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Edmund RUBBRA (1901-1986)
Symphony No. 5 (1949) [29.02] - Loth to Depart from Farnaby Improvisations () [4.10] - Benjamin BRITTEN (1913-1976) Violin Concerto (original version) () [31.12] - Michael HEMING (1920-1942) arr Anthony COLLINS (1893-1963) Threnody for a Soldier Killed in Action () [6.25] - Theo Olof (violin) Hallé Orchestra/Sir John Barbirolli - rec No. 1 Studio, Abbey Rd, London, 18 Dec 1950 (Loth); 14-15 Dec 1950, (Rubbra 5); 29 Apr 1948 (Britten); 20 Mar 1945 (Heming) ADD MONO EMI CLASSICS CDM 5 66053 2 [71.04] [RB]

Vintage recordings of rare material. Indispensable to all British music enthusiasts ... see Full Review

Camille SAINT-SAËNS (1835-1921) Cello Sonatas 1 and 2 Allegro Appassionato, Le Cygne Luc Tooten, cello Benjamin Rawitz, piano Recorded Right Place Studios, Brussels, February 1998 PAVANE ADW7407 [63’28] [JW]

Sensitive and persuasive performances of works increasingly being taken into the living repertoire. … see Full Review

Sammartini Concertos - Giuseppe SAMMARTINI (1693 - 1751) Concerto C major for violoncello piccolo, strings and b.c. - Trio F major for 2 recorders and b.c. - Concerto E flat major for oboe, strings and b.c. - Concerto F major for soprano recorder, strings and b.c. - Giovanni Battista SAMMARTINI (1698-1775) Sonata D major for transverse flute, 2 violins and b.c. - Trio D major for 2 transverse flutes and b.c. Camerata Köln: Michael Schneider / soprano recorder, alto recorder, transverse flute; Sabine Bauer / alto recorder, harpsichord; Karl Kaiser / transverse flute; Hans-Peter Westermann / oboe; Mary Utiger, Ursula Bundies / violins; Hajo Bäß, Claudia Steeb / viola; Rainer Zipperling / violoncello, violoncello piccolo; Nicholas Selo / violoncello; Dane Roberts / violone; Harald Hoeren / harpsichord, organ - Rec. Germany 2002 RCA VICTOR CD 05472 77852 2 [59:26] [JL]

Good performances of concertos and chamber works by Giuseppe and Giovanni Sammartini … Michael Schneider’s recorder playing shines. … see Full Review

RECORDING OF THE MONTH Othmar SCHOECK (1886-1957) Unter Sternen (1941-43): Trost der Kreatur; Sonnenuntergang; Siehst du den stern; Stille der Nacht; Unter Sternen; Abendlied an die natur; Unruhe der Nacht; Waldlied I; Waldlied II; Stilleben; Das Tal; Abendlied; Wir wähnten lange rechtt zu leben; Flackre, ew'ges Licht im Tal; Die Zeit geht nicht; Trübes Wetter; Frühgesicht; Frühlingsglaube; In der Trauer; Den Zweifellosen I und II; Tod und Dichter; An das Herz; Ein Tagewerk I und II. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (bar) Hartmut Höll (piano) rec. Berlin, Feb 1986, DDD CLAVES CD 50-8606 [58.25] [RB]

Fresh-voiced and intelligently etching every syllable ... wondrous ... see Full Review

Heinrich SCHULZ-BEUTHEN (1838-1915) Symphony No. 5 - Reformationshymnus Op. 36 (1884) [18.18] - Die Toteninsel - symphonic poem (1909) [11.33] - Neger-Lieder und Tänze Op. 26 (1880) [15.55] - Abschiedsklänge Op. 28 (1880) [7.33] - Anastasiya Sidelnikova (organ) Moscow SO/Adriano - Rec: Aug 2002, Large Hall, Moscow State Conservatory and Mosfilm Studios DDD STERLING CDS-1049-2 [53.27] [IL]

May not be the cream of Late Romantic German music but it could lay claim to being near ‘the top of the milk’. … see Full Review

