George Szell: The Edition - 49 CD Box Set

Sony Music


Track Listings

[CD 1]
BELA BARTOK (1881-1945)
Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116
01. I. Andante, non troppo
02. II. Allegretto scherzando
03. III. Andante, non troppo
04. IV. Allegretto
05. V. Pesante
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, January 15 & 16, 1965)

LEO JANACEK (1854-1928)
Sinfonietta for Orchestra
06. I. Allegretto
07. II. Andante-Allegretto
08. III. Moderato
09. IV. Allegretto
10. V. Andante con moto
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, October 15, 1965)

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell



[CD 2]
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)
Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21
01. I. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
02. II. Andante cantabile con moto
03. III. Menuetto. Allegro molto e vivace
04. IV. Finale. Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace

Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36
05. I. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
06. II. Larghetto
07. III. Scherzo. Allegro
08. IV. Allegro molto

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, October 2, 1964 (Symphony No.1) and October 23, 1964 (Symphony No. 2)



[CD 3]
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)
Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55 “Eroica”
01. I. Allegro con brio
02. II. Marcia funebre. Adagio assai
03. III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace
04. IV. Finale. Allegro molto

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, April 22 & 23, 1957



[CD 4]
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)
Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 60
01. I. Adagio - Allegro vivace
02. II. Adagio
03. III. Menuetto. Allegro vivace - Trio. Un poco meno allegro
04. IV. Allegro ma non troppo
05. Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72a

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, April 5 & 6, 1963



[CD 5]
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)
Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67
01. I. Allegro con brio
02. II. Andante con moto
03. III. Allegro
04. IV. Allegro

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)
Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551 "Jupiter"
05. I. Allegro vivace
06. II. Andante cantabile
07. III. Menuetto. Allegretto04:35
08. IV. Molto allegro

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, October 11 & 25, 1963



[CD 6]
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)
Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 “Pastoral”
01. I. Allegro ma non troppo
“Erwachen heiterer Emfindungen bei der Ankunft auf dem Lande”
02. II. Andante molto moto. “Szene am Bach”
03. III. Allegro. “Lustiges Zusammensein der Landleute”
04. IV. Allegro. “Gewitter Sturm”
05. V. Allegretto. “Hirtengesang, Frohe un dankbare Gefuhle nach dem sturm”

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, January 20 & 21, 1962



[CD 7]
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)
Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92
01. I. Poco sostenuto - Vivace
02. II. Allegretto
03. III. Presto - Presto meno assai
04. IV. Allegro con brio

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, October 29 & 30, 1959



[CD 8]
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)
Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93
01. I. Allegro vivace e con brio
02. II. Allegretto scherzando
03. III. Tempo di Menuetto
04. IV. Allegro vivace

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, April 15, 1961



[CD 9]
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)
Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral"
01. I. Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso
02. II. Molto vivace
03. III. Adagio molto e cantabile - Andante moderato
04. IV. Presto ? Allegro assai ? Recitative: O Freunde, nicht diese Tone! ? Allegro assai
(Final Chorus on Schiller's "Ode to Joy")

Adele Addison, Soprano
Jane Hobson, Mezzo-Soprano
Richard Lewis, Tenor
Donald Bell, Baritone
Conductor: George Szell
The Cleveland Orchestra Chorus
Robert Shaw, Director
The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, April 21 &22, 1961



[CD 10]
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)
01. Egmont Overture, Op. 84
02. Coriolan Overture, Op. 62
03. King Stephen Overture, Op. 117
04. Leonore Overture No. 2, Op. 72b

Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, October 8 & 29, 1966

05. Leonore Overture No. 1, Op. 138
06. Fidelio Overture, Op. 72

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, August 25, 1967



[CD 11]
JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833-1897)
Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68
01. I. Un poco sostenuto. Allegro
02. II. Andante sostenuto
03. III. Un poco allegretto e grazioso
04. IV. (Finale) Adagio. Piu andante; Allegro non troppo ma con brio
05. Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, October 7, 1966 (Symphony No. 1), October 24, 1964 (Variations on a Theme by Haydn)



