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by Bernd.O.Rachold
Mon Nov 09, 2015 11:55 am
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: the Violin Concerto: choosing a recording
Replies: 2
Views: 3576

Re: the Violin Concerto: choosing a recording

My personal choice is JASCHA HEIFETZ but with the New York Philharmonic under the baton of Efrem Kurtz (with EWK as guest of honour, living in Essex House, Central Park, NY) dated March 27, 1947, published by the Canadian Rococo-LP 2074 and Japanese-CD KICC 2184 and Music And Arts-CD 766-2. May be m...
by Bernd.O.Rachold
Wed Jul 29, 2009 12:01 pm
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: City of the Dead
Replies: 1
Views: 5525

City of the Dead

Dear Robert, THE DEAD CITY; not only Paris. Please learn from www.schott-music.com the dates and more details for Paris and for Frankfurt/Main/Germany Nov. 22, 2009, for Gelsenkirchen/Germany Febr. 27, 2010, for Lorraine/France May 9, 2010, for Madrid/Spain June 15, 2010, Helsinki/Finland Nov. 2010,...
by Bernd.O.Rachold
Thu May 28, 2009 1:34 pm
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: New recording of orchestral works by Naxos
Replies: 5
Views: 9379

New recordings of orchestral works

Gentlemen, do not overlook Korngolds violin-sonata op. 6 plus -concerto op. 35 performed by Paul Waltman and the Korngoldian Bengt Forsberg, Swedish Radio S.O. under the baton of David Björkman on Daphne 1032.
www.daphne.se
by Bernd.O.Rachold
Mon Feb 16, 2009 8:00 pm
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: Recording session dates needed
Replies: 3
Views: 8145

Recording session dates neede

Perhaps a little help: Kempe´s op. 40: Nov. 27, 1972 (Herkulessaal, Munich) Leinsdorf´s DTS: June 1975 (Concert Hall Bavarian Radio, Munich) as noted in the LP-set Chilingirians: the booklet from RCA GD 87889 notes "recorded in 1976", the LP RL 25097 a copyright 1977 for the sleeve only (Chr. Palm...
by Bernd.O.Rachold
Sat Jan 31, 2009 5:07 pm
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: Czech Sonata in G major for Violin and Piano, op. 6
Replies: 6
Views: 12239

Czech sonata in G major

New from the same solist thou recorded already in Sept. 2007 at the Mahler-festival in Jihlava/CR: www.arcodiva.cz UP 0108-2 131, EWK`s violin-concerto op. 35, Frantisek Novotný, Brno Philh.Orch., Martin Turnovský cond., + Strauss "Don Juan" and Mahler-songs. Gramophone Febr. 09:"...the excellent ...
by Bernd.O.Rachold
Tue Jan 27, 2009 3:58 pm
Forum: Questions regarding E.W.Korngold
Topic: New Books about Korngold
Replies: 3
Views: 11645

New books about Korngold

www.etk-muenchen.de just published "Erich Wolfgang Korngold - Wunderkind der Moderne oder letzter Romantiker" a summary of the first ever Korngold-symposion, Bern/CH, Sept. 2007, by Dr. Arne Stollberg, with 17 chapters by diff. lecturers encl. Brendan G. Carroll, 335 p., ISBN 978-3-88377-954-6. Germ...
by Bernd.O.Rachold
Tue Jan 27, 2009 3:46 pm
Forum: Questions regarding E.W.Korngold
Topic: Korngold's conducting
Replies: 1
Views: 7643

Korngold´s conducting

In detail: Yes, EWK cond. Mahler´s Kindertotenlieder three times: two t. in Vienna (1920) and in Hamburg (1921). During his engagement as "composer in residence" at the Hamburg Stadt-Theater in 1921 he conducted and plaid furthermore: Beethoven´s violin-sonata D-major, Brahms´ Es-major-trio op. 4...
by Bernd.O.Rachold
Tue Jan 27, 2009 3:21 pm
Forum: Questions regarding E.W.Korngold
Topic: Much Ado about Nothing - Suite for Violin and Piano
Replies: 1
Views: 8466

