The Stereo Record Guide Edward Greenfield Ivan March Denis Stevens FULL SET. H/cover's, range from good to very good condition. 3 has no cover, some covers are price clipped, vol. 4 has faded cover, writing ti inside cover.
1 has tears to cover - see all pics provided. The spines on 3 have damage. When volume 1 was published in late 1960, the majority of classical records issued were monaural. The authors were supportive of the new stereophonic recordings.
Their first sentence stated "Let us begin by stating, unequivocally that good stereo on quite modest equipment is infinitely superior, domestically, to any other form of sound reproduction". The arrangement of the discographies is alphabetical by composer, except that volume 9 covers anthologies (orchestral music, instrumental music, vocal music, and humour on records) and is organised by artist. Recordings receive brief critical reviews which consider the music, performance standards, and recorded sound. Manufacturers catalogue numbers are included. Records are rated with a star system from to.Four reviewers compiled these books: Edward Greenfield, Ivan March, Denis Stevens, and Robert Layton. Layton joined the reviewers with volume 5-6 (1968), and Stevens left the project after those volumes were published (he died in 2004). This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Books". The seller is "mainlyclassical" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.