Eduard Melkus H.I.F. Biber - Sonatas Of The Rosary 180g Import 2LP
Eduard Melkus H.I.F. Biber - Sonatas Of The Rosary 180g Import 2LP

Eduard Melkus H.I.F. Biber - Sonatas Of The Rosary 180g Import 2LP

Eduard Melkus

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SKU:
ANALPI43166
UPC:
8808678161663

TAS Super LP List! Special Merit: Classical

180g Audiophile Virgin Vinyl Double LP!
Mastered From Original Analogue Masters Of Universal Music!
Audiophile Analog Mastering By Rainer Maillard at Emil Berliner Studios!
Pressed at Pallas!

Violinist Eduard Melkus performs Sonatas Of The Rosary, recorded March 17-23 1967, accompanied by Hans-Jurg Lange (bassoon), Gerald Sonneck (cello, viola da gamba), Huguette Dreyfus (harpsichord), Karl Scheit (lute), Lionel Rogg (organ) and Alfred Planyavsky (double bass).

"There is, as far as I know, nothing in the violin literature quite comparable to these incredibly imaginative, relentlessly intense pictorial essays by Heinrich Franz Biber (1666-1704), that still only half-known Salzburg Kapellmeister who plunged with an almost Joycean intellect into the task of delineating the Mysteries of the Rosary in musical outline... Any way you look at it, these sonatas are an experience; one is apt to forget, over a long period of time, just how remarkable - even exhausting - they are. The Melkus performance, a bit more assertive and tending towards brisker tempos, also offers a strong temptation to the buyer. For the con-tinuo part it employs the six instruments listed above. in varying combinations, and in certain sonatas it seems to me that the handling of continuo is more successful - that is, more aggressively set forth - in the new set. Melkus is tremendously skilled and forthright, and his work is exciting. These qualities are evident too in his playing of the solo Passacaglia, a relatively simple example of the form which nonetheless manages to hold you fast. Sound is superb-spacious and clean." - High Fidelity

Features

  • 180g Audiophile Virgin Vinyl
  • Double LP
  • Mastered From Original Analogue Masters of Universal Music
  • Audiophile Analog Mastering By Rainer Maillard at Emil Berliner Studios
  • Pressed at Pallas Group GmbH in Germany
  • Analogphonic recording
  • Gatefold jacket
  • 6-panel insert

Musicians

Eduard Melkus violin
Hans-Jürg Lange bassoon
Gerald Sonneck cello, viola da gamba
Huguette Dreyfus harpsichord
Karl Scheit lute
Lionel Rogg organ
Alfred Planyavsky doublebass

Selections

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644-1704)
Sonatas Of The Rosary

Side 1:
  1. Sonate I
  2. Sonate II
  3. Sonate III
  4. Sonate IV
  5. Sonate V
Side 2:
  1. Sonate VI
  2. Sonate VII
  3. Sonate VIII
  4. Sonate IX
Side 3:
  1. Sonate X
  2. Sonate XI
  3. Sonate XII
  4. Sonate XIII
Side 4:
  1. Sonate XIV
  2. Sonate XV
  3. Passacaglia G-Moll für Violine Solo
Description

TAS Super LP List! Special Merit: Classical

180g Audiophile Virgin Vinyl Double LP!
Mastered From Original Analogue Masters Of Universal Music!
Audiophile Analog Mastering By Rainer Maillard at Emil Berliner Studios!
Pressed at Pallas!

Violinist Eduard Melkus performs Sonatas Of The Rosary, recorded March 17-23 1967, accompanied by Hans-Jurg Lange (bassoon), Gerald Sonneck (cello, viola da gamba), Huguette Dreyfus (harpsichord), Karl Scheit (lute), Lionel Rogg (organ) and Alfred Planyavsky (double bass).

"There is, as far as I know, nothing in the violin literature quite comparable to these incredibly imaginative, relentlessly intense pictorial essays by Heinrich Franz Biber (1666-1704), that still only half-known Salzburg Kapellmeister who plunged with an almost Joycean intellect into the task of delineating the Mysteries of the Rosary in musical outline... Any way you look at it, these sonatas are an experience; one is apt to forget, over a long period of time, just how remarkable - even exhausting - they are. The Melkus performance, a bit more assertive and tending towards brisker tempos, also offers a strong temptation to the buyer. For the con-tinuo part it employs the six instruments listed above. in varying combinations, and in certain sonatas it seems to me that the handling of continuo is more successful - that is, more aggressively set forth - in the new set. Melkus is tremendously skilled and forthright, and his work is exciting. These qualities are evident too in his playing of the solo Passacaglia, a relatively simple example of the form which nonetheless manages to hold you fast. Sound is superb-spacious and clean." - High Fidelity

Features

  • 180g Audiophile Virgin Vinyl
  • Double LP
  • Mastered From Original Analogue Masters of Universal Music
  • Audiophile Analog Mastering By Rainer Maillard at Emil Berliner Studios
  • Pressed at Pallas Group GmbH in Germany
  • Analogphonic recording
  • Gatefold jacket
  • 6-panel insert

Musicians

Eduard Melkus violin
Hans-Jürg Lange bassoon
Gerald Sonneck cello, viola da gamba
Huguette Dreyfus harpsichord
Karl Scheit lute
Lionel Rogg organ
Alfred Planyavsky doublebass

Selections

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644-1704)
Sonatas Of The Rosary

Side 1:
  1. Sonate I
  2. Sonate II
  3. Sonate III
  4. Sonate IV
  5. Sonate V
Side 2:
  1. Sonate VI
  2. Sonate VII
  3. Sonate VIII
  4. Sonate IX
Side 3:
  1. Sonate X
  2. Sonate XI
  3. Sonate XII
  4. Sonate XIII
Side 4:
  1. Sonate XIV
  2. Sonate XV
  3. Passacaglia G-Moll für Violine Solo
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Classical
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
25.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Eduard Melkus
Title
Sonatas Of The Rosary
Composer
H.I.F. Biber
Additional Artists
Hans-Jurg Lange, Gerald Sonneck, Huguette Dreyfus, Karl Scheit, Lionel Rogg
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
06-26-2020
Release Date
09-11-2020
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
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