Toscanini Database

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 Composer  Beethoven  
 Composition    Missa Solemnis  
 Ensemble  NBC Symphony  
 Date  1940.12.28  
 Location  Carnegie Hall  
 Session  Broadcast  

Vocal Soloist
 Soloist    Role    Range  
 Milanov        Soprano  
 Castagna        Mezzo-Soprano  
 Bjoerling        Tenor  
 Kipnis        Bass  

Benefit for the National Conference of Christians and Jews.

Stunning performance

M&A Good natural sound.

Guild also very good but slightly more thin and shrill with more surface noise.

Mel distant sounding.  

 Label    Issue    Album Title    Format  
 Music & Arts    CD-259(2)    Toscanini: Beethoven Missa Solemnis, Choral Fantasy    CD  
 Guild    GHCD 2248-49    Toscanini - Beethoven Missa Solemnis    CD  
 Melodram    MEL 006 (3)    Toscanini: Beethoven Missa Solemnis/ Verdi Messa di Requiem    LP