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The A-Z of Conductors

by David Patmore

Includes Arturo Toscanini, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Leopold Stokowski, Thomas Beecham, Willem Mengelberg, Herbert von Karajan, Leonard Bernstein

4 CDs

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Contents

Respighi: La Boutique Fantasque, PP120

4:40
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  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Ernest Ansermet
  • Recorded: 20-22 July 1950
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

La boutique fantasque, P. 120: Can-can and Scene

4:40
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Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture, Op. 26

9:07
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  • Hallé Orchestra
  • Sir John Barbirolli
  • Recorded: 30 April 1948
  • Recording Venue: Houldsworth Hall, Manchester, UK

The Hebrides, Op. 26

9:07
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 Excerpt, Delius: A Village Romeo and Juliet

7:14
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  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Thomas Beecham
  • Recorded: 19-12 December 1927
  • Recording Venue: Fyvie Hall, London, UK

A Village Romeo and Juliet: The Walk to the Paradise Garden

7:14
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Rossini: La scala di seta (The Silken Ladder): Overture

5:55
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  • Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • Eduard van Beinum
  • Recorded: May 1952

 Excerpt, Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C major, Op. 61

8:10
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  • New York Stadium Symphony Orchestra
  • Leonard Bernstein
  • Recorded: 23 June 1953
  • Recording Venue: New York, USA

Symphony No. 2 in C major, Op. 61: IV. Allegro molto vivace

8:10
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 Excerpt, Weber: Der Freischütz

9:12
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  • Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Karl Böhm
  • Recorded: 25 June 1938
  • Recording Venue: Dresden, Germany

Der Freischutz, J. 277: Overture

9:12
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Elgar: Imperial March, Op. 32

4:07
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  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Recorded: 16 April 1937
  • Recording Venue: London, UK

Mozart: Don Giovanni, K527: Overture

6:18
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  • Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra
  • Fritz Busch
  • Recorded: 29 June - 5 July 1936

 Excerpt, Debussy: La Mer

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  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Guido Cantelli
  • Recorded: 13-14 September 1954
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

La Mer: III. Dialogue du vent et de la mer

7:56
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 Excerpt, Mozart: Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K183

4:17
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  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sergiu Celibidache
  • Recorded: 9 April and 29 December 1948
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K. 183: IV. Allegro

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 Excerpt, Gounod: Faust - Ballet Music

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  • Paris Opera Orchestra
  • André Cluytens
  • Recorded: June 1953
  • Recording Venue: Paris, France

Faust, Act V Scene 2: Ballet Music

4:19
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Wagner: Lohengrin: Prelude to Act 3

2:52
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  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Albert Coates
  • Recorded: 21 October 1925
  • Recording Venue: Studio B, Hayes, Middlesex, UK

Berlioz: Le carnaval romain Overture, Op. 9

8:39
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  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Victor de Sabata
  • Recorded: 30 May 1946
  • Recording Venue: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London, UK

Debussy: Pelleas et Melisande (Pelleas and Melisande), Act IV: Interlude

3:42
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  • Symphonic Orchestra
  • Roger Desormiere
  • Recorded: 24 April - 26 May 1941
  • Recording Venue: Salle du Conservatoire, Paris, France

Tchaikovsky: Hamlet, Op. 67

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  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Antal Dorati
  • Recorded: 17 September 1937
  • Recording Venue: London, UK

Hamlet - Fantasy Overture after Shakespeare, Op. 67

7:39
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Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia

6:11
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  • RIAS Symphony Orchestra
  • Ferenc Fricsay
  • Recorded: 23 March 1952
  • Recording Venue: Berlin, Germany

 Excerpt, Wagner: Tristan und Isolde

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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Wilhelm Furtwängler
  • Recorded: 11 February 1938
  • Recording Venue: Berlin, Germany

Tristan und Isolde: Liebestod

7:04
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Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 in E major, WAB 107: I. Allegro moderato (beginning)

4:47
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Jascha Horenstein
  • Recorded: 1928
  • Recording Venue: High School for Music, Berlin, Germany

 Excerpt, Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98

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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Eugen Jochum
  • Recorded: 7-10 December 1953
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-christus-Kirche, Berlin, Germany

Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98: IV. Allegro energico e passionato

9:58
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 Excerpt, Beethoven: Egmont Incidental Music, Op. 84

8:21
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  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 19 June 1953
  • Recording Venue: London, UK

Egmont, Op. 84: Overture

8:21
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Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Act I: Prelude

11:07
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  • Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Rudolf Kempe
  • Recorded: 29 April - 2 May 1951
  • Recording Venue: Dresden, Germany

Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Act III: Prelude

11:07
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 Excerpt, Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

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  • Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • Erich Kleiber
  • Recorded: 26 September 1953
  • Recording Venue: concertgebouw, amsterdam, Netherland

Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro con brio

7:17
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 Excerpt, Mahler: Symphony No. 2 'Resurrection'

4:18
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  • Hilde Rössel-Majdan (mezzo-soprano)
  • Wiener Symphoniker
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Recorded: 14-16 and 20-23 May 1951
  • Recording Venue: Musikvereinsaal, Vienna, Austria

Symphony No. 2 in C minor, "Resurrection": IV. Urlicht

4:18
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 Excerpt, Wagner: Die Walküre

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  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Hans Knappertsbusch
  • Recorded: 6-7 May 1953
  • Recording Venue: Musikvereinsaal, Vienna, Austria

Die Walkure, Act III: Ride of the Valkyries

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 Excerpt, Grieg: Two Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34

