George Szell: The Complete Columbia Album Collection
George Szell: The Complete Columbia Album Collection (Sony 547185)
Our Recording of the Month is one for the ages: the Complete Columbia Album Collection of George Szell and the Cleveland Orchestra, compiled by Sony Classical for the orchestra’s Centennial. 106 CDs—106! Every Szell-Clevaeland Orchestra release from 1947 to 1969, including some recordings that haven’t aired on WCLV in decades! Disc 106 contains the three Christmas pieces recorded in 1966 for a tire-company Holiday LP, plus interviews—including an enthralling compilation of Szell comments hosted by WCLV Founder Robert Conrad. Yours for a membership in WCLV at the $100 a month Sustainer level, or a one-time gift of $1200. We’d love to hear from every idealeader who’s also a fan of the great George Szell…or has one in his or her familyl. Call 877-676-1049 and ask about the George Szell Collection, or log onto wclv.org.