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6 & 12 String GuitarThe release of this truly iconic album virtually launched Leo Kottke out beyond the St. Paul-Minneapolis confines where he had been ensconced as a local phenom. By jumping on board John Fahey's burgeoning Takoma label, Kottke's guitar wizardry (especially finger-picking a 12-string, usually reserved as rhythm accompaniment) gave other guitarists far and wide, second thoughts. Throw in some sassy slide work on both 6 & 12 String Guitar and you'll know why this particular record is commonly referred to as an Intro to Guitar 101. With twelve original compositions plus a few by J.S. Bach, Kottke's blues, folk, country and classical channelings dictate both his playful and reflective approach on each. Highlights include blazing picking techniques on Busted Bicycle and Vaseline Machine Gun with some muscular bottleneck slide work on The Sailor's Grave On The Prairie.1. The Driving Of The Year Nail
2. The Last Of The Arkansas Greyhounds
4. Crow River Waltz
5. The Sailor's Grave On The Prairie
6. Vaseline Machine Gun
7. Jack Fig
9. Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring
10. The Fisherman
11. The Tennessee Toad
12. Busted Bicycle
13. The Brain Of The Purple Mountain
14. Coolidge Rising$21.99140 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
The BothTed Leo, of Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, and Oscar-nominated Aimee Mann from 'Til Tuesday have joined forces for their collaborative project The Both, previously known as #both. The band is built upon a friendship forged when they were on tour last year, and a mutual respect for each other's talents and musical vocabularies.1. The Gambler
3. No Sir
4. Volunteers of America
5. Pay For it
6. You Can't Help Me Now
7. The Prisoner
9. Honesty is no Excuse
10. Bedtime Stories
11. The Inevitable Shove$24.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
I Put A Spell On You: The Essential CollectionGorgeous vinyl release by Voodoo magic man Screamin' Jay Hawkins at his most spellbinding and hypnotizing best performing the classic "I Put A Spell On You" as well as fan favorites such as "Portrait Of A Man," "Don't Deceive Me" and many more!1. I Put A Spell On You
2. Portrait Of A Man
3. Little Bitty Pretty One
4. Don't Deceive Me
6. It's Only Make Believe
7. Please Don't Leave Me
8. I Don't Know
9. Guess Who
10. What Good Is It?
11. We Love
12. Same Damn Thing$18.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
The Thousand Incarnations Of The Rose: American Primitive Guitar & Banjo (1963-1974) (Pre-Order) Quick ViewUNIM-CRA-9323$29.99Buy Now
The Thousand Incarnations Of The Rose: American Primitive Guitar & Banjo (1963-1974) (Pre-Order)The Thousand Incarnations Of The Rose: American Primitive Guitar and Banjo (1963-1974) celebrates the
groundbreaking, inventive approach to traditional music brought forward by a collection of maverick artists whose
interpretations of folk, blues, and traditional song gave rise to one of American music's most unique and singular
styles. Features John Fahey, Leo Kottke, Robbie Basho, and more.1. John Fahey - Night Train to Valhalla
2. Leo Kottke - The Ice Miner
3. Leo Kottke - Anyhow
4. Peter Walker - April In Cambridge
5. Harry Taussig - Water Verses
6. Harry Taussig - Children's Dance
7. Sandy Bull - Little Maggie
8. John Fahey - On the Banks of the Owchita
9. Peter Walker - Gypsy Song
10. Max Ochs - Raga (1)
11. Max Ochs - Raga (2)
12. Billy Faier - Longhorn Express
1. Robbie Basho - The Thousand Incarnations of the Rose
2. Fred Gerlach - Eyrie
3. George Stavis - Winterland Doldrums
4. Peter Lang - When Kings Come Home
5. John Fahey - The Portland Cement Factory at Monolith, California$29.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed PRE-ORDER Buy Now
Third Man Live 05-10-2011Known the world-over for his highly-acclaimed work with Chisel and the Pharmacists, Ted Leo is found here performing solo at Jack White's Third Man Records in Nashville, TN on May 10th, 2011. Just voice and electric guitar and a man known to speak the truth. Recorded direct-to-analog tape and pressed to vinyl as is the nature with concerts at Third Man. 12 black vinyl LP in plain black sleeve.1. Nothing Much To Say
2. The Sword In The Stone
3. Bleeding Powers
4. Me And Mia
5. The Nice People Argument
6. The High Party
7. The Gold Finch And The Red Oak Tree
8. Bottled In Cork
9. The Little Smug Supper Club
10. One Polaroid A Day
11. A Bottle Of Buckie
12. Timorous Me
13. Fisherman's Blues$14.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Tinsel And LightsBonus track and Tracey Thorn holiday wrapping paper.
