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Pierre Monteux with the Boston Symphony Orchestra

Pierre Monteux with the Boston Symphony Orchestra

10 stereo concerts from the 1958 & 1959 Seasons


Beethoven:

Grosse Fuge in B flat major, Op. 133

orch.Weingartner; 10th January 1958

The Creatures of Prometheus Overture, Op. 43

Recorded 9th August 1958

Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61

Recorded 9th August 1958

Berl Senofsky (violin)

Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b

Recorded 9th August 1958

Fidelio Overture Op. 72c

Recorded 8th August 1959

Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 'Pastoral'

Recorded 8th August 1959

Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

Recorded 8th August 1959

Brahms:

Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77

10th January 1958

Leonid Kogan (violin)

Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80

20th July 1958

Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15

Recorded 20th July 1958

Leon Fleisher (piano)

Tragic Overture, Op. 81

Recorded 19th July 1959

Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77

Recorded 24th July 1959

Isaac Stern (violin)

Chorale Preludes (11), Op. 122

arr. Thomson; recorded 24th July 1959

Debussy:

Le Martyre de Saint Sébastien - Fragments symphoniques

10th January 1958

Trois Nocturnes

Recorded 25th July 1958

Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

Recorded 19th July 1959

Glinka:

Ruslan & Lyudmila Overture

Recorded 25th July 1958

Hindemith:

Nobilissima Visione

Recorded 19th July 1959

Indy:

Symphonie sur un chant montagnard, Op. 25

Recorded 19th July 1959

Nicole Henriot-Schweitzer (piano)

Mendelssohn:

Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 'Italian'

Recorded 1st August 1959

Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25

Recorded 1st August 1959

Rudolf Serkin (piano)

Milhaud:

Les Eumenides: Prelude to Act 3

Recorded 25th July 1958

Ravel:

La Valse

25th July 1958

Respighi:

Passacaglia in do minore di Giovanni Sebastiano Bach

Recorded 24th July 1959

Rimsky Korsakov:

Le Coq d'Or: Introduction & Cortège de noces

Recorded 19th July 1959

Schumann:

Manfred Overture, Op. 115

Recorded 1st August 1959

Introduction & Allegro appassionato in G major, Op. 92

Recorded 1st August 1959

Rudolf Serkin (piano)

Strauss, R:

Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24

10th January 1958

Don Juan, Op. 20

24th July 1959

Don Quixote, Op. 35

Recorded 23rd January 1959

Samuel Mayes (cello), Joseph de Pasquale (viola)

Stravinsky:

Three Movements from Petrushka

Recorded 20th July 1958

Tchaikovsky:

Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

Recorded 25th July 1958

Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

Recorded 19th July 1959

Wagner:

Mild und leise 'Isolde's Liebestod' (from Tristan und Isolde): orchestral version

1st August 1959

Parsifal: Prelude to Act 1

Ich sah das Kind an seiner Mutter Brust (from Parsifal)

Margaret Harshaw (soprano)

Lohengrin: Prelude to Act 1

Einsam in trüben Tagen (from Lohengrin)

Margaret Harshaw (soprano)

Rienzi Overture

Der fliegende Holländer: Overture

Johohoe! Traft ihr das Schiff im Meere an 'Senta's Ballad' (from Der fliegende Holländer)

Margaret Harshaw (soprano)

Siegfried: Waldweben

Dich, teure Halle (from Tannhauser)

Margaret Harshaw (soprano)

Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries

Recorded 3rd August 1958


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Szymon Goldberg Volume One - Non-Commercial Recordings

Szymon Goldberg Volume One - Non-Commercial Recordings


Babin, V:

Konzertstück for violin & piano

with Victor Babin (piano)

Bach, J S:

Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, BWV1041

Netherlands Chamber Orchestra

Violin Concerto No. 2 in E major, BWV1042

Netherlands Chamber Orchestra

Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV1050

Netherlands Chamber Orchestra

Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat major, BWV1051

Netherlands Chamber Orchestra

Concerto for Oboe & Violin in C minor, BWV1060

with Haakon Stotijn (oboe)

