Masters of the Modern Restoration of Historic Disks

 


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Masters of the Modern Restoration of Historic Disks

 

     

                              Ward Marston in his studio                          Mark Obert-Thorn's studio

 

Masters of the Modern Restoration of Historic Disks

 

Two leaders of the restoration of recordings from all eras, but in particular of the acoustic and electrical 78 RPM area live in the Philadelphia area:  Ward Marston and Mark Obert-Thorn. 

 

Their discerning ears for music and the natural sound is coupled with a constant search for the best quality sources of recording, and considered, discriminating use of the ever improving technology available to recover the maximum from these old sources is truly amazing.

 

Ward Marston also offers a treasure of restorations of historic discs on his own site:

http://www.marstonrecords.com

 

Mark Obert-Thorn was born and raised in the Philadelphia area, and is a graduate of Williams College, where he first began his work on the restoration of historic recordings.  He began the professional transfer of historic disks for CDs in 1988, working for most of the most prestigious historic CD labels.  He started a long series of restorations for Naxos in 1998.

 

The Naxos web site quotes Obert-Thorn as being a "moderate interventionist".  Like other leaders in this field, he >begins by seeking the highest quality audio sources.  The Naxos site states " ... he knows which editions are preferable in terms of quiet shellac - Victor "Z" pressings, Columbia "Viva-Tonals," laminated Brunswicks and the like - and seeks them out for his restorations ... ".  He takes care to play the discs at the correct concert pitch, and also to correct any disc mis-centering.  Obert-Thorn usually does not employ extensive computer processing, but he does use both parametric equalizers, and as can be seen in his studio photo above, he uses the CEDAR-2 processor to reduce clicks, pops, and crackle.

 

Mark Obert-Thorn and Ward Marston both have engineered, on occasion, minor changes to the historic sound, such as adding some ambience enhancement to particularly dry recordings, such as those of the Philadelphia Orchestra in the Camden Church Studio, as Stokowski is said to have wanted.  Similarly, in the case of very close microphone placement, they may seek to add ambience or "air" to the music.  However, neither follow the interventionist approach of, for example, Michael Dutton.  On the other hand, Dutton has been critical of Obert-Thorn and Marston. considering them as being "not qualified", since they are not engineers.

 

The Philadelphia Inquirer had an interesting article by David Patrick Stearns, the Inquirer music critic, on Mark Obert-Thorn and Ward Marston in its March 11, 2001 issue. 

 

Click here to read the March 11, 2001 Philadelphia Inquirer article on Mark Obert-Thorn and Ward Marston

 

Below, I will begin to build a list of the hundreds of inspiring restorations of the historic legacy of 78 RPM acoustic and electrical recording done by Ward Marston and Mark Obert-Thorn.

 


Mark Obert-Thorn

 

 

Richard WAGNER -  Parsifal (1913, 1927-1928)

Conductors - Alfred Hertz, Karl Muck, Siegfried Wagner - Bayreuth Festival Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Berlin State Opera Orchestra - Naxos 8.110049-50

Modest MUSSORGSKY - Pictures at an Exhibition

RAVEL - Bolero

Serge Koussevitzky - Boston Symphony Orchestra - Naxos 8.110154

 

Gustav HOLST, Ralph VAUGHAN WILLIAMS

The Composers Conduct - Naxos 8.111048

 

Frederic CHOPIN - Piano Sonata No. 2 / Ballade No. 4 / Polonaise-fantaisie

Vladimir Horowitz (1947-1957) Naxos 8.111282

 

Richard WAGNER - Opera Overtures

Johannes BRAHMS - Academic Festival Overture

Serge Koussevitzky - Boston Symphony Orchestra (1946-1949) Naxos 8.111283

 

Piano Concerto No. 2 and No 3

Sergei Rachmaninov

Leopold Stokowski and Eugene Ormandy - Philadelphia Orchestra

NAXOS Historical 8.110601 (note:  different side takes than Mark Obert-Thorn's Biddulph disk)

 

Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonatas 11 - 18. 21 - 32, Eroica Variations / Bagatelles, Op. 33 / Variations, Op. 34 Diabelli Variations,  Bagatelles, Op. 126 / Rondo a capriccio  Schnabel 8.110756 8.110759 8.110760 8.110761 8.110762 8.110763 8.110764

 

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 5

Felix Weingartner - British Symphony Orchestra (1927)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 6 (1932)

Felix Weingartner - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

11 'Modlinger Tanze' (Beethoven?)

