New York Philharmonic: 175th Anniversary Edition (65 CD Box Set)

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New York Philharmonic: 175th Anniversary Edition (65 CD Box Set)
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Josef Stransky, Leonard Bernstein, Arturo Toscanini, Dimitri Mitropoulos, Pierre Boulez, etc

[ Sony Classical / 65 CD Box Set ]

Release Date: Monday 10 April 2017

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Celebrating the 175th Anniversary of the New York Philharmonic, America's oldest symphony orchestra.

65 CDs of famous New York Philharmonic performances conducted by many of its most renowned music directors, from the very first recording in 1917 up to 1995.

Symphonic and orchestral masterpieces, selected concerto and vocal performances.

20 recordings for the first time on CD, 15 recordings as first authorized releases, remastered from the original discs and tapes using 24 bit / 192 kHz technology.

An all-embracing survey of the orchestra's recorded achievements, spanning over 75 years of recording history.

Booklet with introduction by Barbara Haws, Archivist and Historian of the New York Philharmonic, photos and facsimiles from the Leon Levy Digital Archives, plus full discographical notes.

Tracks:

Disc: 1
Stransky, Josef
1. Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer - Overture (October 6, 1925)
2. R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40 (December 11 - 13, 1928)
3. Saint - Saëns: Le rouet d'Omphale, Poème Symphonique in A Major, Op. 31 (January 15, 1929)
Mengelberg, Willem
4. Thomas: Raymond: Overture (January 20 & 22, 1917)
5. Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95 "from the New World: Largo (January 22, 1917)

Disc: 2
Mengelberg, Willem
1. Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E - Flat Major, Op. 55 "Eroica" (January 4 & 9, 1930)
2. Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67 (April 11, 1922)
3. Schelling: A victory ball; fantasy for orchestra after the poem by Alfred Noyes (October 9, 1925)

Disc: 3
Toscanini, Arturo
1. Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67 (live, April 9, 1933)
2. Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92 (April 9 - 10, 1936)
3. Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a (April 10, 1936)

Disc: 4
Toscanini, Arturo
1. Haydn: Symphony No. 101 in D Major "Clock" (March 29 & 30, 1929)
2. Mozart: Symphony No. 35, K. 385 "Haffner" in D (March 30 & April 4 - 5, 1929)
3. Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 21: Scherzo & Nocturne (February 4, 1926)
4. Dukas: L'apprenti sorcier (March 18, 1929)

Disc: 5
Toscanini, Arturo
1. Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice : Dance of the Blessed Spirits (April 5 & November 21, 1929)
2. Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia - Overture (November 21, 1929)
3. Rossini: L'Italiana in Algeri - Overture (April 10, 1936)
4. Rossini: Semiramide - Overture (April 10, 1936)
5. Verdi: La Traviata -Overture (March 18, 1929)
6. Verdi: La Traviata - Prelude to Act III (March 18, 1929)
7. Wagner: Siegfried Idyll (February 8, 1936)
8. Wagner: Götterdämmerung: Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey (February 8, 1936)
9. Wagner: Lohengrin - Act I: Prelude (April 9, 1936)
10. Wagner: Lohengrin - Act III: Prelude (April 9, 1936)

Disc: 6
Barbirolli, John
1. Schubert: Symphony No. 4 in C Minor, D. 417, "Tragic" (January 21, 1939)
2. Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73 (March 27, 1940)

Disc: 7
Barbirolli, John
1. Sibelius: Symphony No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 39 (April 11, 1942)
2. Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43 (May 6, 1940)

Disc: 8
Barbirolli, John
1. Berlioz: Le carnaval romain, ouverture caractéristique, Op. 9 (November 16, 1940)
2. Ravel: La Valse: Poème chorégraphique (November 16, 1940)
Beecham, Sir Thomas
4. R. Strauss: Don Quixote, Op. 35 (April 7, 1932)

Disc: 9
Stravinsky, Igor
1. Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring) (April 4, 1940)
2. Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements (January 28, 1946)

Disc: 10
Rodziński, Artur
1. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, "Pathétique" (December 11, 1944)
2. Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 4 in G Major for Orchestra, Op. 61 "Mozartiana" (February 27, 1945)

