Various Artists: Mercury Living Presence 3 (6LP box set, 180g pressings)

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# Composers: Franz Lehár, Imre Kálman, Erno Dohnányi, Emil Waldteufel, Josef Lanner, Josef Strauss, Ernest Bloch, Cesar Franck, Arthur Sullivan, Ottorino Respighi, Charles Gounod, Richard Wagner
# Orchestras: Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Hungarica, Eastman-Rochester Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Eastman Wind Ensemble
# Conductors: Antal Doráti, Howard Hanson, Paul Paray, Frederick Fennell
# Vinyl (2015)
# Number of Discs: 6
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 14, DR 14, DR 12, DR 12, DR 15, DR 13
# Label: Mercury | 478 8058
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (10.3GB), 24-bit/96kHz (5.24GB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (1.42GB)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Servers: File Factory

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Bachauer / LSO / Dorati – Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4, Sonata In E Major (original US pressing)

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# Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
# Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Antal Dorati
# Performer: Gina Bachauer
# Vinyl
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: FLAC
# DR Analysis: DR 12
# Label: Mercury Living Presence | SR-90381 | 1964
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (1.88GB), 24-bit/96kHz (973MB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (245MB)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Servers: File Factory

This was another of those albums that looked clean, but was fairly noisy when actually listening to it. After considerable cleanup work, I’m happy to say that it gets TheNightOwl’s seal of approval. Nice warm MLP sound. Enjoy!

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Dorati / LSO / Janis – Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 (original US pressing)

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# Composer: Sergei Rachmaninoff
# Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Antal Dorati
# Vinyl (1961)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: FLAC
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: Mercury Living Presence | SR 90283
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (1.52GB), 24-bit/96kHz (783MB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (198MB)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Servers: File Factory

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Paray / DSO – Paray Conducts Wagner (180g pressing)

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# Composer: Richard Wagner
# Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Paul Paray
# Vinyl (1961 / 2015)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: Mercury Living Presence | 478 8058
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (1.95GB), 24-bit/96kHz (1.00GB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (289MB)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Servers: File Factory

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Doráti / Philharmonia Hungarica – Wienerwalzer Paprika (180g pressing)

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# Composers: Emil Waldteufel, Erno Dohnányi, Imre Kálman, Josef Lanner, Josef Strauss
# Orchestra: Philharmonia Hungarica
# Conductor: Antal Dorati
# Vinyl (2015)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 14
# Label: Mercury Living Presence | 478 8058
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (1.98GB), 24-bit/96kHz (1.01GB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (274MB)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Servers: File Factory

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Doráti / MSO – Respighi: Roman Festivals – Church Windows (mono, 180g pressing)

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# Composer: Ottorino Respighi
# Orchestra: Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Antal Dorati
# Vinyl (2015)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 14
# Label: Mercury Living Presence | 478 8058
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (1.98GB), 24-bit/96kHz (1.01GB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (274MB)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Servers: File Factory

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Accardo Plays Paganini: Complete Recordings (6 CD box set, APE)

Accardo Plays Paganini: Complete Recordings (6 CD box set, APE)

Accardo Plays Paganini: Complete Recordings (6 CD box set, APE)

Performer: Salvatore Accardo
Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Composer: Niccolo Paganini
Audio CD
SPARS Code: DDD
Number of Discs: 6 CD box set
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
ASIN: B00004SA88
Size: 1.69 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: no
Server: datafile
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Berg – Lulu Suite, Altenberg-Lieder (APE)

Berg - Lulu Suite, Altenberg-Lieder (APE)

Berg - Lulu Suite, Altenberg-Lieder (APE)

Performer: Margaret Price
Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Composer: Alban Berg
Audio CD
SPARS Code: A-D
Number of Discs: 1
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
ASIN: B000001GWZ
Size: 275 MB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes
Server: datafile
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