I don't know the answer to your question however I use to own the Goldring 1042 cartridge and I know there is a lot of bang for the buck, it sounds very good.
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Last November I bought a used Nottingham Interspace SE with a 9" Interspace arm. I use it with a Zu DL-103 and an Auditorium 23 SUT. I love the combination. The smoothness of the Nott and the punch and dynamics of the Zu is terrific. I listen mostly to indie rock, electronic, and hip-hop. Some classical when the mood strikes.
About a month ago I wanted to try a Goldring 1042 I had lying around in my drawer. Based on the compliance tool on Vinyl Engine, it seemed like the Goldring would be a great match with the Interspace arm. But nope, I didn't like it with my Nott nearly as much. It was very dynamic, warmer than the Zu DL-103, but picked up much more surface noise. The Goldring is also a very low-riding cart, and no matter how much I tried to raise the VTA, even on only very slightly warped vinyl, the back of the cart would make contact with the disc. So that pretty much nixed the whole experiment and back in went the Zu.
My advice would be, forget about the Goldring...get an A23 SUT! It'll do wonders for your Denon.
Btw, this is my first post! I felt like the OP's question was begging for me to answer. :)