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Klemperer, Philharmonia Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Fritz Wunderlich, Christa Ludwig / Mahler Das Lied Von Der Erde
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Discontinued (January, 2011)

■ Product ID: ESSE-90043
■ Format: SA-CD/CD Hybrid
■ Label: EMI Classics
■ DSD mastering / SA-CD layer: Stereo / CD layer: ADD
■ Deluxe Digipak packaging

EMI Classic masterpiece

The reissue of classical music masterpieces by ESOTERIC has attracted a lot of attention, both for its uncompromising commitment to recreating the original master sound, and for using hybrid Super Audio CD (SACD) technology to improve sound quality. This series marks the first hybrid SACD release of EMI classics title that has been mainstays of the catalog since its initial release on LP, until the present digital age of CD. This new audio version feature newly remastered DSD master.

ESOTERIC equipment used for re-mastering

The criterion of re-mastering is to faithfully capture the quality of the original master tapes. ESOTERIC痴 flag ship D/A converters, model D-01VU, Rubidium master clock generator model G-0Rb and ESOTERIC MEXCEL interconnect cables and power cords, were all used for this re-mastering session. This combination of highly advanced technology greatly contributed to capturing the high quality sound of the original master tapes.

Experience by yourself

Experience the legendary performance in this new Super Audio CD/CD format. Not only for new followers, but also for well experienced followers of these recorded materials. All will be equally impressed by the 都oul hidden within the notes, but never before found in previously released recordings in any format.
Otto Klemperer / Christa Ludwig

Otto Klemperer / Christa Ludwig

Title and track list
Gustav Mahler (1860 - 1911)
Das Lied Von Der Erde
1. 1st Movement: Das Trinklied vom Jammer der Erde
2. 2nd Movement: Der Einsame im Herbst
3. 3rd Movement: Von der Jugend
4. 4th Movement: Von der Schönheit
5. 5th Movement: Von Trunkene im Frühling
6. 6th Movement: Der Abschied
Fritz Wunderlich / Christa Ludwig

Fritz Wunderlich / Christa Ludwig

Performance
Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor) on track 1, 3 and 5
Christa Ludwig (Mezzo-soprano) on track 2, 4 and 6
Philharmonia Orchestra
New Philharmonia Orchestra
Conducted by Otto Klemperer
Recording
Producer: Walter Legge & Peter Andry
Balance Engineer: Douglas Later & Robert Gooch
Recording: 19-22 February 1964, Kingsway Hall
& 7-8 November 1964, Abbey Road Studios, London
Re-mastering
Producer: Motoaki Ohmachi (ESOTERIC COMPANY)
Mastering Engineer: Kazuie Sugimoto (JVC Mastering Center)