The
MAESTRO March 1970, Volume 3 : Nos. 1 - 4


BBC photo courtesy Broadcasting House, London
Maestro Toscanini rehearsing the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Queen's Hall, London ( 1935 )
TOSCANINI & BBC Symphony Orchestra
( all concerts given in Queen's Hall unless otherwise noted )
TOSCANINI & BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
CONCERT'S DOCUMENTS
June 3, 1935 - November 3, 1937
June 3, 1935 ATS 1008
CHERUBINI
Anacreon Overture
BRAHMS
Symphony No.4 in E-b minor
ELGER
Enigma Variations
WAGNER
Siegfried's Funeral Music
June 5, 1935 ATS 1008
ALL WAGNER
A Faust Overture
Siegfried's Funeral Music
Parsifal: Act 1 Prelude and Good Friday Spell
June 12, 1935
GEMINIANI
Concerto Grosso, Op. 30 - No. 2
DEBUSSY
La Mer
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No.7 in A major
ROSSINI
Semiramide Overture
June 14, 1935
MOZART
Symphony No.35 in D major
DEBUSSY
La Mer
MENDELSSOHN
Midsummer Night's Dream Music: Nocturne & Scherzo
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No.7 in A major
May 26, 1937
CORELLI - GEMINIANI
Concerto Grosso, Op. 12
BUSONI.
Rondo Arlecchinesco
RAVEL.
Daphnis & Chloe Suite No. 2
BEETHOVEN
Coriolan Overture
BRAHMS
Symphony No.1 in C minor
May 28, 1937
ELGER
Introduction & Allegro
CHERUBINI
Symphony in D major
TOMMASINI
Carnival of Venice
BERLIOZ
Queen Mab Scherzo
June 2, 1937
ROSSINI
L'Italiana in Algeri Overture
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No.6 in F major
BRAHMS
Variations on a Theme of Haydn
R.STRAUSS
Death & Transfiguration
June 4, 1937
VIVALDI
Concerto Grosso No. 11
SHOSTAKOVICH
Symphony No.1 in F minor
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No5 in C minor, op.67
June 8, 1937Concert given at Oxford
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No.6 in F major
BRAHMS
Symphony No.1 in C minor
HAYDN
Symphony No.92 " Oxford "
June 14, 1937
MOZART
Symphony No.40 in G minor
BACH - RESPIGHI
Passacaglia & Fugue
DEBUSSY
Iberia
SIBELIUS
En Saga
BERLIOZ
Rakoczy March
June 16, 1937
ALL WAGNER
Lohengrin : Prelude Act 1 & 3
Tannhauser: Overture & Venusberg Music
Siegfried Idyll
Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey
RECORDING SESSIONS ( QUEEN'S HALL )
October 21,22 & 25, 1937
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No.6 in F major
DM-417, LCT-1042, ALP-1664, IC-6015 ( 3 LPs ), WRC SH-112
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No.1 in C major
DM-507, LCT-1023, QJLP-106 IC-6015 ( 3 LPs ), WRC SH-134
BRAHMS
Tragic Overture
DM-507, QJLP-106, XLP-30079, IC-6015 ( 3 LPs ), Seraphim-60150
November 3, 1937
ALL BEETHOVEN
Symphony No.1 in C major
Symphony No.9 in D major, op.125 "Choral"
  • Isobel Baillie
  • Mary Jarred
  • Barry Johns
  • Harold Williams
    • BBC Choral Society
    • Leslie Woodgate, chorusmaster


BBC photo courtesy Broadcasting House, London