Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius; The Music Makers ()

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In 2007, EMI finally resolved the decades-old debate among collectors as to which is the better recording of Elgar's oratorio The Dream of Gerontius -- John Barbirolli's with the Hallé Orchestra from 1964 or Adrian Boult's with the New Philharmonia from 1975. It did this by releasing Barbirolli's Gerontius coupled with Boult's 1966 recording of Elgar's The Music Makers, which had previously been released coupled with Boult's own Gerontius. The debate had been fierce on both sides of the issue, particularly because both ...

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Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius; The Music Makers
2007, Warner Classics

UPC: 094639197323


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