On Friday, August 3, 2018 at 1:23:40 AM UTC-4, jrsnfld wrote:
> On Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 8:35:12 PM UTC-7, Rich Sauer wrote:
> > Currently listening to Bohm's BPO Schubert cycle. Big band 6th, but I still like it. Other 6ths?
> Oh yes! Bohm's 6th is a delight, big and beautiful and still very graceful.
> Off the top of my head, along that old-fashioned example,
> Concertgebouw/van Beinum
> Camerata Academica Salzburg/Vegh
> Bavarian Radio/Kubelik
> Staatskapelle Berlin/Suitner
> on DVD, I can't resist CSO/Solti, but I'm an inveterate fan of that combination.
> All exude that old-world charm, like Boehm. There are many fine performances that are faster, or more contemporary, or something special. I probably haven't met a Schubert 6 (or 3, 4, or 5) that didn't make me appreciate life just a little bit more.
Jeff's top two are my favorites as well. I'd also put a word in for Sawallisch/Dresden; I think #6 is the best single performance in his generally fine cycle.