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

TOSCANINI & NBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
CONCERT'S DOCUMENTS
December 25, 1937 - April 4, 1954
February 18, 1950
ALL CHERUBINI PROGRAM
Medea Overture
Requiem in C minor
  • Robert Shaw Chorale, Ralph Hunter
February 25, 1950
ALL CHERUBINI PROGRAM
Variations on a Theme by Hyden
Symphony No.
March 4, 1950
KABALEVSKY
Colas Breugnon Overture
GLINKA
Jota Aragonesa
TCHAIKOVSKY
Symphony No. 6
March 11, 1950
MOZART
Symphony No. 40
SCHUBERT
Symphony No. 8
SMETANA
The Moldau
March 12, 1950 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
MOZART
Symphony No. 40
  • LM 1789, VIC 1330
March 13, 1950 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
SCHUBERT
Symphony No. 8
  • LM 9022, VIC 1311
March 18, 1950
DVORAK
Symphony No. 9
DUKAS
Sorcerer's Apprentice
WAGNER
Meistersinger : Prelude to Act
March 19, 1950 RECORDING SESSIONS ( STUDIO 8H )
DUKAS
Sorcerer's Apprentice
  • DM 1416, WDM 1416, LM 1118, LM 2056, VCM 7001, VIC 1267
SMETANA
The Moldau
  • DM 1505, WDM 1505, LM 1118, LM 2056, VCM 7001, VIC 1245
March 25, 1950
PROKOFIEV
Classical Symphony
SAINT-SAENS
Danse Macabre
DEBUSSY
Iberia
R.STRAUSS
Don Juan
April 1 & April 8, 1950 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARIEGIE HALL )
VERDI
Falstaff ( Also Telecast)
  • Falstaff : Giuseppe Valdengo
  • Mistress Ford : Nerva Nelli
  • Nannetta : Teresa Stich-Randall
  • Mistress Meg Page : Nan Merriman
  • Ford : Frank Guarrera
  • Fenton : Antonio Madasi
  • Dr.Caius : Gabor Carelli
  • Bardolph : John Carmen Rossi
  • Pistol : Norman Scott
    • Robert Shaw Choir, Robert Shaw
  • LP# : LM - 6111

THE UNITED STATES TOUR ( NOT BROADCASTS)
April 14, 1950 Concert given at New York
ROSSINI
L'Italiana in Algeri Overture
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 3
R.STRAUSS
Don Juan
DEBUSSY
La Mer
April 17, 1950 Concert given at Lylic Theatre, Baltimore, Maryland
ROSSINI
L'Italiana in Algeri Overture
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 3
R.STRAUSS
Don Juan
DEBUSSY
La Mer
April 19, 1950 Concert given at Richmond, Virginia
KABALEVSKY
Colas Breugnon Overture
TCHAIKOVSKY
Symphony No. 6
BRAHMS
Variations on a Theme by Hyden
MENDELSSOHN
Midsummer Night's Dream : Scherzo
RAVEL
Daphnis and Chloe Suite No.2
Encore
Dixie
April 22, 1950
Concert given at Auditorium, Atlanta, Georgia
ROSSINI
La Scala di Seta Overture
BRAHMS
Symphony No. 1
SCHUBERT
Symphony No. 8
SAINT-SAENS
Danse Macabre
DUKAS
Sorcerer's Apprentice
Encore
Dixie ( played twice )
April 25, 1950 Concert given at New Orleans, Louisiana
BEETHOVEN
Egmont Overture
BRAHMS
Symphony No. 4
DEBUSSY
Iberia
GLINKA
Jota Aragonesa
WAGNER
Siegfried : Forest Murmurs
WAGNER
Meistersinger : Prelude to Act 1
April 27, 1950 Concert given at Houston, Texas
ROSSINI
Cenerentola Overture
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 3
SMETANA
The Moldau
WAGNER
Parsifal : Good Friday Spell
WAGNER
Siegfried : Forest Murmurs
TCHAIKOVSKY
Romeo and Juliet
April 29, 1950 Concert given at Austin, Texas
WAGNER
Meistersinger : Prelude to Act 1
DVORAK
Symphony No. 9
SCHUBERT
Symphony No. 8
SAINT-SAENS
Danse Macabre
ROSSINI
William Tell Overture
May 1, 1950 Concert given at Dallas, Texas
KABALEVSKY
Colas Breugnon Overture
TCHAIKOVSKY
Symphony No. 6
BRAHMS
Variations on a Theme by Hyden
SAINT-SAENS
Danse Macabre
MENDELSSOHN
Midsummer Night's Dream Music : Scherzo
RAVEL
Daphnis and Chloe Suite No. 2
May 3, 1950 Concert given at Pasadena, California
BEETHOVEN
Egmont Overture
BRAHMS
Symphony No. 4
DEBUSSY
Iberia
GLINKA
Jota Aragonesa
WAGNER
Siegfried : Forest Murmurs
WAGNER
Meistersinger : Prelude to Act
Encore
Stars and Stripes Foreve
May 5, 1950 Concert given at Pasadena, California
ROSSINI
Cenerentola Overture
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 3
SMETANA
