In: Orchestral

Tchaikovsky 6th Symphony (Pathétique) – Ferenc Fricsay conducting
May 28, 2018

Today, I decided to move back to orchestral music.  We are going to hear Tchaikovsky’s final symphony, which many consider to…

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Aida – Gina Cigna, Beniamino Gigli, Ebe Stignani, Tancredi Pasero – conductor-Victor De Sabata
March 18, 2018

Aida - Gina Cigna, Beniamino Gigli, Ebe Stignani, Tancredi Pasero - conductor-Victor De Sabata I would like to reiterate the purpose... Read More
Johannes Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem) Op.45
February 23, 2018

Brahms’s German Requiem is really one of those works that you can’t do without.  If you have never heard it before,…

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J.S.Bach Double Violin Concerto in D minor BWV 1043, Yehudi Menuhin and David Oistrakh
February 23, 2018

If any of you remember the movie “Children of a Lesser God” (1986), you might remember that the second movement of…

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Felix Weingartner, Beethoven’s 7th Symphony
February 17, 2018

Felix Weingartner, Beethoven’s 7th Symphony Paul Felix Weingartner, Edler (a title of nobility in Austria) von Münzberg (June 2, 1863 – May…

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Callas et al., Lucia Sextet, live in Berlin, 1955, von Karajan (c)
February 15, 2018

Callas et al., Lucia di Lamermoor Sextet, live in Berlin, 1955, von Karajan (c) Those who know me well know that... Read More
Pearl Fishers Duet – Bizet: Jussi Björling and Robert Merrill
February 14, 2018

Pearl Fishers Duet – Bizet: Jussi Björling and Robert Merrill This duet has been sung by many different people. I have…

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First Recording: Vaughn Williams – Serenade for Music
February 14, 2018

First Recording: Vaughn Williams – Serenade for Music I am just placing a link to the music and a link to…

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Bruckner’s Symphony No. 5 in B-flat – Eugen Jochum conducting the Concertgebouw Orchestra
February 14, 2018

Bruckner’s Symphony No. 5 in B-flat .    https://youtu.be/hG-GpW8Gc7o Why, for my first orchestral selection, am I choosing Bruckner’s Symphony No….

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