HD-Vinyl 24/96 (Argo) Antonio Vivaldi – The Four Seasons (Loveday/Marriner)

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I have many versions of the Four Seasons, on CDs and vinyls around 20 different performances and the comparison to each other is always very interesting. I often wonder what Vivaldi would have thought of all the interpretations that are out there. I must confess, the Academy/Marriner recording is among the more authentic, at least, to my ear. The sound then, as now, was sparkling and clear. Marriner and violinist Alan Loveday recorded this in the best tradition, with modern instruments playing sprightly and spirited Vivaldi. This was before the gritty and hyper-energized recording by Giuliano Carmignola revolutionized everyone’s idea of what the Four Seasons should sound like. There are zillions of versions of this work and many of them are outstanding. But for clarity, unaffected brilliance and sheer elan, there is nothing like this recording. 

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

# Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
# Performer: Alan Loveday, Simon Preston
# Orchestra: Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields
# Conductor: Neville Marriner
# Vinyl (1970)

# Number of Discs: 1
# Format: Flac
# Label: Argo (Decca)
# DR-Analysis: DR 13
# ASIN:
B000E6EH0E
# Size: 859 MB
# Scan: yes
# Server: FileFactory

 

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Super HD-Vinyl 24/192 (Miller & Kreisel) The Power & The Glory, Vol. 1 + Vol. 2

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Complete new rips, with the Black Bird and SP15 revisited!

Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Alexander Russell, Antonio Vivaldi, Richard Wagner, Percy Fletcher
Performer: Lloyd Holzgraf
Vinyl (1978)
Number of Discs: 2
Format: Flac (tracks)
Label: Miller & Kreisel
DR-Analysis: DR 10
Size: 1.76 GB
Scan: yes
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r: FF
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20 Classics Digitalaufnahmen großer klassischer Musik Vol.1, Vol.2 (2 CD, FLAC)

20 Classics Digitalaufnahmen grober klassischer Musik Vol.1, Vol.2 (2 CD, FLAC)

20 Classics Digitalaufnahmen großer klassischer Musik Vol.1, Vol.2 (2 CD, FLAC)

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Number of Discs: 2
Format: FLAC (image+cue)
Size: 582 MB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: no
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101 Classics: The Best Loved Classical Melodies (8 CD box set, APE)

101 Classics: The Best Loved Classical Melodies (8 CD box set, APE)

101 Classics: The Best Loved Classical Melodies (8 CD box set, APE)

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SPARS Code: DDD
Number of Discs: 8 CD box set
Format: APE (image+cue)
Label: Naxos
Size: 2,23 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes
Server: datafile
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100 Best Tenor Arias (6 CD box set, FLAC)

100 Best Tenor Arias (6 CD box set, FLAC)

100 Best Tenor Arias (6 CD box set, FLAC)

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Number of Discs: 6 CD box set
Format: FLAC (image+cue)
Label: EMI Classics
ASIN: B001O8C5KA
Size: 1.78 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: no
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100 Best Sacred (6 CD box set, FLAC)

100 Best Sacred (6 CD box set, FLAC)

100 Best Sacred (6 CD box set, FLAC)

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Number of Discs: 6 CD box set
Format: FLAC (image+cue)
Label: EMI Classics
ASIN: B000NOKAAS
Size: 1.93 GB
Recovery: +3%
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100 Best Relaxing Classics (6 CD box set, FLAC)

100 Best Relaxing Classics (6 CD box set, FLAC)

100 Best Relaxing Classics (6 CD box set, FLAC)

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Number of Discs: 6 CD box set
Format: FLAC (image+cue)
Label: EMI Classics
ASIN: B000QCQGQY
Size: 1.76 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: no
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100 Best Menuhin (6 CD box set, FLAC)

100 Best Menuhin (6 CD box set, FLAC)

100 Best Menuhin (6 CD box set, FLAC)

Performer: Yehudi Menuhin, Lennie Bush, Pierre Michelot
Composer: Antonio Vivaldi, Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, Bela Bartok, Edward Elgar, Stephane Grappelli, Fritz Kreisler, Frank Martin, Andrzej Panufnik, Ravi Shankar, Sir William Walton, Vincent Youmans, Jacob Gade, Nicolo Paganini, Max Bruch, George Gershwin, Felix Mendelssohn, Camille Saint-Saens, Edouard Lalo, Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky, Frank Martin, Pablo de Sarasate, Grigoras Dinicu, Antonio Bazzini, Henry Vieuxtemps, Moritz Moszkowski, Lili Boulanger, Malcolm Williamson, Lili Boulanger
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SPARS Code: ADD
Number of Discs: 6 CD box set
Format: FLAC (image+cue)
Label: EMI Classics
ASIN: B001UJIMQY
Size: 1.82 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: no
Server: datafile
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