Tag Archives: Karl-Heinz Zöller

HD-Vinyls 24/192 (MFSL) Debussy/ Ravel – La Mer/Prélude À L’après-midi D’un Faune/Boléro (Karajan)

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Many thanks to my friend Mats for this audiophile gift
What makes Karajan such a superb French conductor isn’t just precision and clarity, two virtues we associate with this genre, but his poetic imaginaiton. Where Boulez is crystalline and sparkling in La Mer, Karajan is romantic and delicate. He expresses the music in long sweeps of feeling, but each bar is full of color and nuance. As familiar as La Mer is, to go beyond mere scene-painting (wind, waves, foam, etc.) is difficult. To my ears, Karajan’s interpretation rises to the very top, but you must be able to open your ears to it, since this isn’t Munch-Ansermet-Boulez.

# Composer: Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel
# Orchestra: Berliner Philharmoniker
# Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
# Vinyl (1968)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# Label: MFSL
# DR-Analysis: DR 16
# Size: 1.88 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FF

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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (DGG) Ludwig van Beethoven – 200 Years Edition, Box 3, Chamber Music For Wind Instruments (4 LPs)

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This is Box No. 3 of the Bicentennial Beethoven Collection, published by Deutsche Grammophon 1970, to celebrate Beethoven’s 200th birthday with all his works on 12 Box-Sets/75 LPs.
In the last years I spent only for this Beethoven Edition around 500-550 EUR. If you think and feel, you want to contribute, any donation will be welcome. Thank you!

# Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
# Performer: Aloys Kontarsky, Karl-Heinz Zöller, Klaus Thunemann, Thomas Brandis, Siegbert Ueberschaer, Jörg Demus, Gerd Seifert
# Orchestra: Members of the Berlin Philarmonic Orchestra, Droloc Quartet
# Vinyl
# Number of Discs: 4/75
# Format: Flac
# Label: Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# Size: 3.77 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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