Patrick's Leopold Stokowski CD collection:



CD1: Cowell: Koto Concerto (K. Eto/Japan Philharmonic - very good stereo); Brian: Symphony No. 28 (New Philharmonia - very good stereo); Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings; Hovhaness: Alleluia and Fugue (both American Symphony Orchestra - stereo)


CD2 (2 CDs): Berlioz: L’enfance du Christ (M. Rung/K. Riegel/R. Stillwell/M. Devlin/American Symphony Orchestra – stereo 1970)


CD3: Bach: "Adagio" from Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C minor; Handel: Concerto grosso op.6,10, Haydn: "Farewell Symphony"; Kay: "Brief Elegy"; Rorem: "Pilgrims"; Stokowski: "Reverie" (American Symphony Orchestra 1972 - stereo)


CD4: New York Philh. 1960/62 Carnegie Hall: Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1; Amirov: Suite from Azerbaijan Folk Tunes; V.Williams: Tallis Fantasia (very good mono)


CD5: LSO radio concert 1964 with introductions by Stokowski: Mussorgsky: Night on the Bare Mountain (different arrangement compared to the later DECCA version); Novacek: Perpetuum Mobile; Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade (very good mono)


CD6: New York Phil. 1947-49: Thompson: The Seine at Night (live); Luening: Pilgrims’ Hymn (live); Weinberger: Polka + Fugue (live); Tchaikovsky: ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Overture; Wagner: ‘Twilight of the Gods’ excpts.; Messiaen: L’Ascension


CD7: Wagner: Parsifal (Good Friday Spell + Symph. Synthesis Act 3); Schoenberg: Transfigured Night; Vaughan Williams: ‘Tallis’ Fantasia (L.Stokowski Symphony Orchestra 1952)


CD8: Beethoven: ‘Pastoral Symphony’ (NYPO 1949 live); Schoenberg: Song of the Wood Dove (M.Lipton/NYPO 1949 live); Schoenberg: Piano Concerto (E.Steuermann/NBC SO 1944 – world premiere recording)


CD9: Stokowski conducts the Bavarian Radio SO (Stravinsky: Firebird suite; Ruggles: Organum; Debussy: Faun); Brahms: 2nd Symphony (Chicago SO)


CD10: Philadelphia Orchestra - the final concert 1969 (Palestrina; Vittoria; Bach: Chaconne; Wagner: Tristan&Isolde; Mussorgsky: Boris Godunow; Stravinsky: Petrushka; Haydn) --- over 88 Minutes on a single CD!


CD11: Stokowski conducts Beethoven: Egmont Overture (NPO 1973 – this is NOT the DECCA rec.); Eroica (ASO 1968); Choral Fantasy (Serkin/LPO 1964) --- Egmont and Eroica in excellent stereo sound


CD12: Stokowski conducts the New York City Symphony Orchestra: Shilkret: Trombone Concerto (T. Dorsey); Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe excps.; Shostakovich: 8th Symphony excps. (historic recordings 1944/45)


CD13: Ravel: Sheherazade & Bolero; Villa-Lobos:Uirapurú/Canção do Carreiro/Bachiana Brasilleira No.5-Aria; Ibert: Escales (M.L. Godoy/ASO 67/69)


CD14: Bernstein: Symphonies Nos. 1&2; Ives: The Unanswered Question (M.L.Godoy/P.Entremont/ASO 68/69) – Bernstein 2 in excellent stereo sound


CD15: Dvorak: Violin Concerto (Milstein/NYPO 1947); Strauss: Metamorphosen (CBS SO 1947) – historic recordings


CD16: Sibelius: Violin Concerto (H. Szeryng/ASO); Strauss: Death and Transfiguration (BSO) – both in good stereo sound


CD17: Bach: Passacaglia and Fugue; Mozart: Piano Concerto No.20 (M.I. de Carli/Intern. Fesival Youth Orch.1969 – very good stereo); Bach: Four Chorale Preludes; Szabelski: Toccata (Chicago SO 1958)


CD18: Bach: Preludio from Violin Partita No. 3 / Vieuxtemps: Violin Concerto No. 4 (Y.U. Kim) / Beethoven : Three Equali for Trombone Quartet & Symphony No. 7 (ASO 1969)


CD19: Glière: ‘Ilya Murometz’ / Prokofiev: Selections from ‘Romeo and Juliet’ / Tchaikovsky: ‘Swan Lake’-Suite / Shostakovitch: Prelude in E-flat Major (Chicago Symphony Orchestra 1958)

Over 89 minutes on a single CD! Good mono sound.