[CD 12]
JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833-1897)
Symphony No. 2, in D Major, Op. 73
01. I.Allegro non troppo
02. II.Adagio non troppo
03. III.Allegretto grazioso (Quasi andantino). Presto ma non assai
04. IV.Allegro con spirito

Symphony No. 3, in F Major, Op. 90. . .
05. I.Allegro con brio ? Un poco sostenuto
06. II.Andante
07. III.Poco allegretto
08. IV.Allegro ? Un poco sostenuto

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, January 6, 1967 (Symphony No. 2), October 16 &17, 1964 (Symphony No. 3)



[CD 13]
JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833-1897)
Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98. . .
01. I.Allegro non troppo
02. II.Andante moderato
03. III.Allegro giocoso
04. IV.Allegro energico e passionato; Piu allegro
05. Tragic Overture, Op. 81
06. Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, April 8&9, 1966 (Symphony No. 4), October 28, 1966 (Tragic Overture & Academic Festival Overture)



[CD 14]
ANTON BRUCKNER (1824-1896)
Symphony No. 3 in D Minor [1889 Version, ed. Nowak].
01. I. Mehr langsam, misterioso
02. II. Adagio, bewegt, quasi andante
03. III. Ziemlich schnell - Trio
04. IV. Allegro

Symphony No. 8 in C Minor [1890 Version, ed. Nowak]
05. I. Allegro moderato

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, January 28 &29, 1966 (No. 3), October 3,6,10 & 13, 1969 (No. 8)
 



[CD 15]
ANTON BRUCKNER (1824-1896)
Symphony No. 8 in C Minor [1890 Version, ed. Nowak]
01. II. Scherzo: Allegro moderato - Trio. Langsam
02. III. Adagio: Feierlich langsam, doch nicht schleppend
03. IV. Finale: Feierlich, nicht schnell

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, October 3,6,10 & 13, 1969



[CD 16]
ANTON BRUCKNER (1824-1896)
Symphony No. 7 in E major
01. I. Allegro moderato
02. II. Adagio. Sehr feierlich und sehr langsam
03. III. Scherzo. Sehr schnell
04. IV. Finale. Bewegt, doch nicht schnell

Wiener Philharmoniker
George Szell

Recorded at Großes Festspielhaus, Salzberg, Austria, Auguet 21, 1968


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[CD 17]
ANTONIN DVORAK (1841-1904)
Slavonic Dances, Op. 46
Arr. George Szell
01. No. 1 in C Major. Presto
02. No. 2 in E minor. Allegretto scherzando
03. No. 3 in A-flat Major. Poco allegro
04. No. 4 in F Major. Tempo di Minuetto
05. No. 5 in A Major. Allegro vivace
06. No. 6 in D Major. Allegretto scherzando
07. No. 7 in C minor. Allegro assai
08. No. 8 in G minor. Presto

Slavonic Dances, Op. 72
09. No. 1 in B Major. Molto vivace
10. No. 2 in E minor. Allegretto grazioso
11. No. 3 in F Major. Allegro
12. No. 4 in D-flat Major. Allegretto grazioso
13. No. 5 in B-flat minor. Poco adagio
14. No. 6 in B-flat Major. Moderato, quasi Minuetto
15. No. 7 in C Major. Allegro vivace
16. No. 8 in A-flat Major. Grazioso e lento, ma non troppo, quasi tempo di Valse

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, 1963, 1964, 1965



[CD 18]
ANTONIN DVORAK (1841-1904)
Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70 (d-moll / en re mineur)
01. I. Allegro maestoso
02. II. Poco Adagio
03. III. Scherzo. Vivace - Poco meno mosso
04. IV. Finale. Allegro
(Recorded on March 18-19, 1960, in Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio; Stereo.)
05. Carnival Overture, Op. 92
(Recorded on January 4-5, 1963, in Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio; Stereo.)

