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Nicanor Zabaleta plays the Variations on a Swiss air, WoO 64

I have admired the Spanish harpist Nicanor Zabaleta ever since I discovered in the old record collection of my father his performances of Handel’s Concerto op.4 nr.6 (with the great Grandjany cadenza in the slow movement) and Debussy’s Danses Sacrées et Profanes (Ferenc Fricsay conducting, DGG LPE 17115). These recordings …