Issue 39:1
Sept/Oct 2015
Magazine Contents

Collections: Orchestral

While we’ve paid a good deal of attention over the years in Fanfare to Enescu’s compositions, and a modest amount to his recordings as a violinist,...

This is Mahan Esfahani’s first release on DG Archiv—very recently, he played on Avi Avital’s Vivaldi disc for Deutsche Grammophon itself, and he also has recorded...

What a great idea! This is a well filled disc including 11 instantly likable overtures to comic operas from various countries such as Italy (

Being a big fan of Kristjan Järvi’s father, Neeme, but not a fan of Kristjan’s brother, Paavo, I took a chance to hear him in this...

Presenting Fritz Reiner conducting a program of French music may seem unexpected. We don’t usually associate him with this repertory. But as a Hungarian, Reiner came...

“There are few conductors who impress an orchestra (also composers) at first contact as strongly as does Fritz Reiner, whose knowledge of everything pertaining to the...

As every reader will know, most of the shorter items listed above should have “arranged by Leopold Stokowski” added, but that could have meant a full-page...

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