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"The Heifetz Collection", released on LP and CD by RCA contained all of the Decca recordings, (Volume 19).

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On Thursday, September 11, 2014 7:44 PM, Thomas Stern <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
 

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>Thanks for the heads-up on the DG issue - I know the MCA set, but missed the DG - good to know about the remastered version and extra track.
>There seem to be lots of 10 & 12 inch LP and EP re-releases of the DECCA Heifetz recordings, previously issued on 78s (set A-385, DA-454, A-592, others???)
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>Anyone have details of a multi-disc multi-volume HEIFETZ COLLECTION issued
>on LP by RCA in the 1970's ???  How complete was it - or did it just attempt to be a retrospective?
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>Thanks!
>Best wishes, Thomas.
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of John Haley
>Sent: Thursday, September 11, 2014 5:44 PM
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] The Heifetz box
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>Hi, Jon,
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>I just found this email from you to the ARSC list in my Spam folder.  Shame
>on Gmail!   The goblins are having their fun with you.
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>Best, John
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>On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 11:06 AM, Jon Samuels <[log in to unmask]>
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>> Hi Ben,
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>> I can partially answer your question, as I worked on the Sony Heifetz box.
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>> The original 1994 Heifetz set did include the Decca recordings (I 
>> worked on that one also for BMG).  The 2010 set was made up of copying 
>> the recordings from the earlier set (minus the Decca recordings), plus 
>> bonus material of the Bell Telephone Hour TV program, and three CDs of 
>> previously unreleased material (my contribution to the set).  Some of 
>> the recordings from the
>> 1994
>> set had been remastered since it came out, so in those cases, the 
>> later transfer was utilized.
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>> Not long before the 2010 set was released DG issued the Decca records 
>> on a two-CD set, that included at least one previously unreleased 
>> track.  My assumption is that DG did not wish to re-license something 
>> to Sony that they had just brought out themselves.
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>> By the way, the Rubinstein set also has one recording missing from the 
>> later
>> set: the 1964 Moscow recital originally on Melodiya.
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>> --Jon Samuels
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