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Blog archives for January, 2011

Archive for January, 2011

Monday, January 31st, 2011

I have just finished posting Vols. 1-5 of  the English Cathedral Choir Series on Klassic Haus Restorations that I worked on this month. These CDs are transcriptions of LPs from the extraordinary series the Argo label published in the early to mid-60s, featuring English cathedral and chapel choirs performing mostly English repertoire. These 5 CDs cover […]

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

This new CD on Klassic Haus Restorations can be found under the Concerti tab. Following are comments on the disc: KHCD-2011-015 (STEREO) – Telemann: Concerto in D for 3 Trumpets, Timpani, 2 Oboes, Strings and Continuo; Concerto in D for Trumpet, 2 Oboes, Strings, and Continuo; Ouverture in C for 3 Oboes, Strings and Continuo; […]

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

  Here are the latest posts on Klassic Haus Restorations, with comments to follow: KHCD-2011-010 (STEREO) – Nielsen: Symphony No. 4 “The Inextinguishable” – Igor Markevitch/Royal Danish Orchestra; Grieg: Four Norwegian Dances and Sigurd Jorsalfar March;  Järnefelt: Praeludium;  Svendsen: Romance for Violin and Orchestra;  Sibelius: Valse Triste and Finlandia  – Willem van Otterloo/Hague Philharmonic  – […]

Friday, January 14th, 2011

These CDs had been released on Klassic Haus Restorations several week ago, but I am just now getting around to post comments. The Vaughan Williams CD, with Eugene Goossens conducting the Cincinnati Symphony in “A London Symphony” from a 1941 RCA 78 set I originally transcribed in 1978, has garnered praise from one customer: “The […]

Friday, January 14th, 2011

“A Festival of Lesson and Carols as sung in King’s College Chapel upon Christmas Eve 1958” has become a best seller on Klassic Haus Restorations. In fact, it sold more copies after the Christmas season than before! This recording is considered by many to be superior to later versions recorded by King’s. Here is an […]