Cleveland Orchestra

The Cleveland Orchestra, based in Cleveland, is one of the five American orchestras informally referred to as the "Big Five". Founded in 1918 by the pianist and impresario Adella Prentiss Hughes, the orchestra plays most of its concerts at Severance Hall. As of 2019, the incumbent music director is Franz Welser-Möst.

In 2012 Gramophone Magazine ranked the Cleveland Orchestra number 7 on its list of the world's greatest orchestras, and The New York Times referred to the orchestra in 2018 as "America's most understatedly amazing orchestra."

Birth and Death Data: Born 1918

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

Notes: Also listed as "Cleveland Symphony Orchestra."

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 57 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick X12353-X12355½ 12-in. 1/23/1924 1812 overture (Solennelle) Cleveland Orchestra ; Nikolai Sokoloff Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick X12356-X12357 12-in. 1/23/1924 1812 overture (Solennelle) Cleveland Orchestra ; Nikolai Sokoloff Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick 14422-14425 10-in. 12/8/1924 Traümerei Cleveland Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick 14426-14427 10-in. 12/8/1924 Berceuse Cleveland Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick E27526 10-in. 5/9/1928 Polovtsian dance Cleveland Orchestra ; Nikolai Sokoloff Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick E27527 10-in. 5/9/1928 The school of the fauns Cleveland Orchestra ; Nikolai Sokoloff Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick Ch223 12-in. 10/4/1924 Träumerei Artists vary Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick ChX177-ChX181 12-in. 10/2/1924 On the beautiful blue Danube Cleveland Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick ChX182-ChX185 12-in. 10/2/1924 Finlandia Cleveland Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick Ch193-Ch195 10-in. 10/3/1924 Wedding music Cleveland Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick ChX196-ChX200 12-in. 10/3/1924 Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald Cleveland Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick Ch201-Ch205 10-in. 10/3/1924 Hungarian dance No. 5 (G minor) Cleveland Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick Ch212-Ch214 12-in. 10/4/1924 Lohengrin Cleveland Orchestra ; Nikolai Sokoloff Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick Ch215-Ch217 10-in. 10/4/1924 Slavonic dance no. 3 Cleveland Orchestra ; Nikolai Sokoloff Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick ChX218-ChX220 12-in. 10/4/1924 Symphony no. 2 : Allegretto Cleveland Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick Ch221-Ch222 10-in. 10/4/1924 Valse triste Cleveland Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick Ch224-Ch225 10-in. 10/4/1924 Träumerei Cleveland Orchestra ; Nikolai Sokoloff Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick Ch226-Ch227 10-in. 10/4/1924 Valse triste Cleveland Orchestra ; Nikolai Sokoloff Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick Ch228-Ch229 10-in. 10/4/1924 Hungarian dance no. 5 Cleveland Orchestra ; Nikolai Sokoloff Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick Ch230-Ch231 10-in. 10/5/1924 Wedding music Cleveland Orchestra ; Nikolai Sokoloff Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick Ch232-Ch234 10-in. 10/5/1924 Lohengrin Cleveland Orchestra ; Nikolai Sokoloff Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick [C253]-[C254] 10-in. 5/1/1926 Prelude Cleveland Orchestra ; Nikolai Sokoloff Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick [C255]-[C257] 10-in. 5/1/1926 Wedding music Cleveland Orchestra ; Nikolai Sokoloff Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick [C258]-[C260] 10-in. 5/1/1926 Song of India Cleveland Orchestra ; Nikolai Sokoloff Orchestra Musical group  
Brunswick [XC261]-[XC263] 12-in. 5/1/1926 Overture of 1812 Cleveland Orchestra ; Nikolai Sokoloff Orchestra Musical group  
(Results 1-25 of 57 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cleveland Orchestra," accessed August 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103148.

Cleveland Orchestra. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103148.

"Cleveland Orchestra." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103148

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