National Geographic : 1945 Sep
~21 Qprn4%-.. And Finds New Tonal Quality In Recordings Played By The Meissner Listen to the majestic beauty of Beethoven ... to the clear, full tone of each instrument in the hands of a virtuoso... to the inspired reading that comes only under the guiding hand of a great conductor ... This is a great orchestra . . . Eugene Ormandy himself is directing... yet the setting is not a concert hall but a spacious apartment.., this performance is being reproduced from records! Listen as each stirring crescendo brings the thrill that comes only from the sheer impact of beautifully blended sound ... blood-tingling in its excitement... this is recorded music at its finest . .. this is the voice of the great new Meissner radio-phonograph. Eugene Ormandy, the noted conductor of the Phil adelphia Orchestra heard these same records played by the Meissner. "I had the feeling I was listening to a concert performance in the historic Academy of Music," he said. "I heard every detail of the Orchestra's per formance with perfect clarity." You, too, will find new thrills in recorded music with postwar Meissner. The Meissner's Automatic Record Changer-playing both sides of any record in sequence-will astound you with its mechanical per fection. The Meissner's AM, FM and Super Shortwave radio reception will enable you to hear the world's finest broadcasts. Today, only one Meissner exists. Perfected be fore the war, it is now on loan to the high school of Mt. Carmel, Ill., the Meissner's home. When the serv ices of Meissner are no longer required for war pro duction, they will turn again to producing the great new Meissner that will introduce you to this new world of sound.