BEDRICH SMETANA (1824-1884)
06. Overture to the Bartered Bride
(Recorded on March 15, 1958, in Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio; Mono.)

String Quartet in E minor "From My Life" (e-moll / en mi mineur)
07. I. Romantic longing, and foreboding of misfortune: Allegro vivo appassionato
08. II. The merriment of youth; my love of dancing and dance music: Allegro moderato alla Polka
09. III. Memories of the happiness of my first love: Largo sostenuto
10. IV. Joy in discovering how to treat Bohemian national elements in music; the catastrophe of deafness, reminiscences of happier days, and resignation: Vivace ? Meno mosso

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

(Recorded on April 26, 1949, in Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio; Mono.)



[CD 19]
ANTONIN DVORAK (1841-1904)
Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88 (C-Dur / en sol majeur)
01. I. Allegro con brio
02. II. Adagio
03. III. Allegretto grazioso - Molto vivace
04. IV. Allegro ma non troppo
(Recorded on October 24-25 & 31 and November 1, 1958, in Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio; Stereo.)

Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 (e-moll / en mi mineur)
"From the New World"
05. I. Adagio - Allegro molto
06. II. Largo
07. III. Scherzo: Molto vivace
08. IV. Allegro con fuoco

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

(Recorded on March 20-21, 1959, in Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio; Stereo.)



[CD 20]
JOSEPH HAYDN (1732-1809)
Symphony No. 93 in D Major, Hob. I:93 (D-Dur / en re majeur)
01. I. Adagio - Allegro assai
02. II. Largo cantabile
03. III. Menuetto
04. IV. Finale. Presto ma non troppo

Symphony No. 94 in G Major, Hob. I:94 "The Surprise" (G-Dur / en sol majeur)
05. I. Adagio - Vivace assai
06. II. Andante
07. III. Menuett. Allegro molto - Trio
08. IV. Finale. Allegro di molto

Symphony No. 95 in C minor, Hob. I:95 (c-Moll / en ut mineur)
09. I. Allegro
10. II. Andante
11. III. Menuetto
12. IV. Finale. Vivace

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, April 19, 1968 (1-4), May 5, 1967 (5-8), January 17/18, 1969 (9-12)



[CD 21]
JOSEPH HAYDN (1732-1809)
Symphony No. 96 in D Major, Hob. I: 96 "Miracle" (D-Dur / en re majeur)
01. I. Adagio - Allegro
02. II. Andante
03. III. Menuetto. Allegretto
04. IV. Finale. Vivace assai

Symphony No. 97 in C Major, Hob. I: 97 (C-Dur / en ut majeur)
05. I. Adagio - Vivace
06. II. Adagio ma non troppo
07. III. Menuetto. Allegretto
08. IV. Finale. Spirituoso

Symphony No. 98 in B-flat Major, Hob. I:98 (B-Dur / en si bemol majeur)
09. I. Adagio - Allegro
10. II. Adagio
11. III. Menuet. Allegro - Trio
12. IV. Finale. Presto

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, October 11, 1968 (1-4), October 3, 6 & 10, 1969 (5-8), October 10, 1969 (9-12)



[CD 22]
JOSEPH HAYDN (1732-1809)
Symphony No. 92 in G Major, Hob. I:92 "Oxford" (G-Dur / en sol majeur)
01. I. Adagio - Allegro spiritoso
02. II. Adagio
03. III. Menuetto (Allegretto) - Trio
04. IV. Presto

Symphony No. 99 in E-Flat Major, Hob. I:99 (Es-Dur / en mi bemol majeur)
05. I. Adagio - Vivace assai
06. II. Adagio
07. III. Menuet. Allegretto - Trio
08. IV. Finale. Vivace

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, October 20, 1961 (1-4), October 25/26, 1957 (5-8)



