R. D. Darrell

Real Name:
Robert Donaldson Darrell
Profile:
American music critic and author, Born in Newton Center, Mass1903 - Died in Kingston, N.Y. 1988; He was one of the first American critics to concentrate primarily on recordings, founder of the magazines Phonograph Monthly Review and Music Lovers' Guide. His primary interest was the classics, which he reviewed for numerous publications including Saturday Review, High Fidelity (where he was a columnist from 1954 through 1987) and most recently, Opus. The author of several reference books on music and recordings.
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R. D. Darrell Discography Tracks

Production

R. D. Darrell - The Pride Of America (The Golden Age Of The American March) album art The Goldman Band The Goldman Band - The Pride Of America (The Golden Age Of The American March) (Comp) New World Records US 1976 Sell This Version

Acting, Literary & Spoken

PL 7400, PL.7400 R. D. Darrell - Concerto For 2 Pianos & Orchestra In A Flat Major  (Recorded From Manuscript) album art Mendelssohn*, Orazio Frugoni, Annarosa Taddei, Vienna Symphony Orchestra*, Rudolf Moralt Mendelssohn*, Orazio Frugoni, Annarosa Taddei, Vienna Symphony Orchestra*, Rudolf Moralt - Concerto For 2 Pianos & Orchestra In A Flat Major (Recorded From Manuscript)(LP, Mono) VOX (6), VOX (6) PL 7400, PL.7400 US 1952 Sell This Version
R. D. Darrell - A Chopin Recital album art Chopin* - Guiomar Novaes Chopin* - Guiomar Novaes - A Chopin Recital (Album) Vox (6) US 1952 Sell This Version
R. D. Darrell - Symphony No. 5 Opus 47 album art Shostakovich*, Jascha Horenstein Conducting The Vienna Symphony Orchestra* Shostakovich*, Jascha Horenstein Conducting The Vienna Symphony Orchestra* - Symphony No. 5 Opus 47 (Album) VOX (6) US 1952 Sell This Version
R. D. Darrell - Also Sprach Zarathustra album art Richard Strauss, Fritz Reiner / Chicago Symphony Orchestra* Richard Strauss, Fritz Reiner / Chicago Symphony Orchestra* - Also Sprach Zarathustra (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal US 1954 Sell This Version
R. D. Darrell - Salomé: Dance Of The Seven Veils / Also Sprach Zarathustra album art Richard Strauss - Fritz Reiner, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Richard Strauss - Fritz Reiner, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Salomé: Dance Of The Seven Veils / Also Sprach Zarathustra RCA Victor Red Seal France 1954 Sell This Version
PL 9440 R. D. Darrell - Gluck: Flute Concereto In G Major album art Camillo Wanausek Camillo Wanausek - Gluck: Flute Concereto In G Major(LP) VOX (6) PL 9440 US 1955 Sell This Version
PL 8350, PL.8350 R. D. Darrell - Concerto For 2 Pianos And Orchestra In E Major (Recorded From Manuscript); Capriccio Brillant Op. 22  album art Mendelssohn*, Orazio Frugoni, Eduard Mrazek, Pro Musica Symphony, Vienna*, Hans Swarowsky Mendelssohn*, Orazio Frugoni, Eduard Mrazek, Pro Musica Symphony, Vienna*, Hans Swarowsky - Concerto For 2 Pianos And Orchestra In E Major (Recorded From Manuscript); Capriccio Brillant Op. 22 (LP, Mono) VOX (6), VOX (6) PL 8350, PL.8350 UK 1955 Sell This Version
PL 9150 R. D. Darrell - Concerto For 2 Violins In D Minor • Concerto For Violin In A Minor • Concerto For Violin In E Major album art Bach* - Reinhold Barchet - Will Beh - Pro Musica String Orchestra Stuttgart*, Walther Davisson Bach* - Reinhold Barchet - Will Beh - Pro Musica String Orchestra Stuttgart*, Walther Davisson - Concerto For 2 Violins In D Minor • Concerto For Violin In A Minor • Concerto For Violin In E Major(LP, Mono) VOX (6) PL 9150 US 1955 Sell This Version
PL 8700 R. D. Darrell - Romeo And Juliet / 1812 Overture / Marche Slave / Capriccio Italien album art Tchaikovsky* - Jonel Perlea Conducting The Vienna Pro Musica Symphony Orchestra, Vienna* Tchaikovsky* - Jonel Perlea Conducting The Vienna Pro Musica Symphony Orchestra, Vienna* - Romeo And Juliet / 1812 Overture / Marche Slave / Capriccio Italien(LP, Album, Comp) VOX (6) PL 8700 Italy 1955 Sell This Version
