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Available on vinyl for the first time in decades, the recording that birthed a label: Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, with Rafael Kubelik conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra - the release which led Howard Taubman, chief music critic of The New York Times to write, 'One feels one is listening to the living presence of the orchestra'. Incredible detail and fidelity, recorded with a single Neumann U-47 microphone in Chicago's Orchestra Hall, April 24, 1953.

Track Listing:
1. Pictures at an exhibition, Promenade (Modest Mussorgsky) - Chicago Symphony Orchestra
2. Pictures at an exhibition, Gnome (Modest Mussorgsky) - Chicago Symphony Orchestra
3. Pictures at an exhibition, Promenade (Modest Mussorgsky) - Chicago Symphony Orchestra
4. Pictures at an exhibition, The Old Castle (Modest Mussorgsky) - Chicago Symphony Orchestra
5. Pictures at an exhibition, Promenade (Modest Mussorgsky) - Chicago Symphony Orchestra
6. Pictures at an exhibition, Tuileries (Modest Mussorgsky) - Chicago Symphony Orchestra
7. Pictures at an exhibition, Bydlo (Modest Mussorgsky) - Chicago Symphony Orchestra
8. Pictures at an exhibition, Promenade (Modest Mussorgsky) - Chicago Symphony Orchestra
9. Pictures at an exhibition, Ballet of Unhatched Chicks (Modest Mussorgsky) - Chicago Symphony Orchestra
10. Pictures at an exhibition, Two Polish Jews - Rich and Poor (Modest Mussorgsky) - Chicago Symphony Orchestra
11. Pictures at an exhibition, Limoges - The Market Place (Modest Mussorgsky) - Chicago Symphony Orchestra
12. Pictures at an exhibition, Catacombs (Modest Mussorgsky) - Chicago Symphony Orchestra
13. Pictures at an exhibition, The Hut On Fowl's Legs (Modest Mussorgsky) - Chicago Symphony Orchestra
14. Pictures at an exhibition, The Great Gate at Kiev (Modest Mussorgsky) - Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Year of Production: 1953

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