TCHAIKOVSKY: SWAN LAKE Scenes FISTOULARI / CONCERTGEBOUW AMSTERDAM SXL 2285
SXL 2285 TCHAIKOVSKY: SWAN LAKE Scenes ANATOLE FISTOULARI / CONCERTGEBOUW ORCHESTRA AMSTERDAM
DECCA UK 1961 ED1 WIDE BAND GROOVED 2E / 2E NM / EX+ reverse of sleeve a little browned with age - see photograph
One of my 'Desert Island' discs, this must be one of Decca's most spectacular recordings. Fistoulari's fiery and dramatic reading is graced by upfront, very immediate sound and the timpani in the Finale has to be heard to be believed!