Disc: 11
Rodziński, Artur
1. Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27 (January 15, 1945)

Disc: 12
Rodziński, Artur
1. Wagner: Die Walküre - Act III (May 15/18/22, 1945)

Disc: 13
Rodziński, Artur
1. Sibelius: Symphony No. 4 in A Minor, Op. 63 (March 5, 1946)
2. Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 in B - Flat Major, Op. 100 (October 22, 1946)

Disc: 14
Kostelanetz, André
1. Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F (May 4, 1942) with Oscar Levant
Rodzinski, Artur
2. M. Gould: Spirituals for Orchestra (May 9, 1946)

Disc: 15
Walter, Bruno
1. Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E - Flat Major, Op. 55 "Eroica" (January 20, 1941)
2. Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67 (December 15, 1941)

Disc: 16
Walter, Bruno
1. Mahler: Symphony No. 4 in G Major (May 10, 1945)

Disc: 17
Walter, Bruno
1. Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C - sharp minor (February 10, 1947)

Disc: 18
Walter, Bruno
1. Dvorák: Symphony No.8 in G major, Op.88 (November 28, 1947)
2. Smetana: The Moldau (Vltava) (February 4, 1941)

Disc: 19
Walter, Bruno
1. Mozart: Symphony No. 39 in E - flat Major, K. 543 (December 21, 1953 & March 5, 1956)
2. Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550 (February 18, 1953)
3. Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551 "Jupiter" (March 5, 1956)

Disc: 20
Walter, Bruno
1. Saint - Saens: Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 78 "Organ" (November 10, 1947)
2. Mozart: Piano Concerto No.21 in C major, K.467 (December 20, 1948) with Robert Casadesus

Disc: 21
Stokowski, Leopold
1. Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 6 in E minor (February 21, 1949)
2. Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greenesleeves (February 21, 1949)
3. Messiaen: L'Ascension (February 21, 1949)
4. Wagner: Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Rhine Journey & Funeral March (April 4, 1949)

Disc: 22
Mitropoulos, Dimitri
1. M. Gould: Philharmonic waltzes (January 23, 1950)
2. Saint - Saëns: Le rouet d'Omphale, op. 31 (January 23, 1950)
3. Rabaud: La procession nocturne, op. 6 (January 23, 1950)
4. Saint - Saëns: La jeunesse d'Hercule, Poème symphonique, op. 50 (January 9, 1956)
5. Saint - Saëns: Phaëton, Poème symphonique, op. 39 (January 9, 1956)
6. Skalkottas: Four Greek dances (January 9, 1956)

Disc: 23-24
Mitropoulos, Dimitri
1. Berg: Wozzeck (live, April 12, 13, 15, 1951)
2. Schoenberg: Erwartung, Op.17 (November 19, 1951)
3. Krenek: Symphonic Elegy for String Orchestra (April 21, 1951)

Disc: 25
Mitropoulos, Dimitri
1. Borodin: Symphony No. 2 in B minor, Op. 5 (November 2, 1953)
2. Borodin: In the steppes of central Asia (April 20, 1953)
3. Ippolitov - Ivanov: Caucasian Sketches, Suite No. 1, Op. 10 (April 20, 1953)

Disc: 26
Mitropoulos, Dimitri
1. Scriabin: Symphony No. 4, Op. 54 "Le Poème de l'extase" (April 20, 1953)
2. Scriabin: Promethée, le poème du feu, Op. 60 (April 20, 1953)
3. Tchaikovsky: Orchestral Suite No. 1, in D Minor, Op. 43 (October 18 + November 17, 1954)

Disc: 27
Mitropoulos, Dimitri
1. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E - minor, Op. 93 (October 18, 1954)
2. Tchaikovsky: Marche Slave, Op. 31 (November 11, 1957)
3. Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain (November 11, 1957)

Disc: 28
Mitropoulos, Dimitri
1. Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet Ballet, Op. 64 (Excerpts) (November 11, 1957)
2. Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht, op. 4 (March 3, 1958)
3. Vaughan Williams: Fantasia (On a Theme by Thomas Tallis) (March 3, 1958)

Disc: 29
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Bernstein: Symphony No. 2 for Piano and Orchestra "The Age of Anxiety" [original 1949 version] (February 27, 1950) with Lukas Foss
2. Ives: Symphony No. 2 (October 6, 1958)

