Genre: Classical
Label: Decca
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,


Paul Paray & Detroit Symphony Orchestra The Music Of Chabrier (Mercury Living Presence Series) Half-Speed Mastered LP

Paul Paray & Detroit Symphony Orchestra

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Part Of The Mercury Living Presence Series, A New Audiophile Series!
Half-Speed Mastered Vinyl LP!
Precision HD Transfers Of The Original First-Generation Tapes!

Rarely has the DSO sparkled as in the fresh, exuberant music of Emmanuel Chabrier. Included on this album are the Chabrier compositions "España," "Suite pastorale," "Fête polonaise," and more. Recorded in the Cass Technical High School Auditorium in November 1960 with 3 Schoeps M201 microphones. Decca Classics presents the Mercury Living Presence Series, a new audiophile series of vinyl mastered at half-speed and featuring precision HD transfers of the original first-generation tapes.

A Note About Listening Levels
Mercury Living Presence recordings are highly dynamic, pushing the technical capabilities of the original recording equipment to the limit. In a modern setting, especially in the context of a Half-Speed Mastered LP, the full dynamic range on the tapes makes its way to the grooves.

This may require the listener to turn up the system volume to a higher level than they may be accustomed to.

All efforts were made to present these discs on quiet, high-quality vinyl, so listening at "concert hall levels" should not include an objectionable increase in background surface noise.

Turn it up, experience the 3D sound field, and enjoy the lifelike dynamics; put yourself in the Living Presence of the music!


  • The Mercury Living Presence Series
  • Audiophile Vinyl
  • Half-Speed Mastered at Abbey Road Studios
  • Precision HD Transfers from the Original First-Generation Tapes
  • Made in Germany


Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Paul Paray conductor


Emmanuel Chabrier (1841-1894)

Side One:
  1. España
  2. Suite pastorale
Side Two:
  1. Fête polonaise
  2. Overture to "Gwendoline"
  3. Danse slave

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