1953

Isolde Ahlgrimm, 1953: French Suite in E-flat major, BWV 815

Viennese harpsichordist and fortepianist Isolde Ahlgrimm (1914-1995) performs Bach's Suite in E-flat major, BWV 815. I recorded this from a Columbia Masterworks LP (ML 4746), issued in November-December 1953. The actual date of recording can be assumed to be sometime in 1952. (You can view the Library of Congress catalog entry for this LP here: http://lccn.loc.gov/r53000721 )

Henry Swoboda, 1953: Suite No. 1 in C Major - Winterthur Symphony Orchestra, Original LP

Digitized from the somewhat rare 10 inch LP shown in the video above, issued in 1953 on the Musical Masterpiece Society label, catalogue number MMS-74.

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