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The National Philharmonic Of Russia Featuring Nikolai Lugansky In Music Of Beethoven And Brahms – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Over to Moscow this week for a concert by The National Philharmonic of Russia, conducted by Vladimir Spivakov and featuring Nikolai Lugansky, Piano. Two works on the program: Beethoven’s Piano Concerto Number 4 and Brahms’ Symphony Number 4. The concert was recorded on October 6th of this year by Orpheus...

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Lily Bienvenu Plays Bienvenu – 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Within the vast heading of The History Of Music, I don’t think there is, or will ever be, a shortage of musicians and composers whose work has gone mostly unnoticed, or at best, largely underrated. Lily Bienvenu is one of those composers. To be fair, she is known for composing...

Edward Burlingame Hill

The Eastman-Rochester Wind Ensemble Play Music Of Edward Burlingame Hill – 1947 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Some recently rediscovered Americana tonight. American composers of the early-to-mid twentieth century, aside from the big names such as Aron Copland, have been largely forgotten over the years. Their style of composition has fallen out of favor in the academic world, and most audiences tend to be more interested in...

Max Roach and Sonny Rollins – Live From Stockholm – 1966 – Past Daily Downbeat

Another historic concert this weekend. This one featuring The Max Roach Quintet, joined by the legendary Sonny Rollins. All recorded on November 10, 1966 in Stockholm by Sveriges Radio. Along with Rollins and Roach are Freddie Hubbard (Trumpet), James Spaulding, (Alto), Ronnie Mathews (Piano) and Jymie Merritt (Bass). Max Roach...

BBC Symphony With Sir Malcolm Sargent And Andor Foldes Play Music Of Shostakovich, Beethoven And Bartok – 1958 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part One: Part Two: Another historic concert this week. This one from 1958, featuring the BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent and featuring the legendary Hungarian pianist Andor Foldes in a program of music by Dmitri Shostakovich, Beethoven and Bartok. Beginning with the first performance outside the Soviet...

George Szell

George Szell And The Cleveland Orchestra Play Music Of Wagner, Barber And Schubert 1965 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1: Part 2: George Szell conducts the Cleveland Orchestra in music of Wagner, Barber and Schubert – In concert at The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, June 24, 1965. A classic concert this week, featuring one of the greatest conductors of the 20th Century; George Szell, leading the orchestra that was...

Hans Pfitzner

Pfitzner Violin Concerto – 1959 Vienna Festival – Edith Peinemann – Bamberg Symphony – Joseph Keilberth – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

1959 Vienna Festival – Pfitzner: Violin Concerto – Edith Peinemann, violin – Bamberg Symphony – Joseph Keilberth, cond – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1959 Vienna Festival this weekend. An excerpt from and a historic performance by The Bamberg Symphony, conducted by Joseph Keilberth and featuring the legendary Edith Peinemann...

Gyorgy Sandor – Piano Recital At WNCN – 1983 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Gyorgy Sandor – Piano Recital At WNCN – 1983 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – Gyorgy Sandor in Recital – WNCN-FM, New York – November 9, 1983 More history this week. The celebrated Hungarian Pianist Gyorgy Sandor in recital at New York station WNCN-FM and was broadcast on November 9 , 1983. Unlike...