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Furtwängler/BPO – Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74, “Pathétique” (red vinyl, Franklin Mint pressing)

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# Composers: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
# Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
# Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwängler
# Vinyl (1938/1982)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: Franklin Mint Record Society
# Size: 956MB (24/96) + 230MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: RS, FF

A truly historical performance from the FM100 collection. Like the review says below, the sound quality is surprisingly good for a 1938 recording.

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HD Vinyl – 24/96 – Paavo Järvi / Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen – Beethoven Symphonies 1-9 (9LP box set, 180g pressing, 1 of 999 copies)

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# Composers: Ludwig van Beethoven
# Performer: Christiane Oelze, Petra Lang, Klaus Florian Volt, Matthias Goerne
# Orchestra: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
# Conductor: Paavo Järvi
# Vinyl (2010)
# Number of Discs: 9
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 13 (overall rating)
# Label: Impex
# Size: varies – each symphony can be downloaded separately
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: RS, FF

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(HD-Vinyl) Munch/New Philharmonia Orchestra – Offenbach: Gaite Parisienne (London / Phase 4 Stereo)

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# Composers: Jacques Offenbach
# Orchestra: New Philharmonia Orchestra
# Conductor: Charles Munch
# Vinyl (1966)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 12
# Label: London / Phase 4 Stereo
# Size: 980MB (24/96) + 275MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: RS, FF

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Bernstein/VPO: Beethoven: 9 Symphonies (Deutsche Grammaphon, 8LP box set)

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# Composers: Ludwig van Ludwig van Beethoven
# Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
# Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
# Vinyl (1980)
# Number of Discs: 8
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: varies
# Label: Deutsche Grammaphon
# ASIN CD: B0001WGDX0
# Size: varies, each symphony is downloadable separately
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
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Ansermet/Bizet: Carmen Suite – L’Arlésienne Suite (Decca / Speakers Corner, 180g pressing)


# Composers: Georges Bizet
# Orchestra: L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
# Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
# Vinyl (1958 / 2012)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 15
# Label: Decca / Speakers Corner
# ASIN CD: B001DKBK1E
# Size: 980MB (24/96) + 275MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: RS, FF

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HD-Vinyls 24/96 London Symphony Orchestra / Argenta – España! (Speakers Corner / Decca, 180g pressing)


# Composers: Emanuel Chabrier, Enrique Granados, Moritz Moszkowski, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakoff
# Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Ataúlfo Argenta
# Vinyl (1994)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 12
# Label: Decca / Speakers Corner
# ASIN CD: B0000041K6
# Size: 839MB (24/96) + 217MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: RS, FF

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Münchinger: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra – Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (Vinyl, Speakers Corner / Decca, 180g pressing)


# Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
# Orchestra: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
# Conductor: Karl Münchinger
# Vinyl (1994)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: Decca / Speakers Corner
# ASIN CD: none
# Size: 944MB (24/96) + 247MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
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Vladimir Horowitz – Horowitz Plays Piano Milestones (red vinyl, Franklin Mint pressing)


# Composers: Robert Schumann, Frédéric Chopin, Franz Liszt, Sergei Rachmaninoff
# Performer: Vladimir Horowitz
# Vinyl (1978)
# Number of Discs: 2
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: The Franklin Mint Record Society
# ASIN CD: none
# Size: 1.82GB (24/96) + 455MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
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Moscow State Symphony Orchestra: Kogan – Rimsky-Korsakoff: Scheherazade (Vinyl, Classic Records, 200g promo pressing)

# Composer: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakoff
# Orchestra: Moscow State Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Pavel Kogan
# Vinyl (2008)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 15
# Label: Classic Records
# ASIN CD: B003TRMLLC
# Size: 979MB (24/96) + 245MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: RS, FF

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