The young Richard Strauss
By Unknown, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4377999
June 17, 2017

Richard Strauss

Hear his work in recycling operas as “fantasies.”


RBO Sinfonia en KCOV Excelsior Amsterdam
By Ad Murck - Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=7158909
June 10, 2017

Great concert halls

Beginning around 1930, orchestras began to be recorded in concert halls, rather than studios.


Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles,
By Pedro Szekely from Los Angeles, USA - Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=24326810
June 03, 2017

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Over the Decades

Hear and experience its rise to one of America's greatest orchestras.


George Antheil in 1922
Door Onbekend - onbekend, Publiek domein, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=41567088
May 27, 2017

The Bad Boy of Music

George Antheil, whose cacophonic "Ballet Mechanique" caused a riot in Paris, earned him this title.


Serge Koussevitzky
By George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress) via Wikimedia Commons
May 13, 2017

Third Symphonies

Hear works from the era when people tried to declare works of various genres as the "Greatest American.”


Stanisław Skrowaczewski in Tokyo (October 2011)
By Steffen Wurzel - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17091454
May 06, 2017

Stanislaw Skrowaczewski

Honoring his career and suite of accomplishments.


Arturo Toscanini
By Unknown (De Augostini Collection) - [1], Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=49613572
April 22, 2017

The Outer Reach of Toscanini’s Repertory

Hear Arturo Toscanini's interpretations of music by Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Stravinsky, and Ravel.


Fair copy in Bach's own hand of the revised version of the St Matthew Passion BWV 244 that is generally dated to the year 1743–46
By Johann Sebastian Bach - http://www.npj.com/homepage/teritowe/jsbhand.html, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=14286992
April 15, 2017

St. Matthew Passion

Hear excerpts from historic performances of this work


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