HD-Vinyl 24/96 (RCA) Sergei Rachmaninov – Piaco Concerto No. 3 (Cliburn/Kondrashin)

Many thanks to Janicius for this gift
This recording is special. Its a living historical document that formed the basis of legend. The circumstances surrounding this competition, its occurrence in a specific time and place, and the outcomes, all are noteworthy. Like most historical documents, this one isn’t perfect. Nonetheless, the sound is quiet good. To be sure, the orchestra still sounds thin at times, intonation isn’t always the best. And Van Cliburn is hardly note-perfect either. But the performance is just electrifying, and the excitement, palpable. Van Cliburn delivers. But in the end one can really be blown away by the power and passion Van Cliburn put into the Rach 3…unbelievable for a 24 year old.

Composer: Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Van Cliburn
Orchestra: Symphony Of The Air
Conductor: Kiril Kondrashin
Vinyl 1958
Number of Discs: 1
Format: FLAC
Label: RCA
DR-Analysis: DR 12
Size: 856 MB
Scan: yes
Server: FF

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Super HD-Vinyl 96/24 (180g Analogue Productions) Piano Concertos by Copland & Menotti

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Rare & desirable record by super label Analogue Productions (Vanguard 1961)

# Composer: Aaron Copland, Gian Carlo Menotti
# Performer: Earl Wild
# Orchestra: Symphony of the Air
# Conductor: Aaron Copland, Jorge Mester
# Vinyl (1961/1995)
# Format: FLAC
# Label: Analogue Productions
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# Size: 970 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory
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