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Great Conductors of the 20th Century – Albert Coates

Great Conductors of the 20th Century – Albert Coates

Great Conductors of the 20th Century¬†was a 2CD series from IMG Artists and EMI featuring famous conductors of the 20th century. As per the norm, the website has disappeared, so here is all the information [and more] that was included for this great series. This compilation of newly remastered recordings affords the opportunity for a major reassessment of a distinguished British conductor (and a notable Wagnerian), whose career flourished in the 1920s and 1930s. Catalogue no: 7243 5 75462 2…

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Symphony No. 1: Borodin

Symphony No. 1: Borodin

Symphony No. 1:A survey of the first symphonies of various composers that I have in my collection. While Russian composer Alexander Borodin’s Symphony No. 2 gets all the attention, and sometimes No. 3, the Borodin 1st gets short shrift on a lot of releases. Fortunately RCA put together a Borodin Orchestral set on LP years ago, and the 3 Symphony recordings from that set by Loris Tjeknavorian and the National Phil Orch have been compiled into one CD. Great playing,…

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