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OK, I got information on the 1979 and 1981 Philips/Polygram Classics catalog listings, which have 
sections for Mercury Golden Imports. Based on a quick scan, and my knowledge of the original Mercury 
catalog, the following are either original recordings or reissues of non-Mercury recordings:

all of the Dorati / RPO Beethoven symphonies

Interestingly, there was very briefly a Golden Imports remaster of the Dorati Beethoven 3rd with 
Minneapolis. It's not in any of the later-era catalogs.

also new recordings:
SRI 75108 Eastman Marimba Band - Nola
SRI 75132 Eastman Wind Ensemble / Donald Hunsburger (I have this one and it's quite an excellent 
record)
SRI 75141 Eastman Philharmonia / David Effron
SRI 80000 "Holst - Beyond The Sun" synthesizer version of "the Planets" by Patrick Gleeson

I don't know anything about this one except that it's not a Mercury Living Presence recording ...

SRI 75117 "Vertigo" soundtack - Sinfonia of London / Mathieson

-- Tom Fine

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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Mercury Golden Imports complete list


> Once again -- anyone who collects old record-company catalogs who has a Polygram Classics catalog 
> from 1979-80 timeframe?
>
> -- Tom Fine
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Roger Kulp" <[log in to unmask]>
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> Sent: Wednesday, February 05, 2014 12:51 PM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Mercury Golden Imports complete list
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>> The Doratis are the only non reissues I have seen.I would like to see a list,too.
>>
>> Roger
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>>> Date: Mon, 3 Feb 2014 17:49:50 -0500
>>> From: [log in to unmask]
>>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Mercury Golden Imports complete list
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>>
>>> Hi All:
>>>
>>> I'm hoping some old record dealers or owns of late 1970s/early 1980s record catalogs can help.
>>>
>>> I'm seeking a complete catalog listing of the Mercury Golden Imports LPs put out by Philips. As 
>>> I
>>> understand the history, these began appearing circa 1975-76, maybe later, and were in print into 
>>> the
>>> early 1980s. They were mostly reissues, but I own two original recordings made at 
>>> Eastman-Rochester.
>>> The Dorati Beethoven symphonies, not with the London Symphony, also seem to be original 
>>> recordings,
>>> likely made by Philips engineers. Anyway, if someone has a Polygram LP catalog from, say, 1979 
>>> or
>>> 1980, it probably contains a complete list.
>>>
>>> Thanks in advance!
>>>
>>> -- Tom Fine
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