Toscanini Database

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 Composer  Mendelssohn  
 Composition    Symphony No. 4 "Italian"  
 Ensemble  NBC Symphony  
 Date  1954.02.28  
 Location  Carnegie Hall  
 Session  Broadcast  

RCA has material from rehearsals 1954.02.26,27.

Complete broadcast on NE with timing 8:05 6:01 6:07 5:55.

GS and FM almost identical. May be slightly better highs on GS.

Immortal Slight fake stereo.

LM Almost identical to Immortal in mono. Flawed by bad skip in 3rd mvmt.

AT Open slightly colored sound. Better high end detail.

NE somewhat mushed.  

 Label    Issue    Album Title    Format  
 RCA    60284-2-RG    AT Collection Vol 17    CD  
 Franklin Mint    TOSC 1    Symphonies, Vol. 1    LP  
 RCA    74321 59480 2    The Immortal - Vol. V Schubert & Mendelssohn    CD  
 RCA    LM-1851    Toscanini: Mendelssohn Sym. Nos. 4 & 5    LP  
 RCA Italy    AT 101    Toscanini: Mendelssohn 4th - Schubert 8th    LP  
 Nuova Era    013.6311,12    Toscanini Conducts Mendelssohn, Strauss, Weber, Dvorak, Mussorgsky    CD