Netherlands Chamber Orchestra

Cantata BWV21 'Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis': Sinfonia

Netherlands Chamber Orchestra

Sonata for solo violin No. 1 in G minor, BWV1001

Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004

Bartók:

Sonata for Solo Violin, BB 124, Sz. 117

Beethoven:

Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61

Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra, Dimitri Mitropoulos

Variations in G major on Wenzel Muller's Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu, Op. 121a

with Pablo Casals (cello), Rudolf Serkin (piano)

Piano Trio No. 6 in E flat Major, Op. 70 No. 2

with Pablo Casals (cello), Rudolf Serkin (piano)

Piano Trio No. 5 in D major, Op. 70 No. 1 'The Ghost'

with Pablo Casals (cello), Mieczyslaw Horszowski (piano)

Violin Sonata No. 6 in A major, Op. 30 No. 1

with Mieczyslaw Horszowski (piano)

Berg:

Violin Concerto 'To the Memory of an Angel' (1935)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, William Steinberg

Brahms:

Double Concerto for Violin & Cello in A minor, Op. 102

with Zara Nelsova (cello)

Oakland Symphony, Gerhard Samuel

Debussy:

Violin Sonata

with Artur Balsam (piano)

Dvorak:

Romantic Pieces (4) for Violin & Piano, Op. 75

with Artur Balsam (piano)

Gluck:

Orfeo ed Euridice (Orphée et Euridice): Dance of the Blessed Spirits

(arr. Kreisler)

with Artur Balsam (piano)

Haydn:

Violin Concerto No. 1 in C major, Hob.VIIa:1

Netherlands Chamber Orchestra

Berenice, che fai? (Scena di Berenice), Hob XXIVa:10

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano)

Netherlands Chamber Orchestra

Mendelssohn:

Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64

Concertgebouw Orchestra, Eduard van Beinum

Mozart:

Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K218

Netherlands Chamber Orchestra

Schoenberg:

Phantasy for Violin with Piano Accompaniment, Op. 47

with Beveridge Webster (piano)

Schubert:

Rondo for violin and strings in A major, D438

Netherlands Chamber Orchestra

Schumann:

Violin Sonata No. 1 in A minor, Op. 105

with Artur Balsam (piano)

Stravinsky:

Duo concertant

with Brooks Smith (piano)

Webern:

Four pieces for violin & piano, Op. 7 (1910)

with Beveridge Webster (piano)


Szymon Goldberg (violin)

Recorded between 1950 and 1970

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Munch conducts Romantic Favourites

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Brahms:

Double Concerto for Violin & Cello in A minor, Op. 102

Zino Francescatti (violin), Samuel Mayes (cello)

Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73

Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80

Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15

Rudolf Serkin (piano)

Dvorak:

Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 'From the New World'

Schumann:

Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129

Pierre Fournier (cello)

Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120

Strauss, R:

Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24

Don Juan, Op. 20

Allerseelen, Op. 10 No. 8

Wiegenlied, Op. 41 No. 1

Morgen, Op. 27 No. 4

Ständchen, Op. 17 No. 2

Irmgard Seefried (soprano)

Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40

Divertimento (after Couperin) Op. 86


All from previously unissued live performances, 1951-57

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Rudolf Serkin plays Beethoven

Rudolf Serkin plays Beethoven


Beethoven:

Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109

20th June 1954

Diabelli Variations, Op. 120

18th June 1954


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Casals Festivals at Prades, Volume 2

Casals Festivals at Prades, Volume 2

Live Concert Performances, 1953-62


Bach, J S:

Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004

9/7/1955

Yehudi Menuhin (violin)

Partita for solo violin No. 1 in B minor, BWV1002

7/7/1956

Yehudi Menuhin (violin)

Sonata for solo violin No. 3 in C major, BWV1005

8/7/1955

Yehudi Menuhin (violin)

