Charles Munch / Boston Symphony Orchestra

Handel: Water Music Suite (12 April 1960)

Mozart: Symphony No.36 ‘Linz’ (8 April 1958)
Symphony No.38 ‘Prague’ (3 November 1959)

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Neither of the two Mozart symphonies featured on this DVD have been commercially recorded by Charles Munch, who gives his all in these exhilarating performances from a committed Boston Symphony Orchestra.

The ICA Classics Legacy series represents an historic account of performances by some of the world’s greatest artists. This DVD features some of the earliest televised concerts with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and their Music Director, Charles Munch.  

While the material has been restored using the greatest care and state-of-the-art techniques, certain visual artefacts and distortions remain in some instances due to the age of the film. Despite this, it remains of exceptional musical interest and historic value and is released here for the first time on DVD.

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Weight 1 kg