Weekend Gramophone

Kurt Weil - Down in the Valley

Kurt Weil: Down in The Valley – Original TV Cast – 1950 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Kurt Weil – Down In The Valley – Original NBC-TV Cast – 1950 – RCA-Victor album LM-16 – Become a Patron! A 29 minute dose of 20th century American Folk-Drama as envisioned by a razor-sharp German Expressionist. Kurt Weil, who gained world-wide recognition with Three-Penny Opera produced a very healthy...

Julius Baker

Julius Baker – Music Of Charles Tomlinson Griffes – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Charles Tomlinson Griffes – Poem For Flute And Orchestra – Julius Baker, Flute – Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Daniel Saidenberg – Decca (U.S.) – DL-4013. Become a Patron! Music of Charles Tomlinson Griffes this weekend, as performed by the legendary American Flautist Julius Baker, accompanied by Daniel Saidenberg leading an...

Yella Pessl - Harpsichord

Yella Pessl Plays Music Of Alexander Reinagle – 1945 – Past Daily Sunday Gramophone

The music of American composer Alexander Reinagle performed by the legendary Austrian Harpsichordist Yela Pessl from this radio broadcast, Music Of The New World from January 1945. The Austrian-born American harpsichordist, pianist and organist, Yella Pesssl (real name: Gabriella Pessl Sobotka), studied at the State Academy of Music in Vienna....

Frank Pelleg plays de Falla

Frank Pelleg Plays Music Of De Falla – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Manuel de Falla – Fantasia Baetica- Frank Pelleg, Piano – 1953 -Concert Hall Society release #G-16 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron and enjoy freebies: Become a Patron! Maybe not so rare or underrated, the music of Manuel de Falla, although not a staple in the concert...

Hungarian String Quartet

The Hungarian Quartet Play Music Of Kodaly – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Patrons can get this for free: Become a Patron! The Hungarian String Quartet, one of the great performing ensembles throughout the 1930s through to the 1970s when the group disbanded, in 1972. The Quartet was originally brought together with Sándor Végh (a pupil of Jenő Hubay and Zoltán Kodály at...

Marcello Boasso aka: Principe Kalender

Marcello Boasso A.K.A. Principe Kalender Plays The Music Of Principe Kalendar – 1947 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Principe Kalender Plays Principe Kalender -1. La Muerte del Rusiñor 2. El Cisne y La Rosa 3. El Prodigio de las Campanasde Simbirsk 4. Impromptu en Mi Menor – Odeon Records, Argentina – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Patrons/subscribers can download for free (hint,hint): Become a Patron! A rarity as...

Henri Barraud - Sonatine For Violin and Piano

Music Of Henri Barraud – Angel Reyes And Jacques de Menasce – 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Henri Barraud – Sonatine for Violin and Piano – Angel Reyes, Violin – Jacques de Menasce, Piano – Concert Hall Society E-17 (circa 1951-1952) – Subscribers can get this download: Become a Patron! The music of Henri Barraud this weekend, in this commercial release from Concert Hall Records, recorded somewhere...

Joaquin Turina - String Trio Number 2

The Halifax Trio Play Music Of Joaquin Turina – 1962 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Joaquin Turina – Piano Trio Number 2 op. 76 – The Halifax Trio – circa 1962 – CBC radio performance – Music of Joaquin Turina this week. His Second Piano Trio played in this broadcast recording by the Halifax Trio of Canada (the same ones who did the Violet Archer...

Maurice Miles - Music Of Humphries - 1945

Maurice Miles And The New London String Ensemble Play Music Of John Humphries – 1945 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Maurice Miles – New London String Ensemble: John Humphries, Concerto – Recorded February 16, 1945 – BBC Transcription Service – Become a Patron! Maurice Miles leading the New London String Ensemble in a performance of John Humphries’ Concerto, recorded at the BBC on February 16, 1945 and issued as part...

Frederick Jacobi - Concertino For Piano And Orch.

Music Of Frederick Jacobi – Irene Jacobi And The Belgian National Orchestra, Franz André – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Frederick Jacobi – Concertino For Piano And Orchestra – Irene Jacobi, Piano – Belgian Radio Orchestra, Franz André – SPA Records #7 – circa 1953 – Frederick Jacobi tonight. Most likely the premier recording of his Concertino for Piano And Orchestra composed in 1946, premiered shortly after – and this...