Take a look at

(And David Hummel's book for pre-1981 releases)

Thom Pease
Recorded Sound Cataloger
Library of Congress

On Tue, Aug 7, 2012 at 3:55 PM, Shai Drori <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> My CD of Man of La Mancha I bought way earlier than that but can't remember
> the dates. How many versions are out there?
> Shai
> בתאריך 07/08/12 7:51 PM, ציטוט Richard L. Hess:
>> Hi, All,
>> I have revised my assumption that the early 2000s release of Man of
>> LaMancha OBC on CD was erroneously transferred without AME equalization.
>> What I think really happened was that the mastering engineer MASTERED it
>> and they used a good, clean upstream copy that was a little bright (but not
>> peaky bright like AME) and used that for the CD. Although there are a couple
>> of ticks during the finale which could be a CD pressing issue or??
>> Anyway, with the addition of some compression and room simulation, I now
>> have something that approaches the LP's sound without the drawbacks of
>> listening to a digitization of the LP.
>> Finally, I am happy in regards to this and I thought the two or three
>> people out there who have been following this would like to know I revised
>> my opinion of what I had bought.
>> Cheers,
>> Richard
> --
> בברכה,
> שי דרורי
> מומחה לשימור והמרה של אודיו וידאו וסרטים 8-35 ממ.