passing of Frederick Fennell on December 7th. I'm sure most people reading this will be familar with Maestro Fennell, as he was a legendary figure in American music making.I was saddened to read of the recent
Personally, I greatly enjoy his fine Mercury recordings from the 1960s which were reissued onto CD in the 90s (and probably will be reissued as SACD releases in the future). His Mercury recording of Leroy Anderson, made from recording sessions in 1956, 1958 and 1964 remains one of my most treasured disks.
I am sure we can all take a few moments to reflect on Frederick Fennell and his contribution to American music and music education. He passed away at his home in Siesta Key aged 90 years.
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