Sunday Gramophone - Beethoven: Serenade Op. 8 - Paul Hindemith - Szymon Goldberg - Emanuel Fuermann - 1934
(Paul Hindemith - A composers take on Beethoven) Some of my favorite records are ones where the composer is performer, not necessarily of his own work, but of others. Many times it's a fascinating experience and a different take on what
(Yella Pessl - Bach would owe her a debt of gratitude if he could) The first of what I hope will be a weekly series of historic commercial recordings, mostly all classical and all from the vault. I'm starting off the series with the sadly
Jean Doyen - impeccable interpreter of French composers and even a few naturalized ones. Another set of recordings from the French Radio Transcription Service. This one from a public performance recorded in 1950 featuring the great Jean Doyen,
Sunday Gramophone with the music of Artur Honegger. His Concertino and the first radio performance the piece with the Symphony Orchestra of The French Radio conducted by Pierre Michel LeConte and Eliane Richepin, piano. Recorded in 1949.
Sunday Gramophone with another installment of discs from French Radio. This time it's music of Louis Aubert as performed by Mezzo-Soprano Irma Kolassi with the Orchestra of The French Radio conducted by Pierre-Michel LeConte in 1950.
Sunday Gramophone with the Eastman-Rochester Music School orchestra playing the music of Student composers.
Sunday Gramophone - Jean Giardino conducts the French National Orchestra in a radio performance of Marcel Delannoy's ballet Cendrillon - recorded circa 1952.
Sunday Gramophone - from the French Radio Transcription Service, a performance recorded at the 1952 Strasbourg Music Festival of the Strasbourg Radio Symphony Conducted by Louis Martin in a rarely performed performance of Albert Roussel's Rhapsodie Flamande, op.56
Sunday Gramophone with a broadcast performance by the Royal Philharmonic led by Sir Thomas Beecham and featuring Betty Humby Beecham, piano solo. All Mozart from The BBC, April 28, 1947.
Sunday Gramophone with the Quatuor Marcel Mule playing the music of Jeanine Rueff.
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