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Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Historic Telecasts / Reiner, Stokowski, Hindemith

Reiner / Stokowski / Hindemith
Release Date: 06/24/2003 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4237  
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenGeorge Frideric HandelJohann Sebastian BachJohannes Brahms,   ... 
Conductor:  Fritz ReinerLeopold StokowskiPaul Hindemith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

3 Volumes on 1 DVD FRITZ REINER: CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA HISTORIC TELECASTS, VOL. 1 Under the leadership of Fritz Reiner (1888 - 1963), the Chicago Symphony Orchestra attained an enviable status among world orchestras. This televised concert from 1954 includes Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92; Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon; Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op. 84. LEOPOLD STOKOWSKI: CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA HISTORIC TELECASTS, VOL. 3 Stokowski (1882-1977) appeared with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in six seasons between 1958 and 1968. Stokowski/Bach: Toccata & Fugue in D minor; Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a; Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34. January 3, 1962 Read more PAUL HINDEMITH: CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA HISTORIC TELECASTS, VOL. 6 This video provides a rare opportunity to see Hindemith (1895-1963) conducting his own music as well as music of the masters who inspired him. Hindemith: Concert Music for Strings and Brass; Bruckner: Symphony No. 7, First movement; Brahms: Academic Festival Overture. April 7, 1963 Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Solomon, HWV 67: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1749; London, England 
3.
Egmont, Op. 84: Overture by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Germany 
5.
Variations in B flat major on a theme by Haydn, Op. 56a "St. Anthony" by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Austria 
6.
Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Russia 
7.
Konzertmusik for Brass and Strings, Op. 50 by Paul Hindemith
Conductor:  Paul Hindemith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; Germany 
8.
Symphony no 7 in E major, WAB 107: 1st movement, Allegro moderato by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Paul Hindemith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881-1883; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Academic Festival Overture in C minor, Op. 80 by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Paul Hindemith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 

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