MercuryBoxSetVol.3Our August drawing for all visitors here is the 53-CD Vol. 3 of the Mercury Living Presence Collector’s Edition boxed set, which completes the entire series of releases by this pioneering audiophile label. HERE is our review of it, and HERE is the detailed listing of every single CD in the 53-CD reissue package. They have mostly been remastered by Wilma Cozart Fine, using the equipment originally used to master the three-channel original tapes to two channels for LP release. Ten albums are included in the set for the very first time. The 192K/24-bit format was used thruout for the processing of the reissues. To be considered for this month’s free drawing you must register using our simple form HERE. (And please give us your full name and your address or we won’t know where the send your recordings if you are one of the winners.) The winners of last month’s drawing for two 7-CD sets of the Dvorak symphonies conducted by Jose Serebrier are now announced on our Editorial Page, where you will find more details on this month’s drawing.

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Concierto – Jim Hall, guitar – CTI/ Pure Pleasure PPAN 6060 – (2 vinyl discs)

Shen Lu: Watercolor = PEIXUN: Autumn Moon on a Calm Lake; RAVEL: Miroirs; RACHMANINOV: Etudes Tableaux; DUN: Eight Memories in Watercolor – Shen Lu, p. – Steinway & Sons
Martin Taylor – Don’t Fret  – Linn
Furious7, Blu-ray (2015)
Where Here Meets There – Mr. Ho’s Orchestrotica Quartet – Exotica for Modern Living
Arcam FMJ A19 Integrated Amplifier ($999) & CDS27 SACD Player/ Network Streaming Player ($1,499)
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 9; R. STRAUSS: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks – Philharmonic Sym. of NY/ Bruno Walter – Pristine
ROLF WALLIN: “Manyworlds” = Fisher King for trumpet and orchestra; Id for large orchestra; Manyworlds – Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet/Bergen Philharmonic Orch./ John Storgårds – Ondine CD +  Video Blu-ray
Film Score Roundup – 21 Recent Soundtrack CDs

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