Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra, Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta performed by The Boston Symphony Orchestra/ Rafael Kubelík
ALBUM TITLE: Bartók
WORKS: Concerto for Orchestra; Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta*
PERFORMER: The Boston Symphony Orchestra/ Rafael Kubelík
CATALOGUE NO: PTC 5186 247 (hybrid CD/ SACD) (1973/76)
Recorded with startling clarity, Rafael Kubelík and the Boston Symphony’s 1973 account of Bartók’s Concerto-in-exile blazes with passion and nostalgia. Seiji Ozawa’s fill up* is efficiently done, if less characterful.