Recordings: Elvira, Meet Wolfgang

RECORDINGS Elvira, Meet Wolfgang It is impossible to predict where a composer's next record hit will come from, even if the composer is Mozart. A case in point is Deutsche Grammophon's 1965 release of Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21, played by Hungarian-born Pianist Geza Anda. In three years it had sold a mere 2,000 copies in the U.S. Then a passage from the recording turned up as a recurrent, haunting theme on the sound track of the Swedish film Elvira Madigan, which opened in New York City last October. Deutsche Grammophon slapped a...

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