"Cala’s...transfer...reports some scorching string sonorities and an especially pliable slow movement."
"...- a gutsy performance. A controversial brace of recordings but ones never without Stokowskian interest." www.musicweb.uk
"...make no mistake, he was also a musician to his fingertips." Essex Chronicle
These wartime recordings were made with orchestras that Stokowski formed himself: the All-American Youth Orchestra to undertake tours of South America, and the Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra, comprising crack players from the large Hollywood studio orchestras.