STRAUSS: Also sprach Zarathustra – which recording is best?

Gramophone magazine writes: Strauss’s tone-poem may have been hijacked by the movies but there’s far more to the score than that famous sunrise, argues Philip Clark, as he seeks the finest recording

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  1. Nobody ever mentions Eugene Ormandy’s splendid recorded performance with the Philadelphia Orchestra from 1963. Of all the interpretations and performances I’ve heard, including Reiner and Karajan, this remains my favorite. Originally released on Columbia Records. Sony has made available on CD via their Essential Classics series, SBK47656

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