Robert SCHUMANN (1810-56) Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54 (1841-5). Kinderszenen, Op. 15 (1838). César FRANCK (1822-90) Symphonic Variations (1885).
Ivan Moravec (piano) Czech Philharmonic Orchestra/Vaclav Neumann
Recorded in the Dvořák Hall of the Rudolfinum, Prague, in April 1976 (Franck and Schumann Piano Concerto); August 1987 (Kinderszenen). [DDD (Kinderszenen)/ADD]. SUPRAPHON SU3508-2 [CC]

A thought-provoking record which, whilst not an unqualified success, affords much pleasure. … see Full Review

Ivan Moravec plays Czech Music Bedrich SMETANA (1824-1884) Polka in A Minor (Czech Dances First Series 1877) Czech Dances (Second Series 1879) Hulan, Obkrocak, Furiant Polka in G Minor (Three poetic Polkas 1854) Memories of Plzen (Polka 1843) Josef SUK (1874-1935) Pisen lasky (Love Song Op 7 No1) Humoresque Op 7 No2 O Matince (About Mother Op 28) Oldrich F KORTE (b 1926) Sonata for Piano (1951-53) Ivan Moravec, piano Recorded Dvorak Hall of the Rudolfinum, Prague December 1984 (Smetana, Korte, Suk; Pisen lasky and Humoresque); Domovina Studios, Prague, 1962 (Suk; O Matince) SUPRAPHON SU 3509-2 111 [71’56] Midprice [JW]

Yet more testimony to Moravec’s exalted status amongst contemporary musicians. … see Full Review

Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH (1906 - 1975) Concerto for Piano, Trumpet and Strings in C minor, op. 35 (1933) [22'06] Piano Concerto No 2 in F, op. 102 (1957) [21'09] 24 Preludes for Piano, op. 34 (1932-33) [33'37] - Oleg Marshev (piano) Helsingborg SO/Hannu Lintu - Recorded 29 July – 2 August 2002, Konserthuset, Helsingborg Danacord DACOCD 601 [76'52] [PS]

A perceptive coupling of thoughtful and scintillating performances recorded with warmth and clarity, which all adds up to seventy-seven minutes of pure pleasure. Go and buy one before they’re all sold out. ... See Full review

Jean SIBELIUS (1865-1957) The Complete Symphonies and the Violin Concerto - Symphony No. 1 (1899) [40.16] - Symphony No. 2 (1902) [46.35] - Symphony No. 3 (1907) [27.33] - Symphony No. 4 (1911) [39.43] - Symphony No. 5 (1919) [31.29] - Symphony No. 6 (1923) [27.21] - Symphony No. 7 (1924) [25.53] - Violin Concerto [34.03] - Serenade [8.25] - Karelia Suite [21.32] - Valse Triste [4.23] - En Saga [17.08] - Finlandia [8.59] - Julian Rachlin (violin) Pittsburgh SO/Lorin Maazel - rec. Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, PA, USA: 16 Sept 1992 (7), 2 May 1992 (1), 16-17 Sept 1990 (2), 3-4 May 1992 (6), 21, 26-27 Sept 1992 (3), 2-4 May 1992 (Valse, Swan), 16 Sept 1991, 2-4 May 1992 (Karelia), 16 Sept 1991 (Finlandia), 7 May 1990 (4), 15-16 Sept 1990 (5), 26-27 Sept 1992 (Concerto, Serenade, En Saga) DDD SONY CLASSICS SB5K 87882 [5CDs: 66.22+74.31+70.05+71.34+59.49] [RB]

Not the ideal library set but good to excellent versions of 3, 4, 5 and 6 and a knockout performance of the concerto. ... see Full Review

Robert STOLZ (1880-1975) Operetta Album for the 25th anniversary of Robert Stolz's death HÄNSSLER CLASSIC SWR 93.007 [CD 1 74:29, CD2 52.52] [RW]

The true merit of this album lies in hearing Stolz and his style over the decades....see Full Review

Richard STRAUSS (1864-1949) Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life)* (1897-8) - Four Last Songs (1947/48) Frühling (Spring) SeptemberBeim Schlafengehen (Time to Sleep) Im Abendrot (At sunset) - Arleen Augér soprano) * Rainer Küchl (violin) Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/André Previn - Recorded in the Musikvereinsaal, Vienna in November 1988 TELARC CD-80180 [68:30] [IL & GL]

