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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.

Best,
John Haley


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
>