Ernest Ansermet Borodin Symphony No. 2 Hybrid Stereo Japanese Import SACD

Ernest Ansermet

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Limited Edition Hybrid SACD!
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!

The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, conducted by Ernest Ansermet, performs Alexander Borodin's Symphony No. 2, recorded February 1961 [Steppes] and October 1954 [Symphony]. Also included are performances of Mikhail Glinka's Valse-Fantasie, recorded May 1964, and Alexander Glazunov's The Seasons, Op. 67, recorded May 1966. Each performance was recorded at Victoria Hall in Geneva, Switzerland.

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 main stays of the catalog since their initial release. These new audio versions feature ESOTERIC's proprietary re-mastering process to achieve the highest level of sound quality.

SACD Producer: Motoaki Ohmachi (ESOTERIC COMPANY)
SACD Re-mastering Engineer: Masaya Higashino (JVC Mastering Center Daikanyama Studio)
SACD Authoring: Atsuo Fujita (Ef Limited)


  • Limited Edition - One Time Pressing
  • 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!
  • DSD Mastering
  • Deluxe digipack packaging
  • Made in Japan


L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Ernest Ansermet conductor


Alexander Borodin (1833-1887)

  1. In The Steppes Of Central Asia
Symphony No. 2 in B minor
  1. I. Allegro moderato
  2. II. Scherzo. Molto vivo
  3. III. Andante
  4. IV. Finale. Allegro

Mikhail Glinka (1804-1857)

  1. Valse Fantasie

Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936)

The Seasons, Op. 67
  1. Winter
  2. Spring
  3. Summer
  4. Autumn

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