Arturo Toscanini conducts performances of Mendessohn and Wagner

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Album title:
Mendelssohn * Wagner
Composer(s):
Mendelssohn, Wagner
Works:
Mendelssohn: Symphonies Nos 4 & 5; Wagner: Parsifal* - Prelude to Act I; Good Friday Music
Performer:
NBC Symphony Orchestra; *London Symphony Orchestra/Arturo Toscanini
Label:
Praga Digitals
Catalogue Number:
PRD/DSD 350128 (hybrid CD/SACD) (1935-54)
Performance:
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Recording:
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Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine
Arturo Toscanini conducts performances of Mendessohn and Wagner

Crisp, sharply focused, high-energy-performances, at times thrilling, at others antiseptic. The slow movement of the Mendelssohn Italian and the Parsifal Prelude are thoroughly un-atmospheric.


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