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Accords Guitar Trio With Ana Vidovic Play Music Of Bach, Sor, Takemitsu – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Part 1: Click on the link here for Audio Player – Part 2:  Over to Brussels this week for a concert by The Accords Guitar Trio and featuring Croatian Guitar virtuoso Ana Vidovic. The concert was recorded by...

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Ninon Vallin – Paris Radio Recital 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Something rather short and rare tonight. From a broadcast recital from Paris Radio (ORTF) given by the legendary French Soprano Ninon Vallin in 1952 are two songs (sorry): Debussy: Les Cloches and Faurè: Soir. According to the notes, this recital...

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Hilary Hahn With Jiri Belohlavek And Orquesta Nacional de España Play Vorisek, Vieuxtemps And Tchaikovsky – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Part 1: Click on the link here for Audio Player- Part 2:  Over to Madrid this week for a live as-it-happened concert featuring Orquesta Nacional de España, guest-conducted by Jiri Belhlavek and featuring American violin virtuoso Hilary Hahn...

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Segovia And Volcker Leave The Scene, But for Entirely Different Reasons – June 3, 1987

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for this day in June, 1987 was word of the passing of the legendary Andrès Segovia, whose masterful poetry of the guitar influenced entire generations of guitarists and lovers of  music throughout the world, was stilled at the age...

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Jane Evrard And The Women’s String Orchestra Of Paris Play Roussel – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Not the world premier recording (that happened in 1934 and that performance may not exist), but instead the performance by the dedicatee, who conducted the same orchestra as the premier. Only this one is from around 1956. Jane Evrard and...

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Andrey Baranov And Inga Dzektser Play Music Of Prokofiev, Ysaye, Franck And Saint-Saens – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Over to Brussels this week for a recital by the recent (2012) Queen Elizabeth Violin Competition winner Andrey Baranov from Russia. Accompanying him is Inga Dzektser in a program of music by Prokofiev, Ysaye, Franck and Saint-Saens. Baranov has gotten...

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Henri Dutilleux (1916-2013) – Symphony Number 1 – World Premier 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Even at the ripe old age of 97, the passing earlier this week of French Contemporary composer  Henri Dutilleux was sad news. One of the leading Contemporary Composers of the late 20th Century, Dutilleux was a rugged individualist, refusing to...

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New Russian Quartet Play Music Of Brahms – Live From Moscow – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Over to the Moscow Conservatory Auditorium for a concert by The Russian Quartet along with Alexei Volodin in music of Brahms. It was recorded on May 6th by the venerable Radio Orpheus in Moscow. Since we’re getting ready for the...

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The Marcel Mule Saxophone Quartet Play Music Of Jeanine Rueff – 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Back to Paris this week for another installment of French radio performances of the 1950s. This time it’s the music of Jeanine Rueff, who is probably best known as a music educator, with one of her star pupils being Jean-Michel...

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Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino With Evgeni Bozhanov Play Music Of Debussy, Ravel, Rachmaninov, Chopin And Strauss – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Over to Italy this week for a concert by Orchestra di Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, guest conducted by Juraj Valcuha and featuring Evgeni Bozhanov in the Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and the Opus 42 Waltz by Chopin for...