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  • Albeniz: Iberia (complete)/ Ravel: Rapsodie Espagnole Albeniz: Iberia (complete)/ Ravel: Rapsodie Espagnole Quick View

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    Albeniz: Iberia (complete)/ Ravel: Rapsodie Espagnole


    Mastered By Willem Makee From The Original Master Tapes


    Jean Morel conducts the Paris Conservatoire Orchestra. Superb low end, a rich, robust and vibrant-sounding album. Great midrange life and transparency. Orchestrations of Albeniz' incomparable Iberia. Double-basses are extremely well-pitched and dynamic, a characteristic of the RCA Paris recordings. The Rapsodie espagnole that fills out side four is a humdinger.


    Recorded in La Maison de la Chimie (Paris)

    Producer: Ray Minshull

    Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    AlbÉniz, Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, Jean Morel - Iberia
    1. Evocación
    2. El Puerto
    3. El Corpus En Sevilla
    4. Rondeña
    5. Triana
    6. Almeria
    7. Lavapies
    8. El Polo
    9. El Albaicin
    10. Malaga
    11. Eritana
    12. Jerez
    Ravel, Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, Jean Morel - Rapsodie Espagnole
    Jean Morel
    $59.99
    200 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Debussy: Iberia (200 Gram) Debussy: Iberia (200 Gram) Quick View

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    Debussy: Iberia (200 Gram)

    Limited Edition 200 Gram LP!


    Remastered and Cut at 33 1/3 rpm by Ryan Smith at Sterling Sound!


    Cut from the Original 2-Track Session Tapes!


    Pressed at Quality Record Pressings & Plated by Gary Salstrom!


    Alborado del Grassio - This is the one of the most demanding recordings we have ever reissued. This piece of music is thrilling in its dynamic contrasts - absolutely not to be missed - I'd buy two and save one if I were you.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    Debussy
    $39.99
    200 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Iberia, Danzas Fantasticas (Speakers Corner) Iberia, Danzas Fantasticas (Speakers Corner) Quick View

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    Iberia, Danzas Fantasticas (Speakers Corner)

    As in numerous other works by Spanish composers, Isaac AlbÉniz's aim in his Iberia Suite was to portray the landscape and express the zest for life which is so abundant in southern countries. Infused with folkmusic elements, the suite is introduced by the dancelike Evocación which vividly evokes a picture of Iberia. The lush, extravagant harmonies and the stark contrasts of the dynamics in particular - from the softest pianissimo to the extreme fortissimo - certainly whet one's appetite. Don't worry - Spain has a lot to offer! The next movement, El Corpus en Sevilla transports us to Andalusia where a solemn procession is taking place to celebrate the feast of Corpus Christi. This is followed by a sparkling Triana in which the various complex and brilliant rhythms of the national dances Almería, Rondeña and Fandango are ingeniously combined. And the two movements El puerto and El Albaicín are no less exciting: the first presents a rich potpourri of types of Spanish songs, while the second - held in the minor key - conjures up a picture of Granada's gypsy quarter.



    Turina's Danzas fantásticas are noted for their sumptuous orchestration and marked rhythms. A better choice to round off this first-class recording, dedicated to Spanish tradition, is almost impossible to imagine.





    Musicians:



    • Orchestre de la Suisse Romande

    • Ernest Ansermet (conductor)




    Recording: Mai 1960 at Victoria Hall, Geneva by Roy Wallace

    Production: James Walker





    About Speakers Corner



    At the beginning of the 90s, in the early days of audiophile vinyl re-releases, the situation was fairly straightforward. Companies such as DCC, Mobile Fidelity, Classic Records and, of course, Speakers Corner all maintained a mutual, unwritten ethical code: we would only use analogue tapes to manufacture records.



    During the course of the present vinyl hype, many others have jumped on the bandwagon in the hope of securing a corner of the market. Very often they are not so ethical and use every imaginable source to master from: CDs, LPs, digital files, MP3s - or employed existant tools from the 80s and 90s for manufacturing.



    A digital delay is gladly used when cutting a lacquer disc because tape machines with an analogue delay have become quite rare and are therefore expensive. When cutting the lacquer, the audio signal is delayed by one LP revolution against the signal, which controls the cutter head, and for this a digital delay is very often employed. Of course, the resultant sound signal is completely digital and thus only as good as this delay.



    We should like to emphasise that Speakers Corner Records on principle only uses the original master tape as the basis for the entirely analogue cutting of lacquer discs. In addition, the pressing tool is newly manufactured as a matter of principle. We have one digital recording in our catalogue (Alan Parsons / Eye In The Sky"), but even in this particular case we used the analogue tapes for cutting.



    We only employ existing tools for manufacturing if an improved result is not forthcoming, e.g. the title Elvis Is Back, which was mastered by Steve Hoffman and Kevin Gray, or several titles from our Philips Classics series, which in any case Willem Makkee cut from the original masters at the Emil Berliner Studios in the 90s. It goes without saying that we only used the mother and that new tools were made for our production.



    To put it in a nutshell: we can ensure you that our releases are free from any kind of digital effects - excluding the exception above - and that the lacquer discs are newly cut.



