Bruno Walter

Bruno Walter
Bruno Walter (born Bruno Schlesinger, September 15, 1876 – February 17, 1962) was a German-born conductor, pianist and composer. Born in Berlin, he left Germany in 1933 to escape the Third Reich, settling finally in the United States in 1939. He worked closely with Gustav Mahler, whose music he helped to establish in the repertory, held major positions with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Concertgebouw Orchestra, Salzburg Festival, Vienna State Opera, Bavarian State Opera, Staatsoper Unter den Linden and Deutsche Oper Berlin, among others, made recordings of historical and artistic significance, and is widely considered to be one of the great conductors of the 20th century.
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Bruno Walter

Bruno Walter

Bruno Walter (born Bruno Schlesinger, September 15, 1876 – February 17, 1962) was a German-born conductor, pianist and composer. Born in Berlin, he left Germany in 1933 to escape the Third Reich, settling finally in the United States in 1939. He worked closely with Gustav Mahler, whose music he helped to establish in the repertory, held major positions with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Concertgebouw Orchestra, Salzb...
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BACH  Violin Concerto No. 1
BACH Violin Concerto No. 2
MOZART Violin Concerto No. 3
MOZART Violin Concerto No. 4

Studio & Live Recordings · 1934 and 1945
Total duration: 76:12

Bronislaw Huberman violin
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra - Issay Dobrowen
Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra of New York - Bruno Walter

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    SCHUMANN  Dichterliebe, Op. 48
    SCHUMANN  Frauenliebe und -leben, Op. 42
    Recorded 1941
    Total duration: 48:03

    Lotte Lehmann, soprano
    Bruno Walter, piano
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      BEETHOVEN Fidelio
      Live recording, 22 February 1941
      Producer and XR Remastering: Andrew Rose
      Cover artwork based on a photograph of Kirsten Flagstad
      Total duration: 2hr 25:01  

      Leonore - Kirsten Flagstad
      Florestan - René Maison
      Don Pizarro - Julius Huehn
      Rocco - Alexander Kipnis
      Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of the Metropolitan Opera
      Bruno Walter
      , conductor
      with introductions by Milton Cross 

       

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      BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6 'Pastoral'

      Recorded in 1946
      Duration 37:48

      The Philadelphia Orchestra
      Conducted by Bruno Walter

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      BRAHMS Symphony No. 2

      Recorded 1951
      Total duration: 40:01

      New York Philharmonic Orchestra
      conducted by Bruno Walter


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      BRAHMS Double Concerto
      Recorded 1951
      Total duration: 32:26

      John Corigliano, violin
      Leonard Rose,
      cello
      New York Philharmonic Orchestra
      conducted by Bruno Walter

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      BRAHMS Symphony No. 1 - Symphony No. 2 - Double Concerto - Song of Destiny - Tragic Overture - Hungarian Dance No. 17 - Symphony No. 3 - Symphony No. 4 - Piano Concerto No. 2 - Violin Concerto - Piano Concerto No. 1 - Haydn Variations - Alto Rhapsody - Academic Festival Overture - Un Requiem Tedesco (A German Requiem, sung in Italian)


      Recorded 1941-1954


      Bruno Walter
      , conductor
      John Corigliano, violin
      Leonard Rose,
      cello
      Erica Morini,
      violin
      Myra Hess,
      piano
      Clifford Curzon,
      piano
      Enid Szantho,
      contralto
      Rosanna Carteri,
      soprano
      Boris Christoff,
      bass

      Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra of New York
      Hugo Strelitzer Choir
      Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
      Rome Symphony Orchestra & Chorus of RAI

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      BRAHMS Symphony No. 1 - Symphony No. 2 - Double Concerto - Song of Destiny - Tragic Overture - Hungarian Dance No. 17

      Live recordings, 1947-54
      Total duration: 2hr 25:42 

      Bruno Walter, conductor
      John Corigliano, 
      violin
      Leonard Rose
      , cello
      Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra of New York

      Hugo Strelitzer Choir

      Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra

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      BRAHMS Symphony No. 3 - Symphony No. 4
      BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 2 - Violin Concerto

      Live recordings, 1951/53
      Total duration: 2hr 35:06

      Bruno Walter, conductor
      Erica Morini, 
      violin
      Myra Hess
      , piano
      Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra of New York

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      BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1 - Haydn Variations
      BRAHMS Alto Rhapsody - Academic Festival Overture
      BRAHMS Un Requiem Tedesco (A German Requiem, sung in Italian)
      Live recordings, 1941-52
      Total duration: 2hr 31:33

      Bruno Walter, conductor
      Clifford Curzon
      , piano
      Enid Szantho, contralto
      Rosanna Carteri, soprano
      Boris Christoff, bass
      Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra of New York
      Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
      Rome Symphony Orchestra & Chorus of RAI

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        BRUCKNER Symphony No. 9
        R. STRAUSS 
        Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
        Live and recordings, 1953 and 1954
        Total duration: 65:47 

        Bruno Walter, conductor
        Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra of New York

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        BRUCKNER Symphony No. 9
        Recorded in 1959
        Total duration: 59:03

        Columbia Symphony Orchestra
        Bruno Walter
        conductor