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Label:
  Living Stereo
Serial:
  88697046072
Title:
  Spain - Leontyne Price
Description:
  Isaac Albeniz, Enrique Arbos, Manuel de Falla, Enrique Granados

Leontyne Price
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Fritz Reiner (conductor)
Track listing:
 
Genre:
  Classical - Vocal
Content:
  Stereo/Multichannel
Media:
  Hybrid
Recording type:
  Analogue
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Review by gonzostick June 30, 2009 (7 of 9 found this review helpful)
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These are some of the very best performances of Spanish repertoire to be heard ANYWHERE!!! Reiner, genius that he was, could sometimes be horribly wrong-headed about some interpretations. This disc, however, is one of those recordings where the magic of the music spins right out of the speakers and all of it really works!

The music is played with great passion and, yes, even abandon.

Get a copy of this glorious disc and open it WIDE on your rig. You will love this!

One small caveat... Price's singing is lovely but her Spanish sounds like Esperanto... I am a native speaker... Of course, Antonio Banderas needs an English speech coach, too!

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Works: 6  

Isaac Albeniz - Iberia (Book 1)
Isaac Albeniz - Iberia (Book 2)
Isaac Albeniz - Iberia (Book 4)
Manuel de Falla - El Amor Brujo
Manuel de Falla - El Sombrero de Tres Picos (The Three Cornered Hat)
Enrique Granados - Goyescas