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Germaine Smadja And Henry Swoboda Play Music Of Norman Dello Joio – 1950 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Norman Dello Joio – Ricercari For Piano And Orchestra – Germaine Smadja, piano – Henry Swoboda and The “Concert Hall Symphony” – Concert Hall Society Release D-6 – 1950. Continuing our break from broadcasts and staying with small American labels featuring noteworthy American composers, once again Concert Hall Society and...

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Sten Frykberg With The Swedish Radio Symphony Play Music Of Wilhelm Peterson-Berger – 1948 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Wilhelm Peterson-Berger: Soros Flowers (arr. Orch.) – Swedish Radio Symphony – Sten Frykberg, cond. – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Over to Sweden this week for some radio performances of less-known works from Sweden with the Swedish Radio Symphony conducted by Sten Frykberg in this 1948 radio broadcast via Sveriges...

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Howard Hanson With Jacques Gordon And The Eastman-Rochester Symphony – Festival Of American Music – 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Howard Hanson and The Eastman-Rochester Symphony w/Jacques Gordon, Violin – Festival Of American Music – 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Howard Hanson leads the Eastman-Rochester Symphony with Jacques Gordon as violin soloist in the broadcast portion of the final concert from the 1946 Festival Of American Music. Beginning...

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Music Of Hamilton Harty – Jean Martinon Conducts The Radio Eireann Symphony – 1948 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Hamilton Harty – With The Wild Geese – Jean Martinon conducts The Radio Eireann Symphony – 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Music of Sir Hamilton Harty for this St. Patrick’s Day. The multi-talented Irish Composer/Conductor/Accompanist is probably better known for his milestone 1930s recordings of works by Berlioz...

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Music Of Kent Kennan – Howard Hanson And The Eastman-Rochester Symphony – 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Kent Kennan – Night Soliloquy – Howard Hanson and The Eastman-Rochester Symphony – RCA Victor Set – M-608 Music of Kent Kennan this weekend. As promised, a continuation of music from the RCA Victor set American Music For Orchestra (M-608) from 1938. This piece begins the set and is on...

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Music Of George W. Chadwick – Howard Hanson And The Eastman-Rochester Symphony – 1939 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

George W. Chadwick – Jubilee – Howard Hanson, Eastman-Rochester Symphony – From Victor Set M-608 – 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – George W. Chadwick this weekend. Continuing with more selections from the landmark American Music For Orchestra set of 78 rpm discs (M-608) for RCA-Victor, featuring The Eastman-Rochester...

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Music Of John Knowles Paine – Howard Hanson – Eastman-Rochester Orchestra – 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

John Knowles Paine – Overture to Oedipus Tyrannus – Eastman-Rochester Symphony conducted by Howard Hanson – from the album American Music For Orchestra – RCA Victor -M-608 – Recorded circa 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Taking a small side-step from our usual broadcasts this Sunday, this one comes...

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Charles Munch And The Boston Symphony Rehearse Music Of Roussel And Debussy – 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Charles Munch Conducts The Boston Symphony In Rehearsal – October 28, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Charles Munch rehearsing the BSO in another one of the weekly broadcasts NBC radio did in the late 1940s and early 1950s with this orchestra. Narrated by veteran broadcaster Ben Grauer, this...

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André Cluytens With The Paris Conservatoire Orchestra Play Music Of Florent Schmitt At The 1949 Besançon Festival – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Florent Schmitt: La tragédie de Salome – Paris Conservatoire Orchestra – 1949 Besançon Festival – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Florent Schmitt this weekend. From the 1949 Besançon Festival and recorded by the ORTF in Paris, a performance of La Tragédie de Salome conducted by the legendary...