Bruno Walter And The NBC Symphony, Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique; Ravel: Rapsodie Espagnole

Justin Davidson

By Justin Davidson

on 04.22.11 in Reviews

It's still amazing that such a radical, rambling piece about a strung-out artist's romantic hallucinations became a Top 40 classic, but in this antique recording, slightly marred by hiss, Bruno Walter captures the piece's wildness.