Great Goossens: Concertos by Strauss, E Goossens and Cimarosa

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COMPOSERS: Domenico Cimarosa,Richard Strauss,Sir Eugène Goossens
LABELS: Oboe Classics
ALBUM TITLE: Great Goossens
WORKS: Concertos by Strauss, E Goossens, Cimarosa (arr Benjamin)
PERFORMER: Léon Goossens (oboe), various orchestras and conductors
CATALOGUE NO: Oboe Classics CC 3031 (1943-61)

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Goossens’s nimble technique, sweet tone and elegant phrasing enliven a wide-ranging anthology – including the first recording of Richard Strauss’s Concerto, with the economical original ending. 

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Anthony Burton