On 11/07/06, David Lewis wrote:
> Tom Fine:
> You are correct. There were probably 50 more CD's that could have been
> done (perhaps more if one
> considered being completist on the mono stuff, which was an unlikely
> track because there was
> specific and limited interest in the pre-1956 catalog and that
> interest was addressed with the
> handful of mono reissues).
> Dave Lewis:
> Well, I may represent the "limited interest" faction, but I was
> certainly waiting to see certain Hanson recordings come along - mainly
> Griffes' Kubla Khan, the Loeffler and Sessions' "Black Maskers." To
> this day, I keep a reel tape version on hand of "Maskers" just so if I
> want to program it on my radio show, I can make a transfer. I would
> have thought these things, although monaurally recorded, considerable
> to make the "cut," but umusic, I guess, knows better than me, a mere
> consumer and (god forbid!) critic.
You could try to persuade a specialist reissue company to license the
tapes. Testament, for example.
I would certainly buy them, so that makes a guaranteed sale of two.
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