HD-Vinyl 24/96 (Philips) Milko Kelmen – Composé, Floréal, Changeant, Hommage á Heinrich Schütz, Surprise (Alfons & Alois Kontarsky)

The Kontarsky Brothers for my friend Trottar
“Hommage à Heinrich Schütz,” a choral work written in 1964, was inspired by study of motels by Schütz. The basic idea of the composition is the evolution from speech sounds to mixtures of sung tone organized vertically and horizontally, and back again to the wide spectrum of sound produced by whispering.

Composer: Milko Kelmen
Performer:  Yvonne Cianella, Siegfried Palm, Saschko Gawriloff, Alfons & Alois Kontarsky
Orchestra: Südwestfunk Orchester, Norddeutscher Rundfunk Symphony Orchestra, Westdeutscher Rundfunk Symphony Orchestra, Gächinger Kantorei, Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin
Conductor: Ernest Bour, Jochem Slothuwer, Christoph von Dohnány, Helmut Rilling, Milko Kelmen
Vinyl 1967
Number of discs: 1
Format: Flac
Label: Philips
DR-Analysis: DR 13
Size: 983 MB
Scan: yes
Server: FF


A1 Composé

Conductor – Ernest Bour
Orchestra – Südwestfunk Orchestra
Piano – Alfons & Aloys Kontarsky

A2 Floréal

Conductor – Jochem Slothouwer
Orchestra – Norddeutscher Rundfunk Symphony Orchestra, Hamburg

B1 Changeant

Cello – Siegfried Palm
Conductor – Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra – Westdeutscher Rundfunk Symphony Orchestra, Cologne
Violin – Saschko Gawriloff

B2 Hommage À Heinrich Schütz

Choir – Gächinger Kantorei
Conductor – Helmut Rilling
Soprano Vocals [Solo] – Yvonne Cianella

B3 Surprise

Conductor – Milko Kelemen
Orchestra – Radio Symphony Orchestra, Berlin


Analyzed folder: /96k Kelmen – Compose’, Floreal, Changeant, Hommage a Heinrich Schuetz, Surprise (Alfons and Alois Kontarsky)
DR Peak RMS Filename

DR13 -0.74 dB -18.49 dB A1 Compose.aif
DR15 -0.63 dB -22.29 dB A2 Floreal.aif
DR15 -0.88 dB -21.11 dB B1 Changeant.aif
DR10 -2.06 dB -17.14 dB B2 Hommage a Heinrich Schuetz.aif
DR12 -0.98 dB -18.76 dB B3 Surprise.aif

Number of files: 5
Official DR value: DR13



Ripping Info


A few words about the way i’ve been cleaning vinyl records and post-processing rips, since summer 2017: After washing and recording the vinyl, I use a kind of mixed cleaning of the rip, which consists of mostly manual rather than automatic de-clicking, (the latter only on unimportant passages, such as end of the groove, beginning and end of the songs, applause, speaking). I often leave the rips almost rough, de-clicking only the silences between the tracks. Never de-noising or/and EQ, as unfortunately some do. I prefer to hear a bit of quiet noises of the clean groove, that contain something of the music, rather than generate clinically clean files that may, eventually, sound a bit dead. If you do not agree, do not download my rips and buy instead digital files or CDs.
When I listen to music I “don’t hear” any noise: I enjoy the music 😀
I do not make rips for headphones!

  • Software: iZotope RX 5 Advanced, Adobe Audition CS 5.5, Twisted Wave 1.18
  • Very careful de-clicking with iZotope, significant clicks manually removed, never de-noising
  • DR-Analisys
  • Wave 32/192(32/384) —> Flac 24/96 & 24/192: Twisted Wave 1.18
  • Artwork: Sony Alpha 350, Epson Perfection V750 Pro, Photoshop CS 5.5


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