Debussy - Iberia - Reiner - Chicago Symphony Orchestra on 200g LP
RCA Living Stereo Series from Analogue Productions
25 Premier-Sounding Titles from RCA's Living Stereo Golden Era Available on 200g LP (Cut at 33 1/3) & Hybrid SACD (Most Will Be 3-Channel)
Remastered from the Original 2 and 3 Track Master Tapes & Recut by Engineer Ryan Smith at Sterling Sound in New York
RCA's "golden age" was more like a "golden minute" - in a scant period, roughly from 1958 to 1963, the beginning of the stereo era - pure vacuum tube amplification helped produce recordings demonstrating unparalleled fidelity and warmth, lifelike presence and midband illumination.
Fritz Reiner conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in rich performances of Claude Debussy's "Iberia" from his orchestral composition Images Pour Orchestre as well as Maurice Ravel's waltz suite "Valses Nobles Et Semtimentales" and "Alborado Del Gracioso" from his Miroirs suite, a program that ultimately results in the "perfect" synthesis of interpretation, playing and sound!
Pressed at Quality Record Pressings and plated by Gary Salstrom. Packaged in the original tip-on jacket facsimiles that precisely duplicate the original cover art, including the "Living Stereo" logo, LSC numbers and "Shaded Dog" label. These reissues are designed from the mastering, to the cutting, to the pressing and packaging to be the finest RCA Living Stereo LPs ever reissued. These new versions are clearer than the originals and warmer and richer than past reissues!
Composer - Debussy / Ravel
Conductor - Fritz Reiner
Orchestra - Chicago Symphony Orchestra