Brahms: Double Concerto - Violin Concerto (2011 - Remaster)

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Brahms: Double Concerto - Violin Concerto (2011 - Remaster) 1:14:11 $17.98
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1 Violin Concerto in D, Op.77: I. Allegro non troppo (cadenza: J. Joachim) 22:23 96/24 Album only
2 Violin Concerto in D, Op.77: II. Adagio 9:33 96/24 Album only
3 Violin Concerto in D, Op.77: III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace 8:33 96/24 Album only
4 Double Concerto for Violin & Cello in A Minor, Op.102: I. Allegro 16:55 96/24 Album only
5 Double Concerto for Violin & Cello in A Minor, Op.102: II. Andante 7:54 96/24 Album only
6 Double Concerto for Violin & Cello in A Minor, Op.102: III. Vivace non troppo 8:53 96/24 Album only

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© 2012 EMI Records Ltd
℗ 1970 The copyright in this sound recording is owned by EMI Records Ltd. Digital remastering ℗ 2011 by EMI Records Ltd.


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Soloist: David Oistrakh, Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra: The Cleveland Orchestra
Conductor: George Szell

Brahms: Double Concerto - Violin Concerto is the stunning encounter that features prominent violinist David Oistrakh, cellist Mstislav Rostropovich, conductor George Szell and the renowned Cleveland Orchestra. The performers craft a compassionate reading that radiates with integrity and commitment. The sonics are well-balanced 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