Sibelius & Bruch Violin Concertos Hybrid Stereo Japanese Import SACD
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Featuring ESOTERIC’s Proprietary
Re-Mastering Process to Achieve the Highest Level of Sound Quality!
Japanese Pressing, Deluxe Digi-pak Packaging, THE definitive Classical
Performance on SACD!
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Violinist Kyung-Wha Chung performs violin concertos by Jean Sibelius, Max
Bruch, Maurice Ravel, and Camille Saint-Saens. Andre Previn conducts the London
Symphony Orchestra in the Sibelius concertos, Rudolf Kempe conducts the Royal
Philharmonic Orchestra in the Bruch concertos, and Charles Dutoit conducts the
Royal Philharmonic for Ravel and Saint-Saens.
The reissue of classical music masterpieces by ESOTERIC has attracted a lot of
attention, both for its uncompromising commitment to recreating the original
master sound, and for using hybrid Super Audio CD (SACD) technology to improve
sound quality. This series marks the first hybrid SACD release of historical
recording selections that have been mainstays of the catalog since their initial
Experience the legendary performance in this new Super Audio CD/CD format. Not
only for new followers, but also for well experienced followers of these
recorded materials. All will be equally impressed by the “soul” hidden within
the notes, but never before found in previously released recordings in any
The criterion of re-mastering is to faithfully capture the quality of the
original master. ESOTERIC’s flag ship D/A converters, model D-01VU, Rubidium
master clock generator model G-0Rb and ESOTERIC MEXCEL interconnect cables and
power cords, were all used for this re-mastering session. This combination of
highly advanced technology greatly contributed to capturing the high quality
sound of the original master.
Producer: Motoaki Ohmachi (ESOTERIC COMPANY)
Mastering Engineering: Kazuie Sugimoto (JVC Mastering Center Daikanyama Studio)
Esoteric Equipment list for this re-mastering:
• D-01VU (D/A Converters)
• G-0Rb (Rubidium Master Clock Generator)
• ESOTERIC Mexcel Cables (BNC, XLR, AC cable)
• Super Audio CD
• SACD Stereo SACD Layer
• This Hybrid SACD contains a 'Red Book' Stereo CD Layer which is playable on
most conventional CD Players!
• Made in Japan
• Deluxe, Full-Color High-Quality Digi-pak Gatefold Packaging
• This SACD does not include Tchaikovsky's tracks
Kyung-Wha Chung, violin
Andre Previn, London Symphony Orchestra (1-3)
Rudolf Kempe, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (4-6)
Charles Dutoit, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (7-8)
Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
1. I. Allegro moderato
2. II. Adagio di molto
3. III. Allegro, ma non tanto
Max Bruch (1838-1920)
Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26
4. I. Introduction (Allegro moderato)
5. II. Adagio
6. III. Finale (Allegro energico)
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)
8. Introduction et Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28
*This SACD does not include Tchaikovsky's tracks.
Recorded June 1-3, 1970 (Sibelius), May 15 & 20, 1972 (Bruch), April 29, 1977
(Ravel, Saint-Saens); Kingsway Hall, London