Harry Belafonte - Belafonte At Carnegie Hall

 (Limited Numbered 3 x Reel to Reel Tapes)


AudioNautes Recordings


Male Vocalist

Product No.:
RRANR 2305
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1/4 Inch - 15 IPS Tape

No. of Discs: 3
Shipping December 2023

3-reel Ultra-Master Tape Edition

Duplication AAA from the analog master

15 ips, 1/4-inch 2-track analog tape

Numbered limited edition

AudioNautes proudly offers this 3-reel tape version of Belafonte at Carnegie Hall, the grandaddy of all live albums, recorded by Belafonte at the height of his popularity.

Belafonte's mastery in front of an audience was never better displayed than here, a mastery that resulted in him becoming one of the most popular concert draws in history. Producer Bob Bollard and orchestra leader Bob Corman deftly integrated the 47-piece orchestra into the performance but knew when to lie back to let Belafonte sing, accompanied by a small combo of two guitars, bass, and percussion. The concert is divided in three sections: "Moods of the American Negro," "In the Caribbean," and "Around the World." All the hits are here: "Day O," "Jamaica Farewell," "Mama Look a Boo Boo," and others, plus calypso, folk songs, chain gang songs, spirituals, and songs from other lands, representing a veritable best-of package of Belafonte's first decade with RCA Victor.

Sampled from two consecutive performances of identical material, Belafonte at Carnegie Hall was an anomaly at a time when only comedy albums were recorded outside of the studio environment. It wasn't the first live album ever made, but it was certainly the first to be a major financial and artistic success. It stayed on the best-selling album charts for over three years and remained in print until RCA discontinued pressing LPs."

AudioNautes Ultra-Master Tape Copy features:

• 1st Generation Reel to Reel Tape made from the Original Master Tape
• Pure Analog Recording
• Analogue Tape Copies from original analog masters
• Each tape copied with CCIR equalization with reference level 320 nWb/m on halftrack 1/4" Recording The Master's Tape
• Metal reels made by Hemiolia with two custom colors and laser engraving
• High-class cardboard box features production cover picture labelled to the box
• EQ: CCIR/IEC @ 320 nWb
• Half-track format
• Tape Speed: a 15 ips, 1/4 -inch 2-track analog tape


Tape One
Introduction / Darlin' Cora
Cotton Fields
John Henry
Take My Mother Home
The Marching Saints Parte 2: "IN THE CARRIBEAN"
The Banana Boat Song (Day-O)
Tape Two
Jamaica Farewell
Man Piaba
All My Trials
Mama Look A Boo Boo
Come Back Liza
Man Smart (Woman Smarter)
Hava Nageela
Tape Three
Danny Boy
Merci Bon Dieu
Cucurrucucu Paloma

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