Giacomo Puccini's Turandot sung in Italian by leads Katia Ricciarelli, Placido Domingo, Barbara Hendricks and Ruggero Raimondi, accompanied by the Vienna Philharmonic conducted by Herbert von Karajan, the Chorus Of The Vienna State Opera led by Chorus Master Roberto Benaglio, and the Vienna Boys' Choir. Recorded May 11-18, Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Vienna.
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
- Double Disc 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
- Sung in Italian
|Piero De Palma||tenor|
|Herbert von Karajan||conductor|
|Robert Benaglio||chorus master|