Leopold Stokowski: The Stereo Collection 1954-1975 [14 CD set]

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Leopold Stokowski: The Stereo Collection 1954-1975 [14 CD set]
Leopold Stokowski conducting various orchestras

[ Sony Classical Masters / 14 CD Box Set ]

Release Date: Sunday 20 May 2012

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"It is a vital, electrifying and colourful reading, sensuously beautiful as one would expect of Stokowski, helped by (a) refined recording." (Gramophone on Scheherazade)

Tracks:

Bach, J S:
Cantata BWV147 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben': Jesu, bleibet meine Freude
New Symphony Orchestra of London, Norman Luboff Choir

Sheep May Safely Graze, from Cantata BWV208
orch. Stokowski
New Symphony Orchestra of London, Norman Luboff Choir

Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004: Chaconne
arr. Stokowski
London Symphony Orchestra

Partita for solo violin No. 3 in E major, BWV1006: Preludio
arr. Stokowski
London Symphony Orchestra

Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott
arr. Stokowski
London Symphony Orchestra

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air ('Air on a G String')
arr. Stokowski
London Symphony Orchestra

Fugue in G minor, BWV578 'Little'
arr. Stokowski
London Symphony Orchestra

Adagio in F major, Sinfonia from Cantata No.156, Ich steh mit einem Fuss im Grabe (BWV156)
arr. Stokowski
London Symphony Orchestra

Chorale Prelude BWV645 'Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme'
arr. Stokowski
London Symphony Orchestra

Komm süsser Tod, BWV478
arr. Stokowski
London Symphony Orchestra

Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV565
London Symphony Orchestra

Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV565
arr. Stokowski (rehearsal)
London Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven:
Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 'Eroica'
London Symphony Orchestra

Coriolan Overture, Op. 62
London Symphony Orchestra

Die Ehre Gottes aus der Natur ('Die Himmel rühmen des Ewigen Ehre'), Op. 48 No. 4
New Symphony Orchestra of London, Norman Luboff Choir

Brahms:
Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80
New Philharmonia Orchestra

Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98
New Philharmonia Orchestra

Canteloube:
Songs of the Auvergne (selection)
Anna Moffo (soprano)
American Symphony Orchestra

Dvorak:
Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 'From the New World'
New Philharmonia Orchestra

Enescu:
Romanian Rhapsody in A major, Op. 11 No. 1
RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

Gluck:
Orfeo ed Euridice: Les Champs-Elysées
arranged as 'O, Saviour hear me' by Norman Luboff & Walter Stott
New Symphony Orchestra of London, Norman Luboff Choir

Handel:
Ombra mai fu (from Serse)
New Symphony Orchestra of London, Norman Luboff Choir

Water Music Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV348: excerpts
RCA Victor Orchestra

Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV351
RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

Humperdinck:
Abendsegen 'Abends will ich schlafen gehn' (Hänsel und Gretel)
New Symphony Orchestra of London, Norman Luboff Choir

Khachaturian:
Symphony No. 3 'Simfoniya-poema'
Mary Sauer (organ)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Liszt:
Hungarian Rhapsody, S244 No. 2 in C sharp minor
arr. Muller-Berghaus
RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

Mahler:
Symphony No. 2 in C minor 'Resurrection'
Margaret Price (soprano), Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo)
London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus

Menotti:
Sebastian: Ballet Suite
Members of the NBC Symphony Orchestra

Prokofiev:
Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 - excerpts
Members of the NBC Symphony Orchestra

Rachmaninov:
Vocalise, Op. 34 No. 14
New Symphony Orchestra of London, Norman Luboff Choir

Vocalise, Op. 34 No. 14
Anna Moffo (soprano)
American Symphony Orchestra

Rimsky Korsakov:
Scheherazade, Op. 35
Erich Gruenberg (violin)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op. 36
Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Shostakovich:
The Golden Age (complete)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 54
Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Smetana:
The Bartered Bride Overture
RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

Má Vlast: Vltava
RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

Tchaikovsky:
Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, Op. 41: Our Father
New Symphony Orchestra of London, Norman Luboff Choir

Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 'Pathétique'
London Symphony Orchestra

trad.:
Deep River
New Symphony Orchestra of London, Norman Luboff Choir

Praise God from whom all blessings flow
New Symphony Orchestra of London, Norman Luboff Choir

Villa-Lobos:
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5: Aria and Dança (Martelo)
Anna Moffo (soprano)
American Symphony Orchestra

Wagner:
Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries
Martina Arroyo, Carlotta Ordassy, Doris Yarick (sopranos), Betty Allen, Doris Okerson, Regina Sarfaty, Shirley Verrett (mezzos), Louise Parker (contralto)
Symphony of the Air

Tristan und Isolde: Prelude to Act 3
Herny Schuman (cor anglais)
Symphony of the Air

Das Rheingold: Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla
Martina Arroyo, Carlotta Ordassy (sopranos), Louise Parker (contralto)
Symphony of the Air

Tannhäuser: Overture and Venusberg Music
Symphony of the Air

Rienzi Overture
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Die Walkure: Magic Fire Music
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude to Act 3
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Dance of the Apprentices
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Entry of the Masters
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Tristan und Isolde: Prelude & Liebestod
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Rhine Journey and Funeral March
London Symphony Orchestra

Starke Scheite schichtet mir dort 'Brünnhilde's Immolation Scene' (from Götterdämmerung) (orchestral version)
London Symphony Orchestra

Begluckt darf nun dich 'Pilgrims' Chorus' (from Tannhauser)
New Symphony Orchestra of London, Norman Luboff Choir

Rienzi Overture (rehearsal & alternative ending)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

and rehearsal footage of Beethoven's Pastoral and Mahler's Resurrection Symphony