Weekend Gramophone

Pierre Germain

Pierre Germain – Songs Of Jean Rivier 1953 – Paris Radio – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Pierre Germain, Baritone with Odette Pigot, piano – Three Songs by Jean Rivier – ORTF, Paris – circa 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Pierre Germain, was a brilliant star-on-the-rise at The Opera-Comique in Paris as well as the recital and concert stage, until a car accident in 1963...

Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski And The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Play Music Of Suppé – 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Leopold Stokowski and The L.A. Philharmonic – Franz von Suppé – Die Schöne Galathée Overture – August 11, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A short, but historic one this weekend. A familiar face around the Hollywood Bowl in the 1940s, the legendary Leopold Stokowski leads the Hollywood Bowl...

Guy Fallot

Guy Fallot, Vlado Perlemuter And Lorand Fenyves Play Music Of Ravel – 1964 Jeunesses Musicales – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Something a bit different this week. A concert from Canadian Jeunesses Musicales held during the Summer of 1964, and featuring (as always) a veritable who’s who of world musicians. This concert, all-Ravel, features the noted French cellist Guy Fallot, French/Hungarian violinist Lorand Fenyves and the celebrated Lithuanian/French pianist Vlado Perlemuter....

Alexander Brott

Brott Conducts Brott – The Montreal Chamber Orchestra 1960 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Heading back up to Canada this week for a performance (presumably the premier performance) of a work by Alexander Brott, one of that country’s most celebrated composer/conductors. The piece, Three Astral Visions was recorded shortly after its completion in 1959 by the CBC, in a studio performance featuring Brott conducting...

Jacques Aubert

Renee France Froment And The André Girard String Orchestra Play Music Of Aubert – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  Jacques Aubert – Violin Concerto No. 3 – Renee France Froment, violin – Girard String Orchestra, André Girard, cond. – ORTF Music from the Chateau de Sceaux music festival, circa 1958, featuring the music of late 17th/early 18th century composer Jacques Aubert. Concerto for violin Number 3, as played...

Maurice Emmanuel

Yvonne Lefébure Plays Music Of Maurice Emmanuel 1962 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Maurice Emmanuel – Sonatine Number 3 – Yvonne Lefébure, piano – Centenary Concert 1962 – ORTF, Paris – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Maurice Emmanuel this weekend, as played by the legendary French pianist Yvonne Lefébure, who frequently played Emmanuel’s works and was the dedicatee of his...

Leo Sowerby

Music Of Leo Sowerby – 1943 – Weekend Gramophone

  Leo Sowerby – Comes Autumn Time – NBC Studio Orchestra – Joseph Stulpak, cond – July 1, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – American this weekend – Music of the early and mid-twentieth century by Leo Sowerby. Often referred to as the “Dean of American Church Music”, but...

Henri Merckel - Marie-Louise Caillard

Henri Merckel And Marie-Louise Caillard Play Music Of Jean Martinon – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Jean Martinon – Suite Nocturne – Henri-Merckel, violin – Marie-Louise Caillard, piano – Circa 1950 – ORTF – Paris – Some rarities from French Radio this weekend. The music of Jean Martinon, played by the legendary French violinist Henri Merckel and noted pianist Marie-Louise Caillard – in a broadcast performance...

Gordon Skene

Gordon Skene And Past Daily Have Words And Appeals

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