Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade, op. 35

FIRST RECORDING; see also 1954 stereo recording

Ernest Ansermet, conductor. Pierre Nerini, violin.

DESCRIPTION: 6 discs, 78 rpm, 12 in.

NOTES: Recorded 1-2 June 1948, Maison de la Mutualité. Since Ansermet recorded the work twice with the Société des Concerts, in 1948 and 1954 (in stereo), both with Nerini, the LP rpt. listing below remains provisional. 

  • Decca T 5133-5138
    • = London 5133–5138 (set LA 92)
    • = Decca GAG [i.e. AK] 1980–85. 6 discs, 78 rpm, 12 in. (d. l. 26 September 1950)
    • A 2-disc excerpt exists as Decca K 1328-1329 (London set LA 98). 2 discs, 78 rpm, 12 in. [rev. January 1949ff.]
    • The whole as LP: London LLP 6. 1 disc, 33 1/3 rpm. $5.95 [rev. March 1951ff.]
    • As CD: Dutton Laboratories CDBP 9712 (released 14 August 2001).

INDEX: 48~040