Young Menuhin and Oystrakh are inimitable, Oystrakh has a unique interpretation of Scriabin. Kreisler is amazingly good at showing the despair of the second part of Brahms's concerto, Tchaikovsky of 1946 Przygoda is as expressive as it could be. Oistrakh-Yampolsky-Oborin’s 1950s recording quality are no longer as beautiful as prewar ones, but Oistrakh's violin still sings excellent, especially in the "Reflection". Goldstein is an example of a great Soviet recording of the 1930s, unfortunately the record has some cracks.
Kirill Kondrashin conducts the Moscow Symphony Orchestra, violin solo by Nelly Shkolnikova. The D-02176 GOST 5289-56, recorded in the first half of the 1950s, was reissued after 1956 from the original matrix (without re-recording on a newer equipment, as it was commonly practiced in the late 1950s in USSR). The recording bears all the signs of early soviet LPs of the TU-1kl – on the one hand the magnificent sound of the soloist, on the other – the unimportantly recorded orchestra. This performance is without a doubt one of the best interpretations of Tchaikovsky's concerto and a perfect example of violin recording.