Nikolai Sokoloff

Nikolai Sokoloff (1886-1965) was the founding music director of the Cleveland Orchestra, and made a number of recordings with the orchestra. Very few of these were extended works – he made the premiere recording of Rachmaninov’s 2nd Symphony, and also he recorded Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony – surely one of the most recorded symphonies of the 78rpm era.
Schubert – Symphony No.8 in B minor “Unfinished”
I – Allegro moderato
II – Andante con moto
Cleveland Orchestra, Nikolai Sokoloff
Brunswick 30147-9
Matrices 30147/9-A/B
Recorded 1928
There is an overlap of 20 bars across the end of side 5 and the start of side 6.

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