Felix Weingartner - London Philharmonic Orchestra

Naxos 8.110861

 

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 7 and 8 (1936) Egmont -  Overture, Entr'acte no. 2, Clarchens Tod Felix Weingartner - London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (7th and 8th) 

Naxos 8.110862

 

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonies nos 5 and 7 (Toscanini) (1933, 1936)

Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 (1933)

New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra  Arturo Toscanini

Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92

New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra  Arturo Toscanini

Naxos 8.110840

 

 

Biddulph Recordings

 

The Complete 1925 Leopold Stokowski Electrical Recordings

Saint-Saëns - Danse macabre, Borodin - Polovetzki Dance, Tchaikovsky Marche Slav, Dvorak - Symphony no 9, Tchaikovsky - Symphony no 6 - Andante Biddulph BID 83072

 

Rachmaninoff - Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No 2 (Rachmaninoff, Stokowski),  Concerto for Piano and Orchestra no 3 (Horowitz, Coates) Biddulph LHW 036  (note:  different side takes than Mark Obert-Thorn's Naxos disk)

 

Copland - Lincoln Portrait, El salón México, Appalachian Spring, Sousa - Semper Fidelis. The Stars and Stripes Forever, Thompson - The Testament of Freedom.  Serge Koussevitzky - Boston Symphony Orchestra Biddulph WHL050

 

THE ART OF EUGENE ORMANDY Recordings 1923-1948

CD1 - Ormandy the violinist

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Hymn to the Sun

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Song of India

HERBERT Kiss Me Again

DRDLA Souvenir

DVORÁK Humoresque

Ormandy -his salon orchestra BRAHMS Hungaraian Damce No 2 HOSMER Southern Rhapsody

Ormandy - Dorsey Brothers orchestra COSLOW-SPIER-BRITT Was it a Dream?

Ormandy - Minneapolis Symphony

ZEMACHSON Chorale and Fugue in D minor

ZADOR Hungarian Caprice

GRIFFES Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan

HARRIS When Johnny Comes Marching Home (American Overture)

Ormandy - Philadelphia Orchestra

BARBER Essay No 1

MENOTTI Amelia Goes to the Ball

CD2 -  Ormandy - Philadelphia Orchestra

MIASKOVSKY Symphony No. 21 (rec Nov 1947)

STRAUSS Sinfonia Domestica (rec May 1938)

Ormandy - Hollywood Bowl

MAHLER Symphony No. 8 (Part I only) Hymnus - Veni Creator Spiritus

BIDDULPH WHL064, WHL065 

 

 

Music & Arts

 

Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra.

CD premières of their rarest 78 rpm recordings.

CD 1

VIVALDI (arr. Stokowski): Concerto Grosso in D minor (from “L’estro armonico,” Op. 3, No. 11) [1934];

PALESTRINA (orch. Stokowski): Adoramus te [1934];

FRESCOBALDI (orch. Stokowski): Gagliarda [1934];

LULLY (arr. Stokowski): Le Triomphe de l’Amour – Nocturne, Alceste—Prelude, Thesée [1930];

BYRD (orch. Stokowski): Pavane and Gigue [1937];

HANDEL (arr. Stokowski): Overture in D minor (Chandos Anthem No. 2) [1935]; Messiah—Pastoral Symphony - March [1930]; Music – Suite [1934]. CD 2 (75:54):

BACH (orch. Stokowski): Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565 [1934];Ich ruf ’ zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ (Chorale Prelude, BWV639); Es ist Vollbracht (from the St. John Passion, BWV245) [1934]; Ein’ feste Burg (from Cantata No. 80, BWV80) [1933]; Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV582 [1929];

BOCCHERINI (arr. Stokowski): Minuet (from Quartet in E major, Op. 13, No. 5) [1929];

HAYDN (orch. Stokowski): Andante cantabile (from String Quartet in E major, Op. 3, No. 4) [1929];

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 [1931]. CD 3(73:27):

FRANCK: Symphony in D minor [1927] with Outline of Themes for the Franck Symphony [1927]

DEBUSSY: Nocturnes [1928, 1929, 1927]; Clair de lune (from Suite Bergamasque) (orch. Stokowski) [1937]; Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun [1940]. CD 4(74:52):

WEBER (orch. Berlioz/Stokowski): Invitation to the Dance [1937];

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4 in e, Op. 98 [1931]; Hungarian Dance No. 1 (orch. Stokowski) [1934];

Johann STRAUSS II: Blue Danube—Waltz, Op. 314 ; Vienna Woods—Waltz, Op. 325 [1939];

Richard STRAUSS: Salome—Dance of the Seven Veils [1929];

SOUSA: El Capitan—March [1929]; The Stars and Stripes Forever—March [1929].

