The Bach Ensemble
J. S. Bach - Mass in B Minor (Two Disc set)
Nonesuch 9 79036 (on inserts)
Nonesuch 9 79036-2 / 50229-2 (on Disc One) and 9 79036-2 / 50300-2 (on Disc Two)
LP originally released in 1982
made in West Germany for US & international markets
color scheme: bronze paint background with black reticle and lettering
genre: classical (vocal)

Matrix numbers: (disc one) 7599 50299-2 2893 292 01, (disc two) 7599 50300-2 2893 293 01
Later pressings of disc one also exist without the outer mirror band.
This variation has a matrix number 7599 50299-2 2893 292 02 #
No variations of disc two have turned up as far as I know.

This two-CD set was issued in a "Fatboy" double jewelcase, so It has a front tray inlay.
"A 50 299-2" is printed on the reverse.

Front cover of the 36-page booklet.
Page 35 states "Manufac-
tured by PolyGram in Hanover, West Germany. Printed
in West Germany."

Rear tray inlay, "Printed in West Germany" with barcode.
"B 50 300-2" is printed on the reverse.

Notes: Like most Nonesuch target discs, this CD is quite scarce.
It was also issued in Japan as 65XC-17-18, with the addition of an extra-wide gold sticker obi.

11/30/19 *