Jacques Thibaud: The Complete Solo Recordings 1929-36

COMPOSERS: Various
LABELS: Appian
WORKS: The Complete Solo Recordings 1929-36; Lalo: Symphonie espagnole
CATALOGUE NO: APR 7028 ADD

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In 1941, the great French violinist Jacques Thibaud skipped Nazi passport control, crossed the Swiss border and broadcast Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole. Fortunately for us, his creaking technique was still versatile enough to deliver a supremely stylish reading, while the dry-as-dust November 1941 recording does partial credit to his winsome, velvety tone.