Herbert von Karajan conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker for this recording of Mozart's Don Giovanni across three SACDs.
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 release.
Experience the legendary performance in this 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.
Technical: 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 Grandioso G1 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.
- 3Disc Set
- 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
- Made in Japan
- Deluxe, Full-Color High-Quality Digi-pak Gatefold Packaging
|Herbert von Karajan||conductor|
|Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin|
|Walter Hagen-Groll||chorus master|
|Samuel Ramey||Don Giovanni (baritone)|
|Anna Tomowa-Sintow||Donna Anna (soprano)|
|Agnes Baltsa||Donna Elvira (mezzo-soprano)|
|Kathleen Battle||Zerlina (soprano)|
|Gosta Winbergh||Don Ottavio (tenor)|
|Ferruccio Furlanetto||Leporello (bass)|
|Alexander Malta||Masetto (bass)|
|Paata Burchuladze||Il Commendatore (bass)|
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Recorded: 21-28 January 1985, Philharmonie, Berlin