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  1. RR: 118. Prokofiev: Symphony #5 in B-flat, op. 100

    1. Karajan (cond.), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (1968)

    2. Szell (cond.), Cleveland Orchestra (1959)

    3. Levine (cond.), Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1992)

  2. RR: 117. Bach: Cello Suites, BWV 1007-1012

    1. Fournier (1960)

    2. Casals (1939)

    3. Starker (1961)

    4. Bylsma (1992)

  3. Current Listening Vol III

    by , Mar-25-2016 at 14:16 (I was cured, all right!)
    Quote Originally Posted by eljr View Post

    Nikolai Korniev / St. Petersburg Chamber Choir
    Evening Star: The Rachmaninov Vespers [1993 Recording]
    Classical Music
  4. Schubert, Klemperer, Philharmonia Orchestra ‎– Symphony No. 5 & 8

    This week, I am planning a pair of posts featuring the pairing of Otto Klemperer and the Philharmonia Orchestra. Today’s Tuesday Blog is one of our Vinyl’s Revenge segments, highlighting a favoutite recording from my old vinyl collection.

    The Orchestra

    It is commonly thought that the Philharmonia Orchestra was primarily formed for recording purposes by Walter Legge, a recording producer for EMI - but that was not Legge's intention. He had been Sir Thomas Beecham's ...
  5. Spur-of-the-moment blog! On this day March 21

    While people celebrate Bach's 331st birthday, today also marks the 80th anniversary of Glazunov's death. He died in Paris in 1936 in exile, but not alone. There by him were his wife and adopted daughter, and Russian friends who also lived in exile with him. He had a very honorable funeral in Paris where all his contemporary friends came, Russians and non-Russians. The column stone that resides on his grave today is ...

    Updated Mar-21-2016 at 20:30 by Huilunsoittaja

    Classical Music , Composers , Personal