Super HD-Vinyl 24/192 (Mercury) Antonin Dvorak – Cello Concerto (Starker/Dorati) 180g Speakers Corner Edition

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Many thanks to our friend ONKLE, who made possible this audiophile legend comes through!
There is a rival to this recording out of Berlin, with Rostropovich playing the cello and von Karajan playing the conductor. But Starker and Dorati are so fine in the Dvorak — and the Mercury recording is a marvel of clarity and body — I’ve been able to pass on to other things, never feeling the need for an alternate view. This disk seems to project Dvorak’s view itself, what need for another?

# Composer: Antonin Dvorak, Max Bruch
# Performer: Janos Starker
# Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Antal Dorati

# Vinyl (1962/2005)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac (tracks)
# Label: Mercury
# DR-Analysis: DR 12
# ASIN: B000VFVOPO
# Size: 1.77 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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High-Definition Vinyls 96K-24B (EMI/Angel) Giacomo Puccini – Turandot (Nilsson/Corelli)

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Complete new rip, with the new engines – many thanks to a friend from the Lake Michigan for this precious box-set
At the Met, in the mid 60’s, she was the reigning Turandot. She sang opposite dramatic tenor Franco Corelli in productions which became legendary and were always sold out. This recording provides us with a glimpse of what it must have been like at that point in time. Corelli and Nilsson are the power behind this splendid album.

# Composer: Giacomo Puccini
# Performer: Birgit Nilsson, Franco Corelli, Renata Scotto, Bonaldo Giaiotti
# Orchestra: Orchestre de l’Opéra de Rome/Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
# Vinyl (1966)
# Number of discs: 3
# Format: Flac
# Label: EMI
# DR-Analysis: DR 11
# ASIN CD: B000002SE0
# Size: 2.29 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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Rare HD-Vinyl 24/96 (Philips) – Igor Stravinsky – Danse Concertantes/Dumbarton Oak/Concerto In D (Sir Colin Davis)

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Possibly the best Stravinsky chamber-orchestra-recording ever
Quite hard to find on vinyl

# Composer: Igor Stravinsky
# Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra
# Conductor: Sir Colin Davis

# Vinyl (1962/85)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac (tracks)
# Label: London (Decca)
# DR-Analysis: DR 14
# ASIN: B00000E44B
# Size: 953 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (Philips) – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Complete Flute Quartets (Grumiaux Trio)

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Simply great !

# Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
# Ensemble: William Bennett, Grumiaux Trio
# Vinyl (1970)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac (tracks)
# Label: Philips
# DR-Analysis: DR 12
# ASIN: B00000E3WR
# Size: 1.02 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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Super HD-Vinyl 24/192 (Decca) Johannes Brahms – Piano Trio Op. 87 & Cello Sonata No. 2 (Katchen/Suk/Starker)

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New rip with the new phono amp and the new cartridge
Magical, romantic recordings of Brahms trios
Many thanks to our friend ONKLE, who made possible this audiophile dream comes through!

# Composer: Johannes Brahms
# Performer: Janos Starker, Julius Katchen, Josef Suk
# Vinyl (1973)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac (tracks)
# Label: Decca
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN: not found
# Size: 2.2 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (DGG) Anton Bruckner – Symphony No. 7 (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 13
# ASIN:
B00006YXOX
# Size: 1.3 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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Super HD-Vinyl 24/192 (Decca) Bela Bartok – The Miraculous Mandarin/Music For Strings, Percussion & Celesta (Solti)

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2nd pressing, wide band, rare and expensive
All thanks go to our friend ONKLE – his gem, my rip 😉

# Composer: Bela Bartok
# Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor:
Sir Georg Solti
# Vinyl (1964)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: FLAC (Tracks)
# Label: Decca
# DR-Analysis: DR 14
# ASIN:
not found
# Size: 1.76 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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Rare HD-Vinyl 24/96 (BASF) Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 5 (Frager/Bertini)

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Malcolm Frager is one of the finest pianists out there, his few recordings are very hard to find on vinyl
For our friend TROTTAR

# Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
# Performer: Malcolm Frager
# Orchestra: Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra
# Conductor:
Gary Bertini
# Vinyl (1975)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: FLAC (Tracks)
# Label: BASF
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN:
not found
# Size: 806 MB
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Pinnock / The English Concert – G. F. Handel: Concerti Grossi (180g pressing, from the 5LP box set)

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# Composers: George Frideric Handel
# Orchestra: The English Concert
# Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
# Vinyl (1982 / 2013)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: Archiv Producktion
# Size: 1.23GB (24/96) + 350MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: File Factory / File Post

The fifth album in the Archiv Produktion 5LP box set.

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Goebel / Musica Antiqua, Köln – Le Parnasse Français (180g pressing, from the 5LP box set)

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# Composers: Marin Marais, Jean-Féry Rebel, François Couperin
# Orchestra: Musica Antiqua, Köln
# Conductor: Reinhard Goebel
# Vinyl (1978 / 2013)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: Archiv Producktion
# Size: 1.06GB (24/96) + 309MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: File Factory / File Post

The fourth album in the Archiv Produktion 5LP box set.

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