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

TOSCANINI & NBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
CONCERT'S DOCUMENTS
December 25, 1937 - April 4, 1954
January 3, 1952 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
WAGNER
Gotterdammerung : Siegfried's Death & Funeral Music
  • LM 6020, VIC 1316
WAGNER
Ride of the Valkyries
  • ERA 249, LM 7032, VIC 1316
WEBER
Der Freischutz Overture
  • ERB 7028, LM 6026, LM 2056, VCM 1341
January 5, 1952
WEBER
Der Freischutz Overture
FRANCK
Psyche & Eros
ROSSINI
William Tell : Passo a Sei
ELGAR
Enigma Variations
January 7, 1952 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
FRANCK
Psyche & Eros
  • LM 1838, VIC 1246
WAGNER
Tristan und Isolde : Prelude and Liebestod
  • LM 6020, VIC 1278
January 12, 1952
ALL BEETHOVEN PROGRAM
Leonore Overture No. 2
Symphony No. 6
January 14, 1952 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 6
  • WDM 1755, LM 1755, LM 6900, LM 6901, VIC 8000
February 4, 1952 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
BRAHMS
Variations on a Theme by Hyden
  • WDM 1725, LM 1725, VIC 6400
February 11, 1952 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
BRAHMS
Symphony No. 2
  • WDM 1731, LM 1731, LM 6108, VIC 6400
March 8, 1952
KABALEVSKY
Colas Breugnon Overture
CHERUBINI
Symphony in D
R.STRAUSS
Death and Transfiguration
March 10, 1952 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
R.STRAUSS
Death and Transfiguration
  • LM 1891
CHERUBINI
Symphony in D
  • WDM 1745, LM 1745
March 15, 1952 BROADCAST / TELECASTS
FRANCK
Redemption
SIBELIUS
En Saga
DEBUSSY
Nocturnes : Nuage & Fete
ROSSINI
William Tell Overture
LD# & DVD#
  • Sony Music Entertainment(Japan)Inc, 10LDs, Vol.8 SRLM-963
  • TOSHIBA EMI, DVD - TOBW3531 ( 5 DVDs/SET )
March 22, 1952 BROADCAST / TELECASTS
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No.5
  • WDM 1757, LM 1757, LM 6900, LM 6901, VIC 8000
RESPIGHI
Pines of Rome
LD# & DVD#
  • Sony Music Entertainment(Japan)Inc, 10LDs, Vol.9 SRLM-964
  • TOSHIBA EMI, DVD - TOBW3531 ( 5 DVDs/SET )
March 29, 1952
ALL BEETHOVEN PROGRAM
Symphony No. 1
Symphony No. 9
  • Eileen Farrell
  • Nan Merrinan
  • Jan Peerce
  • Norman Scott
    • Robert Shaw Chorale, Robert Shaw
March 31 & April 1, 1952 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
ALL BEETHOVEN PROGRAM
Symphony No. 9
  • Eileen Farrell
  • Nan Merrinan
  • Jan Peerce
  • Norman Scott
    • Robert Shaw Chorale, Robert Shaw
WDM 6009, LM 6009, LM 6900, LM 6901, VIC 8000
July 26, 1952
THOMAS
Mignon Overture
LIADOV
Kikimora
WAGNER
Siegfried Idyll
PONCHIELLI
Dance of the Hours
SIBELIUS
Finlandia
July 29, 1952 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
WAGNER
Siegfried Idyll
  • LM 6020, VIC1247
LIADOV
Kikimora
  • LM 2056, LRM 7014, VIC1245
PONCHIELLI
Dance of the Hours
  • LM 1834, VCM 7001, VIC 1263
THOMAS
Mignon Overture
  • ERB 7013, LM 6026, LRM 7013
August 2, 1952
HEROLD
Zampa Overture
CATALANI
La Wally : Prelude to Act 4
CATALANI
Lorelei : Dance of the Water Nymphs
BIZET
Carmen Suite
HUMPERDINCK
Hansel & Gretel Overture
WEBER
Oberon Overture
August 5, 1952 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
BIZET
Carmen Suite
  • LM 6026, LRM 7013, VCM 7001, VIC1263
CATALANI
La Wally : Prelude to Act 4
  • LM 6026
CATALANI
Lorelei ( only )
  • VIC 1263
HEROLD
Zampa Overture
  • LM 1834, LRM 7014
HUMPERDINCK
Hansel & Gretel Overture
  • LM 6026, LRM 7014
SIEBELIUS
Finlandia
  • LM 1834, LRM 7005, VIC 1245
WEBER
Oberon Overture
  • LM 6026, VIC 1341
November 1, 1952
BRAHMS
Symphony No. 3
R.STRAUSS
Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
November 4, 1952 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
BRAHMS
Symphony No. 3
  • LM 1836, LM 6108, VIC6400
R.STRAUSS
Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
  • LM 1891, VIC 1267
November 8, 1952
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 8
WAGNER
Tannhauser : Overture & Bacchanale
VERDI
La Forza del Destino : Overture
November 10, 1952 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 8
  • WDM 1757, LM 6900, LM 6901, VIC 8000
VERDI
La Forza del Destino Overture
  • ERA 125, LM 6026, LM 6041, VIC 1248
November 15, 1952
ROSSINI
Sonata for Strings No. 3
SAINT-SAENS
Symphony No. 3 " Organ"
  • George C‚’ook
  • Joseph Kahn
November 22, 1952
ALL GLUCK PROGRAM
Iphigenia in Aulis Overture
Orfeo : Act 2
  • Orfeo : Nan Merriman
  • Euridice : Barbara Gibson