Augér beguiles in Richard Strauss’s Four Last Songs. Previn turns in a very satisfactory reading of the flawed Ein Heldenleben. … see Full Review

Igor STRAVINSKY (1882-1971) Petrushka (1911, rev 1947) [34.05] - Sergei PROKOFIEV (1891-1953) Peter and the Wolf (1936) [23.16] - Benjamin BRITTEN (1913-1976) The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (1946) [17.47] Eric Shilling (speaker), Prokofiev, Britten - Czech PO/Karel Ančerl - rec Dvořák Hall, House of Artists, Prague, 26-28, 30 March 1962 stereo (Petrushka); 26 Oct 1960, 1, 6, 11 Feb 1963 mono (Prokofiev); 3-5 Mar 1958, 7 Feb 1963 mono (Britten) AAD SUPRAPHON 11 1945-2 001 [75.25] [RB]

A cracking stereo Petrushka lacking only in richness of recorded sound. The charming Prokofiev and Britten pieces are recorded in mono. ... see Full Review

Josef SUK (1874-1935) Chamber Works: Volume 3 Melody for Two Violins, Minuet for Violin and Piano, Ballad for Violin and Piano in D minor, Four Pieces for Violin and Piano Op.17, Ballad for Cello and Piano in D minor Op.3 No.1, Serenade for Cello and Piano in A Op.3 No.2, Bagatelle for Flute, Violin and Piano ‘With Nosegay in Hand’, Barcarolle (Andante from String Quartet in D minor), Ballad for String Quartet,Elegy for Violin, Cello, String Quartet, Harmonium and Harp Op.23, Sousedska for 5 violins, Double Bass, Cymbals, Triangle, Side and Bass Drums Josef Suk (violin) Marek Jerie (cello) Josef Hála (piano) Jan Panenka (piano) Ivan Klansky (piano) Suk Quartet Members of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and Suk Chamber Orchestra Recorded at the Domovina Studio or at the Dvorak Hall of the Rudolfinum, Prague between 1966 and 1992 SUPRAPHON 11 1533-2111 [62. 48] [CF]

The epitome of refined style, virtuosic genius and genuine musicianship … one of the most enjoyable discs I have heard for a long while. … see Full Review

Thomas TALLIS (c.1510-1585) The Complete Works - Volume 3: Music for Queen Mary (1553-8) Beati immaculati (5vv) [3.58] Introit: Puer natus est nobis (plainsong) [3.06] Kyrie: Deus Creator (plainsong) [2.31] Mass: Puer natus est nobis - Gloria [7.45] Gradual: Viderunt omnes (plainsong) [3.35] Alleluia: Dies sanctificatus (plainsong) [1.57] Sequence: Celeste organum (plainsong) [3.41] Mass: Puer natus est nobis: Sanctus [3.42]; enedictus [2.41]; Agnus dei [5.55]; Communion: Viderunt omnes (plainsong) [0.40]; Suscipe quaeso (7vv) [7.55]; Gaude gloriosa (6vv) [17.11] Chapelle du Roi/Alastair Dixon Recorded 28-30 May 1997 in St. Jude's Church, Hampstead, London. SIGNUM SIGCD003 [64.37] [JPo]

Adds joyfully to our knowledge of this period of English polyphony … see Full Review

Peter TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893) The Seasons, Op. 37 bis - Dumka, Op. 59 - Sentimental Waltz, Op. 51 No. 6. Irakly Avaliani (piano) - Recorded c.1992 [DDD] PAVANE ADW7272 [55'37]

The Georgian pianist Irakly Avaliani studied at the Tchaikovsky National Conservatory in Moscow. Like many Russians, his playing is distinguished by its accurate finger-work and its sparing use of the sustaining pedal. … see Full Review

Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893) Eugene OneginLyrical scenes in three acts (1878) Libretto by Tchaikovsky and Shilovsky after the novel by Pushkin Onegin played by Michal Docolomansky: sung by Bernd Weikl (baritone)Tatyana played by Magdalena Vasaryova: sung by Teresa Kubiak (soprano) Lensky played by Emil Horvath: sung by Stuart Burrows (tenor) Olga played by Kamila Magalova: sung by Julia Hamari (mezzo) Gremin played by Premsyl Koci: sung by Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass) John Alldis Choir Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Sir Georg Solti Filmed by Petr Weigl c. 1988 DECCA 071 124-9 [117 minutes] [TH]

This Onegin is good to look at, and great to listen to, but not both. … see Full Review

RECORDING OF THE MONTH Georg Phillipp TELEMANN (1681-1767) Concerto for flute in G major TWV 51: G2 Concerto for two flutes, violone, strings and continuo TWV 53:a1 (from Tafelmusik) Concerto for transverse flute, strings and continuo, TWV 51:D2 Concerto for flute, oboe d’amore, viola d’amore, strings and continuo TWV 53:E1 Concerto for flute, strings and continuo in D, TWV 51:D2 Emmanuel Pahud, flute; Rainer Kussmaul, violin and leader; Georg Faust, cello; Wolfram Christ, viola d’amore; Klaus Stoll, violone; Jacques Zoon, flute; Albrecht Mayer, oboe d’amore. Berliner Barock Solisten, Rainer Kussmaul, conductor. Recorded in 2002, with the cooperation of the Deutschland Radio. DDD EMI CLASSICS 57397 [66:26] [KS]

A delightful sense of collegial give and take. An absolute winner, this disc is not to be missed. … see Full Review

George TEMPLETON STRONG (1856-1948) Symphonic Poem: Ondine (1882-3; rev. 1939) - From a Notebook of Sketches (originally composed as piano duets in the early 1890s and orchestrated in the early 1940s):- Suite No. 1: Eclogue - The Elves Blow the Horn The Cemetery – Sarabande of the Dead - In the Inn : The Night watch - Suite No. 2:Athens”:- Youth of Athens - Evening Dance - Entering the Parthenon - Suite No. 3: Jack the Giant-Killer - The Dreams of Cinderella - Oriental Procession (ed. Adriano) Moscow Symphony Orchestra/Adriano - Recorded at Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, in March 2000 DDD - World premiere performance and recordings NAXOS AMERICAN CLASSICS 8.559078 [67:22] [IL]

Entertaining programme music energetically performed. … see Full Review

Michael TORKE (b.1961) An American Abroad (1998-2001) - Jasper (1998-2001) - Rapture - Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra¹ (1998-2001) - Colin Currie, percussion¹ Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Marin Alsop - Recorded at Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow, 3rd-4th February 2002. NAXOS 8.559167 [61.20] [NH]

An excellent introduction to the soundworld of Michael Torke. Minimalism" with a difference (or is it "maximalism"?) … see Full Review

Giuseppe VERDI (1813 - 1901) Falstaff (1893) - Falstaff - Willard White (bar) - Ford - Marcus Jupither (bar) - Fenton - Yann Beuron (ten) - Dr Cajus - Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke (ten) - Bardolfo - Santiago Sánchez Jericó (ten) - Pistola - Paolo Battaglia (bass) - M Alice Ford - Geraldine McGreevy (sop) - Nannetta - Miah Persson (sop) - M Quickly - Nora Gubisch (mezzo-sop) - M Meg Page - Charlotte Hellekant (mezzo-sop) - Chorus of the European Academy of Music D’Aix-en-Provence Paris Orchestra conducted by Enrique Mazzola - Stage Director: Herbert Wernicke - Film Directed by Chloé Perlemuter - Regional Code 0 Picture Format 16:9 - Sound formats Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, PCM Stereo - Production 2001 - Subtitles in English, German, French, Spanish and Italian. Notes include a synopsis of the libretto, a brief account of the history of the opera and a note on the production ARTHAUS MUSIC 100344 [125.00] [DB]

An unusual but intelligent reinterpretation of Verdi’s great masterpiece with Willard White superb in the title role.see Full Review

