Glenn Miller

Swing Legends: 20 Classic Hits

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Australian sound engineer Robert Parker has developed a unique way of making simulated stereo recordings out of old 78s, extracting far more sonic detail from these ancient recordings than one would have ever thought possible. On this disc he turns his expertise to 20 old 78s by Glenn Miller recorded between 1939 and 1942. Although the set doesn't lean toward the usual Miller hits -- "Pennsylvania 6-5000," "Tuxedo Junction," and "A String of Pearls" are present, but that's it -- the tracks here simply come alive in these stereo re-creations, with the imaging bringing the music more in focus than it's been probably since the day it was recorded. Obviously, some discs fare better than others on this set, but you simply haven't heard Glenn Miller's music until you hear what Robert Parker has done with these old recordings.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 3:03 Spotify
2 3:31 Spotify
3 3:17 Spotify
4 3:24 Spotify
5 3:04 Spotify
6 3:17 Spotify
7 3:14 Spotify
8 3:17 Spotify
9 3:24 Spotify
10 3:16 Spotify
11 3:17 Spotify
12 3:10 Spotify
13 2:50 Spotify
14 3:30 Spotify
15 3:02 Spotify
16 2:51 Spotify
17 3:16 Spotify
18 3:43 Spotify
19 3:24 Spotify
20 3:11 Spotify
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