DVORAK / Kubelik "Serenade for Strings in E Major" - DVORAK / Kubelik   - "Serenade for Strings in E Major" -  London 'Blue Back' 1958 Early Pressing"The Serenade (Op. 22) was aptly entitled, since at least four of its five movements (the second of which was a delightful waltz) displayed an elegant touch suggestive of gracious living accompanie...60.00

DVORAK / Kubelik - "Serenade for Strings in E Major" - London 'Blue Back' 1958 Early Pressing [Expired]


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"The Serenade (Op. 22) was aptly entitled, since at least four of its five movements (the second of which was a delightful waltz) displayed an elegant touch suggestive of gracious living accompanied by ‘serenading’ in the stately home of some 18th-century aristocrat; in the finale alone did the composer discard periwig and lace cuffs, and even here the junketing, though lively, was well-bred, and in the closing moments there was a delicious return to the courtliness of the opening. Pastiche perhaps, but what excellent pastiche! Since Dvořák was as yet only on the threshold of developing an individual style, it is perhaps not surprising that this slightly uncharacteristic but extremely accomplished and enjoyable Serenade is the earliest of his compositions in which a detached listener is likely to discover enchantment." (Gervase Hughes 1967) This is an early London/DECCA pressing from 1958. The record is VG++. The jacket is Good+. The LP plays/sounds NM. Extremely smooth with excellent dynamics, very good detail and solid imaging. Absolutely minimal surface noise. Each record is washed on a VPI cleaning machine using a proprietary 3-5 agent process which is determined by the needs of the individual record. Each record is then listened to 100% to insure that the posted description is exactly what you can expect to get. NOTE! Purchase any 3 or more of my LP's together and get 10% off the order as well as savings on shipping! Just click on "More From This Seller" to see a full listing! Please Note! Shipping costs are for continental US ONLY. All others should request a shipping estimate before placing your order. 0414
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