Classical Music

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Ida Haendel With Zubin Mehta And The New York Philharmonic In Concert – 1985 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

  Ida Haendel, Violin – New York Philharmonic cond. by Zubin Mehta – In Concert – April 25, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic concert this week. The legendary violinist Ida Haendel joins Zubin Mehta and The New York Philharmonic in a program of music by Jan...

Charles Gounod

Fernand Oubradous And Students Of The Conservatoire de Paris Play Music Of Gounod – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Charles Gounod: Petite Symphonie for Winds – Student Orchestra of the Paris Conservatory – Fernand Oubradous, cond. – 1952 Broadcast performance – ORTF-Paris – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Although far from being overlooked and under appreciated, Charles Gounod is primarily thought of as a composer of Opera and Choral...

Frank Martin

Seiji Ozawa And The Boston Symphony Play Music Of Frank Martin And Gustav Mahler – 1977 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Boston Symphony – Seiji Ozawa, cond. Opening of 97th Winter Season – September 27, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Boston Symphony in concert this week – another historic performance featuring Music Director Seiji Ozawa at the opening concert of the 97th Winter season. Two works are performed...

Ruggiero Ricci

Ruggiero Ricci With Edo De Waart And The San Francisco Symphony Play Music Of Haydn, Schuller And Lalo – 1979 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Ruggiero Ricci with Ed De Waart and The San Francisco Symphony – October 23, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic concert this week. Italian-America violinist and legend Ruggiero Ricci in performance in his native Bay Area with the San Francisco Symphony led by Edo DeWaart. The Concert...

Alexis "Sigi" Weissenberg

Alexis “Sigi” Weissenberg With Max Reiter And The San Antonio Symphony Play Music Of Casella – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Casella: Scarlatiana – Alexis “Sigi” Weissenber, piano – San Antonio Symphony – Max Reiter, cond. – March 26, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Piano legend Alexis Weissenberg, as he sounded when he had turned 20 and had made his American debut with the New York Philharmonic only a year...

Rafael Kubelik - Chicago Symphony - 1983

Rafael Kubelik And The Chicago Symphony – Live 1983 – Smetana: Ma Vlast (Complete) – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Rafael Kubelik with The Chicago Symphony – Smetana: Ma Vlast (Complete) – Broadcast of October 27, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic concert this week. Former Music Director of the Chicago Symphony in the early 1950s, now guest conducting the orchestra in the first of 5 concerts...

Johan Wagenaar

Music Of Johan Wagenaar – Paul Hupperts, Utrecht Municipal Orchestra – 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  Johan Wagenaar – The Doge of Venice, Suite – Utrecht Municipal Orchestra – Paul Hupperts, Cond. – 1951 – Radio Nederland – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Johan Wagenaar this week. From the Radio Nederland transcription service, a broadcast performance featuring the Utrecht municipal Orchestra, conducted...

Paul Sacher

Vienna Festival 1959 – Philharmonia Hungarica – Paul Sacher – Yehudi Menuhin – Marilyn Horne – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Vienna Festival 1959 – Philharmonia Hungarica – Paul Sacher, Conductor – Yehudi Menuhin, violin – Marilyn Horne, soprano – June 21, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Something historic this week – Music from the Vienna Festival in 1959, featuring Philharmonia Hungarica led by the legendary Paul Sacher and...

Hein Jordans

Music Of Jurriaan Andriessen – Amsterdam Concertgebouw – Hein Jordans – 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Jurriaan Andriessen: Sinfonietta Concertante – Hein Jordans, cond. Amsterdam Concertgebouw – 1951 – Radio Nederland – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – More music of Dutch composers this week. Jurriaan Andriessen was a contemporary Dutch composer, whose father, Hendrik, brother Louis, and uncle Willem have also been notable composers. Andriessen studied...