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

TOSCANINI & NBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
CONCERT'S DOCUMENTS
December 25, 1937 - April 4, 1954
February 1, 1941
MOZART
Magic Flute : Overture
HAYDN
Symphony No. 99
R.STRAUSS
Ein Heldenleben
  • Mischa Mishakoff
February 8, 1941
GLUCK
Iphigenia in Aulis : Overture
LISZT
Cradle to the Grave
KODALY
Marosszek Dances
MARTUCCI
Danza-Tarantella
February 15, 1941
MOZART , LEOPOLD
Toy Symphony
MOZART
Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola in E flat major, K 364
  • Mischa Mishakoff, violin
  • Carlton Cooley, viola
SCHUBERT-JOACHIM
Gastein Symphony
J. STRAUSS
Voices of Spring
J. STRAUSS
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka
February 22, 1941
ALL WAGNER PROGRAM
Lohengrin : Prelude to Act 1
Tannhauser : "Dich,teure halle"
  • Elisabeth: Helen Traubel
Walkuere : Act1, Scene3
  • Siegmund : Lauritz Melchior
  • Sieglinde : Helen Traubel
Tristan und Isolde : Prelude to Act 1
Dawn Duet and Siegfried's Rhine Journey
  • Brunhilde : Helen Traubel
  • Siegfried : Lauritz Melchior
Gotterdammerung : Siegfried's Funeral Music
Gotterdammerung ; Immolation Scene
  • Brunhilde : Helen Traubel
February 24, 1941 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
WAGNER
Gotterdammerung : Immolation Scene
  • Brunhilde : Helen Traubel
WAGNER
Gotterdammerung : Siegfried's Funeral Music
WAGNER
Lohengrin : Prelude to Act 1
March 10, 1941 RECORDING SESSION ( CARNEGIE HALL )
VERDI
Traviata : Preludes to Acts 1 & 3
BRAHMS
Symphony No. 1
March 17, 1941 RECORDING SESSION ( CARNEGIE HALL )
WAGNER
Gotterdamerung : Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey
March 23, 1941
WAGNER
A Faust Overture
SCHMANN
Symphony No.2
MARTUCCI
Canzoni dei Ricordi
  • Bruna Castagna
TOMMASINI
Carnival of Venice3
April 5, 1941
ROSSINI
Signor Bruschino Overture
MENDELSSOHN
Symphony No.3 "Scotch"
BERLIOZ
Le Francs juges Overture
BERLIOZ
Romeo & Juliet : Love Scene & Queen Mab Scherzo
BERLIOZ
Rakoczy March
April 12, 1941
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 6
WAGNER
Parsifal : Prelude & Good Friday Spell
SINIGAGLIA
Piedmont Suite : Over Fields and Woods & Rustic Dance
ROSSINI
La Gazza Ladra : Overture
BERLIOZ
Rakoczy March
April 19, 1941 Carnegie Hall, Benefit for the Junior League Welfare Fund
ALL TCHAIKOVSKY PROGRAM
Voyevada Overture
Symphony No. 6 "Pathetique"
Tannhauser : Overture & Bacchanale
Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Vladmir Horowitz, piano
March 10, 1941 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
J.STRAUSS
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka
TCHAIKOVSKY
Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Vladmir Horowitz, piano
    • also in session of May 14,1941
WAGNER
Lohengrin : Prelude to Act 1
  • also in sessions of February 24.1941
March 10, 1941 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
WAGNER
Gotterdammerung : Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey
BERLIOZ
Rakoczy March
December 6, 1941
BEETHOVEN
Septet
WAGNER
Parsifal : Good Friday Spell
J.STRAUSS
Blue Danube Waltz
  • Star Spangled Banner
December 11, 1941 RECORDING SESSIONS ( STUDIO 8H )
J.STRAUSS
Blue Danube Waltz 11-8580
December 8 & 20, 1941 RECORDING SESSIONS ( STUDIO 8H )
VERDI
Hymn of Nations
  • Jan Peerce
    • Westminster Choir, John Finlay Williamson
VERDI
La Forza del Destino : Overture
December 13, 1941
BARBER
Adagio for Strings
SMETANA
The Moldau
DVORAK
Symphony No.9
January 24, 1942
MENDELSSOHN
Midsummer Night's Dream : Overture
SCHUBERT
Symphony No. 8 "Unfinished
BARBER
Essay No.1 for Orchestra
VERDI
Vespri Siciliani : Overture
March 14, 1942
  • Star Spangled Banner
THOMAS
Mignon : Overture
MENDELSSOHN
Symphony No. 4 "Italian"
COPLAND
El Salon Mexico
WAGNER
Meistersinger : Prelude to Act 1
March 19, 1942 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
BARBER
Adagio for Strings
J.STRAUSS
Blue Danube Waltz
THOMAS
Mignon Overture
WAGNER
Tristan und Isolde : Prelude and Liebestod
  • Star Spangled Banner
April 4, 1942
BACH
Orchestral Suite No. 3 : Air
HAYDN
Symphony No.101
WAGNER
Parsifal : Prelude & Good Friday Spell
  • Star Spangled Banner
July 19, 1942
SHOSTAKOVICH
Symphony No.7
  • Star Spangled Banner
November 1, 1942
LOEFFLER
Memories of My Childhood
CRESTON
Choric Dance No.2
GOULD
Lincoln Legend
GERSHWIN
Rhapsody in Blue
