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Legendary Treasures - Oscar Shumsky
By Al Goodman Orchestra, Carroll Hollister, CBC Orchestra, Erna Berger, Frank Maus, George Schick, JamesMelton, Leo Barkin, Lois Marshall, Mario Bernardi, Maureen Forrester, Milton Katims, Milton Kati, Nadia Reisenberg, NBC Symphony, Oscar Shumsky, and Earl Wild. By Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707), Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Giuseppe Tartini (1692-1770), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), Franz Schubert (1797-1828), Robert Schumann, Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921), Richard Strauss (1864-1949), Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943), Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962), and Paul Hindemith (1895-1963). Country of Origin: Canada. Classical. Listening CD (3 discs). Published by Naxos (NX.DHR-8031-3).
Item Number: NX.DHR-8031-3
This new release from DOREMI is a retrospective of American violinist Oscar Shumsky (1917-2000), one of the most respected violinists of the 20th century. Shumsky began his violin studies when he was only three years old, and made his concert debut alongside the Philadelphia Orchestra under Leopold Stokowski when he was only seven. Stokowski declared him to be "the most astounding genius I have ever heard." This album features both live and studio recordings which were made between 1940 and 1982. Most of these recordings are receiving their first release here.
About Listening CDs
Listening CDs are traditional music recordings. Listening CDs make a great educational supplement - hear exceptional professionals play the music you're learning! Or, just enjoy listening to the music you love.