Stokowski Rimsky-Korsakov Scherazade etc. (RCA)

Stokowski conducts Rimsky-Korsakov

Scherazade, Op. 35

  1. The Sea and Sinbad’s Ship
  2. The Story of the Kalender Prince
  3. The Young Prince and the Young Princess
  4. Festival in Bagdad; The Sea; Shipwreck; Conclusion

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Erich Gruenberg, violin
Recorded February 26, 28 & March 3, 1975, EMI Studios, London

  1. Russian Easter Overture, Op. 36
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Recorded February 20-21, 1968, Medinah Temple, Chicago

Fantastic recording, but for me it just doesnt compare to my favourites: Reiner, Kondrashin and Beecham. Its certainly in my top 5 though. :slight_smile:

I think I have the Reiner and Kondrashin somewhere, I’ll dig them up and refresh my memory :slight_smile: