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The Happy Sound of Ray Conniff & Love Story [SACD]


SACD: Dutton Vocalion CDLK 4624 (UK)

About This Album

Released in December 2018, this was the fourth Ray Conniff SACD released by Dutton Vocalion. The hybrid SACD features the CD layer containing the stereo mixes and the SACD layer featuring both the stereo and quadraphonic mixes.

Remastered from the original analogue tapes by Michael J. Dutton

The packaging includes the liner notes from the original Lps.

The Happy Sound of Ray Conniff

Conductor/arranger: Ray Conniff
Recorded at A&M Studios, Hollywood
10 May (track 6), 13 May (tracks 1,5,8,10), 16 July (tracks 2-4, 7, 9 11), 1974
Recording engineer: Dick Bogert
Producer: Jack Gold

Love Story

Conductor/arranger: Ray Conniff
Recorded at CBS Studios, Hollywood
23 January, 11-12 February, 1971
Recording engineer: Jack Lattig
Sound supervision: Bob Ballard
Quadraphonic remix engineer: Jack Lattig
Producer: Jack Gold

Doug's comments

Below are quadraphonic samples from each album. Part of the recording is just the stereo front channels and the other part rear channels, with some overlap: