Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture; Capriccio Italien 180g 2LP (Mono & Stereo)
Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture; Capriccio Italien 180g 2LP (Mono & Stereo)

Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture; Capriccio Italien 180g 2LP (Mono & Stereo)

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SKU:
MLPLP89757
UPC:
028947897576
1954 Mono & 1958 Stereo Editions On 180g Double LP!

This 2LP set celebrates the most ambitious and successful classical recording of the 1950s. In 1954, Mercury embarked on one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken by a classical label: recording Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture using the original score for orchestra augmented by church bells, cannon and brass choir. For the cannon, an authentic Napoleon-era (1761) cannon was recorded at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. This set includes the 1954 mono and 1958 stereo editions.

Features:
• Mono & Stereo Editions
• 180g Vinyl
• Double LP
• Gatefold Jacket
• Limited Time Download Card

Musicians:
Deems Taylor, spoken commentary
University of Minnesota Brass Band
Bells of the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Carlilon, The Riverside Church
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
Antal Dorati

Selections:
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
LP 1
Side A:

1. Ouverture solennelle "1812", Op. 49
Side B:
1. Commentary to the "1812 Overture" / Sound effects / Bells
2. Capriccio Italien, Op. 45

LP 2
Side C:

1. Overture 1812, Op. 49
Side D:
1. Commentary to the "1812 Overture"
2. Capriccio Italien, Op. 45
Description
1954 Mono & 1958 Stereo Editions On 180g Double LP!

This 2LP set celebrates the most ambitious and successful classical recording of the 1950s. In 1954, Mercury embarked on one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken by a classical label: recording Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture using the original score for orchestra augmented by church bells, cannon and brass choir. For the cannon, an authentic Napoleon-era (1761) cannon was recorded at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. This set includes the 1954 mono and 1958 stereo editions.

Features:
• Mono & Stereo Editions
• 180g Vinyl
• Double LP
• Gatefold Jacket
• Limited Time Download Card

Musicians:
Deems Taylor, spoken commentary
University of Minnesota Brass Band
Bells of the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Carlilon, The Riverside Church
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
Antal Dorati

Selections:
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
LP 1
Side A:

1. Ouverture solennelle "1812", Op. 49
Side B:
1. Commentary to the "1812 Overture" / Sound effects / Bells
2. Capriccio Italien, Op. 45

LP 2
Side C:

1. Overture 1812, Op. 49
Side D:
1. Commentary to the "1812 Overture"
2. Capriccio Italien, Op. 45
Genre
Classical
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Title
1812 Overture; Capriccio Italien
Composer
Tchaikovsky
Additional Artists
Antal Dorati, Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, Deems Taylor
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
03-21-2016
Availability
Backordered
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Release Date
05-04-2016
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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