
Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C major, BWV 564 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; ?Weimar, Germany 
Notes: Arranged by Weiner. 
4.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 

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