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Great Conductors of the 20th Century: George Szell - George Szell (conductor)
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  1. Fra Diavolo, opera: Overture
  2. Symphony No. 8 in G major, B. 163 (Op.88) (first published as No. 4)
  3. La Mer, symphonic sketches (3) for orchestra, L. 111 (109)
  4. Irmelin, prelude for orchestra, RT vi/27
  5. Overture to L'italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers)
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  1. Fra Diavolo, opera: Overture
  2. Symphony No. 8 in G major, B. 163 (Op.88) (first published as No. 4)
  3. La Mer, symphonic sketches (3) for orchestra, L. 111 (109)
  4. Irmelin, prelude for orchestra, RT vi/27
  5. Overture to L'italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers)
  6. Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64
  7. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, opera, WWV 96: Vorspiel zum I. Aufzug
  8. Delirien Waltz, for orchestra, Op. 212
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This edition of EMI's Great Conductors of the Twentieth Century series is devoted to George Szell, surely one of the great Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven conductors of the twentieth century. But is Szell really one of the great Auber, Delius, Rossini, and Josef Strauss conductors of the twentieth century? This two-disc set asks listeners to believe that he was because those are the composers represented on these discs, with nary a note of Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven to be heard. And while Szell's Fra Diavolo and L'italiana in ...

Great Conductors of the 20th Century: George Szell 2003, EMI

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