The Philadelphia Orchestra: An Annotated Discography by Richard A. KaplanThe Philadelphia Orchestra: An Annotated Discography by Richard A. Kaplan

The Philadelphia Orchestra: An Annotated Discography

byRichard A. Kaplan

Hardcover | January 16, 2015

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The Philadelphia Orchestra is the most-recorded orchestra in the United States. This discography contains a chronological list of recordings, detailing works performed, conductors, soloists, dates, venues, producers, and matrix information for 78-rpm recordings. Each entry lists all issues of the recordings, including 78- and 45-rpm discs, long-playing records, and compact discs. The discography documents for the first time the recordings made by Columbia on sixteen-inch lacquer discs during the 1940s and '50s.
Richard A. Kaplan, a native of Philadelphia, served as associate professor of music theory at Louisiana State University and as a former orchestral clarinetist. He currently works as a freelance journalist and music critic for Fanfare Magazine.
Title:The Philadelphia Orchestra: An Annotated DiscographyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:538 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:January 16, 2015Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1442239158

ISBN - 13:9781442239159

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Table of Contents

ForewordAcknowledgmentsIntroductionChaptersI Commercial Sound RecordingsII Pseudonymous and Anonymous RecordingsIII Experimental Bell Labs RecordingsIV Films and VideosV Live Recordings and PiratesVI DownloadsVII Ensembles of the Philadelphia OrchestraAppendicesA Index of ComposersB Index of ConductorsC Index of SoloistsD CollectionsBibliographyAbout the Author

Editorial Reviews

The Philadelphia Orchestra: An Annotated Discography represents exhaustive research and fills a major void in the literature. . . .[T]his book is recommended to all collectors of classical orchestral recordings, especially admirers of this legendary orchestra and the various conductors involved.