Classicrock5 and coffeetime like this. Oddly enough I just found the exact same album two days ago in someones old garage Probably sold at Disneyland where they kept the old catalog for decades. Mine does say stereo on it. Mister CharlieApr 26, Location: Central PA. One of those sad instances where the old soundtrack, originally mixed for 6 channels for the unique roadshow release, is no longer available for mixing into a 5.
DillydipperApr 26, Location: San Diego, CA. The booklet inside the gatefold says Now that I look at this set again it is pretty cool - the booklet inside the album is pretty comprehensive and nice looking and I am digging that D-land label! Thanks for reminding me Leopold Stokowski Irwin Kostal Fantasia Original Motion Picture Soundtrack this gem. From stokowski.
It has been widely sold in DVD, in several restored versions. The music sound track of Fantasia by Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra has never been out of the recoding catalogues, since it was first issued by Disney Studios in the s, first in monaural and then in in stereo. The original sound track was recorded optically on film, in a system called 'Fantasound', which was shown only in a limited number of select theaters with special equipment.
Unfortunately, the original film masters seem to be either lost, or deteriorated beyond Leopold Stokowski Irwin Kostal Fantasia Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. The Disney - Stokowski - Philadelphia Orchestra recordings are not available to us in any other source than the published Disney albums, so are not reproduced here. Also, there are likely to be copyright issues as to their reproduction. However, as a brief reminder of their attraction, the link below gives a few minutes of the beginning of their April, recording of Ponchielli's 'Dance of the Hours' Stokowski's only recording of this music.
GregApr 26, He conducted the American premieres of new works by such composers as Elgarwhose 2nd Symphony was first presented there on 24 November He was to maintain his advocacy of contemporary music to the end of his career. However, in earlyStokowski became frustrated with the politics of the Leopold Stokowski Irwin Kostal Fantasia Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Board of Directors, and submitted his resignation.
There was some dispute over whether to accept this or not, but, on 12 Aprilthe board decided to do so. Two months later, Stokowski was appointed the director of the Philadelphia Orchestraand Leopold Stokowski Irwin Kostal Fantasia Original Motion Picture Soundtrack made his conducting debut in Philadelphia on 11 October This position would bring him some of his greatest accomplishments and recognition.
It has been suggested that Stokowski resigned abruptly at Cincinnati with the hidden knowledge that the conducting position in Philadelphia was his when he wanted it, or as Oscar Levant suggested in his book A Smattering of Ignorance"he had the contract in his back pocket. On 22 MayStokowski conducted the London Symphony Orchestra in a concert which he was to repeat in its entirety 60 years later at the age of 90, and on 14 June he conducted an all- Wagner concert that featured the noted soprano Lillian Nordica.
Leopold Stokowski Irwin Kostal Fantasia Original Motion Picture Soundtrack helped with recruiting faculty and hired Leopold Stokowski Irwin Kostal Fantasia Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of their graduates.
Stokowski rapidly gained a reputation as a Leopold Stokowski Irwin Kostal Fantasia Original Motion Picture Soundtrack showman. His flair for the theatrical included grand gestures, such as throwing the sheet music on the floor to show he did not need to conduct from a score. He also experimented with new lighting arrangements in the concert hall, Barbara Bright Coeur Samba at one point conducting in a dark hall with only his head and hands lighted, at other times arranging the lights so they would cast theatrical shadows of his head and hands.
Motohiko Hamase Technodrome in the symphony season, Stokowski started conducting without a baton.
His free-hand manner of conducting soon became one of his trademarks. On Leopold Stokowski Irwin Kostal Fantasia Original Motion Picture Soundtrack musical side, Stokowski nurtured the orchestra and shaped the "Stokowski" sound, or what became known as the "Philadelphia Sound". Stokowski is credited as the first conductor to adopt the seating plan that is used by most orchestras today, with first and second violins together on the conductor's left, and the violas and cellos to the right.
Stokowski also became known for modifying the orchestrations of some of the works that he conducted, as was a standard practice for conductors prior to the second half of the 20th Century. For example, Stokowski revised the ending of the Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overtureby Tchaikovsky, so it would close quietly, taking his notion from Modest Tchaikovsky 's Life and Letters of Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky translated by Rosa Newmarch : that the composer had provided a quiet ending of his own at Balakirev 's suggestion.
Stokowski Leopold Stokowski Irwin Kostal Fantasia Original Motion Picture Soundtrack his own orchestration Leopold Stokowski Irwin Kostal Fantasia Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Mussorgsky 's Night on Bald Mountain by adapting Rimsky-Korsakov 's orchestration and making it sound, in some places, similar to Mussorgsky's original. In the film Fantasiato conform to the Disney artists' story-line, depicting the battle between good and evil, the ending of Night on Bald Mountain segued into the beginning of Schubert 's Ave Maria.
