Monthly Archive: December 2015

Dec 23

Recording the Tchaikovsky Symphonies | Part Seven

Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony

  Recording The Tchaikovsky Symphonies | Part Seven   “Manfred” Symphony, op. 58 You will recall from the last blog post that we re-recorded the “Pathetique” Symphony in the late fall of 1986, after having put it on tape the previous August. The reason for this was that our chief conductor Mariss Jansons felt that …

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Dec 09

Recording the Tchaikovsky Symphonies|Part Six

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6

  Recording the Tchaikovsky Symphonies|Part Six   Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, op. 74 “Pathetique” By this time, it was clear to all of us in the organization that we had two symphonies left to record. Symphonies 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 had been recorded (the Second and Third had not yet …

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Dec 07

Recording The Tchaikovsky Symphonies | Part Five

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 3

  Recording the Tchaikovsky Symphonies | Part Five   Symphony No. 3 in D major, op. 29 At this point in time, the Oslo Philharmonic and Mariss Jansons were on a roll (figuratively) when it came to recording the Tchaikovsky symphonies for Chandos. It was the early winter of 1986. Symphonies No. 5 and 4 …

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