Tag Archives: Paul Paray

Various Artists: Mercury Living Presence 3 (6LP box set, 180g pressings)

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# Composers: Franz Lehár, Imre Kálman, Erno Dohnányi, Emil Waldteufel, Josef Lanner, Josef Strauss, Ernest Bloch, Cesar Franck, Arthur Sullivan, Ottorino Respighi, Charles Gounod, Richard Wagner
# Orchestras: Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Hungarica, Eastman-Rochester Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Eastman Wind Ensemble
# Conductors: Antal Doráti, Howard Hanson, Paul Paray, Frederick Fennell
# Vinyl (2015)
# Number of Discs: 6
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 14, DR 14, DR 12, DR 12, DR 15, DR 13
# Label: Mercury | 478 8058
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (10.3GB), 24-bit/96kHz (5.24GB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (1.42GB)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Servers: File Factory

NEW FILES AT FF!

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Paray / DSO – Paray Conducts Wagner (180g pressing)

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# Composer: Richard Wagner
# Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Paul Paray
# Vinyl (1961 / 2015)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: Mercury Living Presence | 478 8058
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (1.95GB), 24-bit/96kHz (1.00GB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (289MB)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Servers: File Factory

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Paray / DSO – Saint-Saëns: Symphony No.3 in C minor, Op. 78 – “Organ” (180g pressing, from the 6LP box set)

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# Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns
# Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Paul Paray
# Vinyl (1958 / 2013)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: Mercury Living Presence
# Size: 723MB (24/96) + 194MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: FF, FP

The fourth album in the second Mercury Living Presence 6LP box set.

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Detroit Symphony: Paul Paray – The Music of Chabrier (Classic Records, original 180g pressing)

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# Composer: Emmanuel Chabrier
# Orchestra: Detroit Symphony
# Conductor: Paul Paray
# Vinyl (1961 / 1998)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: Classic Records / Mercury Living Presence
# Size: 922MB (24/96) + 245MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: RS, FF

One of the cleanest classical albums I’ve come across to date. Surface noise was practically non-existent.

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