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Berlioz, Brahms, Chausson & Others: Works For Orchestra / Monteux, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Bbc Symphony

Release Date: 10/05/2018 
Label:  Ica Classics   Catalog #: 5150  
Number of Discs: 4 
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The great French conductor Pierre Monteux (1875-1964) was naturally considered a specialist of his native country’s music, though he would never allow this to restrict him. This new set of previously unpublished recordings seeks to set the record straight, with a strong representation of German repertoire, notably Brahms’ Symphony No.3 with the Boston Symphony, which he never recorded commercially, in a rare ‘live’ performance from the 1956 Edinburgh Festival. More Brahms featuring two celebrated virtuosos –the Violin Concerto with the French violinist Zino Francescatti, and the Double Concerto where he is joined by his compatriot Pierre Fournier, both ‘live’ recordings from the Royal Festival Hall in 1955. Both selections featured here are Read more previously unpublished. Read less

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