CD-1173(4)

 

Stokowski Edition XV - Beethoven - Beethoven - Symphony No. 5, Brahms - Symphony No. 1 in c, Op. 68 - All American Youth Orchestra  CD-4857

 

ARTURO TOSCANINI AND THE BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA:

An unissued performance from 1937! Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 ("Choral") with Isobel Baillie, soprano; Mary Jarred, mezzo-soprano; Parry Jones, tenor; Harold Williams, bass; BBC S. O. & Choral Society (Leader: Leslie Woodgate).

Recorded during the performance of 3rd November 1937 in Queen's Hall, London.

CD-1144

 

Leopold Stokowski and Rafael Kubelik - Experimental stereo recordings from 1952. Avshalomov - The Taking of T’ung Kuan, Tchaikovsky - Symphony no 5 - Stokowski - Detroit Symphony Orchestra concert November 20, 1952. Bedric Smetana - “Tábor” from Má Vlast - Kubelik - Mercury Orchestra - December 6, 1952 in Chicago. CD-1190

 

Ward Marston

 

Marston Records

Ward Marston was one of the pioneers in modern restoration of historic recordings, and continues to apply his creative approach with the constant improvements of restoration technology.  Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra was one of Marston's earliest loves, as can be heard in his Stokowski restorations. 

 

Particularly notable in Ward Marston's restorations is his handling of bass passages of 78 RPM recordings of the 1920s and 1930s.  Many of the Victor recordings of that era were bass-heavy, up until about 1940, when Victor began attenuating bass, causing the opposite problem.  Marston retains a full, rich bass, without ever being 'boomy' or muddy.  Also his joining of sides makes the transition between sides virtually imperceptible, even in some extreme cases, where microphone placement and sound balance were changed on different dates from one side to the next.

 

What glorious treasures are found at Marston Records.  Also, what amazing rarities, restored and reproduced in a way not available to any of us, lacking the technical and artistic abilities of Ward Marston.

 

Here is a current listing from his catalogue.  Check out Ward Marston's web site for some very interesting commentary and the following great recordings:

 


The Complete Recordings of Marie Delna and Selected Recordings of Jeanne Marié De’Lisle
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Legendary Piano Recordings
The Complete Grieg, Saint-Saëns, Pugno, and Diémer
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The Edison Legacy vol. 1
Hidden Treasures of the Edison Archive
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The Complete Eugenia Mantelli
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The Complete Conchita Supervia vol. 2
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The Complete Leopold Godowsky vol. 3
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The Complete Salomea Krushelnytska
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The Complete Francisco Viñas
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The Complete Félia Litvinne And Natalya Yermolenko–Yuzhina
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The Complete Leopold Godowsky vol. 2
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Pathé Opera Series volume 6:
Gounod’s Faust
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Mary Lewis
The Golden Haired Soprano
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The Complete César Vezzani, Vol. 2
Complete HMV Acoustics 1924-1925
Selected Electric Recordings 1930-1933

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Ernst Levy vol. 3
Forgotten Genius: Live Performances of Beethoven, Schumann, and Brahms

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Richard Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier 20 September 1936
Teatro Colón Performance, Buenos Aires
Fritz Busch conducting

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The Complete Leopold Godowsky, Vol. 1
Columbia and Brunswick Recordings, 1913-1922
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Leoncavallo’s Chatterton and Pagliacci
1907 G&T
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The Complete Conchita Supervia vol. 1
Odeon 1927-1928
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Jorge Bolet in Concert
Vol. 1 Chopin
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Mahler’s Decade in Vienna
Singers of the Court Opera 1897-1907
Rare and in some cases unique early recordings of opera and lieder
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Geraldine Farrar
Includes test pressings and unpublished Bell Laboratory test-recordings of 1934
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Carl Friedberg: The Brahms/Schumann Tradition
Carl Friedberg (1872-1955) was the leading 20th-century representative of the Brahms/Schumann pianistic tradition.

