FELIX SLATKIN DISCOGRAPHY  (by Fred Zlotkin)
(partial, not including Hollywood String Quartet recordings)



(Thanks to Mr. Malcolm Walker, Consultant Discographer for EMI Classics, for Capitol recording dates)

CAPITOL RECORDS:

MUSIC OF DELIUS
On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring, Summer Night on the River,
Intermezzo and Serenade from Hassan, Caprice and Elegy for
Cello and Orchestra, Prelude to Irmelin
The Concert Arts Orchestra.
Capitol P-8182   (Recorded 8 & 11 September 1952)     Front Cover 

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Shostakovich: Piano Concerto in C Minor  (Recorded 5 May 1953)
Hindemith: The Four Temperaments (Recorded 23 March 1953)
The Concert Arts String Orchestra, Victor Aller, piano.

Capitol L-8229       Front Cover of LP
Capitol P-8230       Front Cover of LP


McDonald: Suite FROM CHILDHOOD for Harp and Orchestra (Recorded 7 December 1953)
Caplet: Conte Fantastique (Recorded 17 November 1953)
The Concert Arts Orchestra, Ann Mason Stockton, harp.
Capitol P-8255


Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals (Recorded 11 April 1954)
Ibert: Divertissement (Recorded 23 November 1953)
The Concert Arts Orchestra, Victor Aller & Harry Sukman, pianists.
Capitol P-8270    Front cover of LP         UK LP release (MFP 2041)

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PERCUSSION!

Milhaud: Concerto for Percussion and Small Orchestra (Recorded 10 January 1955)     Pristine Classics restoration
Chavez: Toccata for Percussion (Recorded 17 October 1954)     Pristine Classics restoration
Bartok: Music for String Instruments, Percussion, & Celesta
The Concert Arts Orchestra, Hal Rees, percussion.
Capitol P-8299     Front cover of LP          Commentary on this album


Debussy: Children’s Corner, Petite Suite  (Recorded 16-18 December 1955)
The Concerts Arts Orchestra.
Capitol P-8328


Grieg: Peer Gynt Suites 1 & 2 (Recorded 4-5 December 1955)
Ippolitoff-Ivanoff: Caucasian Sketches (16-18 December 1955)
The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra.
Capitol P-8329


Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue, Leonard Pennario, piano (Recorded 17 February 1956)
An American in Paris (Recorded 6 February 1956)
The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra.
Capitol SP-8343
Japanese LP: ECC-30085


Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite, Mississippi Suite (Recorded 5 & 12 March 1956)
The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra.
Capitol SP-8347



Khachaturian: Piano Concerto, Leonard Pennario, piano (Recorded 5-6 October 1956)      Pristine Classics restoration
The Concert Arts Symphony Orchestra.
Capitol P-8349     Front cover of LP


ESPAÑA

Ravel: Bolero, Alborada del Gracioso
Albéniz: Triana from Iberia
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol
The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra.
Capitol SP-8357  (Recorded 5-6 October 1956)

EP: "Bolero" Capitol EP-8357    Front cover of EP


SYMPHONIC DANCES

Tchaikovsky: Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
Kabalevsky: Galop from The Comedians
Grieg: Norwegian Dance, op. 35 No. 2
Weinberger: Polka from Schwanda
Ravel: Pavane for a Dead Princess
Glière: Sailor’s Dance from The Red Poppy
Bizet: Farandole from L’Arlésienne Suite
Massenet: Navarraise from Le Cid
Delibes: Pizzicato Polka from Sylvia
Khachaturian: Sabre Dance from Gayaneh
Saint-Saëns: Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah
The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra.
Capitol SP-8369  (Recorded 28 September & 6-10 October 1956)
UK LP release: MFP-2109
Angel CD release


Britten: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra (Recorded 18 & 20 August 1956)     Pristine Classics restoration
Dohnányi: Variations on a Nursery Tune (Recorded 29 September 1956)     Pristine Classics restoration   
The Concert Arts Symphony Orchestra, Victor Aller, Piano.
Capitol P-8373    Front cover of LP
UK LP release: WORLD SOUND T506


OVERTURE!

Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Von Suppé: Light Cavalry Overture, Poet and Peasant Overture
Rossini: Overture to William Tell
The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra.
Capitol SP-8380  (Recorded 25-27 April 1957)
UK LP: MFP 2148    Front cover      Cover and record      Back Cover      Label


Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite
Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night’s Dream
The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Capitol SP-8404  (Recorded 25-27 April 1957)
UK LP:  MFP 2113


Offenbach: Gaîte Parisienne (Recorded 22 & 28 September 1956)
The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra.
Capitol SP-8405, PAO-8405
N.B.: 1958 Grammy Award
UK LP release: STP 620      Another copy of UK LP



STRINGS BY STARLIGHT
Borodin: Nocturne (arr., Sargent)
Bach: Air for the G String
Tchaikovsky: Waltz from Serenade for Strings, Andante Cantabile from Quartet in D
Londonderry Air (arr. Grainger)
Barber: Adagio for Strings
The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra.
Capitol SP-8444  (Recorded 10-11 May 1958)      Front cover
UK LP: MFP 2063


STRAUSS WALTZES

The Blue Danube, You and You, Vienna Life, Emperor Waltz,
Tales of the Vienna Woods, Artist’s Life
The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra.
Capitol PAO-8421  (Recorded 17-18 October 1957)
Re-released as "The Great Waltz"   Angel S-36056


STARLIGHT WALTZES

Strauss, R.: Waltzes from Der Rosenkavalier
Waldteufel: Waltz from España, Skaters Waltz
Sibelius: Valse Triste
Tchaikovsky: Waltz from Eugen Onegin
Strauss, J.: Voices of Spring
The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra.
Capitol SP-8456  (Recorded 30 June & 1-2 July 1958)
UK LP Cover
Reel to Reel Tape: Strauss Waltzes and Starlight Waltzes             Inside of tape box


Gershwin: Porgy and Bess
Gould: Latin American Symphonette
The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra.
Capitol SP-8474
Front Cover of LP


THE ‘CELLO GALAXY

Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1 and 5
Bach/Villa-Lobos: Prelude and Fugue No. 8 from The Well-Tempered Clavier
The Concert Arts Cello Ensemble, Marni Nixon, soprano.
Capitol P-8484  (Recorded 10-11 January 1959)   Front cover of LP

Pristine Classics restoration of this album


THE MAGIC BOW

Kreisler: Caprice Viennois, The Old Refrain
Dinicu-Heifetz: Hora Staccato
Massenet: Meditation from  Thaïs
Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen
Paganini-Kreisler: Moto Perpetuo
Rimsky-Korsakov-Heifetz: The Flight of the Bumblebee
Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra, Michael Rabin, violin.
Capitol SP-8510  (Recorded 10-11 September 1959)


FAVORITE MELODIES FOR ORCHESTRA

Borodin: Nocturne
Khachaturian: Sabre Dance
Grofé: On the Trail
Rimsky-Korsakoff: Flight of the Bumblebee (M. Rabin, violin)
Strauss, J.: Blue Danube Waltz;
The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra.
Capitol P-8591


BEST OF THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA - ALBUM 1

BEST OF THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA - ALBUM 2
Capitol SP-8679
Front cover of album


CHARGE! FELIX SLATKIN Conducts the LIGHT BRIGADE

Charge!, Drummer Boys, Bugler’s Dream, Bagpipes and Drums,
When Johnny Comes Marching Home (arr. L. Arnaud).
Capitol T-1270


THE MILITARY BAND Conducted by FELIX SLATKIN

A Hi-Fi Salute to the Services
Reveille, Sousa: The U.S. Field Artillery March, Stars and
Stripes Forever, Washington Post March, El Captain, Semper Fidelis, The
Thunderer, Zimmerman: Anchors Aweigh, U.S. Marines on Parade (arr. A.
Mancini), Crawford: U.S. Air Force Song, Van Boskerck: Semper Paratus,
Taps, Key: Star Spangled Banner, Bagley: National Emblem March, J.F.
Wagner: Under the Double Eagle, Meacham: American Patrol.
Capitol W-1056
 

ANGEL, SERAPHIM, EMI AND AVANT RECORDS RE-RELEASES:
 

THE GREAT WALTZ –- the great waltzes of Johann Strauss II heard in the
film: Emperor Waltz, Tales from the Vienna Woods, You and You (from Die
Fledermaus), Vienna Life, Artist’s Life, Voices of Spring, On the
Beautiful Blue Danube.
Angel S-36056


