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The stereo on the Ray Noble New Mayfair Orchestra Blumlein test from 1934
is pretty apparent, too. It'w been issued on a Guild CD.

http://www.amazon.com/The-Golden-Age-Light-Music/dp/B0010B5MQA/ref=sr_1_37?
s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1340825495&sr=1-37&keywords=guild+light+music+golden

Dave Weiner

On 6/27/12 3:34 PM, "Don Cox" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>On 27/06/2012, Tom Fine wrote:
>
>> Hi Don:
>> 
>> This seems to be the recording of which you write:
>> http://shop.lpo.org.uk/shop/recordings/detail.asp?5004,0,0,0,0
>> 
>> I listened to the sound sample, which is allegedly a "stereo" and to
>> my ears, the music is coming just from the center (ie mono) but
>> there's different disk surface noise on the left and right sides. I've
>> heard more impressive Blumlein stereo, I think in a BBC radio
>> documentary. Is there anything better on that CD?
>> 
>It is certainly stereo on my equipment, but the Jupiter is not a very
>suitable piece of music to demonstrate stereo. A piece with more solos
>and a variety of percussion would be more obvious.
>
>Maybe the download also loses by being an MP3 - a nasty format at best.
>
>The other stereo material on the CD is the "Walking and Talking" tests.
>
>Regards
>-- 
>Don Cox
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