Weekend Gramophone


Jacque Dupont Plays Jacque Dupont – In Concert 1948 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Jacque-Dupont – Divertissement for Piano And Orch. 1948 Sometimes history can be frustrating. In the case of this recording, it’s a matter of damaged discs coupled with not the best recording at the time. A world premier performance of the Divertissement For...


Andrè Cluytens – At The 1949 Besancon Festival – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link: Schmitt – La Tragèdie de Salomè – PCO – Cluytens – 1949 Besancon Festival Another recording from the 1949 Besancon Festival. This week, a live performance of Florent Schmitt’s La Tragèdie de Salomè featuring the legendary French/Belgian conductor Andrè Cluytens leading the Paris Conservatory Orchestra. Schmitt...


Sir Thomas Beecham And The Royal Philharmonic In Concert – 1947 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link: BBC – Sir Thomas Beecham – 1947 To the heavy, cumbersome, oversized BBC Transcriptions this week for a concert by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra led by the legendary and amiable Sir Thomas Beecham in an all-Mozart program, recorded on April 28, 1947. Starting off with the...