5:39
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Sergey Koussevitzky
  • Recorded: 29 November 1950
  • Recording Venue: Symphony Hall, Boston, USA

2 Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34: II. Varen (Last Spring)

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 Excerpt, Strauss, J, II: Die Fledermaus

8:04
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  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Clemens Krauss
  • Recorded: 22 June and 16-22 September 1950
  • Recording Venue: Vienna, Austria

Die Fledermaus: Overture

8:04
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Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K384: Overture

4:28
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  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Josef Krips
  • Recorded: 17 December 1951
  • Recording Venue: Vienna, Austria

Berlioz: La damnation de Faust (The Damnation of Faust), Op. 24: Hungarian March,

4:22
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  • Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • Willem Mengelberg
  • Recorded: 16 April 1942
  • Recording Venue: Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherland

Scriabin: Symphony No. 4 - 'Le Poème de l'extase', Op. 54

7:31
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  • New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
  • Dimitri Mitropoulos
  • Recorded: 30 April 1953
  • Recording Venue: New York, USA

Le Poeme de l'extase (The Poem of Ecstasy), Op. 54 (conclusion)

7:31
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 Excerpt, Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14

5:45
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  • San Francisco Symphony
  • Pierre Monteux
  • Recorded: 27 February 1950
  • Recording Venue: War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, USA

Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: II. Un bal (The Ball)

5:45
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Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini, Op. 32

3:50
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  • Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Evgeny Mravinsky
  • Recorded: 20 May 1940
  • Recording Venue: Moscow, Russia

Francesca da Rimini, Op. 32 (beginning)

3:50
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Indy: Fervaal, Op. 40: Prelude to Act 1

4:40
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  • Paris Conservatoire Orchestra
  • Charles Munch
  • Recorded: 4 October 1947
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

 Excerpt, Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

4:42
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Arthur Nikisch
  • Recorded: 20 November 1913
  • Recording Venue: Berlin, Germany

Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67: IV. Allegro (conclusion)

4:42
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 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 'Pathétique'

7:43
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  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Eugene Ormandy
  • Recorded: 13 December 1936
  • Recording Venue: Academy of Music, Philadelphia, USA

Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, "Pathetique": II. Allegro con grazia

7:43
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 Excerpt, Bizet: Carmen

2:18
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  • RCA Victor Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: May-June 1951
  • Recording Venue: Manhattan Center, New York City, USA

Carmen, Act I: Prelude

2:18
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 Excerpt, Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21

5:35
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  • Austrian Symphony Orchestra, members
  • Artur Rodzinski
  • Recorded: 07 and 09 March 1952
  • Recording Venue: Vienna, Austria

Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21: IV. Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace

5:35
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Handel: Hallelujah Chorus (from Messiah)

3:26
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  • London Philharmonic Choir, London Symphony Orchestra
  • Hermann Scherchen
  • Recorded: September 1953
  • Recording Venue: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London, UK

Mozart: Adagio for Violin and Orchestra in E, K261

4:44
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
  • Recorded: 25 June 1936
  • Recording Venue: Berlin, Germany

 Excerpt, Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 97 'Rhenish'

5:21
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  • Paris Conservatoire Orchestra
  • Carl Schuricht
  • Recorded: June 1954
  • Recording Venue: Paris, France

Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 97, "Rhenish": V. Lebhaft

5:21
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Suppe: Leichte Kavallerie Overture

5:34
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  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 05-06 April 1951
  • Recording Venue: London, UK

Leichte Kavallerie (Light Cavalry): Overture

5:34
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 Excerpt, Liszt: A Faust Symphony, S108

5:12
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  • Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
  • William Steinberg
  • Recorded: 5 March 1949

Eine Faust-Symphonie in 3 Charakterbildern, S108 / R425, "A Faust Symphony": II. Gretchen (conclusion)

5:12
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Wagner: Rienzi Overture

11:14
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  • New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
  • Leopold Stokowski
  • Recorded: 4 April 1949
  • Recording Venue: Columbia 30th Street Studios, New York, US

 Excerpt, Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C major, K551 'Jupiter'

5:38
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  • Staatskapelle Berlin
  • Richard Strauss
  • Recorded: 1926
  • Recording Venue: Berlin, Germany

Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551, "Jupiter": IV. Allegro molto

5:38
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 Excerpt, Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 'From the New World'

7:52
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  • Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
  • George Szell
  • Recorded: 30 October 1937
  • Recording Venue: EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London, UK

Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, "From the New World": III. Molto vivace

7:52
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 Excerpt, Suk: Serenade for String Orchestra in E flat, Op. 6

5:39
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  • Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Vaclav Talich
  • Recorded: 22-23 November 1938
  • Recording Venue: EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London, UK

Serenade in E flat major, Op. 6: II. Allegro ma non troppo e grazioso

5:39
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Brahms: Tragic Overture, Op. 81

12:39
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  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Arturo Toscanini
  • Recorded: 25 October 1937
  • Recording Venue: Queen's Hall, London, UK

 Excerpt, Mahler: Symphony No. 5

8:14
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  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Bruno Walter
  • Recorded: 19 January 1938
  • Recording Venue: Musikvereinsaal, Vienna, Austria

Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor: IV. Adagietto

8:14
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Strauss, J, II: Tausendundeine Nacht, Op. 346

8:00
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  • British Symphony Orchestra
  • Felix Weingartner
  • Recorded: 8 April 1931
  • Recording Venue: London, UK

Tausend und eine Nacht (Thousand and One Nights), Op. 346

8:00
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