Produced by Ewan Pearson, Tinsel and Lights features Tracey's rich vocals and contributions on guitar and piano. Her longtime partner, Ben Watt guests on guitar and piano on several tracks. Leo Taylor (Adele, Hot Chip) plays drums, Steve Pearce ? who played on Everything But The Girl's feted album, Idlewild ? is on bass, while Pearson adds signature synths and electronics. Three tracks include orchestral arrangements by Nick Ingman.1. Joy [written by Tracey Thorn]
2. Hard Candy Christmas [Dolly Parton cover]
3. Like a Snowman [written by Stephin Merritt]
4. Maybe This Christmas [Ron Sexsmith cover]
5. In the Cold, Cold Night [White Stipes cover]
6. Snow [written by Randy Newman]
7. Snow in Sun [written by Green Gartside of Scritti Politti]
8. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
9. Tinsel and Lights [written by Tracey Thorn]
10. River [Joni Mitchell cover]
11. Taking Down the Tree [ft. Green Gartside] [Low cover]
12. Sister Winter [Sufjan Stevens cover]
13. 25th December [Everything But the Girl] (U.S. LP bonus track)$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
TestifyRemastered by Nick Davis
Perhaps his most low-key and reflective work, as demonstrated with This Love This Heart and You Touch My Heart, Testify moves confidently into other territory with the escalating beats and rhythms of Driving Me Crazy and the gospel-tinged title track. The album's lead single, an interpretation of Leo Sayer's I Can't Stop Loving You demonstrated Collins' continuing ability to create hits, as it topped Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart.LP 1
1. Wake Up Call (2016 Remastered)
2. Come With Me (2016 Remastered)
3. Testify (2016 Remastered)
4. This Love This Heart (2016 Remastered)
5. Driving Me Crazy (2016 Remastered)
6. The Least You Can Do (2016 Remastered)
1. Don't Get Me Started (2016 Remastered)
2. Swing Low (2016 Remastered)
3. It's Not Too Late (2016 Remastered)
4. Can't Stop Loving You (2016 Remastered)
5. Thru My Eyes (2016 Remastered)
6. You Touch My Heart (2016 Remastered)$31.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Sabougla VoicesIn today's frenetically paced world, uncovering a lost treasure is often met with great enthusiasm, excitement, and anticipation. Lost footage of Gene Kelly dancing. A Vincent van Gogh no one knew existed. An Arthur Crudup album lost in a vault for 40 years. Jimi Hendrix material coming to light after 40 years. Well, now we can also celebrate the "discovery" of a blues master stepping into the sunlight, and delivering the best gospel album since Elvis gave us "How Great Thou Art" in February, 1967. The paradox is that Leo Welch has been there all along, living in Sabougla, Mississippi, first playing blues, and then moving to gospel. Born in 1932, Welch grew up playing blues. As his style of blues became less popular, he began to play gospel because churches offered more opportunities to play. Consequently, he was overlooked because blues aficionados frequented juke joints. Most blues lovers would never think to find blues, or blues related music in a church.
After an off-the-cuff call by Welch to Big Legal Mess Records, things continued to fall into place, and he was able to record his debut album, Sabougla Voices. It is really difficult to accurately describe this stunning album, and faithfully convey the vibe, the atmosphere, and way it moves a listener. Welch has poured a lifetime of learning, living, loving, playing, and praying into this work, and it shows!
