Analog Masters

Analog Masters

The best classical records of the past (pre-1972) played from the original LPs, 45s, and 78s in host Tom Godell’s personal collection. Read more about the selection process.

From Vinyl To Final

Jun 19, 2018

It starts with the records. I began collecting classical music in 1965 and have never stopped. One significant lapse aside (which we shall address in due course), I’ve always taken great care with my discs. So, for the most part, the records I bought new are in pristine condition. I have purchased used records, but only those that were also well cared for.

Analog Masters: Episode 1

Jun 12, 2018

Super Sonic Sampler


Smetana Bartered Bride Overture 

Fritz Reiner/Chicago Symphony

RCA VICS 1424; issued 1969