View RSS Feed

All Blog Entries

  1. RR: 107. Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

    1. Barbirolli (cond.), City of London Sinfonia (1962)




    2. A. Davis (cond.), BBC Symphony Orchestra (1990)




    3. Marriner (cond.), Academy of St. Martin in the Fields (1972)

    1 Likes
    Likes Blancrocher liked this post
    ...
    Categories
    Uncategorized
  2. The Power of Performance: Impressions on Stephen Coombs' Glazunov Project, Part I

    Stephen Coombs is the only person on the planet to have learned the near entirety of Glazunov's piano music, and also to have recorded it. There are a number of complete solo music compilations out there, most notably by Duane Hulbert and Tatiana Franova, but neither of those pianists have also done the 2 Piano Concertos whereas Coombs has, all for the Hyperion label. If there was a pianist who monopolized on a single composer, Coombs would be it for Glazunov. His discography:

    2 Likes
    Likes Mahlerian, Orfeo liked this post
    ...

    Updated Dec-27-2015 at 05:23 by Huilunsoittaja

    Categories
    Classical Music , Composers , Musical Instruments , Musicians , Recorded Music
  3. RR: 106. Brahms: Violin Concerto in D, op. 77

    1. Heifetz, Reiner (cond.), Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1955)




    2. Oistrakh, Klemperer (cond.), French National Radio Orchestra (1958)




    3. Oistrakh, Szell (cond.), Cleveland Orchestra (1969)

    0 Likes
    ...
    Categories
    Uncategorized
  4. RR: 105. Strauss, R.: Eine Alpensinfonie, op. 64

    1. Kempe (cond.), Staatskapelle Dresden (1971)




    2. Karajan (cond.), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (1980)




    3. Blomstedt (cond.), San Francisco Symphony Orchestra (1988)


    1 Likes
    Likes Blancrocher liked this post
    ...
    Categories
    Uncategorized
  5. RR: 104. Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine 1610

    1. Gardiner (cond.), Monoyios, Pennicchi, Chance, Tucker, Robson, Naglia, Terfel, Miles, His Majestey's Sagbutts and Cornetts, English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir, London Oratory Junior Choir (1989)




    2. Parrott (cond.), Kirkby, Rogers, Bonner, Tubb, van Evera, Covey-Crump, Daniels, Dudley et al., Taverner Consort, Choir & Players (1984)

    1 Likes
    Likes Blancrocher liked this post
    ...
    Categories
    Uncategorized