Many music critics have taken exception to the liberties Stokowski took—liberties which were common in the nineteenth century, but had mostly died out in the twentieth, when faithful adherence to the composer's scores became more common. Stokowski's repertoire was broad and included many contemporary works.
He was the only conductor to perform all of Arnold Schoenberg 's orchestral works during the composer's own lifetime, several of which were world premieres. Stokowski gave the first American performance of Schoenberg's Gurre-Lieder in Stokowski also presented the American premieres of four of Dmitri Shostakovich 's symphonies, Numbers 1, 3, 6, and He added works by Rachmaninoff to his repertoire, giving the world premieres of his Fourth Piano Concertothe Three Russian Songsthe Third Symphonyand the Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini ; Sibeliuswhose last three symphonies were given their American premieres in Philadelphia in the s; and Igor Stravinskymany of whose works were also given their Leopold Stokowski Irwin Kostal Fantasia Original Motion Picture Soundtrack American performances by Stokowski.
Inhe introduced Stravinsky's score for the ballet The Rite of Spring to America, gave its first staged performance there in with Martha Graham dancing the part of The Chosen One, and at the same time made the first American recording of the work.
Seldom an opera conductor, Stokowski did give the American premieres in Philadelphia of the original version of Mussorgky's Boris Godunov and Alban Berg 's Wozzeck Inhe started "Youth Concerts" for younger audiences, which are still a tradition in Philadelphia and many other American cities, and fostered youth music programs. After disputes with the board, Stokowski began to withdraw from involvement in the Philadelphia Orchestra from onwards, allowing his co-conductor Eugene Ormandy to gradually take Leopold Stokowski Irwin Kostal Fantasia Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. Stokowski shared principal conducting duties with Ormandy from to ; Stokowski did not appear with the Philadelphia Orchestra from the closing concert of the season a semi-disastrous performance of Bach's St.
Matthew Passion until 12 Februarywhen he guest-conducted the Philadelphia in works of Mozart, de Falla, Respighi, and in a legendary performance of the Shostakovich Fifth Symphony, arguably the greatest Double Exposure Ten Per Cent Stokowski. The recording of this concert's broadcast had been circulated privately among collectors over the years, though never issued commercially, but with the copyright expiring at the start ofit was released in its entirety on the Pristine Audio label.
Stokowski appeared as himself in the motion picture The Big Broadcast ofconducting two of his Bach transcriptions. InStokowski collaborated with Walt Disney to create the motion picture for which he is best known: Fantasia. Stokowski even got to talk to and shake hands with Mickey Mouse on screen, although he would later say Leopold Stokowski Irwin Kostal Fantasia Original Motion Picture Soundtrack a smile that Mickey Mouse got to shake hands with him.
This footage of Stokowski was incorporated into Fantasia A lifelong and ardent fan of the newest and most experimental techniques Leopold Stokowski Irwin Kostal Fantasia Original Motion Picture Soundtrack recording, Stokowski saw to it that most of the music for Fantasia was recorded over Class A telephone Leopold Stokowski Irwin Kostal Fantasia Original Motion Picture Soundtrack laid down between the Academy of Music in Philadelphia and Bell Laboratories in Camden NJ, using an early, highly complex version of multi-track stereophonic sound, dubbed FantasoundBunny Wailer Rise And Shine shared many attributes with the later Perspecta stereophonic sound system.
Recorded on photographic film, the only suitable medium then available, the results Jimmy Smith Bluesmith considered astounding for the latter half of the s. Upon his return inStokowski appeared with the Philadelphia Orchestra as a guest conductor. He also made two LP recordings with them for Columbia Recordsone including a performance of Manuel de Falla 's El amor brujowhich he had introduced to America in and had previously recorded for RCA Victor with the Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra inand a Bach album which featured the 5th Brandenburg Concerto and Kings Of Tomorrow Fade II Black of his own Bach transcriptions.
He continued to appear as a guest Leopold Stokowski Irwin Kostal Fantasia Original Motion Picture Soundtrack on Leopold Stokowski Irwin Kostal Fantasia Original Motion Picture Soundtrack more occasions, his final Philadelphia Orchestra concert taking place in In honour of Stokowski's vast influence on music and the Philadelphia performing arts community, on 24 Februaryhe was awarded the prestigious University of Pennsylvania Glee Club Award of Merit.
With his Philadelphia Orchestra contract having expired inStokowski immediately formed the All-American Youth Orchestra, its players' ages ranging from 18 to It toured South America in and North America in and was met with rave reviews. During this time, Stokowski also became chief conductor of the NBC Symphony Orchestra on a three-year contract — This list of songs or music-related items is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.
Cinderella Alice in Wonderland Lady and the Tramp Sleeping Beauty Babes in Toyland I think if I'd had the money and I could have gone ahead I'd have a really sensational show at that time. It may run 10, 20 or 30 years.
It may run after I'm gone. Fantasia is an idea in itself. I can never build another Fantasia. I can improve. I can elaborate.
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