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Don Cox wrote:
> On 07/04/07, Roger and Allison Kulp wrote:
> 
>> The 1954 one is one of the first three records RCA made for commercial
>> release.The Lp (LSC-1817),came out four years later.It is one of the
>> legendary Living Stereos.Before it was reissued by Classic Records in
>> the late 90s,it sold for as high as $850.00-$900.00.Now it runs about
>> $350.00.(I bought mine at a Sallie Army.)It was also issued on a
>> stereo reel tape,in 1956.There are some very good transfers of 78s on
>> Camden.I own most of them,which I bought in a single group for twenty
>> bucks.I do not have the "Gaite",but most of the Camdens are 78
>> transfers.I would assume it is the '47,but I think there is an earlier
>> "Gaite", by Fiedler,that dates from the late 30s,but I may be
>> mistaken.I have not seen a complete discography of Fiedler,like I have
>> for Koussevitsky,or Munch.(This would go back to 1933 or '34.)
> 
> The current SACD reissue is from June 18 1954.
> 
> It is 2-track stereo (with some depth!).
> 
> (Naxos have an interesting CD of this music conducted by the arranger,
> Manuel Rosenthal. Recorded in 1996.)
> 
> Regards

Okay, I stand corrected..there WAS a stereo issue of the 1954 recording, LSC 
1817, which was already marked for deletion in the April 1959 Schwann catalog. 
The newer version (LSC 2267) is listed right below it. LSC 1817 couldn't have 
been available for more than a year.

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