The Music Plays On — Leon Fleisher Plays Brahms Piano Concerto №1

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Leon Fleisher and George Szell

One of the most celebrated recordings ever made of the Brahms Piano Concerto №1 was made by Leon Fleisher and the Cleveland Orchestra, conducted by George Szell. It was recorded in 1958 and hearing it now, especially with its most current remastering is a complete joy!

STEREORAMA, indeed!

I suppose it’s not altogether surprising that the two recordings I’ve always loved the most of this concerto are with the same conductor.

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Music Director of the California Symphony and Las Vegas Philharmonic

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