Category Archives: Mono

Marek Weber And His Orchestra ‎– Continental Tango (10″ mono pressing)

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# Composers: Gerardo Matos Rodríguez, Edouard Van Malderen, Jacob Gade, Vera Bloom, Edgardo Donato, Juan de Dios Filiberto, Eldo Di Lazzaro, Sebastián de Yradier, Aldo Bottero, Filippo Schreier
# Vinyl (1948)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: FLAC
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: Columbia | CL 6006
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (956MB), 24-bit/96kHz (463MB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (117MB)
# Recovery: 5%
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Gerry Mulligan – The Emarcy Sextet Sessions (mono, 5LP box set, 180g pressing)

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# Vinyl
# Number of Discs: 5
# Format: FLAC
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: Mosaic Records / Emarcy Records | MRLP 3008
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (6.98MB), 24-bit/96kHz (3.50GB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (0.99GB)
# Recovery: 5%
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Something a little different. Hope you enjoy it!

The 1955-56 Gerry Mulligan Sextet was an outstanding ensemble on several levels. In Jon Eardley, Bob Brookmeyer and Zoot Sims, Mulligan found soloists with the same high degree of invention and melodic development that he possessed. The light buoyant swing of Peck Morrison and Dave Bailey without the weight of a chordal instrument was inspiring to the soloists and a joy for the listener. But the most compelling characteristic of this sextet was Mulligan’s ability to write brilliant arrangements for a small group that possessed the drive and intricacy of a big band.

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Le Nouveau Quatour Danois – Haydn: Quatours Op. 77 (mono, French pressing)

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# Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
# Vinyl
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: FLAC
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: Disques Valois | MB 412
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (1.01GB), 24-bit/96kHz (803MB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (228MB)
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Arthur Grumiaux & István Hajdu – Violinsonaten (mono, Dutch pressing, promo copy)

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# Composers: Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Gabriel Fauré
# Vinyl
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: FLAC
# DR Analysis: DR 12
# Label: Philips | A 02264 L
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (1.01GB), 24-bit/96kHz (803MB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (228MB)
# Recovery: 5%
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Kleiber / LPO – Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F, Op. 68 “Pastoral” (mono, 180g pressing)

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# Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
# Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra
# Conductor: Erich Kleiber
# Vinyl (1951 / 2015)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 12
# Label: Decca | 478 7464
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (1.40GB), 24-bit/96kHz (719MB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (212MB)
# Recovery: 5%
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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)
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Ansermet / OSR – Stravinsky: Petrouchka (mono, 180g pressing)

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# Composer: Igor Stravinsky
# Orchestra: L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
# Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
# Vinyl (2015)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: Decca | 478 7464
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (1.98GB), 24-bit/96kHz (1.01GB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (274MB)
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Collins / LSO: Sibelius: The Complete Symphonies (6LP box set, 180g pressings)

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# Composers: Jean Sibelius
# Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Anthony Collins
# Vinyl (2015)
# Number of Discs: 6
# Format: FLAC
# DR Analysis: DR 13, DR 12, DR 14, DR 14, DR 14, DR 14
# Label: Decca | 0289 478 8497
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (8.75GB), 24-bit/96kHz (4.19GB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (1.04GB)
# Recovery: 5%
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Toscanini / NSO – Moussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition / Franck: Psyché and Eros (mono, US pressing)

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# Composers: Modest Moussorgsky, Cesar Franck
# Orchestras: NBC Symphony Orchestra
# Conductors: Arturo Toscanini
# Vinyl (1954)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: RCA Red Seal | LM 1838
# Size: Size: 24-bit/192kHz (1.13GB), 24-bit/96kHz (723MB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (186MB)
# Recovery: 5%
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There’s no such thing as too many versions of Pictures at an Exhibition, right?

Surprisingly deep bass on this album – timid woofers beware!

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Lipatti / Schumann / Grieg / Karajan / Galliera – Piano Concertos in A Minor (Franklin Mint pressing, red vinyl)

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# Composers: Edvard Grieg, Robert Schumann
# Conductors: Herbert von Karajan, Alceo Galliera
# Orchestra: The Philharmonia Orchestra
# Performers: Dinu Lipatti
# Vinyl (1947 / 1948 / 1981)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 12
# Label: Franklin Mint Record Society – Record 79 of 100
# Size: 1.14GB (24/96) + 282MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: FF, FP

This one was by request.

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