RED, WHITE & BLUE
– Grofé: On the Trail from the Grand Canyon Suite,
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue, Leonard Pennario, piano, The Hollywood Bowl
Symphony Orchestra.
Angel S-36084


Offenbach: Gaîte Parisienne; The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra.
Angel S-36086
N.B.: 1958 Grammy Award


STRINGS BY STARLIGHT
-- Borodin: Nocturne (arr., Sargent), Bach: Air for
the G String, Tchaikovsky: Waltz from Serenade for Strings, Andante
Cantabile from Quartet in D, Londonderry Air (arr. Grainger)
Barber: Adagio for Strings
The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra.
Angel S-36087


USA

Olympic Fanfare from Bugler’s Dream, Bagpipes and Drums Medley,
When Johnny Comes Marching Home, Fifes and Drums Medley [arrangements,
Leo Arnaud], Sousa: Semper Fidelis, The Stars and Stripes Forever, El
Capitan, Washington Post, Meacham: American Patrol, J.F. Wagner: Under
the Double Eagle, E.E. Bagley: National Emblem, J.S. Smith-Key: The
Star-Spangled Banner.
Angel S-36936


MICHAEL RABIN, IN MEMORIAM

Kreisler: Caprice Viennois, The Old Refrain, Dinicu-Heifetz: Hora Staccato,
Massenet: Meditation from Thaïs, Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen,
Paganini-Kreisler: Moto Perpetuo, Rimsky-Korsakov-Heifetz: The Flight of the Bumblebee,
Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra, Michael Rabin, violin.
Seraphim S-60199


SABRE DANCE

Khachaturian: Sabre Dance from Gayaneh, Bizet: Farandole
from L’Arlésienne, Waldteufel: The Skaters, Waltz from España,
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnole, Op. 34, Glière: Russian Sailor’s
Dance from The Red Poppy, Tchaikovsky: Waltz from The Sleeping Beauty,
Kabalevsky: Galop from The Comedians, Massenet: Navarraise from El Cid,
Grieg: Norwegian Dance, Op. 35 No. 2, Ravel: Alborada del Gracioso
The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra.
Seraphim S-60277


CONCERT AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL

Strauss, J.: On the Beautiful Blue Danube, Op. 314,
Suppé: Light Cavalry Overture, Rossini: Finale from
Overture to William Tell, Waldteufel: España (Waltz), Op. 236
The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra.
Seraphim SIB-6118


MICHAEL RABIN -- 1936-1972

Saint-Säens: Havanaise, Op. 83, Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28
Kreisler: Caprice Viennois, Op. 2, Massenet: Méditation, Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20,1,
Dinicu-Heifetz: Hora staccato, Paganini-Kreisler: Moto perpetuo, Op. 11,
Brandl-Kreisler: The Old Refrain, Rimsky-Korsakoff-Heifetz: The Flight
of the Bumblebee.
EMI (CD) CMS 7 64123 2 B


NOSTALGIQUE

McDonald: Suite FROM CHILDHOOD for Harp and Orchestra,
Caplet: Conte Fantastique, Ann Mason Stockton, harp
The Concert Arts Orchestra.
Avant Records AV-1017
 

LIBERTY RECORDS AND SUNSET RECORDS:
 

PARADISE FOUND
Moon of Manakoora (Loesser-Newman), My Little Grass
Shack (Harrison-Noble-Cogswell, My Isle of Golden Dreams
(Blaufuss-Kahn), Hawaiian Wedding Song (King-Hoffman-Manning, The
Hukilau Song (Jack Owens),  To You Sweetheart, Aloha (Jack Owens), Sweet
Leilani (Harry Owens), Little Brown Gal (Wood-Noble-McDiarmid), Paradise
Found (Miller-McDiarmid), Hiilawe (John Kalapana), Beyond the Reef (J.
Pitman), Aloha Oe (Liliuokalani - arr. By Felix Slatkin).
Liberty LMM-13000, LSS-14001

