B&W, 94 minutes, 4:3, All regions
Pierre Monteux (1875-1964) appeared as guest conductor with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in two separate seasons, first in 1948, and then in 1961.
Telecast of January 1, 1961
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93
Wagner: Prelude to Act III of Die Meistersinger
Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture, Op. 9
Charles Munch (1891-1968) is best remembered for his illustrious tenure as music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (1949-62).
Telecast of February 27, 1963
Ravel: La Valse
Ravel: Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
Rameau/D’Indy: Dardanus Suite
Berlioz: Royal Hunt and Storm from Les Troyens