HD-Vinyl 96/24 (RCA) Pjotr Tchaikowsky – Piano Concerto No. 1 (Cliburn/Kondrashin)

Reposted, now with FF links
I literally grew up on this recording. I have easily played it over a 100 times if not more.

# Composer: Peter Tchaikowsky
# Performer: Van Cliburn
# Orchestra: Symphony Orchestra

# Conductor: Kyrill Kondraschin
# Vinyl (1958)

# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# Label: RCA
# DR-Analysis: DR 14

# Size: 650 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

Did Cliburn play this concerto as well as Richter? No. No, he didn’t. But nobody played as well as Richter. He was unique. Of all of those who were not Richter, Cliburn played this phenomenal Russian concerto about as well as it can be done, with substantial technique and a wonderful feel for the emotional content of the music. It has been over fifty years since these recordings, and everyone knows how remarkable it is.

 Analyzed folder: /96kTch_PP1_Clib/96k Tchaikowsky – Piano Concerto No. 1 – Cliburn
 DR        Peak        RMS        Filename
 DR15        -0.12 dB     -20.96 dB     A First Movement-Allegro Non Troppo E Molto Maestoso.wav
 DR14        -3.61 dB     -30.78 dB     B1 Second Movement-Andantino Semplice.wav
 DR13        -1.45 dB     -20.12 dB     B2 Third Movement-Allegro Con Fuoco.wav
 Number of files:    3
 Official DR value:    DR14

Ripping Infos

  • RCM: Okki Nokki
  • TT: Clearaudio Champion Level II
  • System: Limited Edition Denon DL 103 SA
  • Phono stage: Pro-Ject Phono Box II
  • Pre Amp: Unison Research Unico Pre (Tube)
  • Finals: Opera Consonance 9.9 Mono (Tube)
  • Speakers: Dali Helikon 400
  • Connections: MIT Terminator, Audioquest Emerald, Audioquest Quartz
  • Software: iZotope RX Advanced v2.02, Adobe Audition CS 5.5, Twisted Wave 1.9
  • Light de-Clicking with iZotope, significant clicks manually removing, no De-Noising

If You hear some clicks and pops here and there, Who cares?
Id rather have a few light anomalies instead of destroying the music. Enjoy the music, not the ticks & pops

  • DR-Analisys before converting to Flac
  • Converting Wave -> Flac: Twisted Wave 1.9
  • Artwork: Sony Alpha 350, Epson Perfection V750 Pro, Photoshop CS 5.5

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14 thoughts on “HD-Vinyl 96/24 (RCA) Pjotr Tchaikowsky – Piano Concerto No. 1 (Cliburn/Kondrashin)

  1. Hello once again Mr. Rachmaninov,
    I purchased this LP of Van Cliburn’s Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto # 1 the minute it appeared on RCA Vinyl.
    But the sound here on your Hi Def is so much better.

    Thank you a million times over!

    Also tell Mr. whatever, that I understand about Caphcha image. Since it helps you guys I cease my complaint!

    Bob from USA

    • Hi Bob… “But the sound here on your Hi Def is so much better” :mrgreen:

      Thank you…these words from my users are more worth than a ton of gold.

      Mr. Whatever reads all incoming msgs.

      Take care Bob.

  2. Dear Rachmanonov,
    Captured in 1958 by excellent engineer Ripped in HiDef by a great professional.
    Great Sound for the posterity, sunny afternoon in Paris (22°C). 😆
    THanks a lot
    PS:I check C. Curzon now ….

  3. Здравствуйте и спасибо “Rachmaninov”!!! XD

    “Tchaikowsky – Piano Concerto No. 1 (Cliburn/Kondrashin)” is my first downloaded recording from BOXSET.RU! LOVE Cliburn’s playing!

    To be one of a Free users of filepost.com cannot download “Rachmaninoff Edition, Complete Works (31 CD box set, WavPack)”?


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