    • Robert Shaw Choir, Ralph Hanter
January 10, 1953
BERLIOZ
Roman Carnival Overture
TCHAIKOVSKY
Manfred Symphony
January 17, 1953
BEETHOVEN
Egmont Overture
MARTUCCI
Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Mieczyslaw Horszowski, piano
ROSSINI
William Tell Overture
January 19, 1953 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
BEETHOVEN
Egmont Overture
  • ERA 249, LM 1834, VIC 8000
BERLIOZ
Roman Carnival Overture
  • LM 1834, VIC 1244
ROSSINI
William Tell Overture
  • LRM 7054, LM 1986, LM 2040, VIC 1274, VCM 7001
January 24, 1953
HAYDN
Symphony No. 94
MOUSSORGSKY
Pictures at an Exhibition
January 26, 1953 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
HAYDN
Symphony No. 94
  • LM 1789, VIC 1262
MOUSSORGSKY
Pretures at an Exhitation
  • LM 1838, VIC 1273
January 31, 1953
SCHUMANN
Manfred Overture
ROSSINI
William Tell : Passo a sei
DVORAK ( formary No. 5 )
Symphony No. 9
February 2, 1953 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
DVORAK
Symphony No. 9 ( formary No. 5 )
  • LM 1778, VIC 1249
February 7, 1953
SCHUBERT
Symphony No. 9
WAGNER
Meistersinger : Prelude to Act 1
February 9, 1953 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
SCHUBERT
Symphony No. 9 ( formary No. 5 )
  • LM 1835
February 14, 1953
ALL DEBUSSY PROGRAM
Iberia
Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
La Mer
February 17, 1953 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
BRAHMS
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1, 17, 20 & 21
  • LM 1834, VCM 7001, VIC 1321
DEBUSSY
Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun ( Rejected ; unpublished )
March 7, 1953
ALL WAGNER PROGRAM
Lohengrin : Prelude to Act 3
Siegfried Idyll
Gotterdammerung : Siegfried's Death & Funeral Music
Tristan und Isolde : Prelude and Liebestod
Ride of the Valkries
March 14, 1953
SCHUBERT
Symphony No. 5
SMETANA
The Moldau
RESPIGHI
Pines of Rome
March 17, 1953 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
RESPIGHI
Pines of Rome1
  • LM 1768, VIC 1244
SCHUBERT
Symphony No. 5
  • LM 1869, VIC 1311
March 21, 1953
CHERUBINI
Anacreon Overture
MOZART
Symphony No. 40
TCHAIKOVSKY
Romeo & Juliet Overture
March 28, 1953
BEETHOVEN
Missa Solennis
  • Lois Marshall
  • Nan Merrinan
  • Eugene Conley
  • Jerome Hines
    • Robert Shaw Chorale, Robert Shaw
March 30, 31 & April 2, 1953
RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
BEETHOVEN
Missa Solennis
  • Lois Marshall
  • Nan Merrinan
  • Eugene Conley
  • Jerome Hines
    • Robert Shaw Chorale, Robert Shaw
LM 6013
November 22, 1953
BRAHMS
Tragic Overture
  • LM 7026, VIC 6400
R.STRAUSS
Don Quixote
  • LM 2026
  • Frank Miller, cello
  • Carlton Cooley, viola
November 29, 1953
WAGNER
Tannhauser : Prelude to Act 3
  • ATS 1028
BERLIOZ
Harold in Italy
  • Carlton Cooley, viola
    • LM 1951
December 6, 1953
ALL BEETHOVEN PROGRAM
Coriolan Overture
  • ATS 1018
Symphony No. 3
  • LM 2387, VIC 8000
December 13, 1953
MUSSORGSKY
Khovantchina Prelude
FRANCK
Les Eolides
WEBER - BERLIOZ
Invitation to the Dance
MENDELSSOHN
Symphony No. 5
  • LM 1851
January 17 & 24, 1954
VERDI
Un Ballo in Maschera
  • Riccardo : Jan Peerce
  • Amelia : Herve Nelli
  • Renato : Robert Merrill
  • Ulrica : Clarame Turner
  • Oscar : Virginia Haskins
  • Silvano : George Cehanovsky
  • Samuel : Nicola Moscona
  • Tom : Norman Scott
  • Dr.Brenvil : Arthur Newman
    • Robert Shaw Chorale, Robert Shaw
LP# : LM 6112
February 28, 1954
MENDELSSOHN
Symphony No.4
  • LM 1851, VIC 1341
R.STRAUSS
Don Juan
WEBER
Oberon Overtur
March 7, 1954
ALL BEETHOVEN PROGRAM
Leonore Overture No.2
  • ATS 1018
Symphony No. 6
March 14, 1954
VIVALDI
Concerto Grosso, Op.3 - No.11
  • Musicians Foundation No. 2
VERDI
Te Deum
  • Robert Shaw Choir, Robert Shaw
BOITO
Mefistofele : Prologue
  • Mefistofele : Nicola Moscona
    • Robert Shaw Chorale, Robert Shaw
    • The Columbus BoyChoir, Herbert Huffman
March 21, 1954
ROSSINI
Barber of Seville Overture
TCHAIKOVSKY
Symphony No. 6
April 4, 1954
TOSCANINI FINAL CONCERT
ALL WAGNER PROGRAM
Lohengrin : Prelude to Act 1
Siegfried : Forest Murmurs
Gotterdammerung : Siegfried's Dawn and Rhine Journey
Tannhauser : Overture & Bacchanale
TCHAIKOVSKY
Meistersinger : Prelude to Act 1
June 3, 1954 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
  • Remakes of portions of Un Ballo in Maschera
June 5, 1954 RECORDING SESSIONS ( CARNEGIE HALL )
  • Remakes of portions of Aida
    This was the last time Toscanini conducted.