"The term Columbia Symphony Orchestra was also used when, for contractual reasons, another orchestra could not appear under its own name. Many Los Angeles Philharmonic musicians also played with the Columbia Symphony, and some reports mention that the entire (New York) Philharmonic frequently played as the Columbia Symphony."

"Leonard Bernstein (pianist & conductor) and the "Columbia Symphony Orchestra" (which is actually New York Philharmonic Orchestra as CBS had to use the alias due to contractual requirements) in 1959...."

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1958 Symphony no. 2 in C minor “Resurrection” Mahler; Bruno Walter, New York Philharmonic, Emilia Cundari, Maureen Forrester, The Westminster Choir, John Finley Williamson 4
1994 Voices of Christmas Various Artists 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1988 A Classical Christmas Various Artists 2
1997 Christmas Favorites: Music for the Holidays Various Artists 1
2001 The Millennia Collection: American Christmas Classics Various Artists 1
The 100 Greatest Recordings of All Time 3/4: Concertos: Serkin/Schnabel/Stern Various Artists 1
The Great American Composers: Rodgers & Hammerstein, Volume II Various Artists 1

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