Weekend Gramophone

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Morton Gould – Piano Compositions – 1940 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Morton Gould – Plays Original Piano Compositions – Decca Records 78 rpm Set – 195 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Definitely not one of the “unsung, overlooked or under-appreciated” voices in American music this weekend, Morton Gould managed to cross that bridge between Pop, Classical and “easy Listening” in...

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Lilian Kallir Plays Music Of Hugo Kauder – (Circa) 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Hugo Kauder – Piano Sonata Number 2 – Lilian Kallir, Piano – Hugo Kauder Society Vol. 2 (circa 1946) 78 rpm set – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Hugo Kauder this weekend. It occurred to me that, calling this feature the Weekly Gramophone has been a misnomer...

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André Navarra And Henriette Roget Play Music Of Jean-Baptiste Bréval – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Jean-Baptiste Bréval – Sonata In G Major – André Navarra, Cello – Henriette Roget, Piano – ORTF Studios – Paris, circa 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Historic musicians in less-than-familiar Baroque music this weekend. Taking the occasional break from 20th Century composers, or the neglected ones of the...

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Florian Hollard Ensemble Play Music Of Florent Schmitt – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Florent Schmitt – Lied et Scherzo – Florian Hollard Ensemble – 1967 – Paris Studios – ORTF recording – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Florent Schmitt this weekend. Described as “one of the most fascinating of France’s lesser-known classical composers”, Schmitt has witnessed a revival of his...

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Pierre-Michel Leconte And The ORTF Orchestra Play Music Of Pierre Sancan – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Pierre Sancan – Symphony No. 2 For Strings – ORTF Symphony – Pierre-Michel LeConte – Circa 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Pierre Sancan: A name virtually unknown outside his native France, but a major figure in mid-twentieth century music in France who, along with Henri Dutilleux and Olivier...

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Pierre Dervaux And The French National Orchestra Play Music Of Roussel – 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Roussel – Symphony Number 3 – French National Orchestra – Pierre Dervaux, Cond. French Radio Broadcast 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Covering some familiar territory this week. Usually, it’s a case of underrated and overlooked composers or composers whose work has fallen into neglect in recent years. Not...

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Music Of Jean-Paul Holstein With Jean-Claude Peltier And The ORTF Chamber Orchestra With André Girard – 1968 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Jean-Paul Holstein: Concertino For Piano And Strings – Jean-Claude Peltier, Piano – ORTF Chamber Orch. André Girard – ORTF Broadcast – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Contemporary composer Jean-Paul Holstein this weekend. A name probably not familiar to most, but he has over 200 compositions in his...

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Pierre Cochereau With Pol Mule And The ORTF Chamber Orchestra Play Music Of Roger Calmel – 1968 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Roger Calmel – Concerto For Organ, Strings and Percussion – Pierre Cochereau, Organ – ORTF Chamber Orch. Pol Mule, Cond. ORTF Session – December, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Back to France this week for music of a highly prolific, but almost totally unknown composer outside his native...

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Roger Matton: Concerto For Two Pianos And Percussion – 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Roger Matton: Concerto For Two Pianos And Percussion – Jeanne Landry – Josephte Dufresne, Pianos – Jean-Louis Charbonneau – Guy Lachapelle, percussion – Recorded 1955 – CBC Radio Studio session – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Music of Roger Matton again this weekend – his Concerto for two Pianos...

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Yvonne Lefebure Plays Music Of Maurice Emmanuel – 1962 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Maurice Emmanuel – Sonatine Number 6 – Yvonne Lefebure, piano – 100th Birthday concert 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Maurice Emmanuel this weekend. The second piece in a series of pieces performed during the 100th birthday celebrations for Emmanuel held in 1962. This Sonatine Number...