[CD 23]
JOSEPH HAYDN (1732-1809)
Symphony No. 88 in G Major, Hob. I:88 (G-Dur / em sol majeur)
01. I. Adagio - Allegro
02. II. Largo
03. III. Menuetto
04. IV. Finale (Allegro con spirito)

Symphony No. 104 in D Major, Hob. I:104 “Salomon” (D-Dur / en re majeur)
05. I. Adagio - Allegro
06. II. Andante
07. III. Menuetto
08. IV. Allegro spiritoso

Symphony No. 97 in C Major, Hob. I:97 (C-Dur / en ut majeur)
09. I. Adagio - Vivace
10. II. Adagio ma non troppo
11. III. Menuetto. Allegretto - Trio
12. IV. Finale. Spirituoso

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, April 9, 1954 (1-8) October 25 & 26, 1957 (9-12)



[CD 24]
PAUL HINDEMITH (1895-1963)
Symphonic Metamorphoses on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber
01. I. Allegro
02. II. "Turandot, Scherzo”. Moderato - Lebhaft
03. III. Andantino
04. IV. Marsch
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, October 10, 1964)

WILLIAM WALTON (1902-1983)
05. Variations on a Theme by Hindemith
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, October 9, 1964)
Symphony No. 2
06. I. Allegro molto
07. II. Lento assai
08. III. Passacaglia - Fugato - Coda-Scherzando
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, February 24 & March 3, 1961)

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell



[CD 25]
ZOLTAN KODALY (1882-1967)
Hary Janos Suite
01. I. Prelude: The Fairy Tale Begins
02. II. Viennese Musical Clock
03. III. Song
04. IV. The Battle and Defeat of Napoleon
05. V. Intermezzo
06. VI. Entrance of the Emperor and his Court
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, January 10, 1969)

SERGEI PROKOFIEV (1891-1953)
Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op. 60.
07. I. The Birth of Kije
08. II. Romance
09. III. Kije's Wedding
10. IV. Troika
11. V. The Burial of Kije
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, January 17, 1969)

ALEXANDER BORODIN (1837-1887)
12. Polovetsian Dances from "Prince Igor"
(Recording: Masonic Temple, Cleveland, February 28, 1958)

NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV (1844-1908)
13. Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
(Recording: Masonic Temple, Cleveland, February 28, 1958)

ANATOL LIADOV (1855-1914)
14. The Enchanted Lake, Op. 62 (Legend for Orchestra)
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, October 30, 1963)

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell
 


[CD 26]
GUSTAV MAHLER (1860-1911)
Symphony No. 10
01. I. Andante - Adagio
02. II. Purgatorio (Allegretto moderato)
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, November 1, 1958)

WILLIAM WALTON (1902-1983)
Partita for Orchestra
03. I. Toccata
04. II. Pastorale Siciliana
05. III. Giga burlesca
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, January21, 1959)

IGOR STRAVINSKY (1882-1971)
The Firebird Suite (1919 Version)
06. Introduction
07. The firebird and his dance
08. Variation of the firebird
09. The princesses’ Round dance (Moderato) 04:41
10. Infernal dance of King Kastchei
11. Lullaby
12. Finale
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, February 24 & March 3, 1961)

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell
 


[CD 27]
GUSTAV MAHLER (1860-1911)
Symphony No. 6 in A minor "Tragic" (Revised, Critical Edition)
01. I. Allegro energico, ma non troppo. Heftig, aber markig
02. II. Scherzo. Wuchtig
03. III. Andante moderato
04. IV. Finale. Sostenuto - Allegro moderato

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

(Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, October, 1967)



[CD 28]
FELIX MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847)
Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, "Italian"
01. I. Allegro vivace
02. II. Andante con moto
03. III. Con moto moderato
04. IV. Saltarello. Presto
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, October 26, 1962)

