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Re: Boston Pops question

From:

Steve Abrams <[log in to unmask]>

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Sat, 7 Apr 2007 16:17:48 +0100

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The 1954 recording is the one that was issued as a Living Stereo CD in 1993 
and again as a Living Stereo SACD in 2005.

SA

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Lennick" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Saturday, April 07, 2007 3:07 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Boston Pops question


> Roger and Allison Kulp wrote:
>> The 1954 one is one of the first three records RCA made for commercial 
>> release.The Lp (LSC-1817),came out four years later.It is one of the 
>> legendary Living Stereos.Before it was reissued by Classic Records in the 
>> late 90s,it sold for as high as $850.00-$900.00.Now it runs about 
>> $350.00.(I bought mine at a Sallie  Army.)It was also issued on a stereo 
>> reel tape,in 1956.There are some very good transfers of 78s on Camden.I 
>> own most of them,which I bought in a single group for twenty bucks.I do 
>> not have the "Gaite",but most of the Camdens are 78 transfers.I would 
>> assume it is the '47,but I think there is an earlier "Gaite", by 
>> Fiedler,that dates from the late 30s,but I may be mistaken.I have not 
>> seen a complete discography of Fiedler,like I have for Koussevitsky,or 
>> Munch.(This would go back to 1933 or '34.)
>>
> LM 1817 is the 1954 recording. June 18, 1954. This was the second 
> recording, the first being the 78 version on June 20, 1947 (issued on 
> standard shellac and red vinyl). The third recording, in Living Stereo, 
> was May 22, 1958: LM/LSC 2267. (Also on tape formats, for those who care: 
> KCS 4015, R8S 1003, FTC 2045, R8S 5014.) If LM 1817 was issued in stereo, 
> it's not listed and I can't imagine why it WOULD have been issued with 
> that number since there was a new remake. But stereo masters did exist for 
> the 1954 recording, since it appeared in the 60s on Victrola VIC/VICS 1012 
> and you've noted a stereo tape issue (which isn't in my printed 
> discography, but neither is CAL 438 which started this thread).
>
> Good transfers of 78s on Camden? Toscanini's Beethoven 7th, if they didn't 
> reverb it up (I liked that transfer years ago but I haven't listened to it 
> for a long time). I find virtually all of those Camdens unlistenable 
> today. Even when they were new they were so full of wow and horrible muddy 
> EQ they turned me off many legendary 78 performances till I found the 
> originals.
>
> dl
>
>
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