This album is stripped down, bare bones joyful gospel being played and sung from the heart. This is not your daddy's gospel though. Sabougla Voices is a shot of love to your heart, a cool cleansing breeze blowing through your soul, and an orgasm for your ears. The album opens with "Praise His Name," which is beautifully sparse, raw, and has a great bouncing beat. "You Can't Hurry God" is almost a gospel honky-tonk that has a juke joint vibe. "Take Care Of Me Lord" has a very early Magic Slim and The Teardrops sound to it. "Mother Loves Her Children" is really basic, slow, artfully delicate blues. "Somebody Touched Me" has a mid 1960s Rolling Stones blues flavor, and nice backing vocals. "A Long Journey" is delightfully slow, and begs to be pulled over you like a comforting blanket of blues. "His Holy Name" is gospel as a shuffle, and definitely has the church rocking! The album closes with "The Lord Will Make A Way," an acoustic performance that is slow and stark, but very moving.
If this is Welch's debut alum, we can't wait for the follow-up! This album is definitely a must-have.
- Barry Kerzner (American Blues Scene Magazine)1. Praise His Name
2. You Can't Hurry God
3. Me and My Lord
4. Take Care of Me Lord
5. Mother Loves Her Children
6. Praying Time
7. Somebody Touched Me
8. A Long Journey
9. His Holy Name
10. The Lord Will Make A Way$15.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
LanzafameSir Thomas Sanders and his one-man act Tap Tap deliver a gloriously messy, ebullient, shiny pop album here filled with joyfully noisy guitars, crashy drums and lovely harmonies. The songs feel like they are held together just by the skin of their teeth as if they could fall apart or maybe just explode around every corner. Lanzafame is just about everything it needs to be; quick, enjoyable and a fine twist on the continuing late-'70s/early-'80s revival.
This title is not eligible for discount1. 100,000 Thoughts
2. She Doesn't Belong
3. To Our Continuing Friendship
4. Here Cometh
5. I Am A Kite
6. On My Way
7. Talk Slowly
8. Off The Beaten Track
9. Way To Go, Boy
10. Little Match (Big Fire)
11. What A Clever Thing To Say$18.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
I Just Dropped By To Say HelloBallad singer Johnny Hartman's third and final Impulse session has several near-classic performances including My Ship, Waltz for Debby and It Never Entered My Mind, along with several songs from movies or shows such as Sunrise, Sunset. Hartman is in fine form throughout here whether backed by the Hank Jones quartet or accompanied by an octet arranged by pianist Bob Hammer.
This title is not eligible for discount.1. My Ship
2. More I See You, The
3. These Foolish Things
4. Waltz For Debbie
5. It Never Entered My Mind
6. The Day the World Stopped Turning, The
7. A Slow Hot Wind
8. Funny World
9. Joey, Joey, Joey
10. Let Me Love You
11. Sunrise, Sunset$59.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl 45 RPM LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Just Like LoveEric Bibb's latest Opus 3 recording Just Like Love is a unique collection of old songs and new compositions, recorded with the minimum amount of backing, in an intimate and relaxed style.
Quite a few of these songs were recorded just weeks, days and even hours after landing in my notebook. I intentionally chose to share them at this early stage, prior to performance, because of my fondness for the unique energy of newborn songs. In order to capture these spontaneous moments of creativity, a collaboration was set up between ARM/Manhaton and my old friend Jan-Eric at Ops 3 Records, whose natural recording techniques are perfectly suited to these intimate, moments. - Eric Bibb
This title is not eligible for discount1. Wrapped Up In Her Arms
2. My Charleston Dream
3. Dear John
4. Just Like Love
5. She's Still With Me
6. I Wanna Be Ready
7. Katri's Kindness
8. Get It While It's Hot
9. Home In That Rock
10. Forever Ago
11. Deep Sea Blues
12. Sail Away Ladies
13. All Your Sweetness
14. Rock Island Rocket
15. Marley's Mood
16. That's Why I'm Here
17. Prayin'$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
ELLE-OPU-2042xPeder Af Ugglas
Autumn ShuffleStarting at an early age Peder Af Ugglas taught himself boogie-woogie on piano later turning to classical music. However the call of rock and jazz became predominant with the music of Louis Armstrong, Jan Johansson and the Rolling Stones among the main sources of his inspiration. Later the guitar became his main instrument. Nevertheless, all types of keyboards and piano continues to play a significant role in his musical productions.
