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a Great recording
Malgré un tempo général un peu lent, l’équilibre orchestral reste celui d’un chef de légende. Divines longueurs à savourer longuement!
Decent performance and sound.
Schubert's great C major has a lot of competition in this era - Szell, Munch, Krips etc. This one falls around the middle of an admittedly very good pack. It's a good reading, albeit somewhat deliberate at times. Decent to good sound, typical of Columbias at this time.
Historical great performance of this symphony.
This performance is one of the best performances by Walter's recording. It's a very excellent thing that the sound quality became very clear by remastering by HDTT.
Schubert 9 Walter
I've got to be honest- I would buy anything conducted by Walter with the Columbia SO. Lovely symphony, super remastering.
Title: Schubert Symphony In C Major "The Great"
Artist(s): Bruno Walter conducts the Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Recording Info: Transferred from a 15ips 2-track tape
Recorded by Columbia Records January 31; February 2, 4, 6, 1959
Venue: American Legion Hall, Hollywood, CA
I. Andante; Allegro Ma Non Troppo 14:40
II. Andante Con Moto 15:05
III. Scherzo: Allegro Vivace 9:55
IV. Finale: Allegro Vivace 12:25
Total Time: 52:05