Rare Vinyls 16/44.1 mono (CBS) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – 6 Piano Concertos (Serkin)

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Many thanks to our friend Trottar for this historical gem

# Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
# Performer: Rudolf Serkin
# Orchestra: Columbia Symphony Orchestra, Marlboro Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Alexander Schneider, Georg Szell
# Vinyl (1957-58)
# Number of Discs: 3
# Format: FLAC (Tracks)
# Label: CBS
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN:
not found
# Size: 480 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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Super HD-Vinyl 192/24 (Mercury) Johannes Brahms – Violin Concerto (Szeryng/Dorati)

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Many thanks to our friend ONKLE, who made possible this audiophile dream comes through!
New rip – with the new phono amp, new cart, new ADC/DAC

# Composer: Johannes Brahms
# Performer: Henryk Szeryng
# Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Antal Dorati
# Vinyl (1962)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac (tracks)
# Label: Mercury Living Presence
# DR-Analysis: DR 14
# ASIN: B0000057LQ
# Size: 1.35 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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Audiophile HD-Vinyl 24/192 (Decca) Franz Schubert – Quintet In C Major, Op. 163, Quartettsatz In C Minor, Op. Posth. (Weller Quartet)

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Many thanks to Onkle for this marvellous recording
The Weller Quartet didn’t stick together for long. Walter Weller went on to pursue a conducting career; a pity because his first violin has one of the most ravishing tones I’ve ever heard.

# Composer: Franz Schubert
# Performer: Weller Quartet
# Vinyl (1970)

# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac (tracks)
# Label: Decca
# DR-Analysis: DR 16
# ASIN: B000V6Q98U
# Size: 2.01 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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Rare & Beautiful HD-Vinyl 24/96 (RCA) Giacomo Puccini – La Rondine (Anna Moffo)

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Reposted, now with FF links
This is a delightful but seldom performed opera. I have loved the music and Moffo’s performance since I first bought this recording. 45 years later it is as splendid as I remember it!

# Composer: Giacomo Puccini
# Performer: Anna Moffo, Daniele Barioni, Piero De Palma, Mario Sereni
# Orchestra: RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra
# Conductor: Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
# Vinyl (1966)
# Number of Discs: 2
# Format: Flac
# Label: RCA
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN: B000003F12
# Size: 1.89 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory
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Mehta / LAPO – Holst: The Planets (2LP, ORG 45rpm 180g pressing)

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# Composers: Gustav Holst
# Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
# Choir: Los Angeles Master Chorale (directed by Roger Wagner)
# Conductor: Zubin Mehta
# Vinyl (1971 / 2013)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: Original Recordings Group / London
# Size: 1.01GB (24/96) + 267MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: File Factory / File Post

One of my all-time favorites…

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Particular & Rare HD-Vinyl 24/96 Mono (Everest) Ralph Vaughan Williams – Job, A Masque For Dancing (Boult)

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Reposted, now with the new phono amp, the new cart and the new DAC…and in 24/96
I think we all know the story. God makes a bet with the Devil to test Job’s faith, and it isn’t at all clear who wins. What is perfectly clear is that Job loses–he gets thoroughly clobbered, though there’s a happy ending when his prosperity and serenity are restored. Vaughan Williams turned this rather depressing story into one of his very greatest works, a magnificent ballet that perfectly captures the personalities of the various protagonists. The music representing God and his foe, Satan, is especially well crafted, and the whole work has long been regarded as the composer’s orchestral masterpiece. –David Hurwitz

# Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
# Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
# Vinyl (1959)
# Format: Flac
# Label: Everest
# DR-Analysis: DR 12
# ASIN CD: B00000DOJI
# Size: 490 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (DGG) Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 3 (Michelangeli/Giulini)

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Without any doubt, this is one of the most magnificent recordings of the 3rd Concerto

…and it’s almost impossible to find it on vinyl – lucky me to have it

# Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
# Performer: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
# Orchestra: Vienna Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini
# Vinyl (1980)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: FLAC (Tracks)
# Label: Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft
# DR-Analysis: DR 15
# ASIN:
B000001GXL
# Size: 820 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (EMI/Angel) Sir Edward Elgar – Violin Concerto (Menuhin/Boult)

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Menuhin’s actual violin timbre is uniquely soulful and produces for me a sense of longing and possible regret for times past which seems to perfectly match with so much of Elgar’s musical psyche.

# Composer: Sir Edward Elgar
# Performer: Yehudi Menuhin
# Orchestra: New Philarmonia Orchestra
# Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
# Vinyl (1966)

# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac (tracks)
# Label: EMI/Angel
# DR-Analysis: DR 12
# ASIN: B004PAEDZE
# Size: 991 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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Special HD-Vinyl 24/192 (EMI) Brahms/Sonata For Piano & Cello No. 2 – Mozart/Piano Concerto No. 20 (Du Pré/Barenboim)

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Next week is my birthday and this is my gift to you all… enjoy this rare gem!
Jacqueline du Pré was one of the most outstanding cellist of our time.
It is a great sin, not to know, who she was. Click here ! or you will be damned forever.
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# Composer: Johannes Brahms, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
# Performer: Jaqueline du Pré, Daniel Barenboim
# Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra
# Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
# Vinyl (196?)

# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac (tracks)
# Label: EMI
# DR-Analysis: DR 14
# ASIN: never on CD
# Size: 2.07 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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Super HD-Vinyl 96/24 (Telarc) Modest Mussorgsky – Pictures at an exhibition (Maazel)

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Although this is a digital recording from the beginning era, I offer it in HD because…because…trust to your ears and throw away the CD, after a comparison with this rip. One of few records that makes me forget it’s a digital recording.

# Composer: Modest Pjotr Mussorgsky
# Orchestra: The Cleveland Orchestra
# Conductor: Lorin Maazel
# Vinyl (1979)

# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# Label: Telarc
# DR-Analysis: DR 12
# ASIN CD: B000003CSH

# Size: 872 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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