The Decca Sound - Mono Years: The Birth of High Fidelity Numbered Limited Edition 180g 6LP Box Set (Mono)

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Numbered, Limited Edition 180g 6LP Mono Box Set! Cut at Abbey Road Studios!

This limited edition LP set features six outstanding recordings from Decca's earliest high fidelity history, celebrating the technological breakthroughs that brought full-frequency range recording (ffrr) and high fidelity to the world 70 years ago. The recordings in this set, including Decca's first LP (Ansermet's 1949 recording of Petrouchka), have been selected from a collection of 50 celebrated recordings in the The Decca Sound - Mono Years set. Newly presented in luxury 180g vinyl pressings, the set includes a newly written booklet detailing the history behind the Decca Sound from this period.

The LPs included are Stravinsky's Petrouchka, Beethoven's Sixth Symphony Pastoral, Britten's Four Sea Interludes + The Young Person's Guide To the Orchestra, Albeniz's Iberia backed by Turina's Danzas Fantasticas, Lalo's Namouna Ballet Suites, and Rachmaninov's Sonata in G minor for cello and piano.

• Numbered, Limited Edition
• Six LP Box Set
• 180g Vinyl
• Lacquers cut at Abbey Road Studios
• Includes original cover art
• Mono

L'Orchestra de la Suisse Romande (Stravinsky)
Ernest Ansermet, conductor (Stravinsky)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (Beethoven)
Erich Kleiber, conductor (Beethoven)
Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam (Britten)
Eduard van Beinum, conductor (Britten)
Paris Conservatoire Orchestra (Albeniz)
Ataulfo Argenta, conductor (Albeniz)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (Lalo)
Jean Martinon, conductor (Lalo)
Zara Nelsova, cello (Rachmoninov)
Artur Balsam, piano (Rachmoninov)

LP 1 - Side A:
Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
Petrouchka - Version 1911 - Scene 1:

1. The Shrovetide Fair - The Crowds - The Conjuring-Trick Scene 2:
2. Petrouchka's Room
LP 1 - Side B:
Scene 3:

1. The Moor's Room - Dance Of The Ballerina
Scene 4:
2. The Shrovetide Fair Evening

LP 2 - Side A:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Symphony No. 5 in F, Op. 68 "Pastoral"

1. Erwachen Heiterer Empfindungen Bei Der Ankunft Auf Dem Lande: Allegro Ma Non Troppo
2. Szene Am Bach: Andante Molto Mosso
LP 2 - Side B:
1. Lustiges Zusammensein Der Landleute Allegro
2. Gewitter, Sturm Allegro
3. Hirtengesang. Frohe Und Dankbare) Gefühle nach dem Sturm (Allegretto)

LP 3 - Side A:
Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Four Sea Interludes from "Peter Grimes", Op. 33a

1. Dawn (Original Version)
2. Sunday Morning (Original Version)
3. Moonlight (Original Version)
4. Storm (Original Version)
From "Peter Grimes", Op.33b
5. Passacaglia
LP 3 - Side B:
1. The Young Person's Guide To the Orchestra, Op. 34

LP 4 - Side A:
Isaac Albeniz (1860-1909)
Iberia - Orchestrated Arbos - Book 1:

1. Evocación
2. El Corpus En Sevilla
Book 2:
3. Triana
Book 1:
4. El Puerto
Book 3:
5. El Albaicín
LP 4 - Side B:
Joaquin Perez Turina (1882-1949)
Danzas Fantasticas

1. Exaltación
2. Ensueño
3. Orgía

LP 5 - Side A:
Edouard Lalo (1823-1892)
Namouna, Suite No. 1

1. Prélude
2. Sérénade
3. Thème Varié
4a. Parade De Foire; 4b. Fête Foraine
LP 5 - Side B:
Namouna, Suite No. 2

1. Danse Marocaine
2. Mazurka
3. La Siesta
4. Pas De Cymbales
5. Danse Des Esclaves

LP 6 - Side A:
Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op. 19

1. Lento - Allegro Moderato
2. Allegro Scherzando
LP 6 - Side B:
1. Andante
2. Allegro Mosso

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