Eugène Bigot

Eugène Bigot was a regular conductor for Voix de son Maître, particularly as a conductor for concertos and vocal recordings.
Mozart – Bassoon Concerto in B flat major K191
I. Allegro (2 sides)
II. Andante ma adagio (1 side)
III. Rondo (Tempo di Menuetto) (1 side)
Fernand Oubradous, bassoon
Orchestra, Eugène Bigot
Disque Gramophone (French HMV) L-1026/7
Matrices 2LA 1137-1, 1138-1, 1139-1, 1140-1 (M6-85487/90)
Recorded June 1936

This recording is a fascinating contrast to the Camden/Harty recording. Oubradous plays a Buffet system bassoon, compared to Camden’s Heckel. The tones are quite distinct, as indeed are the performances.

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