Eiji Oue / Minnesota Orchestra – Mephisto & Co. (2LP, 45rpm, 200g pressing)

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# Composers: Anatoly Konstantinovich Liadov, Camille Saint-Saëns, Cesar Franck, Franz Liszt, Johann Strauss II, Malcolm Arnold, Modest Moussorgsky, Paul Dukas
# Orchestra: Minnesota Orchestra
# Conductor: Eiji Oue
# Vinyl (1998 / 2014)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 16
# Label: Reference Recordings | RM-2510
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (2.96GB), 24-bit/96kHz (1.45GB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (377MB)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Servers: File Factory / File Post

There aren’t enough superlatives to adequately describe the sound quality on this album. If you’ve been considering checking out a 192k rip but weren’t sure which one to try… this is the one.

My first classical rip at 192k.

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Fjeldstad / LSO – Grieg: Peer Gynt (2LP, ORG 45rpm pressing)

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# Composer: Edvard Grieg
# Orchestra: The London Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Øivin Fjeldstad
# Vinyl (1958 / 2012)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 14
# Label: Original Recordings Group / London
# Size: 1.01GB (24/96) + 267MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Servers: FileFactory, FilePost

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