The venue sounds like it could be Chicago. The playing was definitely not
second-rate, so it was made somewhere where a "pickup" or "recording"
orchestra could be massed from good local talent. Then again, this goes back
to a time when even medium-sized cities had decent symphonies and people
came out to hear them.
-- Tom Fine
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From: "Steven Smolian" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Saturday, July 28, 2007 10:09 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Musical Arts Symphony?
>I can't prove it but strongly suspect it is members of the Chicago Symphony
>Orchestra, perhaps lacking some principal players. This was on LP as well,
>on Concert-Disc as I recall.
> Steve Smolian
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tom Fine" <[log in to unmask]>
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> Sent: Saturday, July 28, 2007 9:53 PM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Musical Arts Symphony?
>> How about the Musical Arts Symphony? Any info on that?
>> Sound in the Round -- I have a quarter-track made by GRT Tapes. I wish I
>> had a copy of the original 2-track. The original Ampex demo tape with
>> their first 2-track consumer machines had some excerpts from the 2-track.
>> -- Tom Fine
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "David Lennick" <[log in to unmask]>
>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>> Sent: Saturday, July 28, 2007 9:21 PM
>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Musical Arts Symphony?
>>> Tom Fine wrote:
>>>> Hi All:
>>>> I have here a duped reel tape called "Symphony of the Dance" by Leonard
>>>> Sorkin conducting the "Musical Arts Symphony" on ConcerTapes. What was
>>>> this orchestra? Where was it recorded. The recording is actually pretty
>>>> good, as is the playing. The tape was duped super-loud compared to
>>>> other duped quarter-tracks I have. And it was even within standard
>>>> azimuth, which tells me some care was taken in the duping operation.
>>>> Any historical information about the orchestra and recording much
>>>> -- Tom Fine
>>> I remember ConcertDiscs..I still use "Sound in the Round" (ping pong
>>> game) for checking channels and speakers.