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Vanska: Beethoven – The Symphonies (5 CD box set, FLAC)

Vanska: Beethoven - The Symphonies (5 CD box set, FLAC)
Vanska: Beethoven - The Symphonies (5 CD box set, FLAC)

Performer: Helena Juntunen, Neal Davies, Katarina Karneus, Daneil Norman
Orchestra: Minnesota Orchestra
Conductor: Osmo Vanska
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 5 C box set
Format: FLAC (tracks+cue)
Label: Bis
ASIN: B002QEXN6Q
Size: 1.39 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes
Server: datafile
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Eiji Oue / Minnesota Orchestra – Mephisto & Co. (2LP, 45rpm, 200g pressing)

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# Composers: Anatoly Konstantinovich Liadov, Camille Saint-Saëns, Cesar Franck, Franz Liszt, Johann Strauss II, Malcolm Arnold, Modest Moussorgsky, Paul Dukas
# Orchestra: Minnesota Orchestra
# Conductor: Eiji Oue
# Vinyl (1998 / 2014)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 16
# Label: Reference Recordings | RM-2510
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (2.96GB), 24-bit/96kHz (1.45GB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (377MB)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Servers: File Factory / File Post

There aren’t enough superlatives to adequately describe the sound quality on this album. If you’ve been considering checking out a 192k rip but weren’t sure which one to try… this is the one.

My first classical rip at 192k.

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SUPER AUDIOPHILE HD-Vinyl 24/192 (Reference Recordings) Ottorino Respighi – Pines Of Rome/Belkin, Queen Of Sheba

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Brand new High-End 200 gramm Vinyl, opened for the first time for this blog
If you ever thought, you have heard all so-called super recordings, all the beauties that take your breathe away, all the most known audiophile acustic wonders on vinyl…so you can forget them all, if you have never heard this Respighi, from (maybe) the best label existing: Reference Recordings.

# Composer: Ottorino Respighi
# Performer: Minnesota Orchestra
# Conductor: Eiji Oue
# Vinyl (2001/2013)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR-Analysis: DR 14
# Label: Reference Recordings
# ASIN: B00005OAD4
# Size: 1.62 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FF

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Eiji Oue – Minnesota Orchestra | Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite / The Song of the Nightingale (200g pressing)

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# Composers: Igor Stravinsky
# Orchestra: Minnesota Orchestra
# Conductor: Eiji Oue
# Vinyl (1997)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 15
# Label: Reference Recordings – RM-1502
# Size: 797MB (24/96) + 191MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Servers: File Factory

Just re-discovered this old rip and found that I never posted it here. One of the best sounding classical albums I’ve ever heard.

The compact disc was a 1997 Grammy nominee for “Best Engineered, Classical.”

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