HD-Vinyl 24/96 (DGG) Johannes Brahms – The 4 Symphonies, Violin Concerto, Variation On A Theme By Haydn, 8 Hungarian Dances (Karajan, Ferras)

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A marvellous collection of some of Brahms’ major works. The records are in excellent condition, unbelievable after +50 years…and they seem to be genuine 1st pressings although this box is a special edition that came few years later than the single releases.
I grew up with this recording of the Brahms Violin concerto, and It has remained my favorite: warm, dramatic, and thoroughly natural in approach, Ferras and von Karajan have a perfect grasp of this concerto.
While maybe not the greatest interpreter of Brahms, Karajan delivers very well in his recordings of the symphonies. All four symphonies have plenty of power and lyricism. The Berlin Philharmonic is excellent as always. If you like your Brahms in a melancholy mode, lushly recorded and nuanced to the max,(and I do!), these Brahms’ Symphonies are for you. Karajan’s approach to these four Symphonies is evoking a variety of emotions that few other recordings do. It’s a fine experience.

Composer: Johannes Brahms
Performer: Christian Ferras
Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Vinyl (1965)
Number of discs: 6
Format: Flac
Label: DGG
DR-Analysis:
DR 13
Size: 4.83 GB
Scan: yes
Server: FF

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HD-Vinyls 96/24 (DGG) Peter Tchaikowsky – Symphonic Works & Concertos on 7 LPs (Karajan)

front-small-boxset A wonderful box, original from 1968 in Mint condition, for 5 bucks from a flea market 😉 I myself have never been a huge fan of Karajan but these recordings of Tchaikovsky with the Berlin Philharmonic are breathtaking. Though there are tempo modifications made by Karajan to the score, they are certainly sensible make this performance all the more moving. Highly reccommended to Karajan and, particular, non-Karajan fans alike.

# Composer: Peter Tchaikowsky
# Orchestra:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Philarmonic Orchestra
# Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
# Vinyl (1967)
# Number of Discs: 7
# Format: Flac
# DR-Analysis: DR 13-15
# Label: Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft
# ASIN: none
# Size: 6.13 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FF

 

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HD-Vinyls 24/96 (EMI) Yehudi Menhuin plays 8 Violin Concertos

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Reposted – now with FF links

# Composer: Beethoven, Bach, Mendelssohn, Bruch, Mozart, Brahms
# Performer: Yehudi Menhuin, Christian Ferras
# Orchestra: Berlin Philarmonc Orchestra, New Philarmonia Orchestra, Philarmonia Orchestra, Bath Festival Orchestra
# Conductor: Yehudi Menhuin, Otto Klemperer, Walter Süsskind, Efrem Kurtz, Rudolf Kempe
# Vinyl (1958-66)

# Number of Discs: 5
# Format: Flac
# Label: EMI
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN CD: not found – only 51 CD-Set B001PKVFFI

# Size: 4.69 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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HD-Vinyl 96/24 (DGG) Peter Tchaikowsky – Violin Concerto (Ferras/Karajan)

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# Composer: Peter Tchaikowsky
# Performer: Christian Ferras
# Orchestra: Berlin Philarmonic Orchestra

# Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
# Vinyl (1967)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# Label: Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft
# DR-Analysis: DR 14
# ASIN CD:
B00004SA8B
# Size: 969 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FF

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HD-Vinyl 96/24 (DGG) Johannes Brahms – Violin Concerto (Ferras)

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# Composer: Johannes Brahms
# Performer: Christian Ferras
# Orchestra: Berlin Philarmonic Orchestra

# Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
# Vinyl (1964)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# Label: Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft
# DR-Analysis: DR 15
# ASIN CD:
B000I0S8UQ
# Size: 784 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FF

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