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Toscanini, Italian conducting legend and works by four Italians & three other Europeans 5 CDs + 40p book box-set

£14.99

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Arturo Toscanini (1867-1957) was one of the most talented conductors of the Late 19C to Mid 20C, and that IS saying something! That era was chock-full of legendary conductors, like : von Karajan ; Solti ; Klemperer ; Leinsdorf ; Beecham ; Krips ; Stokowski, and others of similarly high renown ...

This lovely, 5-CD box-set contains Toscanini's handling of the works, of four of his Italian compatriots (Rossini ; Donizetti ; Puccini ; and, last but certainly not least, Verdi), as well as Beethoven, Franck and Elgar.

(details of various orchestras and accompanists for each recording, are given in accompanying notes on back of CD cases)

Disc One : Toscanini & Beethoven (rec. New York Dec'40 ; 79:00):-
Missa Solemnis Op.123 : 1) I Kyrie 2) II Gloria 3) III Credo 4) IV Sanctus 5) V Agnus Dei.

Disc Two :-
i) Toscanini & Rossini (all rec. Milan May'46 ; 27:09) :-
1) Sinfonia, from La Gazza Ladra ; 2) Dal tuo stellate soglio, from Mose in Egitto ; 3) Bridal Choir, from William Tell ; 4) Pas de Six, from William Tell ; 5) Soldier's March, from William Tell.
ii) Toscanini & Donizetti (12:22) :-
6) Sinfonia, from Don Pasquale (rec.1921) ; 7) Regnava nel silenzio (rec.1926) ; 8) Cruda funesta smania (rec.1925).
iii) Toscanini & Puccini (22:54) :-
9) Intermezzo, from Manon Lescaut (rec. Milan May'46) ; 10) Ansia eterna crudel, from Manon ... ; 11) Manon! Des Grieuz!, from Manon ... ; 12) All'armi! All'armi!, from Manon ... ; 13) Presto in fila marciate!, from Manon ... ; 14) Un bel vedremo, from Madame Butterfly (rec.1927).

Disc Three :-
i) Toscanini & Franck (rec. Mar'46 ; 37:34) :-
Symphony in D minor : 1) I Lento 2) II Allegretto 3) III Allegro non troppo.
ii) Toscanini & Elgar (rec. London Jun'35 ; 28:57) :-
Enigma Variations Op.36 : 4) I Andante (Caroline A Elgar, composer's wife) ; 5) II Allegro (Hew David Stuart-Powell) 6) III Allegretto (Richard Baxter Townshend) 7) IV Allegro di molto (William Meath Baker) 8) V Moderato (Richard Penrose Arnold) 9) VI Andantino (Isobel Fitton) 10) VII Presto (Troyte Griffin) 11) VIII Allegretto (Winifred Norbury) 12) IX Adagio (A J Jaeger) 13) X Intermezzo : Allegretto (Dora Penny) 14) XI Allegro di molto (Georg Robertson Sinclair) 15) XII Andante (Basil G Nevinson) 16) XIII Romanza : Moderato (Lady Mary Lygon) 17) XIV Finale : Allegro (Edward W Elgar, composer).

Disc Four :-
Toscanini & Verdi (rec. New York Nov'40 ; 56:55) :-
Messa da Requiem (beginning) : 1) I Requiem & Kyrie 2) II Dies irae 3) III Offertorio.
Disc Five :-
Toscanini & Verdi (Nov'40 ; 42:38) :-
Messa da Requiem (conclusion) : 1) IV Sanctus 2) V Agnus Dei 3) VI Lux Aeterna 4) VII Libera me.

Discs One, Three, Four & Five are all in EX condition.
Disc Two is in EX- condition.
Accompanying 40-page booklet (sample Photo Two) is in EX+ condition.

