Symphony of the Air, formed in the autumn of 1954 from former members of the NBC Symphony Orchestra (which had disbanded by then), was the same orchestra identified on the Victory at Sea album series as the RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra.

Annotation last modified on 2011-10-19 13:11 UTC.

Previously known as: NBC Symphony Orchestra


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Presentation Album No. 2Symphony of the Air1


1958Saint-Saëns: Concerto no. 2 / Franck: Symphonic VariationsSaint-Saëns, Franck; Rubinstein, Wallenstein, Symphony of the Air2
1958Tribute To Arturo ToscaniniSymphony of the Air1
1959Concerto no. 3Sergei Rachmaninov; Symphony of the Air, Kiril Kondrashin, Van Cliburn3
1965Symphonie Nr. 1 c-moll op. 68Johannes Brahms; Symphony of the Air Orchestra, New York, Igor Markevitch1
1976Klavierkonzert f-moll / Andante Spianato und Grande PolonaiseChopin; Arthur Rubinstein, Symphony of the Air Orchestra, Alfred Wallenstein1
1991Music of Samuel BarberSamuel Barber; Symphony of the Air, Vladimir Golschmann1
2001The Plow That Broke the Plains / The RiverVirgil Thomson; Leopold Stokowski & Symphony of the Air1
2012Copland: Piano Concerto / Menotti: Piano ConcertoAaron Copland, Gian Carlo Menotti; Earl Wild, Symphony of the Air, Aaron Copland, Jorge Mester1
Wagner conducted by Leopold StokowskiWagner; Leopold Stokowski, Symphony of the Air & Chorus1

Album + Compilation

1998Bernstein Century: The Age of Anxiety / Serenade After Plato's "Symposium"Leonard Bernstein; Symphony of the Air, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Lukas Foss, Isaac Stern, Leonard Bernstein1
2003Rodrigo: Fantasía para un gentilhombre / Ponce: Concierto del Sur / Boccherini: Guitar ConcertoRodrigo, Ponce, Boccherini; Symphony of the Air, Enrique Jordá, Andrés Segovia1
2007Saint-Saëns: Concerto no. 2 / Franck: Symphonic Variations / Liszt: Concerto no. 1Saint‐Saëns, Franck, Liszt; Arthur Rubinstein, Symphony of the Air, Alfred Wallenstein1
2011Stravinsky: Symphony in C / Hindemith: Symphony in E-flat / Hartmann: Symphony no. 2 “Adagio” / Hansson: Symphony no. 4 “Requiem” / Harris: Symphony no. 7 / Hovhaness: Symphony no. 3Stravinsky, Hindemith, Hartmann, Hanson, Harris, Hovhaness; NBC Symphony Orchestra, Symphony of the Air, WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski1
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite / Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture / Wagner: Meistersinger PreludeTchaikovsky, Berlioz, Wagner; Symphony of the Air1

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