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Brutal Hi-End HD-Vinyl 24/192 (Telarc) Bizet/Grieg – Carmen & Peer Gynt Suites (Slatkin)


Revisited after exactly 5 years, now with the benefits of the Black Bird Gang and the Audio Research SP15… and in 192 kHz

The eternal question: Why does a digital recording sound much better, when played from vinyl, compared to the CD? Indeed, this is fact on almost all recordings. But in this case, Telarc used the full benefits of the master tapes (“only” 16 bit & 50 kHz its time), that were played in the full range, not beeing reduced to 44.1 kHz for the CD-norm. The HiFi-sound becomes a Hi-End-sound and you remain speechless and want to hear it again and again. Enjoy!

You are warned: take care of your amp and (more) of your speakers. Don’t play it too loud, until you know, how loud you can get it. Telarc’s timpani and bass drum are terrific!

Composer: George Bizet, Edward Grieg
Orchestra: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Vinyl 1979
Number of Discs: 1

Format: FLAC
Label: Telarc

DR-Analysis: DR 14

Size: 1.59 GB

Scan: yes
Server: FF

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Brutal Hi-End HD-Vinyl 24/192 (Telarc) Antonin Dvorak – Symphony No. 9 “From The New World” (Slatkin)


The eternal question: Why does a digital recording sound much better, when played from vinyl, compared to the CD? Indeed, this is fact on almost all recordings. But in this case, Telarc used the full benefits of the master tapes (“only” 16 bit & 50 kHz its time), that were played in the full range, not beeing reduced to 44.1 kHz for the CD-norm. The HiFi-sound becomes a Hi-End-sound and you remain speechless and want to hear it again and again. Enjoy!

You are warned: take care of your amp and (more) of your speakers. Don’t play it too loud, until you know, how loud you can get it. Telarc’s timpani and bass drum are terrific!

Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Orchestra: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra

Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

Vinyl 1980
Number of Discs: 1

Format: Flac

Label:Telarc
DR-Analysis: DR 15
Size: 1.61 GB
Scan: yes
Server: FF

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Brutal Hi-End HD-Vinyl 24/192 (Telarc) Maurice Ravel – Bolero/Daphnis & Chloe/Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte (Slatkin)


The eternal question: Why does a digital recording sound much better, when played from vinyl, compared to the CD? Indeed, this is fact on almost all recordings. But in this case, Telarc used the full benefits of the master tapes (“only” 16 bit & 50 kHz its time), that were played in the full range, not beeing reduced to 44.1 kHz for the CD-norm. The HiFi-sound becomes a Hi-End-sound and you remain speechless and want to hear it again and again. Enjoy!

You are warned: take care of your amp and (more) of your speakers. Don’t play it too loud, until you know, how loud you can get it. Telarc’s timpani and bass drum are terrific!

Composer: Maurice Ravel

Orchestra: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra

Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

Vinyl 1980
Number of Discs: 1

Format: Flac

Label:Telarc
DR-Analysis: DR 17
Size: 1.38 GB
Scan: yes
Server: FF

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Super HD-Vinyl 24/192 (Telarc) Gustav Mahler – Symphony No. 1 “Titan” (Slatkin)


I remember I purchased this almost 40 years ago, after reading a review of this on a HiFi magazine […] which found the sound extraordinary and the interpretation almost as great. I was all my life into Sir Georg Solti’s Mahler-Cycle, but I had to hear this. I got it and listened. Absolutely magnificent paying. The music sings and all the orchestral contrasts are magnificently managed. I have several recordings of Mahler’s Symphonies, some performances are also outstanding, but I would say none really really better. Since Mahler can be interpreted in more than one way, it is hard to compare them. Here, the clarity of the orchestra and the sound-stage are incredible. If you love Mahler and if you have a good sound system, don’t miss this. This will make you speechless.
Audiophile factor
and artistic factor: very high!

Composer: Gustav Mahler
Orchestra: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Vinyl 1981
Number of discs: 1
Format: Flac
Label: Telarc
DR-Analysis: DR 15
Size: 1.81 GB
Scan: yes
Server: FF

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