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TCHAIKOVSKY: “Pathetique” Symphony; Francesca da Rimini – Boston Symphony Orchestra/ Serge Koussevitzky – Pristine Audio 

TCHAIKOVSKY: “Pathetique” Symphony; Francesca da Rimini – Boston Symphony Orchestra/ Serge Koussevitzky – Pristine Audio 

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 “Pathetique”; Francesca da Rimini, Op. 32 – Boston Symphony Orchestra/ Serge Koussevitzky – Pristine Audio PASC 550, 72:16 [www.pristineclassical.com] ****: If memory serves, Serge Koussevitzky (1874-1951) made only one commercial recording of the Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 in B minor (1930), on shellac discs (RCA M […]

The Music Treasury for 17 February 2019

The Music Treasury for 17 February 2019

This week, The Music Treasury will spotlight the extraordinary career of Hungarian violinist Tibor Varga.  His multi-faceted career includes: a concertizing soloist; a strong champion of 20th century works by Bartok, Berg, Webern, Schoenberg; founding of a music school of distinction, with a long list of stellar graduates; formation of orchestral ensembles, festivals, and violin competitions; […]