September 05, 1977 12:00 PM

Emanuel Ax, piano, Cleveland Quartet Rudolf Firkusny, piano, Juilliard Quartet

In the wake of the Dvorak renaissance, two record companies have issued new recordings of this often undervalued, glorious piece. On RCA, young (28) Emanuel Ax and the superlative Clevelanders show plenty of drive and excitement, but Firkusny’s eloquence at the keyboard for Columbia is unparalleled.

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