The Moldau
WAGNER
Parsifal : Good Friday Spell
TCHAIKOVSKY
Romeo and Juliet Overture
WAGNER
Meistersinger : Prelude to Act 1
May 7, 1950
Concert given at War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, Califorinia
ROSSINI
L'Italiana in Algeri Overture
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 3
R.STRAUSS
Don Juan
DEBUSSY
La Mer
TCHAIKOVSKY
Romeo and Juliet Overture
Encore
WAGNER
  • Siegfried : Forest Murmurs
May 9, 1950 Concert given at Portland, Oregon
KABALEVSKY
Colas Breugnon Overture
TCHAIKOVSKY
Symphony No. 6
BRAHMS
Variations on a Theme by Hyden
MENDELSSOHN
Midsummer Night's Dream Music : Scherzo
RAVEL
Daphnis and Chloe Suite No. 2
WAGNER
  • Siegfried : Forest Murmurs
May 10, 1950 Concert given at Seattle, Washington
ROSSINI
Cenerentola Overture
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 3
SMETANA
The Moldau
WAGNER
Parsifal : Good Friday Spell
TCHAIKOVSKY
Romeo and Juliet Overture
Encore
KABELEVSKY
  • Colas Breugnon Overture
May 13, 1950 Concert given at Denver, Colorado
BEETHOVEN
Egmont Overture
BRAHMS
Symphony No. 4
SCHUBERT
Symphony No. 8
SAINT-SAENS
Danse Macabre
ROSSINI
William Tell Overture
WAGNER
Meistersinger : Prelude to Act
Encore
WAGNER
  • Meistersinger : Prelude to Act 1
May 15, 1950 Concert given at St.Louis, Missouri
ROSSINI
La Scala di Seta Overture
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 3
R.STRAUSS
Don Juan
DEBUSSY
La Mer
May 17, 1950 Concert given at Chicago, Illinois
ROSSINI
L'Italiana in Algeri Overture
BRAHMS
Symphony No. 1
R.STRAUSS
Don Juan
DEBUSSY
La Mer
May 19, 1950 Concert given at Detroit, Michigan
ROSSINI
Cenerentola Overture
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 3
SMETANA
The Moldau
WAGNER
Parsifal : Good Friday Spell
TCHAIKOVSKY
Romeo and Juliet Overture
May 21, 1950 Concert given at Cleveland, Ohio
BEETHOVEN
Egmont Overture
BRAHMS
Symphony No. 4
SCHUBERT
Symphony No. 8
SAINT-SAENS
Danse Macabre
ROSSINI
William Tell Overture
May 23, 1950 Concert given at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
KABALEVSKY
Colas Breugnon Overture
TCHAIKOVSKY
Symphony No. 6
BRAHMS
Variations on a Theme by Hyden
MENDELSSOHN
Midsummer Night's Dream Music : Scherzo
RAVEL
Daphnis and Chloe Suite No. 2
May 25, 1950
Concert given at Consutitution Hall, Washington, D.C.
ROSSINI
La Scala di Seta Overture
BRAHMS
Symphony No. 4
  • Symphony No.1 was originally listed
SCHUBERT
Symphony No. 8
SAINT-SAENS
Danse Macabre
DUKAS
Sorcerer's Apprentice
May 27, 1950
Concert given at Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
ROSSINI
La Scala di Seta Overture
BRAHMS
Symphony No. 1
SCHUBERT
Symphony No. 8
DEBUSSY
La Mer
Encores
  • Stars and Stripes Forever
  • Dixie
NOTE. The original program for this last concert consisted of the following:
  • BEETHOVEN : Egmont Overture
  • BRAHMS : Symphony No. 4
  • DEBUSSY : Iberia
  • GLINKA : Jota Aragonesa
  • WAGNER : Siegfried : Forest Murmurs
  • Meistersinger : Prelude to Act 1

June 1, 1950 RECORDING SESSIONS ( STUDIO 8H )
DEBUSSY
La Mer
  • DM 1583, WDM 1583, LM 1221, LM 1833, VCM 1246
SAINT-SAENS
Danse Macabrer
  • DM 1505, VCM 7001, VIC 1244
June 2, 1950 RECORDING SESSIONS ( STUDIO 8H )
DEBUSSY
Iberia
  • LM 1883, VIC 1246
SCHBERT
Symphony No.8 ( 1st Movement only )
January 10, 1951 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
R.STRAUSS
Don Juan
  • WDM 1563, LM 1157, LM 7032, VIC 1267
January 26, 1951 DRESS REHEARSAL
VERDI
Requiem
  • Herva Nelli
  • Fedora Barbieri
  • Giuseppe di Stefano
  • Cesare Siepi
    • Robert Shaw Choir, Ralph Hunter
January 27, 1951
VERDI
Te Deum ( NOT BROADCAST )
  • Robert Shaw Chorale, Ralph Hunter
VERDI
Requiem
  • Herva Nelli
  • Fedora Barbieri
  • Giuseppe di Stefano
  • Cesare Siepi
    • Robert Shaw Choir, Ralph Hunter
  • LM 6018
    • This LP set contains sections from rehearsal.
