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The Age Of Living Stereo - A Tribute To John Pfeiffer


Release Date: 07/19/2007 
Label:  Rca Victor Living Stereo Catalog #: 68524   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Léo DelibesHector BerliozRichard StraussLudwig van Beethoven,   ... 
Performer:  Martial SingherDavid PoleriArtur RubinsteinCarl Poole,   ... 
Conductor:  Pierre MonteuxCharles MunchFritz ReinerLeopold Stokowski,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra membersBoston Symphony OrchestraHarvard Glee Club,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Coppélia: Prélude and Mazurka by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Pierre Monteux
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra members
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; France 
Date of Recording: 12/02/1953 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs. 
2.
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Dans mon coeur retentit by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Martial Singher (Baritone), David Poleri (Tenor)
Conductor:  Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra,  Harvard Glee Club,  Radcliffe Choral Society
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Date of Recording: 02/21/1954 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Boston 
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 
3.
Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30: Introduction by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895-1896; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1954 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago 
Length: 7 Minutes 0 Secs. 
4.
Salome, Op. 54: Dance of the seven veils by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1905; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1954 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago 
Length: 9 Minutes 1 Secs. 
5.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral": 5th movement, Allegretto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/18/1954 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 6 Minutes 17 Secs. 
6.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in D minor, Op. 15: 3rd movement, Rondo by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Conductor:  Fritz Reiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1858; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/17/1954 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
7.
La mer: 1st movement, De l'aube ŕ midi sur la mer by Claude Debussy
Conductor:  Pierre Monteux
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903-1905; France 
Date of Recording: 07/19/1954 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Boston, MA 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
8.
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: 4th movement, March to the Scaffold by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
Date of Recording: 11/15/1954 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Boston, MA 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
9.
American Symphonette no 2: Pavanne by Morton Gould
Performer:  Carl Poole (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Morton Gould Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; USA 
Date of Recording: 02/09/1956 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
10.
Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata": 2nd movement, Andante con moto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804-1805; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1959 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 28 Secs. 
11.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 3rd movement, Allegro con fuoco by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Van Cliburn (Piano)
Conductor:  Kiril Kondrashin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1875; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/30/1958 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City 
Length: 6 Minutes 47 Secs. 
12.
Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64: 3rd movement, Allegretto non troppo-Allegro molto vivace by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor:  Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/23/1959 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Boston 
Length: 5 Minutes 57 Secs. 
13.
Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ": Maestoso/Allegro "Finale" by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Leo Litwin (Piano), Bernard Zighera (Piano), Berj Zamkochian (Organ)
Conductor:  Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Date of Recording: 04/06/1959 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Boston 
Length: 7 Minutes 43 Secs. 
14.
Hungarian Rhapsodies (19) for Piano, S 244: no 2 in C sharp minor by Franz Liszt
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Hungary 
Date of Recording: 02/07/1960 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 49 Secs. 
15.
Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes - no 4, Hoe-down by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Morton Gould Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/01/1957 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
16.
Gaîté Parisienne: Barcarolle from "Les contes d'Hoffmann" by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 06/18/1954 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Boston 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: 'Gaîté Parisienne' is a pastiche of various works by Jacques Offenbach, selected and arranged as a ballet score by Manuel Rosenthal. 

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