Black and white portrait of Franz Liszt.

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Classics of the Phonograph - November 15, 2019

Opera-hits on the 88 keys!

Enjoy a sampling of operatic paraphrases from a variety of artists including Liszt, Thalberg and more.

Composer George Gershwin at his piano

PBS

Classics of the Phonograph - November 08, 2019

Marin Alsop

Enjoy the works of Antonin Dvorak and George Gershwin conducted by Marin Alsop.

Black and white portrait of Felix Mendelssohn.

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Classics of the Phonograph - November 01, 2019

Felix Mendelssohn

Enjoy the works of child prodigy Felix Mendelssohn, who wrote twelve string symphonies from ages 12-14.

Two dancers perform on stage.

Picryl

Classics of the Phonograph - October 25, 2019

Serge Diaghilev

Enjoy ballet music inspired by ballet impresario Serge Diaghilev, who was most famous for commissioning ballet music for the Ballets Russes. 

Albert Schweitzer plays piano.

Wikimedia Commons

Classics of the Phonograph - October 16, 2019

Albert Schweitzer

Enjoy performances by Albert Schweitzer, one of the world’s great authorities on the works of Bach. 

Sheets of music on stand on stage.

Classics of the Phonograph - October 11, 2019

Hans Werner Henze

Enjoy some of Hans Werner Henze’s most renowned works.

Picture of Pablo Casals playing the cello.

NPR

Classics of the Phonograph - October 02, 2019

Pablo Casals

Enjoy a performance by the most famous cellist of the 20th century, Pablo Casals.

Classics of the Phonograph - September 28, 2019

Tokyo String Quartet

Enjoy different takes on performances of Beethoven from the string quartet.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra logo

https://www.bsomusic.org

Classics of the Phonograph - September 28, 2019

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Hear the orchestra’s ensemble of records, dating back to its creation in 1916.

Picture of man with hand on chin

By photographer Lindsay Nelson - New York - Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Classics of the Phonograph - September 14, 2019

Jorge Bolet

Early on, this pianist was considered by some critics to be only a flashy virtuoso.

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