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The Art of Fritz Reiner Vol.1

American Broadcast Performances 1942-1952

Alexander Kipnis (Boris), Frank Miller (cello), Carleton Cooley (viola), Mischa Mischakoff (violin), Oscar Levant (piano), Bidú Sayão (soprano), Frank Miller (solo cello)

NBC Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra, Columbia Symphony Orchestra,...

6 CDs

$60.25

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Contents

Debussy: En bateau (from Petite Suite)

Work length14:52
  • NBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 19 January 1952

I. En bateau

Track length4:41

II. Cortege

Track length3:19

III. Menuet

Track length3:38

IV. Ballet

Track length3:14

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

Work length10:12
  • NBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 19 January 1952

No. 1. Allegro vivace

Track length5:37

No. 2. Poco allegro

Track length4:35

Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin - Orchestral version

Work length14:17
  • NBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 19 January 1952

I. Prelude

Track length3:12

II. Forlane

Track length3:50

III. Menuet

Track length4:30

IV. Rigaudon

Track length2:45

Strauss, R: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28

Work length14:52
  • NBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 19 January 1952

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

Work length25:53
  • NBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 15 December 1946

I. Allegro vivace

Track length7:38

II. Andante cantabile

Track length7:19

III. Menuetto: Allegretto

Track length4:49

IV. Molto Allegro

Track length6:07

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

Work length12:20
  • NBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 15 December 1946

A csodalatos mandarin koncertszvit (The Miraculous Mandarin Suite), BB 82

Track length12:20

Mussorgsky: Boris Godounov (version by Shostakovich)

Work length18:10
  • Alexander Kipnis (bass)
  • New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 23 July 1944

Act II: Boris' Recitative and Aria

Track length5:51

Act II: Chiming Clock

Track length3:46

Act IV Scene 2: Session of the Council of Boyars: Death of Boris

Track length8:33

 Excerpt, Rossini: Semiramide

Work length12:31
  • NBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 10 March 1942

Semiramide: Overture

Track length12:31

Strauss, R: Don Quixote, Op. 35

Work length41:08
  • Mischa Mischakoff (violin), Frank Miller (cello), Carleton Cooley (viola)
  • NBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 10 March 1942

Introduction

Track length6:05

Theme

Track length2:03

Variation 1: Das Abenteur mit den Windmuhlen

Track length2:38

Variation 2: Der Kampf gegen die Hammelherde

Track length1:32

Variation 3: Gesprache zwischen Ritter und Knappe

Track length8:12

Variation 4: Das Abenteur mit der Prozession von Bussern

Track length1:45

Variation 5: Don Quixotes Wacht in der Sommernacht

Track length4:31

Variation 6: Die verzauberte Dulzinea

Track length1:08

Variation 7: Der Ritt durch die Luft

Track length0:56

Variation 8: Die Fahrt auf dem verzauberten Nachen

Track length1:39

Variation 9: Der Kampf gegen die vermeintlichen Zauberer

Track length1:01

Variation 10: Zweikampf mit dem Ritter vom blanken Monde

Track length3:49

Finale: Don Quixotes Tod

Track length5:49

Mozart: Der Schauspieldirektor, K486: Overture

Work length4:06
  • NBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 05 January 1947

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

Work length40:01
  • NBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 05 January 1947

I. Allegro non troppo

Track length11:16

II. Andante moderato

Track length11:28

III. Allegro giocoso

Track length6:17

IV. Allegro energico e passionato

Track length11:00

Strauss, J, II: Wiener Blut Waltz, Op. 354

Work length7:57
  • NBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner

Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Op. 60

Work length21:37
  • Cleveland Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 14 December 1945

I. The Birth of Kije

Track length4:22

II. Romance

Track length4:48

III. The Wedding of Kije

Track length3:06

IV. Troika

Track length2:45

V. The Interment of Kije

Track length6:36

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 54

Work length33:18
  • Cleveland Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 14 December 1945

I. Largo

Track length18:48

II. Allegro

Track length6:46

III. Presto

Track length7:44

Honegger: Concertino for Piano & Orchestra

Work length10:21
  • Oscar Levant (piano)
  • Columbia Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 06 July 1949

I. Allegro molto moderato

Track length3:41

II. Larghetto sostenuto

Track length2:03

III. Allegro

Track length4:37

Hindemith: Symphony 'Mathis der Maler'

Work length25:03
  • NBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 29 December 1946

I. Engelkonzert (Angelic Concert)

Track length7:51

II. Grablegung (The Entombment)

Track length3:50

III. Versuchung des heiligen Antonius (The Temptation of St. Anthony)

Track length13:22

Berlioz: Le carnaval romain Overture, Op. 9

Work length9:07
  • NBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 11 June 1950

Le carnaval romain, Op. 9: Overture

Track length9:07

Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5: Aria (Cantilena)

Work length6:53
  • Bidú Sayão (soprano), Frank Miller (cello)
  • NBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 11 June 1950

Bachianas brasileiras No. 5: I. Aria: Cantilena

Track length6:53

Bartók: Hungarian Sketches, BB 103, Sz. 97

Work length6:27
  • NBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 11 June 1950

No. 2. Bear Dance

Track length1:45

No. 4. Slightly Tipsy

Track length2:24

No. 5. Swineherd's Dance

Track length2:18

Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat - Suite No. 2

Work length11:19
  • NBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 11 June 1950

I. The Neighbour's Dance: Sequidillas

Track length3:12

II. The Miller's Dance: Farruca

Track length2:29

III. Final Dance: Jota

Track length5:38

 Excerpt, Puccini: Madama Butterfly

Work length4:45
  • Bidú Sayão (soprano)
  • NBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 11 June 1950

Madama Butterfly, Act II: Un bel di, vedremo

Track length4:45

 Excerpt, Strauss, J, II: Die Fledermaus

Work length7:57
  • NBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Fritz Reiner
  • Recorded: 11 June 1950

Die Fledermaus: Overture

Track length7:57