Charles Mackerras on Eloquence – Kaleidoscope: An Orchestral Extravaganza, plus Rameau & Gluck.

Delightful and stirring music. Vibrant performances. Superb analogue sound. From 1958, 1961 and 1965, recorded in either Walthamstow or Wembley venues, Charles Mackerras and the LSO are scintillating and shapely throughout this tonic-dispensing collection – recommended to be dipped into daily. (I have, remarkably medicinal and life-enhancing.) Opening with a swaggering Radetzky March, several Overtures … Continue reading Charles Mackerras on Eloquence – Kaleidoscope: An Orchestral Extravaganza, plus Rameau & Gluck.