He has worked together with many prominent Swedish artists, including Louise Hoffsten, Anders Widmark, Stefan Sundström and Sara Isaksson, producing several of Stefan's albums and Sara's latest. He also played in the Bob Manning band for a number of years. For about the last ten years he has composed the music for exhibitions of the work of artists Christer Themptander and Hasse Lindroth, as well as composing music for both cinema and television films. His approach to his own music is characterized and very much influenced by impressions and experiences, atmosphere and feelings.
Playing all variety of acoustic and electric guitars and keyboards and accompanied by a varying group of instruments, from harmonica to Hammond organ to trombone, Ugglas presents a program of folksy, bluesy originals. Opus 3 captures close-up, his touch on the strings and the resonance of the instruments. - Stereophile
This title is not eligible for discount1. Harvest Song
2. Wino's Dance
3. Autumn Shuffle
4. Central South
6. Last Call
8. My Old Boat
10. Passing By
11. Strife Within
12. A Hymn$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Opus 30th Anniversary Celebration AlbumAfter 30 years as a record company, Opus 3 has decided it was time for an anniversary celebration! This takes the form of an LP in which they have selected some of the jewels from their productions since the beginning in 1976.
Among those included in this widely varied 19 tracks are: the outstanding blues singer and songwriter Eric Bibb whose recordings with Opus 3 have received the world-wide recognition he so richly deserves, the fantastic blues-rock slide-guitarist Peder af Ugglas, the versatile pop/funk/jazz guitarist (and Fender Rhodes keyboard artist), East (Bert Ostlund), and the young talented jazz vocalist Maria Winther accompanied by the elite of Sweden's jazz musicians. Also included is the renowned swing-vibraphonist Lars Erstrand, pus another world-class musician Hammond B3 organist Kjell Ohman.
This title is not eligible for discount1. Don't Ever Let Nobody Drag Your Spirit Down - Eric Bibb
2. Harvest Song - Peder af Ugglas
3. Dreamsville - Maria Winther
4. Cliffhanger - East
5. Out Of Nowhere - Benny Waters
6. Crazy Rhythm - Kjell Ohman featuring Arne Domnerus
7. Sweet Georgie Fame - Lars Erstrand
8. In My Fathers House - Eric Bibb
9. 'Tain't Nobodys Bizeness If I Do - Tomas Ornberg's Blue Five
10. Everybody Loves My Baby - Eva Taylor
11. Softly As In The Morning Sunrise - Knud Jorgensen
12. Guitar Stumble - East
13. Sinister Footwear, 2nd Movement - Omnibus Wind Ensemble
14. Junco Moreno - Manolo Yglesias
15. Cimarosa's Larghetto in C minor - Stockholm Guitar Quartet
16. Vaquero - Tiny Island
17. Jul, jul, stralande jul - The Erik Westberg Vocal Ensemble
18. Bach's Air - Mattias Wager
19. Aurora Borealis - Global Percussion Network$49.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Opus 3 Test LP 4 - Depth Of ImageThis Testrecord from Opus 3 contains a selection of naturally recorded acoustic music from the Opus 3 catalog. As with previous Testrecords, it is intended as a reference for evaluating a sound reproduction unit purporting to be genuine high fidelity. The selection provides new examples of three important subject fields for sound reproduction: Depth Of Image, Timbre and Dynamics.
This title is not eligible for discount1. Nobody's Blues But Mine (C. Williams)
2. Sweet Georgia Brown (Bernie-Pickard-Casey)
3. Capriccio (Mendelssohn)
4. Concertino (L-E Larsson)
5. Stompin' At The Savoy (Sampson-Goodman)
6. Concertino (L-E Larsson)
7. Reunion Blues (M. Jackson)
8. The King (M. Lingedal)
9. Black Beauty (D.Ellington)
10. House Of The Rising Sun (Traditional)
11. Look Over Yonder (Traditional)$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - LP Sealed Buy Now
Opus 3 Test LP 5 - ShowcaseShowcase is a test/reference LP for people interested in music and serious High Fidelity and who want to test or enjoy good Hi Fi equipment with a carefully made selection of acoustic music, world, folk, blues, jazz and classical music in a harmonic mixture from Opus 3 releases.
