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Playlists for April 16-20: The Big Five, Part I: The Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Monday

Mahler: Symphony No. 5, I (excerpt)
CSO/Solti
Lon 430804
1:34
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Johnson: “Sweet Home Chicago”
Robert Johnson
Sony B000002ADN
1:58
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Mendelssohn: Wedding March fr. Midsummer Night’s Dream
CSO/Stock
CSO 100th Anniversary Box Set
4:29
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Wagner, arr. Thomas: Träume fr. Wesendonk Lieder
CSO/Stock
CSO 100th Anniversary Box Set
4:11
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Stock: Symphonic Waltz, Op. 8
CSO/Stock
CSO 100th Anniversary Box Set
8:41

Liadov: Baba-Yaga, Op. 56
CSO/Stock
CSO 100th Anniversary Box Set
2:45
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Brahms: Symphony No. 3, II (excerpt), III
CSO/Stock
CSO 100th Anniversary Box Set
7:52
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Reznicek: Overture to Donna Diana
CSO/Stock
CSO 100th Anniversary Box Set
4:00
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Prokofiev: Scythian Suite, III
CSO/Defauw
CSO 100th Anniversary Box Set
5:03
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Strauss: Death and Transfiguration (excerpt)
CSO/Defauw
CSO 100th Anniversary Box Set
7:25
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Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries
CSO/Rodzinski
CSO 100th Anniversary Box Set
4:05
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Tuesday

Mahler: Symphony No. 5, III (excerpt)
CSO/Solti
Lon 430804
3:06
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Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, Scottish, II
CSO/Rodzinski
CSO 100th Anniversary Box Set
4:00
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Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber
CSO/Kubelik
Mercury 519202
8:15
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Suk: Meditations on an Ancient Czech Choral, “Holy Wenceslaus”
CSO/Kubelik
CSO telecast
6:49

Mussorgsky, arr. Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition
CSO/Kubelik
CSO 100th Anniversary box set
28:44
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Wednesday

Strauss, arr. Reiner: Der Rosenkavalier Waltzes (excerpt)
CSO/Reiner
RCA 68160
2:23
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Wagner: Dawn and Siegfried’s Rhine Journey from Götterdämmerung
CSO/Reiner
RCA 4738
13:15
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Brahms: Concerto for Piano & Orchestra No. 1 in d minor, II
CSO/Reiner; Rubenstein, p.
RCA 63034
13:17
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Strauss: “Was willst du, fremder Mensch?” fr. Elektra
CSO/Reiner; Borkh, s.; Schöffler, bar.
RCA 67900
:49, 21:35
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Strauss, arr. Reiner: Der Rosenkavalier Waltzes (excerpt)
CSO/Reiner
RCA 68160
1:56
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Thursday

Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade (excerpts)
CSO/Reiner
RCA 68168
1:27
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Martinon: Symphony No. 4, Op. 53, Altitudes (excerpt)
CSO/Martinon
1:18, 11:56

Wagner: Overture fr. Der Fliegende Holländer
CSO/Solti
Lon 460982
11:02
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Bartók: Divertimento for Strings, finale
CSO/Solti
Lon 470516
7:08
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Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in c minor, Resurrection, V (excerpts)
CSO/Solti
Lon 410202
4:51, 13:31
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Friday

Fisher: Chicago
CSO/Gould; Goodman, cl.
CSO 100th Anniversary Box Set
2:33

Haydn: Concerto in Eb Major for Trumpet and Orchestra, III
CSO/Abbado; Herseth, tpt.
DG B000002502
4:38
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Mozart: Concerto in B-flat Major for Bassoon and Orchestra, II
CSO/Abbado; Elliot, bsn.
DG B000002502
6:19
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Schumann: Konzertstück in F Major for 4 Horns and Orchestra, Op. 86, I
CSO/Barenboim; Clevenger, Howell, Schweikert & Oldberg, hns.
DG B000002502
7:34
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Vaughan Williams: Concerto for Bass Tuba and Orchestra in f minor, II
CSO/Barenboim; Jacobs, tuba
DG B000002502
4:32
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Arnold Jacobs lecture excerpt
Summit 267
1:45
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Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1 (excerpt)
Gunnison Music Camp Director’s Band/Hawkins; Jacobs, tuba
Summit 267
:28
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