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Free Music May: Russian Easter Overture

Free Music May: Russian Easter Overture

  Rimsky -Korsakov:Russian Easter Overture by Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orch. circa 1950. This is the back side scan of the ML 2035 LP with the RK and Prokofiev tracks. I found this quite a while back, it is not an LP as you may think, but a 10 inch Long Playing Record. Details and information at: http://archive.org/details/Rimsky-korsakovRussianEasterOverture See a full-size back cover image here.  

Free Music May

Free Music May

There are a lot of places that you can get free classical music, so I am going to try and find a new recording every day for the month of May. Many of them are from archive.org, so they could be old 78’s or live performances, but to have the chance to hear some new works or a conductor that is unfamiliar is always a good thing. Leopold Stokowski conducts Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade. From 1934, with the Philadelphia Orchestra. From archive.org:…

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Vinyl Classics: Rimsky-Korsakov

Vinyl Classics: Rimsky-Korsakov

Every once in a while I go to the local thrift stores, and come across some great vinyl finds. I have always collected vinyl, even when I changed to all CDs for my classical music. Lately I have gotten back into listening to my records, and there are still some great LPs that are either not on CD or are in a budget release that has next to nothing as far as info or liner notes, which I really enjoy…

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