Prokofiev violin concerto №1 – Szigeti-Beecham, 1935 Shellac Rip

Argentine Columbia, a 1940s reissue. A great version of the concert, the sound is soft, expressive though somewhat muffled and smoothed. Shigeti plays impeccably.

PROKOFIEV: Concerto No. 1 in D Major for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 19
Joseph Szigeti, violin
The London Philharmonic Orchestra
Sir Thomas Beecham, conductor
Columbia 78rpm Set M 244 (CAX 7583 – 7587)
Recorded August 23, 1935

LP mono remastering – © Anton Stepichev

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