A magnificent live account of two of Brahms's most powerful works from the same Edinburgh Festival concert, brought together for the first time on a single CD – definitely not to be missed!
released May 21, 2017
Irmgard Seefried, soprano; Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone
Edinburgh Choral Union
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Bruno Walter, conductor
Recording of the broadcast performance from the Edinburgh Festival of September 8th, 1953
The original sound source for these recordings was, in places, damaged. Every attempt has been made during audio restoration and editing to reduce the effect of these irreversible faults in order to make available this historical document. Listeners are advised however that the sound of this recording remains compromised.