Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra, Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta & Hungarian Sketches
Fritz Reiner & Chicago Symphony Orchestra
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By Far My Favorite Bartok
Reiner's tenure with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra was trully remarkable. He brought the orchestra up to a world class level. The brass section was ledgendary. Don't pass up these historical series of recordings from RCA. They are the standard by with all recordings since must be judged.
Born: December 19, 1888 in Budapest, Hungary
Years Active: '10s, '20s, '30s, '40s, '50s