THE MAGNIFICENT XII      NOW AVAILABLE ON CD!
The Fantastic Strings of Felix Slatkin
Unchained Melody (H. Zaret-A. North) [Frank Music - ASCAP], The
Magnificent VII (E. Bernstein) [United Artists Music - ASCAP], My Own
True Love (M. David-M. Steiner) [Remick Music - ASCAP, Last Date (F.
Cramer) [Acuff-Rose - BMI], Song from Moulin Rouge (Auric-Engvick)
[Gower Music - BMI], Theme from the Sundowners (D. Tiomkin) [Witmark &
Sons - ASCAP], Laura (J. Mercer-D. Raskin) [Robbins Music - ASCAP],
Never on Sunday (B. Towne-M. Hadjidakis) [Esteem Music/Sidmore Music -
BMI], Exodus (E. Gould) [Chappell - ASCAP], Night Theme (W. Cogswell-R.
Peterson) [Laura Music/Kahl Music - BMI], Smile (Turner-Parsons-Chaplin)
[Bourne, Inc. - ASCAP], It’s Not Forever (D. Duran-D. Marks) [Gil Music
- BMI].
Liberty LMM-13004, LSS-14004

STREET SCENE
The Fantastic Strings of Felix Slatkin -– Street Scene
(A. Newman) [Robbins Music - ASCAP], Boulevard of Broken Dreams (A.
Dubin-H. Warren) [Remick Music - ASCAP], Easy Street (A.R. Jones)
[Johnstone-Montel - BMI], On the Street Where You Live (Lerner-Loewe)
[Chappell & Co. - ASCAP], Pigalle (G. Ulmer-G. Koser) [Leeds Music -
ASCAP], Street of Dreams (S. Lewis-V. Young) [Miller Music - ASCAP],
Lullaby of Broadway (Dubin-Warren) [M. Witmark & Sons - ASCAP], The
Streets of Laredo (Arr. By R. Heaton-F. Slatkin) [Metric Music - BMI],
Standing on the Corner (F. Loesser) [Frank Music - ASCAP], Lonely Street
(K. Sowder-C. Belew-W.S. Stevenson) [Four Star Sales - BMI], On the
Sunny Side of the Street (Fields-McHugh) [Shapiro, Bernstein - ASCAP],
The Lonesome Road (N. Shilkret-G. Austin) [Paramount Music/N. Shilkret
Music - ASCAP].
Liberty LMM-13008, LSS-14008

MANY SPLENDORED THEMES    NOW AVAILABLE ON CD!
Bonanza / Golden Earrings / Spellbound / Terry's Theme from Limelight /
Theme From A Summer Place / Peter Gunn / Love isa Many Splendored Thing /
Three Coins in the Fountain / Mr. Lucky / Gigi / Green Leaves of Summer / Around the World
Liberty LMM-13011, LSS-14011

SEASONS GREETINGS
The Fantastic Strings of Felix Slatkin
Berlin: White Christmas [Irving Berlin Music - ASCAP], God Rest ye Merry,
Gentlemen, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Joy to the World, O Holy Night,
Adeste Fideles, Deck the Halls, It Came Upon the Midnight Clear, The
First Noel, I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, Away in a Manger, Silent
Night [arrangements by Felix Slatkin - Metric Music - BMI].
Liberty LMM-13013, LSS-14013

INSPIRED THEMES FROM THE INSPIRED FILMS
The Fantastic Strings of Felix Slatkin
The Song of Delilah (Victor Young) [Famous Music Corp. -
ASCAP], Love theme from El Cid (Miklos Rozsa and Paul Francis Webster)
[Robbins Music Corp. - ASCAP], Forever Yours (Alfred Newman) [Robbins
Music Corp. - ASCAP], Theme from Francis of Assisi (Mario Nascimbene)
[Robbins Music Corp. - ASCAP], The Prodigal Love Theme (Bronislau Kaper)
[Miller Music Corp. - ASCAP], The King of Kings Theme (Miklos Rozsa)
[Robbins Music Corp. - ASCAP], Nepheridi’s Theme (Elmer Bernstein)
[Famous Music Corp. - ASCAP], The Song of Bernadette (Alfred Newman),
Love Theme from Ben Huru (Rosza), Rapture of Love (A. Newman), Love
Theme from Quo Vadis (Rosza), Love Theme from The Robe (A. Newman
[Robbins Music Corp. - ASCAP].
Liberty LMM-13019, LSS-14019

