Symphonic

René Amengual

The Music Of René Amengual – NBC Studio Orchestra – 1943 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  René Amengual – Preludio – NBC Studio Orchestra – Joseph Stulpak, cond. June 24, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Mid-twentieth century music from Chile this week, via composer, pianist and educator René Amengual in a rare performance of his Preludio for Orchestra, composed in 1934 and performed...

The Moody Blues 1967

The Moody Blues – In Session 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Moody Blues – In Session – April-November 1967 Top Of The Pops – BBC Radio 1 – Since we started the week with The Zombies in session, perhaps it’s a good idea to keep it going by adding The Moody Blues in Session at the BBC in 1967. Certainly...

Erich Kleiber

Erich Kleiber And The NBC Symphony Play Wagner – 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Erich Kleiber – NBC Symphony – Music Of Wagner – March 10, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Considered one of the giants of the podium during the 20th century, Erich Kleiber had a distinguished, yet frustrating career. The Austrian conductor had come to prominence after conducting a performance...

Yehudi Menuhin

Yehudi Menuhin Leads The ORTF Orchestra In Music Of Bartok, Mozart, Bach And Beethoven – 1964 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Yehudi Menuhin conducts l’Orchestre national de l’ORTF – September 30, 1964 – Radio France – The legendary violinist and conductor Yehudi Menuhin was born in New York on April 22, 1916. This year marks his centenary and several radio organizations throughout the world are running special programs to commemorate the...

Dog in business suit

April 4, 2016 – So Far, So-so. The Past Daily Spring Fundraiser

13 days and not quite 10% of our goal. Should I be worried? No – I know there’s a lot of you out there who are waiting for the last few days to pitch in – everybody likes the idea of down-to-the-wire, except the one on the receiving end. Here,...

Jean-Jacques Grunenwald

Music Of Jean-Jacques Grunenwald 1963 – Weekend Gramophone

Jean-Jacques Grunenwald – Concert d’ètè – Marie-Claude Warkowski – ORTF Chamber Orch – Jean-Paul Krèder, cond – ORTF, Paris – Jean-Jacques Grunenwald – a name much more familiar in Europe, particularly France, than here in the U.S. – Grunenwald was a celebrated Organist, a student of Marcel Duprè and his...

Daniel Barenboim And The Berlin Staatskapelle Play Music Of Schoenberg And Elgar – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Daniel Barenboim conducts the Berlin Staatskapelle – Sept. 4, 2015 – RBB Berlin – Daniel Barenboim this week. The iconic Pianist-Conductor, who has been a household name for decades leads the Berlin Staatskapelle orchestra in music of Arnold Schoenberg and Sir Edward Elgar. There are only two works in this...

Murray Perahia

Murray Perahia With Carlo Maria Giulini And The L.A. Phil. In Music Of Beethoven And Mozart – 1980 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Murray Perahia with Carlo Maria Giulini and The Los Angeles Philharmonic in concert – March 17, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Murray Perahia this week. Sharing the stage with the legendary Carlo Maria Giulini and the Los Angeles Philharmonic in music of Beethoven and Mozart. The proceedings were...

Dezsö Ranki With Daniele Gatti And Orchestre National de France Play Music Of Beethoven And Bartok – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Dezsö Ranki With Daniele Gatti And Orchestre National de France Play Music Of Beethoven And Bartok – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Dezsö Ranki with Daniele Gatti and Orchestre National de France In Concert – November 21, 2015 – Radio France Musique – Dezsö Ranki, accompanied by the legendary Daniele Gatti and Orchestre National de France in a program of music by Beethoven and Bartok, and recorded last November 21st by the...

A Menotti Premier 1952 – L.A. Phil. , Wallenstein – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

A Menotti Premier 1952 – L.A. Phil. , Wallenstein – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Gian-Carlo Menotti – The Apocalypse – West Coast Premier – L.A. Philharmonic, Alfred Wallenstein – Nov. 13, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Gian-Carlo Menotti this week. One of the major forces in American classical Music during the 1950s, Menotti’s career was assured when his one-act opera, Amahl and...