Khachaturian Concerto For Piano And Orchestra 24/96 DVD & 24/192 DVD-A & CD
High Quality 24/96 DVD & 24/192 DVD-A Hybrid Digital Audio Disc (HDAD) - Audio-ONLY DVD!
A Hugo Rignold / LSO performance of this brilliant showpiece for orchestra
with Piano accompaniment performed superlatively by Peter Katin. The recording,
another of the great Bert Whyte efforts, was staged in 1959 at Londonís famous
Walthamstow Hall, the site of many famous Decca recordings.
The HDAD PLUS which is a TWO disc set consisting of a two sided DVD-10 disc
containing DVD Audio and DVD Video formats PLUS a bonus CD from a separate 16
bit / 44.1 kHz two channel capture done simultaneously for the CD format to
avoid non-integer down sampling and hence provide for maximum quality for the CD
all transferred DIRECTLY FROM THE 35mm MAGNETIC FILM using a vintage Westrex
1551 tape machine, with specially built playback electronics that are vastly
superior to any others used on these machines to playback the original 35mm
tapes. The Len Horowitz / History of Recorded Sound specially modified 1551,
fitted with brand new playback heads matched to the revolutionary playback
electronics was stationed at Bernie Grundman Mastering in Hollywood. With Len
Horowitz running the playback machine and Bernie Grundman mastering from the
three track 35mm tapes, Classic Records has been able to capture the legendary
sound and performances DIRECTLY FROM THE 35mm MAGNETIC FILM through an "ALL
TUBE" tape playback system and at 24 bit resolution and 192 kHz sampling rate
for use in both the two and three channel presentations included on both the DVD
Audio and DVD Video sides of the two sided DVD-10. The level of detail and
dynamics on these discs are outstanding and offer a new level of reality in the
What is a 24/96 DVD & 24/192 DVD-A? It is a High Quality 24/96 DVD & 24/192 DVD-A Hybrid Digital Audio Disc (HDAD) (Audio-ONLY DVD!) which features both 24-bit/96kHz and 24-bit/192kHz digital sampling rates. This disc is a two sided DVD based disc. One side of the disc is DVD video formatted and contains 24/96 PCM data playable on all DVD video players. The other side contains 24/192 PCM data and is playable on DVD audio players.
Peter Katin, piano
London Symphony Orchestra
Hugo Rignold, conductor
* Disc packaging is errant in listing The Houston Symphony Orchestra performing as well. The LSO is the only performing Orchestra.
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra