Post by weary flake Post by firstname.lastname@example.org Post by weary flake Post by email@example.com Post by firstname.lastname@example.org Post by Lawrence Chalmers
Was the Monteux/Boston recording of 1955 recorded in stereo? It was my
imprint recording on a mono lp coupled with La Mer.
The disc label for the La Mer side says "electronically enhanced
for stereo". Side 2 just says "stereo", but it could be just fake
stereo as well.
I had that lp and the NOCTURNES are in true stereo. "Electronically
enhanced for stereo" only applies to LA MER because it was originally a
So the Nocturnes were improperly excluded from
the 8 CD Complete RCA Stereo Recordings of Monteux...
According to an Amazon customer:
- Reviewer Kelley is concerned that not all of Monteux's "RCA recordings" are included in this collection. Perhaps I can clarify: Monteux's European recordings recordings were almost entirely made by other companies and merely pressed and released in the U. S. by RCA. The early 50s Massenet Manon was recorded by HMV/EMI, the Elgar and Brahms variations, the Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty, the Vienna Berlioz and Brahms 2nd, and the Paris Rite of Spring, Petrouchka and Firebird by Decca/London. All of these items have been reissued, usually in bargain-priced issues, by the companies that recorded them.
If the master tapes of Monteux's stereo LA MER could have been 'misplaced', then, as far as I am concerned, RCA's motto must only be:
- Working for RCA means never having to say you're sorry.