Beethoven: Violin Concerto (2011 - Remaster)

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Beethoven: Violin Concerto (2011 - Remaster) 45:49 $17.98
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1 Concerto pour violon et orchestre en re majeur Op.61 : I Allegro ma non troppo (Cadence F. Kreisler) 25:36 96/24 Album only
2 Concerto pour violon et orchestre en re majeur Op.61 : II Larghetto 9:45 96/24 Album only
3 Concerto pour violon et orchestre en re majeur Op.61 : III Rondo (Allegro) - Cadence F. Kreisler 10:28 96/24 Album only

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© 2012 EMI Records Ltd.
℗ 1959, 2012 EMI Music France


Soloist: David Oistrakh
Conductor: Andre Cluytens
Orchestra: The French National Radio Orchestra

Legendary violinist David Oistrakh delivers a profoundly thrilling rendition of Beethoven’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major Op.61. Arguably, one of the best violin concertos ever composed, the esteemed violinist delivers with his flawless virtuosity and skillful execution. Remastered by four historic engineers, the sound is spacious and warm.

About the Mastering
Four engineers at Abbey Road Studios in London have remastered these historic EMI recordings from their original analogue sources for release in pristine hi-def. Between them, Simon Gibson, Ian Jones, Andy Walter and Allan Ramsay have many years of experience remastering archive recordings for EMI and other record labels. The process always starts with finding all of the records and tapes in EMI's archive in London and comparing different sources and any previous CD reissues. We consult each recording's job file, which contains notes about the recording made by the engineer and producer. For example, this sometimes explain why there is more than one set of tapes to choose from. All of the tapes are generally in good condition and we play them on our Studer A80 π inch tape machine, after careful calibration of its replay characteristics.

In order to have the best digital remastering tools at our disposal for the remastering, we transfer from analogue to the digital domain at 96 KHz and 24-bit resolution using a Prism ADA-8 converter and capture the audio to our SADiE Digital Audio Workstation.

Simon Gibson, January 2012