All posts for the month September, 2008

Konstantin Ivanov conducts Glazunov’s Fifth Symphony

Konstantin Ivanov’s 1963 EMI/Melodiya recording of Glazunov’s Symphony No.5 is well-regarded, but his earlier account for Supraphon with the Czech PO is little known. This issue appears in the WERM 1951-2 supplement as a reissue, so the LP would appear to be from around 1950, and the timing of one or two conspicuous edits suggest […]

Leo Blech conducts Schubert’s Great C Major Symphony

A few recordings by Leo Blech have appeared previously on this site, and it seemed time for another – his 1927 account of Schubert’s Great C major Symphony with the London Symphony Orchestra. Mediafire link for Blech’s 1927 Schubert C major (These are zip files – left click the link, download the files, then unzip […]