Incidental Music to A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61
05. I. Overture
06. II. Scherzo
07. III. Nocturne
08. IV. Intermezzo
09. V. Wedding March
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, January 13, 1967)
10. Overture “Fingal's Cave”, Op. 26
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, October 25, 1957)

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell



[CD 29]
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)
Symphony No. 28 in C Major, K. 200 (189k) (C-Dur / en ut majeur)
01. I. Allegro spiritoso
02. II. Andante
03. III. Menuetto. Allegretto -Trio
04. IV. Presto
05. Overture to the Marriage of Figaro, K. 492

Symphony No. 33 in B-Flat Major, K. 319
06. I. Allegro assai
07. II. Andante moderato
08. III. Menuetto - Trio
09. IV. Finale. Allegro assai

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

(Track 1-4) Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, October 1 & 2, 1965
(Track 5) Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, October 25, 1958
(Track 6-9) Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, October 26, 1962



[CD 30]
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)
Symphony No. 35 in D Major, K. 385 "Haffner" (D-Dur / en re majeur)
01. I. Allegro con spirito
02. II. Andante
03. III. Menuetto - Trio
04. IV. Finale. Presto

Symphony No. 39 in E-Flat Major, K. 543 (Es-Dur / en mi bemol majeur)
05. I. Adagio - Allegro
06. II. Andante con moto
07. III. Menuetto. Allegretto 04:01
08. IV. Finale. Allegro

(Bonus Mono Version)
Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550 (1955 Mono Recording) (g-moll / en sol mineur)
09. I. Allegro molto
10. II. Andante
11. III. Menuetto. Allegretto
12. IV. Finale. Allegro assai

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

(Track 1-4) Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, January 8-10, 1960
(Track 5-8) Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, March 11&12, 1960
(Track 9-12) Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, November 18, 1955



[CD 31]
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)
Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550 (g-moll / en sol mineur)
01. I. Allegro molto
02. II. Andante
03. III. Menuetto. Allegretto
04. IV. Finale. Allegro assai

Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551 "Jupiter" (C-Dur / en ut majeur)
05. I. Allegro vivace
06. II. Andante cantabile
07. III. Menuetto. Allegretto
08. IV. Molto allegro
09. The Impresario Overture, K. 486

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

(Track 1-4) Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, August 25, 1967
(Track 5-8) Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, October 11&25, 1963
(Track 9) Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, January 28&29, 1966



[CD 32]
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)
Divertimento in D Major for Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Four Horns and Orchestra, K. 131
(D-Dur / en re majeur)
01. I. Allegro
02. II. Adagio
03. III. Menuetto - Trio - Trio II - Trio III
04. IV. Allegretto
05. V. Menuetto - Trio I - Trio II
06. VI. Adagio - Allegro molto - Allegro assai 05:21
Maurice Sharp: Flute / Marc Lifschey: Oboe / George Goslee: Bassoon / Myron Bloom, Roy Waas,Martin Morris, Ernani Angelucci: French Horn
Members of the Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

(Bonus Mono Version)
Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551 "Jupiter" (1955 Mono Recording) (C-Dur / en ut majeur)
07. I. Allegro vivace
08. II. Andante cantabile
09. III. Menuetto. Allegretto 04:46
10. IV. Molto allegro

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

(Track 1-6) Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, April 20, 1963
(Track 7-10) Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, November 18, 1955



[CD 33]
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)
Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat Major for Violin, Viola and Orchestra, K. 364 (320d)
(Es-Dur / en mi bemol majeur)
01. I. Allegro maestoso
02. II. Andante
03. III. Presto
Rafael Druian: Violin / Abraham Skernick: Viola
Members of the Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

Exsultate Jubilate, K. 165 (158a)
04. I. Allegro
05. II. Andante
06. III. Allegro
Judith Raskin: Soprano

(Bonus Mono Version)
Symphony No. 39 in E-Flat Major, K. 543 (1947 Mono Recording) (Es-Dur / en mi bemol majeur)
07. I. Adagio - Allegro
08. II. Andante con moto
09. III. Menuetto. Allegretto03:44
10. IV. Finale. Allegro

