Monday, 25 March 2013

Alex Steinweiss - part 3

Alex Steinweiss (1917 - 2011)  played a seminal role in record cover design as the art director for Columbia Records as well as other record companies, London, Decca and A & R records. He revolutionized the way records were packaged and marketed. His genre-defining work in the visual expression of music transformed both the design and the music industries.
For full biographical notes on Alex Steinweiss see part 1, and for earlier works see parts 1 - 2 also.

This is part 3 of a 6-part post on the works of Alex Steinweiss:

1946 Shostakovitch "Piano Concerto" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no.MM 527] signed Steinweiss

1946 Schumann "Symphony No. 1" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MM-617] signed Steinweiss

1946 Shostakovich "Symphony No. 6" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MM-585] signed Steinweiss

1946-47 Nelson Eddy "By Request" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. M-571] signed Steinweiss

1947 "The Minstrel Boy" Christopher Lynch tenor [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MM-722] signed Steinweiss

1947 Bartók "Concerto no. 3 for Piano and Orchestra" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MM-674] signed Steinweiss

1947 Beethoven "Concerto in D Major for Violin and Orchestra" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MM 624] signed Steinweiss

1947 Beethoven "Appassionata - Sonata No. 23 in F Minor opus 57" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MM-711] signed Steinweiss

1947 "6 Dances" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. M-588] signed Steinweiss

1947 Debussy "Sonata No. 2 for Flute, Viola and Harp" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MX-282] signed Steinweiss

1947 Khachaturian "Gayne Ballet Suite" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MM-664] signed Steinweiss

1947 Beethoven "Symphony No. 6 in F Major - Pastorale" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MM-631] signed Steinweiss

1947 Morton Gould Showcase [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. A-706] signed Steinweiss

1947 Mozart "Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in A Major k 581" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MM-702] signed Steinweiss

1947 Music of Morton Gould [Columbia Masterworks] signed Steinweiss

1947 Prokofiev "Concerto No. 3 in C Major for Piano and Orchestra" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MM-667] signed Steinweiss

1947 Richard Strauss "Le Bougois Gentilhomme" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MM-693] signed Steinweiss

1947 Songs of Victor Herbert [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MM-682] signed Steinweiss

1947 Schubert "Symphony No. 8 in B Minor (Unfinished)" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MM-699] signed Steinweiss

1947 Schubert "Symphony No. 9 in C Major" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MM-679] signed Steinweiss

1947 Stravinsky "Firebird Suite" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MM-653] signed Steinweiss

1947 Tchaikovsky "Nutcracker Suite" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MM-627] signed Steinweiss

c1947 Mahler "Songs of the Wayfarer" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MX-267] signed Steinweiss

1948 "Cole Porter" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MM-721] signed Steinweiss

1948 "Motion Picture Favorites" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. ML 2022]

1948 "Date with Jane Powell" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. ML 2045 signed Steinweiss

1948 Beethoven "Seventh Symphony" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. ML 4011] signed Steinweiss

1948 Carnival Tropicana [Columbia Records catalogue no. CL 789] signed Steinweiss

1948 Do You Remember? [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MM-787] signed Steinweiss

1948 Brahms "Symphony no. 2 in D Major op. 73" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. MM-725] signed Steinweiss

1948 Nelson Eddy in "Songs of Stephen Foster Vol. 2" [Columbia Masterworks catallogue no. MM-795] signed Steinweiss

1948 Prokofiev "Violin Concerto in D" [Columbia Records catalogue no. M-244] signed Steinweiss

1948 Ferde Grote "Grand Canyon Suite" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. M-483] signed Steinweiss

1948-49 Brahms "Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. ML 4014] signed Steinweiss

1949 Bizet "Symphony in C Major" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. ML-2051]

1949 Beethoven "Symphony No. 9 in D Minor opus 125 (Choral)" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. SL-56 (ML 4199)] signed Steinweiss

1949 Beethoven "Symphony No. 3 in e Flat Major opus 55 (Eroica)" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. ML-4228] signed Steinweiss

1949 Bruch " Concerto No. 1 in G Minor for Violin and Orchestra opus 26" Beethoven "Romance No. 1 in G Major opus 40 / Romance No.2 in F Major op. 50" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. ML 4575]

1949 Gyorgy Sandor Piano "A Chopin Recital / Beethoven Sonata No. 15 in D Major op. 28 (Pastorale)" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. ML-4193] signed Steinweiss

1949 Liszt "Méphisto Waltz" Enesco "Romanian Rhapsody No. 1 in A Major opus 11" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. ML-2057] signed Steinweiss

1949 Kreisler Favorites ml-4219/ Paganini Caprices opus 1 [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. ML-4219] signed Steinweiss

1949 Offenbach "Gaîté Parisienne Ballet" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. ML 4233] signed Steinweiss

1949 Puccini "Madame Butterfly" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. SL-104 (ML 4225)] signed Steinweiss

1949 Verdi "La Traviata" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. SL-103] signed Steinweiss

1949 Tchaikovsky "Concerto in D Major for Violin and Orchestra" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. ML 4232] signed Steinweiss

1950 "Lily Pons in Operatic Arias / Chansons" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. ML 4300] signed Steinweiss

1950 "Musical Comedy Favorites" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. ML 4241] signed Steinweiss

1950 Andre Kostelanetz and his Orchestra "All-Time Hits" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. ML 2106] signed Steinweiss

1950 Allen Funt "The Candid Microphone" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. ML 4344] signed Steinweiss

1950 Beethoven "Concerto No. 3 in C Minor for Piano and Orchestra op. 37" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. ML 4302] signed Steinweiss

1950 Beethoven "Symphony no. 5 in C Minor opus 67" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue n0. ML 4297] signed Steinweiss

1950 Bizet "Fair Maid of Perth" Delius "Over the Hills and Far Away" [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. ML 2133] signed Steinweiss]

1950 Beethoven Concerto in C Major for Piano and Orchestra op. 15 [Columbia Masterworks catalogue no. ML 4307]signed Steinweiss

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