Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Classics and Beyond Playlist: Weeks of 09-22 and 09-29-13

Segment One: Johannes Brahms

Symphony No. 2
Movement III: Allegretto

Performers: Cleveland Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Not Known

78 RPM Disc No. 50053-A
Label: Brunswick

Segment Two: The Toy Symphony" (Composer Unknown)

I. Allegro
II. Minuet
III. Finale

Performers: British Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Felix Weingartner

78 RPM Disc: 74242-M
Label: Columbia

Segment Three: Ludwig Van Beethoven

Piano Concerto No. 5 in E Flat Major Op. 73 "Emperor"
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Rondo

Performers: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Soloist: Benno Moiseivitch: Piano
Conductor: George Szell

78 RPM Album: DM 761
Label: RCA Victor

All recordings featured on this program were taken from The Internet Archive. All digital restorations from the original 78 RPM discs were by F. Reeder

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