Audiophile HD-Vinyls 24/192 (Argo) Liszt/Schumann – Concerto Pathetique/Andante & Variations (Lucas/Ogdon)


Many thanks to Trottar for this audiophile genius
Twenty eight years since his death, the story of John Ogdon’s life in music has just been told in his first full-length biography entitled Piano Man. Charles Beauclerk, a friend of the Ogdon family, gives what I think is a fascinating, unflinching, and honest account of Ogdon’s astonishing virtuosity, his victory at the Tchaikovsky Competition in 1962, and his friendship with the other firebrands of New Music Manchester – Elgar Howarth, Alexander Goehr, Harrison Birtwistle, and Peter Maxwell Davies….
Audiophile factor & artistic factor: very high!

Composer: Franz Liszt, Robert Schumann
Performer: Brenda Lucas, John Ogdon
Vinyl 1972
Number of discs: 1
Format: Flac
Label: Argo
DR-Analysis: DR 16
Size: 1.83 GB
Scan: yes
Server: FF

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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (Argo) Olivier Messiaen – Visions De L’Amen (Ogdon/Lucas)

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All thanks for this gem go to our friend Trottar
Brenda Lucas and John Ogdon performed in 1971 one of the most splendid and idomatic versions of this introspective and amazing work of Messiaen. After years and decades of silence, at last this recording got out from the vaults. Lucas and Ogdon play it magnificently, making light of its difficulties of text and ensemble. Enjoy it. It’s part of the inmense legacy of this musical genius.

Composer: Olivier Messiaen
Performer: John Ogdon, Brenda Lucas
Vinyl 1971
Number of discs: 1
Format: Flac
Label: Argo
DR-Analysis:
DR 13
Size: 927 MB
Scan: yes
Server: FF

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