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 Presto Music Podcast, Episode 18: A Tale of Three Conductors with Rob Cowan

It's always a pleasure to catchup with friend-of-the-show Rob Cowan, especially when he comes armed with chunky historic boxsets from the golden age of conducting. This time we were listening to recently released collections of recordings by Artur Rodzinski in New York, Rafael Kubelik in Chicago, and Eugene Ormandy in Philadelphia. As ever it was a delight to share in Rob's vast knowledge of recordings and pick out highlights from the sets.

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As mentioned in the show, be sure to check out the Trust Your Ears podcast, hosted by the Gramophone's Charlotte Gardner, which offers an in depth history of the Mercury Living Presence story here

The four boxsets discussed in the show were...

Rafael Kubelik: Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Available Format: 10 CDs

Wiener Philharmoniker, Rafael Kubelik

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Available Format: 12 CDs