The Great Combinations 180g Import LP
The Great Combinations 180g Import LP

The Great Combinations 180g Import LP

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SKU:
ANALPI80710
UPC:
8803581587104

Audiophile 180g Virgin Vinyl LP!
Mastered from the Original Masters of Sony Music Entertainment!
Pressed at Optimal Media!

This album pairs up different artists for an album of 10 songs ranging from classical to the down-home folk tunes such as "My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night."

It used to be quite the vogue when the disk business was young to pair great singers with string players of equal renown. RCA Victor has revived the practice on this disk with what seems to be a 'Potent' platter property. The diskery has the artists, and the album jackets almost seems to dare, 'Can you match this?' Here are the pairings: Marian Anderson and Gregor Piatigorsky, Robert Merrill and Yehudi Menuhin, Jan Peerce and Mischa Elman, Ezio Pinza and Nathan Milstein, and Rise Stevens and Elman. Selections, two by each combo, are all light and tuneful. In all, a sound commercial and artistic idea, finely executed.
-Billboard

Features

  • Audiophile 180g Virgin Vinyl
  • Pressed at Optimal Media GmbH in Germany
  • Audiophile analogue mastering by Rainer Maillard at Emil Berliner Studios in Berlin
  • Mastered from the Original Masters of Sony Music Entertainment
  • Analogphonic release

Musicians

Marian Anderson contralto
Gregor Piatigorsky cello
Robert Merrill baritone
Yehudi Menuhin violin
Jan Peerce tenor
Mischa Elman violin
Ezio Pinza bass
Nathan Milstein violin
Rise Stevens mezzo-soprano

Selections

Side 1:

  1. Carry Me Back To Old Virginny (Marian Anderson & Gregor Piatigorsky)
  2. Xerxes, HWV 40, Act I: May The Fates Be Kind "Ombra mai fu" (Robert Merrill & Yehudi Menuhin)
  3. Angel's Serenade (Jan Peerce & Mischa Elman)
  4. 6 Romances, Op. 6, No. 6: None But The Lonely Heart (Ezio Pinza & Nathan Milstein)
  5. Les Contes d'Hoffman, Act II: Belle nuit, o nuit d'amour, "Barcarolle" (Rise Stevens & Mischa Elman)

Side 2:

  1. Elegie (Rise Stevens & Mischa Elman)
  2. Calm As The Night, Op. 326, No. 27 (Ezio Pinza & Nathan Milstein)
  3. O Dry Those Tears (Jan Peerce & Mischa Elman)
  4. 6 Songs, Op. 4, No. 3: In The Silence Of The Secret Night (Robert Merrill & Yehudi Menuhin)
  5. My Old Kentucky Home (Marian Anderson & Gregor Piatigorsky)
Description

Audiophile 180g Virgin Vinyl LP!
Mastered from the Original Masters of Sony Music Entertainment!
Pressed at Optimal Media!

This album pairs up different artists for an album of 10 songs ranging from classical to the down-home folk tunes such as "My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night."

It used to be quite the vogue when the disk business was young to pair great singers with string players of equal renown. RCA Victor has revived the practice on this disk with what seems to be a 'Potent' platter property. The diskery has the artists, and the album jackets almost seems to dare, 'Can you match this?' Here are the pairings: Marian Anderson and Gregor Piatigorsky, Robert Merrill and Yehudi Menuhin, Jan Peerce and Mischa Elman, Ezio Pinza and Nathan Milstein, and Rise Stevens and Elman. Selections, two by each combo, are all light and tuneful. In all, a sound commercial and artistic idea, finely executed.
-Billboard

Features

  • Audiophile 180g Virgin Vinyl
  • Pressed at Optimal Media GmbH in Germany
  • Audiophile analogue mastering by Rainer Maillard at Emil Berliner Studios in Berlin
  • Mastered from the Original Masters of Sony Music Entertainment
  • Analogphonic release

Musicians

Marian Anderson contralto
Gregor Piatigorsky cello
Robert Merrill baritone
Yehudi Menuhin violin
Jan Peerce tenor
Mischa Elman violin
Ezio Pinza bass
Nathan Milstein violin
Rise Stevens mezzo-soprano

Selections

Side 1:

  1. Carry Me Back To Old Virginny (Marian Anderson & Gregor Piatigorsky)
  2. Xerxes, HWV 40, Act I: May The Fates Be Kind "Ombra mai fu" (Robert Merrill & Yehudi Menuhin)
  3. Angel's Serenade (Jan Peerce & Mischa Elman)
  4. 6 Romances, Op. 6, No. 6: None But The Lonely Heart (Ezio Pinza & Nathan Milstein)
  5. Les Contes d'Hoffman, Act II: Belle nuit, o nuit d'amour, "Barcarolle" (Rise Stevens & Mischa Elman)

Side 2:

  1. Elegie (Rise Stevens & Mischa Elman)
  2. Calm As The Night, Op. 326, No. 27 (Ezio Pinza & Nathan Milstein)
  3. O Dry Those Tears (Jan Peerce & Mischa Elman)
  4. 6 Songs, Op. 4, No. 3: In The Silence Of The Secret Night (Robert Merrill & Yehudi Menuhin)
  5. My Old Kentucky Home (Marian Anderson & Gregor Piatigorsky)
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Classical
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
24.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
Artist
Title
The Great Combinations
Composer
Additional Artists
Nathan Milstein, Mischa Elman, Gregor Piatigorsky, Yehudi Menuhin
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
09-26-2019
Release Date
01-06-2020
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
Scratch & Dent
0
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