Alexander Gibson - Witches' Brew



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17th Annual Positive Feedback Writers' Choice Awards for 2020
Recording of the Year: Classical, 15 ips reel-to-reel tape

"Recordings as ghoulish and great sounding as this tape come by once in a lifetime." — Myles B. Astor, Senior Editor, Positive Feedback

Analogue Productions Ultra Tape reel-to-reel reissues!

Sourced from original master tapes

Transferred using ATR-modified Ampex Tape Machine with flux magnetic heads

Custom slipcase cover - highest quality tape reissue!

From Acoustic Sounds, Inc., the world leader in audiophile music sales, comes the highest quality analog reel-to-reel tape album reissues - Analogue Productions Ultra Tape!

From Analogue Productions comes another classic title in our Ultra Tape reel-to-reel album reissue series. Each is a 15 ips, ¼-inch analog tape copy (IEC equalization) sourced from a copy of the original analog master tape. Transferred real-time, using an ATR-modified Ampex Tape Machine with flux magnetic heads. Custom slipcase cover.

This famous Alexander Gibson/New Symphony Orchestra of London collection from 1958 debuted at the dawn of the RCA Living Stereo era. It became one of the most sought-after Living Stereos with music by Arnold, Liszt and Mussorgsky amongst others, all with a spooky, witchy theme. The performances remain today as characterful and incisive as they were then.

If such music didn't cast the right sort of spell, so many listeners wouldn't be returning to it on so many occasions, somehow feeling constantly refreshed.

 



Ballet Music From "Faust"
1. Overture To "Tam O' Shanter", Op. 52
2. Gnomus (from "Pictures at an Exhibition"
3. A Night On Bare Mountain
4. Danse Macabre, Op. 40
5. Witches' Ride (from "Hansel and Gretel")
6. Mephisto Waltz

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