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A West Coast Stravinsky Premier – 1948 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Igor Stravinsky – The Soldiers Tale (L’histoire du Soldat) – Ojai Festival Ensemble – 1948 – KNX – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Igor Stravinsky’s L’histoire du Soldat had its premier in September of 1918, conducted by Ernest Ansermet. Since that time, its had a series of premiers throughout the...

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Bernardino Molinari Conducts The Orchestra Of The Santa Cecilia, Rome In Music Of Debussy – 1947 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Debussy – Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune – Orchestra of The Santa Cecilia Academy, Rome – Bernardino Molinari, cond. – circa 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Taking a detour to some rarely heard performances of the 78 era by artists who don’t figure prominently on the historic radar....

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Andrew Dawes And Bela Siki Play Music Of Murray Adaskin – 1964 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Andrew Dawes, violin – Bela Siki, piano – Adaskin: Canzona and Rondo – in concert at 1964 Jeunesses Musicales du Canada – CBC Radio Canada – The music of Canadian composer Murray Adaskin this week, featuring violinist Andrew Dawes and pianist Bela Siki in Adaskin’s Canzona and Rondo, recorded in...

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Carroll Glenn, Violin With The National Association Of American Composers And Conductors Orchestra – Music Of Harold Morris – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Carroll Glenn, violin – National Association Of American Composers And Conductors Orchestra – Thomas Sherman, conductor – April 9, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Back to concerts this week. A broadcast from the annual gathering of the National Association of American Composers and Conductors, featuring a complete performance...

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Music Of Miklos Rozsa – La Jolla Musical Arts Festival Orchestra – Nikolai Sokoloff, Cond – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Miklos Rozsa – Serenade For Orchestra – La Jolla Musical Arts Festival Orchestra, Nikolai Sokoloff, cond – Concert Hall Society Records – Lp #G-4 Music of Miklos Rozsa this weekend. Universally known as one of the key film composers during the “Golden Age of Hollywood”, his soundtracks have been considered...

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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...