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Carlos Kleiber, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Schubert Symphony No.8 “Unfinished” & No.3
Distributed exclusively by ESOTERIC COMPANY

Discontinued (June, 2011)

■ Product ID: ESSG-90045
■ Format: SA-CD/CD Hybrid
■ Label: Deutsche Grammophon
■ DSD mastering / SA-CD layer: Stereo / CD layer: ADD
■ Deluxe Digipak packaging

DG masterpiece collection

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 two selections from Deutsche Grammophon that have been mainstays of the catalog since their initial release on LP, until the present digital age of CD. These new audio versions feature DSD mastering of the original recordings.

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.

Title and track list
Franz Schubert (1797 1828)
Symphony No.8 in B Minor, D759 “Unfinished”
1. I. Allegro Moderato
2. II. Andante con moto
Symphony No.3 in D Major, D200
3. I. Adagio maestosoAllegro con brio
4. II. Allegretto
5. III. Menuetto. Vivace
6. IV. Presto vivace
Performance
Wien. Musikverein. Grrosser Saal. 9/1978
Executive Producer: Dr. Hans Hirsch
Recording Producer: Hans Weber
Balance Engineer: Klaus Scheibe
Recording Engineer: Volker Martin
Cover Illustration: Franz Schubert Painting by Gustav Klimt
Ektachrome: Verlag Galerie Welz Salzburg
Recording
Recorded: 22 September & 1, 15-19 October 1974, Berlin
Producer: Michel Glotz
Balance Engineer: Wolfgang Gulich
Re-mastering
Producer: Motoaki Ohmachi (ESOTERIC COMPANY)
Mastering Engineer: Kazuie Sugimoto (JVC Mastering Center)