Penn Library

Eugene Ormandy
A Centennial Celebration

Curated by Marjorie Hassen
Otto E. Albrecht Music Library
University of Pennsylvania


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Excerpts of Musical Performances Conducted or Performed by Eugene Ormandy


1950s

Bach-Gounod
Ave Maria

Eugene Ormandy, violin; Carl Schuetze, harp
Recorded in New York City, ca. 1922
Issued on Cameo Records 611

Bach-Ormandy
Passacaglia and Fugue, C minor (opening)

Ormandy conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra
Recorded in 1961 at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia, for broadcast on local radio station WFLN

Courtesy of the Philadelphia Orchestra

Samuel Barber
The Lovers (opening)

Ormandy conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra in the world premiere performance
Recorded on 22 September 1971 at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia, for broadcast on local radio station WFLN

Courtesy of the Philadelphia Orchestra

Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony no. 8, op. 93, F major (conclusion)

Ormandy conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra
Recorded in 1961 at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia, for broadcast on local radio station WFLN

Courtesy of the Philadelphia Orchestra

Johannes Brahms
2nd Symphony (excerpts)

Ormandy conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra in a rehearsal of the last movement
Filmed in May 1949 in Birmingham, England, during the Orchestra's first European tour

Gustav Holst
"Jupiter" from The Planets (opening)

Ormandy conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra
Recorded in June 1977 at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia
Philips laser disc 070 226-1

Courtesy of Unitel

Modest Moussorgsky
"Promenade" and "Tuileries" (opening) from Pictures at an Exhibition

Ormandy conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra
Recorded in July 1978 at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia
Philips laser disc 070 226-1

Courtesy of Unitel

Sergei Rachmaninoff
Piano Concerto no. 2, op. 18, C minor (opening)

Ormandy conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra; Van Cliburn, piano
Recorded on 3 August 1967 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, New York, for broadcast on local radio station WFLN

Courtesy of the Philadelphia Orchestra

Roger Sessions
Symphony no. 5 (opening)

Ormandy conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra in the world premiere performance
Recorded on 7 February 1964 at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia, for broadcast on local radio station WFLN

Courtesy of the Philadelphia Orchestra

Jean Sibelius
Symphony no. 1, op. 39, E minor. 3rd movement

Ormandy conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra
Recorded on 25 October 1941
First issued on Victor 18499/502
Biddulph 062

Courtesy of Biddulph Records

Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
Symphony no. 6 ("Pathetique"). 4th movement

Ormandy conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra
Recorded on 13 December 1936 and 9 January 1937
First issued on Victor 14264/8
Biddulph WHL 046

Courtesy of Biddulph Records


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