Toscanini Database

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Performance
 Composer  Wagner  
 Composition    Gotterdammerung (Siegfried's Death and Funeral Music)  
 Ensemble  NBC Symphony  
 Date  1952.01.03  
 Location  Carnegie Hall  
 Session  Studio  

Comments
VICS turn down treble and up bass then best tonal balance. Most natural strings and brass.

RVC Same as VICS with bass at 3:00 and treble at 9:00

GS excellent but not quite as nice as VICS (in mono) or RVC equalized.

Immortal Fake stereo. Identical to GS in mono. They forgot to add the reverb and filter the highs.

Both CDs have variable noise reduction.

AT very close but slightly distorted in climaxes.

LM Similar tonal balance to GS but limited dynamics.

T/L Heavily filtered highs.  

Issue
 Label    Issue    Album Title    Format  
 RCA    VICS-1316(e)    Toscanini: Wagner    LP  
 RCA Japan    RVC-1544    Toscanini Conducts Wagner    LP  
 RCA    09026-60306-2    AT Collection Vol 49    CD  
 RCA    74321 59482 2    The Immortal - Vol. VII Wagner    CD  
 RCA Germany    AT 400    Wagner and Toscanini    LP  
 RCA    LM-6020    Toscanini Conducts Wagner    LP  
 Time/Life    STL-PO4    Great Performers - Arturo Toscanini    LP