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Thanks for the discography!

Do you happen to know who soloed in the Grieg Concerto?

I also know very few of the names.

joe salerno

Robert J Hodge wrote:
> Curious... Rudolph Mengelberg- is he any relation to Willem ?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> B.Hodge 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
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> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Orchestras of the World transcriptions
> 
> Here's a list of "Orchestras of the World" transcriptions. It's 
> entirely possible that I also have the missing sequence numbers among 
> the large stack of SESAC and AFN discs that I got at the same time.
> 
> Obviously, each program was split onto four 16-inch sides, in 
> "broadcast" sequence, so the radio station's board operator could go 
> from each side to the next one on a second turntable, without 
> interruption. E.g., Sides 1 and 3 were on one disc, and sides 2 and 4 
> on the other. There appear to have been at least fifteen separate 
> one-hour programs.
> 
> It's clear that each program features a major national orchestra 
> playing native composers from that country. With obvious exceptions, 
> I have to say that I've never heard of many of the composers.
> 
> Any additional information will be most welcome.
> 
> Orchestras of the World
> 
> Ref No. SSZ2    Austria Vienna Philharmonic, Rudolf Morait, conducting
>          2       Franz Schmidt: Zwischenspiel aus Notre Dame
>          4       Schubert: Fifth Symphony (Continued)
> 
> Ref No. SSZ3    Denmark     Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Launy 
> Grondahl, cond
>          1       Knudage Riisager: Erasmus Montanus
>                  Svend Erik Tarp: Battle of Jericho (1st Part)
>          3       Carl Nielson: Second Symphony (2nd Part)
> 
> Ref No. SSZ4    Denmark Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Launy Grondahl,
> cond
>          2       Svend Erik Tarp: Battle of Jericho (Concl)
>                  Carl Nielson: Second Symphony (1st Part)
>          4       Carl Nielson: Second Symphony (Concl)
> 
> Ref No. SSZ5    Italy   Turin Symphony Orchestra, Mario Rossi conducting
>          1       Monteverdi: Symphonic Excerpts "Orfeo"
>                  Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Violins and Orchestra (1st
> Part)
>          3       Rossini: Italian in Algiers (concluded)
>                  Verdi: Overture to "The Force of Destiny"
> 
> Ref No. SSZ6    Italy   Turin Symphony Orchestra, Mario Rossi conducting
>          2       Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Violins and Orchestra
> (Concluded)
>                  Rossini: Italian in Algiers (First Part)
>          4       Respighi: Fountains of Rome
> 
> Ref. No. SSZ7   Greece  Greek State Symphony Orchestra, Dr. 
> Philotetes Oikonomedes, cond
>          1       Antiochis Evangelatos: Overture to a Drama
>                  Marios Vavaaglion" Suite Pastoral (1st Part)
>          3       Petros Petridis: Greek Dances
>                  Manolis Calomiris: Triptichion (1st Part)
> 
> Ref. No. SSZ8   Greece  Greek State Symphony Orchestra, Dr. 
> Philotetes Oikonomedes, cond
>          2       Marios Vavaglios: Suite Pastorale (Concl)
>          4       Manolis Calomiris: Triptichon (Concluded)
> 
> Ref No. SSZ9    Germany RIAS Symphony Orchestra, Ferenc Fricsay, cond
>          1       Bach: Second Brandenberg Concerto (First Part)
>          3       Boris Blacher: Variations on the Paganini Theme
> (Conclusion)
>                  Werner Egks: French Suite (First Part)
> 
> Ref No. SSZ10   Germany         RIAS Symphony Orchestra, Ferenc Fricsay,
> cond
>          2       Bach: Second Brandenburg Concerto (Conclusion)
>                  Boris Blacher: Variations on the Paganini Theme (First
> Part)
>          4       Werner Egks: French Suite (Conclusion)
> 
> Ref. No. SSZ11  Norway  Oslo Philharominc, Odd Gruner-Hegge, cond
>          1       Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor (First movement)
>          3       Johan Halvorsen: Norwegian Rhapsody No. 1
> 
> 
> Ref No. SSZ12   Norway  Oslo Philharominc, Odd Gruner-Hegge, cond
>          2       Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor (2nd and 3rd
> Movements)
>          4       Johann Svendsen: Carnival in Paris
> 
> Ref No. SSZ13   Britain BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult, cond
>          1       Elgar: Introduction and Allegro for Strings
>          3       Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 6 (second and Third
> Movements)
> 
> Ref No. SSZ14   Britain BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult, cond
