Arturo Toscanini

Arturo Toscanini
Arturo Toscanini (March 25, 1867 – January 16, 1957) was an Italian conductor. He was one of the most acclaimed musicians of the late 19th and of the 20th century, renowned for his intensity, his perfectionism, his ear for orchestral detail and sonority, and his eidetic memory.[1] He was at various times the music director of La Scala in Milan, the Metropolitan Opera in New York, and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. Later in his career he was appointed the first music director of the NBC Symphony Orchestra (1937–54), and this led to his becoming a household name (especially in the United States) through his radio and television broadcasts and many recordings of the operatic and symphonic repertoire.
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Arturo Toscanini

Arturo Toscanini

Arturo Toscanini (March 25, 1867 – January 16, 1957) was an Italian conductor. He was one of the most acclaimed musicians of the late 19th and of the 20th century, renowned for his intensity, his perfectionism, his ear for orchestral detail and sonority, and his eidetic memory.[1] He was at various times the music director of La Scala in Milan, the Metropolitan Opera in New York, and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. Later in his career he ...
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MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto
Recorded 1944, 1949 and 1959
Total duration: 73:01

Jascha Heifetz, violin
NBC Symphony Orchestra
conductor Arturo Toscanini
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conductor Sir Thomas Beecham
Boston Symphony Orchestra
conductor Charles Munch

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TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1

Recorded in 1941
Duration 29:48

Vladimir Horowitz, piano
NBC Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Arturo Toscanini

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BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 2

Recorded live in 1948
Duration 44:23

Vladimir Horowitz, piano
NBC Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Arturo Toscanini

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LALO Symphonie espagnole
MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto
DVOŘÁK Violin Concerto

Recorded 1936-47
Total duration: 66:17

Nathan Milstein, violin

The Philadelphia Orchestra
conducted by Eugene Ormandy

Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra of New York
conducted by Arturo Toscanini
conducted by Leopold Stokowski

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BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9 'Choral'

Recorded Argentina, 1941
Total duration: 63:51

Judith Hellwig, soprano
Lydia Kindermann,
alto
René Maison,
tenor
Alexander Kipnis,
bass
Colón Orchestra & Chorus
conducted by Arturo Toscanini

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MOZART Overture: Die Zauberflöte
MOZART Divertimento No. 15
MOZART Symphony No. 35, "Haffner"

Recorded live in 1946
Total duration: 59:15

NBC Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Arturo Toscanini