Then there was the Capitol "Persuasive Percussion" knock offs,"Staged For Stereo"
From: Paul Stamler <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, November 5, 2012 11:07 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Medinah Temple
On 11/5/2012 3:32 PM, Tom Fine wrote:
> People sometimes don't associate Capitol and its engineering staff with
> classical recording, but they always had at least one foot in the
> business in the LP era. Steinberg/Pittsburgh and Stokowski/Houston
> recorded on the Capitol label. Capitol also did "sound spectacular"
> light-classical records in Hollywood with Erich Leinsdorf and Leonard
I have a few of those; in that era it would have been Felix Slatkin, Leonard's dad; Leonard was just a pup then. As was I.