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Romeo and Juliet – Vienna Tonkünstler Symphony Orchestra

Photo(s) by Bart Solenthaler. Imported from Flickr on Nov 20, 2019. Artwork published in
circa 1950
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    Romeo and Juliet – Vienna Tonkünstler Symphony Orchestra
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    Tchaikovsky’s “overture fantasy” Romeo and Juliet, as recorded by the Vienna Tonkünstler Symphony Orchestra in Europe, and released by Plymouth Records (P10–3), USA, probably sometime in the early 1950s.

    For the cover design, Curt John Witt set the words of the title in Chisel and arranged them in three suits, or playing card symbols (♠︎♣︎♥︎). Chisel is combined with handwriting and a bold style from Tempo. This Futura follower is distingushed by its backward-leaning s. The smaller line with the orchestra’s name features two of its alternate glyphs: the pointed V and the two-storey a.

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