Mason Jones

Mason Jones Mason Jones (1919- ) was born in Hamilton, New York where his father was a professor of Romance Languages at Colgate University. He joined the Philadelphia Orchestra before his graduation in and studied with From 1936 to 1938 he was a student of Anton Horner at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. He joined the Philadelphia Orchestra before his graduation in 1938 and became principal horn in 1939.

During WWII he served as principal horn of the Marine Band in Washington, D.C. In 1946 he returned to the Philadelphia Orchestra and remained principal horn until his retirement in 1978. He also joined the Curtis faculty in 1946.

The recordings presented here have been digitally restored from original LP sources..

The discs were first cleaned on a Keith Monks Mk II record-cleaning machine. They were played back on a Linn Sondek LP12 turntable with Linn Ittok arm and Monster Alpha Genesis 2000 moving coil cartridge through an Audio Research SP11 Mk II tube preamplifier. A custom built computer and Diamond Cut Audio Restoration software were used in the 24 bit / 96.0 kHz digital conversion and restoration.

Mason Jones Audio CD

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Mason Jones Downloadable MP3 Album

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01 Mozart Concerto no3 in e-flat k447 1 of 3 Allegro

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02 Mozart Concerto no3 in e-flat k447 2 of 3 Romance – Larghetto

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03 Mozart Concerto no3 in e-flat k447 3 of 3 Allegro

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04 Chabrier Larghetto

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05 Janacek Concertino first movement

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06 Brahms Horn Trio in e-flat opus 40 1 of 4 Andante

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07 Brahms Horn Trio in e-flat opus 40 2 of 4 Scherzo – Allegro

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08 Brahms Horn Trio in e-flat opus 40 3 of 4 Adagio – Mesto

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09 Brahms Horn Trio in e-flat opus 40 4 of 4 Finale – Allegro con brio

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