de Waart/Rotterdam PO: Saint-Saëns Symphony No. 3 "Organ" - Philips 9500 306
Jacket NM / LP NM / Dutch pressing
This outstanding LP from Philips (9500 306, Dutch pressing, red/white label, stereo) features conductor Edo de Waart, organist Daniel Chorzempa, and the Rotterdam Philharmonic's majestic account of Saint-Saëns' Symphony No. 3 in C minor Op. 78 "Organ Symphony".
Filling out the disc is a captivating encore in which the versatile Chorzempa now takes to the piano in a smiling rendition of Saint-Saëns' delicious Wedding Cake Caprice-Valse Op. 76.
The gradations of condition I use are as follows: MINT, Near-Mint, Excellent, Very Good, Good, Fair, Poor.
The condition of the jacket is near-MINT. There is some minuscule bumping at corners perhaps, but otherwise the jacket appears as new. There are no seamsplits, bends, owners' markings, or other defects, and the album remains solid, bright, and glossy – overall, a lovely collector's copy.
The condition of the LP itself is near-MINT. The surfaces are pristine – overall, a superb collector's copy.