Item details

Band/artist(s):
and works by four Italians & three other Europeans 5 CDs + 40p book box-set
Catalogue number:
4011222200839
Condition:
Used
Genre:
Classical, opera & popera
Label:
TIM / Past Perfect
Tracks:
43

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Arturo Toscanini (1867-1957) was one of the most talented conductors of the Late 19C to Mid 20C, and that IS saying something! That era was chock-full of legendary conductors, like : von Karajan ; Solti ; Klemperer ; Leinsdorf ; Beecham ; Krips ; Stokowski, and others of similarly high renown ...

This lovely, 5-CD box-set contains Toscanini's handling of the works, of four of his Italian compatriots (Rossini ; Donizetti ; Puccini ; and, last but certainly not least, Verdi), as well as Beethoven, Franck and Elgar.

(details of various orchestras and accompanists for each recording, are given in accompanying notes on back of CD cases)

Disc One : Toscanini & Beethoven (rec. New York Dec'40 ; 79:00):-
Missa Solemnis Op.123 : 1) I Kyrie 2) II Gloria 3) III Credo 4) IV Sanctus 5) V Agnus Dei.

Disc Two :-
i) Toscanini & Rossini (all rec. Milan May'46 ; 27:09) :-
1) Sinfonia, from La Gazza Ladra ; 2) Dal tuo stellate soglio, from Mose in Egitto ; 3) Bridal Choir, from William Tell ; 4) Pas de Six, from William Tell ; 5) Soldier's March, from William Tell.
ii) Toscanini & Donizetti (12:22) :-
6) Sinfonia, from Don Pasquale (rec.1921) ; 7) Regnava nel silenzio (rec.1926) ; 8) Cruda funesta smania (rec.1925).
iii) Toscanini & Puccini (22:54) :-
9) Intermezzo, from Manon Lescaut (rec. Milan May'46) ; 10) Ansia eterna crudel, from Manon ... ; 11) Manon! Des Grieuz!, from Manon ... ; 12) All'armi! All'armi!, from Manon ... ; 13) Presto in fila marciate!, from Manon ... ; 14) Un bel vedremo, from Madame Butterfly (rec.1927).

Disc Three :-
i) Toscanini & Franck (rec. Mar'46 ; 37:34) :-
Symphony in D minor : 1) I Lento 2) II Allegretto 3) III Allegro non troppo.
ii) Toscanini & Elgar (rec. London Jun'35 ; 28:57) :-
Enigma Variations Op.36 : 4) I Andante (Caroline A Elgar, composer's wife) ; 5) II Allegro (Hew David Stuart-Powell) 6) III Allegretto (Richard Baxter Townshend) 7) IV Allegro di molto (William Meath Baker) 8) V Moderato (Richard Penrose Arnold) 9) VI Andantino (Isobel Fitton) 10) VII Presto (Troyte Griffin) 11) VIII Allegretto (Winifred Norbury) 12) IX Adagio (A J Jaeger) 13) X Intermezzo : Allegretto (Dora Penny) 14) XI Allegro di molto (Georg Robertson Sinclair) 15) XII Andante (Basil G Nevinson) 16) XIII Romanza : Moderato (Lady Mary Lygon) 17) XIV Finale : Allegro (Edward W Elgar, composer).

Disc Four :-
Toscanini & Verdi (rec. New York Nov'40 ; 56:55) :-
Messa da Requiem (beginning) : 1) I Requiem & Kyrie 2) II Dies irae 3) III Offertorio.
Disc Five :-
Toscanini & Verdi (Nov'40 ; 42:38) :-
Messa da Requiem (conclusion) : 1) IV Sanctus 2) V Agnus Dei 3) VI Lux Aeterna 4) VII Libera me.

Discs One, Three, Four & Five are all in EX condition.
Disc Two is in EX- condition.
Accompanying 40-page booklet (sample Photo Two) is in EX+ condition.

Band/artist(s):
and works by four Italians & three other Europeans 5 CDs + 40p book box-set
Catalogue number:
4011222200839
Condition:
Used
Genre:
Classical, opera & popera
Label:
TIM / Past Perfect
Tracks:
43

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