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Emanuel Ax With Erich Leinsdorf And The Pittsburgh Symphony In Concert – 1991 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert.

Emanuel Ax, piano – Erich Leinsdorf, Conductor – Pittsburgh Symphony in concert – January 24, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection More legends this week. Erich Leinsdorf leads the Pittsburgh Symphony in music of Liszt, Stravinsky, Mozart and Offenbach, along with pianist Emanuel Ax in a concert recorded on January...

Morton Gould Conducts Morton Gould – 1939 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Americana of the hybrid variety this weekend. It’s hard to pin down exactly what genre Morton Gould could be best associated with. As someone who was considered a gifted American composer of some serious works, Gould was also widely regarded as a “light” composer, bordering on Pop. So his work...

Gina Bachauer - In Concert - 1966

Gina Bachauer With Vaclav Smetacek And The L.A. Philharmonic In Music Of Kabelec, Beethoven And Dvorak – 1966 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Gina Bachauer, Piano – Los Angeles Philharmonic – Vaclav Smetacek, guest Conductor – January 20, 1966 Another historic concert this week – a performance by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, guest conducted by Vacalv Smetacek and featuring the legendary Gina Bachauer playing Beethoven’s 3rd Piano Concerto. Beginning with Mirrors (Reflections) Nine...

Edward Burlingame Hill

The Eastman-Rochester Wind Ensemble Play Music Of Edward Burlingame Hill – 1947 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Some recently rediscovered Americana tonight. American composers of the early-to-mid twentieth century, aside from the big names such as Aron Copland, have been largely forgotten over the years. Their style of composition has fallen out of favor in the academic world, and most audiences tend to be more interested in...

Wilhelm Kempff - in concert - 1965

Wilhelm Kempff With Zubin Mehta And The L.A.Philharmonic In Music Of Brahms – 1965 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Wilhelm Kempff, Piano – Zubin Mehta, conductor – Los Angeles Philharmonic In Concert – December 5, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Historic, long-lost and not heard before. An all-Brahms concert from December 5, 1965 featuring the Los Angeles Philharmonic led by Zubin Mehta and featuring the legendary Wilhelm...

Sergiu Celibidache - in concert from Lausanne - 1974

Martha Argerich With Sergiu Celibidache And Orchestre National de France In Concert At Lausanne – 1974 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert.

Martha Argerich with Sergiu Celibidache and Orchestra National de France – in concert at The Lausanne Festival – June 6, 1974 – RTS, Lausanne, Switzerland. A historic concert this week. Orchestre National de France led by the legendary Rumanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache and featuring the iconic Martha Argerich in a...

Devy Erlih Plays The Music Of Pierre-Max Dubois – 1957 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

I originally ran this post a few years via my old website, but many readers weren’t happy with the sound quality available at the time. So, as promised, I am running it again with new and improved sound and a new transfer. This is the World Premier performance of the...

Charles Munch And Alexander Tcherepnin With The Boston Symphony In Rehearsal – 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Boston Symphony In Rehearsal – Charles Munch, Conductor – Alexander Tcherepnin, Piano – June 9, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic rehearsal from the weekly series The Boston Symphony in Rehearsal from NBC Radio. Originally broadcast June 9, 1951, this broadcast features the contemporary Russian-American composer Alexander...

Paul Kletzki With Daniel Barenboim And The Los Angeles Philharmonic Play Music Of Brahms – 1965 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

L.A. Phil.- Paul Kletzki, guest Cond. – Daniel Barenboim, piano – Feb. 5, 1965 – Part 1 L.A. Phil.- Paul Kletzki, guest Cond. – Daniel Barenboim, piano – Feb. 5, 1965 – Part 2 Back to something historic this week – an unpublished concert from the 1964-1965 Season of the...

René Amengual

The Music Of René Amengual – NBC Studio Orchestra – 1943 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

René Amengual – Preludio – NBC Studio Orchestra – Joseph Stulpak, cond. June 24, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Chipping in really helps: Become a Patron! Mid-twentieth century music from Chile this week, via composer, pianist and educator René Amengual in a rare performance of his Preludio for Orchestra,...