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

Release Date: 8/27/2013
Label: MD&G
Catalog Number: 9061757-7
Number of Discs: 2

Physical Format:

Blu-ray
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$34.99
Notes and Editorial Reviews
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 living room and with a breathtaking you - are - there feeling never experienced before.
Works on This Recording
1. Symphony in D minor "Nullte", WAB 100: Scherzo. Presto by Anton Bruckner
Conductor: Stefan Blunier
Period: Romantic
Written: circa 1863 ;
2. 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
3. Brass Sextet, Op. 30: Scherzo. Allegro vivace by Oskar Böhme
Orchestra/Ensemble: Ensemble Wolfgang Bauer
Written: 1906 ;
4. Chansons (7): no 6, Marie by Francis Poulenc
Conductor: Jörg Straube
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1936 ; France
5. Serenata, Op. 127: Rondo - Allegro by Mauro Giuliani
Period: Classical
6. Divertimento for Oboe Solo and Orchestra: Bergamasca. Presto by Antal Doráti
Performer: Yeon-Hee Kwak (Oboe)
Conductor: Johannes Goritzki
Period: Contemporary
7. Symphony No. 4, Op. 120: Scherzo - Trio - Scherzo by Robert Schumann
Period: Romantic
Written: 1841 ; Germany
8. Sonata Op. 1 No. 2, HWV 369: Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Heiko Ter Schegget (Recorder), Zvi Meniker (Harpsichord)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1725-1726 ;
9. Totentanz, S 126 by Franz Liszt
Performer: Claudius [Piano] Tanski (Piano)
Conductor: Stefan Blunier
Period: Romantic
Written: 1849/1859 ; Weimar, Germany
10. Missa "Mon coeur se recommende à vous": Sanctus, Hosanna by Johannes Eccard
Conductor: Maria Jurgensen
11. El Diablo Suelto by Heráclio Fernandez
Performer: Anette Maiburg (Flute), Jesús González Brito (Cuatro), Nirse González (Guitar)
12. Notturno for Harp, Violin and String Orchestra by Arnold Schoenberg
Conductor: Stefan Blunier
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1896 ;
13. 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
14. Jesu, wollst uns weisen, WV 78 by Heinrich Scheidemann
Performer: Leo van Doeselaar (Organ)
Period: Baroque
15. Quartet, Op. 47: Scherzo. Molto vivace by Robert Schumann
Orchestra/Ensemble: Mozart Piano Quartet
Period: Romantic
Written: 1842 ; Germany
16. Concerto for Flugelhorn in E flat major, Op. 155: Excerpt(s) by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer: Roland Fröscher (Euphonium)
Conductor: Matthias Foremny
Written: 1872 ;
17. Rosamunde: Jägerchor. Wie lebt sich's so fröhlich by Franz Schubert
Conductor: Douglas Boyd
Period: Romantic
Written: 1823 ; Germany
18. Distribuiçao de flores, W 381 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1937 ; Brazil
19. Jazz-Suite No. 2: Marcia by Dmitri Shostakovich
Period: Modern
Written: 1938 ;
20. Sonata No. 1, Op. 11: Aria in F sharp minor by Robert Schumann
Performer: Jin [Piano] Ju (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1833-1835 ;
21. Douze Etudes: No. 1. Prélude. Animé by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer: Frank Bungarten (Guitar)
Period: Modern
Written: 1929 ; Brazil
22. Three Organ Transcriptions, P. 167: Meine Seele erhebt den Herren by Ottorino Respighi
Conductor: Stefan Blunier
Period: Post-Romantic
Written: 1930 ;
23. Suite Yiddish: Jossele un Jankele af der Britshke by Norbert Glanzberg
Conductor: Daniel Klajner
Period: Contemporary
24. Test Signals: Digital 0 by Recorded Sound
25. Test Signals: Channel Identification by Recorded Sound
26. Test Signals: Level Adjustment. Pink Noise -10 dB = L by Recorded Sound
27. Test Signals: Level Adjustment. Pink Noise -10 dB = R by Recorded Sound
