The album is complemented by Variations performed by Robert Craft, American conductor, commentator, and – from 1948 on – Stravinsky's collaborator. The recordings were made on 28 May, 1965.
This is an encounter with the work of Igor Marketvitch, Russian-born Italian conductor and composer. The recordings were made on January 26 and 27, 1962 at the Concert Hall of the National Philharmonic.
Two great conductors, two brilliant symphonic works, two ravishing interpretations. Schubert's Seventh Symphony is conducted by Carlo Zecchi (the recording comes from the concert on March 26, 1955).
We are pleased to present to you an extraordinary project – a reissue of the archival recording of Ludwig van Beethoven’s complete symphonies performed by the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir with the soloists.
There have been many fine recordings of this opulent score, including Solti's (Decca), Previn's (Telarc), and the recent Askkenazy (Ondine), but if forced to choose a single recording I have no hesitation in picking this one.