This is the jewel in the Living Stereo crown! Fritz Reiner and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra convey the listener on a magic carpet of spectacular sound to mythic Arabia, guided by one of Russia's greatest orchestral masters. The performances are breathtaking, the woodwinds are gorgeous, the brass and percussion climaxes are thrilling, and the strings sensuous. This is truly one of the finest classical music recordings of all time.
Recorded February 8, 1960 at Orchestra Hall, Chicago.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Fritz Reiner, conductor
Sidney Harth, violin