I have the same set. The chorus was of course an addition, which fits in
given Wild's recomposition of some parts of the Rhapsody itself. I believe
that other versions conducted by Whiteman--I believe I have them all, are
better than this one. Just my opinion.
On Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 9:43 AM, James Roth <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hello again
> I just discovered a 2-disc 78rpm set of the Rhapsody in Blue conducted by
> Paul Whiteman with Earl Wild, AND A CHORUS in the background.
> I've never heard of that. I love that rhapsody and have heard many
> renditions, but NEVER with a chorus.
> BTW: It's on the old Signature label.
> Does anyone know anything about this?
> Ben Roth