Posts Tagged ‘Eugene Ormandy’

May. 28 2012

A Rocking First Time!

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs | 3 Comments

My father was not a fan of television, so as a child I spent a good deal of time in front of a record player listening to my mother’s classical and folk music.  There are photographs of me as a 4 year old sitting in my rocking chair, holding my beloved stuffed dog listening intently […]

Nov. 12 2011

Delicious Terror

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Vocalise | No Comments

My mother’s favorite recording of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana is the 1960 performance with Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra. She fancies tenor Rudolf Petrak’s roasting swan. As a five year old this album cover elicited delicious terror in me and so did the music! As it played, I studied the cover shivering at the […]

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