Toscanini Database

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Performance
 Composer  Mendelssohn  
 Composition    A Midsummer Night's Dream  
 Ensemble  NBC Symphony  
 Date  1947.11.04  
 Location  Carnegie Hall  
 Session  Studio  

Vocal Soloist
 Soloist    Role    Range  
 Phillips        Soprano  

Comments
Women's Chorus conductor, Peter Wilhousky

FM Best overall balance.

GS better highs than FM but very weak bass.

VICS Not bad fake stereo. Even smear with no reverb.

AT somewhat muffled sounding.

PRM muffled sounding.

LM poor condition.  

Issue
 Label    Issue    Album Title    Format  
 Franklin Mint    TOSC 6    Orchestral Showpieces    LP  
 RCA    09026-60283-2    AT Collection Vol 36    CD  
 RCA    VICS-1337(e)    Toscanini: Mendelssohn Midsum - Schumann 3rd    LP  
 RCA Germany    AT 138    Toscanini: Mendelssohn Midsummer - Schumann 3rd    LP  
 RCA    PRM-155    Toscanini: A Midsummer Night's Dream    LP  
 RCA    LM-1221    Toscanini: Debussy La Mer, Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night's Dream    LP