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Twenty-seventh Season [1939-1940]

November 26,1939
Overture from theOpera Oberon
Carl Maria von Weber

Symphony No. 41 inC Major, K. 551
Wolfgang A. Mozart

Concerto for Violinand Orchestra No. 1 in D Major, Op. 6
Niccolò Paganini

Ossy Renardy,violin

“Dawn” and“Jubilee” from String Quartet on Negro Themes
Clarence Cameron White
[arr., unknown]

January 14, 1940
“Komm süsser Tod,”Hymn, BWV 478
Johann Sebastian Bach
[arr., Leopold Stokowski]

Concerto for OrganNo. 1 in G Major [First Mvmt.], BWV 592
Johann Sebastian Bach
[arr., unknown]

Symphony No. 1 in GMinor
Vasili Kalinnikov

Concerto for Pianoand Orchestra No. 9 in E-flat Major, K. 271, “Jeunehomme”
Wolfgang A. Mozart

Guiomar Novaes,piano

Polonaise No. 3 inA Major, Op. 40, No. 1, “Military”
Frédéric Chopin
[arr., Alexander Glazunov]

March 10, 1940
Leonore Overture {No. 3, Op. 72b [?]}
Ludwig van Beethoven

“Il est doux, ilest bon” from the Opera Hérodiade
Jules Massenet

Marjorie Lawrence,soprano

Ballet Suite No. 1
Christoph W. Gluck
[collected and arr., Felix Mottl]

Anatoli Liadov

“Starke Scheiteschichtet mir dort” from the Opera
Götterdämmerung,“Immolation Scene”
Richard Wagner

Marjorie Lawrence,soprano

April 21, 1940
Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Waltz in C-sharp Minor, Op. 39, No. 7 {16[?]}
Johannes Brahms
[arr., Felix Guenther]

Waltz in A-flat Major, Op. 39, No. 15
Johannes Brahms
[arr., Felix Guenther]

“Polka” from the ballet The Age of Gold
Dmitri Shostakovich

Orchestral Interlude from Act 1 of the Opera Das Rheingold, “Träume”
Richard Wagner

Prelude from the Opera Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Richard Wagner

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