Ravel: La Valse, poème chorégraphique

FIRST RECORDING; see also 1953 recording

Ernest Ansermet, conductor

DESCRIPTION: 2 discs, 78 rpm, 12 in.

NOTES: Recorded 6 October 1947, Kingsway Hall, London. Duration (from CD rpt.): 12:59. Matrix numbers ARL 11617-1, ARL 11618-2, ARL 11619-1, ARL 1160-1. 

  • Decca AK 1867-68 [1948; reviewed August 1948ff.]
    • = London am. T 5114–15 (set LA 93)
    • AS LP with Bolero (Münch), London LP 22. 1 disc, 33 1/3 rpm, 12" $5.95. [rev. January 1955]. = Richmond 19703
    • As :LP with [side 1 and part of side 2:] Pictures at an Exhibition (Orch. Suisse Romande): London LL 956.  Matrix nos. ARL.1942R (label; etched + -3A R), ARL.1943R (label; etched:  + -7A R) ffrr.Program note by Dyneley Hussey on slipcase. [1954]
      • = Decca Ace of Clubs ACL 48. 1 disc, 33 1/3 rpm. (d.l. 5 February 1960).
    • Rpt. as CD in Collection Ernest Ansermet (vol. 3): Enregistrements 1947-48. Dante LYS 454, tr. 18-20 (1999).

INDEX: 47~010