Donizetti -L’Elisir d’Amore ( Pavarotti, Battle , John Copley) (1992, opera, DVD9)

Donizetti -L'Elisir d'Amore ( Pavarotti, Battle , John Copley) (1992, opera, DVD9)

Donizetti -L’Elisir d’Amore ( Pavarotti, Battle , John Copley) (1992, opera, DVD9)

Composer:Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:Luciano Pavarotti
Orchestra:Metropolitan Opera
Conductor:James Levine
Blu-Ray Disc / DVD Disc
Number of Discs:1
Format:DVD Video
Size: 7.56 GB
Recovery: +3%
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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (DGG) WAM – Piano Concerti 14 and 24 – Geza Anda

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Many thanks to Jean-Luc for this treasure
Géza Anda’s interpretations of Mozart’s piano concertos are immortal classics that should not be overlooked. Granted, it is a crowded field, which include many excellent accounts (Perahia’s, for example). But these recordings – made in Salzburg – are fine examples of the rare moments in music making when a soloist and ensemble forms a coherent unit. Anda and his Salzburger team know Mozart by heart, and they perform these works with an unmatched dedication and sophistication. Technical brilliance is not the ultimate goal here; it is rather the music itself, how to let it flow with a balanced passion. This keeps the element of spontaneity, so crucial in Mozart’s music, alive and sparkling.

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Geza Anda
Orchestra: Camerata Academica Of The Salzburg Mozarteum
Conductor: Geza Anda
Vinyl (1969)
Number of Discs: 1
Format: Flac
Label: DGG
DR-Analysis: 14
Size: 957 MB
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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (CBS) JSB – The Brandenburg Concerts (Walter/Wendy Carlos – Switched On Brandenburgs)

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No less than Glenn Gould proclaimed, “Carlos’s realization of the Fourth Brandenburg Concerto is, to put it bluntly, the finest performance of any of the Brandenburgs–live, canned, or intuited–I’ve ever heard.”
This a collection of all six of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos performed by
Wendy(Walter)Carlos on her Moog modular synthesizer. Concertos 1, 2, and 6 were recorded specifically for this album. Concertos 3, 4, and 5 had been previously released on Switched-On Bach, The Well-Tempered Synthesizer, and Switched-On Bach II respectively. The first movement of the Second Concerto had been recorded for the album By Request, released in 1975.
The Back-cover has a mis-print: The last Concerto is listed twice.

Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Wendy Carlos
Vinyl (1980)
Number of Discs: 2
Format: Flac
Label: CBS
DR-Analysis: 12
Size: 2.17 GB
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Audiophile HD-Vinyl 24/192 (Argo) Antonio Vivaldi – La Cetra (Brown)

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I’m still alive!!!!! I managed, however, to complete the rip before the problems and could now complete it (cleaning, pics, rars etc…) for publishing.

Thank you very much Jean-Luc for this jewel
As great as the Four Seasons is, the impression one gets sometimes that it is Vivaldi’s only masterpiece is terribly wrong. The concertos from La Cetra are every bit as fine, complex, tuneful, and captivating. These performances by the Academy are superb, with warm analogue sound. The violin solos are particularly beautiful. The best version of this set of Vivaldi concertos. Iona Brown surpasses almost everyone else when she plays baroque violin. Not on original instruments, but still the best.
“There is some wonderful music here; the later concertos are every bit the equal of anything in The Trial between Harmony and Invention (Il Cimento Dell’Armonia E Dell’Inventione), and they are played gloriously.” (The Penguin Guide)

Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
Performer: Iona Brown, Malcolm Latchem
Orchestra:  The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor: Iona Brown
Vinyl (1978)
Number of Discs: 3
Format: Flac
Label: Argo
DR-Analysis: 13
Size: 4.85 GB
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Alban Berg – Wozzeck (Lothar Koenigs,Simon Keenlyside,Roman Sadnik, Angela Denoke,Kevin Conners) (2013,Opera,SATRip)

Alban Berg - Wozzeck (Lothar Koenigs,Simon Keenlyside,Roman Sadnik, Angela Denoke,Kevin Conners) (2013,Opera,SATRip)

Alban Berg – Wozzeck (Lothar Koenigs,Simon Keenlyside,Roman Sadnik, Angela Denoke,Kevin Conners) (2013,Opera,SATRip)

Composer:Alban Berg
Performer:Simon Keenlyside
Orchestra:Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Conductor: Lothar Koenigs
Blu-Ray Disc / DVD Disc
Number of Discs:1
Format:SATRip
Size:1.07 GB
Recovery: +3%
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Serious problems with my Mac

EDIT Nov. 17th 2016
Picked up yesterday my mac from the Apple officine: is 100% OK…no defective parts or behaviours found. So the whole drama was caused (very sad to say this) by the RME Fireface UC….

