HD-Vinyl 24/96 (World Record Club) Joseph Haydn – The Salomon (aka London) Symphonies, Nos. 3 & 4 – No. 95 In C Major – No. 96 In D Major (Beecham)

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Haydn’s earlier “Salomon” (aka London) Symphonies are every bit as fine in every way, thereby making it practically perfect in every way. The playing of the Royal Philharmonic is colorful and immediately responsive to Beecham. Beecham himself is at the peak of his form: stylish, larger-than-life, deeply human, and wonderfully witty. Lawrence Collingswood captures their performances in warm, clear, and vividly colorful sound. And, of course, Haydn’s earlier “Salomon” (aka London) Symphonies are the absolute height of the Viennese High Classical Style: graceful, elegant, tasteful, tuneful, colorful, profoundly musical, and as good and deep and true as the greatest music ever written by anyone anywhere at anytime.

Composer: Joseph Haydn
Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Thomas Beecham
Vinyl (1959)
Number of discs: 1
Format: Flac
Label: World Record Club
DR-Analysis:
DR 13
Size: 833 MB
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Various Artists: Phase 4 Stereo Concert Series (6LP box set, 180g pressings)

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# Composers: Antonin Dvořák, Bernard Herrmann, Georges Bizet, Miklós Rózsa, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakoff, Xian Xinghai, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
# Orchestras: New Philharmonia Orchestra, National Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
# Conductors: Antal Dorati, Bernard Herrmann, Charles Münch, Miklós Rózsa, Leopold Stokowski, Elgar Howarth
# Vinyl (2014)
# Number of Discs: 6
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 13, DR 12, DR 12, DR 13, DR 12, DR 11
# Label: Phase 4 / Decca | 00289 479 1387
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (11.5GB), 24-bit/96kHz (5.84GB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (1.56GB)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Servers: File Factory

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From the Decca website:

In the 1960s Decca pioneered the use of a multi 10-channel console mixer which created recordings with an unprecedented sense of spatial realism and movement – Phase 4 Stereo. Following in the footsteps of Decca’s highly-successful label heritage sets (The Decca Sound, Mercury Living Presence), this generous selection of the very best of Phase 4 promises to amaze a new generation of fans.

Two of the titles included in the set are on the TAS List – the Holy Grail of vinyl fidelity. This is a list of recordings recommended by The Absolute Sound magazine under the direction of Harry Pearson. Those two titles are The Fantasy Film World of Bernard Herrmann and Miklós Rózsa: Music From Ben Hur.

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Yehudi Menuhin – The Violinist (10 CD box set, APE)

Yehudi Menuhin - The Violinist (10 CD box set, APE)

Yehudi Menuhin – The Violinist (10 CD box set, APE)

Audio CD
SPARS Code: ADD
Number of Discs: 10 CD box set
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: EMI Classics
ASIN: B0000BWTKJ
Size: 3.08 GB
Recovery: +3%
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The Very Best of Tito Gobbi (2 CD, APE)

The Very Best of Tito Gobbi (2 CD, APE)

The Very Best of Tito Gobbi (2 CD, APE)

Performer: Tito Gobbi
Audio CD
SPARS Code: A-D
Number of Discs: 2
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: EMI Classics
ASIN: B0000A5BXS
Size: 450 MB
Recovery: +3%
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Strauss – Historical Recordings (10 CD box set, FLAC)

Strauss - Historical Recordings (10 CD box set, FLAC)

Composer: Richard Strauss
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 10 CD box set
Format: FLAC (tracks+cue)
Size: 2.35 GB
Recovery: +3%
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Server: datafile
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Reiner, Leibowitz: Brahms – Symphony no.4, Beethoven – Egmont Overture (FLAC)

Reiner, Leibowitz: Brahms - Symphony no.4, Beethoven - Egmont Overture (FLAC)

Reiner, Leibowitz: Brahms - Symphony no.4, Beethoven - Egmont Overture (FLAC)

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms
Performer: Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Fritz Reiner, René Leibowitz
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 1
Format: FLAC (image+cue)
Label: Chesky Records
ASIN: B000003GCQ
Size: 229 MB
Recovery: +3%
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Piano Masterworks: The World’s Favourite Piano Classics (50 CD box set, APE)

Piano Masterworks: The World's Favourite Piano Classics (50 CD box set, APE)

Piano Masterworks: The World’s Favourite Piano Classics (50 CD box set, APE)

Audio CD
Number of Discs: 50 CD box set
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Decca
ASIN: B001AAKE7S
Size: 10.8 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes
Server: datafile
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Mozart Adagios (2 CD, FLAC)

Mozart Adagios (2 CD, FLAC)

Mozart Adagios (2 CD, FLAC)

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Audio CD
SPARS Code: ADD
Number of Discs: 2
Format: FLAC (image+cue)
Label: Decca
ASIN: B00000IIZZ
Size: 587 MB
Recovery: +3%
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Leinsdorf: Mozart – The Symphonies (7 CD box set, APE)

Leinsdorf: Mozart - The Symphonies (7 CD box set, APE)

Leinsdorf: Mozart - The Symphonies (7 CD box set, APE)

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf
Audio CD
SPARS Code: DDD
Number of Discs: 7 CD box set
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
ASIN: B000BV5RE2
Size: 1.92 GB
Recovery: +3%
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Knardahl: Grieg – The Complete Music for Piano (12 CD box set, FLAC)

Eva Knardahl: Grieg - The Eva Knardahl: Grieg - The Complete Music for Piano (12 CD box set, FLAC)Music for Piano (12 CD box set, APE)

Eva Knardahl: Grieg - The Eva Knardahl: Grieg - The Complete Music for Piano (12 CD box set, FLAC)Music for Piano (12 CD box set, APE)

Orchestra: Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Jun’ichi Hirokami
Composer: Edvard Grieg
Performer: Eva Knardahl, Love Derwinger
Audio CD
SPARS Code: ADD
Number of Discs: 12 CD box set
Format: FLAC (image+cue)
Label: Bis
ASIN: B000K2UF1M
Size: 2.82 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes
Server: datafile
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