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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35 albums
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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

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    MAHLER Symphony No. 2, Op. 47 "Resurrection"
    Recorded in 1957/58 in stereo
    Total duration: 79:40

    Emilia Cundari soprano
    Maureen Forrester
    contralto
    Westminster Choir
    New York Philharmonic Orchestra
    Bruno Walter
    conductor

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    MAHLER Symphony No. 5
    Recorded in 1947
    Total duration: 61:29

    Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra of New York
    Bruno Walter
    conductor

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    MOZART Symphony Nos. 38 – 41
    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 20
    MOZART Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
    MOZART Requiem
    MOZART Overtures and Dances

    Studio Recordings, 1928 – 1938
    Total Duration: 3hr 43:44

    Elisabeth Schumann, soprano
    Enid Szánthó, contralto
    Anton Dermota, tenor
    Alexander Kipnis, bass

    Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra et al
    conducted by Bruno Walter