An Interesting Approach
Beethoven, Guillaume Connesson and Respighi,
from Stéphane Denève and the Brussels Philharmonic,
enjoyed by MIKE WHEELER
Now here's an interesting approach to historically-informed performance — using a real 1920s wind-up gramophone to play the recording of the nightingale in Respighi's Pines of Rome. But were we hearing the 78rpm disc specified in the score? We weren't told.
It was the final work in the opening concert of the new orchestral season at Nottingham's Royal Concert Hall (Nottingham, UK, 28 September 2016), given by the Brussels Philharmonic...
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