All posts tagged Sibelius

Landon Ronald conducts Berlioz’s Hungarian March; Joszka Szigeti plays Sibelius’s Valse Triste

The latest addition to my collection of 78s is one of those peculiar couplings that one sometimes finds on early double-sided records. This Indian pressed His Master’s Voice disc contains two 1912 recordings. On one side is the Hungarian March from Berlioz’s Damnation of Faust, performed by he New Symphony Orchestra conducted by Landon Ronald. […]

Acoustic recordings by Eugene Goossens

I’ve been busy tidying up the site, so haven’t done much transfer work recently. But, finally to welcome March, yet more acoustic recordings by Eugene Goossens, all with the London Symphony Orchestra. Wolf-Ferrari – Il Segreto di Susanna – Overture Sibelius – Scènes Historiques No.3 – Festivo Columbia 908 Matrices 75139-1, 75148-1 (4048, 4057) Recorded […]

Mark Hambourg’s Tchaikovsky 1st Concerto, Rodzinski conducts Mozart concertos, Howard Barlow conducts Haydn’s Surprise, creators of Der Rosenkavalier, Vladimir Golschmann conducts Sibelius and Mozart

There’s quite a mixture of items for mid-January. Firstly, I’ve had another attempt at Mark Hambourg’s recording of the Tchaikovsky First Piano Concerto – the HMV surfaces are rough, and the recording isn’t the easiest to deal with, but I’ve certainly improved on my previous attempt. It also brings the name of Landon Ronald to […]