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Music For Strings / Leopold Stokowski


Release Date: 04/23/1996 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 65912   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Henry PurcellJohann Sebastian BachGeorge Frideric HandelChristoph W. Gluck,   ... 
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z 628: Hornpipe by Henry Purcell
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1691; England 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
2. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
Notes: Arranged: Leopold Stokowski 
3. Mein Jesu, was für Seelenweh, BWV 487 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1736; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1957 
Venue:  Samuel Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, CA 
4. Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1957 
Venue:  Samuel Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Notes: Orchestrated: Leopold Stokowski 
5. Alcina, HWV 34: Tamburino by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
6. Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
7. Moto perpetuo for Violin and Orchestra in C major, Op. 11 by Niccolò Paganini
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835 
Date of Recording: 08/1957 
Venue:  Samuel Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Notes: Orchestrated: Leopold Stokowski 
8. Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major: 3rd movement, Andante "Nocturne" by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Russia 
Date of Recording: 08/1957 
Venue:  Samuel Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, CA 
9. Quartet for Strings no 1 in D major, Op. 11: 2nd movement, Andante cantabile by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
Notes: Orchestrated: Leopold Stokowski
Composition written: Russia (1871).
Composition revised: Russia (1888). 
10. Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Date of Recording: 08/1957 
Venue:  Samuel Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, CA 
Notes: Orchestrated: Leopold Stokowski
Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
11. La oración del torero, Op. 34 by Joaquin Turina
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
Notes: Orchestrated: Leopold Stokowski 
12. Rondino Giocoso by Theodore Berger
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
13. Iphigénie en Aulide: Excerpt(s) by Christoph W. Gluck
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1772-1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/1957 
Venue:  Samuel Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, CA 
14. Armide: Musette by Christoph W. Gluck
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1777; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 08/1957 
Venue:  Samuel Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, CA 
15. Quintet for 2 Violins, Viola and 2 Cellos in E major, Op. 11 no 5/G 275: 3rd movement, Minuet in A by Luigi Boccherini
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1771; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Venue:  Riverside Plaza Hotel, New York City 
Notes: Orchestrated: Leopold Stokowski
This minuet, listed in Boccherini's autograph catalog as part of Opus 11,
was also published, and is known popularly, as part of Opus 13. 

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