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Walter/CSO – Mahler: Symphony No. 1 In D Major “The Titan” (red vinyl, Franklin Mint pressing)

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# Composer: Gustav Mahler
# Orchestra: Columbia Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Bruno Walter
# Vinyl (1961 / 1980)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: Franklin Mint Record Society – Record 60 of 100
# Size: 1.04GB (24/96) + 284MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: RS, FF

As always, if anyone has requests for other titles in this set, please add them to the comments.

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Schnabel/Pro Arte Quartet – Schubert: Piano Quintet in A Major, Opus 114 (“Trout”) (red vinyl, mono, Franklin Mint pressing)

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# Composer: Franz Schubert
# Ensemble: Members of the Pro Arte Quartet
# Conductor: Artur Schnabel
# Vinyl (1935 / 1980)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 14
# Label: Franklin Mint Record Society – Record 53 of 100
# Size: 379MB (24/96) + 170MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: RS, FF

One of the things I really like about this Franklin Mint collection is that, not only does it include great sounding recordings/performances, but historical ones as well. This is one of the historical ones.

As always, if anyone has requests for other titles in this set, please add them to the comments.

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Monteux / London Symphony Orchestra – Ravel: Daphnis Et Chloé (red vinyl, Franklin Mint pressing)

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# Composer: Maurice Ravel
# Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Pierre Monteux
# Vinyl (1959 / 1979)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 14
# Label: Franklin Mint Record Society – Record 32 of 100
# Size: 1GB (24/96) + 257MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: RS, FF

This one is by request. If anyone has other requests for titles in this set, please add them to the comments.

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Boston Symphony Orchestra/Koussevitsky – Three Selections by Prokofiev (red vinyl, Franklin Mint pressing)

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# Composer: Serge Prokofiev
# Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Serge Koussevitsky
# Vinyl (1980)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 12
# Label: Franklin Mint Record Society – Record 62 of 100
# Size: 1.85GB (24/96) + 475MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: RS, FF

If anyone has requests for other titles in this set, please add them to the comments.

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Ormandy / Reiner – Strauss Tone Poems (2LP, red vinyl, Franklin Mint pressing)

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# Composer: Richard Strauss
# Orchestras: The Philadelphia Orchestra and Chicago Symphony Orchestra
# Conductors: Eugene Ormandy and Fritz Reiner
# Vinyl (1954 & 1960 / 1978)
# Number of Discs: 2
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 12
# Label: Franklin Mint Record Society – Records 15/16 of 100
# Size: 1.85GB (24/96) + 475MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: RS, FF

Each of the library cases in this 100LP collection has a title or theme to it. Volume 15 & 16 is entitled “Strauss Tone Poems” – a compilation of 3 classic works by Richard Strauss. Two of the performances are by Fritz Reiner and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The other is by Eugene Ormandy and The Philadelphia Orchestra.

Purely in terms of sound quality, this set could possibly have the best sound yet. Absolutely spectacular.

As always, if anyone has requests for anything else in this set, please add them to the comments.

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Fritz Reiner: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra – Verdi: Requiem (2LP, red vinyl, Franklin Mint pressing)

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# Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
# Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
# Conductor: Fritz Reiner
# Vinyl (1961 / 1978)
# Number of Discs: 2
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 14
# Label: Franklin Mint Record Society – Records 13/14 of 100
# Size: 1.85GB (24/96) + 475MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: RS, FF

Since I’ve been posting rips from this 100LP collection, Verdi’s Requiem has gotten more requests than anything else in the set. So, as the saying goes, this one is by popular demand. 🙂

As mentioned in the earlier posts, if anyone has requests for other titles in this set, please add them to the comments.

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Mahler/CSO/Solti – Symphony No. 8 In E Flat – ”Symphony Of A Thousand” (red vinyl, Franklin Mint pressing)

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# Composer: Gustav Mahler
# Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
# Vinyl (1971 / 1982)
# Number of Discs: 2
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 14
# Label: Franklin Mint Record Society – Records 99/100 of 100
# Size: 1.63GB (24/96) + 466MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: RS, FF

If anyone has requests for other titles in this set, please add them to the comments.

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Dvorak/Toscanini – Symphony #9 in E Minor, Op. 95 (“From the New World”) (red vinyl, Franklin Mint pressing)

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# Composer: Antonin Dvorak
# Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
# Vinyl (1953 / 1979)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 14
# Label: Franklin Mint Record Society – Record 2 of 100
# Size: 767MB (24/96) + 191MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: RS, FF

I had heard/read that this was a dull sounding recording. After listening to it for myself, I found it to be just the opposite. So far, I’ve been very impressed with the quality on these Franklin Mint albums. Grab this one (or one of the others I’ve uploaded) and see if you agree.

If anyone has requests for other titles in this set, please add them to the comments.

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English Chamber Orchestra: Pinchas Zukerman – Vivaldi: The Four Seasons (red vinyl, Franklin Mint pressing)

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# Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
# Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra
# Conductor: Pinchas Zukerman
# Vinyl (1973 / 1979)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: Franklin Mint Record Society – Record 36 of 100
# Size: 881MB (24/96) + 228MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: RS, FF

If anyone has requests for other titles in this set, please add them to the comments.

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English Chamber Orchestra: Benjamin Britten – J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos (red vinyl, Franklin Mint pressing)

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# Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
# Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra
# Conductor: Benjamin Britten
# Vinyl (1969 / 1979)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: Franklin Mint Record Society – Record 35 of 100
# Size: 973MB (24/96) + 265MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: RS, FF

If anyone has requests for other titles in this set, please add them to the comments.

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