As far as I can tell, the box is just the same 1970s masters as the LP
boxes. But they did do a 2-disc Concerto set with new transfers that was a
I guess BMG didn't want to take on the whole enchilada. And that does leave
room for someone else to do a better job. I for one would like to have the
all of the alternates included.
On Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 1:22 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>
> Assuming this review is correct, it's amazing that BMG would have been so
> cheap and lax as to not include complete discographical information in the
> booklet. In my opinion, that kind of information is a bare minimum for
> historical reissues. In the very least, this information should include
> master matrix information, recording dates and locations.
> -- Tom Fine
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Paul Urbahns" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 02, 2014 12:51 PM
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Rachmaninoff plays Rachmaninoff
>>> James Roth wrote:
>>> >A while back I bought "Sergei Rachmaninoff - The Complete Recordings (10
>>> >This is the box set with a picture of Rachmaninoff on the front.
>>> >I just learned that there's been a reissue of that set and the box has a
>>> picture of trees on the front.
>>> >Does anyone know anything about THAT reissue, specifically, did they use
>>> better styli for the transfers this time?
>> Here is a review, since it is also BMG I assume its the same mastering
>> You should be able to check the contents to see if they match up.