Tagged: ORTF

French National Orchestra With Eugene Bigot Play Music Of Barraud – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Eugene Bigot was one of the most widely respected and recorded conductors during the 1930s and 1940s. During the era of the 78 rpm record, Bigot was responsible for recording more French repertoire heard all over the world than just about any conductor at the time. Sadly, his recording activities...

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Raymond Trouard Plays Fauré – 1963 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Raymond Trouard – Fauré – Theme And Variations – ORTF, Paris 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Raymond Trouard, a name which may not ring many bells unless you are a serious piano student, and more specifically, a student of French Piano music. Born in 1916, Trouard studied piano...

Andrée Esposito And The Lyric Orchestra Of ORTF Play Music Of Ravel – 1962 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ORTF Radio Session – ORTF Lyric Orchestra, Andrè Girard, cond. – Andrée Esposito, soprano – 1962 Covering familiar ground this weekend with a broadcast recital featuring the famous French Lyric Soprano Andrèe Esposito, accompanied by the Chamber orchestra of the ORTF,...

Pierre Dervaux, Vincent Geminiani And The ORTF Chamber Orchestra Play Music Of Raymond Loucheur – 1963 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Raymond Loucheur – Concerto For Percussion And Orchestra – 1963 – ORTF Radio Session Something special tonight. I haven’t really played much in the way of 1960s contemporary French Orchestra sessions via ORTF. So when I ran across this performance of...

Charles Munch And The French National Orchestra Premier An Honegger Symphony – 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Charles Munch, cond. The French National Orchestra – Honegger: Symphony Number 5 (World Premier) – March 9, 1951 – ORTF – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A few months ago I ran a rehearsal with Charles Munch and The Boston Symphony, preparing...

Manuel Rosenthal And The French National Orchestra Play Music Of Chabrier – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Chabrier: Suite Pastorale – FNO conducted by Manuel Rosenthal – 1952 – ORTF Studio Session Familiar ground this weekend. Manuel Rosenthal is certainly no stranger to collectors, nor is Emanuel Chabrier to Music lovers. Today it’s a performance of his very...

Lily Laskine, Renè Leroy And Roger Aubain Play Music Of Boieldieu – 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Lily Laskine, Renè Leroy and Roger Aubain play music of Francois-Adrien Boielieu – 1951 – ORTF, Paris – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A nod to some lesser luminaries of the 19th century this weekend. The music of Francois-Adrien Boieldieu as play...

Jean Giraudeau In The 1958 Production of Maurice Emmanuel’s Salamine – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Emmanuel – Salamine –  excerpts from Acts 1,2 and 3 – Cast and Chorus conducted by Tony Aubin – ORTF, Paris – March 29, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Excerpts from seldom performed French operas this week. Tonight, it’s the...

Camille Maurane And Nadine Sautereau In Music By Emmanuel – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Maurice Emmanuel – scenes from Amphytrion – Camille Maurane, Baritone – Nadine Sautereau, Soprano – Paris Radio Symphony, conducted by Eugene Bigot – Feb. 13, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection I originally posted just the overture to Maurice Emmanuel’s Amphytrion...

French National Orchestra Play Music Of Maurice Emmanuel – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Maurice Emmanuel – Scenes from Amphitryon – Camille Maurane – French National Orchestra – Eugene Bigot -ORTF  – 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection More rarities from French Radio this weekend. Today, it’s a selection of scenes from Maurice Emmanuel’s 1936...