" The album "The American Scene" shows the whole spectrum of one of the most gifted arrangers of the 20th century: "I Dream of Jeanny" is an example of the truly incredible strings, as a counterweight are titles such as the sparkling "Camptown Races". The processing of folk songs for orchestra carries the risk of irrelevance, Mantovani, however, does not succumb to it, so fascinating is the 'Wall of Sound', which he would build with his orchestra." - AMG.
This is London/Decca "Blue Back" 1960 1st pressing with 1E/1E as part of the Matrix.
The record is Mint-.
The jacket is Exc.
The LP plays Mint-.
Full, rich and warm. Instruments are very detailed and surrounded by 'air' and presence. Imaging is strong and the soundstage is both wide and deep.
Stephen Foster's music:
My Old Kentucky Home; Camptown Races; I Dream Of Jeanie; Old Folks At Home; Ring The Banjo; Beautiful Dreamer My Old Kentucky Home, Camptown Races, I Dream of Jeanie, Old Folks At Home, Ring The Banjo, Beautiful Dreamer
America's 19th Jh.: Century:
Home On The Range; Grandfather's Clock; Yellow Rose Of Texas; Just A-Wearyin' For You; Turkey In The Straw; Goodnight, Irene Home On The Range, Grandfather's Clock, The Yellow Rose Of Texas, Just A-Wearyin 'For You; Turkey in the Straw, Good Night, Irene
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