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  1. Wolfgang Schneiderhan (1915 –2002)

    In past Once Upon the Internet posts, I have shared parts of recordings featuring first chairs of the Vienna Philharmonic such as Walter Barylli and, more recently, Leopold Wlach. Today, I add a third post featuring a longtime member of the famed orchestra, violoinust Wolfgang Schneiderhan.


    Schneiderhan was born in Vienna where he primarily studied under Julius
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  2. Michael Crawford, the Singer

    In which I discuss Crawford's talents as a singer and interpreter, with focus on his most famous musical role.


    The Voice

    The Phantom of the Opera is the name of the character Michael Crawford created in both the London and Broadway productions of Andrew Lloyd Webber's beloved musical. The music the Phantom sings is challenging, but Crawford’s voice could only seem operatic to someone unused to opera singers. In fact, his voice is very much a “Broadway”
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    Updated Jan-14-2018 at 06:14 by Bellinilover

    Tags: broadway, pop, tenors
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    Classical Music , Non-Classical Music , Singers , Recorded Music
  3. RR: 130. Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli

    1. Phillips (cond.), Tallis Scholars (1980)




    2. Phillips (cond.), Tallis Scholars (1994, live in Rome)




    3. Summerly (cond.), Oxford Camerata (1994)

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    Updated Jul-06-2019 at 04:43 by Trout

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  4. RR: 129. Mozart: Piano Concerto #21 in C, K. 467

    1. Gulda, Abbado (cond.), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (1960)




    2. Casadesus, Szell (cond.), Cleveland Orchestra (1962)




    3. Anda (piano & cond.), Camerata Academica des Salzburger Mozarteums (1978)

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    Updated Jun-20-2018 at 00:48 by Trout

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  5. RR: 128. Bach: Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582

    1. Biggs (1960)




    2. Walcha (1962)




    3. Hurford (1978)




    4. K. Richter (1978)

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    Updated Jun-20-2018 at 00:48 by Trout

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