About this title: Adolf Busch, one of the great German violinists of the first half of the twentieth century, performed Beethoven's Violin Concerto more than 400 times during his career under such conductors as Walter, Furtwängler, and Klemperer. Yet this 1942 recording for Columbia with his brother Fritz conducting the New York Philharmonic is his only extant complete recording of the work (a live 1949 version exists albeit seriously marred by large gaps). The joke is that Busch himself rejected this recording for release: he objected to ...
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