Tagged: Leonard Bernstein

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Morton Gould Conducts Morton Gould – 1939 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Americana of the hybrid variety this weekend. It’s hard to pin down exactly what genre Morton Gould could be best associated with. As someone who was considered a gifted American composer of some serious works, Gould was also widely regarded as a “light” composer, bordering on Pop. So his work...

Rudolf Serkin - Seiji Ozawa

Rudolf Serkin With Seiji Ozawa And The Boston Symphony Play Music Of Beethoven And Bernstein – 1980 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Rudof Serkin, Piano – Boston Symphony – Seiji Ozawa, Cond. Sept, 25, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Normally, I don’t post half concerts or portions of concerts for the Mid-Week feature. And I almost didn’t post this one, had it not been for the very special nature of...

Robert Turner - Opening night

Charles Houdret And The CBC Symphony Play Music Of Robert Turner – 1960 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Robert Turner – Opening Night, for Large Orchestra – 1955 – CBC Symphony – Charles Houdret, Cond. (1960) – CBC Transcription Service – Staying in Canada for this week’s comparative rarity. Montreal born Robert Turner (1920-2012), was a prolific composer, as well as radio program producer and teacher. He studied...

Carroll Glenn and Eugene List

Carroll Glenn And Eugene List Play Music Of Leonard Bernstein 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Carroll Glenn/Eugene List – Bernstein: Sonata for Violin and Piano – State Department Transcription Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Carroll Glenn and Eugene List, two names synonymous with discovering seldom played music and recognizing up-and-coming talent. The husband and wife team were both formidable talents on their own....

Dimitri Mitropoulos and The New York Philharmonic

Dimitri Mitropoulos And The N.Y. Philharmonic Play Music Of Prokofiev – 1943 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Dimitri Mitropoulos Piano/Conductor – The New York Philharmonic – Jan. 8, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Something historic this week. A performance by the celebrated New York Philharmonic, guest conducted by Dimitri Mitropoulos as well piano soloist in the Piano Concerto Number 3 by Sergei Prokofiev. Taken from...

Stratford Music Festival - Serge Garant

Music From The 1968 Stratford Music Festival, Canada – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Music from the historic Stratford Music Festival in Ontario Canada this week. This recording from the 1968 festival, is presented by the CBC International service and feature the Stratford Chamber Orchestra in several works, including two World Premiers. Starting with Jeu a Quatre by Serge Garant, with the composer conducting...