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Maurizio Pollini Beethoven The Piano Concertos Hybrid Stereo Japanese Import 3SACD

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Limited Edition Hybrid Triple 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!

Claudio Abbado conducts Maurizio Pollini and the Berlin Philharmonic performing Beethoven's Piano Concertos.

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.

Re-mastering:
Producer: Motoaki Ohmachi (ESOTERIC COMPANY)
Mastering Engineer: Masaya Touno (ESOTERIC COMPANY)
Technical Manager: Tetsuya Kato (ESOTERIC COMPANY)

ESOTERIC equipment used for re-mastering
The criterion of re-mastering is to faithfully capture the quality of the original master. ESOTERIC's flag ship D/A converters, model Grandioso D1X, Master clock generator model Grandioso G1X 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.

Features

  • Limited Edition - One Time Pressing
  • Triple 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

Musicians

Maurizio Pollini piano
Berliner Philharmoniker
Claudio Abbado conductor

Selections

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Disc 1
Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15
  1. Allegro con brio - Cadenza: Ludwig van Beethoven (1809)
  2. Largo
  3. Rondo (Allegro scherzando)
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 19
  1. Allegro con brio - Cadenza: Ludwig van Beethoven (1809)
  2. Adagio
  3. Rondo (Molto allegro)
Disc 2
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
  1. Allegro con brio - Cadenza: Ludwig van Beethoven
  2. Largo
  3. Rondo (Allegro)
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
  1. Allegro moderato - Cadenza: Ludwig van Beethoven
  2. Andante con moto
  3. Rondo (Vivace) - Cadenza: Ludwig van Beethoven
Disc 3
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor"
  1. Allegro
  2. Adagio un poco moto
  3. Rondo (Allegro)

Recorded: December 1992 [Nos. 1-4], January 1993 [No. 5], Grosser Saal, Berlin Philharmonie

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