The storm sequence from Richard Strauss‘s Eine Alpensinfonie, Op.64, captured in an aircheck from November 23, 1947. Dimitri Mitropoulos conducts the New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. From Volume 1 of Music & Arts’ invaluable The Art of Dimitri Mitropoulos.
The storm sequence from Richard Strauss‘s Eine Alpensinfonie, Op.64. Can you name the conductor (and orchestra) captured in this vintage aircheck?
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