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  1. Tchaikovsky / Igor Markevitch, London Symphony Orchestra ‎– Manfred

    Today's Cover 2 Cover post continues along the beaten path of the many Tchaikovsky shares we've made here and on our Friday Blog and Podcast throughout 2018.

    According to the Gramophone review of his mid-1960's recordings of the Tchaikovsky symphonies,

    [Igor Markevitch's] passionate Russian temperament on the podium and the LSO in one of its heydays (the 1960s) are good enough reasons for investigating this set. Another is the chance to hear Tchaikovsky's brass with
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  2. RR: 183. Takemitsu: November Steps

    1. Tsuruta, Yokoyama, Ozawa (cond.), Saito Kinen Orchestra (1989)




    2. Tsuruta, Yokoyama, Wakasugi (cond.), Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra (1991)





    Condensed Listing:
    1. Tsuruta, Yokoyama, Ozawa (cond.), Saito Kinen Orchestra (1989)
    2. Tsuruta, Yokoyama, Wakasugi
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  3. RR: 182. Nielsen: Symphony #5, op. 50

    1. Bernstein (cond.), New York Philharmonic Orchestra (1962)




    2. Blomstedt (cond.), San Francisco Symphony Orchestra (1987)




    3. Horenstein (cond.), New Philharmonia Orchestra (1969)

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    Updated Aug-05-2018 at 05:35 by Trout

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  4. Merlin Academy Summer School, Abbotsford, 2018



    We went to this last year, and are planning to go again - practising hard with ten days to go.

    I'm wondering if it is a mistake to do a sequel, though.
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  5. RR: 181. Debussy: Cello Sonata in D minor, L 135

    1. Rostropovich, Britten (1961)




    2. Gendron, Françaix (1964)




    3. Capuçon, Braley (2012)




    4. Isserlis, Devoyon (1989)
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