Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Weeknights at seven.

Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. Weeknights at seven.

This week Bill examines the influence of legendary conductors Leopold Stokowski and Arturo Toscanini. 


Titans in Greek Mythology were great divine beings that descended from the Gods, hence someone who dominates his field. This week Bill McGlaughlin examines the lives and music-making of two such divine beings, Leopold Stokowski and Arturo Toscanini, who both captured the minds and hearts of us at a crucial part in our country’s development. 


PLAYLIST Monday 8/8/22

00:00
:59
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Egmont Overture, Op. 84 (excerpt)
NBC Symphony Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
Overture “Egmont,” Op. 84
RCA 791631, Vol. 2

02:04
7:31
Haydn, Joseph
Symphony No. 101 in D, The Clock, I. II.
Philharmonic Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
Symphony No. 7 – Symphony No. 101 “Clock/Die Uhr”
RCA Box set vol 64

10:00
7:49
Haydn, Joseph
Symphony No. 101 in D, The Clock, I. II.
Philharmonic Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
Symphony No. 7 – Symphony No. 101 “Clock/Die Uhr”
RCA Box set vol 64

19:47
4:13
Mendelssohn, Felix
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 21 Scherzo
New York Philharmonic Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
Symphony No. 7 -Symphony No. 101 “Clock/Die Uhr”
RCA 791631, vol 64

26:14
7:45
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Egmont Overture, Op. 84
NBC Symphony Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
Overture “Egmont,” Op. 84
RCA 791631, Vol. 2

38:27
1:45
Mahler, Gustav
Symphony No. 8 in E-Flat Major, Symphony of a Thousand, Part I (excerpt)
Philharmonic Orchestra/Stokowski; soloists
Symphony No 8
Music and Arts 1130

42:20
14:42
Bach, J.S.
Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor, BWV 582
Symphony Orchestra/Leopold Stokowski
J.S. Bach: Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor, BWV 582 – Arranged By Leopold Stokowski
EMI 57758

57:50
1:09
Haydn, Joseph
Symphony No. 101 in D, The Clock, II. (excerpt)
Philharmonic Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
Symphony No. 7 – Symphony No. 101 “Clock/Die Uhr”
RCA Box set vol 64

PLAYLIST Tuesday 8/9/22

03:12
10:40
Wagner, Richard
Parsifal: Good Friday Spell
NBC Symphony Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
Wagner: Parsifal – Good Friday Spell & Symphonic Synthesis Act III
Sony 88697916312

15:42
7:17
Barber, Samuel
Adagio For Strings, Op. 11
NBC Symphony Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
Adagio For Strings
Sony 88697916312-38

23:53
7:19
Rudolph Von Grofé, Ferdinand
Grand Canyon Suite – 3. On The Trail
NBC Symphony Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
Toscanini: The Complete RCA Collection Adagio for Strings
Sony 88697916312-38

32:00
0:54
Rudolph Von Grofé, Ferdinand
Grand Canyon Suite – 3. On The Trail
NBC Symphony Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
Toscanini: The Complete RCA Collection Adagio for Strings
Sony 88697916312-38

34:01
13:03
Verdi, Giuseppe
Requiem Mass Requiem, Kyrie, Dies Irae: Tuba Mirum, Dies Irae: Mors Stupebit
NBC Symphony Orchestra/Robert Shaw Chorale/Arturo Toscanini;
Nelli, Barbieri, Di Stefano, Siepi
Arturo Toscanini Legacy, Vol. XI – Verdi: Requiem Mass; Te Deum Cherubini: Requiem in C Minor
Sony 88697916312-63

47:59
9:02
Wagner, Richard
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Prelude, Act 1
NBC Symphony Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
Arturo Toscanini – His Final Concert – Wagner Program
Sony 88697916312-48

 

PLAYLIST Wednesday 8/10/22

00:00
:47
Canteloube, Joseph
Songs Of The Auvergne Passo Per Prat (excerpt)
American Symphony Orchestra/ Leopold Stokowski; Anna Moffo, s
Songs Of the Auvergne / Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 / Vocalise
RCA 62600

01:48
9:35
J.S. Bach (arr. Stokowski)
Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Stokowski Symphony Orchestra/ Leopold Stokowski
Bach-Stokowski II J.S.Bach – Leopold Stokowski Bach – Toccata and Fugue in D minor/ Fugue in C minor/ Fugue in G minor/ Adagio from Toccata and Fuge
EMI 65614

13:10
3:37
Mussorgsky, Modest
Boris Godunov, Act I, Scene 2 Monks Chanting in The Chudov Monastery
Stokowski Symphony Orchestra/Leopold Stokowski
Modest Mussorgsky: Scenes from Boris Godunov / Richard Wagner: Scenes from Parsifal
Cala 0535

18:38
8:36
Dawson, William Levi
Afro-American Folk Symphony, III. O Le’ Me Shine!
American Symphony Orchestra/Leopold Stokowski
Afro-American Folk Symphony
DG 4776502

