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Argenta, The London Symphony Orchestra
15 Oct 1958
LXT 5333
MP3 archive size:
2267 mb
FLAC archive size:
2956 mb


14th Mov. Scena E Canto Gitano
2Capriccio Espagnol.Op.34
3No. 3 In A Major
4No. 1 In C Major
5Andaluza (Danza Espanola No. 5 In E Minor)
62nd Mov. Variazioni
7No. 2 In G Minor
8Spanish Dances, Book 1, Op.12
9No. 4 In B Flat Major
101st Mov. Alborada
125rd Mov. Fandango Asturiano
133rd Mov. Alborada
14No. 5 In D Major


  • Composed ByChabrier (tracks: B1), Granados (tracks: A2), Moszkowski (tracks: B2 to B6), Rimsky-Korsakov (tracks: A1.a to A1.e)
  • ConductorAtaulfo Argenta
  • Engineer [Uncredited]Gordon Parry
  • Liner NotesLionel Salter
  • Mastered ByE
  • OrchestraThe London Symphony Orchestra
  • Producer [Uncredited]Erik Smith


This is the first UK version for this Category

- Black/silver 'grooved wideband' labels
- "ORIGINAL RECORDING BY" at 11 o'clock
- "Made in England" at bottom
- "B.I.E.M." in a box on side A
- Decca 'Musical Notes' logo on side B
- Matrix numbers printed upside-down

- Fully laminated
- 'Half-moon' flipbacks (aka scalloped)
- Blue border on back
- Triangular "DECCA STEREOPHONIC" logo on front and back
- Thin spine with no text on it
- Printing date on sleeve is September 1958 ("9.58")
- Liner notes in English on back

- SXL 2020 on sleeve
- SXL.2020 on labels

- Hawkes & Son for track A1 only

- Recorded 31 December 1956 and 1 January 1957 in Kingsway Hall, London
- Labelography code: ED1
- Corresponding mono issue has Category LXT 5333
- Title on label is "ESPAÑA! - Vol. 2"
- Sub tracks are not banded on vinyl.

Advertised as a new release in "Decca Stereo LPs for Issue 15th October", Gramophone magazine, September 1958.


  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A - machine stamped - this variant): ZAL-3521-5E G RT 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B - machine stamped - this variant): ZAL-3522-4E N RT 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix on label - side A): ZAL.3521
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix on label - side B): ZAL.3522
  • Rights Society (For side A only): B.I.E.M.
  • Other (Printing company's code on lower flipback): C.9.58


  • Recorded At – Kingsway Hall
  • Mastered At – Decca Studios
  • Record Company – The Decca Record Company Limited
  • Published By – Hawkes & Son


34: I - Alborada and more. 12 tracks . España,Ataulfo Argenta Conducting The London Symphony Orchestra 39:32. Ataúlfo Argenta & The London Symphony Orchestra - España - 1957 - Full 39:14. Espana, Ataulfo Argenta LSO 19582017 39:20. London Symphony Orchestra LSO, Владимир Ашкенази, Lorin Maazel, Cleveland Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers, Ambrosian Singers, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Lorin Maazel, London Symphony Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra. Holst Conducts the Planets : Seven Pieces for Large Orchestra. Gustav Holst and The London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra LSO. Verdi: Aida. España - Ataúlfo Argenta - The London Symphoy Orchestra. London Symphony Orchestra LSO. The Magic of the Musicals. Album 1958 15 Songs. España - Rhapsody for Orchestra. By Emmanuel Chabrier. Capriccio espagñol, Op. Capriccio Espagnol, Op. London Symphony Orchestra: все альбомы, включая The Great Conductors: Leopold Stokowski at Edinburgh International Festival, 1961 , Brahms: Symphony No. 3 e No. 4 , War Requiem и другие. This brilliant collection showcases Argenta conducting the London Symphony Orchestra in glowing 1957 stereo performances of Chabrier's Espana, Rimsky-Korsakov's Capriccio Espagnol, Granados' Andaluza and Moszkowski's Spanish Dances, Book 1. The disc's final track, Debussy's Images, also from '57, is with L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. I in 1983 and London Symphony Orchestra, Vol. II, in 1987. They were recorded at the same sessions, in January 1983. The two albums were later combined, and re-released on a Rykodisc CD as London Symphony Orchestra Vol. I & II 1995. Volume I features the London Symphony Orchestra performing four instrumental compositions - Sad Jane, Pedro's Dowry, Envelopes, and Mo 'n Herb's. This album was played on a Garrard 401 turntable using a Gray Research 108B tonearm, a Shure M3D cartridge, a Music Reference RM5 mk3 valve. London Symphony Orchestra, Ataúlfo Argenta. UMG от лица компании Decca