Photo of Arthur Fiedler.
By RCA Victor Records - ebayfrontback, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=30627052
April 01, 2017

Arthur Fiedler

Hear one of the most successful recording artists in history.


Soviet Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian in the Netherlands in 1971
By Mieremet, Rob / Anefo - Fotocollectie Anefo. Nationaal Archief, Den Haag, nummertoegang 2.24.01.05, bestanddeelnummer 924-9784., CC BY-SA 3.0 nl, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=35017517
March 25, 2017

Aram Khachaturian

In the later 1940s, his music became very popular in the United States.


Arturo Toscanini
By Unknown (De Augostini Collection) - [1], Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=49613572
March 18, 2017

Rubinstein, Serkin, and Horowitz

Hear these pianists play concertos with Toscanini.


painting of Anton Bruckner
By Ferry Bératon - Scan: APPER, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1504375
March 11, 2017

The Symphonies of Anton Bruckner

They have a special place in the repertory of the famous German conductor Wilhelm Furtwaengler.


someone playing the violin
By Derek Bridges [CC BY 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons
March 04, 2017

Famous women violinist of the 1950s

Two of the outstanding women violinists of the mid-twentieth century were Erika Morini and Ida Haendel.


By D Ramey Logan - Own work, CC BY 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=37238890
February 25, 2017

Mishel Piastro

The longest running maestro of the mid-twentieth century.


Enrico Caruso, 1873-1921
By Copyright by Chickering, Boston. - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID cph.3b09188.
February 18, 2017

Famous Recording Debuts

It must be the dream of young performers to make that special recording that makes them world famous, and is the guarantee of a successful career.


picture of German-born conductor and composer Otto Klemperer.
By This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID cph.3c05606.
February 11, 2017

Otto Klemperer

A musical refugee from the Nazis.


Portrait of William Grant Still
By Carl Van Vechten - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID van.5a52662. Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=433419
February 04, 2017

William Grant Still

Considered by many to be the outstanding African American classical composer of his generation.


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