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  1. RR: 178. Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit

    1. Pogorelich (1983)




    2. Argerich (1974)




    3. Michelangeli (1959, London)




    4. François (1967)

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  2. RR: 177. Grieg: String Quartet in G minor, op. 27

    1. Budapest String Quartet (1937)




    2. Emerson String Quartet (2004)




    3. New Helsinki Quartet (1997)




    4. Petersen
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    Updated Jul-14-2018 at 01:58 by Trout

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  3. RR: 176. Schumann: Davidsbündlertänze, op. 6

    1. Gieseking (1947)




    2. Anda (1966)




    3. Perahia (1973)




    4. Cortot (1937)

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  4. RR: 175. Tchaikovsky: Symphony #4 in F minor, op. 36

    1. Mravinsky (cond.), Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra (1960)




    2. Szell (cond.), London Symphony Orchestra (1962)




    3. Jansons (cond.), Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra (1984)

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  5. Svetlanov, Glinka, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, USSR State Symphony Orchestra

    This week’s Cover 2 Cover share actually began as a potential Vinyl’s Revenge. In searching for a YouTube clip of an old Melodiya vinyl recording in my collection of Tchaikovsky’s Polish Symphony, I found a contemporaneous performance of the same work by the same orchestra and conductor, but in a public setting.

    The Soviet military intervention that concluded the Prague Spring on 20 August 1968 coincided with a tour of the USSR State Symphony Orchestra in the UK. According to a review of today’s feature performance,
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