Much Ado about nothing

Gentlemen, EWK decided to create a suite from his incidental music BEFORE the play itself was performed. Already at Jan. 24, 1920 he premiered the orchestral suite with the Viennese S.O. (by the way together with the premiere of Sursum Corda). The premiere of the play and of course the complete inc....
by Bernd.O.Rachold
Mon Jul 16, 2007 4:33 pm
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: Anthony Adverse
Replies: 5
Views: 10891

Anthony Adverse Varèse 5285

Dear Korngoldians, please note the lines of Erich´s elder son Ernst Werner about this recording, in a letter to me dated April 3, 1991 (transl. from German by Dr. Kurt Arrer): ...Perhaps I can still hear my father´s tempos so well that most of the music on this CD seems too slow to me and therefor...
by Bernd.O.Rachold
Thu Jun 28, 2007 7:16 pm
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: DVD: Korngold conducts Offenbach
Replies: 1
Views: 5304

Dear Mr. Miller, I may confirm that this take from the Novotná-DVD in fact is a studio recording by JN and EWK of the famous "Barcarolle" from the opera TALES OF HOFMAN" but as special adaption by our composer for the stage production HELEN GOES TO TROY, April 24, 1944, Alvin Theatre, New York. It ...
by Bernd.O.Rachold
Wed Feb 07, 2007 11:20 am
Forum: Questions regarding E.W.Korngold
Topic: Japane premiere of Korngold's violin concerto op 35
Replies: 3
Views: 10533

I am not sure this IS the Japanese premiere of Opus 35 which has been a standard repertory piece there for some years there now. The Japanese biographer of Korngold, our firend Takashi Hayasaki, found out that this performance in 1989 (!) was announced as Japanese premiere then. Publisher Schott ha...
by Bernd.O.Rachold
Thu Dec 14, 2006 12:45 pm
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: Which recording of Die Tote Stadt should I buy?
Replies: 4
Views: 7999

Dear Anna & Rathbone, no, the whole opera DTS with Steingruber & Dermota isn´t available because EWK himself produced single arias of his different operas only when he visited Vienna the 1st time after 2nd WW. In fact there are 2 CAMBRIA-CDs existing with these historic broad- casts: CD 1032 with a...
by Bernd.O.Rachold
Tue Oct 17, 2006 3:03 pm
Forum: Opera and concert perfomances
Topic: Suite Op. 23 for piano left-hand and strings at Kimmel Cent
Replies: 3
Views: 9470

Dear Eleftherious, but what´s about the next 2 suites op. 23 in the same city of Philadelphia following your announced one?: Jan. 29, 2006 (PA Convention Center Auditorium) performed by our dear "Korngoldian" Gary Graffman with the famous Guarneri Quartet and Sept. 24, 2006 ( Kimmel Center again, V...
by Bernd.O.Rachold
Thu Oct 12, 2006 3:20 pm
Forum: Questions regarding E.W.Korngold
Topic: clarification on dates
Replies: 2
Views: 9057

Dear Bob, please let me start with your 2nd and 3rd question: June 1906 is correct. At the latest we got the confirmation out of Prof. Jens Malte Fischer´s marvellous book on MAHLER that indeed it was June 1906, like Julius Korngold himself confirmed in his memories (written 1942, published not bef...
by Bernd.O.Rachold
Thu Sep 14, 2006 7:31 pm
Forum: Recordings (CD's, DVD's)
Topic: Symphony
Replies: 9
Views: 13997

Hi, Korngold-aficionados! A little bit late I may draw your attention to one of the best symphony recordings: McGill Symphony Orchestra, cond. by the Korngoldian Timothy Vernon, live at Carnegie Hall, Nov. 18, 1990, CD McGill 750043-2, English, French & German booklet-lines, with a v e r y nice fron...