Annie Fischer and the Philharmonia Orchestra play Schumann, and Leon Fleischer and the Swiss Festival Orchestra play Beethoven

'Recorded live at the Lucerne festival'

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COMPOSERS: Beethoven,Schumann
LABELS: Audite
ALBUM TITLE: Schumann, Beethoven
WORKS: Schumann: Piano Concerto; Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2
PERFORMER: Annie Fischer, Leon Fleisher (piano), Philharmonia Orchestra/Giulini; Swiss Festival Orchestra/Szell
CATALOGUE NO: 95.643 (1962)

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Recorded live at the Lucerne Festival in remarkably fine sound, Fischer’s golden tone recalls an already bygone age, while Fleisher’s dazzling clarity points to the future.

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Julian Haylock