Orchestral Music - DEBUSSY, C. / BARTOK, B. / RAVEL, M. / STRAUSS, R. / MOZART, W.A. / ROSSINI, G. (The Art of Fritz Reiner, Vol. 1) (1942-1952)

     
 CLAUDE DEBUSSY
 Petite suite: I. En bateau (arr. H. Busser for orchestra)  
1 I. En bateau 4:41
2 II. Cortege 3:19
3 III. Menuet 3:38
4 IV. Ballet 3:08
 Fritz Reiner Conductor
     
 BELA BARTOK
 2 Romanian Dances, Op. 8a, BB 56 (arr. T. Serly)  
5 No. 1. Allegro vivace 5:37
6 No. 2. Poco allegro 4:27
 Fritz Reiner Conductor
     
 MAURICE RAVEL
 Le tombeau de Couperin (version for orchestra)  
7 I. Prelude 3:12
8 II. Forlane 3:50
9 III. Menuet 4:30
10 IV. Rigaudon 2:41
 Fritz Reiner Conductor
     
 RICHARD STRAUSS
11  Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche (Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks), Op. 28, TrV 171 14:50
 Fritz Reiner Conductor
     
     
     
 WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART
 Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551, "Jupiter"  
1 I. Allegro vivace 7:38
2 II. Andante cantabile 7:19
3 III. Menuetto: Allegretto 4:49
4 IV. Molto Allegro 6:07
 Fritz Reiner Conductor
     
 BELA BARTOK
5  A csodalatos mandarin koncertszvit (The Miraculous Mandarin Suite), Op. 19, BB 82 12:20
 Fritz Reiner Conductor
     
 MODEST PETROVICH MUSSORGSKY
 Boris Godounov (version by Shostakovich)  
6 Act II: Boris' Recitative and Aria 5:51
7 Act II: Chiming Clock 3:46
8 Act IV Scene 2: Session of the Council of Boyars: Death of Boris 8:33
 Fritz Reiner Soloist
     
     
     
 GIOACHINO ROSSINI
1  Semiramide 12:31
 Fritz Reiner Conductor
     
 RICHARD STRAUSS
 Don Quixote, Op. 35, TrV 184  
2 Introduction 6:05
3 Theme 2:03
4 Variation 1: Das Abenteur mit den Windmuhlen 2:38
5 Variation 2: Der Kampf gegen die Hammelherde 1:32
6 Variation 3: Gesprache zwischen Ritter und Knappe 8:12
7 Variation 4: Das Abenteur mit der Prozession von Bussern 1:45
8 Variation 5: Don Quixotes Wacht in der Sommernacht 4:31
9 Variation 6: Die verzauberte Dulzinea 1:08
10 Variation 7: Der Ritt durch die Luft 0:56
11 Variation 8: Die Fahrt auf dem verzauberten Nachen 1:39
12 Variation 9: Der Kampf gegen die vermeintlichen Zauberer 1:01
13 Variation 10: Zweikampf mit dem Ritter vom blanken Monde 3:49
14 Finale: Don Quixotes Tod 5:49
 Fritz Reiner Soloist
     
     
     
 WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART
1  Der Schauspieldirektor (The Impresario), K. 486: Overture 4:06
 Fritz Reiner Conductor
     
 JOHANNES BRAHMS
 Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98  
2 I. Allegro non troppo 11:16
3 II. Andante moderato 11:28
4 III. Allegro giocoso 6:17
5 IV. Allegro energico e passionato 11:00
 Fritz Reiner Conductor
     
 JOHANN STRAUSS II
6  Wiener Blut, Op. 354 7:57
 Fritz Reiner Conductor
     
     
     
 SERGEY PROKOFIEV
 Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op. 60  
1 I. The Birth of Kije 4:22
2 II. Romance 4:48
3 III. The Wedding of Kije 3:06
4 IV. Troika 2:45
5 V. The Interment of Kije 6:36
 Fritz Reiner Conductor
     
 DMITRY SHOSTAKOVICH
 Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 54  
6 I. Largo 18:48
7 II. Allegro 6:46
8 III. Presto 7:44
 Fritz Reiner Conductor
     
 ARTHUR HONEGGER
 Piano Concertino  
9 I. Allegro molto moderato 3:41
10 II. Larghetto sostenuto 2:03
11 III. Allegro 4:37
 Oscar Levant Soloist
     
     
     
 PAUL HINDEMITH
 Symphony, "Mathis der Maler"  
1 I. Engelkonzert (Angelic Concert) 9:25
2 II. Grablegung (The Entombment) 4:26
3 III. Versuchung des heiligen Antonius (The Temptation of St. Anthony) 12:56
 Fritz Reiner Conductor
     
 HECTOR BERLIOZ
4  Le carnaval romain, Op. 9 9:07
 Fritz Reiner Conductor
     
 MANOEL BANDEIRA
5  Bachianas brasileiras No. 5 6:53
 Fritz Reiner Soloist
     
 BELA BARTOK
 Magyar kepek (Hungarian Sketches), BB 103  
6 No. 2. Bear Dance 1:35
7 No. 4. Slightly Tipsy 2:31
8 No. 5. Swineherd's Dance 1:58
 Fritz Reiner Conductor
     
 MANUEL DE FALLA
 El sombrero de 3 picos (The 3-Cornered Hat): Suite No. 2  
9 I. The Neighbour's Dance: Sequidillas 3:12
10 II. The Miller's Dance: Farruca 2:29
11 III. Final Dance: Jota 5:38
 Fritz Reiner Conductor
     
 LUIGI ILLICA
12  Madama Butterfly 4:45
 Bidu Sayao Soloist
     
 JOHANN STRAUSS II
13  Die Fledermaus 7:57
 Fritz Reiner Conductor
     
 Fritz Reiner Conductor