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Pathé Opera Series vol. 5
Les Frères Danilo/La Traviata
1911.

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Three American Sopranos: Lillian Nordica, Olive Fremstad and Ada Adini

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The Complete César Vezzani vol. 1
Odeon Recordings 1912-1914
French HMV Recordings 1923-1924

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Parsifal
Teatro Colón, 1936
Fritz Busch conducts René Maison (Parsifal), Marjorie Lawrence (Kundry), Alexander Kipnis (Gurnemanz) and Martial Singher (Amfortas) yet with this 3-CD set, you can.

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Florence Easton: Absolute Soprano
Florence Easton (1882-1955)
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Arthur Loesser In Recital
Arthur Loesser (1894-1969)

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Jacques Urlus, Heroic Tenor
The Complete Edison Recordings

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Rosa Ponselle
On the Air, Volume 2 1936-1937
Rosa Ponselle (1897-1981)
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Clara Butt
A Critical Survey Vol. 1: The Acoustic Years

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Verdi Le Trouvère
Opéra-Comique Version Recorded in 1912
Featuring Charles Fontaine

Verdi's Le Trouvère recorded by the Pathé Company
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In Their Own Voices
The U.S. Presidential Elections of 1908-1912

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Edison Voice Trials
Voice Audition Cylinders of 1912-1913

In 1912, Thomas A. Edison conducted a European talent search designed to recruit vocal artists for his record company. Over three hundred cylinders of some of Europe's greatest singers were recorded and sent back to the United Sates for Edison's personal review. Before these canisters were opened last year, Thomas Edison was the last person to hear these 1912-1913 cylinders.

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Three Tenors of the Opéra-Comique:
Louis Cazette, Charles Friant and Jean Marny

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Claudio Arrau
The Early Years (The Complete Pre-War Recordings)
Claudio Arrau (1903-1991)
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Carmen
The First Complete Recording
Featuring Emmy Destinn
This recording of Carmen, sung in German, is one of the first efforts to record a complete opera. The Gramophone Company in Berlin began recording Carmen during the week of 14 October 1908 and because of Emmy Destinn's remarkable portrayal of the bohemian heroine, this recording has become known as "The Destinn Carmen."

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Rosa Ponselle
On the Air, Volume 1

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Ernst Levy Volume 2
Forgotten Genius--Plays Haydn, Beethoven and Mozart

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Eugenia Burzio: Verismo Soprano
Complete Recorded Operatic Repertoire

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The Complete Johanna Gadski
Volume 2

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Jane Bathori
The Complete Solo Recordings

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Carmen: Opéra-Comique Version
Recorded in 1911 - Featuring Marguerite Mérentié

Bizet's Carmen, the first of eleven complete operas recorded by the Pathé Company, is reissued here for the first time.

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Claire Croiza: Champion of the Modern French Mélodie
The Complete Recordings

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Hermann Jadlowker
Dramatic Coloratura Tenor

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Emma Calvé
The Complete 1902 G&T, 1920 Pathé and "Mapleson Cylinder" Recordings


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Emil von Sauer
The Complete Commercial Recordings

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Charles Hackett
Gifted with a beautiful lyric tenor voice and a handsome stage appearance, Charles Francis Hackett was one of the first American tenors to establish a solid, international career.

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Donizetti: La Favorite
(Recorded in the Original French Version 1912)
(Pathé Opera Series Volume 2)

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The Complete Adelina Patti and Victor Maurel


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Rosa Raisa
The Complete Recordings

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Three Edison Tenors
Giuseppe Anselmi, Alessandro Bonci, José Mojica

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Marcel Journet: The Complete Solo Gramophone Recordings
1909-1933

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Tito Schipa: The Early Years
The Complete Gramophone and Pathé Recordings (1913-1921)

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Ernst Levy: Forgotten Genius
Ernst Levy is one of this century's most remarkable musicians and forgotten geniuses. The recordings are important to preserve and his performances are not for the faint of heart.


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Ninon Vallin: The Complete Pathe Art Label Recordings


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Maurice Renaud: The Complete Gramophone Recordings 1901-1908
This 2 CD set is the first time the complete Gramophone recordings have been assembled on any reissue and also includes Renaud's creator recording from Sigurd.