>          2       Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 6 (1st Movement)
>          4       Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 6 (End Third and 
> Fourth Movement)
> 
> Ref No. SSZ15   Ireland Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra, Jean Martinon,
> cond
>          1       Charles Stanford: Overture to the Opera "Shamus
> O'Brien"
>                  Redmond Friel: Two Linked Melodies from Donegal
>          3.      J. F. Larchet: Tinker's Wedding (Conclusion)
>                  Hamilton Harty: With the Wild Geese (First Part)
> 
> Ref No. SSZ16   Ireland Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra, Jean Martinon
> cnd
>          2       E.J. Moeran: Serenade in G (First part)
>          4       Hamilton Harty: With the Wild Geese (Last three
> movements)
> 
> Ref No. SS19    Portugal        Symphony Orchestra of the Portugese 
> National Radio, Pedro de Freita-Branco, cond
>          1       Joly Brage Santos: The Second Overture
>          3       Luis de Freitas-Branco: Alentejo Suite No. 1 (3rd
> Movement)
> 
> Ref SSZ221      Sweden  Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Sten Frykberg,
> cond
>          1       Dag Wiren: Alla Marcia
>                  William Seymer: Sun Flower
>                  Wilhelm Petersen-Berger: Froso Flowers
>          3       Hugo Alven: Midsummer Eve (Conclusion)
>                  Evert Taubee: Medley of Swedish Folk Music (First Part)
> 
> Ref No. SSZ22   Sweden  Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Sten Frykberg,
> cond
>          2       Wilhelm Peterson-Berger: Froso Flowers
>                  Hugo Alven: Midsummer Eve (1st Part)
>          4       Evert Taube: Medley of Swedish Folk Music (Conclusion)
>                  Erik Larsen: Pastoral Suite
> 
> Ref No. SSZ24   Belgium Belgian National Radio Symphony. Daniel 
> Sternfeld, Condunctiing
>          2       Andre Gretry:   Village Dances
>          4       Robert Herberigs: Anthony and Cleopatra (Conclusion)
> 
> Ref No. SSZ25   Turkey  Presidential Philharmonic Orchestra, Hasan 
> Ferit Alnar, Conducting
>          1       Alnar: Prelude and Two Dances
>          3       Necil Kazim Akses: Poems for Cello
> 
> Ref. No. SSZ26  Turkey  Presidential Philharmonic Orchestra, Mr. 
> Erkin, Conducting
>          2       Ulvi Cemal Erkin: Dance Rhapsody
>          4       Ulvi Cemal Erkin: Second Movement of First Symphony
> 
> Ref. No. SSZ27  Switzerland     Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, 
> Edmond Appia, cond
>          1       Emile Jaques Dalcroze: La Suisse est Belle (Part 1)
>          3       Roger Vuataz: Petit Concert (Conclusion)
>                  Pierre Wissmer: Le Bal chez Sylvie (Part 1)
> 
> Ref No. SSZ28   Switzerland     Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, 
> Edmond Appia, cond
>          2       Emile Jacques Dalcroze: La Suisse est Belle
> (Conclusion)
>                  Roger Vuataz: Petit Concert (Part 1)
>          4       Pierre Wissmer: Le Bal chez Sylvie (Conclusion)
> 
> 
> Ref No. SSZ29   Netherlands     Concertgebouw Orchestra, Eduard van 
> Beinum, cond  (2 copies)
>          1       Johan Wagenlaar: Taming of the Shrew
>                  Alex Voormolen: Concerto for 2 Oboes (1st Movement)
>          3       Jan van Gilse: Song of Tagore
>                  Hans Henkemans: Passacaglia and Gigue (Part 1)
> 
> Ref No. SSZ30   Netherlands     Concertgebouw Orchestra, Eduard van 
> Beinum, cond  (2 copies)
>          2       Alex Voormolen: Concerto for 2 Oboes (2nd and 3rd
> Movements)
>          4       Hans Henkemans: Passacaglia and Gigue (Part 2)
>                  Rudolf Mengelberg: Hymn to Amsterdam
> 
> 
> John Ross
> =====
> 
> At  7/21/2008 01:02 PM, Joe Salerno wrote:
>> I believe I have some on tape - Mackenzie lists it as a 1951 series,
> and
>> cites 13 as the highest issue number in the series, if I read correctly
>>
>> There was also Orchestras of the Nation and Orchestras of the West.
>>
>> John, do you have a list of the selections/performers on your
> transcriptions?
>> joe salerno
>>
>>
>> John Ross wrote:
>>> Does anybody have information about a series of 16-inch 
>>> transcription discs called "Orchestras of the World; Produced by 
>>> the Economic Cooperation Administration"? Probably from around 1950.
>>> They're fully produced radio programs of performances by European 
>>> orchestras (BBC Symphony, Vienna Philharmonic, RIAS, Concertgebouw, 
>>> Suisse Romande, Radio Eireann Symphony, etc etc.) with 
>>> introductions and "intermission" interviews related to postwar 
>>> economic development.
>>> Are these things taken from commercial recordings or from domestic 
>>> live concert or studio broadcasts? Are they documented anywhere?
>>> John Ross
>