Mozart: Quartet No. 2 in E-Flat Major, K. 493
George Szell, piano, with members of the Budapest String Quartet
Recorded July 20, 1946, in Hollywood
Columbia Masterworks set MM-493, three 78-rpm records
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By the time this release appeared, early in 1947, Szell had already begun making recordings with the Cleveland Orchestra, two of which were actually issued before the other Mozart piano quartet was.
Sorry to be away for so long, but most of my free time this month has been spent glorying in the new Mercury Living Presence CD box which I decided to spring for earlier this summer. It's also given me a couple of ideas for future transfers...