Many music lovers miss the sound from vinyl pressings.
Many others have yet to discover how pleasant the sound can be.
Most of our albums are mastered from vinyl LP pressings and earlier
recordings (before 1953) from 78 rpm discs. It is our ability to
recreate, in the digital age, the sound from the disc era that many of
our customers find most enjoyable.
Unlike modern digital recordings tracks in our
albums do contain some distortion, and the occasional surface noises,
but for many listeners these "defects" are soon forgotten.
Our albums are available from many download sites.
are in the process of moving our recommended download site from iTunes
Qobuz where you can download or stream in higher quality, but at
same price as iTunes.
What the Critics Say
"Beulah offer us here a beautiful performance of
some of the most beautiful music ever penned, the folksong-based Dives
and Lazarus, Sir Adrian Boult’s Decca mono recording of the London
Symphony, preferable to his EMI stereo remake, still my benchmark for
this work, and the entertaining complete suite from the music for a
Cambridge performance of Aristophanes, not just the usual Overture, in
good transfers on a generously timed album. What’s not to like for VW
fans about this Beulah reissue? "
Brian Wilson at Music
"This is a novel peg on which to hang an
interesting collection of music. Enjoy this above all for Beinum’s Cockaigne.
"The recordings vary in age from van Beinum’s Cockaigne, already rather dated
when I bought the reissue on Ace of Clubs but made to sound quite
tolerable here, to Sargent’s Strauss, a stereo recording reproduced in
mono here, as on the film soundtrack and sounding none the worse.
"You won’t go far wrong with Sir Malcom
Sargent's Strauss and, though Sir Adrian Boult’s Messiah is no
longer fashionable, it’s interesting to hear these excerpts.
"If you think period-instrument performances
downsize the Pastoral Symphony and All we like sheep, you’ll find Boult
more akin to the large-scale performance which famously reduced Haydn
to tears on his visit to London.
"Boult’s mono recording of A London Symphony is
still my benchmark."
Brian Wilson at Music
"In the case of Sargent it has to be the 1945
version, despite the merits of his later traversal. In fact, I choose
the Sargent version not so much for the conducting as for the
performers, and Heddle Nash especially. No Elgar enthusiast’s
collection should be without this performance: Nash is simply hors
John Quinn at Music