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Twenty-sixth Season [1938-1939]

November 20,1938
Ouverturesolennelle, Op. 73
Alexander Glazunov

Concerto for Violinand Orchestra in E Minor, Op. 64
Felix Mendelssohn

Orlando Parera,violin

Symphony No. 7 in AMajor, Op. 92
Ludwig van Beethoven

January 22, 1939
“Toccata”
Girolamo Frescobaldi

“V'adoro pupille”(“Es blaut die Nacht”) from the Opera Giulio Cesare in Egitto,
George Frideric Handel

“Che farò senzaEuridice!” (“Ach ich habe sie verloren”)
from the Opera Orfeo ed Euridice
Christoph W. Gluck

Gertrude Ritzinger,soprano

Symphony No. 4 in AMajor, Op. 90, “Italian”
Felix Mendelssohn

“Feldeinsamkeit,”Op. 86, No. 2
Johannes Brahms

“SapphischeOde,” Op. 94, No. 4
Johannes Brahms

“Von ewiger Liebe,”Op. 43, No. 1
Johannes Brahms

GertrudeRitzinger, soprano

GiuseppeBamboscher, accompanist

“Clair de lune”from Suite bergamasque
Claude Debussy
[arr., Alfred Reed or Hubert Mouton]

Badinerie in FMajor
Arcangelo Corelli

España,Symphonic Rhapsody
Emmanuel Chabrier

February 19,1939
Overture from theOpera Ruslan and Lyudmila
Mikhail Glinka

Concerto for Pianoand Orchestra No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18
Sergei Rachmaninov

WalterGieseking, piano

DonJuan, Tone Poem for LargeOrchestra, Op. 20
Richard Strauss

Three Dances fromthe Incidental Music for Hugo’s LeRoi s'amuse {?}
Léo Delibes

“Dance of theBuffoons” from the Opera The SnowMaiden
Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov

April 23, 1939
Overture from the Incidental Music for Rosamunde, Fürstin von Zypern, D. 797
Franz Schubert

Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, “From the New World”
Antonín Dvořák

Variations symphoniques for Piano and Orchestra
César Franck

Percy Grainger, pianist

“Polka and Fugue” from the Opera Schwanda the Bagpiper
Jaromir Weinberger

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