HD-Vinyls 24/192 (EMI) Antonio Vivaldi – The 4 Seasons (Kennedy)

Revisited … now with the benefit of the valve-phono-stage of the AR SP15
Nigel Kennedy is as many know a wild musician, a force of nature. I saw him live early in the 90s and it was a very exciting experience for me, I knew him until then only under the etiquette of a punk, wild and eccentric musician. I learned to know a phantastic and lovely musician who deserves the full possible
respect. His seriousity and smiling during the whole concert was astonishing. This interpretation of the Four Seasons is quite “different” from the standard interpretation. Nigel Kennedy has added his personal touch giving the music a completely refreshed aspect. The dominating character of Kennedy’s violin gives out the appropriate tension in movements like the Presto from “L’estate” or the allegro from “L’inverno”. His interpretation is frantic, filling the listener with energy and vigor. And at movements like the adagio from “L’estate” the listener comes across a tender and delicate violin. This recording defiantly deserves a place at your music collection.

Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
Performer: Nigel Kennedy
Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra
Vinyl 1989
Number of Discs: 1
Format: Flac
Label: EMI
DR-Analysis: DR 14
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Franklin Mint 100 Greatest Recordings of All Time (100 LP box set, 24 bit / 96 kHz, FLAC)

Franklin Mint 100 Greatest Recordings of All Time (100 LP box set, 24 bit / 96 kHz, FLAC)

Franklin Mint 100 Greatest Recordings of All Time (100 LP box set, 24 bit / 96 kHz, FLAC)

Vinyl LP
Number of Discs: 100 LP box set
Format: FLAC (tracks+m3u)
Label: Franklin Mint
ASIN: B0040BHKRQ
Size: 78.1 GB
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Super HD-Vinyl 24/192 (EMI) Joseph Haydn/Luigi Boccherini – Cello Concerti (Du Pré/Barenboim)

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Jacqueline du Pré was one of the most outstanding cellist of our time.
It is a great sin, not to know, who she was. Click here ! or you will be damned forever.
When I heard the news that Jacqueline du Pré had passed away – 30 years ago – I was saddened. I’d never met her, or even seen one of her live performances. But I’ve heard her recordings, and completely was absorbed in the way she made her instrument come to life. I was hoping that her music could still stay alive. These old recordings with her husband as Conductor are a great tribute to her love of music and how it speaks to us. I’ve always enjoyed listening to the Haydn Cello Concerti, and the way they are performed with majesty in these recordings will always speak to me
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Composer: Joseph Haydn, Luigi Boccherini
Performer: Jacqueline du Pré

Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Vinyl 1967
Number of Discs: 1
Format: Flac
Label: EMI
DR-Analysis: DR 12
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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (L’oiseau-Lyre) Leclair/Destouches – Suites from “Scylla Et Glaucus” & “Issé” (Leppard)

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Many thanks to robbie52 for this rarity

Jean-Marie Leclair l’aîné, also known as Jean-Marie Leclair the Elder, (10 May 1697 – 22 October 1764) was a Baroque violinist and composer. He is considered to have founded the French violin school. His brothers Jean-Marie Leclair the younger (1703–77), Pierre Leclair (1709–84) and Jean-Benoît Leclair (1714–after 1759) were also musicians.
André Cardinal Destouches (sometimes called des Touches) (baptised 6 April 1672  – 7 February 1749) was a French composer best known for the opéra-ballet Les élémens.

