Maria João Pires – Mozart: Les Sonates Pour Piano – Volume 7 (Japanese pressing)

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# Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
# Performer: Maria João Pires
# Vinyl
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: FLAC
# DR Analysis: DR 14
# Label: Denon Records | OX-7057-ND
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (1.57GB), 24-bit/96kHz (789MB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (186MB)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Servers: File Factory

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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (Decca) The Voice Of Mario Del Monaco (Vol. 1, 2, 3, 4)

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You surely have seen in your life such a situation: when a very important person died, the program on TV was changed or there were some extraordinary documentaries about.

When Mario Del Monaco died in 1982, the world should have stand still for a moment, but nothing happened: no extra docus about him on TV, no changed programs….what a shame. These were the words of my beloved uncle, the greatest fan of Super-Mario, who made of me also a great operatic lover and fan of Del Monaco. So many records of Del Monaco I’ve posted (and still I will post in the near future) are part of his collection, that he wanted me to get, when his time was coming.
Tell me: have you ever heard Mario singing Wagner? (Walküre + Lohengrin on Vol.3)
Please, enjoy the world greatest opera singer ever!!!!!!!

Composer: so many different
Performer: Mario Del Monaco, Brian Runnet, Lucilla Cipriano
Vinyl (1959-64)
Number of Discs: 4
Format: Flac
Label: Decca
DR-Analysis: 11-12
Size: 3.64 GB
Scan: yes
Server: FileFactory

Track A2 (Amor Ti Vieta) is fixed. Please, DL the fixed file and replace the old one.

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Ansermet / OSR – Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 & No. 8 (mono, original UK pressing)

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# Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
# Orchestra: L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
# Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
# Vinyl (1956)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: London Records | LL 1493
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (1.72GB), 24-bit/96kHz (844MB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (208MB)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Servers: File Factory

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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (Decca) Mario Del Monaco sings Giuseppe Verdi, Vol. 1 & 2

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You surely have seen in your life such a situation: when a very important person died, the program on TV was changed or there were some extraordinary documentaries about.
When Mario Del Monaco died in 1982, the world should have stand still for a moment, but nothing happened: no extra docus about him on TV, no changed programs….what a shame. These were the words of my beloved uncle, the greatest fan of Super-Mario, who made of me also a great operatic lover and fan of Del Monaco. So many records of Del Monaco I’ve posted (and still I will post in the near future) are part of his collection, that he wanted me to get, when his time was coming.
Please, enjoy the world greatest opera singer ever!!!!!!!

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Mario Del Monaco
Orchestra: Accademia Di Santa Cecilia of Rome, New London Symphony Orchestra, L’Orchestre Du Grand Theatre De Geneva
Conductor: Alberto Erede, Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Vinyl (1958-59)
Number of Discs: 2
Format: Flac
Label: Decca
DR-Analysis: 11-12
Size: 767+ 836 MB
Scan: yes
Server: FileFactory

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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (Philips) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – KV 219, KV 525, KV 546 (Musici/Michelucci)

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Many thanks to Lemarquis (or Mats?) for this gem

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Roberto Michelucci
Orchestra: I Musici
Vinyl (1973)
Number of discs: 1
Format: Flac
Label: Philips
DR-Analysis:
DR 13
Size: 1.13 GB
Scan: yes
Server: FF

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G.Puccini – Tosca (Fiorenza Cedolins, Daniel Oren, Hugo De Ana) (2006, opera, HDTV)

G.Puccini - Tosca (Fiorenza Cedolins, Daniel Oren, Hugo De Ana) (2006, opera, HDTV)

G.Puccini – Tosca (Fiorenza Cedolins, Daniel Oren, Hugo De Ana) (2006, opera, HDTV)

Composer:G.Puccini
Performer:Fiorenza Cedolins
Orchestra:Chorus and orchestra of the arena di Verona
Conductor:Hugo De Ana
Blu-Ray Disc / DVD Disc
Number of Discs:1
Format:HDTV
Size:10.36 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan:yes
Server: datafile

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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (Philips) Antonio Vivaldi – The 4 Seasons (Musici/Michelucci)

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Many thanks to our friend Mats for this evergreen
I find Roberto Michelucci’s playing to be just fine, with plenty of expressiveness, although somewhat more stolid rythmically. Besides, I sometimes enjoy hearing the pieces played with a little less passion and a little more transparency, and this one (despite being older than the Carmirelli version) comes closer to capturing the lean style that modern-instruments versions began to adapt following the success of “original instruments” versions. This undescores that I Musici was ahead of its time in many respects by championing the small-ensemble approach to the Baroque and Early Classical (e.g., Mozart) repertoires.

Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
Performer: Roberto Michelucci
Orchestra: I Musici
Vinyl (1970)
Number of discs: 1
Format: Flac
Label: Philips
DR-Analysis:
DR 13
Size: 933 MB
Scan: yes
Server: FF

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Mozart – Don Giovanni ( Armin Jordan, Thomas Hampson, Marilyn Mims, Gregory Kunde, Nancy Gustafson ) (1991,Opera,VHSRip)

Mozart - Don Giovanni ( Armin Jordan, Thomas Hampson, Marilyn Mims, Gregory Kunde, Nancy Gustafson ) (1991,Opera,VHSRip)

Mozart – Don Giovanni ( Armin Jordan, Thomas Hampson, Marilyn Mims, Gregory Kunde, Nancy Gustafson ) (1991,Opera,VHSRip)

Composer:Mozart
Performer:Thomas Hampson
Orchestra:Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Conductor:Armin Jordan
Blu-Ray Disc / DVD Disc
Number of Discs:1
Format:VHSRip
Size:3.31 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan:yes
Server: datafile

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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (DGG) Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy – Songs Without Words (Barenboim)

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Many thanks to Jean-Luc for this beautiful box
These wonderfully musical performances of Mendelssohn’s “Songs without Words” by Daniel Barenboim display a pianism of highest order, the noble restraint of which reminds me of the artistry of Artur Rubinstein. Barenboim makes the instrument sing most beautifully and plays some of the most taxing scores with stunning dexterity and fluency. The 70s’ stereo recording has very realistic and full sound quality.

Composer: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Performer: Daniel Barenboim
Vinyl (1974)
Number of Discs: 3
Format: Flac
Label: DGG
DR-Analysis: 13
Size: 2.5 GB
Scan: yes
Server: FileFactory

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