Monthly Archives: January 2009

Van Beinum, Part 5. Polydor & Decca 78s. Bizet, Reger, Elgar

With this post, I’ve temporarily exhausted the supply of van Beinum 78s at my disposal. I’m still hunting for a few items, so hopefully I’ll have something new in the summer months. Meanwhile, the Bizet recording has not been reissued … Continue reading

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Nikolai Golovanov. Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition; Rimsky-Korsakov: Suite from "Le Coq d’or"

This Golovanov recording of Pictures at an Exhibition is identified as Mussorgsky-Ravel, but I’m tempted to add Golovanov to the credits! As might be expected, Golovanov adds to the orchestration in numerous passages, usually something to reinforce the already healthy … Continue reading

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Fritz Lehmann, part 4 (Odeon, DG Arkiv)

For the time being, this completes the collection of Fritz Lehmann 78 recordings that I have at my disposal. Lehmann’s 1950’s discography includes a large number of Baroque works, including the complete Handel Op. 6 Concerti grossi (now available as … Continue reading

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