Super HD-Vinyl 192/24 (Telarc) Carl Orff – Carmina Burana

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Revisited with the Black Bird Gang – rip from Apr. 2016
In my opinion, the best sounding “Carmina” and one of the best interpretations. A great feast for your ears and your equipement.
Although this is (probably) a 16bit/44.1kHz digital production, the vinyl sounds worlds better that the CD…trust in me (cit.)

# Composer: Carl Orff, Paul Hindemith
# Performer: Judith Blegen, Hakan Hagegard, William Brown
# Orchestra: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
# Conductor: Robert Shaw
# Vinyl (1981)

# Number of Discs: 2
# Format: Flac
# Label: Telarc
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# Size: 2.91GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FF

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High-End HD-Vinyl 24/192 (EMI) Carl Orff – Carmina Burana (Previn)

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Revisited with the whole Black Bird gang…new rip in 192k from March 2016
Being somewhat of a fanatic about Carmina Burana, I have had occasion to listen to several recordings of these songs…and I own around 10 different versions on vinyl and CDs.
This recording is, without a doubt, the best one there. From the opening of ‘O Fortuna’, where the silence speaks as eloquently as the crash of the music, through the solos of the sorpranos at the end, which makes the hair on the back of my neck stand up, it is so clear and pure, the performance is superb.

Composer: Carl Orff
Performer: Sheila Armstrong, Gerald English, Thomas Allen
Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: André Previn
Vinyl (1975)
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: EMI
DR-Analysis: DR 12
Size: 2.35 GB
Scan: yes
Server: FF
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101 Classics: The Best Loved Classical Melodies (8 CD box set, APE)

101 Classics: The Best Loved Classical Melodies (8 CD box set, APE)

101 Classics: The Best Loved Classical Melodies (8 CD box set, APE)

Audio CD
SPARS Code: DDD
Number of Discs: 8 CD box set
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Naxos
Size: 2,23 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes
Server: datafile
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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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Rare HD-Vinyl 96/24 (Acanta) Carl Orff – Catulli Carmina


This is an authorized recording by Orff himself
Reposted, now with FF links

# Composer: Carl Orff
# Performer: Marllies Jacobs,  Friedrich Himmelmann,  Gunter Hess,  Ruth M. Putz
# Orchestra: Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester
# Conductor:Ferdinand Leitner
# Vinyl (1973)
# Format: Flac (tracks)
# Label: Acanta
# DR-Analysis: DR 14
# ASIN: B0000E5NQ6
# Size: 649 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FF

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