Newstalgia Weekend Gramophone - Andrè Cluytens - Paris Conservatory Orchestra - 1949 Besancon Festival.
Newstalgia Weekend Gramophone featuring The Paris Conservatory Orchestra, conducted by Andrè Cluytens in a performance of Dukas: La Peri - as performed at the 1949 Besancon Music Festival.
(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
Weekend Gramophone with recent Paris Conservatory Prize Winner for 1953 21-year old Roger Boutry playing one of his compositions in this broadcast from 1953, Four Humouristic Dances.
Sunday Gramophone - Legendary Belgian Conductor Andre Cluytens conducts the Paris Conservatory Orchestra in a 1947 recording for French Columbia of George Gershwin's American In Paris.
Sunday Gramophone - Lalo Cello Concerto - Andre Navarra With Paris Conservatory, Andre Cluytens - 1949
Sunday Gramophone - Lalo: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra - 1949 radio recording featuring Andre Navarra, Cello and The Paris Conservatory conducted by Andre Cluytens.
Sunday Gramophone - Debussy - Jeux - The French National Orchestra, Conducted By Andre Cluytens - 1949
(Andre Cluytens - one of the true luminaries of French music . . .who happened to be Belgian) [media id=17117] A tiny cheat today. This recording
Sunday Gramophone - Liszt: Les Preludes - Paris Conservatory Orchestra, Conducted By Edouard Lindenberg - 1950
(Franz Liszt: Representing the pinnacle of Romanticism in the 19th Century) Some familiar territory in a somewhat historic context. Liszt's stalwar
Sunday Gramophone - Faure: Ballade - Marguerite Long 1931 - Mozart: Il Seraglio Overture - Volkmar Andrae 1930
(Marguerite Long - Grande Dame of the keyboard and controversy to match) Two short works tonight. First up is the 1931 recording for French Columbi
(Hermann Abendroth - something of cult figure in recent years) Recordings of European orchestras during wartime have always been high on the list o
Sunday Gramophone - Stravinsky: Persephone - Nicolai Gedda - Paris Conservatory - Andre Cluytens - 1955
(Igor Stravinsky - Well. . . there was that little fracas in Boston) Not performed all that much, but no less an important work in the Stravinsky o
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