    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. Evocación (Iberia)
    2. El Corpus en Sevilla (Iberia)
    3. Triana (Iberia)
    4. El Puerto (Iberia)
    5. El Albaicín (Iberia)
    6. Exaltación (Fantásticas)
    7. Ensueño (Fantásticas)
    8. Orgia (Fantásticas)
    Issac Albeniz
    $34.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Hot Chili Mama Hot Chili Mama Quick View

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    Hot Chili Mama

    Beausoleil has been steadily releasing albums of indigenous Louisiana music since the mid-'70s. Led by the incendiary fiddle playing of founding member Michael Doucet, the group draws on Cajun (a hybrid of American country and traditional French folk songs), zydeco (a hybrid of Cajun and R&B), rock, jazz, and blues. Though each of Beausoleil's releases is supremely roots-conscious, some, such as Hot Chili Mama, represent the spectrum of the group's influences.


    Such conventional Cajun material as Le Bons Temps Rouler Waltz and the spicy, danceable title cut, which features standard zydeco percussion such as rubboard, triangle and spoons, alternate with touches of calypso (La Chanson De Cinquante Sous), and even a tongue-in-cheek stab at klezmer gumbo (The Mosquito That Ate Up My Sweetheart in New Iberia Polka). Fertile fiddle and accordion interplay and, of course, French lyrics bring the music's rich history to the fore, while the band's adventurous and vigorous approach makes these songs anything but museum pieces. Hot Chili Mama is one of Beausoleil's best, most representative efforts.

    1. Acadian Two-Step
    2. Les Bons Temps Rouler Waltz
    3. Joe Pitre's So Bad
    4. Canray's Contredanse
    5. La Chanson De Cinquante Sous
    6. Je Veux Me Marier
    7. Chanson De Sagesse
    8. Hot Chili Mama
    9. Je Suis Marie Avec Une, Mais En Amour Avec Un Autre
    10. The Mosquito That Ate Up My Sweetheart In New Iberia Polka
    11. Grand Mallet
    12. Belle
    13. Oberlin Two-Step
    Beausoleil
    $13.99
    Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Images pour Orchestre (Speakers Corner) (Out Of Stock) Images pour Orchestre (Speakers Corner) (Out Of Stock) Quick View

    $34.99
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    Images pour Orchestre (Speakers Corner) (Out Of Stock)

    "And the blind shall see" - promising words indeed! And very apt to describe the impressionist tonal paintings of Claude Debussy, who exchanged the paintbrush for a pen and the canvas for manuscript paper. Debussy's musical tools were not so much the etching-needle or sharp pencil but rather more a rich variety of glorious paints on his palette and thick brushes and sponges to form flowing figures and shapes on his musical canvas. With the Images pour Orchestre, the art lover possesses three of the mature composer's most important musical paintings to hang in his gallery.



    Thanks to its rhythmic and melodic structure, IbÉria is very probably the most striking of these three studies. The impressionistic, frazzled theme is lent substance through the familiar sounds and rhythms of Spanish folk music; Debussy conjures up the moods and impressions of a landscape which he himself hardly knew. And should the listener not be in a position to wander the streets and pathways, to breathe the perfume of the night, nor to enjoy a fiesta morning, then this record will certainly enable him to "see" all this for himself.




    Recording: May 1957 at Victoria Hall, Geneva by Roy Wallace / Production: James Walker



    About Speakers Corner



    At the beginning of the 90s, in the early days of audiophile vinyl re-releases, the situation was fairly straightforward. Companies such as DCC, Mobile Fidelity, Classic Records and, of course, Speakers Corner all maintained a mutual, unwritten ethical code: we would only use analogue tapes to manufacture records.



    During the course of the present vinyl hype, many others have jumped on the bandwagon in the hope of securing a corner of the market. Very often they are not so ethical and use every imaginable source to master from: CDs, LPs, digital files, MP3s - or employed existant tools from the 80s and 90s for manufacturing.



    A digital delay is gladly used when cutting a lacquer disc because tape machines with an analogue delay have become quite rare and are therefore expensive. When cutting the lacquer, the audio signal is delayed by one LP revolution against the signal, which controls the cutter head, and for this a digital delay is very often employed. Of course, the resultant sound signal is completely digital and thus only as good as this delay.



    We should like to emphasise that Speakers Corner Records on principle only uses the original master tape as the basis for the entirely analogue cutting of lacquer discs. In addition, the pressing tool is newly manufactured as a matter of principle. We have one digital recording in our catalogue (Alan Parsons / Eye In The Sky"), but even in this particular case we used the analogue tapes for cutting.



    We only employ existing tools for manufacturing if an improved result is not forthcoming, e.g. the title Elvis Is Back, which was mastered by Steve Hoffman and Kevin Gray, or several titles from our Philips Classics series, which in any case Willem Makkee cut from the original masters at the Emil Berliner Studios in the 90s. It goes without saying that we only used the mother and that new tools were made for our production.



    To put it in a nutshell: we can ensure you that our releases are free from any kind of digital effects - excluding the exception above - and that the lacquer discs are newly cut.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    Debussy: Images pour Orchestre "Gigues", "IbÉria" and "Rondes de Printemps" - Orchestre de la Suisse Romande conducted by Ataúlfo Argenta
    Debussy
    $34.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Temporarily out of stock
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