Toscanini Database

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 Composer  Gluck  
 Composition    Orfeo ed Euridice (Act II, Dance of the Blessed Spirits)  
 Ensemble  New York Philharmonic  
 Date  1929.04.05  
 Location  Carnegie Hall  
 Session  Studio  

Instrumental Soloist
 Soloist    Instrument  
 Amans    Flute  

OK sound for 1929. Beautifully played.

I prefer the brighter clearer sound of the flute on GS although the sound on the Naxos is also good.

Two different takes on Naxos for this date. I have not checked to see which take was used on GS although initial listening is that the first issued alternate take was used. The sound quality is the same for both takes on Naxos.  

 Label    Issue    Album Title    Format  
 RCA    60318-2-RG    AT Collection Vol 66    CD  
 Naxos    8.110842    Toscanini - NY Phil: Opera Overtures    CD