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Blog archives for April, 2011

Archive for April, 2011

Friday, April 29th, 2011

This CD is the 100th release on Klassic Haus Restorations! KHCD-2011-041 (STEREO) – Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in e minor, Op. 64 – Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam/Wolfgang Sawallisch; Rachmaninoff: Three Russian Folk Songs, Op. 41; Spring – Cantata, Op. 20 – John Shaw, bass-baritone; Cathedral Choir of St. Ambrose; New Philharmonia Orchestra/Igor Buketoff – 100th CD […]

Monday, April 18th, 2011

There are few recordings available on CD of the work of conductor/composer Walter Goehr (1903-1960).  Although he worked primarly with 2nd or even 3rd-tier orchestras, he managed to raise their performance levels up several notches with his sympathetic approach to conducting. Most of his recordings were to found on budget subscription labels such as Concert […]

Monday, April 18th, 2011

I have been a bit remiss recently with posting; I have been doing some transcription “catch-up” after all the travelling I did in March. I have 5 new releases, though, to show for my lack of communication. This disc is a reissue of the classic Edward Tarr LP, recorded by EMI in 1968, and released […]

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

I have just posted this transcription on Klassic Haus Restorations. The Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola and Orchestra in E-flat major, K. 364, was written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. At the time of its composition in 1779, Mozart was on a tour of Europe that included Mannheim and Paris. The composition’s complex orchestral dynamics reflects […]