Monthly Archives: February 2009

František Rauch, Jan Panenka. Chopin Waltzes & Schumann Carnaval

Two more Czech pianists in Supraphon recordings from the 1950s today. František Rauch (1910-95) became familiar to me through the excellent Supraphon set of the piano works of his one-time composition teacher, Vitezslav Novák, which is available on CD, and … Continue reading

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Johannes Schüler. Haydn Symphony No. 100, Mozart Symphonies 36 & 39. VPO, Berlin Staatskapelle

Johannes Schüler (1894-1966) is not a name that you’re likely to come across with much frequency in recordings of orchestral repertory. His discography does show he was more active in the recording studios as an operatic conductor and accompanist for … Continue reading

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