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Performance
 Composer  Mendelssohn  
 Composition    Violin Concerto No. 1 in e, Op. 64  
 Ensemble  NBC Symphony  
 Date  1944.04.09  
 Location  Studio 8-H  
 Session  Broadcast  

Instrumental Soloist
 Soloist    Instrument  
 Heifetz    Violin  

Comments
Slightly better sound on Naxos than Arkadia. However, the Naxos is pitched 3% fast and sounds absolutely ridiculous. Once correctly pitched, it is an excellent performance except that Heifetz is way over miked.  

Issue
 Label    Issue    Album Title    Format  
 Arkadia    ARK 10    Arturo Toscanini Inediti Volume 1    LP  
 Naxos    8.110817    Toscanini: Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto    CD