HD-Vinyl 24/96 (Chandos) Sergei Prokofiev – Two Violin Concerti (Mordkovitch/Järvi)

front-small-boxsetMany thanks to Jean-Luc for this rarity
Sergei Prokofiev wrote only two violin concertos, and while they are works of more angst than the more musical concertos of a Tchaikovsky or Beethoven or of course Mozart, they are still accessible and worth exploring.
The sound of this record is very good.

Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
Performer: Lydia Mordkovitch
Orchestra: Scottish National Orchestra
Conductor: Neeme Järvi
Vinyl (1989)
Number of Discs: 1
Format: Flac
Label: Chandos
DR-Analysis: DR 16
Size: 916 MB
Scan: yes
Server: FileFactory

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Argerich / Abbado: Complete Concerto Recordings (6LP box set, 180g pressings)

# Composers: Sergei Prokofiev, Maurice Ravel, Frédéric Chopin, Franz Liszt, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
# Orchestras: Berliner Philharmoniker, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra Mozart, London Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Claudio Abbado
# Vinyl (2015)
# Number of Discs: 6
# Format: FLAC
# DR Analysis: DR 15, DR 14, DR 15, DR 14, DR 14, DR 16
# Label: Deutsche Grammophon | 0289 479 4548
# Size: 24-bit/192kHz (12.0GB), 24-bit/96kHz (5.96GB) and 16-bit/44.1kHz (1.44GB)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Servers: File Factory

Absolutely STUNNING sound quality on this box set!

Especially LP6!!

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Dorati/LSO – Prokofiev: Suite From “The Love For Three Oranges” / Scythian Suite (Classic Records / Mercury Living Presence, 200g vinyl)

# Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
# Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Antal Dorati
# Vinyl (1957 / 2010)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 13
# Label: Classic Records / Mercury Living Presence
# Size: 674MB (24/96) + 202MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: RS, FF

Whether you prefer the fabulous bass dynamics and savage paganism of the Scythian Suite, or the colorful and captivating sound-portrait of the fairy tale Love for Three Oranges Suite, Dorati’s super-charged readings of these scores are unsurpassed. Acclaimed by critics and audiophiles alike as among the very best of the best Mercurys, this dramatic and riveting combination of Prokofiev, Dorati and Mercury Living Presence is a sure winner.

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Skrowaczewski: Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra – Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet – Ballet Suites Nos. 1 & 2 (Mercury Living Presence / Speakers Corner, 180g pressing)


# Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
# Orchestra: Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
# Conductor: Stanisław Skrowaczewski
# Vinyl (1965 / 2004)
# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# DR Analysis: DR 12
# Label: Mercury Living Presence / Speakers Corner
# Size: 1.12GB (24/96) + 288MB (16/44.1)
# Recovery: 5%
# Scan: yes
# Server: RS, FF

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