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On Sun, Nov 5, 2017 at 2:58 PM, Richard Kaplan <
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> Griffith was the pioneer in the field, working with vinyl pressings from
> original parts. His work may have been surpassed by his successor Keith
> Hardwick and later Andrew Walter and perhaps Andreas Meyer, who have had
> access to superior equipment, but his transfers are honest, and are
> unlikely to be superseded. The two World Records LP sets of Delius remain
> indispensable, since they include the entire contents of the Delius Society
> 78s, which the new CD set doesn't.
> In a message dated 11/5/2017 1:32:27 PM Central Standard Time,
> [log in to unmask] writes:
> I have the Elgar and Sibelius sets, and agree with your comments. I have
> always liked Griffith's work and, at the time he was active, he had few
> rivals in the transfer field.
> -----Original Message-----
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> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] DELIUS
> I've found Gary's comments to be true, particularly with the LP versions
> of the Sibelius sets, the Elgar sets AND the Delius issues.
> Sent from my iPhone
> > On Nov 5, 2017, at 1:48 PM, Gary A. Galo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Compared to the original British Columbia's, you may be right about
> Griffith's transfers. I don't have the originals for comparison. However,
> Griffith's transfers are superior to any other reissues I've heard, and for
> most people who don't have access to the originals, that's all that matters.
> > Gary
> > ____________________________
> > -----Original Message-----
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> > [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Dennis Rooney
> > Sent: Sunday, November 05, 2017 12:50 PM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] DELIUS
> > To the replies engendered by Ben Roth's query about Delius, I do not
> find that any of the EMI transfers of the Delius Society sets represent the
> best that can be had from those recordings. *Pace* Griffith, the high
> frequency resolution is always compromised, which a comparison with the
> Columbia sets and the "supplemental" volume from EMI will clearly reveal.
> Except for the first pressing, the American Columbias are inferior to their
> English Columbia counterparts. Worth noting as a caution.
> > DDR
> > ""
> >> On Sat, Nov 4, 2017 at 10:24 AM, Gary A. Galo <[log in to unmask]>
> >> HI Ben,
> >> Selectively. I like Sea Drift very much. I have both volumes of the
> >> Beecham 78-rpm recordings on EMI World Records LPs, in excellent
> >> transfers by Anthony Griffith. I also have a Japanese Toshiba/EMI set
> >> of Volume 1, which are impeccable pressings (the British ones were
> >> very fine, nonetheless). I'm not sure the Japanese issued volume 2.
> >> Gary
> >> ____________________________
> >> Gary Galo
> >> Audio Engineer Emeritus
> >> The Crane School of Music
> >> SUNY at Potsdam, NY 13676
> >> "Great art presupposes the alert mind of the educated listener."
> >> Arnold Schoenberg
> >> "A true artist doesn't want to be admired, he wants to be believed."
> >> Igor Markevitch
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:
> >> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of 6295LARGE .
> >> Sent: Saturday, November 04, 2017 9:41 AM
> >> To: [log in to unmask]
> >> Subject: [ARSCLIST] DELIUS
> >> Hello everybody
> >> Are there any Delius fans out there?
> >> Regards,
> >> Ben Roth
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