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Ormandy: Prokofiev Lt. Kije, "Classical" Symphony, Love for 3 Oranges Suite - CBS 29238-3

$5.00 USD


Jacket VG / LP NM / German pressing (club issue)

This beautiful glossy LP from German CBS / Deutscher Schallplattenclub (29238-3, German pressing, blue/black label, stereo, glossy laminated jacket, stereo) features one of the great Prokofiev album of the stereo era, with his pre-eminent interpreter in the West, the conductor Eugene Ormandy. The Fabulous Philadelphians play with breathtaking virtuosity and tonal lustre – really, this is extraordinary music-making by any measure, and in superlative sound.

Included are the following works of Prokofiev:

Symphony No. 1 in D Major Op. 25 “Classical”

(recorded at Town Hall, Philadelphia on 26 March 1961)

Lieutenant Kije Suite Op. 60

(recorded at Town Hall, Philadelphia on 9 December 1962)

Love for Three Oranges Suite Op. 33a

(recorded at Town Hall, Philadelphia on 24 February 1963)


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

The condition of the jacket is VERY GOOD. There is a small tear to the open edge of the jacket, as well as slight bumping at corners, minor creasing, and a bit of shelfwear, but that is all. There are no seamsplits, bends, or owners’ markings, and the album remains solid, bright, glossy, and very attractive in appearance – overall, a very good collector's copy.

The condition of the LP itself is near-MINT and the playback is superb – a wonderful collector's copy.



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