Dvořák: Symphonies 1-9 - Kertész
Decca Classics 4830749
Classical - Orchestral
Dvořák: Complete Symphonies, Tone Poems, Overtures, Requiem
Pilar Lorengar (soprano), Erzsébet Komlóssy (mezzo), Robert Ilosfalvy (tenor), Tom Krause (bass)
London Symphony Orchestra
István Kertész (conductor)
Kertesz recordings with the London Symphony Orchestra of the Dvorak symphonies are widely regarded as the definitive interpretation of the Dvorak cycle and their recording of the Requiem in 1968 is held in the same regard.
50 years since the completion of the symphonies, Decca are celebrating these unrivaled recordings and have returned to the original tapes to make this definitive transfer and present this audiophile edition on two formats: 9 traditional CDs and 1 single High Fidelity Pure Audio Blu-ray disc, enabling true 24-bit playback of the entire audio contents on a single disc at the highest-possible audio quality.
One hardback book presenting 9 CDs in the original iconic Brueghel covers. A second hardback book, with artist photos, an introduction by musicologist Andrew Stewart, repertoire notes by Jan Smaczny and recollections of the recording sessions by producer Ray Minshall, all in English, French and German, coupled with the Blu-ray disc. Both hardback books are presented in a slipcase with the original Brueghel cover art.
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