Carnegie Hall Archive
New Orleans Public Radio Station Restores Classical to FM Dial – WWNO in New Orlean has begun broadcasting classical music on their new stations Classical 104.9 FM. It therefore becomes the only Golf Coast area between Houston and Tallahassee where music lovers can hear classical music anytime thru the year. New Orleans Public Radio continues […]
TCHAIKOVSKY: The Nutcracker – complete ballet transcribed for piano – Stewart Goodyear – Steinway & Sons
An outstanding transcription for piano of a most beloved ballet score – it’ll have you dancing! PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY: The Nutcracker – complete ballet transcribed for piano – performed by Stewart Goodyear – Steinway & Sons multichannel SACD 30040, 82:21 [10/9/15] *****: Few people are neutral on the subject of Christmas: most either love it […]
MAHLER: Das Lied von der Erde – Kathleen Ferrier, mezzo/ Set Svanholm, tenor/ NY Philharmonic/ Bruno Walter – Pristine Audio
Andrew Rose revives Kathleen Ferrier’s American debut, in her first Bruno Walter-led “Symphony of Songs” by GUSTAV MAHLER. MAHLER: Das Lied von der Erde – Kathleen Ferrier, mezzo-soprano/ Set Svanholm, tenor/ New York Philharmonic/ Bruno Walter – Pristine Audio PACO 137, 58:20 (mono) [avail in var. formats from www.pristineclassical.com] ****: In this, Andrew Rose’s restoration […]
Shehori – The Celebrated New York Concerts, Vol. 9 = Works of BEETHOVEN, LISZT, SCHUBERT, TCHAIKOVSKY, CHOPIN & MOSZKOWSKI – Mordecai Shehori, p. – Cembal d’amour CD
A moment of New York musical history is preserved, in which Shehori pays homage to Vladimir Horowitz. Shehori – The Celebrated New York Concerts, Vol. 9 = BEETHOVEN: 15 Variations and Fugue in E-flat Major, Op. 35 “Eroica”; LISZT: Impromptu in F-sharp Major; Au Bord d’une Source in A-flat Major; Canzone “Nessun maggior dolore” (after […]
Paul Robeson in only his second stereo recording receives a sonic upgrade… Paul Robeson At Carnegie Hall – Vanguard/ PurePleasure PPAN VSD 2035 – stereo vinyl (1958) ***1/2: (Paul Robeson – vocals; Alan Booth – piano accompaniment) Paul Robeson was an iconic figure well ahead of his time, who provided a “threat” to the conservative […]
COPLAND: Symphony No. 3 in E Major; Quiet City; Appalachian Spring Suite – soloists/BSO/ Koussevitzky – Pristine Audio
Superlative, classic readings of Copland scores by his most ardent admirer among conductors, in fine sound. COPLAND: Symphony No. 3 in E Major; Quiet City; Appalachian Spring Suite – Georges Mager, trumpet/ Louis Speyer, Eng. horn/ Lukas Foss, p./ Boston Sym. Orch./ Serge Koussevitzky – Pristine Audio PASC 458, 73:09 [avail. in various formats from […]
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5 in e minor; Romeo and Juliet – Fantasy Ov.; SHULMAN: A Laurentian Ov. – NBC Sym./ Guido Cantelli – Pristine Audio
The talented Guido Cantelli appears in 1952 Carnegie Hall for some rousing Tchaikovsky and a rare Shulman performance. TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5 in e minor, Op. 64; Romeo and Juliet – Fantasy Ov.; SHULMAN: A Laurentian Ov. – NBC Sym./ Guido Cantelli – Pristine Audio PASC 457, 72:08 [avail. in various formats from www.pristineclassical.com] ****: […]
Exploring the human “experience” with Lisa Hilton… Lisa Hilton – Nocturnal – Ruby Slippers 1020, 51:34 (1/22/16) ***1/2: (Lisa Hilton – piano; Antonio Sanchez – drums; J.D. Allen – tenor sax; Terell Stafford – trumpet and Flugelhorn; Gregg August: bass) Lisa Hilton’s new CD explores human emotions that often emerge during late evening personal reflections. […]
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BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 9; R. STRAUSS: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks – Philharmonic Sym. of NY/ Bruno Walter – Pristine
Two rare Bruno Walter documents; the Bruckner derives from a private collector whose example may lead to other treasures.
Music that will put a smile on your face.
A brace of French piano trios, wonderfully played.
Simone can be truly captivating…
A triumph of will and technical audacity, Daniil Trifonov’s Carnegie Hall recital explores the Romantic ethos brilliantly.
“Canciones espanolas” = ENRIQUE GRANADOS: La maja y el ruisenor from Goyescas; Canciones amatorias; MANUEL DE FALLA: Siete canciones populares espanolas; JOAQUÍN TURINA: Tres arias – Danielle Talamantes, sop./ Henry Dehlinger, p. – MSR
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Rudolf Kempe = HAYDN: Symphony No. 55 in E-flat Major; BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major; MOZART: Symphony No. 39 – Nikita Magaloff, p./ Berlin Philharmonic Orch./ Rudolf Kempe – Testament
A previously unreleased concert by Rudolf Kempe from Salzburg proves eminently instructive and rewarding at every turn.
James Levine: The MET Orchestra Live at Carnegie Hall (1991) = Works of WAGNER, BEETHOVEN & SCHUBERT – The MET Orch. – DGG (2 CDs)
James Levine makes “a triumphant return” to the MET after a two-year hiatus, a concert marked by poise and musical security in all principals.
Lucerne Festival – Isaac Stern = TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35; BARTOK: Violin Concerto No. 2, Sz 112 – Isaac Stern, v./ Swiss Festival Orch./ Lorin Maazel (Tchaikovsky)/ Ernest Ansermet – Audite
Previously unreleased performances by Isaac Stern at the Lucerne Festival reveal him as a consummate master of the scores he surveys.
Two more great releases from the nation’s premiere composers’ orchestra.
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