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Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner
Reiner's magnificent (1956) Scheherazade stands out among the many superb RCA recordings made in Chicago in the 1950s...Sidney Harth, the orchestral leader, naturally balanced, plays most seductively...The... — More…
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National de la RTF, Berliner Philharmoniker, Lorin Maazel
The singing is delightful: neoclassical crispness of articulation goes with refined textures that convey the ripe humour of the one piece, the tender poetry of the other.The inclusion of [the... — More…
RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra, Kirill Kondrashin
Kondrashin's performance is affectionate and colourful as well as lively, and the warm resonance of the recording helps prevent the music from sounding too brash. It is irresistably tuneful and... — More…