Wagner* ‎– Highlights From Das Rheingold And Die Walküre

Label:
Decca ‎– SXL 2230, Decca ‎– SXL.2230
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Stereo, Repress
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Notes

This issue compiles excerpts from two previously available releases:
- Die Walküre: SXL 2131-2
- Das Rheingold: SXL 2101/2/3
This version is a repress from 1968 - 1970.
The original version has "ORIGINAL RECORDING BY" text on 'grooved' labels and a flipback sleeve.
The original version was released in 1960.

LABELS:
- Black/silver 'wideband' labels
- No 'groove' in label area
- "MADE IN ENGLAND BY" at 11 o'clock
- "℗ 1960"
- Decca 'Musical Notes' logo on both sides
- Matrix numbers printed upside-down

SLEEVE:
- Front laminated
- No flipbacks
- Boxed Decca logos on front and back
- Large "STEREO" on front
- Thin spine with no text on it
- Sleeve notes in English on back

CATALOG NUMBERS:
- SXL 2230 on sleeve
- SXL.2230 on labels

OTHER INFORMATION:
- Tracks A1 to A3 (Das Rheingold) recorded 24 September - 9 October 1958 in the Sofiensaal, Vienna
- Tracks B1 to B2 (Die Walküre) recorded 13 - 28 May 1957 in the Sofiensaal, Vienna
- Labelography code: ED3
- Corresponding mono issue has cat# LXT 5586

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A - machine stamped - this variant): ZAL-4613-2E BU JT 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B - machine stamped - this variant): ZAL-4614-3G N JT 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix on label - side A): ZAL.4613
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix on label - side B): ZAL.4614

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