Genre: Classical
Label: Esoteric
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Additional Artists: Giuseppe Sinopoli


Giuseppe Sinopoli Giuseppe Verdi Overtures Hybrid Stereo Japanese Import SACD

Wiener Philharmoniker

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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 Digipak Packaging, THE definitive Classical Performance on SACD!

Italian conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli leads the Vienna Philharmonic in a collection of Verdi's Overtures, recorded in Vienna, December 1983.

Classical masterpiece collection
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 technology to improve sound quality. This series marks the first hybrid Super Audio CD release of historical recording selections that have been mainstays 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.

Experience by yourself...
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 format.

New Mastering Environment
The DSD mastering has been processed at the newly introduced the "ESOTERIC MASTERING CENTER", where deploys the latest X-series models from the flagship Grandioso as the core, including the Grandioso D1X, Grandioso C1X, and Grandioso G1X, in addition to the Grandioso S1, a pair of G-02X, MEXCEL cables, the MERGING PYRAMIX by ESOTERIC Original Tuned as DAW (Digital Audio Workstation)/Audio Interface coordinated by Mr. Tetsuya Kato, and re-mastered by Mr. Masaya Tohno under the supervision by Mr. Motoaki Ohmachi.

Producer: Motoaki Ohmachi (ESOTERIC COMPANY)
Mastering Engineer: Masaya Tohno (ESOTERIC COMPANY)
Technical Manager: Tetsuya Kato (ESOTERIC COMPANY)

Sinopoli adds important preludes to the basic four rather than more overtures, and with the two La traviata preludes and those for Aida and Un ballo that for many will be more attractive, the first three tending to bring out Sinopoli's preference for slow, intense Andantes (or Adagios) with steady beat but moulded phrasing. The unexpected item is the prelude to Attila, its big melody here made succulent by the glorious Vienna strings, superbly caught by the engineers.
-Edward Greenfield, Gramophone


  • 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 with OBI Strip
  • Made in Japan


Wiener Philharmoniker
Giuseppe Sinopoli conductor


Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

  1. La forza del destino: Sinfonia
  2. Aida: Preludio
  3. Attila: Preludio
  4. Luisa Miller: Sinfonia
  5. La traviata: Preludio (Atto I)
  6. La traviata: Preludio (Atto III)
  7. Un ballo in maschera: Preludio
  8. Nabucco: Sinfonia
  9. I vespri siciliani: Sinfonia

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