Daily Archive: July 7, 2019

Igor Stravinsky

A West Coast Stravinsky Premier – 1948 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Igor Stravinsky – The Soldiers Tale (L’histoire du Soldat) – Ojai Festival Ensemble – 1948 – KNX – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Igor Stravinsky’s L’histoire du Soldat had its premier in September of 1918, conducted by Ernest Ansermet. Since that time, its had a series of premiers throughout the...

Gerald Moore Talks Piano – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Gerald Moore – in conversation with Bernard Levin – BBC Radio – 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Gerald Moore, probably one of the key figures in the role of piano accompaniment in the world of Classical music for much of the 20th century. He redefined...

In Conversation With Sir John Gielgud – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Sir John Gielgud – conversation – BBC Transcription Service – 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Sir John Gielgud this weekend, one of the celebrated legends of British stage as well as Film and Television, in conversation recorded sometime in 1961 for the BBC. Sir Arthur...