Classical Music

Eugene Ormandy

Eugene Ormandy Leads The Boston Symphony In Music Of Barber, Strauss And Brahms – 1983 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Eugene Ormandy, guest Conducts The Boston Symphony – February 26, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another historic Boston Symphony concert this week. This time it’s the legendary Eugene Ormandy guest conducting the orchestra in music of Samuel Barber, Richard Strauss and Johannes Brahms. Almost no other conductor in the...

Rudolf Serkin - Seiji Ozawa

Rudolf Serkin With Seiji Ozawa And The Boston Symphony Play Music Of Beethoven And Bernstein – 1980 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Rudof Serkin, Piano – Boston Symphony – Seiji Ozawa, Cond. Sept, 25, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Normally, I don’t post half concerts or portions of concerts for the Mid-Week feature. And I almost didn’t post this one, had it not been for the very special nature of...

Jean-Paul Holstein

Music Of Jean-Paul Holstein With Jean-Claude Peltier And The ORTF Chamber Orchestra With André Girard – 1968 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Jean-Paul Holstein: Concertino For Piano And Strings – Jean-Claude Peltier, Piano – ORTF Chamber Orch. André Girard – ORTF Broadcast – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Contemporary composer Jean-Paul Holstein this weekend. A name probably not familiar to most, but he has over 200 compositions in his...

Carlo Maria Giulini

Carlo Maria Giulini Leads The L.A. Phil. In Music of Weber, Laderman And Haydn – 1981 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

  Carlo Maria Giulini – Los Angeles Philharmonic In Concert – October 22, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The legendary Carlo Maria Giulini, leading the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the opening concert of the 1981-1982 season. Three works are featured – the world premier of Ezra Laderman‘s Symphony...

Pierre Cochereau

Pierre Cochereau With Pol Mule And The ORTF Chamber Orchestra Play Music Of Roger Calmel – 1968 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Roger Calmel – Concerto For Organ, Strings and Percussion – Pierre Cochereau, Organ – ORTF Chamber Orch. Pol Mule, Cond. ORTF Session – December, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Back to France this week for music of a highly prolific, but almost totally unknown composer outside his native...

Clifford Curzon

Clifford Curzon With Leopold Hager And The Bavarian Radio Symphony Play Music Of Mozart – 1979 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Clifford Curzon, Piano – Bavarian Radio Symphony – Leopold Hager, cond. 1979 Mozart Festival – DW – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Back to historic concerts. This week it’s a performance from the 1979 Wurzburg Mozart Festival in 1979, featuring the Bavarian Radio Symphony, conducted by Leopold Hager with the...

Roger Matton

Roger Matton: Concerto For Two Pianos And Percussion – 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Roger Matton: Concerto For Two Pianos And Percussion – Jeanne Landry – Josephte Dufresne, Pianos – Jean-Louis Charbonneau – Guy Lachapelle, percussion – Recorded 1955 – CBC Radio Studio session – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Music of Roger Matton again this weekend – his Concerto for two Pianos...

Aaron Copland

Leonard Bernstein – Zubin Mehta – N.Y. Phil. – Aaron Copland 85th Birthday Concert – 1985 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

New York Philharmonic – Leonard Bernstein – Zubin Mehta, Conductors – Aaron Copland 85th Birthday – Nov. 11, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic concert this week – this time it’s The New York Philharmonic with Conductor laureate Leonard Bernstein sharing the podium with Music Director Zubin...