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HD-Vinyls 24/96 (Eterna) Fryderyk Chopin – Piano Concert No. 1 (Rubinstein/Skrowaczewski)

Rubinstein recorded the Chopin Concertos numerous times. This version of Chopin’s first Concerto is the most successful of Rubinstein’s several versions, partly thanks to the sensitive accompaniment of the New London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Stanislaw Skrowaczewski. Tempos are well-judged, phrasing is supple and natural, virtuosity is there, but not for its own sake. Since Rubinstein’s recordings are made so long ago, the recording quality certainly will not be as sophisticated as the present but if we can concentrate on his musicality, his beautiful tone color, performances that has virtuosity but the most important thing brought forward is making music, it is a joy and inspiring to listen to him being an artist and not simply a mechanic. There is no one “correct” way to interpret any piece of music, you just have to find the performance that you like the most but Rubinstein’s performances certainly rank right up there for many people. You don’t have to be musically educated to enjoy art, just listen, look, and react the way you feel. Enjoy!

Composer: Fryderyk Chopin
Performer: Artur Rubinstein
Orchestra: New Symphony Orchestra London
Conductor: Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
Vinyl 1961/1975

Number of Discs: 1
Format: FLAC
DR-Analysis: DR 13
Size: 773 MB
Scan: yes
Server: FF
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HD-Vinyl 24/96 (Decca) Georg F. Händel – Highlights from “Julius Caesar” (Sutherland/Horne/Bonynge)

Many thanks to our friend Lemarquis for a beautiful angel
Sutherland, Bonynge and Co. (What a Co.!) recorded only the highlights for Julius Caesar. It was one of their earliest Decca collaborations.
Almost 6 years after Joan has passed away, it hurts more than ever to know, she will never sing again, but from her records.

Composer: Georg F. Händel
Performer: Joan Sutherland, Marilyn Horne, Margareta Elkins, Monica Sinclair, Richard Conrad
Orchestra: New Symphony Orchestra London
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Vinyl (1964)
Number of Discs: 1
Format: Flac
Label: Decca
DR-Analysis: 13
Size: 1.0 GB
Scan: yes
Server: FileFactory

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