Weekend Gramophone

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You Live In Los Angeles – It’s 10:30 In The Morning – It’s November 22, 1963 – Your Life Is Going To Change

  November 22, 1963 – KNX-AM/FM Los Angeles – Broadcast of the day – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 22, 1963 – It didn’t start off bad. Thanksgiving was coming up – the air was brisk. You were heading back to class after Nutrition. It was either the L.A....

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Claude Helffer With Pierre-Michel Leconte And The ORTF Symphony Play Music Of Albert Roussel – 1965 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Albert Roussel – Piano Concerto – Claude Helffer, piano – ORTF Symphony – Pierre-Michel LeConte – circa 1965 – ORTF, Paris – A familiar composer, with a noted Pianist playing a difficult concerto. Claude Helffer, celebrated advocate for 20th Century Music has been a very familiar name with concertgoers and...

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Aline Van Barentzen And Pierre Dervaux With The ORTF Symphony Play Music Of Manen – 1965 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Christian Manen – Piano Concerto – Aline van Barentzen w/The ORTF Symphony, Pierre Dervaux, cond. – 1965 – ORTF – The music of Christian Manen this week – a French composer, still very much with us and with a prodigious output of some 180 (and counting) compositions for Orchestra, soloists,...

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Raffi Petrossian Plays The Music Of Pierre Max-Dubois – 1965 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Pierre Max-Dubois – Piano Concerto No. 3 – Raffi Petrossian – ORTF Chamber Orch. Pol Mule, Cond. – 1965 – Pierre Max-Dubois is a name which probably doesn’t ring any bells with a lot people. A student of Darius Milhaud, Max-Dubois adhered to the concept of Les Six (which Milhaud...

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Yvonne Loriod And Serge Baudo Play Music Of Chaynes – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Yvonne Loriod With The ORTF Chamber Orchestra – Conducted by Serge Baudo – Charles Chaynes: Piano Concerto – 1967 World Premier – ORTF, Paris – Yvonne Loriod is probably best known as the interpreter of the music of Olivier Messiaen. She was one of his most dedicated pupils when she...

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Jesus Etcheverry And The ORTF Opera Orchestra Play Music Of César Franck – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

César Franck – Les Eolides – ORTF Opera Orchestra – Jesus Etcheverry, cond. – ORTf – circa 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection- César Franck this weekend – by no means an obscure name, and in fact one of the most popular French composers of the 19th century. Beginning his...

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Ina Marika And Désiré Dondeyne Play Music Of Durey – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Louis Durey – Concertino For Piano and Wind Instruments – Ina Marika, Piano – Paris Wind Ensemble – Désiré Dondeyne – 1956 – ORTF – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Music of Lous Durey this weekend. His Concertino for Piano and Wind ensemble as performed in what is no doubt...

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Pierre Germain And Jean Hubeau Play Music Of Dutilleux – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Henri Dutilleux – 2 songs – Pierre Germain, Tenor – Jean Hubeau, piano – Sceaux Festival, circa 1955 – Paris Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. The music of Henri Dutilleux this weekend. A short one – two songs; Pour une Amie Perdue and Chanson del la Déportée, featuring Pierre...

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The Jean-Claude Ambrosini Trio Play Music Of Lekeu – 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

For Audio Files: Guillaume Lekeu – Trio for Piano, Cello and Violin – French Radio session circa 1958 – ORTF – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Gullaume Lekeu tonight. One of the most promising of the late 19th century composers, whose life was cut short after contracting...

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New London String Ensemble Play Music Of Peter Warlock – 1945 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Peter Warlock: Serenade for Strings – New London String Ensemble – BBC Session – February 14, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Peter Warlock is seldom played these days, but probably more so than it was during his lifetime. Only two of his works were recorded...