Audiophile HD-Vinyls 96/24 (Philips) Rodrigo/Giuliani – Concierto Madrigal/Guitar Concerto Op. 30 (Angel & Pepe Romero)

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This is another audiophile gem with the dream-team Romero/Marriner/Academy.
Why aren’t all music catalogs made of this quality? Anyway. The renditions are musically very satisfying and the works are pretty well-known. You can’t go wrong on these interpretations. Very tastefully treated though. Just one of those discs that I intend to listen to over and over again.

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

# Composer: Joaquin Rodrigo, Mauro Giuliani
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Classical Guitar: Angel & Pepe Romero
# Orchestra: Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields
# Conductor:
Neville Marriner
# Vinyl (1975)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# Label: Philips
# DR-Analysis: DR13
# ASIN: B000218YQO
# Size: 1.06 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server:
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Audiophile HD-Vinyls 96/24 (Philips) Rodrigo/Giuliani – Fantasia Para Un Gentilhombre/Introduction, Theme With Variations, Polonaise (Pepe Romero)

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This is another audiophile gem with the dream-team Romero/Marriner/Academy.
Maestro, Sensei, however you want to say it, Pepe Romero is one of the great artists of our time. Each note is a jewel that he performs with such life that you feel your heart beating to his rhythm. This is the 2nd great Guitar Concerto by blind Rodrigo.
Any devotee of Classical Guitar music, who is not aware of Giuliani’s work, is truly missing something!!! Giuliani sure must have studied Mozart. If you like Mozart (and who doesn’t), you will like Giuliani.

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

# Composer: Joaquin Rodrigo, Mauro Giuliani
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Classical Guitar: Pepe Romero
# Orchestra: Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields
# Conductor:
Neville Marriner
# Vinyl (1975)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# Label: Philips
# DR-Analysis: DR14
# ASIN: B0000040WX
# Size: 799 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server:
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Audiophile HD-Vinyl 24/192 (Philips) Pepe Romero plays Famous Compositions for Guitar

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Every now and then I like to hear to a Spanish guitar being strummed like there is no tomorrow. I came across the vinyl version of this 1977 collection of compositions that fully delivers. As if there may be a necessity, Pepe Romero shows in his humbleness, that he’s one of the greatest guitar players in the world.

# Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos, Francisco Tárrega, Antonio Lauro, Isaac Albéniz, Julio Sagreras, Fernando Sor
# Performer: Pepe Romero
# Vinyls (197?)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: FLAC
# Label: Philips
# DR-Analysis: DR 15
# Size: 1.69 GB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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HD-Vinyls 96/24 (Philips) Antonio Vivaldi – Concertos for 1, 2 and 4 Guitars (Los Romeros)

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And again, the evidence that a digital production on vinyl better sounds than the same work on CD
Let’s face it: there have been literally hundreds of Vivaldi’s recordings made over the last 20 years (even longer if you include the many recordings made during the 60s and 70s that have since been digitally remastered), and while most of these recordings are just as good as the next, I found this particular recording to contain a certain depth and richness not usually associated with Baroque music. I use the word “depth” loosely as Baroque music is generally not meant to be “deep” or “expressive” in nature (after all, we’re not talking about Rachmaninov here!) 😉

# Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
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Classical Guitar; Angel, Celedonio, Celin, Pepe Romero
# Orchestra: Academy Of St. Martin-In-The-Fields
# Conductor:
Iona Brown
# Vinyl (1985)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# Label: Philips
# DR-Analysis: DR14
# ASIN: B0000040WX
# Size: 932 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server:
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HD-Vinyls 24/96 (Philips) Antonio Vivaldi – Concertos for 1, 2 and 4 Guitars (Los Romeros)

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Many thanks to my brother in law for this beauty

# Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
# Performer: Angel, Celedonio, Pepe & Celin Romero, John Corigliano, Domenick Saltarelli, Margaret Bella
# Orchestra: San Antonio Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Victor Alessandro
# Vinyl (1968/79)

# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac (tracks)
# Label: Philips
# DR-Analysis: DR 12
# ASIN: B0000264ZX
# Size: 792 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

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