Nie-fiksie / Non-fiction: CD's / CD's
Nie-fiksie / Non-fiction - CD's / CD's
“When the Leopold Stokowski Society approached me with their idea that I should consider recording some of the Stokowski transcriptions, my first reaction was that these scores probably didn't need new versions, since Stokowski's numerous recordings were still available. But Edward Johnson from the Stokowski Society persisted and sent me numerous other recordings of these works by a number of conductors. After listening to a few of these versions I was persuaded to try my own hand. It is possible that because I remember the quality of sound that Stokowski obtained from orchestras, this might have given me an edge.” - José Serebrier, conductor
Leopold Stokowski was both one of the twentieth century's greatest conductors and an inveterate orchestral arranger. This compendium features a colourful selection of his transcriptions, which received the highest praise when first released in a series played by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra under the distinguished baton of José Serebrier, one-time associate conductor to Stokowski himself.
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, José Serebrier
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759)
Purcell, Henry (1659-95)
Stokowski, Leopold (1882-1977)
Bach, J S: Chorale Prelude BWV599 'Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland'
Bach, J S: Chorale Prelude BWV661 'Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland'
Bach, J S: Chorale Prelude BWV680 'Wir glauben all an einen Gott' ('Giant Fugue')
Bach, J S: Es ist vollbracht (from St John Passion, BWV245)
Bach, J S: Fugue in G minor, BWV578 'Little'
Bach, J S: Komm süsser Tod, BWV478
Bach, J S: Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air ('Air on a G String')
Bach, J S: Passacaglia & Fugue in C minor, BWV582
Bach, J S: Sheep May Safely Graze, from Cantata BWV208
Handel: Messiah: Pastoral Symphony 'Pifa'
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas
Purcell: When I am laid in earth (from Dido and Aeneas)
Stokowski: Two Ancient Liturgical Melodies
Publication date: 2006-08-28