Milhaud Little Symphony no. 1, op. 43 “Le Printemps”

performed by the Orchestre de Radio Luxembourg under the composer’s baton (cover image by Trevor Cole) I apologize in advance. Today and tomorrow, there will be three posts each. You’ll see why. Beginning in 1917, in his mid-twenties, Darius Milhaud … Continue reading Milhaud Little Symphony no. 1, op. 43 “Le Printemps”

Vincent d’Indy: Symphonie sur un chant montagnard français

performed by Catherine Collard (piano), and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France under Marek Janowski (cover image by Paul Morris) In spite of [d’Indy’s] conscious professionalism, one side of him remained a patriarchal countryman, with something of the air of … Continue reading Vincent d’Indy: Symphonie sur un chant montagnard français