Leopold Stokowski:
Making Music Matter

Curated by Marjorie Hassen

Otto E. Albrecht Music Library
University of Pennsylvania


Musical Selections Conducted by Leopold Stokowski

Note: The following list offers links to RealAudio files, prepared by Dan Heath, for all the musical selections in this exhibition. They are optimized for network connections and for 28.8K modem connections. To hear the selections, you must have RealPlayer G2, which can be downloaded by using the following link: get RealPlayer now.
Johann Sebastian Bach
Passacaglia for Organ in C Minor, BWV 582 (excerpt)

Arranged and recorded for the Duo-Art Aeolian Pipe Organ
by Leopold Stokowski from his own adaptation
for the orchestra in collaboration with Harry Ross Shelley
Bach-Stokowski
Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565 (excerpt)

Leopold Stokowski and the London Symphony Orchestra
Recorded 27 and 29 July 1974, Walthamstow Town Hall, London
BMG 09026-68643-2
Courtesy of BMG Classics
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 7 in A Major, op. 92
"Allegro con brio" (final measures)

Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra
Recorded on 6, 15, and 25 April 1927;
first issued on Victor 6670/4 [M-17]
Biddulph WHL033
Courtesy of Biddulph Recordings
Hector Berlioz
Roman Carnival Overture (excerpt)

Leopold Stokowski and the NWDR Symphony Orchestra
Recorded Hamburg, 1952
Mussorgsky-Stokowski
Night on the Bare Mountain

Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra
Recorded 8 December 1940 at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia
First issued on Victor 17900; HMV DB5900
Dutton CDAX 8009
Courtesy of Dutton Laboratories
Mussorgsky-Stokowski
Pictures from an Exhibition, "Promenade"

Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra
Recorded 27 November 1939 at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia
First issued on Victor Set M706
Dutton CDAX 8009
Courtesy of Dutton Laboratories
Sergei Rachmaninoff
Vocalise, Op. 34 No. 14 (excerpt)
Arranged by Arcady Dubensky

Leopold Stokowski and the American Symphony Orchestra
Anna Moffo, Soprano
Recorded 14 April 1964, in Manhattan Center, New York City
BMG 09026-62600-2
Courtesy of BMG Classics
Franz Schubert
Symphony No. 8 in B minor ("Unfinished")
"Allegro moderato"(excerpt)

Leopold Stokowski and the All-American Youth Orchestra
Recorded 10 July 1941
First issued on Columbia Set M485
Produced in association with the Leopold Stokowski Society
CALA CACD0520
Courtesy of Cala Records Ltd.
Richard Strauss
Death and Transfiguration (excerpt)

Leopold Stokowski and the New York City Symphony Orchestra
Recorded 10 December 1944
First issued on Victor M 1006
Produced in association with the Leopold Stokowski Society
CALA CACD 0506
Courtesy of Cala Records Ltd.
Igor Stravinsky
Le sacre du printemps, "Introduction" (excerpt)

Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra
Recorded 24 and 25 September 1929 and 12 March 1930
First issued on Victor Set M74
Courtesy of BMG Classics

Audio-Video Selections

Note: The following list offers links to RealMedia files, prepared by Shooters, Inc. At this time, they should be consulted only if using a network connection for downloading. To view the selections, you must have RealPlayer 7, which can be downloaded by using the following link: get RealPlayer now.
Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra performing an excerpt of the 4th movement of Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 5, recorded for Fox Movietone News
Franz Schubert's Ave Maria, performed by Marian Anderson, with the choir of Westminster Choir College, conducted by Leopold Stokowski, December 1944

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