"I've found my perfect Rite! The first time I listened to it I was anxious to experience the full impact of the Telarc sound. So I skipped to just before the "Glorification Of The Chosen Victim".
As you know, that's where the orchestra bellows out 7 times, led by the tympani and bass drum. Every other conductor takes these 7 hair-raising crashes at about 2 to 3 beats per second. Not Maazel. He takes you vigorously through the crescendo. And then it seems as though he just stops! 1 second, 2 seconds of dead silence except for some fading echos. Then come the 7 loudest, deepest, most dramatic terror-filled blasts that could possibly exist among all of the recorded Rites. Huge sonic impact, perfect sound. I think Telarc must have placed a microphone INSIDE the bass drum!". - DS.
This is a Telarc Digital recording from 1980 pressed in, and imported from, Germany.
The record is Mint.
The jacket is NM.
This LP was purchased new and played once and then cleaned on a VPI machine. It was played a second time while recording to tape and then stored.
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