February 3, 1951
ALL BEETHOVEN PROGRAM
Prometheus Overture
Symphony No. 4
Leonore Overture No. 3
February 10, 1951
MENDELSSOHN
Midsummer Night's Dream Overture
BRAHMS
Symphony No. 2
February 17, 1951
DEBUSSY
Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
RESPIGHI
Fountains of Rome
ELGAR
Enigma Variations
September 28, 1951 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
ROSSINI
Semiramide Overture
  • LRM 7054, LM 2040, VIC 1274
WEBER
Invitation to the Dance
  • ERA 125, LM 2056, LM 6113. VIC 1321
October 5, 1951 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 2
  • WDM 1723, LM 1723, LM 6900, LM 6901, VIC 8000
    • also in sessions of November 7, 1949
DONIZETTI
Don Pasquale Overture
  • ERB 7028, LM 2056, LRM 7028
October 15, 1951 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
PROKOFIEV
Classical Symphony
  • WDM 9020, LM 9020
October 22, 1951 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
WAGNER
Lohengrin : Prelude to Act 1
  • ERB 7029, LM 6020, LM 7029, VIC 1247
WAGNER
Lohengrin : Prelude to Act 3
  • LM 6020, LM 6074, VIC 1247
October 29, 1951 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
WAGNER
Siegfried : Forest Murmurs
  • ERB 7029, LRM 7029, VIC 1316
WEBER
Euryanthe Overture
  • LM 6026, VIC 1341
November 3, 1951 BROADCAST / TELECAST ( STUDIO 8 - H)
WEBER
Euryanthe Overture
BRAHMS
Symphony No. 1
LD# & DVD#
  • Sony Music Entertainment(Japan)Inc, 10LDs, Vol.6 SRLM-961
  • TOSHIBA EMI, DVD - TOBW3531 ( 5 DVDs/SET )
November 6, 1951 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
BRAHMS
Symphony No. 1
  • WDM 1702, LM 1702, LM 6108, VIC 6400
November 9, 1951 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 7
  • WDM 1756, LM 1756, LM 6900, LM 6901, VIC 8000
November 10, 1951
PROKOFIEV
Classical Symphony
BERLIOZ
Queen Mab Scherzo
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 7
November 17, 1951
TCHAIKOVSKY
Nutcracker Suite
DVORAK
Symphonic Variation
ROSSINI
Semiramide Overture
November 19, 1951 RECORDING SESSIONS (CARNEGIE HALL)
TCHAIKOVSKY
Nutcracker suite
  • LM 1986, VIC 1263
November 24, 1951
BEETHOVEN
Septet
WAGNER
Meistersinger : Prelude to Act 3
WAGNER
Gotterdammerung : Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey
November 26, 1951 RECORDING SESSIONS (CARNEGIE HALL)
BEETHOVEN
Septet
  • WDM 1745, LM 1745, VIC 8000
WAGNER
Meistersinger : Prelude to Act 3
  • LM 6020, VIC 1247
December 3, 1951 RECORDING SESSIONS (CARNEGIE HALL)
BRAHMS
Symphony No.4
  • WDM 1713, LM 1713, LM 6108, VIC 6400
December 10, 1951 RECORDING SESSIONS (CARNEGIE HALL)
ELGAR
Enigma Variations
  • WDM 1725, LM 1725, VIC 1344
December 17, 1951 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
RESPIGHI
Fountains of Rome
  • LM 1768, LME 2409, VIC 1244
December 21, 1951 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 1
  • WDM 6009, LM 6900, LM 6901, VIC 8000
December 22, 1951
CHERUBINI
Anacreon Overture ( NOT BROADCAST )
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 1 ( NOT BROADCAST )
RESPIGHI
Fountains of Rome
BRAHMS
Symphony No. 4
December 29, 1951 BROADCAST / TELECAST ( STUDIO 8 - H)
ALL WAGNER
Lohengrin : Prelude to Act 1
Siegfried : Forest Murmurs
Tristan und Isolde : Prelude and Liebestod
Gotterdammerung : Siegfried's Death and Funeral Music
Ride of the Valkyries
LD# & DVD#
  • Sony Music Entertainment(Japan)Inc, 10LDs, Vol.7 SRLM-962
  • TOSHIBA EMI, DVD - TOBW3531 ( 5 DVDs/SET )