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Super Artists On Super Audio Vol 4


Release Date: 03/20/2007 
Label:  Channel Classics   Catalog #: 4606   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenGioachino RossiniWolfgang Amadeus MozartGustav Mahler,   ... 
Performer:  Paolo GiacomettiRachel PodgerGary CooperYu Hong Mei
Conductor:  Candida ThompsonIván FischerPeter Dijkstra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amsterdam SinfoniettaBudapest Festival OrchestraFlorilegium Ensemble,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Multi 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A new sampler means looking back to those recordings that have appeared since our last compilation. Every track represents a brief 'sample', not only of the technical side of the SACD, but also of the artists' musical interpretation. Many music lovers like these samplers because the tracks can be completely different from one another in instruments and styles. Always a surprise! Channel Classics continues to be fully committed to the Super Audio CD format. We believe that offering the highest quality of sound recordings to the public is a logical answer to the changing circumstances in the recording industry. For whatever medium the public uses in the future, at least the original recording will be of the highest quality in stereo and Read more multichannel. Channel has been developing ties with China during the last two years by introducing SACD technology and recording in Beijing and Shanghai. We have created a sub-lable for these recordings called 'Channel of China'. By recording traditional instruments like the Erhu, the Pipa along with the China National Symphony Orchestra, we are indeed looking forward and backward by creating a new series of recordings with some of the most talented newcomers on the Chinese musical scene. Also available: CCSSASEL2603, Volume 1; CCSSASEL3404, Volume 2; and CCSSASEL3605, Volume 3. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quartet for Strings no 16 in F major, Op. 135: Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Candida Thompson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amsterdam Sinfonietta
Period: Classical 
Written: 1826; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Péchés de vieillesse, Volume 8 "Album de château": no 8, Semipastorale in A major by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Paolo Giacometti (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1868; Italy 
3.
Sonata for Violin and Piano in D major, K 7: Allegro molto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Rachel Podger (Violin), Gary Cooper (Fortepiano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1764; Paris, France 
4.
Symphony no 6 in A minor "Tragic": Excerpt(s) by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Iván Fischer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904/1906; Austria 
5.
Quartets (6) for Flute, Violin, Viola da Gamba and Basso Continuo, Bk 1 "Paris Quartets": Excerpt(s) by Georg Philipp Telemann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florilegium Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1730; Hamburg, Germany 
6.
Groovy Kind of Love by Toni Wine
Conductor:  Peter Dijkstra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Gents
Period: 20th Century 
7.
Idyllic Tune by Liu Tian Hua
Performer:  Yu Hong Mei (Erhu)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928 

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