This title is not eligible for discount1. I Can´t Get Started (V.Duke-J. Gershwin)
2. Where The Green Grass Grows (E. Bibb)
3. When I Feel The Sea Beneath My Soul (Taj Mahal)
4. The Talk Of The Town (Lewinson-Symes-Neiburg)
5. Treecircle (G Rundqvist)
6. Comes Love (Brown-Tobias)
7. Needed Time (Trad / adapted by Eric Bibb)
8. Overture the Opera Carmen (Bizet)
9. String Quartet no.6, 2nd movement (W. Stenhammar)$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - LP Sealed Buy Now
PathfinderBert East Östlund is a talented guitarist who also has a reputation as a production composer and arranger. Pathfinder is the dynamite follow up album to Let the Guitar Flow, both instrumental recordings of East's own guitar-based compositions. Pathfinders musical journey will take you across the world from England to the Americas, a spectrum of musical expression.
This title is not eligible for discount1. Pathfinder
2. Paddle Steamer
3. Cafe Oasis
4. Calm Beach
5. La Petit Pain
6. Reflections of the Sun
7. The Milky Way
9. Spanga Station
10. Poco Loco
11. Au Revoir
12. Sweet Talkin'
13. Guitar Stumble
14. Snow Crystals$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - LP Sealed Buy Now
Heavy Weather (180g 45 RPM)Mastered by Bernie Grundman from the Original Analog Master Tapes and Pressed at RTI
Only 2,500 Numbered Limited Edition Copies Housed In Laminated Double Gatefold Jackets
Originally released in 1977, Heavy Weather is the landmark seventh album from the jazz fusion group Weather Report. Featuring a powerhouse line-up comprised of Wayne Shorter, Jaco Pastorius, Joe Zawinul, Alex Acuna and Manolo Badrena, Heavy Weather became one of the best sellers in the Columbia jazz catalog and the highest selling release of the band's 16 year career. Includes the Joe Zawinul penned jazz standard, Birdland.
This title is not eligible for discount.1. Birdland
2. A Remark You Made
3. Teen Town
5. Rumba Mama
7. The Juggler
8. Havona$54.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl 45 RPM LP - 2 LPS Sealed Buy Now
Symphony No. 3The marvelous Swiss conductor Peter Maag leads the London Symphony Orchestra performing Mendelssohn's Scotch or Scottish Symphony, recorded in 1960. A gloriously warmhearted and energetic performance, Maag's interpretation has set the recorded standard for this work! The recording captures wonderful chemistry between Peter Maag and the London Symphony Orchestra. It's Mendelssohn performance at its best, which is saying a lot!
This title is not eligible for discount.LP1 - Side A:
1. Overture The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave), Op. 26
LP1 - Side B:
Symphony No. 3 in A minor (The Scotch), Op. 56
1. Andante con molto
LP2 - Side C:
1. Vivace non troppo
LP2 - Side D:
1. Allegro vivacissimo - Allegro maestoso assai$54.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl 45 RPM LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Brahms - Piano Concerto 1 (45 RPM)This 1962 recording of Brahms's massive First Concerto was an instant classic when originally released. Pianist Clifford Curzon, Conductor George Szell and the London Symphony Orchestra unite for a Truly Stunning Performance! Clifford Curzon gets to the heart of the music, capturing the high drama of the symphonic opening movement, and his rapt concentration makes a profound effect in the Adagio, famous for his controversially slow tempo. Conductor George Szell is his equal here, conducting with passion and intensity. The way he screws up the tension in the orchestra's opening statement and then, through judicious rubato and a warming of the string tone, makes the second subject come alive is a mini-lesson in great conducting.
This title is not eligible for discount.Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15
LP1 - Side A:
LP1 - Side B:
1. Maestoso (continued)
LP2 - Side C:
LP2 - Side D:
1. Rondo: Allegro non troppo$54.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl 45 RPM LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Blues, Ballads And Work SongsOpus 3 Records is both privileged and delighted to release acoustic blues singer/songwriter Eric Bibb's new album Blues, Ballads & Work Songs, a further enhancement to Opus 3's association with Eric which goes back to 1977 when he was in effect 'discovered' with the success of his debut album Rainbow People. Other albums over the years have included 1994's Spirit & The Blues, 1997's Good Stuff and 2000's Just Like Love.
