Yep, there's that one plus another one of the Eastman String Sinfonia and an Eastman Marimba Band
record, all made in that same timeframe. I would count those as the last domestic Mercury classical
recordings. There's also a synthesizer version of Holst "The Planets" by the guy who started
Different Fur Studio in San Fran.
-- Tom Fine
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From: "Michael Fox" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, March 24, 2014 10:27 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Mercury Golden Imports complete list
> Tom and list: One I just encountered is an Eastman Wind Ensemble (Donald
> Hunsberger conducting rather than Frederick Fennell) playing works by
> Howard Hanson (Young Composer's Guide to the Six Tone Scale) and Joseph
> Schwantner (And the Moutnains RIsing Nowhere). It is SRI 75132; the liner
> notes give recording dates of November 6-7 1978
> and credit Rayburn Wright, producer, and H. Ros Ritchie, recording engineer.
> Michael Fox
> On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 2:49 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>> Hi All:
>> I'm hoping some old record dealers or owns of late 1970s/early 1980s
>> record catalogs can help.
>> I'm seeking a complete catalog listing of the Mercury Golden Imports LPs
>> put out by Philips. As I understand the history, these began appearing
>> circa 1975-76, maybe later, and were in print into the early 1980s. They
>> were mostly reissues, but I own two original recordings made at
>> Eastman-Rochester. The Dorati Beethoven symphonies, not with the London
>> Symphony, also seem to be original recordings, likely made by Philips
>> engineers. Anyway, if someone has a Polygram LP catalog from, say, 1979 or
>> 1980, it probably contains a complete list.
>> Thanks in advance!
>> -- Tom Fine