PL 10340 Haydn* / Orchestre Du Südwestfunk, Baden-Baden*, Rolf Reinhardt Haydn* / Orchestre Du Südwestfunk, Baden-Baden*, Rolf Reinhardt - Symphonie N° 45 "Adieux" • Symphonie N°82 "L'Ours"(LP, Mono) VOX (6) PL 10340 France 1957 Sell This Version
DL-180 R. D. Darrell - Voici La Percussion album art Kenny Clarke / Arnold Goldberg Kenny Clarke / Arnold Goldberg - Voici La Percussion(LP, Mono + Box) VOX (6) DL-180 France 1958 Sell This Version
R. D. Darrell - Hi-Fi Fiedler And The Boston Pops album art Hi-Fi Fiedler* And The Boston Pops* Hi-Fi Fiedler* And The Boston Pops* - Hi-Fi Fiedler And The Boston Pops (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal UK 1957 Sell This Version
R. D. Darrell - A Stereo Spectacular / Symphony No. 3 album art Saint-Saëns*, Munch*, Boston Symphony* Saint-Saëns*, Munch*, Boston Symphony* - A Stereo Spectacular / Symphony No. 3 (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal, RCA Victor Red Seal US 1959 Sell This Version
Rimsky-Korsakov* / Bamberg Symphony*, Jonel Perlea Rimsky-Korsakov* / Bamberg Symphony*, Jonel Perlea - Scheherazade, Op. 35 (Album) Vox (6) US 1963 Sell This Version
R. D. Darrell - Violin Concerti album art Bach* / Lautenbacher* & Vorholz* Bach* / Lautenbacher* & Vorholz* - Violin Concerti (Album) Allegro, Allegro US 1963 Sell This Version
AR 88003 R. D. Darrell - Scheherazade, Op. 35 album art Rimsky-Korsakov* / Bamberg Symphony*, Jonel Perlea Rimsky-Korsakov* / Bamberg Symphony*, Jonel Perlea - Scheherazade, Op. 35(LP, Album) Allegro AR 88003 US 1963 Sell This Version
DL 950 R. D. Darrell - Music From The Court And Chapel Of Henry VIII album art Société de la Chorale Bach de Montreal*, George Little / Consort of Viols*, Otto Joachim Société de la Chorale Bach de Montreal*, George Little / Consort of Viols*, Otto Joachim - Music From The Court And Chapel Of Henry VIII(LP, Album, Mono, Ult) VOX (6) DL 950 US 1963 Sell This Version
DL 990 R. D. Darrell - Motets album art Dufay* - Le Petite Ensemble Vocal de Montreal*, George Little, Consort Of Viols*, Otto Joachim Dufay* - Le Petite Ensemble Vocal de Montreal*, George Little, Consort Of Viols*, Otto Joachim - Motets(LP, Album, Mono) VOX (6) DL 990 US 1963 Sell This Version
SVBX 567 R. D. Darrell - Brandenburg Concertos (Complete) & Violin Concerti album art Bach*, Susanne Lautenbacher, Dieter Vorholz, Mainz Chamber Orchestra*, Günter Kehr Bach*, Susanne Lautenbacher, Dieter Vorholz, Mainz Chamber Orchestra*, Günter Kehr - Brandenburg Concertos (Complete) & Violin Concerti(3xLP + Box) Vox (6) SVBX 567 US 1964 Sell This Version
R. D. Darrell - Keyboard Music (Complete) Vol. 2 album art Bach* / Martin Galling Bach* / Martin Galling - Keyboard Music (Complete) Vol. 2 (Album) Vox (6) US 1965 Sell This Version
H-1079 R. D. Darrell - Symphony No. 35 In D Major ("Haffner") K.385 / Symphony No. 38 In D Major ("Prague") K.504 album art Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 35 In D Major ("Haffner") K.385 / Symphony No. 38 In D Major ("Prague") K.504(LP, Mono) Nonesuch H-1079 US 1965 Sell This Version
R. D. Darrell - Court Dances Of Medieval France, Arbeau: Orchésographie album art Arbeau*, The Telemann Society* Arbeau*, The Telemann Society* - Court Dances Of Medieval France, Arbeau: Orchésographie (Album) Turnabout UK 1966 Sell This Version
R. D. Darrell - The Goldberg Variations album art Bach*, Martin Galling Bach*, Martin Galling - The Goldberg Variations (Album) Turnabout UK 1966 Sell This Version
TV 4102 , TV.4102 R. D. Darrell - Violin Concerto In G Minor, Harpsichord Concerto No. 5 In F Minor, Harpsichord Concerto No. 4 In A Major album art J. S. Bach* - Susanne Lautenbacher, Martin Galling, Bach Kollegium, Stuttgart*, Helmuth Rilling J. S. Bach* - Susanne Lautenbacher, Martin Galling, Bach Kollegium, Stuttgart*, Helmuth Rilling - Violin Concerto In G Minor, Harpsichord Concerto No. 5 In F Minor, Harpsichord Concerto No. 4 In A Major(LP, Album, Mono) Turnabout, Turnabout TV 4102 , TV.4102 UK 1967 Sell This Version