Issue 38:6
July/Aug 2015
Magazine Contents

Collections: Orchestral

Eric Aubier, the French trumpeter, has been making recordings for decades, covering the period from Haydn and Hummel to Tomasi and Jolivet. Like his exact contemporary...

Anyone who loves masterful piano playing will give this release a celebratory welcome. By gathering together the seven LPs that Nelson Freire recorded for Columbia/CBS/Sony, the...

As the headnote suggests, these four works were recorded on four separate occasions in four different locations. In fact, they originally appeared on four different CDs,...

Principal oboist of the Berlin Philharmonic, Albrecht Mayer adds to his already impressive discography this carefully researched and brilliantly played new CD of rarely heard concertos...

This memorial to the late Claudio Abbado, with words from musicians and music lovers whose lives he touched, shouldn’t be approached as a concert, despite the...

When the Berlin Philharmonic celebrates its founding every year on May Day, its televised appearance in a foreign city becomes a special event, here made poignant...

Either you like Pierre Boulez in standard repertoire, or you don’t. I do. While some are unmoved by what they hear as a clinical approach to...

This was opening night at the new “Mariinsky Theater II,” built across the canal from the old one. “Panorama” from The Sleeping Beauty accompanies a tour...

The esteemed conductor Jean Martinon made such a valuable contribution to the core French repertoire on disc that much of it remains in print almost 40...

In his review of Charles Munch and the BSO 1958–1962 —five DVDs of WGBH broadcasts ( Fanfare 38:2)—Huntley Dent reminds us of “Munch’s well-known trait for...

You might think that every last note recorded by Leopold Stokowski has found its way to CD by now, or that any new releases are either...

The All-American Youth Orchestra (henceforth, the AAYO) was formed for the purpose of making a 1940 South American tour, a sort of “good neighbor” gesture. Free...

A new release (four discs, priced as three) from Immortal Performances documents broadcast performances from Carnegie Hall by the New York Philharmonic Symphony Society and Arturo...

The first two discs of this immensely valuable four-disc set present a concert of February 2, 1936 with one of Immortal Performance’s famed bonuses: a rare...

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