Super HD-Vinyl 24/96 (Philips) Joaquin Rodrigo – Concierto de Aranjuez y Andaluz (Pepe Romero/Los Romeros)

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A century work – one of the best sounding productions ever !
This is without question the definitive recording of the Concierto de Aranjuez. Every classical records collection should contain this album. Pepe Romero has performed the perfect marriage between technical virtuosity and emotional interpretation. As well, the SMTF Orchestra matches Romero note-for-note making for a truly magical listening experience.

Farewell, Maestro Marriner. R.I.P. :(

# Composer: Joaquin Rodrigo
# Performer: Pepe Romero/Los Romeros
# Orchestra: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-fields
# Conductor: Neville Marriner
# Number of Discs: 1
# Vinyl (1979)
# Format: FLAC (tracks)
# Label: Philips
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN: B00000415P
# Size: 857 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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HD-Vinyl 96/24 (Decca) Dvorak/Grieg – Serenade for Strings E-Dur/Holberg Suite (Marriner)


Reupped on request, now with FF links
Rivaled only by Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Neville Marriner was one of the most important of the early figures who spearheaded the reawakening of modern interest in Baroque and early Classical music.

Farewell, Maestro Marriner. R.I.P. :(

# Composer: Antonin Dvorak, Edvard Grieg
# Orchestra: Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields
# Conductor: Neville Marriner
# Vinyl (1971)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac (tracks)
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# Label: Decca
# ASIN:
B00005UW4P
# Size: 895 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

 

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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (Argo) Antonio Vivaldi – The Four Seasons (Loveday/Marriner)

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I have many versions of the Four Seasons, on CDs and vinyls around 20 different performances and the comparison to each other is always very interesting. I often wonder what Vivaldi would have thought of all the interpretations that are out there. I must confess, the Academy/Marriner recording is among the more authentic, at least, to my ear. The sound then, as now, was sparkling and clear. Marriner and violinist Alan Loveday recorded this in the best tradition, with modern instruments playing sprightly and spirited Vivaldi. This was before the gritty and hyper-energized recording by Giuliano Carmignola revolutionized everyone’s idea of what the Four Seasons should sound like. There are zillions of versions of this work and many of them are outstanding. But for clarity, unaffected brilliance and sheer elan, there is nothing like this recording. 

Farewell, Maestro Marriner. R.I.P. :(

# Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
# Performer: Alan Loveday, Simon Preston
# Orchestra: Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields
# Conductor: Neville Marriner
# Vinyl (1970)

# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# Label: Argo (Decca)
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN:
B000E6EH0E
# Size: 859 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

 

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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (Argo) Georg Friedrich Händel – Fireworks Music, Water Music (Marriner)

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Thanks to our friend Lemarquis for this classic “must have”
Georg Friedrich Händel’s most famous instrumental works are presented here: his Music for the Royal Fireworks and his three suites of Water Music in F major, D major, and G major. A grand occasion celebrating a treaty is the backdrop for Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks. Grand stories surrounding the event exist, including a great traffic jam on the London Bridge, a 101 canon salute, and a fire which led to a swordfight. There were 100 musicians outside to play music including 12 trumpets and 16 french horns, and Handel was far from happy with the situation. In any case, the music is very stately, featuring trumpets, horns, and oboes in many guises, not to mention plenty of fanfares.

Farewell, Maestro Marriner. R.I.P. :(

Composer: Georg Friedrich Händel
Orchestra: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-fields
Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner
Vinyl (1972)
Number of Discs: 1
Format: Flac
Label: Argo
DR-Analysis: DR 12
Size: 1.23 GB
Scan: yes
Server: FF

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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (Philips) J. C. Bach – Six Symphonies Op. 3

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Finalmente, thanks to our friend Lemarquis I have this again and you can delete the old version in 44/16. Thank you very much, Mr. J. 😀
Johann Christian Bach (1735-1782) is more famously known as “the London Bach” because he spent the latter part of his career in that city. Nevertheless, his symphonies concertantes were composed for Parisian tastes. He wrote well over a dozen works in this genre, and possibly inspired Mozart to compose his more famous symphonies concertantes, one for violin and violin, and the other for four wind instruments. Only a few of them were publishing during Bach’s lifetime. Today, the manuscripts reside in London’s British Library.

Farewell, Maestro Marriner. R.I.P. :(

Composer: Johann Christian Bach
Orchestra: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-fields
Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner
Vinyl (1970)
Number of Discs: 1
Format: Flac
Label: Philips
DR-Analysis: DR 13
Size: 1.13 GB
Scan: yes
Server: FF

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100 Best Classics vol.2 (6 CD box set, FLAC)

100 Best Classics vol.2 (6 CD box set, FLAC)

100 Best Classics vol.2 (6 CD box set, FLAC)

Audio CD
Number of Discs: 6 CD box set
Format: FLAC (image+cue)
Label: EMI Classics
ASIN: B000GPIPRO
Size: 1.83 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: no
Server: datafile
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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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Schumann Gold (2 CD, FLAC)

Schumann Gold (2 CD, FLAC)

Schumann Gold (2 CD, FLAC)

Composer: Robert Schumann
Performer: Nelson Freire, Malcolm Martineau, Bryn Terfel, Paul Gulda, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Christoph Eschenbach, Ivo Pogorelich, Brigitte Fassbaender, Irwin Gage, Mischa Maisky, Martha Argerich, Radu Lupu, Vladimir Horowitz, Fritz Wunderlich, Hubert Giesen, Lynn Harrell, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Gidon Kremer, Anne Sofie von Otter, Bengt Forsberg, Maria João Pires
Orchestra: Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique, Hagen Quartett, Wiener Philharmoniker, London Symphony Orchestra, Berliner Philharmoniker, The Cleveland Orchestra, Beaux Arts Trio, Monteverdi Choir
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner, Leonard Bernstein, Andre Previn, Rafael Kubelik, Georg Solti, Neville Marriner, Herbert von Karajan
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 2 CD
Format: FLAC (tracks+cue)
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
ASIN: B0038Q3ULE
Size: 550 MB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes
Server: datafile
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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
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes
Server: datafile
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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
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes
Server: datafile
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