ALBUM TITLE: Tchaikovsky
WORKS: Symphony No. 6; Romeo and Juliet*; Capriccio italien**; Manfred Symphony†
PERFORMER: Vienna Phil/Abbado; *Boston SO/Abbado; **Berlin Phil/Leitner; †LSO/Ahronovitch
CATALOGUE NO: 482 6184 (1960-77)
Chalk and cheese: Abbado’s Vienna Pathétique may be the loveliest as well as fiercest on disc, but Ahronovitch’s Manfred is collectable for its hilarious swivels between (mostly) slow and fast.