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The Art of George Szell, Vol. 2

Previously Unissued Concerts 1943-57

Alfredo Campoli (violin), Clifford Curzon (piano)

New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell

4 CDs

$36.50

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Contents

Lalo: Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21

Work length25:34
  • Alfredo Campoli (violin)
  • New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
  • George Szell
  • Recorded: 6 December 1953
  • Recording Venue: Carnegie Hall, New York

I. Allegro non troppo

Track length7:31

II. Scherzando: Allegro molto

Track length4:07

III. Andante

Track length6:34

IV. Rondo: Allegro

Track length7:22

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83

Work length46:05
  • Clifford Curzon (piano)
  • New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
  • George Szell
  • Recorded: January 1953
  • Recording Venue: Carnegie Hall, New York

I. Allegro non troppo

Track length16:30

II. Allegro appassionato

Track length8:31

III. Andante

Track length12:09

IV. Allegretto grazioso

Track length8:55

Weber: Euryanthe Overture

Work length8:47
  • Cleveland Orchestra
  • George Szell
  • Recorded: 14 December 1957
  • Recording Venue: Severance Hall, Cleveland

 Excerpt, Wagner: Parsifal

Work length23:03
  • Cleveland Orchestra
  • George Szell
  • Recorded: 21 April 1957
  • Recording Venue: Severance Hall, Cleveland

Parsifal: Act I: Prelude - Act III: Karfreitagszauber (Good Friday Magic)

Track length23:03

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

Work length39:19
  • Cleveland Orchestra
  • George Szell
  • Recorded: 21 April 1957
  • Recording Venue: Severance Hall, Cleveland

I. Awakening of Cheerful Feelings Upon Arrival in the Country: Allegro ma non troppo

Track length9:35

II. Scene by the Brook: Andante molto mosso

Track length11:05

III. Merry Gathering of Country Folk: Allegro

Track length5:21

IV. Thunderstorm: Allegro

Track length3:32

V. Shepherd's Song: Happy and Thankful Feelings after the Storm: Allegretto

Track length9:46

Haydn: Symphony No. 97 in C major

Work length25:45
  • Cleveland Orchestra
  • George Szell
  • Recorded: 14 December 1957
  • Recording Venue: Severance Hall, Cleveland

I. Adagio - Vivace

Track length7:01

II. Adagio ma non troppo

Track length9:19

III. Menuet: Allegretto

Track length4:21

IV. Finale: Presto assai

Track length5:04

 Excerpt, Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, K492

Work length4:09
  • Cleveland Orchestra
  • George Szell
  • Recorded: 21 December 1957
  • Recording Venue: Severance Hall, Cleveland

Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492: Overture

Track length4:09

Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C major, D944 'The Great'

Work length48:04
  • Cleveland Orchestra
  • George Szell
  • Recorded: 21 December 1957
  • Recording Venue: Severance Hall, Cleveland

I. Andante - Allegro ma non troppo

Track length13:58

II. Andante con moto

Track length13:41

III. Scherzo: Allegro vivace

Track length9:20

IV. Allegro vivace

Track length11:05

Franck, C: Symphony in D minor

Work length37:49
  • New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
  • George Szell
  • Recorded: 6 December 1953
  • Recording Venue: Carnegie Hall, New York

I. Lento - Allegro non troppo

Track length18:13

II. Allegretto

Track length9:58

III. Allegro non troppo

Track length9:38

Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43

Work length39:54
  • New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
  • George Szell
  • Recorded: 18 January 1953
  • Recording Venue: Carnegie Hall, New York

I. Allegretto

Track length8:53

II. Tempo andante, ma rubato

Track length12:36

III. Vivacissimo

Track length5:06

IV. Finale: Allegro moderato

Track length13:19