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Tureck: Bach Goldberg Variations - La Vox de su Amo LALP 521/522 (2LP box set)

$255.00 USD

La Voz de su Amo (LP)

Box EX- / LPs EX (see CONDITION below)

This beautiful and exceedingly rare 2LP heavy box set from Spanish HMV · La Voz de su Amo (LALP 521/522, Spanish pressing, thick red/silver semi-circle label, mono) features the "high priestess" of Bach, pianist Rosalyn Tureck in a magisterial reading of the Goldberg Variations, recorded in June 1957.

To my knowledge, the Spanish division of HMV was the only branch to issue the 2LPs as box set. I do not believe this set has any French (FCX) or English (33CX) equivalent. Moreover, it was issued in a heavy, deluxe clamshell box. Also included is the 8-page booklet, which states that this was one of 500 copies pressed by Quintilla y Cardona, S.L., Barcelona, in November 1959. 

The booklet contains Tureck's own liner notes, printed in Spanish only.

CONDITION – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY:

The gradations of condition I use are as follows: MINT, Near-Mint, Excellent, Very Good, Good, Fair, Poor.

The condition of the box is EXCELLENT-. The only flaw concerns the quite visible discoloration to the front panel. Otherwise, the heavy cardboard/canvas clamshell box remains perfectly sturdy and presentation-worthy.

The condition of the 8-page booklet is EXCELLENT. It betrays minor evidence of handling, but is free of  tears, bends, owners markings, or other defects.

 

The condition of the 2 LPs is EXCELLENT throughout. Though surfaces are not absolutely silent, really these are fine copies and playback is superb. If you must have flawless or near-MINT, please do not buy this set. Overall, these are excellent collector's copies.

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