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Offenbach Gaîté Parisienne Bizet L'Arlésienne Suites 7.5 IPS Reel Tape Columbia

Offenbach Gaîté Parisienne Bizet L'Arlésienne Suites 7.5 IPS Reel Tape Columbia

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Step into the effervescent world of Offenbach: Gaîté Parisienne and Bizet: L'Arlésienne Suites, performed by The Philadelphia Orchestra under the baton of the legendary Eugene Ormandy, all on reel-to-reel tape! This delightful recording from the swinging 1960s captures the joie de vivre and dramatic flair of two of classical music’s most charming suites. Offenbach’s Gaîté Parisienne is a bubbly, high-spirited romp through Parisian nightlife, while Bizet’s L'Arlésienne Suites bring the rustic beauty of Provence to life with vivid, evocative melodies. Ormandy, known for his lush orchestral sound and impeccable artistry, leads The Philadelphia Orchestra in a performance that’s both exhilarating and exquisitely nuanced. Perfect for classical music aficionados and vintage tape lovers, this reel-to-reel gem transforms your living room into a Parisian café or a sun-drenched French village. Dust off that reel-to-reel player, hit play, and let the vivacious rhythms and enchanting tunes of Offenbach and Bizet whisk you away—because in the vibrant world of vintage sound, this reel is a pièce de résistance!


  • Name: Offenbach: Gaîté Parisienne and Bizet: L'Arlésienne Suites by The Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Eugene Ormandy
  • Tape Speed: 4 Track, Stereo, 7 1/2 IPS 
  • Tape Type: 7" Plastic Reel
  • Tape # R11 6161
  • Track List:
    • Gaîté Parisienne
    • L'Arlésienne Suites

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