HD-Vinyl 24/96 (Decca) Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 2 (Backhaus)


Reupped on request – now with FF Links
Besides the “epochal” interpretation of the magnificent Wiener Philharmoniker and the presence of the – maybe – most famous Beethoven piano interpreter of the XX century (Backhaus is here at 75 of age (1958-’59), the recording is a perfect example of the astounding sound quality that Decca’s engineers could achieve in the decade 1958 – 1969

# Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
# Performer: Wilhelm Backhaus
# Orchestra: Vienna Philarmonic Orchestra
# Conductor: Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt
# Vinyl (1959)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac (tracks)
# Label: London (Decca)
# DR-Analysis: DR 15
# ASIN:
B00000IP51
# Size: 860 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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 Analyzed folder: /96kLvB_pc2_bckhs/96k LvB – Piano Concerto 2 – Backhaus
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 DR        Peak        RMS        Filename
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 DR15        -1.00 dB     -20.79 dB     01 Piano Concerto No2 in B flat major, Op19 – Allegro con brio.wav
 DR14        -5.58 dB     -24.84 dB     02 Piano Concerto No2 in B flat major, Op19 – Adagio.wav
 DR15        -2.06 dB     -20.28 dB     03 Piano Concerto No2 in B flat major, Op19 – Rondo (Molto allegro).wav
 DR15        -0.82 dB     -20.76 dB     04 Piano Sonata No14 in C sharp minor, Op27 No2 -‘Moonlight’ – Adagio sostenuto – Allegretto – Presto agitato.wav
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 Number of files:    4
 Official DR value:    DR15
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Ripping Infos

  • RCM: Okki Nokki
  • TT: Clearaudio Champion Level II
  • Cartridge: Limited Edition Denon DL103 SA
  • Phono stage: Pro-Ject Phono Box II
  • Pre Amp: Unison Research Unico Pre (Tube)
  • Finals: Opera Consonance 9.9 Mono (Tube)
  • Speakers: Dali Helikon 400
  • Connections: MIT Terminator, Audioquest Emerald, Audioquest Quartz
  • Software: iZotope RX Advanced v2.02, Adobe Audition CS 5.5, Twisted Wave 1.9
  • Light de-Clicking with iZotope, significant clicks manually removing, no De-Noising

If You hear some clicks and pops here and there, Who cares?
Id rather have a few light anomalies instead of destroying the music. Enjoy the music, not the ticks & pops.

  • DR-Analisys before converting to Flac
  • Converting Wave -> Flac: Twisted Wave 1.9
  • Artwork: Sony Alpha 350, Epson Perfection V750 Pro, Photoshop CS 5.5

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14 Comments.

  1. Thank you for this other record as well! People should pay more attention to these Beethoven Klavierkonzerts.

  2. Back to HD! What a life :)))

  3. Repost this please. That’ll be great.

  4. Excellent…………….Thank You

  5. thank you very much

  6. Thanks ever so

  7. Dear Rachmaninov, thank You. Would it be possible to make new rip of just the first movement? There is at the beginning, the third second, some plop. Not saying it is destroing overall impression, but… You are teaching us perfection 🙂

  8. And 9:42 – 9:52, sounds there the stylus was two times jumping…

  9. 9:49 – 9:52… sorry

  10. But it is really a gem. Especially the third movement, perfect sound, perfect tempo… everything just perfect :-))

  11. I do enjoy these, so thank you for posting them.

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