FANTASTIC STRINGS PLAY FANTASTIC THEMES
Carmen’s Hoedown (Bizet’s Carmen)
Wistful Haven (Dvorak’s New World Symphony)
Run Strings Run (Mozart’s Rondo in D)
Winter’s Sadness (Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, 2nd mvt.)
Brass Pizzicato (Tchaikovsky’s 4th Symphony)
The Merry Cobbler (Sarasate’s Zapateado)
Hi-Fi Hero (Beethoven’s 3rd Symphony)
For Elise (Beethoven’s Für Elise)
Havana Mist (Saint-Saëns’ Havanaise)
Pensive Prelude (Rachmaninoff’s Prelude in C Sharp Minor)
Three Plus Two (Tchaikovsky’s 6th Symphony)
Twist the Can Can (Offenbach’s Gaite Parisienne)
[All selections arranged by Felix Slatkin & Rickey Marino -
Metric Music Co., BMI].
Liberty LMM-13021, LSS-14021

HOEDOWN!
The Fantastic Fiddles of Felix Slatkin
Devil’s Dream, Turkey in the Straw, Maiden’s Prayer, Golden Slippers, Fire on the
Mountain, Arkansas Traveler, Orange Blossom Special, Listen to the
Mocking Bird, Fisher’s Horn Pipe, Chicken Reel [arrangements:
Marino-Slatkin – Metric Music Co. - BMI], Back Up and Push [Ward Allen -
BMI Canada Ltd. - BMI], Fisher’s Horn [J. Wills-B. Wills - Hill & Range
Songs - BMI].
Liberty LMM-13024, LSS-14024
 N.B.: Grammy nomination, 1962

FELIX SLATKIN CONDUCTS FANTASTIC PERCUSSION
I Get a Kick Out of You, A String of Pearls, The Happy Hobo, I Love Paris, Autumn in New York,
Blues in the Night, April in Paris, On a Slow Boat to China, Opus #1,
Blue Tango, Caravan, Night Train.
Liberty LRP-3150, LST-7150

FELIX SLATKIN’S FANTASTIC BRASS MARCHES THE BLUES
Marching the Blues, Birth of the Blues, Basin Street Blues, Am I Blue, Wabash Blues, St.
Louis Blues, Sugar Blues, Memphis Blues, Blue Prelude, Blue Lou, Tin
Roof Blues, Bye Bye Blues.
Liberty LRP-3157, LST-7157

OUR WINTER LOVE
The Fantastic Strings of Felix Slatkin
Our Winter Love (J. Cowell) [Cramart Music, Inc. - BMI], I Left My Heart in San
Francisco (D. Cross-G. Cory) [General Music Pub. Co. - ASCAP], Gina (P.
Vance-L. Carr) [Elm Drive Music Corp. - BMI], Lollipops and Roses (Tony
Velona) [Garland Music - ASCAP], Love Letters (Young-Heyman) [Famous
Music - ASCAP], What Kind of Fool am I (Bricusse-Newley) [Ludlow Music,
Inc. - BMI], Meditation (Mendonco-Jobim) [Leeds Music - ASCAP], Stranger
on the Shore (Mellin-Bilk) [Robert Mellin Inc. - BMI], The Twelfth of
Never (P.F. Webster-J. Livingston) [Empress Music Inc. - ASCAP], The
Days of Wine and Roses (J. Mercer-H. Mancini) [M. Witmark & Sons -
ASCAP], Fly Me to the Moon (Bart Howard) [Almanac Music - ASCAP, Theme
from Lawrence of Arabia (Maurice Jarre) [Gower Music, Inc. - BMI].
Liberty LRP-3287, LST-7287

LOVE STRINGS -– FELIX SLATKIN
Laura (Mercer-Raskin) [Robbins Music Corp. - ASCAP],
Pigalle (Ulmer-Konyn-Newman) [Leeds Music Corp. -
ASCAP], Street Scene (Newman) [Robbins Music Corp. - ASCAP], Theme
Searching for a Picture (Slatkin-Prager) [Metric Music Co. - BMI], The
Streets of Laredo (Arr. By R. Heaton-F. Slatkin) [Metric Music - BMI],
Love is a Many Splendored Thing (Fain-Webster) [Miller Music Corp. -
ASCAP], Street of Dreams (Lewis-Young) [Miller Music Corp. - ASCAP],
Gayther’s Gone (Slatkin-Heaton) [Metric Music Co. - BMI], Love Letters
(Young-Heyman) [Famous Music Corp. - ASCAP], Meditation (Mendonco-Jobim)
[Leeds Music Corp. - ASCAP].
Sunset Records SUM-1106, SUS-5106
 

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