Posts tagged as "eric-tuxen"

Prokofiev – The Decca Masters

March 10, 2020

A kaleidoscopic collection of orchestral Prokofiev in the 1950s, as recorded by Decca engineers in London, Paris and Copenhagen, featuring both rarities and classics. Once upon a time Peter and the Wolf was the best known of them, with six recordings to its credit in the days before LP. On this Kingsway Hall recording from […]

Nielsen: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 5; Helios Overture; Flute Concerto

April 22, 2016

Nielsen’s six symphonies are the backbone of his compositional career. His bold and individual melodies and fresh-sounding ideas marked him out immediately as an individual voice among the new music of the day. The concertos were written for his friends, the members of the Copenhagen Wind Quintet. Only two were completed before his death, the […]