The basic concept of Blues, Ballads & Work Songs was to cover the complete range of traditional folk/blues songs which were an inherent part of Eric's childhood up to the present day with his own inimitable compositions.
Blues, Ballads & Work Songs is an album I have been working on for most of my life. Its release coincides with my 60th birthday and it celebrates the music that first inspired me to become a guitar-playing singer. Being as passionate about writing songs as I am about singing and playing traditional material, I couldn't resist including the self-penned tunes at the end of the record. These newer songs, are the 'children' of the older ones.
As always, Opus 3 Records has strived to achieve the authentic sound which Eric has always loved and it is worth noting that the recordings for Blues, Ballads & Work Songs were made using the very same Valve Stereo-Microphone as on his first album!
This title is not eligible for discount1. Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad
2. John Henry
3. Take This Hammer
4. Cocaine Blues
5. Candy Man
6. Goin' Down Slow
7. Sittin' On Top of the World
8. Come Back Baby
9. Frankie & Albert
10. Stagger Lee
11. Juke Dance
12. My Honey Pie
14. Sophisticated Shade$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
Holst The PlanetsZubin Mehta conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra for this audiophile recording of Holst's The Planets.
The scoring of the Planets is rich and extravagant (quadruple wood-wind, enormous brass and a percussion section requiring three players, not to mention such exotic additions as bass flute, bass tuba and organ) and yet the sound is always clear and transparent. There are two other ingredients to add to this formula - melodic invention and a great sense of rhythm. Holst had these in plenty. If his methods seemed novel during his life-time they have become commonplace since - but never dull.
The suite opens with Mars, the Bringer of War with its relentless, hammering five four rhythm. The movement is in simple ternary form. Brass dominates in the tremendous build-up and release of forces....
Venus, the Bringer of Peace is also the goddess of love and Holst allows his music more sensuality than elsewhere. Gone are the harsh pounding rhythm and snarling brass. They are replaced by serenity and coolness...
Mercury, the Winged Messenger is a symphonic scherzo of unparalleled lightness and volatility. The effect is obtained by mixing tonalities and time signatures. The distant keys of B flat and E are juxtaposed and there is a constant mixture of triple and duple time...
Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity comes as a contrast to the vapid Mercury, with its boisterous dances and broad hymn tune...The king of gods would surely have been pleased with such a regal anthem...
Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age is Holst at his deepest and most intensely personal. It is an excursion into cold and dreary open spaces so often explored right up to the end of his life. The syncopated oscillations between two dissonant chords seem to be borrowed from Schoenberg while the slow melody of the double basses surely epitomizes senescence itself...
Uranus, the Magician: Trumpets and trombones blare out a portentous invocation, echoed by tubas and timpani. Bassoons are next on the scene to establish the piece's galumphing 6/4 gate...
Neptune, the Mystic: This is real music of the stars - free from all earthly sentiment. It is a vision of remote beauty and ideal perfection. Silvery sounds unfold yet without the remotest suggestion of a theme to disturb the spiritual concentration. There is constant shifting of harmony and changing tone colour. The icy tinkling of celesta and glockenspiel and the wordless, disembodied female chorus which floats over and around the closing pages were later (some 35 years later) to find their way into Vaughan Williams' Sinfonia Antarctica. There is, and can be, no end to this music - it fades away but cannot die: it is as infinite as space itself and as intangible as the most distant parts of the subconscious. - from liner notes
This title is not eligible for discount.Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
The Planets - suite
1. I. Mars, the Bringer of War - Allegro
2. II. Venus, The Bringer of Peace - Adagio
3. III. Mercury, the Winged Messenger - Vivace
4. IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity - Allegro giocoso
5. V. Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age - Adagio
6. VI. Uranus, the Magician - Allegro
7. VII. Neptune, the Mystic - Andante$54.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP 45RPM - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Ben Webster And AssociatesTenor Titans Ben Webster, Coleman Hawkins, and Budd Johnson and joined by trumpeter Roy Eldridge, bassist Ray Brown and more! Ben Webster is at the Top of his Game! A Phenomenal Jazz Session!!!
