1 Super Audio CD / RCA Records / 2005-07-26Works: Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsodies (19) for Piano, S 244; George Enescu: Roumanian Rhapsody no 1, for orchestra in A major, Op. 11/1; Bedrich Smetana: Má vlast; Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93; Richar...
Performers: Froelich, Ralph; Garnick, Arthur; Schuman, Henry; Shapiro, Harvey [Cello]; Wright, Marilyn
Conductors: Stokowski, Leopold
Ensemble: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra; Symphony of the Air
The flash and fire of Liszt, the emotional surges of Smetana, the guts and glory of Wagner - all the colors in Stokowski's rhapsodic repertoire...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / RCA Records / 2005-01-25Works: Antonin Dvorák: Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World"; Carnival Overture, Op. 92; Bedrich Smetana: Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93; Jaromir Weinberger: Schwanda the Bagpiper
Conductors: Reiner, Fritz
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Reiner and Chicago capture the passion and nobility of this popular symphony and make it seem newly-minted. In this new remastering, the strings soar, the...continue...
2 CD / RCA Records / 2003-10-21Works: Bedrich Smetana: Má vlast
Conductors: Harnoncourt, Nikolaus
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
"The first things that struck me about Nikolaus Harnoncourt's 'Ma Vlast' were its leisurely gait and mellow demeanour. Then, as 'Vysehrad' started to build, the...continue...