Monthly Archives: March 2011

Hugues Cuénod. French, Italian & Spanish Songs. 1950’s Westminster recordings

I thought I should pay a small tribute to Hugues Cuénod, who passed away 3 months ago at the age of 108.  It’s not really possible to sum up his unique qualities and accomplishments in a few words, so I’ll refer … Continue reading

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Piero Coppola, Part 3

Here are some more rarities featuring Piero Coppola at the helm.  The gem of the batch is certainly the Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain, a speedy yet evocative version, featuring some the wonderful playing of pianist Aline van … Continue reading

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