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Classical long playing record Design, production and reproduction - A comprehensive survey by J. van Witteloostuyn

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Published by Taylor & Francis .
Written in English


  • Antiques & collectables: books, manuscripts, ephemera & printed matter,
  • Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies,
  • Classical music (c 1750 to c 1830),
  • Illustration & commercial art,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • Technology & Engineering,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Music,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Technology / Engineering / General,
  • Engineering (General)

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages518
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12808969M
ISBN 109054106425
ISBN 109789054106425

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The LP (from "long playing" or "long play") is an analog sound storage medium, a phonograph record format characterized by a speed of 33 1 ⁄ 3 rpm, a or inch ( or cm) diameter, and use of the "microgroove" groove uced by Columbia in , it was soon adopted as a new standard by the entire record industry. Apart from a few relatively minor refinements and the Dimensions: 12 in (30 cm), 10 in (25 cm), 90– g (– oz). Vintage classical vinyl records are prized by collectors for their warm sound quality compared to digital as well as the fact that many rare or out-of-print titles are only available in LP format. There's an extremely wide range of desirable record titles available to classical-music fans, from recordings by famous conductors (Furtwangler, Orff) and instrumentalists (Menuhin, Oistrakh) to rare. The Schwann Catalog (previously Schwann Long Playing Record Catalog or later Schwann Record And Tape Guide) was a catalog of recordings started by William Schwann in The first edition was hand-typed and 26 pages long, and it listed long-playing records (see LP record).By the late s, over , record albums had been listed in Schwann.   But not until the advent of the long playing record at the end of the s did the classics truly explode onto the market, with the first microgroove LP pressing released being the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor with soloist Nathan Milstein, and Bruno Walter conducting the Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of New York (Columbia ML