Tagged: rare recordings

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If In Concert – 1972 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: If – Recorded live in concert at The Paris Theater – 1972 An undeservedly obscure band tonight. If got started in 1969. They were considered to be one of the first Jazz-Rock-Progressive groups on the scene. They had 8 albums out, all...

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Ernest Bloch: Concerto Grosso For Piano And Strings – 1931 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio player: Bloch- Concerto Grosso – 1931 A few years ago, when I first put this piece up on Newstalgia, a lot of readers expressed happiness over its inclusion, but weren’t too thrilled about the sound of the recording. Truth was, at the time...

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Oubradous Plays Challan – 1948 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Become a Patron! Another of the lately-less known French composers featured this weekend. Rene Challan is probably better recognized among collectors as the producer of some of the great recording sessions to come out of France in the 1950’s and 1960’s, associated with EMI France (Pathè Marconi). But he was...

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Marcel Mule Plays The Music of Debussy – 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio player: Debussy – Rhapsodie Orientale for Saxophone and Orchestra – 1955 To more familiar territory this week. Still by way of French Radio in the 1950’s. The repertoire is Debussy this time. The Rhapsodie Orientale for Saxophone and Orchestra featuring the legendary saxophonist...

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Gaby Casadesus And The Pascal Quartet Play Robert Casadesus – 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Casadesus – Quintet for Piano And Strings Back to French Radio transcriptions this week with a work by legendary pianist Robert Casadesus, who was not as well known as a composer as he was a musician. His Piano Quintet in D Minor...