Disc Number:
RCA / BMG CD 6519-2RG, ADD

Contents:
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue & An American in Paris

Artists:
Earl Wild piano
Boston Pops Orchestra
Arthur Fiedler conductor


Recorded Date:
1959, 1961

Fiedler and Wild have this music in their blood, and their Rhapsody in Blue has snap, pizazz, and suavity. And it’s all there, uncut, which is more than I can say for some of the competition. After almost thirty years, these recordings still stand up musically, and sonically, they have a natural realism lacking in many present-day digital wonders.

Mark Koldys, American Record Guide, March / April 1988.

 

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