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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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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
# Server: RS, FF

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