Alfred Deller and the Deller Consort recorded 4 Christmas theme albums for the Bach Guild / Vanguard in the 50’s and 60’s: …
Here is another oldie, but being my first Medieval Christmas album, it has always been my favorite. They do get a bit …
Joel Cohen and the Boston Camerata recorded this Christmas LP in 1975. A great mixture of ancient texts and melodies. From the …
It’s that time of year when Christmas Music floats thru the air. Check out all of my recommendations at goodstonechristmas.com.
Toscanini: NBC Broadcast November 22nd 1947 – Music of the 18th Century
String Symphonies of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Debussy: Suite from “Pelléas and Mélisande” (Arr. Erich Leinsdorf)
Along with the previously recommended Antal Dorati Respighi recordings, here are some of my favorite alternatives.
Related to the last post we have Dorati again performing Respighi’s Works: ‘The Fountains of Rome’ , ‘The Pines of Rome’ , ‘Brazillian Windows’ and ‘The Birds’.
Respighi is best known for his Rome suites: ‘Pines of Rome’, ‘Fountains of Rome’, ‘Roman Festivals’, etc, but there are also some …
Spotify playlist of the basic works of Berlioz. Included in the playlist are the following works: Symphonie Fantastique – Mehta / NY …
Lily Pons – Kostelanetz Concert / With Andre Kostelanetz
Ted Libbey and others have compiled 50 classical works over at the NPR site.
American Songs – Helen Traubel / Charles O’Connell
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Vox has released the Leonard Slatkin / St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s Rachmaninov symphony recordings in a 99 cent download set. Included are …
Beethoven: Moonlight and Pathetique Sonatas
Rogers & Hammerstein: South Pacific
The Smiling Bach
Prokofiev: Classical Symphony / Lt. Kije Suite / Love for Three Oranges Suite
Schubert: Symphony 4
Chopin: 24 Preludes – Brailowsky
Handel: Water Music and Royal Fireworks Suites [arranged by Harty]
Handel: Four Concertos with Oboe and String Orchestra
Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 ‘New World’
There have been a flood of historical box sets released over the past few years, featuring recordings from the 1930’s on from …
Tchaikovsky Symphony 5
Isao Tomita’s ‘Planets’ from 1976 takes Holst’s symphonic work and puts it into the electronic realm. Most of Tomita’s albums have …
I have been exploring some interesting works lately, among them some excellent violin sonatas. Surprisingly, there are a few works that I …