Toscanini Database

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 Composer  Respighi  
 Composition    The Pines of Rome  
 Ensemble  NBC Symphony  
 Date  1953.03.17  
 Location  Carnegie Hall  
 Session  Studio  

GDG Excellent mastering by JP

GS Piercinly bright, but better dynamics than LPs. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -4 -8 -12

Immortal Fake stereo. Upper end not shrill but they got carried away. Better to bring down to much highs than to bring back something that has been totally removed.

T/L, AGM, and FM all quite good.

AGM1 Nice but not as bright and clear, slightly better lows.

T/L Slight coloration in low end.

FM a little weak in low end.

LM my copy a little crackly, uneven response in upper end but not bad.

AT a definite step down from the others. Shrill with weak low end.  

 Label    Issue    Album Title    Format  
 GDG    GDG-AT-008    Toscanini: Respighi Trilogy FFAS    CD  
 RCA    74321 72374 2    The Immortal - Vol. X Italian Orchestral Music    CD  
 RCA    60262-2-RG    AT Collection Vol 32    CD  
 RCA    AGM1-5226    Toscanini: Respighi - Pines and Fountains    LP  
 Time/Life    STL-PO4    Great Performers - Arturo Toscanini    LP  
 Franklin Mint    TOSC 2    Toscanini: Concerti/Tone Poems    LP  
 RCA    LM-1768    Toscanini: Respighi - Pines and Fountains    LP  
 RCA Italy    AT 100    Toscanini: Respighi Pines/Fountains - Berlioz Roman Carnival    LP