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Classical Music

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Carl Schuricht And The Stuttgart Radio Symphony – 1954 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Carl Schuricht and The Stuttgart Radio Symphony – 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Classical music enthusiasts and record collectors know the name of Carl Schuricht. He was one of that group of conductors who believed in a certain style of interpretation; one that was actively practiced during the 19th...

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Jean-Pierre Wallez And Catherine Silie Play Music Of Franck – 1963 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Cesar Franck – Sonata for Violin and Piano – Jean-Pierre Wallez, Violin – Catherine Silie, Piano – ORTF Broadcast 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Familiar works performed by prominent French artists on their way up. In this broadcast recital, the artists in question are Jean-Pierre Wallez and pianist...

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Yevgeny Svetlanov And The USSR Symphony – Prague Festival 1977 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

USSR Symphony – Yevgeny Svetlanov, Conductor – 1977 Prague Spring Festival – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic concert this week; The USSR Symphony conducted by Yevgeny Svetlanov and recorded during the Prague Spring Festival 1977. Three works are featured – opening with Symphony Number 1 (Classical) by Prokofiev,...

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Jacques Ibert Conducts Jacques Ibert – Donogoo – 1930 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Jacques Ibert – Donogoo – Ensemble with Jean Doyen, Piano – Recorded October 26, 1930 – Artiphone Records, France – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Something slightly different tonight. Since these posts go under the heading of Weekend Gramophone, it occurred to me that none of the posts I’ve done...

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Heinz Holliger With Edo De Waart And The San Francisco Symphony – Music Of Bach, Maderna And Bruckner – 1982 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Heinz Holliger with Edo de Waart and The San Francisco Symphony – August 21, 1982 (broadcast date) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic concert this week. The San Francisco Symphony, conducted by then-Music Director Edo De Waart and featuring the legendary oboist Heinz Holliger in a concert of...

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Jaime Laredo With Sixten Ehrling And The L.A. Philharmonic – 1965 – Symphonies Under The Stars – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Jaime Laredo, Violin with The Los Angeles Philharmonic – Sixten Ehrling, Guest Conductor -July 27, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another rare and historic concert this week. From the 1965 Hollywood Bowl season, a concert with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, guest conducted by the great Swedish conductor Sixten...

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Charles Houdret And The CBC Symphony Play Music Of Robert Turner – 1960 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Robert Turner – Opening Night, for Large Orchestra – 1955 – CBC Symphony – Charles Houdret, Cond. (1960) – CBC Transcription Service – Staying in Canada for this week’s comparative rarity. Montreal born Robert Turner (1920-2012), was a prolific composer, as well as radio program producer and teacher. He studied...

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Radu Lupu With Wolfgang Sawallisch And The NHK Symphony Play Music Of Brahms – 1994 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

  Radu Lupu, Piano – NHK Symphony, conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch – November 4, 1994 – NHK-Radio, Tokyo – Another classic concert this week. From Tokyo, the legendary NHK Symphony, guest conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch and featuring the great Romanian pianist Radu Lupu in an all-Brahms program, broadcast on November...