I got mine. I checked Tower Records and HMV (CD megastore) in
Philadelphia. Nobody knew what I was talking about. They both did
searches using cross-referencing on their respective computer systems.
This occurred on this past Friday and Saturday (Aug 28, 29).
While waiting for a movie in Ardmore, PA, I stopped to check the nearby
Sam Goody store. They had two copies on the shelf and I bought one.
It is an amazing recording. My impression was that the dynamics were
more precisely controlled than any pneumatic system could do, sounding
like a "live" recording.
Great job, Mr. Stahnke. I noticed that the recording date is August,
1996, but the release date is August, 1998. I wonder what took so