28. Test Signals: Level Adjustment. Pink Noise -10 dB = SL by Recorded Sound
29. Test Signals: Level Adjustment. Pink Noise -10 dB = SR by Recorded Sound
30. Test Signals: Level Adjustment. Pink Noise -10 dB = TL by Recorded Sound
31. Test Signals: Level Adjustment. Pink Noise -10 dB = TR by Recorded Sound
32. Test Signals: Level Adjustment. Pink Noise -10 dB = STL/SBL by Recorded Sound
33. Test Signals: Level Adjustment. Pink Noise -10 dB = STR/SBR by Recorded Sound
34. Test Signals: All Channels Pink Noise -10 dB by Recorded Sound
35. Test Signals: Phase Test (Pink Noise). Phase Test L/R (Front) by Recorded Sound
36. Test Signals: Phase Test (Pink Noise). Phase Test R/SR (Side Right) by Recorded Sound
37. Test Signals: Phase Test (Pink Noise). Phase Test SL/SR (Rear) by Recorded Sound
38. Test Signals: Phase Test (Pink Noise). Phase Test L/SL (Side Left) by Recorded Sound
39. Test Signals: Phase Test (Pink Noise). Phase Test L/C or L/TL by Recorded Sound
40. Test Signals: Phase Test (Pink Noise). Phase Test TL/TR (Top Front) by Recorded Sound
41. Test Signals: Phase Test (Pink Noise). Phase Test TR/STR (Top Side Right) by Recorded Sound
42. Test Signals: Phase Test (Pink Noise). Phase Test STL/STR (Top Rear) by Recorded Sound
43. Test Signals: Phase Test (Pink Noise). Phase Test STL/TL (Top Side Left) by Recorded Sound
44. Test Signals: Phase Test (Music). Mono L/R by Recorded Sound
45. Test Signals: Phase Test (Music). Mono R/SR by Recorded Sound
46. Test Signals: Phase Test (Music). Mono SL/SR by Recorded Sound
47. Test Signals: Phase Test (Music). Mono L/SL by Recorded Sound
48. Test Signals: Phase Test (Music). Mono TL/TR by Recorded Sound
49. Test Signals: Phase Test (Music). Mono TR/STR by Recorded Sound
50. Test Signals: Phase Test (Music). Mono STL/STR by Recorded Sound
51. Test Signals: Phase Test (Music). Mono STL/TL by Recorded Sound
52. Test Signals: Phase Test (Music). Mono L/R/TL/TR by Recorded Sound
53. Test Signals: Phase Test (Music). Mono L/R/SL/SR = Quadro by Recorded Sound
54. Test Signals: Phase Test (Music). Mono TL/TR/STL/STR = Quadro oben by Recorded Sound
55. Test Signals: Phase Test (Music). Mono All Channels by Recorded Sound
56. Test Signals: Setting the subwoofer. SW 1/3 Octave Band 50 Hz by Recorded Sound
57. Test Signals: Setting the subwoofer. SW 1/3 Octave Band 63 Hz by Recorded Sound
58. Test Signals: Setting the subwoofer. SW 1/3 Octave Band 80 Hz by Recorded Sound
59. Test Signals: Setting the subwoofer. SW 1/3 Octave Band 100 Hz by Recorded Sound
60. Test Signals: Setting the subwoofer. L 1/3 Octave Band 80 Hz by Recorded Sound
61. Test Signals: Setting the subwoofer. L 1/3 Octave Band 100 Hz by Recorded Sound
62. Test Signals: Setting the subwoofer. L 1/3 Octave Band 125 Hz by Recorded Sound
63. Orgelbüchlein: Ich ruf'zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Yumi Sekiya (Piano), Hariolf Schlichtig (Viola)
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1713-1717 ; Weimar, Germany
64. Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata": 3rd movement, Allegro ma non troppo-Presto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Jin [Piano] Ju (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1804-1805 ; Vienna, Austria
65. Concerto for Piano no 16 in D major, K 451: 3rd movement, Rondo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Christian Zacharias (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1784 ; Vienna, Austria
66. O Jesulein süss by Max Reger
Conductor: Jörg Straube
Period: Romantic
Written: by 1899 ; Germany
67. Keyboard Sonata in D minor (Allegro), R. 104 by Antonio [Composer] Soler
Performer: Godelieve Schrama (Harp )
Period: Classical
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