Posts tagged as "nicanor-zabaleta"

Mozart: Clarinet Concerto; Flute & Harp Concerto

April 29, 2016

Mozart at his most elegant in music for sophisticated players of flute and harp. Giving what the Penguin Guide described as ‘meltingly beautiful accounts’, the players of the solo concertos ‘perform with the utmost distinction under Böhm, who lets the music unfold in an unforced way, relaxed yet vital’.

Jean Martinon – The Deutsche Grammophon Legacy

March 10, 2016

In the vast vacuum left by Arturo Toscanini’s retirement and death, French conductors were prominent among those who dominated the orchestral scene, especially in America. One of the most gifted was Jean Francisque-Étienne Martinon (1910–1976). His complete recordings for Deutsche Grammophon (as both conductor and composer) are here collected for the first time. Conscripted into […]