Friday, November 20, 2015

Fritz Reiner and Byron Janis - Rachmaninov and Liszt (1967) (Vinyl Rip)

Year: 1967 (LP 1967)
Label: RCA Records, Victrola Records (UK), VICS 1205, TVRS 9328
Style: Classical Music, Instrumental
Country: UK
Time: 47:17
Format: Flac Tracks 16/44,1 kHz
Size: 256 Mb

Isle of the Dead, Op. 29, is a symphonic poem composed by Sergei Rachmaninoff. He concluded the composition while staying in Dresden in 1908. It is considered a classic example of Russian late-Romanticism of the beginning of the 20th century.
The piece was inspired by a black and white reproduction of Arnold Böcklin's painting, Isle of the Dead, which Rachmaninoff saw in Paris in 1907. Rachmaninoff was disappointed by the original painting when he later saw it, saying, "If I had seen first the original, I would have not written my Isle of the Dead. I like it in black and white."
Matrix side A: TVRS 2260-2E, side B: TVRS 9328-2E

01. A1 Rachmaninov - Isle Of The Dead Op29 (20:08)
02. B1 Liszt - Todtentanz (15:40)
03. B2 Liszt - Mephisto Waltz (from Lenau's Faust) (11:29)

Prelistening - Fritz Reiner and Byron Janis - Rachmaninov and Liszt (1967) - Full Album: YouTube
Prelistening - Alternative version: Dailymotion 

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Friday, November 6, 2015

Dave Berry – One Dozen Berrys (1966) (Vinyl)

Year: 1966 (LP 1966)
Label: Ace Of Clubs Records (UK), SCL 1218
Style: Rhythm and Blues, Pop, Rock'n'Roll
Country: UK
Time: 30:26
Format: Flac Tracks 16/44,1 kHz
Size: 204 Mb

Dave Berry (born David Holgate Grundy, 6 February 1941 in Woodhouse, Sheffield) is an English pop singer and former teen idol of the 1960s.
He performed a mixture of R&B and pop ballads and was popular in Britain, and in Continental Europe, especially Belgium and the Netherlands, but had no commercial success in the US, where he is best known for the original versions of Ray Davies' "This Strange Effect" and Graham Gouldman's "I'm Going To Take You There".
He had an unusual ambition for a pop performer trying to make a name for himself - to appear on television completely hidden by a prop.[2] In his own words, to "not appear, to stay behind something and not come out". He often hid behind the upturned collar of his leather jacket, or wrapped himself around, and effectively behind, the microphone lead. (Wikipedia)
(born David Holgate Grundy, 6 February 1941 in Woodhouse, Sheffield UK).
Matrix side A: ZAL-7467-IW, side B: ZAL-7468-IW

01. A1 Hey Little Girl (01:54)
02. A2 Round And Round (02:19)
03. A3 Casting My Spell (02:07)
04. A4 The Girl From The Fair Isle (02:07)
05. A5 Fanny Mae (02:30)
06. A6 If You Wait For Love (03:15)
07. B1 Sweet And Lovely (03:00)
08. B2 I'Ve Got My Tears To Remind Me (02:41)
09. B3 Baby It's You (02:35)
10. B4 Run My Heart (01:59)
11. B5 I Love You Baby (03:42)
12. B6 Hearbeat (02:11)

(Turbobit) 16/44 Flac
(Rockfile) 16/44 Flac