Open Reel Selection of Opus 3 Analogue Recordings Volume VI Master Quality Reel To Reel Tape

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Each Opus 3 Reel-To-Reel Tape is made upon order and is ready to ship in approximately 2-4 weeks!

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Limited Production Run of only 50 Copies Worldwide!
Master Quality Reel To Reel Tape!
Exceptional Audiophile Sound as close to the Original Master Reference Quality as possible!

Opus 3 Records Offers Analogue Copies From Original Analogue Masters!

Over many years Opus 3 has from time to time been asked to offer Analogue Tape Copies. At the end of 2014, the first copies were sold in Sweden and the response was overwhelming.

When Opus 3 Records creates an Analogue tape copy, it is always a One to One Copy where, for example, no analogue sub-master is in between, in order to make it as good as possible with no added distortion, noise and wow and flutter, etc.

The drawback is this process takes a lot of time, because all the tracks have to be copies one by one which is the reason the Analogue Tape are high. Because of the way this is done, production is limited to a maximum of 50 pieces. The upside to this process is you are guaranteed to have the best sounding Analogue Tape Copy.

To become more familiar with Opus 3 Records and the Analogue Tape Copies, consider purchasing an Opus 3 Analogue Tape Copy which samples a nice mix of Jazz, Blues, world-music and classical music.

** It is standard practice in all recording studios to keep the tape "tail out". This reduces "pre-echo" and it means that the tape should be placed on the right hand side of the recorder, re-wound and then played.

• 1st Generation Reel to Reel Tape made from the Original Master Tape
• Limited Production Run of only 50 Total
• Analogue Tape Copies from original analogue masters
• One 10.5" Metall-NAB-Reel
• Playback EQ: IEC/CCIR (35uS)
• 2-track, 1/4" at 38 cm/s (15")

1. East of Sun - from Lars Erstrand Quartet, feat. Kjell Ohman "Dream Dancing" - CD 9101
2. Nobody's Blues But Mine - from Tomas Ornberg's Blue Five and friends - CD 19102
3. Going Home - from Eric Bibb "Rainbow People - SACD 7723
4. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)/Allegro di molto (excerpt) Lieder ohne worte - from Stockholm Guitar Quartet - CD 9001
5. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)/Allegro (excerpt) Clarinet Quintet in A-Major - from Kjell Fageus (Basset Clarinet) & Zetterqvist Quartet - CD 19301
6. Lars Erik Larsson (1908-1986)/Ballad: Moderato - Concertino for double bass and orchestra - from Thorvald Fredin & The Oskarshamn Ensemble, Conductor Jan-Olva Wedin - SACD 8522
7. Dr. Jazz (W. Melros - King Oliver) - from Kustbandet Live in Stockholm (only available as MasterCopy  or DSD128)