Mastered by Bernie Grundman from the Original Analog Master Tapes! Only 2500 Numbered Limited Edition Copies Worldwide!
While it is difficult to single out just one of the musicians, it is easy to distinguish them: Ben (called The Brute) plays with a raspy, vibrating sound; Coleman (known as The Bear) is a master of flowing swing; and Budd has an earthy, resonant bluesy sound. The five numbers reflect the jam-like spontaneity of the 1959 session; an Ellington classic by the three in a masterful, inspirational new interpretation; three pieces which are intrinsically and hoc improvisations; and a classical ballad in which Ben Webster breathes warmth and sentiment into his instrument.
This title is not eligible for discount.1. In a Mellow Tone
2. Young Bean
3. Budd Johnson
4. Time After Time
5. De-Dar$54.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP 45RPM - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Jazz Party In StereoMastered by Bernie Grundman from the Original Analog Master Tapes!
Numbered Deluxe Laminated Gatefold Jackets! Only 2500 Numbered Limited Edition Copies Worldwide!
Originally released on Columbia Records in 1959, Jazz Party In Stereo contains a formidable gallery of jazz stars including Dizzy Gillespie, Jimmy Rushing, Johnny Hodges, Clark Terry, Paul Gonsalves, and more!
The sometimes tender, sometimes shouting blues style of Jimmy Rushing provides nice contrast in one of the most varied and satisfying Ellington recordings ever.
Numbered Deluxe Laminated Double Gatefold Jackets
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Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet
Ray Nance, trumpet
Clark Terry, trumpet
Cat Anderson, trumpet
Shorty Baker, trumpet
Andres Ford, trumpet
Johnny Hodges, saxophone
Paul Gonzalves, saxophone
Harry Carney, saxophone
Jimmy Hamilton, saxophone
Russell Procope, saxophone
Britt Woodman, trombone
Quentin Jackson, trombone
John Sanders, trombone
Duke Ellington, piano
Jimmy Jones, piano
Jimmy Woode, bass
Sam Woodyard, drums
Jimmy Rushing, vocalist
Morris Goldenberg, percussionist
George Gaber, percussionist
Elden C. Bailey, percussionist
Chauncey Morehouse, percussionist
Harry Breuer, percussionist
Robert M. Rosengarden, percussionist
Walter E. Rosenberger, percussionist
Bradley Spinney, percussionist
Milton Schlesinger, percussionist
This title is not eligible for discount.1. Malletoba Spank
2. Toot Suite:
Red Garter - Red Shoes - Red Carpet (Part 1)
Red Carpet (Part 2)
Red Carpet (Part 3)
3. Satin Doll
4. U.M.M.G. (Upper Manhattan Medical Group)
5. All Of Me
6. Tymperturbably Blue
7. Fillie Trillie
8. Hello Little Girl$54.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP 45 RPM - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
ELLE-ORG-0145xLondon Symphony Orchestra
Citizen Kane: Classic Film Scores For Bernard Herrmann (Pre-Order)Mastered by Bernie Grundman from the Original Analog Master Tapes & Pressed at RTI!
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Charles Gerhardt conducts the London Symphony Orchestra. Recorded by the legendary Kenneth Wilkinson at Kingsway Hall in London.
Citizen Kane: Classic Film Scores for Bernard Herrmann contains music from his many acclaimed film scores including Citizen Kane, On Dangerous Ground, Beneath The 12-Mile Reef, Hangover Square, and White Witch Doctor.
A series of original orchestral film scores by various greats from the Golden Age of orchestral soundtracks - Bernstein, Herrmann, Tiomkin, Waxman, etc. These may well be the best sounding recordings of orchestral music ever made. Stupendous bass, soundstage, dynamics, low level detail and imaging.
Newly remastered by Bernie Grundman on his completely upgraded all analogue mastering system and reissued on audiophile 45rpm LP for the first time!
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Audiophile 180g, 45rpm Vinyl Double LP
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Mastered by Bernie Grundman from the Original Analog Master Tapes!
Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano (4)
London Symphony Orchestra
Charles Gerhardt, conductor
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