Portrait of Sir Thomas Beecham.

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Classics of the Phonograph - April 05, 2020

Sir Thomas Beecham

Enjoy recordings of one of the most successful classical recording artists, British conductor Sir Thomas Beecham.

Serge Koussevitzky

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Classics of the Phonograph - March 28, 2020

Serge Koussivitzky

Enjoy music of Brahms, Sibelius and Prokofiev conducted by Serge Koussevitzky.

hand playing piano

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Classics of the Phonograph - March 20, 2020

Artur Schnabel

Enjoy recordings of one of the most influential pianists of the 20th century.

Painting of Beethoven

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Classics of the Phonograph - March 13, 2020

Beethoven

Celebrate Beethoven's 250th birthday with recordings of some of his best work.

Mengelberg (1919)

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Classics of the Phonograph - March 06, 2020

Willem Mengelberg

Enjoy samples of Willem Mengelberg's conducting style from his time with the Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra.

Sergei Rachmaninoff

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Classics of the Phonograph - February 21, 2020

Sergei Rachmaninoff

Enjoy samples of Sergei Rachmaninoff's daring work.

Mariss Jansons conducting the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Vienna.

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Classics of the Phonograph - February 14, 2020

Mariss Jansons

Remember the late conductor Mariss Jansons as we listen to some highlights of his career.

Painting of Beethoven

"Beethoven" by Joseph Karl Stieler - Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia

Classics of the Phonograph - February 07, 2020

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony

Enjoy a recording of the last two movements of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony conducted by Wilhelm Furtwangler.

Portrait of Wilhelm Furtwangler.

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Classics of the Phonograph - January 31, 2020

Wilhelm Furtwangler

Enjoy a recording of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony by German conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler.

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