The
MAESTRO November. 1970, Volume 2 : Nos. 1 - 4


from the collection Mrs.Wortmann, daughter of Zemmerli.
Arturo Toscanini and Lucerne Festival Orchestra
TOSCANINI & LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
LUCERNE FESTIVAL CONCERT'S DOCUMENTS
August 25, 1938 - August 29, 1939
Most of these were broadcast
August 25, 1938
ROSSINI
La Scala di Seta Overture
MOZART
Symphony No.40 in G minor
WAGNER
Siegfried Idyll
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No.2 in D major
August 27, 1938
CHERUBIINI
"Anacreon" Overture
BRAHMS
Symphony No.3 in F major
MENDELSSOHN
Symphony No.4 in A major
WAGNER
Die Meistersinger : Prelude to Act T
August 3, 1939
BEETHOVEN
"Coriolan" Overture
BRAHMS
Symphony No.P in C minor
DEBUSSY
Symphonic Poem "La Mer"
WAGNER
Tristan und Isolde : Prelude & Liebestod
August 5, 1939
WAGNER
A Faust Overture
BRAHMS
Violin Concerto in D major
SCHUBERT
Symphony No.2 in B-b major
SMETANA
The Moldau
August 16 & 17, 1939
VERDI
Requiem
  • Zinka Milanov
  • Kerstin Thorborg
  • Jussi Bjoerling
  • Nicola Moscona
    • Lucerne Festival Chorus
August 21, 1939
ALL BEETHOVEN PROGRAM
"Creatures of Prometheus" Overture
Violin Concerto in D major: Adolph Busch,violin
"Egmont" Overture
Symphony No.5 in C minor
August 27, 1939
WAGNER
Siegfried Idyll
  • Performed on the exact spot where, many years earlier, the composer led a small group of musicians in a surprise serenade to his wife.
August 29, 1939
SCARLATTI-TOMMASINI
Good-Humored Ladies
BRAHMS
Piano Concerto No.2 in B-b major: Vladimir Horowitz, piano
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No.7 in A minor
BEETHOVEN
Leonore Overture No.3

Adolf Busch and Arturo Toscanini during the performance of Beethoven's Violin Concerto.

Copyright by Paul Weber, Lucerne

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