# Composer: George Gershwin
# Orchestra: Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig
# Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
# Number of Discs: 2
# Format: FLAC
# DR Analysis: DR 12
# Label: fonè Records | 050
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (3.05GB), 24-bit/96kHz (1.51GB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (392MB)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Servers: File Factory
Quite possibly my new favorite version of “Rhapsody in Blue.”
Like all of the other fonè releases, sound quality is absolutely stunning.
Don’t miss this one!
01 – Rhapsody in Blue (jazz band version – orchestration by Ferde Grofé)
Catfish Row, Symphonic Suite in five parts (cont.)
02 – a) Catfish Row
03 – b) Porgy Sings
04 – c) Fugue
05 – d) Hurricane
Catfish Row, Symphonic Suite in five parts (conc.)
06 – e) Good Mornin’ Sistuh!
Concerto in F for Piano and Orchestra (cont.)
07 – a) Allegro
Concerto in F for Piano and Orchestra (conc.)
08 – b) Adagio – Andante con moto
09 – c) Allegro agitato
10 – Rialto Ripples
Stefano Bollani – piano
Producer – Andrew Cornall
Engineer – Philip Siney
Assistant engineers – Eike Boehm, Thomas Haendel, Ian Watson
Recording editors – Ian Watson, Jenny Whiteside
Recorded live at Gewandhaus zu Leipzig on 28, 29 & 30 January 2010
Limited edition, only 496 copies pressed
Printed in Germany
Pure analogue recording
Pure analogue cutting / cutting machine
One-stage pressing process
Analog tape recorder used – 2-track Ampex ATR 102 at 76cm/sec on 1/2″ tape
Additional info can be found here.
All vinyl is cleaned on a VPI 16.5
Milty Pro Zerostat 3
Technics SL1200-MK5 (modified)
– Rega RB300 arm with RB700 wiring
– Michell Tecnoweight
– SoundSupports armboard
– Trans-Fi Audio ResoMat
Audio Technica AT33PTG/II
AVID Pellar preamp
RME Hammerfall 9632 ADC
Processing: Sound Forge 10, ClickRepair (manual mode only), iZotope RX3
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