Chopin, Ashkenazy etc / V° Concours International 5 LPs / Pathé ?– DTX 171-175
  £   73
  $   88

 


£   73 Sold For
Mar 29, 2019 End Date
Mar 22, 2019 Start Date
£   49 Start price
4 Number Of Bids
  Great Britain Country Of Seller
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Description

This is the 5-LP recording of the 1955 Warsaw Chopin piano competition on Pathé ?DTX 171-175. Pressed in France on heavy audiophile vinyl. The original and only pressing. 
This is an exceptionally rare record set, one of reputedly only 100 pressings made. The full track listings can be seen on Discogs under DTX 171-175.
Conductor, Zdzislaw Goryzynski. Performers, Adam Harasiewicz, Bernard Ringeissen, Dimitri Papierno, Fu Tsung, Naum Sztarkman, Vladimir Ashkenazy.  


Vinyl: from good to near mint. Side 1: excellent, a couple of light scuffsSide 2: excellent, a couple of light scuffsSide 3: excellent, a very light 2mm scratch midwaySide 4: near mintSide 5: near mintSide 6: excellent, a very light 2mm scratch 1/3 inSide 7: good to excellent, several very light scratchesSide 8: good to excellent, several very light scratches and scuffsSide 9: good to excellent, several very light scratches and scuffsSide 10: good, several very light scratches and one scratch affecting the last few seconds of the final track
Box: good to excellent. The box has slightly compressed in long-term storage. Collector's catalogue number to front top right. Small stain to front bottom left. Light fading across top. Light wear to corners. 
Original inner sleeves: excellent, collector's catalogue numbers on each one. 

Records from a personal collection.

 

All vinyl has been professionally cleaned in an isopropyl alcohol-based cleaner and stored in a Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab original master sleeve.

Where an original printed inner sleeve is available this is included. (Note that the cleaner can occasionally leave light surface drying marks on the vinyl that do not affect playing quality.)  

 

Records are shipped in a purpose-made corrugated cardboard LP box.

 

Vinyl Grading:

 

MINT: sealed, unopened, unplayed

NEAR MINT: very little played, no apparent wear or damage

EXCELLENT: little played, minor visual marks

GOOD: good audio with but with minor scratches or marks

FAIR: playable but significant scratches

POOR: significant scratches and wear that may cause needles to stick or jump

 



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