Peter Maxwell Davies, The Fires Of London ‎– Vesalii Icones (1974) Stereo

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Vesalii Icones is a contemporary classical album from composer Peter Maxwell Davies, performed by The Fires Of London (aka The Pierrot Players), a British chamber music ensemble.

This is a 1974 reissue.

Style: Contemporary

Vinyl: VG+ (small nick in Side 2 which creates a few pops, overall vinyl is very clean but does play with some light surface noise.)

Cover: EX (promo sticker on front.)

Label: Nonesuch ‎– H-71295

Country: US

Tracklist:

Vesalii Icones - Nos. 1 - 6 19:22
A.a Prima Musculorum Tabula. The Agony In The Garden
A.b Secunda Musculorum Tabula. The Betrayal Of Judas
A.c Tertia Musculorum Tabula. Christ And Pilate
A.d Quarta Musculorum Tabula. The Flagellation
A.e Quinta Musculorum Tabula. Christ Condemned To Death
A.f Sexta Musculorum Tabula. The Mocking Of Christ
Vesalii Icones - Nos. 7 - 14 19:45
B.a Septima Musculorum Tabula. Christ Receives The Cross
B.b Octava Musculorum Tabula. St. Veronica Wipes His Face
B.c Nona Musculorum Tabula. Christ Prepared For Death
B.d Decima Musculorum Tabula. Christ Nailed To The Cross
B.e Undecima Musculorum Tabula. The Death Of Christ
B.f Duodecima Musculorum Tabula. The Descent From The Cross
B.g Decimatertia Tabula. The Entombment Of Christ
B.h Decimaquarta Musculorum Tabula. The Resurrection - Antichrist

All our regularly priced used vinyl goes through and 10 minute Ultra Sonic cleaning (the best cleaning) and is then graded visually under bright light, with a partial play grading when deemed nessary.

We encourage you to view all the pictures and read our comments on the conditions, as we find these to be more beneficial than a standard grade. Occasionally we'll use a grade range (ie: VG / VG+) for either vinyl or cover if condition is borderline and hard to stick in one category.

NOTE: We do not grade or mention the condition of original printed inner sleeves (if the record has them) though we will often picture them if included. If this is a concern of yours you can contact us and ask us.

Mint:

Vinyl - only given to sealed records, or records we personally acquired new, opened them but never played. Of course since the record is sealed we cannot guarantee there are no pressing flaws or minor warping, and since all the sealed records we sell are out of print, we cannot except returns or exchanges on sealed records that have been opened.

Cover - is still sealed.

Near Mint (NM):

Vinyl - a unsealed record that looks nearly flawless.

Cover - may have light typical storage wear.

Excellent (EX):

Vinyl - may have one or two light scuff marks but should play just as well as a NM record.

Cover - has some very minor cosmetic issue, like a light crease, light ring wear, nothing that is very noticeable.

Very Good Plus (VG+):

Vinyl - will look played, may have some scuffs and light surface marks / scratches.  May have light surface noise such as pops, clicks and crackles but it should be occasional and not consistent and not overwhelming. May have light warping but it should not affect the play.

Cover - will have noticeable wear such as ring wear, seam splitting, writing on cover, creases, etc.  Could be a couple items (not all) and they should not be major.

Very Good (VG):

Vinyl - will look VERY played, have lot of marks, scuffs, scratches (possibly deep), play with noticeable maybe even consistent background noise but is still listenable.  May have warping but it should not affect play.

Cover - will have a couple cosmetic issues ring wear, seam splitting, writing on cover, creases, etc and it will be very pronounce.

Good (G):

Vinyl - will play but will have a lot of issues and have a lot of loud background noise.  We will rarely list a record in this condition.

Cover - cover is damaged to a point where it is not usable to house a record. All the seams are split, the panels are moldy, major writing all over, etc.  The only time we'll list a record with a cover in this shape is if it's rare or the record is in great shape.

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