Tchaikovsky, Saint-Sa‘ns

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COMPOSERS: Saint-Sa‘ns,Tchaikovsky
LABELS: EMI
ALBUM TITLE: Paul Tortelier
WORKS: Works by Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saëns
PERFORMER: Paul Tortelier (cello); Philharmonia/Menges, CBSO/Frémaux
CATALOGUE NO: 476 8672
The Civil Centre, Bedworth does no favours to Lalo’s noisy brass writing, but otherwise everything is splendid – especially Tortelier, giving life to every phrase and with an A string sound that maybe only Rostropovich has matched. Roger Nichols

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