23rd February 1978

Grammy Awards 1978

In February 1978, the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles hosted the 20th edition of the Grammy Awards ceremony. Supraphon received a nomination in the Best Chamber Music Performance category for a recording of Antonín Dvořák’s String Quartet in E major and String Quartet in E flat major, as performed by the Prague Quartet, yet the award was won by David Munrow, conducting The Early Music Consort of London. By the way, the Grammy Award 1978 in the Pop Music category was given to The Eagles for the album Hotel California (Warner Music Group), while Barbra Streisand’s Evergreen (Sony Music) was voted the Song of the Year.