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Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Willi Boskovsky
LIM XR24 019 ℗ 1960 © 2007. CD (XRCD).
Recorded in Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria, April 28 & 29, and September 17 & 18, 1959.
Producer: John Culshaw.
Recording engineer: James Brown.
Orig. released as Decca SXL 2198.
Producer: Winston Ma.
Analog and Digital Mastering.
Mastering engineer: Tohru Kotesu, chief engineer.
Venue: JVC Mastering, Yokohama.
Date: September 27, 2006.
Consultants: Takeshi Tee Fujii and Shizuo Nomiyama.
Special arrangement: FIM cable.
Replication: JVC, Japan.
Jacket printed in Hong Kong.
Cover design concept: Winston Ma.
Design and execution: Chi Ho Young, Chi Ho Design, Vancouver, B.C.
Special thanks to: LaVelle Leverette, Stephen Greene of UME and Kevin Berg.
℗ © 1960 Decca Music Group Limited.
Licensed by Universal Music Enterprises, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
Produced and distributed by First Impression Music, Inc., USA.
COMMENT: The best-sounding version of this brilliant album. One of my favorites, an evergreen. In memory of Winston Ma, a tireless advocate for high fidelity. He lived in Redmond, Wash., and passed away in 2016 after a long illness.