Tagged: American Classical Music

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Christoph Eschenbach And The Pittsburgh Symphony Play Music Of Mozart And Bruckner – 1982 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Christoph Eschenbach, Piano – Guest Conductor – Pittsburgh Symphony – October 29, 1982 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic concert this week. Christoph Eschenbach, in the dual role of Pianist and Conductor, leads the Pittsburgh Symphony in this 1982 concert. Starting off with a performance of the Mozart...

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BBC Northern Symphony Play A World Premier By Havergal Brian – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Havergal Brian: Symphony Number 4 “Das Siegeslied” – Solosists and The BBC Northern Symphony – Maurice Handford, Cond. Premier Performance – July 3, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The name Havergal Brian may not ring a lot of bells these days. But during his lifetime (1876-1972) he was...

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The Eastman Symphony Play Music Of Peter Mennin – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Eastman Symphony – Howard Hanson, Cond. – Peter Mennin: Symphony Nr. 3 – May 14, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Back over to Rochester, New York this week for another concert by The Eastman School Symphony, led by Howard Hanson...

Howard Hanson Plays The Music Of Lyndol Mitchell – 1950 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone 1

Howard Hanson Plays The Music Of Lyndol Mitchell – 1950 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Howard Hanson and The Eastman School Orchestra – Pioneers Of Music – May 27, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection More Americana, by way of The Eastman School of Music, and the orchestra conducted by founder, champion and cheering section Howard...

Howard Hanson And The Eastman School Symphony Play Music Of Mennini – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone 0

Howard Hanson And The Eastman School Symphony Play Music Of Mennini – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Louis Mennini – Arioso – Howard Hanson, cond. Eastman School Symphony – February 9, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection More Americana tonight, by way of Louis Mennini, an American composer (1920-2000) and educator who was Professor at the Eastman School...

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John Alden Carpenter – Radio Premier – 1944 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – John Alden Carpenter – Tango from Dance Suite – NBC Orchestra cond. by Henri Nosco – July 6, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Some Americana tonight – actually North Americana approximating South Americana by a popular composer of the 1930s...

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NBC Radio Orchestra Plays Music Of George Whitefield Chadwick – 1945 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player: George W. Chadwick – A Vagrom Ballad – NBC Studio Orchestra – Henri Nosco – June 28, 1945  – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Before the likes of Aron Copland, Roy Harris and many other composers of the “modern period” of American Classical...

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Music Of Hartley, Pursell And Nelson – America’s Composers 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Become a Patron! Continuing this week with American Composers of the 1950’s. This broadcast, part of the America’s Composers series features the Eastman School Student Symphony conducted by Howard Hanson in music by Student composers, studying at the school at the time of this broadcast on March 16, 1953. In...

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Roy Harris Conducts Roy Harris – 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

1.Fantasy – American Broadcasting Co. Symphony – Roy Harris, cond. 2. Folk Rhythms Of Today – American Broadcasting Co. Symphony – Roy Harris, Cond. I posted both of these pieces a few years ago via my now-defunct Newstalgia site. Since I have realize there is a whole new audience here,...

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Pastdaily Weekend Gramophone – Douglas Moore: Farm Journal – 1945.

Since we’re rolling into the Fourth of July shortly, I thought I’d toss on some mid-century Americana tonight, by way of the State Department Transcription Service. Douglas Moore, who is probably best known for “The Devil and Daniel Webster” is one of those quintessentially American composers whose subject matter and...