Barbara Haws is a Brooklynite, but she was raised in Nebraska. The proposed TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline would pass through her home state, and she’s not happy about it.
Newstalgia Weekend Gramophone with Roger Sessions Symphony Number 2 played by The New York Philharmonic, conducted by Dimitri Mitropolous in this 1949 recording for Columbia Records.
(Almost that time again) As you know, one of my biggest guilty pleasures is listening to old live concerts - really old ones. A few weeks ago I posted an excerpt of a New York Philharmonic concert from 1960 featuring Fritz Reiner. This time
Sunday Gramophone - Fritz Reiner guest Conducts the New York Philharmonic in the complete performance of Moussorgsky's Pictures At An Exhibition from March 20, 1960
Sunday Gramophone - Purcell: Suite For Strings Arr. Barbirolli - John Barbirolli And The New York Philharmonic - 1937
(Sir John Barbirolli - taking over the reins from Toscanini in 1937) From 1937-1943 Sir John Barbirolli took over as Conductor of the New York Phil
(Otto Klemperer - 1935 - when giants roamed the podium. And yes, he was 6 foot 5") Otto Klemperer went through a period of virtual obscurity in his
(Mussorgsky: Baba-Yaga and The Great Gate of Kiev from "Pictures At An Exhibition" - Broadcast of March 20, 1960) Okay, I confess . . I'm addicted