Composer: Jean-Marie Leclair, André Destouches
Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Vinyl (1968)
Number of Discs: 1
Format: Flac
Label: L’oiseau-Lyre
DR-Analysis: DR 13
Size: 850 MB
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Francisco Araiza – Opera Arias (WAV)

Francisco Araiza - Opera Arias (WAV)

Francisco Araiza – Opera Arias (WAV)

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Performer: Francisco Araiza
Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Alberto Zedda
Audio CD
SPARS Code: DDD
Number of Discs: 1
Format: WAV (tracks)
Label: Philips
ASIN: B00000E3HW
Size: 473 MB
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Ten Tenors in Prayer (WAV)

Ten Tenors in Prayer (WAV)

Ten Tenors in Prayer (WAV)

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Audio CD
Number of Discs: 1
Format: WAV (tracks)
Label: RCA
ASIN: B000007QGV
Size: 725 MB
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Rafael Kubelik – Rare Recordings 1963-1974 (8 CD box set, FLAC)

Rafael Kubelik - Rare Recordings 1963-1974 (8 CD box set, FLAC)

Rafael Kubelik – Rare Recordings 1963-1974 (8 CD box set, FLAC)

Audio CD
SPARS Code: DDD
Number of Discs: 8 CD box set
Format: FLAC (image+cue)
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
ASIN: B000BV5RDS
Size: 2.67 GB
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Mozart Adagios (2 CD, FLAC)

Mozart Adagios (2 CD, FLAC)

Mozart Adagios (2 CD, FLAC)

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Audio CD
SPARS Code: ADD
Number of Discs: 2
Format: FLAC (image+cue)
Label: Decca
ASIN: B00000IIZZ
Size: 587 MB
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Marriner, Willcocks, Malcolm, Munchinger, Baumgartner, Rampal: The Essential Vivaldi (2 CD, APE)

Marriner, Willcocks, Malcolm, Munchinger, Baumgartner, Rampal: The Essential Vivaldi (2 CD, APE)

Marriner, Willcocks, Malcolm, Munchinger, Baumgartner, Rampal: The Essential Vivaldi (2 CD, APE)

Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
Performer: Konstanty Kulka, Neville Marriner, Norman Nelson, Anthony Howard, Trevor Connah, William Bennett, Andrea Griminelli, Neil Black, Martin Gatt, John Wilbraham, Philip Jones, Eduardo Fernandez, Elizabeth Vaughan, Janet Baket, Choir of King’s College
Orchestra: Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields, English Chamber Orchestra, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Lucerne Festival Strings
Conductor: Neville Marriner, David Willcocks, George Malcolm, Karl Munchinger, Rudolf Baumgartner, Jean-Pierre Rampal
Audio CD
SPARS Code: ADD/DDD
Number of Discs: 2 CD
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Decca
ASIN: B000024254
Size: 677 MB
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Britten – The Performer (27 CD box set, APE)

Britten - The Performer (27 CD box set, APE)

Britten – The Performer (27 CD box set, APE)

Conductor: Benjamin Britten
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 27 CD box set
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Decca
ASIN: B00E5Q9STO
Size: 7.67 GB
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Britten, Marriner: Bach – Brandenburg Concertos 1-6 (2 CD, APE)

Britten, Marriner: Bach - Brandenburg Concertos 1-6 (2 CD, APE)

Britten, Marriner: Bach – Brandenburg Concertos 1-6 (2 CD, APE)

Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra: Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields, English Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Neville Marriner, Benjamin Britten
Audio CD
SPARS Code: ADD
Number of Discs: 2 CD
Label: Decca
ASIN: B00000425M
Size: 591 MB
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Britten, Bedford: Purcell – Fairy Queen, Dido And Aeneas (2 CD, APE)

Britten, Bedford: Purcell - Fairy Queen, Dido And Aeneas (2 CD, APE)

Britten, Bedford: Purcell – Fairy Queen, Dido And Aeneas (2 CD, APE)

Composer: Henry Purcell
Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra, Aldeburgh Festival Strings
Conductor: Benjamin Britten, Steuart Bedford
Audio CD
SPARS Code: ADD
Number of Discs: 2 CD
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Decca
Size: 751 MB
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Britten: Bach – St. John Passion (2 CD, APE)

Britten: Bach - St. John Passion (2 CD, APE)

Britten: Bach – St. John Passion (2 CD, APE)

Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Wandsworth School Boys Choir
Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Benjamin Britten
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 2 CD
Label: Decca
ASIN: B00000425Q
Size: 553 MB
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Bonynge: Handel – Overtures & Sinfonias. Overtures of the 18th Century (2 CD, APE)

Bonynge: Handel - Overtures & Sinfonias. Overtures of the 18th Century (2 CD, APE)

Bonynge: Handel – Overtures & Sinfonias. Overtures of the 18th Century (2 CD, APE)

Composer: George Frideric Handel
Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 2 CD
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Decca
ASIN: B000050GJY
Size: 728 MB
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Best Mozart 100 (6 CD box set, APE)

Best Mozart 100 (6 CD box set, APE)

Best Mozart 100 (6 CD box set, APE)

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 6 CD box set
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: EMI Classics
ASIN: B000AYQDZW
Size: 1.79 GB
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Bach Adagios (2 CD, FLAC)

Bach Adagios (2 CD, FLAC)

Bach Adagios (2 CD, FLAC)

Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 2
Format: FLAC (image+cue)
Label: Decca
ASIN: B002610I62
Size: 612 MB
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Archiv Produktion 1947-2013 (55 CD box set, FLAC)

Archiv Produktion 1947-2013 (55 CD box set, FLAC)

Archiv Produktion 1947-2013 (55 CD box set, FLAC)

Audio CD
Number of Discs: 55 CD box set
Format: FLAC (tracks+cue)
Label: Archiv Produktion
ASIN: B00BCSBU4E
Size: 15.5 GB
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CD 16/44.1 (EMI) Rameau-Couperin – Baroque (Ballet & Orchestral Music)

 coverThis time a seldom CD-Rip from me – many thanks to Matthaus for the CD

Re-up: Artwork just added

# Composer: Jean-Philippe Rameau, Francois Couperin
# Performers: Ambrosian Singers, Ursula Connors

# Orchestra: Antiqua Musica Chamber Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra
# Conductor: Raymond Leppard, Jacques Roussel

# CD (1996)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# Label: EMI
# ASIN CD: B000002S6Q
# Size: 339 MB (+14 MB Artwork)
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HD-Vinyls 24/96 (EMI) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Requiem (Barenboim)

front_small_boxsetThis recording is a gorgeous performance of Mozart’s excellent Requiem. Sheila Armstrong, the soprano, has a shimmering, pure, beautiful, above all a Mozartian voice – she shines in this recording. Baker has a rich voice that she uses with intelligence. Nicolai Gedda is radiant in the tenor role and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau is at his considerable finest as the baritone. Daniel Barenboim conducts extremely well, and gets great singing and playing from his chorus and orchestra.

# Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
# Performer: Nicolai Gedda, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Sheila Armstrong, Janet Baker
# Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra
# Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
# Vinyl (1972)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR-Analysis: DR 10
# Label: EMI Angel
# ASIN: B00AM5RD44
# Size: 1.22 GB
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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (DGG) Saint-Saens/Prokofiev – Carnival Of The Animals/Peter And The Wolf (Narrator: Loriot)

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Proud to offer you this very rare vinyl with the legendary comician Loriot
Traditionally, on 11, 11th at 11:11 o’clock (exactly in the minute I post this), in Germany is Carnival‘s start…therefore, here for you, the immense Loriot narrating The Carnival Of The Animals by Camille Saint-Saens and Peter And The Wolf by Sergeji Prokofiev…and tomorrow, nov. 12th is Loriot‘s birthday !

# Composer: Camille Saint-Saens, Sergeji Prokofiev
# Narrator: Loriot
# Performer: Gary Graffman, Julius Katchen
# Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra
# Conductor: Skitch Henderson, Daniel Barenboim
# Vinyl (1960-85)

# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: FLAC (Tracks)
# Label: Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN:
B000026L1H
# Size: 1.15 GB
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