Orchestral Music - BEETHOVEN, L. van / SMETANA, B. / WAGNER, R. / WEBER, C.M. von / MENDELSSOHN, Felix (The Art of George Szell, Vol. 1) (1943-1957)

   
   
     
 JOHN STAFFORD SMITH
1  The Star Spangled Banner 1:39
 George Szell Conductor
     
 LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
 Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92  
2 I. Poco sostenuto - Vivace 11:51
3 II. Allegretto 8:47
4 III. Presto, assai meno presto 7:58
5 IV. Allegro con brio 7:17
 George Szell Conductor
     
 BEDRICH SMETANA
6  Ma vlast (My Fatherland) 12:51
 George Szell Conductor
     
 RICHARD WAGNER
7  Tannhauser 13:49
 George Szell Conductor
     
 JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
8  The Stars and Stripes Forever 3:35
 George Szell Conductor
     
     
     
 JOHN STAFFORD SMITH
1  The Star Spangled Banner 1:33
 George Szell Conductor
     
 CARL MARIA VON WEBER
2  Oberon, J. 306: Overture 9:10
 George Szell Conductor
     
 FELIX MENDELSSOHN
 Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90, MWV N16, 'Italian'  
3 I. Allegro vivace 10:14
4 II. Andante con moto 5:36
5 III. Con moto moderato 6:55
6 IV. Saltarello: Presto 5:40
 George Szell Conductor
     
 RICHARD STRAUSS
7  Don Juan, Op. 20, TrV 156 15:59
 George Szell Conductor
     
 GEORGE GERSHWIN
8  Rhapsody in Blue * 16:11
 George Szell Soloist
     
     
     
 BEDRICH SMETANA
1  Prodana nevesta (The Bartered Bride) 6:33
 George Szell Conductor
     
 GEORGE SZELL
 String Quartet No. 1 in E minor, 'From my life' (arr. George Szell for orchestra)  
2 I. Allegro vivo appassionato 7:54
3 II. Alla polka 5:20
4 III. Largo sostenuto 9:08
5 IV. Vivace - Meno mosso 6:46
 George Szell Conductor
     
 RICHARD STRAUSS
6  Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche (Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks), Op. 28, TrV 171 13:48
 George Szell Conductor
     
 ROBERT SCHUMANN
 Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120 (revised version, 1851)  
7 I. Ziemlich langsam - Lebhaft 9:05
8 II. Romanze: Ziemlich langsam 4:18
9 III. Scherzo: Lebhaft 5:13
10 IV. Langsam - Lebhaft 7:39
 George Szell Conductor
     
     
     
 NIKOLAI ANDREYEVICH RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
1  Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34 15:38
 George Szell Conductor
     
 SERGEY PROKOFIEV
 Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 19  
2 I. Andantino: Andante assai 9:31
3 II. Scherzo: Vivacissimo 4:00
4 III. Moderato - Allegro moderato - Moderato - Piu tranquillo 7:38
 Joseph Szigeti Soloist
     
 JOHANNES BRAHMS
 Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73  
5 I. Allegro non troppo 15:08
6 II. Adagio non troppo - L'istesso tempo, ma grazioso 9:13
7 III. Allegretto grazioso (quasi andantino) - Presto ma non assai 5:20
8 IV. Allegro con spirito 9:02
 George Szell Conductor
     
 George Szell Conductor