Read time: 1 minute

Sunday Gramophone - Franck: Psyche - Concerts Colonne Orchestra - Gabriel Pierne` - 1930

(Gabriel Pierne` - noted composer in his own right) Back to France this time. A recording made for the French Odeon Company in 1930 - one of the fi
Views:

pd2285164_d4e64.jpg

(Gabriel Pierne` - noted composer in his own right)

Back to France this time. A recording made for the French Odeon Company in 1930 - one of the first recorded performances of Cesar Franck's "Psyche", performed by the Concerts Colonne Orchestra conducted by Frank's friend and fellow composer Gabriel Pierne`.

It's always interesting to hear how a composer interprets a colleagues work. Since they were friends, there's an extra validity in a performance like this. Gabriel Pierne was an excellent composer in his own right, as well as a very popular conductor of the late 19th and early 20th century and made quite a few recordings before his death in 1937. Though not as prolific as Franck, he did have a good reputation, particularly in ballet and chamber music and a number of his works are performed today.

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $20 for 2020? Please consider a one time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare, or consider subscribing for an ad-free experience. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage

Discussion

New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team