Thursday, July 2, 2009

Recording


Kostelanetz conducts a 1938 Brunswick recording of "turkey in the straw".

Recording

Kostelanetz conducts 1938 Brunswick recording of "Bugle Call rag".

Friday, December 19, 2008

Great songs of sixties


http://loungemusica.blogspot.com/2008/12/andre-kostelanetz-great-songs-of.html
Only Mantovani comes close in defining easy listening music. Percy Faith, Ray Conniff--even Liberace--are names one naturally associates with easy listening, but they were entertainers, creators, who liked to spice things up, to toss in a surprise now and again. But Kostelanetz's goal was a pristinely perfect and consistent product, with no rough edges, no striking sounds, nothing to deter from a seamlessly smooth musical experience.