  • Benny Goodman, Earl Wild
November 8, 1942
ROSSINI
Il Signor Bruschino : Overture
KABALEVSKY
Symphony No.2
MENDELSSOHN
Symphony No.5 "Reformation"
November 20, 1942
ALL BRAHMS PROGRAM
Variations on a Theme by Hyden,op.56a
Symphony No. 3
November 27, 1942
ALL BRAHMS PROGRAM
Liebeslieder Waltzes
  • Pierre Luboshutz
  • Genia Nemenoff
    • 17 voices under Preston
Symphony No. 2
January 3, 1943
ALL BRAHMS PROGRAM
Tragic Overture
Symphony No. 2
January 10, 1943
ALL BRAHMS PROGRAM
Symphony No. 4
Academic Festival Overture
Hungarian Dance No. 1
January 17, 1943
ALL BRAHMS PROGRAM
Serenade No. 1
Symphony No. 1
January 24, 1943
ALL BRAHMS PROGRAM
A German Requiem
  • Vivian Della Chiesa
  • Herbert Janssen
    • Westminster Choir, John Finlay Williamson
January 31, 1943
ALL VERDI PROGRAM
La Forza del Destino : Overture
Nabucco : " Va Pensiero "
  • Westminster Choir, John Finlay Williamson
I Lombardi ; Act 3`Trio
  • Giselda : Vivian Della Chiesa
  • Oronte : Jan Peerce
  • Hermit : Nicola Moscona
Tristan und Isolde : Prelude to Act 1
Dawn Duet and Siegfried's Rhine Journey
  • Brunhilde : Helen Traubel
  • Siegfried : Lauritz Melchior
    • Mischa Mischakoff, violin
Traviata : Prelude to Act 3
Otello Ballet Music
Hymn of the Nations
  • Jan Peerce
    • Westminster Choir, John Finlay Williamson
February 7, 1943
GILBERT
Comedy Overture on Negro Themes
KENNAN
Night Soliloquy
GRIFFES
White Peacock
GROFE
Grand Canyon Suite
March 24, 1943 Benefit for infantile paralysis reserch
BRAHMS
Symphony No. 1
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 1
WAGNER
Lohengrin : Preludes to Acts 1 & 3
WAGNER
Tristan und Isolde : Prelude and Liebestod
WAGNER
Meistersinger : Prelude to Act 1
April 4, 1943
HEROLD
Zampa Overture
ROSSINI
William Tell : Passo a Sei
BOCCHERINI
Minuet in A
HOFFSTETTER
Serenade in F
CHERUBINI
Scherzo
MOUSSORGSKY
Boris Godunov : Introduction to Act 3 & Polonaise
PONCHIELLI
Dance of the Hours
LISZT
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
SOUSA
Stars & Stripes Forever
April 11, 1943
BACH
Orchestral Suite No. 3 : Air
KABALEVSKY
Colas Breugnon Overture
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 1
DEBUSSY
La Mer
April 25, 1943 Concert for purchaser of War Bond
TCHAIKOVSKY
Symphony No. 6
TCHAIKOVSKY
Nutcracker Suite
TCHAIKOVSKY
Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Vladmir Horowitz
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Star Spangled Banner
June 20, 1943
DONIZETTI
Don Pasquale Overture
HAYDN
Symphony No. 94
HANDEL
Concerto Grosso Op6.No. 5 : Minuet
BOLZONI
Minuet in B
DEBUSSY
Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
DUKAS
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
July 18, 1943
SUPPE
Poet & Peasant Overture
MASSENET
Scenes Alsaciennes
BOLZONI
Minuet in B
J.STRAUSS
Voices of Spring
NICOLAI
The Merry Wives of Windsor : Overture
July 25, 1943
ALL VERDI PROGRAM
Luisa Miller : Overture
Luisa Miller : " Quando le sere "
  • Rodolfo : Jan Peerce
Don Carlos : " O don fatale "
  • Eboli : Nan Merriman
Masked Ball : " Eri tu "
  • Renato : Francesco Valentino
La Forza del destino : " Pace,pace,mio Dio "
  • Leonora : Gertrude Ribla
Rigoletto : Act 3
  • Rigoletto : Francesco Valentino
  • Gilda : Gertrude Ribla
  • Maddalena : Nan Merriman
  • Mantova : Jan Peerce
  • Sparafucile : Nicola Moscona
September 9, 1943
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 5 : First movement
ROSSINI
William Tell : Overture
OLIBERRI
Garibaldi's War Hymn
  • Star Spangled Banner
September 19, 1943
ALL BIZET PROGRAM
Fair Maid of Perth Suite
L'arlesienne Suite
Carmen Suite
October 31, 1943
MOZART
Magic Flute : Overture
HAYDN
Symphony No.104
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 8
November 7, 1943
DEGEYTER-TOSCANINI
L'Internationale
LIADOV
Kikimora
GLINKA
Jota Aragonesa
KALINNIKOV
Symphony No. 1
November 14, 1943
CIMAROSA
Matrimonio Segreto : Overture
DEBUSSY
Iberia
MIGNORE
Fantasia Brasiliera
GERSHWIN
An American in Paris
November 21, 1943
ROSSINI
Barber of Seville : Overture
ATTERBERG
Symphony No. 6
RAVEL
La Valse
November 28, 1943
ALL WAGNER PROGRAM
Meistersinger : Prelude to Act 3
Tannhauser : Overture & Bacchanale
Tristan und Isolde : Prelude and Liebestod
Ride of the Valkyries
December 5, 1943
ALL MOZART PROGRAM
Nozze di Figaro : Overture
Piano Concerto No. 27
  • Mieczyslaw Horszowski
Symphony No. 35 "Haffner"