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Anyone remember, or even hear of, a label called FORTISSIMO produced by 
Riverside in 1961? Super-quiet surfaces (wonder how they managed that? 
Riverside never turned out a quiet disc in their lives), discs cut from the 
inside out (changer owners must have loved that), master tapes recorded at 60 
IPS "with the heads oriented horizontally" (whaaaaa..?), a 400hz alignment 
tone, and repertoire such as Racing Cars, Jets, Pipe Organ (miked from inside, 
I think) and Banjo Polkas.

Amazing what turns up in some of these old audio magazines that I've never run 
across in over 45 years of record collecting.

dl