Rhapsody Rabbit vs. The Cat Concerto

So, who’s behind these two famous cartoon recordings of Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2?  Jakob Gimpel was a concert pianist and educator born in what was then Austria-Hungary in 1906.  Throughout his career, he was responsible for the piano performances in many popular films and these two classic cartoons.  Which one is your favorite?

Rhapsody Rabbit

Bonus:

Check out this old Mickey Mouse cartoon from 1929 to see Mickey’s big solo!

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