Disc: 30
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring) (1913 Version) (January 20, 1958)
2. Stravinsky: Suite from "The Firebird" (1919 version) (January 28, 1957)
3. Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite (1947 Version) (March 28, 1960)

Disc: 31
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Debussy: Images pour orchestra, No. 2 (October 27, 1958)
2. Debussy: Rhapsody No. 1 for clarinet and orchestra (October 16, 1961)
3. Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte (February 2 & March 5, 1968)
4. Ravel: Ma mère l'oye (February 1 & 16, 1965)
5. Dukas: L'apprenti sorcier (February 16, 1965)

Disc: 32
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Ravel: Rhapsodie espagnole (January 27, 1958)
2. Ravel: Shéhérazade (May 20, 1961)
3. Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia - Overture (March 27, 1963)
4. Rossini: L'Italiana in Algeri - Overture (April 10, 1960)
5. Rossini: Guillaume Tell - Overture (December 2, 1963)
6. Rossini: La gazza ladra - Overture (February 8, 1960)
7. Rossini: La scala de seta - Overture (January 15, 1963)

Disc: 33
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47 (October 20, 1959)
2. Harris: Symphony No. 3 (September 28, 1960)

Disc: 34
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet (Fantasy - Overture) (January 28, 1957)
2. Tchaikovsky: Capriccio italien, Op. 45 (February 16, 1960)
3. Tchaikovsky: Marche Slave, Op. 31 (January 21, 1963)
4. Tchaikovsky: 1812, Festival Overture, Op. 49 (October 2, 1962)

Disc: 35
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Op. 71a (Ballet Suite) (May 2, 1960)
2. Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op. 20 (Excerpts) (May 13 & December 8, 1969)
3. Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66 (Excerpts) (January 12, 1971)
4. Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin: Act III. Scene - Polonaise (Excerpt) (January 12, 1971)

Disc: 36
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67 (February 16 & May 25, 1960)
2. Saint - Saëns: Le Carnaval des Animaux (April 9, 1962)
3. Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 (March 20, 1961)

Disc: 37
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Dvorák: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 "From the New World" (April 16, 1962)
2. Smetana: Vltava (The Moldau) (November 23, 1964)

Disc: 38
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72a (October 24, 1960)
2. Brahms: Tragic Overture, Op. 81 (May 1, 1964)
3. Brahms: Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80 (October 7, 1963)
4. Smetana: The Bartered Bride - Overture (January 28, 1963)
5. Dvorák: Carnival Overture, Op. 92 (February 1, 1965)
6. Dvorák: Slavonic Dance No. 1, Op. 46 (October 7, 1963)
7. Dvorák: Slavonic Dance No. 3, Op. 46 (October 7, 1963)

Disc: 39
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Bernstein: Candide - Overture (September 28, 1960 & May 20 and June 18, 1963)
2. Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from "West Side Story" (March 6, 1961)
3. Bernstein: Symphonic Suite from the Film "On the Waterfront" (May 16, 1960)

Disc: 40
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Copland: Rodeo (Four Dance Episodes) (May 2, 1960)
2. Copland: Billy the Kid (Orchestral Suite) (October 29, 1959)
3. Copland: Symphony No. 3 (February 16 & 17, 1966)

Disc: 41
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Debussy: La Mer (October 16, 1961)
2. Debussy: Prélude à l'après - midi d'un faune (September 28, 1960)
3. Debussy: Jeux (May 2, 1960)
4. Nocturnes (September 28, 1960)

Disc: 42-43
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Mahler: Symphony No. 3 in D Minor (April 3, 1961)

Disc: 44
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Haydn: Symphony in C Major, Hob. I: 82 "The Bear" (May 7, 1962)
2. Haydn: Symphony in G Minor, Hob. I: 83 "The Hen" (April 9, 1962)

Disc: 45
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Vaughan - Williams: The Merchant of Venice, Act V: "Serenade to Music" (live, September 23, 1962)
2. Mahler: Symphony No. 8 in E - Flat Major "Symphony of a Thousand" (Part One) (live, September 23, 1962)
3. Copland: Connotations for Orchestra (live, September 23, 1962)
4. Smith: The Star - Spangled Banner (live, September 23, 1962)

