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Sinatra / Capitol Sound Quality and General Discussion: Come Fly with Me (recorded 1957)*

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by MLutthans, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. Artur Torres

    Artur Torres New Improved Full Dimensional Stereo

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    One question for the more experienced: Is there any method or tool that can do away with the distortions that affected the 5 multitrack songs recorded in the last recording session of "Come Fly With Me"?
     
  2. Pants Party

    Pants Party One Leg At A Time

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    Washington, DC
    Yes. Play the mono version. :agree: :love:

    My guess would be to find the most affected frequencies and, as narrowly as possible, reduce them. I guess it all depends on the nature of the distortion. That's all I can think of.
     
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  3. MMM

    MMM Forum Hall Of Fame

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    Lodi, New Jersey
    I'm curious about how well something like this Declip might work, if set well:

     
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  4. McLover

    McLover Forum Resident

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    My cat, Baby, likes Frank Sinatra. She gets near me and cocks her ear and listens.
     
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  5. Dr. Funkenstein

    Dr. Funkenstein Forum Resident

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    Does anyone here own the 1998 UK “Sinatra: 20 Classic Tracks” CD on the Music for Pleasure label? It contains 2/3 of the tracks from this album. I only ask because it was one of the first Sinatra discs I ever owned - having purchased it long before I possessed any intricate knowledge of Frankie’s discography and which CD/LP releases are superior - and I’ve been curious for years about what source was used to produce it. The Larry Walsh CD? Or something far less salubrious? If anyone could scratch this itch, then I’d be immensely grateful :D
     
  6. ModernBingFan0377

    ModernBingFan0377 Forum Resident

    I have a question, do we know who remastered the mono mix available on iTunes?
     
  7. Bob F

    Bob F Senior Member

    Most likely: Ron McMaster, in 2014.
     
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  8. ModernBingFan0377

    ModernBingFan0377 Forum Resident

    Ah thank you, I was wondering about that because it didn't sound drenched in no noise or like a needle drop. I very much enjoy the mono version, it sounds wonderful.

    (Also did you ever get around comparing the sound quality on the different releases of Happy Holidays From Bing and Frank DVDs?)
     
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  9. Bob F

    Bob F Senior Member

    I’m assuming from its date that the iTunes version is derived from the same source as the 2014 HD download (and mono LP by McMaster).

    (Not yet: just returned home tonight.)
     
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  10. ModernBingFan0377

    ModernBingFan0377 Forum Resident

    I wish we had gotten some more of those HD downloads, most of them replaced the current issues on iTunes and helped take away some of Norberg’s - monstrosities - I mean remasters.

    (I had assumed you meant home from work or something, silly me.)
     
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