Guess I should buy some then.
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From: "Tom Fine" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, July 10, 2006 10:00 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Mercury co-founder Irving Green passes
> Hi Phillip:
> Not really. I've never tried them out. I have the out of print EMI CD's
> and the original Mercury LPs. It would be interesting to know if they were
> given EMI's digital masters or if they had new transfers made. One of the
> Dvorak symphonies was released in the late 90's on some 3rd party label,
> apparently licensing the EMI digital master. It sounds just like the EMI
> CD, so they did something where the quality didn't get lost. The EMI CD's
> sound pretty darn good to my ears. Even though it was late 80's or early
> 90's, they didn't go overboard with room-deadening "hiss reduction" or
> other digi-tools and the Pye tapes must have been in good condition.
> -- Tom Fine
> PS -- if it's not clear what recordings are used on the Barbirolli Society
> CD's, use their e-mail link and ask. I think I did once and got a speedy
> and informative response. I was hoping to find it to paste into this
> e-mail but my inbox is not well organized.