>I am looking for a good recording of Shostakovich's 7th Symphony. The
>nearest record store to where I live has Bernstein's NYPO recording on Sony
>and Haitink's Decca recording.
I don't know the Ancerl recording that others have recommended, but I have
long treasured the Bernstein NYPO recording. The middle movements have a
expressive intensity with relaxed pacing that I find ravishing. Bernstein
did skip one of the variations in the first movement, if that is a concern