(CD + DVD-audio set) This release is a compilation of Stokowski/Houston performances recorded at the Houston Civic Center by Bert Whyte and originally released in 1960. Compositions include Stokowski arrangements of Wotan's Farewell
and Magic Fire Music
from Wagner's Die Walkure
, Mazurka in A minor
, Prelude in D minor
and Waltz in C sharp minor by Chopin. Also included is the not often performed or recorded Fantasy on a Hymn Tune
composed by Thomas Canning. One disc consists of an audiophile quality remastered CD; the other is an HDAD Plus 2-sided hybrid disc that will play in 24/96kHz on a standard DVD video player (no video footage included) and in even-higher-quality 24/192kHz on a DVD audio player.