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Sviatoslav Richter, Piano Wiener Symphoniker Conducted by Herbert von Karajan Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted by Stanislaw Wislocki/ Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2
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■ Product ID: ESSG-90085
■ Format: SA-CD/CD Hybrid
■ Label: Deutsche Grammophon
■ DSD mastering / SA-CD layer: Stereo
■ Deluxe Digipak packaging

Classical 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 historical recording selections that have been mainstays of the catalog since their initial release.

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These new audio versions feature ESOTERIC痴 proprietary re-mastering process to achieve the highest level of sound quality.

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
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23
1: 1st Movement: Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso Allegro con spirito
2: 2nd Movement: Andantino semplice Prestissimo - Tempo
3: 3rd Movement: Allegro con fuoco
Serge Rachmaninov
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
4: 1st Movement: Moderato
5: 2nd Movement: Adagio sostenuto
6: 3rd Movement: Allegro scherzando
Performance
Sviatoslav Richter, Piano
[Tchaikovsky]
Wiener Symphoniker
Conducted by Herbert von Karajan
[Rachmaninov]
Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Stanislaw Wislocki
Recording
[Tchaikovsky]
Producer: Otto Ernst Wohlert
Balance Engineer: Gnter Hermanns
Editor: Rolf Peter Schroeder
Location: Musikvereinssaal, Vienna
Recording Date: 24 - 26 September 1962

[Rachmaninov]
Producer: Hans Weber
Balance Engineer: Heinz Wildhagen
Editor: Helmut Najda
Location: Philharmonic Hall, Warsaw
Recording Date: 26 April - 2 May 1959
Re-mastering
Producer: Motoaki Ohmachi (ESOTERIC COMPANY)
Mastering Engineer: Kazuie Sugimoto (Victor Creative Media Co., Ltd. Mastering Center)