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The Complete Olimpia Boronat
the complete and rare recordings of Olimpia Boronat (b. 1867 - d. 1934) have been gathered to create a single CD that brings to light one of the most beautiful coloratura soprano voices on disc.

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The Complete Josef Hofmann: Solo Recordings vol. 5
- 1935-1948 -

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The Complete Josef Hofmann Vol. 6
The Casimir Hall Recital

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The Complete Josef Hofmann, vol. 7
Great Concerto Performances

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The Complete Josef Hofmann, vol. 8:
Concerto and Solo Performances 1938-1947

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Massenet's Manon: The First Complete Recording 1923 Pathé
- Featuring Fanny Heldy -

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The Complete Johanna Gadski: Volume 1
- The Victor Recordings - 1903-1909

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Alma Gluck

A 2-CD survey of the great soprano's recordings in opera and song between 1911-1918, featuring duets with Enrico Caruso and Louise Homer.


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Naxos Historical

 

Jules MASSENET - Werther

Conductor - Elie Cohen - Paris National Opera Orchestra and chorus

Georges Thill, Ninon Vallin (1931) Naxos 8.110061-62

 

Camille Saint-Saens - Samson et Dalila

Conductor - Louis Foureslier - Paris National Opera Orchestra (1946)

Helene Bouvier, Paul Cabanel, Paul Charles Cambon, Jose Luccioni, Henri Medus

Naxos 8.110063-64

 

Gustav MAHLER - Symphony No. 2 (Fried),  Kindertotenlieder (Horenstein)

Conductors - Oskar Fried, Jascha Horenstein, Selmar Meyrowitz, Herman Weigert

 - Berlin State Opera Orchestra

Gertrud Bindernagel, Sara Charles-Cahier, Emmi Leisner, Lula Mysz-Gmeiner, Heinrich Rehkemper, Heinrich Schlusnus, Grete Stückgold Naxos 8.110152-53

 

John MCCORMACK Edition, Vol. 6- The Acoustic Recordings (1915-1916)

Naxos 8.111316

 

Biddulph Recordings

 

Tchaikovsky - Symphony no 5, Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture, Tchaikovsky - Song Without Words op 40 no 6, Tchaikovsky - Songs opus Op. 73 no 6 'Solitude'  Leopold Stokowski - Philadelphia Orchestra Biddulph WHL 015

 

Percy Grainger - Grieg Piano Concerto - Percy Grainger, Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto no 2 - Artur Rubinstein, Leopold Stokowski - Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra Biddulph LHW 041

 

Casals - The Victor Recordings (1926-28) Biddulph LAB 017 

 Leo Black Piano

Bach - Adagio

Bach - Musette

Schubert - Moment Musical No. 3

Chopin - "Raindrop" Prelude

Chopin - Nocturne In E Flat

Schumann -  Abendlied (3:54) 7

Wagner -  Preislied From "Die Meistersinger"

Wagner -  Evening Star From "Tannhauser"

Bruch -  Kol Nidre

Rubinstein -  Melody In F

Popper -  Mazurka 

Popper -  Vito (

Hillemacher -  Gavotte Tendre 

Sgambati -  Serenata Napolitana 

Godard -  Berceuse From "Jocelyn"

Saint-Saëns -  The Swan 

Fauré -  Apres Un Reve 

Debussy -  Minuet From Petite Suite 

Granados -  Spanish Dance In E Minor 

Granados -  Intermezzo From "Goyescas" 

 

Camilla Wicks

Jean SIBELIUS (1865-1957) Violin Concerto in D minor

Fartein VALEN (1887-1952) Violin Concerto Op.37 (1940)

Ernest BLOCH (1880-1959) Nigun – Baal Shem (1923)

Dimitri KABELEVSKY (1907-1987) Improvisation Op.21

Sergei PROKOFIEV (1891-1953) March from The Love of Three Oranges

Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH (1906-1975) Polka from The Age of Gold

Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH Preludes Op.34 transcribed for violin and piano by Dmitri Tziganov

   --- Prelude No.10, Prelude No.15, Prelude No.16, Prelude No.24

Pablo de SARASATE (1844-1908) Spanish Dances Op.21 No.1 - Malagueña

Julian AGUIRRE (1868-1924) Huella

Edgar Daniele del VALLE (1861-1920 Ao Pé da Fogueira (Preludio XV)

Arthur BENJAMIN (1893-1960) From San Domingo (1946)

Igor STRAVINSKY (1882-1971) Pastorale

BIDDULPH 80218-2 

 

Cala

Stokowski conducts Philadelphia Rarities.   Leopold Stokowski - Philadelphia Orchestra   Cala CACD0501 This edition of Marston's original restoration for the Leopold Stokowski Society has been further processed by Cala to its detriment.