Giuseppe VERDI (1813 - 1901) Falstaff Falstaff: Ambrogio Maestri (bar) Ford: Roberto Frontali (bar) Fenton: Juan Diego Flórez (ten) Dr Cajus: Ernesto Gavazzi (ten) Bardolfo: Paolo Barbacini (ten) Pistola: Luigi Roni (bass) M Alice Ford: Barbara Frittoli (sop) Nannetta: Inva Mula (sop) M Quickly: Bernadette Manca di Nissa (mezzo) M Meg Page: Anna Caterina Antonacci (mezzo) La Scala Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Riccardo Muti Stage Director: Ruggiero Cappuccio Film Directed by Pierre Cavasillas The disc also includes a DVD player cable check. Regional Code 0 Picture Format 16:9 anamorphic Sound formats Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, PCM Stereo Production 2001 Subtitles in English, German, French, Spanish and Italian. Notes include a synopsis of the libretto, a brief account of the history of the opera and a note on the production. TDK DVD 10 5127 9 DV-OPFAL [single disc: 78.00] [DB]

A fine "company" performance of Verdi’s masterpiece which looks and sounds excellent. … see Full Review

Giuseppe VERDI (1813 - 1901) An Introduction to La Traviata (musical excerpts with spoken guide) Thomson Smillie, writer. David Timson, narrator. Featuring musical examples from Naxos 8.660011-12 (Monika Krause/Yordy Ramiro/Georg Tichy/Slovak Philharmonic Choir/Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra/Alexander Rahbari) NAXOS 8.558050 [65.23] [NH]

A useful audiobook style introduction to one of the Italian operatic masterpieces … See Full Review.

Giuseppe VERDI (1813-1901) Il Trovatore (1851-53) Drama in four acts: libretto by Salvatore Cammarano Manrico (tenor): José Cura Count di Luna (baritone): Dmitri Hvorostovsky Azucena (mezzo): Yvonne Naef Leonora (soprano): Veronica Villarroel Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Carlo Rizzi (conductor) Directed for the stage by Elijah Moshinsky Directed for television by Brian Large Recorded at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 3 May 2002 BBC OPUS ARTE OA 0848 D [172 minutes] [TH]

Could prove popular on DVD. Good value. A faithful record of a night at the opera. I doubt if it will shake any faithful allegiances to recordings of the past … see Full Review

Antonio VIVALDI (1678-1741) ‘The Four Seasons’ concerto grossi for violin and string orchestra Op.8 No.s 1-4 (Pre.1725) - 1) Concerto in E major Op.8 No.1 RV269 ‘Spring’ - 2) Concerto in G minor Op.8 No.2 RV315 ‘Summer’ - 3) Concerto in F major Op.8 No.3 RV293 ‘Autumn’ - 4) Concerto in F minor Op.8 No.4 RV297 ‘Winter’ - 5) Oboe Concerto in A minor RV461 - 6) Oboe Concerto in D minor RV454 Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra/Ton Koopman (harpsichord & organ) - Andrew Manze (violin tracks 1-12) - Marcel Ponseele (oboe tracks 13-18) - Recorded between 1-12 October 1993 at Maria Minor Church, Ultrect and between 13-18 October 1994at Waalse Church, Amsterdam. DDD WARNER CLASSICS ELATUS 0927 46726 2 [56:24] [MC]

A fine recording of the oft-recorded Four Seasons, featuring violinist Andrew Manze… See Full Review

Antonio VIVALDI (1678-1741) L'Estro Armonico, op. 3 (1711) - No. 1 in D major RV 549 - No. 2 in G minor RV 550 - No. 3 in G major RV 551 -No. 4 in E minor RV 552 - No. 5 in A major RV 553 - No. 6 in A minor RV 554 - No. 7 in F major RV 555 - No. 8 in A major RV 556 - No. 9 in D major RV 557 - No. 10 in B minor RV 558 -No. 11 in D minor RV 559 - No. 12 in E major RV 560 L'Arte dell'Arco, Christopher Hogwood - Federico Gugliemo, maestro al violino - Rec: March 2002, Sala della Musica, Villa San Fermo, Lonigo, Italy CHANDOS CHAN 0689(2) [103.18] [KM]

Lacks the energy that would set it apart from so many other Vivaldi recordings … see Full Review

