Tag Archives: Sir Thomas Beecham

One Year with Fine Music

It’s now one year since the first post was published at musicride.org. Before that, the first three reviews were published on testsites at Blogspot and WordPress; Mozart: Complete Works for Horn and Orchestra or: good music well presented on 12 … Continue reading

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Scheherazade and Polovtsian Dances

Ever since I first heard Beecham’s recordings of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade and Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances on EMI’s Great Recordings of the Century series, I have thought of Sir Thomas Beecham as some kind of conductor-super-hero. Beecham was a very sought after … Continue reading

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