I’m waiting now for the report concerning the tests, then I will decide to let repair it or I will buy a new DAC/ADC.

Thank you !

 

Hi friends, the last rips I made, especially the Piano Work by Brahms/Katchen, brought it out: I have serious issues on my Mac and have to bring it away to be repaired.

This means, I will not be able to post any music since I know, everything is OK.

The problem is, I cannot afford a repair at now. I could do it only with your help…otherwise I can bring the Mac in the officine not before the next new year.

If you are willing to help me, so please, go in one of my posts, no matter which one and scroll down, until you find the PayPal-Donation-Button.

Every little amount helps.

In the mean time (next monday) I will get as exact informations as possible, what the matter could be, so I can work mentally with a nearly precise sum of money needed for the fixing…so I can say STOP when the sum  I need is reached.

Thank you very much.

Carl Maria von Weber – Der Freischutz (Kozub, Saunders, Mathis,Leopold Ludwig) (1968,Film-Opera,DVDRip-AVC)

Carl Maria von Weber - Der Freischutz (Kozub, Saunders, Mathis,Leopold Ludwig) (1968,Film-Opera,DVDRip-AVC)

Carl Maria von Weber – Der Freischutz (Kozub, Saunders, Mathis,Leopold Ludwig) (1968,Film-Opera,DVDRip-AVC)

Composer:Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:Ernst Kozub
Orchestra:HAMBURG STATE PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conductor:Leopold Ludwig
Blu-Ray Disc / DVD Disc
Number of Discs:1
Format:DVDRip-AVC
Label:ArtHaus Musik
Size: 1.76 GB
Recovery: +3%
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Johann Strauss II – Eine Nacht in Venedig (A Night in Venice, Kurt Eichhorn ) (1973, Operetta-Film, DVDRip-AVC)

Johann Strauss II - Eine Nacht in Venedig (A Night in Venice, Kurt Eichhorn ) (1973, Operetta-Film, DVDRip-AVC)

Johann Strauss II – Eine Nacht in Venedig (A Night in Venice, Kurt Eichhorn ) (1973, Operetta-Film, DVDRip-AVC)

Composer:Johann Strauss II
Performer:Anton De Ridder
Orchestra:Münchner Rundfunkorchester
Conductor:Kurt Eichhorn
Blu-Ray Disc / DVD Disc
Number of Discs:1
Format:AVC
Label:Deutsche Grammophon
Size: 1.5 GB
Recovery: +3%
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HD-Vinyls 24/96 (Hungaroton) Johann Sebastian Bach – Piano Concertos (Kocsis, Schiff, Falvai, Rohmann)

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Thank you Trottar for these marvellous performances

R.I.P. Maestro Kocsis!

# Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
# Performer: Zoltán Kocsis, András Schiff, Sándor Falvai, Imre Rohmann, István Matuz, Lóránt Kovács
# Orchestra: A Liszt Ferenc Zeneművészeti Főiskola Zenekara
# Conductor: Albert Simon
# Vinyl (1977)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: FLAC (Tracks)
# Label: Hungaroton
# DR-Analysis: DR 11
# ASIN:
B0000030C6
# Size: 1.1 GB
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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (Hungaroton) Johann Sebastian Bach – Die Kunst der Fuge (Kocsis)

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Many thanks to Trottar for the records
The Art of Fugue was J.S. Bach’s final composition which many justifiably regard as the apotheosis of his legacy. Kocsis is brilliant in his interpretations, the recordings are totally pure and clear. The technical command is flawless, and he has a complete idiomatic feeling for the music. The piano sound has lots of color and tonal variety, and there is nothing trivial in the playing of the pieces.

R.I.P. Maestro!

# Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
# Performer: Zoltan Kocsis, Ferenc Rados
# Vinyl (1985)
# Number of Discs: 2
# Format: Flac
# Label: Hungaroton
# DR-Analysis: DR: 12
# Size: 1.95 GB
# Scan: yes
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