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 | Comments Off on Delicious Terror

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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