Toscanini Database

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 Composer  Brahms  
 Composition    Piano Concerto No. 2  
 Ensemble  NBC Symphony  
 Date  1940.05.09  
 Location  Carnegie Hall  
 Session  Studio  

Instrumental Soloist
 Soloist    Instrument  
 Horowitz    Piano  

ARM1 most weight and impact. More presence than Naxos but not to the point of harseness.

Naxos and LCT similar sound. Both very good but I like the added presence of ARM1

GS Clear and thin. Maybe a little EQ would help.

Broadcast slightly better performance but neither is as good as 1948  

 Label    Issue    Album Title    Format  
 RCA    ARM1-2874    Horowitz Collection    LP  
 Naxos    8.110671    Toscanini - Horowitz: Brahms 2, Tchaikovsky 1    CD  
 RCA    LCT 1025    Toscanini: Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2    LP  
 RCA    60319-2-RG    AT Collection Vol 43    CD  
 RCA    60523-2-RG    Toscanini: Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2    CD