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Offline Scion7

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Re: Brahms Violin Concerto
« Reply #60 on: November 05, 2020, 04:34:08 AM »
the Zuckerman and Pearlman accounts are quite well done
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Re: Brahms Violin Concerto
« Reply #61 on: November 05, 2020, 04:35:01 AM »
It's been a while that I listened to it but I found the Hefeitz/Koussevitzky in the Naxos transfer very listenable, as far as I recall it above average for a 1939 orchestral recording.
A rather lean and flowing modern recording is Zehetmair/Dohnanyi.
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I knew the night had gone.
The morning breeze like a bugle blew
Against the drums of dawn.
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