Peter Hirsch writes:
> Does anyone out there have any firsthand knowledge of how extensively
> 2/3 rpm was used on 12" vinyl for music (as opposed to spoken word)?
> in front of me 2 VOX XL series records, each of which contains 4 full
> length romantic concerti (one has liner notes claiming "1 hour 48
> 40 seconds of music").
> Any comments or info would be appreciated.
This page lists six releases in a Prestige series:
There were also some 7-inch classical discs issued in the fifties by a
label otherwise devoted to spoken word. I have two examples (a
Beethoven Fifth and Dvorak "New World") but I can't locate them just
now to provide further information. No orchestras or conductors are