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

(Track 1-3) Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, December 28, 1963
(Track 4-6) Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, May 11, 1954
(Track 7-10) Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, April 22, 1947



[CD 34]
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)
Serenade in G Major, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" (G-Dur / en sol majeur)
01. I. Allegro
02. II. Romance. Andante
03. III. Menuetto. Allegretto - Trio
04. IV. Rondo. Allegro

Serenade in D Major, KV. 320 "Posthorn" (D-Dur / en re majeur)
05. I. Adagio maestoso - Allegro con spirito07:33
06. II. Menuetto. Allegretto - Trio
07. III. Concertante. Andante grazioso
08. IV. Rondeau. Allegro ma non troppo
09. V. Andantino
10. VI. Menuetto - Trio I - Trio II
11. VII. Finale. Presto

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

(Track 1-4) Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, October 7, 1968
(Track 5-11) Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, January 10,18 &24,, 1969



[CD 35]
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)
Concerto in A Major for Clarinet and Orchestra, K. 622 (A-Dur / en la majeur)
01. I. Allegro
02. II. Adagio
03. III. Rondo. Allegro
Robert Marcellus: Clarinet

Concerto No. 25 in C Major for Piano and Orchestra, K. 503 (C-Dur / en ut majeur)
04. I. Allegro maestoso
05. II. Andante
06. III. Allegretto
Leon Fleisher: Piano

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell

(Track 1-3) Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, October 21, 1961
(Track 4-6) Recorded at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, January 9&10, 1959



[CD 36]
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)
Four Sonatas for Violin and Piano

Sonata No. 7 in F Major for Piano and Violin, K. 376 (374d) (F-Dur / en fa majeur)
01. I. Allegro
02. II. Andante
03. III. Rondo. Allegretto grazioso

Sonata No. 6 in G Major for Piano and Violin, K. 301 (293a) (F-Dur / en sol majeur)
04. I. Allegro con spirito
05. II. Allegro

Sonata No. 4 in E minor for Piano and Violin, K. 304 (300c) (e-moll / en mi minuer)
06. I. Allegro
07. II. Tempo di Menuetto05:12

Sonata No. 8 in C Major for Piano and Violin, K. 296 (C-Dur / en ut majeur)
08. I. Allegro vivace
09. II. Andante sostenuto 06:25
10. III. Rondo. Allegro

Rafael Druian: Violin
George Szell: Piano

Recorded at Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York City,, August 1-3, 1967



[CD 37]
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)
Two Quartets for Piano, Violin, Viola and Cello (1946 Mono Recording)

Quartet in G minor, K. 478 (g-moll / en sol mineur)
01. I. Allegro
02. II. Andante
03. III. Rondo

Quartet in E-flat Major, K. 493 (Es-Dur / en mi bemol majeur)
04. I. Allegro
05. II. Larghetto
06. III. Allegretto

George Szell: Piano
Members of Budapest String Quartet:
Joseph Roisman: Violin / Boris Kroyt: Viola / Mischa Schneider: Cello

Recorded at Liederkranz Hall, New York City, August 19&20, 1946



[CD 38]
EDVARD GRIEG (1843-1907)
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46
01. I. Morning Mood.Allegretto pastrale
02. II. Ase's Death. Andante doloroso
03. III. Anitra's Dance. Tempo di Mazurka
04. IV. Solvejg's Song. Allegro tranquillameate
05. V. In the Hall of the Mountain King. Alla marcia e molto marcato
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, January 21, 1966)

GEORGES BIZET (1838-1875)
L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1
06. I. Prelude. Allegro deciso (Tempo di marcia) ? Andantino ? Andante molto
07. II. Minuetto. Allegro giocoso
08. III. Adagietto. Adagio
09. IV. Carillon. Allegretto moderato ? Andante ? Tempo I
10. V. Farandole. Allegro deciso (Tempo di marcia) ? Allegro vivo e deciso
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, March 25&26, 1966)

