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George Szell and the Cleveland Orchestra: The Forgotten Recordings

Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell

Szell later re-recorded almost all the repertoire, but it’s fascinating to hear the partnership when their much-vaunted precision was well in progress, if not immaculate...Best of all are Schumann’s... More…
  • BBC Music Magazine
    June 2021
    Historical Choice
  • Gramophone Magazine
    June 2021
    Reissue/Archive Issue of the Month

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Contents

Bach, J S: Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068

Work length19:30
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  • George Szell

I. Overture

Track length6:19
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II. Air

Track length5:46
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III. Gavottes I & II

Track length3:19
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IV. Bourrée

Track length1:20
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V. Gigue

Track length2:46
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Smetana: Vltava (from Má Vlast)

Work length11:37
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  • Cleveland Orchestra
  • George Szell

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

Work length13:49
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  • George Szell

Mozart: Symphony No. 39 in E flat major, K543

Work length24:40
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  • George Szell

I. Adagio - Allegro

Track length8:21
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II. Andante con moto

Track length8:32
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III. Menuetto

Track length3:49
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IV. Allegro

Track length3:58
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Brahms: Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80

Work length10:25
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  • George Szell

Brahms: Variations on a theme by Haydn for orchestra, Op. 56a 'St Anthony Variations'

Work length17:26
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  • Cleveland Orchestra
  • George Szell

Theme

Track length2:00
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Var. 1, Poco Più animato

Track length1:19
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Var. 2, Più vivace

Track length0:59
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Var. 3, Con moto

Track length1:44
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Var. 4, Andante con moto

Track length2:04
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Var. 5, Vivace

Track length0:57
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Var. 6, Vivace

Track length1:15
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Var. 7, Grazioso

Track length2:40
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Var. 8, Presto non troppo

Track length0:54
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Finale. Andante

Track length3:34
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Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120

Work length25:36
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  • George Szell

I. Ziemlich langsam - Lebhaft

Track length8:48
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II. Romanze. Ziemlich langsam

Track length4:09
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III. Scherzo. Lebhaft

Track length5:01
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IV. Langsam - Lebhaft

Track length7:38
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Stravinsky: The Firebird

Work length19:33
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  • George Szell

Ia. Introduction

Track length2:52
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Ib. The Firebird and Its Dance

Track length0:14
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Ic. Variation of the Firebird

Track length1:14
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II. Round of the Princesses

Track length4:33
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III. Infernal Dance of King Kastchei

Track length4:13
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IV. Lullaby

Track length3:28
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V. Finale

Track length2:59
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