Offenbach Gaite Parisienne 200g LP
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RCA Living Stereo 200 Gram Vinyl!
Pressed at Quality Record Pressings & Plated by Gary Salstrom!
Remastered and Cut at 33 1/3rpm by Ryan Smith at Sterling Sound!
RCA Living Stereo classical LPs - the gold standard for top quality
orchestral performance and sound!
Very lively French light orchestral favorites. This release is considered by
some to be the best RCA recording of all! Recorded June 1954 in Boston Symphony
Hall, Arthur Fiedler conducts the Boston Pops Orchestra.
Fiedler's performance of Offenbach's Gaite Parisienne combines delightfully
lyrical music with spectacular sonics to create an unforgettable listening
experience. The fabled acoustics of Boston's Symphony hall and the magnificent
tonal hues of the Boston Pops are on full display on this fanciful and festive
Gaîté Parisienne (literally, "Parisian Gaiety") is a ballet choreographed by
Léonide Massine to music by Jacques Offenbach orchestrated by Manuel Rosenthal
in collaboration with Jacques Brindejonc-Offenbach, the composer's nephew. With
a libretto and décor by Comte Étienne de Beaumont and costumes executed by
Barbara Karinska, it was first presented by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo at
the Théâtre de Monte Carlo on 5 April 1938.
"These records are definitive." -Michael Fremer, analogplanet.com
• 200g Vinyl
• 33 1/3rpm
• Pressed at Quality Record Pressings
• Lacquers Plated by Gary Salstrom
• Mastered by Ryan Smith at Sterling Sound
Boston Pops Orchestra
Arthur Fiedler, conductor
Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880)
1. Gaite Parisienne