MODEST MUSSORGSKY (1839-1881)
Pictures at an Exhibition
11. Promenade
12. Gnomus
13. Promenade
14. Il vecchio castello (The Old Castle)
15. Promenade
16. Tuileries
17. Bydlo
18. Promenade
19. Ballet des potits poussins dans leur conques (Ballet of the Chicks in their Shells) 01:10
20. Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuyle
21. Limoges. Le marche
22. Catacombs. Sepulcrum Romanum
23. Con mortuis in lingua mortua
24. La cabane sur des pattes de poule (The Hut on Fowls' Legs)
25. La grande porte de Kiev
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, October 30, 1963)

26. “Khovanshchina” : Introduction Act 1 “Dawn over the River Moscow”
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, February 28 ? March 1, 1958)

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell



[CD 39]
RICHARD STRAUSS (1864-1949)
Sinfonia Domestica, Op. 53
01. Bewegt
02. Scherzo (munter)
03. Adagio - Langsam
04. Finale. Sehr lebhaft
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, January 10, 1964)

Horn Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major Op. 11
05. I. Allegro
06. II. Andante
07. III. Allegro
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, October 27, 1961)

08. Don Juan, Op. 20
Tondichtung nach Nikolaus Lenau
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, March 29&30, 1957)

Myron Bloom: French Horn
The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell



[CD 40]
RICHARD STRAUSS (1864-1949)
01. Tod Und Verklarung, Op. 24
Tondichtung.
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, March 29 & 30, 1957)

02. Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28
Tondichtung nach alter Schelmenweise-in Rondeauform
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, March 29, 1957)

Don Quixote, Op. 35
Fantastische Variationen uber ein Thema ritterlichen Characters
03. Introduction - Massiges Zeitmass
04. Theme. Massig
05. Variation I. Gemachlich
06. Variation II. Kriegerisch
07. Variation III. Massiges zeitmass07:15
08. Variation IV. Etwas breiter
09. Variation V. Sehr langsam
10. Variation VI. Schnell
11. Variation VII. Ein wenig ruhiger als vorher
12. Variation VIII. Gemachlich
13. Variation IX. Schnell und sturmisch
14. Variation X. Viel breiter
15. Finale. Sehr ruhig
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, October 28&29, 1960)

Pierre Fournier: Cello
The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell



[CD 41]
JOHANN STRAUSS II (1825-1899)
01. Waltzes “On The Beautiful Blue Danube”, Op. 314 09:47
JOHANN STRAUSS II (1825-1899) & JOSEPH STRAUSS (1827-1870)
02. Pizzicato Polka
JOSEPH STRAUSS (1827-1870)
03. Waltzes “Delirien”, Op. 212
JOHANN STRAUSS II (1825-1899)
04. Waltzes “Voices of Spring”, Op. 410
JOSEPH STRAUSS (1827-1870)
05. Waltzes “Austrian Village Swallows”, Op. 164
JOHANN STRAUSS II (1825-1899)
06. “Perpetuum Mobile”, A Musical Joke, Op. 257
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, January 5, 1962. 1-6)
07. “Die Fledermaus” Overture, Op. 362
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, March 1, 1958)

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell



[CD 42]
GIOACCCHINO ROSSINI (1860-1911)
01. Overture to “Il viaggio a Reims”
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, September 18, 1967)
02. “La scala di seta” Overture
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, May 12, 1967)
03. “L'Italiana in Algeri” Overture
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, May 5, 1967)
04. “Il Turco in Italia” Overture
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, January 14, 1967)
05. “La gazza ladra” Overture
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, May 5, 1967)

DANIEL-FRANCOIS-ESPRIT AUBER (1782-1871)
06. “Fra Diavolo” Overture
(Recording: Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland, November 2, 1957)

