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Vladimir Ashkenazy, André Previn - Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos, Rhapsody (2014) [Official Digital Download - 24bit/96kHz]

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Vladimir Ashkenazy, André Previn - Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos, Rhapsody (2014) [Official Digital Download - 24bit/96kHz]

Vladimir Ashkenazy, André Previn - Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos, Rhapsody (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Digital Booklet | 2.70 GB
Genre: Classical | Official Digital Download - Source: HDtracks

The Rachmaninov Piano Concertos performed by Vladimir Ashkenazy and the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by André Previn are among the most iconic recordings in the Decca Classics catalogue. For the first time in over 40 years, the recordings have been remastered in ultra-high quality 96kHz 24-bit audio at Abbey Road Studios.

A note on the remastering: To celebrate these iconic recordings, DECCA has gone back to the original tapes and used the latest techniques and extensive comparison with the first LP pressings, to make a definitive transfer. For the first time ever, all audio processing has been achieved in the 96kHz 24-bit domain.

Composer: Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor: André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra

Reviews: To celebrate these iconic recordings, DECCA has gone back to the original tapes and used the latest techniques and extensive comparison with the first LP pressings, to make a definitive transfer. For the first time ever, all audio processing has been achieved in the 96kHz 24-bit domain.

Rachmaninov’s works for piano and orchestra enjoy wide popularity with audiences and pianists. While the works are renowned for their often extreme technical demands, they are also famous for the deep poetic feeling and the typically Russian passion they evoke. These legendary interpretations bring authority and integrity to the music. “From Ashkenazy, every page declares Rachmaninov’s nationality, his indelibly Russian nature… Prévin works hand in glove with his soloist… the product of the greatest musical sympathy.” Gramophone


Tracklisting:

Piano Concerto No.1 in F sharp minor, op.1
1. 1. Vivace 13:28
2. 2. Andante 06:56
3. 3. Allegro vivace 07:56

Piano Concerto No.4 in G minor, Op.40
4. 1. Allegro vivace (Alla breve) 10:02
5. 2. Largo 06:54
6. 3. Allegro vivace 09:14

Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43
7. Introduction & Variation 1 00:30
8. Theme 00:19
9. Variation 2 00:18
10. Variation 3 00:25
11. Variation 4 00:28
12. Variation 5 00:27
13. Variation 6 00:52
14. Variation 7 01:14
15. Variation 8 00:30
16. Variation 9 00:30
17. Variation 10 00:51
18. Variation 11 01:34
19. Variation 12 01:32
20. Variation 13 00:29
21. Variation 14 00:42
22. Variation 15 01:08
23. Variation 16 01:42
24. Variation 17 01:56
25. Variation 18 03:07
26. Variation 19 00:31
27. Variation 20 00:34
28. Variation 21 00:24
29. Variation 22 01:38
30. Variation 23 00:46
31. Variation 24 01:08

Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18
32. 1. Moderato 11:11
33. 2. Adagio sostenuto 11:57
34. 3. Allegro scherzando 11:31

Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor, Op.30
35. 1. Allegro ma non tanto 18:52
36. 2. Intermezzo (Adagio) 12:06
37. 3. Finale (Alla breve) 14:56

foobar2000 1.0.1 / Dynamic Range Meter 1.1.1
log date: 2014-08-22 00:23:34

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Analyzed: Vladimir Ashkenazy, London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn / Rachmaninov: The Piano Concertos; Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini
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DR Peak RMS Duration Track
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DR14 -0.21 dB -19.54 dB 13:28 01-Piano Concerto No.1 in F sharp minor, Op.1 - 1. Vivace
DR13 -7.07 dB -25.67 dB 6:56 02-Piano Concerto No.1 in F sharp minor, Op.1 - 2. Andante
DR13 -0.32 dB -18.89 dB 7:56 03-Piano Concerto No.1 in F sharp minor, Op.1 - 3. Allegro vivace
DR12 -0.28 dB -17.43 dB 10:02 04-Piano Concerto No.4 in G minor, Op.40 - 1. Allegro vivace (Alla breve)
DR14 -0.60 dB -21.62 dB 6:54 05-Piano Concerto No.4 in G minor, Op.40 - 2. Largo
DR11 -0.16 dB -16.21 dB 9:14 06-Piano Concerto No.4 in G minor, Op.40 - 3. Allegro vivace
DR15 -0.35 dB -21.56 dB 0:30 07-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Introduction & Variation 1
DR12 -9.90 dB -27.49 dB 0:19 08-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Theme
DR11 -9.11 dB -24.21 dB 0:18 09-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 2
DR11 -10.84 dB -25.52 dB 0:25 10-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 3
DR12 -6.94 dB -21.97 dB 0:28 11-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 4
DR14 -3.17 dB -21.76 dB 0:27 12-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 5
DR12 -7.19 dB -23.67 dB 0:52 13-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 6
DR14 -6.53 dB -26.66 dB 1:14 14-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 7
DR12 -2.92 dB -17.50 dB 0:30 15-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 8
DR14 -1.50 dB -20.11 dB 0:30 16-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 9
DR12 -0.32 dB -19.17 dB 0:51 17-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 10
DR14 -6.70 dB -27.00 dB 1:34 18-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 11
DR12 -10.12 dB -27.89 dB 1:32 19-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 12
DR12 -1.12 dB -14.48 dB 0:29 20-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 13
DR11 -0.34 dB -14.59 dB 0:42 21-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 14
DR12 -6.21 dB -23.37 dB 1:08 22-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 15
DR12 -10.93 dB -28.28 dB 1:42 23-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 16
DR11 -6.39 dB -23.39 dB 1:56 24-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 17
DR13 -0.54 dB -21.81 dB 3:07 25-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 18
DR13 -8.20 dB -25.59 dB 0:31 26-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 19
DR13 -2.28 dB -20.04 dB 0:34 27-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 20
DR12 -5.09 dB -20.53 dB 0:24 28-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 21
DR13 -0.37 dB -17.27 dB 1:38 29-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 22
DR13 -0.23 dB -16.81 dB 0:46 30-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 23
DR12 -0.21 dB -16.61 dB 1:08 31-Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43 - Variation 24
DR12 -0.30 dB -17.64 dB 11:11 32-Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18 - 1. Moderato
DR14 -0.27 dB -21.18 dB 11:57 33-Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18 - 2. Adagio sostenuto
DR11 -0.19 dB -16.08 dB 11:31 34-Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18 - 3. Allegro scherzando
DR13 -0.93 dB -19.40 dB 18:52 35-Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor, Op.30 - 1. Allegro ma non tanto
DR14 -0.38 dB -20.11 dB 12:06 36-Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor, Op.30 - 2. Intermezzo (Adagio)
DR13 -0.28 dB -18.72 dB 14:56 37-Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor, Op.30 - 3. Finale (Alla breve)
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Number of tracks: 37
Official DR value: DR13

Samplerate: 96000 Hz
Channels: 2
Bits per sample: 24
Bitrate: 2463 kbps
Codec: FLAC
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