Monthly Archives: May 2010

New Home…and some old Wührer links.

I’ve just moved here from Google Blogger for a variety of reasons, but welcome to my new home!

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Nikolai Golovanov. Liszt Symphonic Poems (1952/53 Melodiya recordings)

The majority of Nikolai Golovanov’s discography consists of Russian repertory, both operatic and symphonic. If you are familiar with his extravagant style, it is easy to see why he would have an interest and affinity for these scores. His ability … Continue reading

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Smetana: Libuše: excerpts. 1940’s Ultraphon recording

Keeping with the Czech theme of my recent posts, here is a rare set of excerpts from Smetana’s own favorites of his operas, Libuše. Of course, I was interested in this set because of the sides led by Otakar Jeremiáš, … Continue reading

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