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Stokowski

Leopold. 1887--1977, US conductor, born in Britain. He did much to popularize classical music with orchestral transcriptions and film appearances, esp in Fantasia (1940)
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After replacing the principal horn for part of a rehearsal for Symphony of the Air with conductor Alfred Wallenstein, he received an endorsement from Wallenstein as well as one from Leopold Stokowski to the CSO conductor.
Doering smartly notes that, as Stokowski began to spend more time away from Philadelphia, Judson was forced to find dependable guest conductors.
This is surprising considering Stokowski's intention to create the sounds he imagined of Bach if he had today's instruments available to him.
From humble beginnings in 1900, the orchestra quickly established itself--in 1912 entering into a 29-year relationship with the flamboyant maestro Leopold Stokowski. He, more than any other conductor, was responsible for creating the distinctive "Philadelphia sound." Stokowski was succeeded by Eugene Ormandy, who served as music director for 44 years.
When Samaroff and Stokowski divorce, she expands her career opportunities, in 1924 becoming the first American-born faculty member at the Juilliard School of Music.
Stokowski states that the expectation of 32 million people becoming newly insured will significantly affect our healthcare system and that nurses will continue to play a central role in healthcare delivery.
Stokowski transcriptions are once again brought to life by his former pupil.
Maazel began his musical career at the tender age of nine when he shared the Los Angeles Philharmonic with Leopold Stokowski. When he was eleven Arturo Toscanini invited him to conduct the NBC Symphony Orchestra.
As if the music of Wagner were not already luxurious enough, Leopold Stokowski liked to pull together some the good stuff, add some more color to it, call it a "symphonic synthesis," and then turn the orchestra loose.
Stokowski in Riches and Regrets: Betting on Gambling in Two Colorado Mountain Towns.
Evangeline and she had been very close, but Belle didn't realize she was in love until Evangeline announced her engagement to conductor Leopold Stokowski. Belle tried to be enthusiastic about this engagement but, as Miller writes, "a cold dread was building within her as she struggled to share Evangeline's happiness."
Two ensembles and a bassoon duo will be featured: The Oregon Wind Ensemble will perform "Niagara Falls" and "Bells for Stokowski," the latter a tribute to the famed conductor Leopold Stokowski.