Disc: 46-47
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in C Minor ("Resurrection") (1963 September 29 - 30)
2. Mahler: Kindertotenlieder (February 16, 1960)

Disc: 48
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46 (January 10 & 31, 1967)
2. Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55 (January 3 & 10, 1967)
3. Grieg - Sitt: Allegretto tranquillo e grazioso from Norwegian Dance, Op. 35, No. 2 (October 12, 1965)
4. Grieg - Seidl: Lyric Suite, Op. 54, No. 4: March of the Trolls (October 20, 1970)
5. Sibelius: Kuolema, Op. 44: Valse Triste (December 8, 1969)
6. Sibelius: The Swan of Tuonela, Op. 22, No. 3 (Legend) (March 8, 1973)
7. Sibelius: Finlandia, Op. 26 (February 16, 1965)

Disc: 49
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 (March 5, 1968)
2. Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini - Overture (October 31, 1960)
3. Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust, Op. 24 - Rákóczy March (October 26, 1967)
4. Berlioz: Le carnaval romain Overture, Op. 9 (October 26, 1959)

Disc: 50
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Gershwin: An American in Paris (December 15, 1958)
2. Goldmark: Rustic Wedding Symphony, Op. 26 (March 21, 1968)

Disc: 51
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Barber: Adagio for Strings (January 12, 1971)
2. Barber: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 14 (April 27, 1964)
3. Schuman: To Thee Old Cause (October 22, 1968)
4. Schuman: In Praise of Shahn (Canticle for Orchestra) (February 12, 1970)

Disc: 52
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Nielsen: Symphony No. 4, Op. 29 "The Inextinguishable" (February 9, 1970)
2. Nielsen: Symphony No. 5, Op. 50 (April 9, 1962)

Disc: 53
Bernstein, Leonard
1. Holst: The Planets, Op. 32 (November 30 & December 7, 1971)
2. Vaughan - Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (December 21, 1976)
3. Vaughan - Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves (December 8, 1969)
4. Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance, Op. 39 - Military March No. 1 in D Major (October 26, 1967)

Disc: 54
Berio, Luciano
1. Berio: Sinfonia (October 12, 1968)
2. Four Improvisations by the Orchestra (February 11, 1964)
Kostelanetz, André
3. Taylor: Through the Looking Glass (November 20 & 26, 1975)

Disc: 55
Boulez, Pierre
1. Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin, Op. 19 (11 May 1971)
2. Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra (18 Dec 1972)

Disc: 56
Boulez, Pierre
1. Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht Op. 4 (Version for String Orchestra (1943) (September 24, 1973)
2. Berg: Three Pieces from "Lyric Suite" (Arranged for Orchestra) (March, 1974 & December 21, 1974 )

Disc: 57
Boulez, Pierre
1. Ravel: Valses Nobles et Sentimentales (January 8, 1973)
2. Ravel: Ma Mère L'oye (Complete Ballet) (February 25, 1974)
3. Ravel: Boléro (December 21, 1974)

Disc: 58
Boulez, Pierre
1. Ravel: Daphnis et Chloê, M. 57 (March 17 & 22, 1975)

Disc: 59
Boulez, Pierre
1. Handel: Water Music (December 20, 1974)

Disc: 60
Boulez, Pierre
1. Falla: El sombrero de tres picos (The Three - Cornered Hat) (October 20, 1975)
2. Varese: Amériques (December 1, 1975)

Disc: 61
Mehta, Zubin
1. The Soundtrack to Woody Allan's film "Manhattan" (February 19 & March 12, 1979) with Gary Graffman

Disc: 62
Mehta, Zubin
1. Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (January 27, 1979)
2. Ravel: La Valse (September 25, 1978)

Disc: 63
Mehta, Zubin
1. Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 (January 21, 1980)
2. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40 (May 4, 1981)

Disc: 64-65
Mehta, Zubin
1. Verdi: Messa da Requiem (October 24, 25, 27, 1980)
Masur, Kurt
3. Dvorak: Concerto in B Minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 104 (January 27 & 30, 1995) with Yo - Yo Ma