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Performance
 Composer  Shostakovich  
 Composition    Symphony No. 7 "Leningrad"  
 Ensemble  NBC Symphony  
 Date  1942.07.19  
 Location  Studio 8-H  
 Session  Broadcast  

Comments
I seem to like this performance more than a lot of other people.

The CD could use a little more highs but LPs both lack dynamic range and get distorted in the loud parts. The second movement sorce for the CD has problems not present in the LPs.

GDG Complete with commentary  

Issue
 Label    Issue    Album Title    Format  
 RCA    60293-2-RG    AT Collection Vol 22    CD  
 RCA Germany    AT 205    Toscanini: Shostakovich Sym. Nos. 1 & 7    LP  
 RCA    LM-6711    A Toscanini Treasury of Historic Broadcasts    LP