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Diabolo: 28 Classical Audiophile Examples + Test Signals [1 Blu-ray Audio & 1 SACD]

Diabolo: 28 Classical Audiophile Examples & Test
Release Date: 08/27/2013 
Label:  Md&g (Dabringhaus & Grimm)   Catalog #: 9061757   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Anton BrucknerFrédéric ChopinOskar BöhmeFrancis Poulenc,   ... 
Performer:  Elisabeth LeonskajaYeon-Hee KwakZvi MenikerHeiko Ter Schegget,   ... 
Conductor:  Stefan BlunierJörg StraubeJohannes GoritzkiChristian Zacharias,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Wolfgang BauerMozart Piano Quartet
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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This set contains 1 blu-ray audio disc playable only on blu-ray players and 1 Hybrid SACD playable on all CD players.

DIABOLO presents music at its finest, as one has come to expect from MDG, with a unique cast featuring the crème de la crème of the classical world: Elisabeth Leonskaja, Christian Zacharias, Hariolf Schlichtig, the Beethoven Orchestra of Bonn, the Mozart Piano Quartet, Jin Ju, Frank Bungarten, the Norddeutscher Figuralchor, and many others promise you a top—class musical fireworks. Seventy-eight minutes of performance joy from Bruckner to Beethoven, from Chopin to Shostakovich, and from Scheidemann to Schönberg recreate MDG’s legendary recording venues in all their facets right in your own
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Works on This Recording

Symphony in D minor "Nullte", WAB 100: Scherzo. Presto by Anton Bruckner
Conductor:  Stefan Blunier
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1863 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, Op. 15: no 2 in F sharp major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Elisabeth Leonskaja (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Brass Sextet, Op. 30: Scherzo. Allegro vivace by Oskar Böhme
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Wolfgang Bauer
Written: 1906 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Chansons (7): no 6, Marie by Francis Poulenc
Conductor:  Jörg Straube
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Serenata, Op. 127: Rondo - Allegro by Mauro Giuliani
Period: Classical 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Divertimento for Oboe Solo and Orchestra: Bergamasca. Presto by Antal Doráti
Performer:  Yeon-Hee Kwak (Oboe)
Conductor:  Johannes Goritzki
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Symphony No. 4, Op. 120: Scherzo - Trio - Scherzo by Robert Schumann
Conductor:  Christian Zacharias
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Sonata Op. 1 No. 2, HWV 369: Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Zvi Meniker (Harpsichord), Heiko Ter Schegget (Recorder)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725-1726 
Length: 1 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Totentanz, S 126 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Claudius Tanski (Piano)
Conductor:  Stefan Blunier
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849/1859; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Missa "Mon coeur se recommende à vous": Sanctus, Hosanna by Johannes Eccard
Conductor:  Maria Jurgensen
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
El Diablo Suelto by Heráclio Fernandez
Performer:  Nirse González (Guitar), Jesús González Brito (Cuatro), Anette Maiburg (Flute)
Written: Venezuela 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notturno for Harp, Violin and String Orchestra by Arnold Schoenberg
Conductor:  Stefan Blunier
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1896 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 4 in C sharp minor, B 74 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Hardy Rittner (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Poland 
Length: 1 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Jesu, wollst uns weisen, WV 78 by Heinrich Scheidemann
Performer:  Leo van Doeselaar (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Venue:  Pieterskerk Leiden, The Netherlands 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Quartet, Op. 47: Scherzo. Molto vivace by Robert Schumann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mozart Piano Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Concerto for Flugelhorn in E flat major, Op. 155: Excerpt(s) by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Roland Fröscher (Euphonium)
Conductor:  Matthias Foremny
Written: 1872 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Rosamunde: Jägerchor. Wie lebt sich's so fröhlich by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Douglas Boyd
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Distribuiçao de flores, W 381 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Frank Bungarten (Guitar), Andrea Lieberknecht ()
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; Brazil 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Jazz-Suite No. 2: Marcia by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Milan Turkovic
Period: Modern 
Written: 1938 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Sonata No. 1, Op. 11: Aria in F sharp minor by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Jin Ju (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833-1835 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Douze Etudes: No. 1. Prélude. Animé by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Frank Bungarten (Guitar)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1929; Brazil 
Length: 1 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Three Organ Transcriptions, P. 167: Meine Seele erhebt den Herren by Ottorino Respighi
Conductor:  Stefan Blunier
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1930 
Length: 1 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Suite Yiddish: Jossele un Jankele af der Britshke by Norbert Glanzberg
Conductor:  Daniel Klajner
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Test Signals: Digital 0 by Recorded Sound
Orgelbüchlein: Ich ruf'zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Hariolf Schlichtig (Viola), Yumi Sekiya (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1713-1717; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata": 3rd movement, Allegro ma non troppo-Presto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jin Ju (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804-1805; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Concerto for Piano no 16 in D major, K 451: 3rd movement, Rondo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Christian Zacharias (Piano)
Conductor:  Christian Zacharias
Period: Classical 
Written: 1784; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 49 Secs. 
O Jesulein süss by Max Reger
Conductor:  Jörg Straube
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1899; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Keyboard Sonata in D minor (Allegro), R. 104 by Antonio Soler
Performer:  Godelieve Schrama (Harp)
Period: Classical 
Written: Spain 
Length: 1 Minutes 4 Secs. 

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