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Amazing music instrumentment texture, imaging and sound stage! Though the music itself just sort of stage music. It is worthwhile just for the amazing sound recorded. Very pleasing experience.
Eine exzellente Aufnahme-tonale Bühne,Räumlichkeit und musikalische Darbietung vom Feinsten! Unbedingt zu empfehlen !!
Not musical really, sort of music for stage but what a recording & transfer...definitely will show your systems strengths & weakness
The immediacy of the recording wonderfully complements the vigor and precision of the ensemble work.
Whilst still a student, I played the composer's own arrangement for piano trio (piano, clarinet and violin) of the Soldier's Tale, so have long enjoyed a love-affair with this music. I recently read an interview about Bob Witrak on the internet, with the interviewer more than once referring to this recording in the most exceptional terms. Needless to say, my interest was piqued, especially as I already had a couple of download versions I didn't like that much. The interviewer was totally correct in his consternation of this recording/remastering! The sound-stage is truly quite astonishing, while the clarity and proportional distancing of the various instruments is such that you feel you could almost reach out and touch them, akin to a live concert setting. Believe me, a GENUINE must for your library!!
Title: Stravinsky L'histoire Du Soldat
Artist(s): Stravinsky: Conducted by Robert Mandell - Ars Nova
Violin – Herbert Sorkin
Trumpet – David Jandorf
Bass – Reuben Jamitz
Bassoon – Cyrus Segal
Clarinet – Stanley Drucker
Percussion – Morris Lang
Trombone – James Thompson
Source used for Transfer: Stravinsky: Westminster Sonotape 2-Track
Recording Info: Recorded in Carnegie Recital Hall on May 25, 1956
Produced by James Grayson Engineering: H. Zeithammer/ P. Curiel
I. Marche du soldat (Soldier's March) 1:47
II. Music from Scene 1 2:40
III. Music from Scene 2, "Pastorale" 4:02
IV. Marche royale (Royal March), "Pasadoble" 3:59
V. The Little Concert 2:56
VI. 3 Danses (3 Dances) 6:30
VII. Danse du diable (Devil's Dance) 2:19
VIII. Grand Choral (Great Chorale) 3:26
IX. Marche triomphale du diable (The Devil's Triumphant March) 2:09
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