Archive for August, 2014

Two Japan-for-U.S. pressings of Vivaldi The Four Seasons on Delos

As a new audio format, the compact disc in the early days was targeted primarily for audiophiles, those who wanted uncompromised sound (“Perfect Sound Forever”, no snap, crackle, pop).  (Whether the CD delivered that can be debated until the cows come home and will not be debated here.)  Many record labels focused their efforts around the fledgling […]