| Genre || Classical || || || |
| Style || Concerto || || || |
| Record Size || 12" || || || |
| Duration || LP || || || |
| Record Grading || Mint (M) || || || |
| Sleeve Grading || Excellent (EX) || || || |
| Record Label || Fonit Cetra || || || |
| Speed || 33 RPM || || || |
| Country of Manufacture || Italy || || || |
handsome LP – a still-sealed copy – from Fonit Cetra (FE 3, Italian pressing,
white label, mono) features Volume 3 in the label’s historic Furtwangler
Edition, this installment devoted to a justly famous performance of Brahms’s
Violin Concerto in D Major Op. 77, with no less than Gioconda de Vito the
“live” from Turin’s Sala del Conservatorio on 7 March 1952 with the Orchestra di Sinfonica di Torino
della RAI, de Vito plays with soaring lyricism, Furtwangler providing truly
leonine accompaniment and the whole imbued with a tremendous sense of occasion.
This is exalted playing by any measure and all those
who treasure the art of the violin will find much to admire here.
Fonit Cetra’s pressings and transfers are
immaculately done and there is no finer LP edition of this legendary
gradations of condition I use are as follows: MINT, Near-Mint, Excellent, Very
Good, Good, Fair, Poor.
condition of the jacket is EXCELLENT. Although this is a genuinely still-sealed
copy, there is nonetheless some minor bumping at corners and a small tear to
the cellophane on the rear panel. However, there are no seamsplits, bends, or
owners' markings and the album remains solid, bright, glossy, and highly
attractive – overall, a very fine collector's copy.
condition of the LP is MINT. This is a still-sealed, unplayed copy – the ideal
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