HECTOR BERLIOZ (1803-1869)
07. Overture “Roman Carnival”, Op. 9
(Recording: Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland, March 15, 1958)

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell
 


[CD 43]
FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797-1828)
Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D 759, " Unfinished”
01. I. Allegro moderato
02. II. Andante con moto
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, March 12&19, 1960)

Symphony No. 9 in C major, D 944, "The Great”
03. I. Andante - Allegro ma non troppo
04. II. Andante con moto
05. III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace - Trio
06. IV. Finale. Allegro vivace
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, November 1, 1957)

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell



[CD 44]
ROBERT SCHUMANN (1810-1856)
Symphony No. 1 in B-flat Major, Op. 38 "Spring"
01. I. Andante un poco maestoso - Allegro molto vivace
02. II. Larghetto
03. III. Scherzo: Molto vivace ? Trio I: Molto piu ninace ? Trio II
04. IV. Allegro animato e grazioso
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, October 24 & 25, 1958)

Symphony No. 2 in C Major, Op. 61
05. I. Sostenuto assai - Allegro ma non troppo
06. II. Scherzo: Allegro vivace ? Trio I ? Trio II
07. III. Adagio espressivo
08. IV. Allegro molto vivace
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, October 24, 1960)

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell



[CD 45]
ROBERT SCHUMANN (1810-1856)
Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 97 "Rhenish"
01. I. Lebhaft
02. II. Scherzo - Sehr massig
03. III. Nicht schnell
04. IV. Feierlich
05. V. Lebhaft
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, October 21, 1958)

Symphony No. 4 in D Minor, Op. 120
06. I. Zeimlich Langsam - Lebhaft
07. II. Romanze. Zeimlich Langsam
08. III. Scherzo. Lebhaft - Trio
09. IV. Langsam - Lebhaft
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, March 12, 1960)

10. “Manfred” Overture, Op. 115
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, January 21, 1959)

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell



[CD 46]
PETER TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893)
Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64 (e-moll / en mi mineur)
01. I. Andante. Allegro con anima
02. II. Andante cantabile, con alcuna licenza
03. III. Valse. Allegro moderato
04. IV. Finale. Andante maestoso. Allegro vivace
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, October 23, 1959)

05. Capriccio Italien, Op. 45
(Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, February 28, & March 1, 1958)

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell



[CD 47]
RICHARD WAGNER (1813-1883)
01. Entrance Of The Gods Into Valhalla from "Das Rheingold"
02. The Ride of the Valkyries from Act III of Die Walkure
03. Magic Fire Music from "Die Walkure"
04. Forest Murmurs from "Siegfried"
05. Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey from "Gotterdammerung"
06. Siegfried's Funeral Music and Final Scene from "Gotterdammerung" 14:09
07. Prelude and Love-Death from "Tristan And Isolde"
08. Prelude to Act I from "Die Meistersinger"

(Track 1-6) Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, October 11, 1968
(Track 7-8) Recording: Severance Hall, Cleveland, January 26, 1962

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell



[CD 48]
LIVE IN TOKYO 1970
01. Applause
CARL MARIA VON WEBER (1786-1826)
02. Overture "Oberon"

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)
Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550
03. I. Molto Allegro
04. II. Andante
05. III. Menuetto Allegretto
06. IV. Allegro Assai
(Recording: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (Live), May 22, 1970)

The Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell



[CD 49]
LIVE IN TOKYO 1970
01. Applause
JEAN SIBELIUS (1865-1957)
Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43
02. I. Allegretto
03. II. Tempo Andante, Ma Rubato
04. III. Vivacissimo (Attacca:)
05. IV. Finale. Allegro Moderato

HECTOR BERLIOZ (1803-1869)
06. Rakoczy March From "The Damnation of Faust", Op. 24
(Recording: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (Live), Japan, May 22, 1970)

George Szell
The Cleveland Orchestra