Monthly Archives: May 2013

HD-Vinyl 24/192 (Decca) Bela Bartok – Concerto for Orchestra/Dance Suite (Solti)

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Many many thanks to Onkle for this great english 2nd pressing
Reposted – now with FF links
Many experts of Bartok’s music had recorded this work, e.g. Reiner but Solti is at least their equal.

# Composer: Béla Bartok
# Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Sir Georg Solti

# Vinyl (1965)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# Label: Decca
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN SACD: B000GUJZSM

# Size: 2.09 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server:FileFactory

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Various Artists: Legendary Virtuoso Performances (red vinyl, Franklin Mint pressing)

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# Composers: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Claude Debussy, Modest Moussorgsky
# Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
# Performers: NBC Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Horowitz
# Vinyl (1945/46 | 1950 | 1947 | 1953)
# Number of Discs: 2
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 14, DR 14, DR 12
# Label: Franklin Mint Record Society – Records 45 and 46 of 100
# Size: 2.17GB (24/96) + 552MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: FF, FP

Each of the library cases in this 100LP collection has a title or theme to it. Volume 45 & 46 is entitled “Legendary Virtuoso Performances”. Three of the performances (Mozart: Symphony No. 41 In C Major “Jupiter”, Debussy: La Mer, and Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition) are by Arturo Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra. The other is a solo performance of Pictures at an Exhibition by Vladimir Horowitz.

As always, if anyone has requests for other titles in this set, feel free to add them to the comments. Please include the album numbers from the master list with your requests.

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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (DGG) Anton Bruckner – Symphony No. 4 (Jochum)

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This album has been reviewed many times and by better critics than I. All I will add is that this is THE Bruckner set to get. Jochum is unexcelled with Bruckner.
Many many thanks to the mother of a friend for this gift

# Composer: Anton Bruckner
# Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of the Bavarian Broadcast
# Conductor:
Eugen Jochum
# Vinyl (1959-67)
# Number of Discs: 1.5/11
# Format: FLAC (Tracks)
# Label: Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft
# DR-Analysis: DR 14
# ASIN:
B00006YXOX
# Size: 1.22 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (CBS) Johannes Brahms – Violin Concerto (Stern/Mehta)

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Isaac Stern, the master violinist, was one of the last great violinists of his generation and helped advance the careers of generations of musicians who followed, including Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zukerman, and Yo-Yo Ma.

# Composer: Johannes Brahms
# Performer: Isaac Stern
# Orchestra:
New York Philharmonic Orchestra
# Conductor: Zubin Mehta
# Vinyl (1979)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# Label: Columbia
# DR-Analysis: DR 15
# ASIN CD: not found

# Size: 870 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FF

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Ormandy / Philadelphia Orchestra – Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 56 (“Scottish”) / Beethoven: Egmont Overture (1983, US pressing)

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# Composers: Felix Mendelssohn / Ludwig van Beethoven
# Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra
# Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
# Vinyl (1983)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 12
# Label: RCA Red Seal
# Size: 24/96kHz (1.00GB) and 16/44.1 (266MB)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Servers: FF, FP

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Super HD-Vinyl (Decca) Niccolò Paganini – Violin Concerto No. 1 (Belkin/Mehta)

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A really great performance and High-End-Sound
Don’t hesitate, this is something special
By request, complete new rip, with the Black Bird

# Composer: Niccolò Paganini
# Performer: Boris Belkin
# Orchestra: Israel Philarmonic Orchestra
# Conductor: Zubin Mehta
# Vinyl (1977)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR-Analysis: DR 16
# Label: Decca
# ASIN: B0009UX02G
# Size: 704 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FF

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Particular HD-Vinyl 96/24 (EMI) Giuseppe Tartini – 4 Violin Concertos (Toso/Scimone)

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How great, friends – this is a “must have”
Reposted, now with FF links

# Composer: Giuseppe Tartini
# Performer: Piero Toso
# Orchestra: I Solisti Veneti
# Conductor: Claudio Scimone
# Vinyl (1971)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# Label: EMI
# DR-Analysis: DR 12
# ASIN: B00009RAXP
# Size: 1.02 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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Audiophile LP 16/44.1 (RCA Living Stereo) Bruch/Vieuxtemps – Scottish Fantasy/Violin Concerto No. 5 (Heifetz/Sargent)

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I would say this is one of the best violin recording of the last century!
Reposted, now with FF links

# Composer: Henri Vieuxtemps, Max Bruch
# Performer: Jashka Heifetz
#Orchestra: New Symphony Orchestra of London
# Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent
# Vinyl (1962)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: FLAC (Tracks)
# Label: RCA Living Stereo
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN SACD: B000E1NWGY

# Size: 235 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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HD-Vinyls 96/24 (Decca) Peter Tchaikowsky – The Nutcracker (Ansermet)

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For Mr. Whatever
New rip with the new ADC/DAC and the new Phono Amp Pro-Ject RS

# Composer: Peter Tchaikowsky
# Orchestra: L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
# Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
# Vinyl (1958)

# Number of Discs: 2
# Format: Flac
# Label: Decca
# DR-Analysis: DR 12
# ASIN CD: B0000041VZ

# Size: 1.67 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (DGG) Anton Bruckner – Symphony No. 3 (Jochum)

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This album has been reviewed many times and by better critics than I. All I will add is that this is THE Bruckner set to get. Jochum is unexcelled with Bruckner.
Many many thanks to the mother of a friend for this gift

# Composer: Anton Bruckner
# Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of the Bavarian Broadcast
# Conductor:
Eugen Jochum
# Vinyl (1959-67)
# Number of Discs: 1.5/11
# Format: FLAC (Tracks)
# Label: Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft
# DR-Analysis: DR 14
# ASIN:
B00006YXOX
# Size: 1.02 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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