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Super HD-Vinyls 24/192 (Decca) Ludwig van Beethoven – The 5 Piano Concertos (Katchen/Gamba)


Revisited, with the benefit of the SP15 and in 24/192
Incredible find in a flea market, some years ago…for a few bucks!
 Decca recordings pressed by Mercury/Philips, almost NM!
The premature death of the genious US-American pianist (with Russian-Jewish origins) Julius Katchen in 1969 (due to leukaemia), at the age of 42 years, will never give an answer to the question about the best pianist of the last century. Anyway, he was one of the best!

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Julius Katchen
Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Pierino Gamba
Vinyl (1959-1964)
Number of discs: 4
Format: Flac
Label: Decca
DR-Analysis: DR 14
Size: 7.97 GB
Scan: yes
Server: FF

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The Decca Sound (50 CD box set, FLAC)

The Decca Sound (50 CD box set, FLAC)
The Decca Sound (50 CD box set, FLAC)

Audio CD
Number of Discs: 50 CD box set
Format: FLAC (tracks+cue)
Label: Decca
ASIN: B005D51II0
Size: 15.8 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes
Server: datafile
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Piano Masterworks: The World’s Favourite Piano Classics (50 CD box set, APE)

Piano Masterworks: The World's Favourite Piano Classics (50 CD box set, APE)
Piano Masterworks: The World’s Favourite Piano Classics (50 CD box set, APE)

Audio CD
Number of Discs: 50 CD box set
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Decca
ASIN: B001AAKE7S
Size: 10.8 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes
Server: datafile
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Top-Vinyl 44.1/16 (Decca) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – 3 Piano Sonatas (Katchen)

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Thank you Mr. Trottar for this great gem! New rip, due to some little errors.
Leucemia killed Katchen when he was only 42 and on the way to become the world greatest pianist of the last century.

# Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
# Performer: Julius Katchen
# Vinyl (1955)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: FLAC (Tracks)
# Label: Decca
# DR-Analysis: DR 15
# ASIN: not found

# Size: 91 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (Decca) E. Grieg/R. Schumann – Piano Concertos (Katchen)

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Killed by leucemia at the age of 42, Julius Katchen was on the way to become the greatest pianist of the 20th century. Please, honour him by getting everything you can find of him.
Reposted, now with FF links

# Composer: Edvard Grieg, Robert Schumann
# Performer: Julius Katchen
# Orchestra: Israel Philarmonic Orchestra
# Conductor: Istvan Kertesz
# Vinyl (1962)

# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# Label: Decca
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN CD: not found

# Size: 1.02 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

 

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