CD 20: Beethoven: Triple Concerto - Rehearsal and Performance - (Beaux Arts Trio/American Symphony Orchestra)

Limited sound quality, but good and interesting performance.


CD 21 (2 CDs): Stokowski in rehearsal - Bach: 3 Transcriptions /

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (H. Boatwright/L. Parker/R. Shadley/D. Hill/Yale Glee Club/American Symphony Orchestra - Apr 22, 1972)

Very comprehensive  and interesting rehearsals in good quality.


CD 22: Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 ‘Choral’ (H. Boatwright/L. Parker/R. Shadley/D. Hill/Yale Glee Club/American Symphony Orchestra - Apr 23, 1972)

Stoki’s last known recording of Beethoven’s 9th - very moving performance in good stereo.


CD 23: Schumann: Symphony No. 2 / Haydn: Symphony No. 101 ‘The Clock’ (New York Philharmonic - 1949)

Schumann 2 in very good mono sound – Haydn in limited sound quality


CD 24: Hartmann: Symphony No.2 (Cologne Radio SO - May 25, 1955) / Leimer: Piano Concerto No.4 in c minor (Kurt Leimer, piano / Symphony of the Air - 03/59)

Very rare recordings – splendid  sound.


CD 25: Mussorgski: "Khovanchina": Prelude Act IV / Stravinsky: "Petrouchka" / Tchaikovsky: "Romeo and Juliet" / Radio Interview with Hans Hansen (Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra - 8/67)

Good supplement to the new EMI release of Nielsen’s 2nd symphony (EMI 5 75480 2)

 from the same concert.


CD 26: Stokowski in rehearsal - Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps (ASO - Jan 30, 1965)

Very interesting rehearsal in quite good quality.


CD 27: Enesco: Roumanian Rhapsody No. 1 / Borodin: Polovtsian dances / Debussy: La cathedrale engloutie / Bauer: Sun splendor / Britten: Piano concerto (Jacques Abram, piano / New York Philharmonic – 1947/1949)

Very vivid performances in good sound.


CD28: Dallapiccola: Il Prigioniero (Treigle / McKnight / Cassilly / New York City Opera Orchestra – Sept 1960) / Menotti: Amahl and the Night Visitors (Simionato / Cordova / Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino – May 1953)

Two very rare Stokowski opera live recordings. Menotti in limited sound quality.


CD29: Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet  / Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Overture / Beethoven: Symphony No.5 / Bach: Little Fugue (Syracuse Symphony Orchestra – March 7, 1971)

Good stereo sound.


CD30 (2 CDs): J.S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion (Olive Mae Beach / Clemence Gifford / Joseph Sullivan / Tudor Williams / Leopold Wintner / Greater Los Angeles Chorus / Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra – Aug 29, 1946)

Outstanding concert in good sound.


CD31: Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No. 2 / Korngold: ‘Marietta’s Song’ from ‘Die tote Stadt’ / Gershwin: ‘Summertime’ from ‘Porgy and Bess’ / Ravel: ‘La valse’ / Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1 / Weber: ‘Perpetuum Mobile’ (C. Wicks / N. Conner / D. Stockton / Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra – Jul/Aug 1946)


CD32: Blacher: Paganini-Variations / Hartmann: Symphony No. 2 ‘Adagio’ / Bloch: ‘Schelomo’ / Hovhaness: Rehearsal of ‘Meditation on Zeami’ op. 207 (Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra 1955 / American Symphony Orchestra 1964 & 1967)