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Re: [ARSCLIST] Can 78s sound better than LPs?
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From: "Michael Shoshani" <mshoshani@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Waring's Pennsylvanians recorded for Victor during that period, and if
> record is "live" it was most likely recorded at Liederkranz Hall, which
> known for its reverberant acoustics. Victor used that studio extensively
> the 1920s and early 30s, but rival Columbia later bought the building.
No..."Freshie" was recorded in Calfornia...and I don't know offhand
what (if any) recordings were made at that location/time!
> Victor 20675 featured an A side with Nat Shilkret and the Victor Orchestra
> playing "Me And My Shadow", featuring a vocal chorus by Johnny Marvin, and
> B side with Jean Goldkette and his Orchestra playing "I'm Gonna Meet My
> Sweetie Now". The former side is awash in echo and I believe it was
> a Liederkranz recording; the second side is very "close" and dead, and was
> probably done in Victor's main studio complex in New York.
Since I own that disc, I shall have to check it out...