A recently discovered passionate and expressive live recording by the then 52-year-old German master who made very few concerto recordings, conducted by his old school-mate Steinberg. With a fine live performance of the Clarinet Quintet from a Town Hall concert in New York, at which Reginald Kell made his U.S. debut.
CD-1107(1) ADOLF BUSCH PLAYS BRAHMS: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77 (cadenzas by Busch). With Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra (New York), cond. William Steinberg (18 July 1943). First release in any format! Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in B minor, Op. 115, Reginald Kell, Busch Quartet (Busch?Straumann?Gottesmann?Busch) (19 Dec. 1948). First CD release! Total time 1:06:04. Technical reconstruction (2002) by Maggi Payne; liner notes by Tully Potter. UPC # 017685-110726.
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