Monthly Archives: October 2014

a few more Scheherazade covers

Tops was a budget label, not very well pressed records sold at rock bottom prices. The Australian one is insane, the main themes from numerous classical recordings. Advertisements

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scheherazade on telefunken in the US

Telefunken made an effort to break into the American market in the 1950s. ┬áThe first one of these is a box set, except there is only one disk in it. ┬áVery high quality packaging, I show the box cover and … Continue reading

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a few more Scheherazade covers from their heyday

A few more Scheherazde covers on obscure companies.

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some obscure scheherazade covers

The one by the pop/rock band Renaissance is of course not related to Rimsky-Korsakoff, nor Ravel. But it is Scheherazade, illustrated. The rest are middlebrow at its finest.

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2 scheherazades and a steinweiss

no theme to this post, just a few covers that I acquired recently.

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a fun use of a Scheherazade cover.

This obscure Scheherazade is on Seraphim records, but this is not the Seraphim that was the reissue label of EMI/Angel. It wouldn’t be all that noteworthy, except that some obscure rock band took the cover and overprinted it to make … Continue reading

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scheherazade on rca, the remaining ones

What gets me is the amazing number of different recordings of any of the classicals warhorses by each of the biggest companies. RCA had each of their big name conductors record Scheherazade. So did Columbia. So did London, and Angel. … Continue reading

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