Steven C. Barr(x) wrote:
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> From: "David Lennick" <[log in to unmask]>
>> Just compared three copies of the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto with Emil Gilels
>> and Fritz Reiner conducting: original mono LP (LM 1969), "Living Stereo" CD,
>> and 1970s English pressing on "Camden Classics" CCV 5016 from Victrola master
>> (VICS 1039). Interesting results. The CD is muddy, distant, over-reverbed and
>> very unpleasant. The Camden Classics/Victrola is running slow, horribly
>> distorted and full of dropouts. The original mono LP sounds .. bloody
> When was the original recording made? Mono or stereo?
Late 1955, and they were doing a lot of stereo recording at that time.