Antonio VIVALDI (1678-1741) Late Violin Concertos (Concertos for Violin, Strings and Basso Continuo) Concerto in C major RV 177 [11:53] Concerto in D major RV 222 [11:32] Concerto in E minor RV 273 [13:18] Concerto in F major RV 295 [11:03] Concerto in B-flat major RV 375 [12:59] Concerto in C major RV 191 [13:50] Giuliano Carmignola: baroque violin Venice Baroque Orchestra/Andrea Marcon and harpsichord - Recorded 26-28 June 2000 at L’Abbazio di Rosazzo, Manzano (Udine), Italy DDD - Premier Recordings SONY CLASSICAL SK 89362 [74:35] [MC]

These are magnificent accounts to cherish. A must for lovers of late baroque music. … see Full Review

Antonio VIVALDI (1678-1741) Late Violin Concertos (Concertos for Violin, Strings and Basso Continuo) Concerto in B minor RV 386 [11:50] Concerto in D minor RV 235 [11:27] Concerto in F major RV 296 [13:11] Concerto in E-flat major RV 258 [12:32] Concerto in B minor RV 389 [11:52] Concerto in E-flat major RV 251 [10:55] Giuliano Carmignola: baroque violin Venice Baroque Orchestra/Andrea Marcon and harpsichord - Recorded 21-24 May 2002 at L’Abbazio di Rosazzo, Manzano (Udine), Italy DDD - Premier Recordings SONY CLASSICAL SK 87733 [71:48] [MC]

This is an indispensable recording of top quality yet unfamiliar Vivaldi violin concertos combined with stunning performances … see Full Review

Antonio VIVALDI (1678-1741) ‘I Concerti di Dresda’ (The Dresden Concertos) Concertos for Multiple Instruments Vol. 1 Concerto for solo violin*, two oboes, strings & bass continuo, in G minor RV 577 [09:33] Concerto for solo violin**, two flutes, two horns, strings & bass continuo, in F major RV 569 (circa. 1715) [12:19] Concerto for solo oboe & violin*, two flutes, two oboes, strings & bass continuo, in G minor RV 576 [10:57] Sinfonia for strings & bass continuo, in C major RV 192 [05:11] Concerto for solo violin*, two oboes, two horns, strings & bass continuo, in F major RV 574 (circa. 1715) [11:11] * Gottfried von der Goltz (solo violin) ** Anne Katharina Schreiber (solo violin) Freiburger Barockorchester/ Gottfried von der Goltz Recorded in February 2002 at Studio Teldex, Berlin, Germany DDD OPUS 111 OP 30283 [49:42] [MC]

Don’t miss this opportunity to obtain these extremely rewarding works so excellently played … see Full Review

Siegfried WAGNER (1869-1930) Scenes and Arias for Soprano: Der Schmied von Marienburg Op. 13 (1922) Prelude to Act 2 and Friedelind’s Aria, Act 2, 1 Der Kobold Op. 3 (1904) Verena’s Song, Act 3, 1 Sternegebot Op. 5 (1908) Agnes’ Final Song, Act 3, 5 Schwarzschwanenreich Op. 7 (1918) Prelude to Act 3 and Hulda’s Scene, Act 3, 1 Der Heidenkönig Op. 9 (1912?) Ellida’s Scene, Concert version from Act 1, 1, and Act 3, 2 Der Friedensengel Op. 10 (1920?) Mita’s Scene, Act 2, 1 Rainulf und Adelasia Op. 14 (1922?) Adelasia’s Song, Act 1, 10. Sonnenflammen Op. 8 (1916?) Scene of the Dance Interpreter, Act2, 6 Dagmar Schellenberger (soprano) WDR Rundfunkchor Köln WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln/Werner Andreas Albert (conductor) Recorded in the Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany on 3-7 April 2000 CPO 999 794-2 [71.25] [RF]

Largely lyric and melodic, if somewhat stylised. Schellenberger has a pleasingly full-toned and creamy voice with good legato and extension. … see Full Review

William WALTON (1902 – 1983) String Quartet (1922) - String Quartet in A minor (1947) The Emperor Quartet - Recorded: Potton Hall, Suffolk, August 2000 BLACK BOX BBM 1035 [58:51] [HC]

Fantasy and lyricism … a must for all dedicated Waltonians anyway. … see Full Review

 

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