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As old recordings go, it's OK. The recordings from the late 1940s onward (--at least one third of the set) are generally listenable to "modern" ears, with decent to... Read morePublished 4 months ago by T. Williamson
Incredible value for the price paid. I've heard improvements in sound in at least one disc sampled versus the earlier (ca. Read morePublished 6 months ago by David Jessup
Mr. Toscanini was great back to that time.
The recordings were made perhaps half a century ago.
Don't feel 'stereo' at all. Read more
I debated purchasing this for several years, put off by the age of these recordings. I finally saw it at a price I couldn't refuse, and was amazed by how good these cds sound. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Stephen Schroth
When this was first released, back in 2012, I was not sure I wanted it because of the dates of the recordings. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Phillip C. Webb
historic stuff. good packaging. interesting to compare to other conductors.Published 8 months ago by Devaraj Gounden
I received this compendium a few days ago. Because of the time-spread, and differences in recording technology, venues, producers, and engineers, the sound quality varies from... Read morePublished 10 months ago by P. H.
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|1992 or 1999 transfers of Toscanini?||
Sony's not putting out detailed information because THEY DON'T CARE about Toscanini's legacy. They only care about squeezing the last nickel out of the endless reissuing of selected parts of their back catalogue, while leaving uncounted worthy recordings in the vaults, unissued since the days of... Read More
Mar 28, 2012 by Hank Drake | See all 102 posts
|Problem with beethoven 3||
I look forward to Sony announcing that they have remastered either Vol 1 or Vol 29 to correct this problem.
May 2, 2012 by John Fowler the Obsessive Compulsive Reviewer | See all 5 posts
|Why the delay?||
Pushed back again..to July 3...Is this good or bad news?
May 13, 2012 by Joseph Reichmann | See all 10 posts