28:31
4:56
Farberman, Harold
Evolution Part I
Stokowski Symphony Orchestra/Leopold Stokowski
Bach-Stokowski J.S.Bach – Leopold Stokowski Bach – Toccata and Fugue in D minor/ Fugue in C minor/ Fugue in G minor/ Adagio from Toccata and Fugue
EMI 65614

35:02
5:21
Canteloube, Joseph
Songs of the Auvergne – Baïlèro
American Symphony Orchestra/ Leopold Stokowski; Anna Moffo, s
Songs Of the Auvergne / Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 / Vocalise
RCA 62600

41:15
16:22
Williams, Ralph Vaughan
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Leopold Stokowski
Fantasia On A Theme By Thomas Tallis
EMI 66760

PLAYLIST Thursday 8/11/22

00:00
2:14
Waldteufel, Emile
Les Patineurs – Valse (The Skaters’ Waltz) Op. 183 (excerpt)
NBC Symphony Orchestra/ Arturo Toscanini
Nutcracker Suite / The Skaters Waltz / William Tell: Overture
RCA 791631 CD# 85

3:16
11:07
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92
I. Poco sostenuto – vivace
New York Philharmonic Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92
RCA 791631 CD #2

15:30
1:04
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92
I. Poco sostenuto – vivace
New York Philharmonic Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92
RCA 791631 CD #2

16:26
:19
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92
Poco sostenuto – vivace (excerpt)
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Leopold Stokowski
Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92
BBCL 4005-2

17:38
11:12
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92
I. Poco sostenuto – vivace
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Leopold Stokowski
Beethoven, Britten, Falla
BBCL 4005-2

30:07
1:04
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92
II. Allegretto (excerpt)
New York Philharmonic Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
Beethoven, Britten, Falla
RCA 791631 CD #2

30:45
:32
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92
II. Allegretto (excerpt)
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Leopold Stokowski
Beethoven, Britten, Falla
BBCL 4005-2

31:35
:19
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92
III. Presto, assai meno presto
New York Philharmonic Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
Beethoven, Britten, Falla
RCA 791631 CD #2

31:54
:19
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92
III. Presto, assai meno presto
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Leopold Stokowski
Beethoven, Britten, Falla
BBCL 4005-2

33:53
11:39
Villa-Lobos, Hector
Bachiana Brasileira No. 5 – Aria and Danza
American Symphony Orchestra/Leopold Stokowski; Anna Moffo, soprano Songs of the Auvergne / Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 / Vocalise
RCA 62600

46:03
2:06
Persichetti, Vincent
Divertimento for Band March
Stokowski Symphony Orchestra/Leopold Stokowski
Complete Piano Sonatas
RCA 65614

49:20
3:30
Pizzetti, Ildebrando
La Pisanelle Suite, Prelude
Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala Di Milano/Arturo Toscanini
Toscanini Collection
RCA 791631 CD #71

53:30
2:34
Respighi, Ottorino
The Pines of Rome, I. Pines of The Villa Borghese
NBC Symphony Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
Pines of Rome / Fountains of Rome
RCA 791631 CD #32

56:42
2:18
Bach, JS
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D, BWV 1068 “Air” (excerpt)
NBC Symphony Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
Toscanini Collection
RCA 62605

PLAYLIST Friday 8/12/22

00:000
1:53
Mahler, Gustav
Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, Resurrection
I. Allegro moderato (excerpt)
London Symphony Orchestra/Leopold Stokowski; Margaret Price, soprano; Brigitte Fassbaender, mezzo soprano
Stokowski Stereo Collection
RCA 62606

02:15
15:24
Mahler, Gustav
Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, Resurrection
V. Langsam, Misterioso, Etwas Bewegter
London Symphony Orchestra/Leopold Stokowski; Price, Fassbaender
Stokowski Stereo Collection
RCA 62606

20:16
10:12
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Missa Solemnis in D, Op. 123; Kyrie
NBC Symphony Orchestra & Robert Shaw Chorale/Arturo Toscanini
Arturo Toscanini – The Complete RCA Collection
RCA 791631

31:25
:54
Bizet, Georges
Carmen Suite No. 1 (excerpt)
NBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini
Immortal Toscanini Vol 9 – French Orchestral Music
RCA 66924

33:26
12:00
Rossini, Gioachino
William Tell, Overture
NBC Symphony Orchestra/ Toscanini
Rossini Overtures
RCA 791631, CD #47

45:59
4:54
Respighi, Ottorino
Roman Festivals IV. The Epiphany Festival
NBC Symphony Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
The Chopin Collection: The Nocturnes
RCA 791631, CD No. 32

52:05
5:02
Verdi, Giuseppe
Nabucco “Va, Pensiero, Sull’ali Dorate”
NBC Symphony Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
La Traviata
RCA 791631, CD No. 68

57:27
1:31
Verdi, Giuseppe
Nabucco “Va, Pensiero, Sull’ali Dorate” (excerpt)
NBC Symphony Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
La Traviata
RCA 791631, CD No.68