CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Enlarge       Note

Bolero

LP (Item 701985) RCA, 1980 — Condition: Used
(€- || £- || ¥-) (approx.)

(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

We realize that there are many different interpretations of the standard grades used for pre-owned vinyl record albums & CD, so we thought we'd offer you the ones that we are working with, so you have an idea what we mean when we give the grade for a non-new item on our pages.

Used Vinyl Grades

Below are stated conditions for a used vinyl records at Dusty Groove. Grading for the cover should be assumed to be near (within a "+" or "-") the grading for the vinyl. If there is significant divergence from the condition of the vinyl, or specific flaws, these will be noted in the comments section of the item. However, please be aware that since the emphasis of this site is towards the music listener, our main concern is with the vinyl of any used item we sell. Additionally, please note that all of our records are graded visually; considering the volume of used vinyl we handle, it is impossible for us to listen to each record. If we spot any significant flaws, we make every attempt to listen through them and note how they play.

The following grading conditions apply to the vinyl component of an album or single:

Additional Marks & Notes

If something is noteworthy, we try to note it in the comments — especially if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record. This might include, but isn't limited to, warped records, tracks that skip, cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.



You might be interested


Planets
RCA, 1976. Very Good
... LP, Vinyl record album
RCA, 1955. Very Good+
Pretty amazing – a very early album of electronics, played by a machine that's as big as a Univac! LP, Vinyl record album
Delusion Of The Fury
Columbia, 1971. Very Good+ 2LP Box Set
One of the lasting classics from Harry Partch – a really Moondog-like record that's put together from a host of unique instruments designed by Partch himself! Although a somewhat serious piece in presentation, there's a really organic feel going on here – lots of spare, almost eerie ... LP, Vinyl record album
Numbers (9-inch ep)
Elevator Bath, 2000. Near Mint-
... LP, Vinyl record album
I've Been Everywhere
Salvation, 1988. Sealed
... LP, Vinyl record album
Ethnic Frenzy
Digitalis, 2011. Near Mint-
... LP, Vinyl record album
Floppy Nails
Editions Mego (Austria), 2002. Near Mint-
... LP, Vinyl record album
Electro-Acoustic Music
Nonesuch, Late 60s. Very Good
The classic Nonesuch LP of Xenakis' Electro-Acoustic Music, featuring performances of pieces from 1957 through 1962, including "Bohor 1", "Concret P-H II", "Diamorphoses II", and "Orient-Occident II". We couldn't even begin to describe the beauty and power ... LP, Vinyl record album
Nonesuch, 1985. Near Mint-
... LP, Vinyl record album
Ceylon/Bird Of Passage
Chrysalis, 1975. Near Mint-
Despite the fact that this album was released on a label that was mostly dedicated to rock, the record's still a very "out" batch of work by Stockhausen, and one that stands as one of his greatest from the mid 70s. He plays a number of odd instruments here with 2 different small ... LP, Vinyl record album
Nonesuch, 1974. Very Good+
Works include "Ionisation" by Varese, "Ostinato Pianissimo" by Henry Cowell, "Amorphis" by Kil-Sung Oak, and "Fantasy Variations" by Michael Colgrass. LP, Vinyl record album
 



⇑ Top