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Great Conductors of the 20th Century – Ataulfo Argenta

Great Conductors of the 20th Century – Ataulfo Argenta

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. Features Argenta’s rare recordings of Schubert 9 from 1957 and Liszt’s Faust Symphony from 1955, both in stereo Catalogue no: 7243 5 75097 2 5 (2 CD)   CD1 [68:58] Liszt: A Faust Symphony Orchestre de…

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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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Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsodies

Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsodies

The Rhapsodies come in several versions, the original solo piano and orchestrated versions. While I have the odd piano version from various performers, there was not a complete set of all 19 Rhapsodies in my collection. Surprisingly few sets are in print these days, however there are a few gems out there. Roberto Szidon recorded a set for DG in the 1970’s and it has been released on a DG2CD set. This is a great modern recording of Liszt’s piano…

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