 

Stokowski - Previously Unpublished 78s.  Leopold Stokowski - Philadelphia Orchestra, NBC Symphony Orchestra,  New York City Symphony Orchestra  Cala CACD0502  his edition of Marston's original restoration for the Leopold Stokowski Society has been further processed by Cala to its detriment.

 

Dell'Arte Recordings

 

Shostakovich Symphony No 6 (1940), Sibelius -  Symphony no 4 (1932), Sibelius - Valse triste (1936), Sibelius - The Tempest - Berceuse (1937) Leopold Stokowski - Philadelphia Orchestra Dell'Arte DA9023

 

EMI Recordings

 

Great Conductors of the 20th Century – Albert Coates

Borodin Symphony No 2. Humperdinck - Hänsel und Gretel - Prelude, Liszt - Mephisto Waltz Faust. Mussorgsky The Fair at Sorochintsï, 'Sorochinskaya yarmar - Gopak, Richard Strauss - Tod und Verklärung, Ravel La Valse. Rimsky-Korsakov Mlada - Procession of the Nobles .Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini, Wagner - Götterdämmerung - Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey. Das Rheingold - Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla, Tannhäuser - Overture Tristan und Isolde. Die Walküre - Magic Fire Music Weber - Oberon Overture Tristan und Isolde Love Duet - Frida Leider, Lauritz Melchior, Berlin State Opera Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra/Albert Coates  EMI Historical 575486-2

 

Pearl

 

Liadov - Eight Russian Folk Dances (1937)

Stravinsky - Firebird Suite (1935)

Stravinsky - Pastorale (1934)

Stravinsky - Fireworks (1922)

Pearl GEMM CD 9031

 

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Another treat is the collaboration between Ward Marston as restoration engineer and Mark Obert-Thorn as artistic consultant in the fabulous Philadelphia Orchestra Centennial Collection,  Philadelphia Orchestra Association POA100 consisting of 12 CDs of great and rare Philadelphia Recordings, beginning with Stokowski's 1917 recording of the Brahms Hungarian Dance no 5.


If you have any comments or questions about this Leopold Stokowski site, please e-mail me (Larry Huffman) at e-mail address: leopold.stokowski@gmail.com


 

 

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1921 -1924 enregistrements acoustique Tchaïkovski - Stokowski - Orchestre de Philadelphie

1921 - 1924 enregistrements acoustique Wagner - Stokowski - Orchestre de Philadelphie

1924 enregistrements acoustique Rachmaninov - Stokowski - Orchestre de Philadelphie

 

Développement de l'enregistrement électrique

Permis d'exploitation du système Westrex donné à Victor et Columbia

1925 Premier enregistrement électrique Stokowski - Orchestre de Philadelphie

1925 autres enregistrements électriques Stokowski - Orchestre de Philadelphie

1926 enregistrements électriques Stokowski - Orchestre de Philadelphie

1927 enregistrements électriques Stokowski - Orchestre de Philadelphie

Plus des enregistrements1927 électriques Stokowski - Orchestre de Philadelphie

1928 enregistrements électriques Stokowski - Orchestre de Philadelphie

1929 enregistrements électriques Stokowski - Orchestre de Philadelphie

1930 enregistrements électriques Stokowski - Orchestre de Philadelphie

 

D'autres documents sur Stokowski et l'Orchestre de Philadelphie

Camden église studio - Victor Talking Machine studio d'enregistrement

Leopold Stokowski - Orchestre de Philadelphie Enregistrement à l'Académie de musique de Philadelphie

Interviews avec Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski Orchestrations

Leopold Stokowski et Harvey Fletcher et les laboratoires Bell expérimental enregistrements

Maîtres de restauration moderne de disques historique

CDs de Stokowski et l'Orchestre de Philadelphie

Leopold Stokowski Discographie chronologique

Leopold Stokowski - Orchestre de Philadelphie bibliographie, des sources et crédits