Test pressings, primarily RCA Victor, of Leopold Stokowski's recordings with the Philadelphia Orchestra and a set of Laura
Bolton's field recordings of Native American music.
Leopold Stokowski, 1882-1977. American conductor of British birth. Stokowski began recording in 1917 and was a pioneer of
many recording techniques and was a champion of modern music. The first electrical symphonic recordings were made with the
Philadelphia Orchestra under his direction as well as the first experiments in stereo recordings. He also premiered many works
in the concert hall and on recording, had interests in non-western music, orchestrated works by composers such as Bach for
symphony orchestra, championed classical music to the lay audience, particularly with his recordings for Walt Disney's Fantasia.
His recordings remain classics today.
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