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Mozart: Don Giovanni & Le Nozze di Figaro

Mozart: Don Giovanni & Le Nozze di Figaro


Mozart:

Don Giovanni, K527

recorded live on 7th March, 1942

Ezio Pinza (Don Giovanni), Rose Bampton (Donna Anna), Charles Kullman (Don Ottavio), Jarmila Novotná (Donna Elvira), Alexander Kipnis (Leporello), Norman Cordon (Il Commendatore), Mack Harrell (Masetto), Bidù Sayão (Zerlina)

Le nozze di Figaro, K492

recorded live on 29th January, 1944

Ezio Pinza (Figaro), Bidù Sayão (Susanna), John Brownlee (Il Conte Almaviva), Eleanor Steber (La Contessa Almaviva), Jarmila Novotná (Cherubino), Irra Petina (Marcellina), Salvatore Baccaloni (Bartolo), Alessio De Paolis (Basilio), John Garris (Curzio), Louis d'Angelo (Antonio), Marita Farell (Barbarina)


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West Hill Radio Archive - WHRA6045

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Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72

Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72

Two legendary performances from the New York Met, 1941 & 1951


February 22, 1941 broadcast: Kirsten Flagstad (Leonore), René Maison (Florestan), Julius Huehn (Don Pizarro), Alexander Kipnis (Rocco), Marita Farell (Marzelline), Karl Laufkoetter (Jaquino), Herbert Janssen (Don Fernando). March 10, 1951 matinee broadcast: Kirsten Flagstad (Leonore), Set Svanholm (Florestan), Dezsö Ernster (Rocco), Paul Schöffler (Pizarro), Nadine Conner (Marzelline), Peter Klein (Jaquino), Jerome Hines (Fernando)

Metropolitan Opera, Bruno Walter

“Two live Met versions (1941 and 1951) of Beethoven's opera show little diminution in the power of Flagstad's Leonore and Walter's conducting. Good sound.” BBC Music Magazine, November 2006 ****

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West Hill Radio Archive - WHRA6008

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The Art of Fritz Reiner Vol.1

The Art of Fritz Reiner Vol.1

American Broadcast Performances 1942-1952


Bartók:

Two Romanian Dances, Op. 8a, Sz. 43, BB56

19th January, 1952

NBC Symphony Orchestra

The Miraculous Mandarin, Op. 19, Sz. 73 (suite)

15th December, 1946

NBC Symphony Orchestra

Hungarian Sketches, BB 103, Sz. 97

11th June, 1950

NBC Symphony Orchestra

Berlioz:

Le carnaval romain Overture, Op. 9

11th June, 1950

NBC Symphony Orchestra

Brahms:

Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98

5th January, 1947

NBC Symphony Orchestra

Debussy:

Petite Suite

arr. Busser, 19th January, 1952

NBC Symphony Orchestra

Falla:

Three dances from El Sombrero de Tres Picos

11th June, 1950

NBC Symphony Orchestra

Hindemith:

Symphony 'Mathis der Maler'

29th December, 1946

NBC Symphony Orchestra

Honegger:

Concertino for Piano & Orchestra

6th July, 1949

Oscar Levant (piano)

Columbia Symphony Orchestra

Mozart:

Symphony No. 41 in C major, K551 'Jupiter'

15th December, 1946

NBC Symphony Orchestra

Der Schauspieldirektor, K486: Overture

5th January, 1947

NBC Symphony Orchestra

Mussorgsky:

Boris Godunov - arias

23rd July, 1944

Alexander Kipnis (Boris)

New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra

Prokofiev:

Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Op. 60

14th January, 1945

The Cleveland Orchestra

Puccini:

Un bel di vedremo (from Madama Butterfly)

11th June, 1950

NBC Symphony Orchestra

Ravel:

Le tombeau de Couperin - Orchestral version

19th January, 1952

NBC Symphony Orchestra

Rossini:

Semiramide Overture

10th March, 1942

NBC Symphony Orchestra

Shostakovich:

Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 54

14th January, 1945

The Cleveland Orchestra

Strauss, J, II:

Wiener Blut Waltz, Op. 354

5th January, 1947

NBC Symphony Orchestra

Die Fledermaus Overture

11th June, 1950

NBC Symphony Orchestra

Strauss, R:

Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28

19th January, 1952

NBC Symphony Orchestra

Don Quixote, Op. 35

10th March, 1942

Frank Miller (cello), Carleton Cooley (viola), Mischa Mischakoff (violin)

NBC Symphony Orchestra

Villa-Lobos:

Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5: Aria (Cantilena)

11th June, 1950

Bidú Sayão (soprano), Frank Miller (solo cello)

NBC Symphony Orchestra


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West Hill Radio Archive - WHRA6024

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Toscanini In Buenos Aires

Toscanini In Buenos Aires


Beethoven:

Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 'Choral'


Judith Hellwig (soprano), Lydia Kindermann (alto), René Maison (tenor), Alexander Kipnis (bass)

Colon Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini

Recorded 1941

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Music & Arts - MACD1119

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Beethoven: Missa Solemnis & Choral Fantasia

Beethoven: Missa Solemnis & Choral Fantasia


Beethoven:

Missa Solemnis in D major, Op. 123

Zinka Milanov (soprano), Bruna Castagna (mezzo), Jussi Björling (tenor), Alexander Kipnis (bass)

Fantasia for Piano, Chorus and Orchestra in C minor, Op. 80

Ania Dorfman (piano)


"I can think of no better introduction to Toscanini for a listener who is curious to know why so many considered him the greatest conductor of his time.”

--William H. Youngren in The Christian Science Monitor

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