Partita No. 3 in A minor, BWV827

8/7/1955

Yehudi Menuhin (violin)

Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV1009

2/7/1955

Pablo Casals (cello)

Cello Suite No. 5 in C minor, BWV1011

3/7/1956

Pablo Casals (cello)

Italian Concerto, BWV971

11/7/1956

The Well Tempered Clavier, book II: selection

Nos. 14, 15, 24. 17/7/1956

Cantata and Mass excerpts

2/7/1955

Eleanor Steber, Carol Smith, Jan Peerce, Norman Farrow, Maurice Wilk (violin), Bernard Greenhouse (cello), Erich Itor Kahn (piano), Julius Baker (flute) & Robert Bloom (oboe)

Cantata BWV202 'Weichet Nur, betrübte Schatten' (Wedding Cantata)

19/6/1953

Maria Stader (soprano)

Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV1048

19/7/1953

Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV1049

24/6/1953

Festival Orchestra, Casals

Beethoven:

Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109

20/6/1954

Piano Sonata No. 31 in A flat major, Op. 110

15/7/1959

Wilhelm Kempff (piano)

Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111

9/6/1954

Mieczislaw Horszowski (piano)

Violin Sonata No. 9 in A major, Op. 47 ‘Kreutzer'

15/7/1959

Christian Ferras (violin) & Kempff (piano)

Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15

24/6/1953

Horszowski (piano)

Festival Orchestra, Casals

Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 19

24/6/1953

Horszowski (piano)

Festival Orchestra, Casals

Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 60

8/7/1959

Collegium Musicum of London, Casals

Brahms:

Fantasies (7 piano pieces), Op. 116

11/7/1958

Horszowski (piano)

Cello Sonata No. 1 In E Minor, Op. 38

19/7/1958

Casals (cello) & Horszowski (piano)

String Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 51 No. 1

Végh Quartet

Casals:

The Birds

18/7/1956

Casals (cello) & Horszowski (piano)

Mendelssohn:

Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor, Op. 66

15/7/1959

Ferras (violin); Kempff (piano) & Casals (cello)

Mozart:

Fantasia in C minor, K396

1/8/1962

Violin Sonata No. 32 in B flat major, K454

7/7/1956

Menuhin (violin) & Horszowski (piano)

Divertimento in E flat major, K563

16/6/1953

Joseph Fuchs (violin); Lillian Fuchs (viola) & Tortelier (cello)

String Quintet No. 4 in G minor, K516

11/7/1956

Végh Quartet

Ch'io mi scordi di te?... Non temer, amato bene, K505

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Collegium Musicum of London, Casals

Divertimento in D major, K136

3/8/1962

Végh CO

Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola & Orchestra in E flat major, K364

19/6/1953

Fuchs (violin) & Fuchs (viola)

Festival Orchestra, Casals

Schubert:

Lieder

8/7/1959

Victoria de los Angeles (soprano) & Horszowski (piano)

Schumann:

Études symphoniques, Op. 13

12/7/1956

Rudolf Serkin (piano)

Kreisleriana, Op. 16

1/8/1962


Includes over 12 hours of previously unreleased material

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Guido Cantelli Conducts Beethoven & Mozart

Guido Cantelli Conducts Beethoven & Mozart


 

La Battaglia

(Gabrieli/Ghedini)

Beethoven:

Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15

29th March 1953

Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 'Emperor'

28th February 1954

Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92

8th May 1953

Mozart:

Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K466

27th March 1953


(Unreleased New York Public Performances, 1953-54)

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Serkin plays Beethoven

Serkin plays Beethoven

The 1945-1952 Solo Piano Recordings for American Columbia, digitally refurbished in 2004


Beethoven:

Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 2 ‘Moonlight'

Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 'Pathétique'

Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57 'Appassionata'

Piano Sonata No. 26 in E flat major, Op. 81a 'Les Adieux'

Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53 'Waldstein'

Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109

Fantasia in G minor, Op. 77

Piano Sonata No. 24 in F sharp major, Op. 78


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