Sunday Gramophone

Carl Millöcker

Hermann Weigert And The Berlin State Opera In Music Of Millöcker – 1930 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Carl Millöcker – A veritable one-man Factory of Viennese Operetta in the late 19th century. Karl Millöcker – Der Bettelstudent (abridged) – Soloists, chorus and Orchestra of the Berlin State Opera – Hermann Weigert, cond – Recorded in 1930 – Polydor (export) – Deutsche Grammophon (domestic) – Gordon Skene Sound...

Arthur Honegger

Arthur Honegger – Christmas Cantata – 1954 – Past Daily Gramophone Weekend: Holiday Special

Just in time for Christmas. Again from the French Radio Transcription collection. Here is a 1955 radio broadcast performance of A Christmas Cantata by Arthur Honegger, featuring Baritone Pierre Mollet, Maurice Duruflè, Organ. The Chorus of the ORTF, conducted by Yvonne Gouvernè. The Children’s Choir of the ORTF, conducted by...

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....

Camilla Wicks - in concert -1946

Camilla Wicks With Leopold Stokowski And The L.A. Phil. – Hollywood Bowl – 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone.

Camilla Wicks, violin – Los Angeles Philharmonic -Leopold Stokowski, cond. – 1946 Season – Hollywood Bowl – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the very sad news earlier this week that the legendary violinist Camilla Wicks had died at the age of 92, I found this broadcast of her Hollywood Bowl...

Maurice Martenot and Ones Martenot

Maurice Martenot And The Ondes Martenot Quartet Play Music Of Messiaen – 1954 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Ondes Martenot Quartet – Messiaen – Oraison – Recorded by ORTF, Paris – 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Something unusual this weekend. The Ondes Martenot Quartet, featuring the inventor Maurice Martenot in a piece written by Olivier Messiaen especially for the Ondes Martenot; Oraison – recorded in the...

(Sir) Malcolm Arnold

BBC Concert Orchestra – Vilem Tausky – Malcolm Arnold – 1957 – Weekend Gramophone

BBC Concert Orchestra – Vilem Tausky and Malcolm Arnold, conductors – Michael Krein, Saxophone – 1957 From a weekly series of concerts featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra, a program of works by Malcolm Arnold, Ronald Binge and Sidney Torch with Vilem Tausky and Malcolm Arnold (conducting his own works) and...

Jacques Ibert

The Paris Conservatory Orchestra Play Music Of Jacques Ibert – 1954 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Covering some familiar territory tonight. Familiar composer, but a less familiar work. Jacques Ibert has enjoyed a popularity undiminished with time. Versatile and well regarded during his lifetime, his popularity has only increased since his death 50 years ago. Ibert pursued a successful composing career, writing (sometimes in collaboration with...

William Grant Still

The Hancock Ensemble Play Music Of Griffes, Still, Kellley And Gershwin – 1943 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Theme and Variations – The Hancock Ensemble – Loren Powell, Conductor – April 23, 1943 – KHJ, Los Angeles – Mutual Network – Another program of American music performed during the War years by the Hancock Ensemble, conducted by Loren Powelll and featuring Martin Ruderman, flute. This broadcast is from...

Ingolf Dahl - USC Symphony - 1948

American Contemporary Music Festival – USC – 1948 – Ingolf Dahl Leads The USC Symphony Orchestra – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

American Contemporary Music Festival – USC – May 7, 1948 – USC Symphony – Ingolf Dahl, Conductor – The fifth (and last) program from the 1948 American Contemporary Music Fesival, held at the Bovard Auditorium at USC and broadcast over KHJ and KUSC in Los Angeles on May 7, 1948....

Ruggiero Ricci with Bronislaw Gimpel in concert

Ruggiero Ricci With Bronislaw Gimpel And The American Broadcasting Company Symphony Play Paganini – 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Ruggiero Ricci, violin with the American Broadcasting Company Symphony – conducted by Bronislaw Gimpel – November 2, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – More rarities this week – two legendary violinists sharing the stage – one as conductor and the other as soloist. Ruggiero Rici with The American Broadcasting...