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Performance
 Composer  Barber  
 Composition    Adagio for Strings  
 Ensemble  NBC Symphony  
 Date  1942.03.19  
 Location  Carnegie Hall  
 Session  Studio  

Comments
From the man who commissioned it. Beautifully played.

Beautiful string sound for 1942 on LM. Get a better copy of this!

GS EQ to +6 0 -6 -8 -8 -4 +4 +8 +6.

Pearl overly heavy in bass and upper end filtered. However when set to

0 -8 -12 -10 -6 -4 0 +5 +10 +15 sound is OK.

Symposium slightly worse sound than GS. Sort of tubby.  

Issue
 Label    Issue    Album Title    Format  
 RCA    LM-7032    Toscanini Concert Favorites    LP  
 RCA    09026-60307-2    AT Collection Vol 38    CD  
 Pearl    GEM 0049    Samuel Barber - Premier Recordings    CD  
 Symposium    1240    Toscanini Popular Favorites    CD