Rarely has the music of Richard Strauss been brought to life with the sheer beauty and muscular intensity Fritz Reiner and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra give it in their sublime recordings of Don Quixote and Don Juan.
Newly remastered RCA Living Stereo album in Hybrid Super Audio CD format! This Living Stereo recording is part of a series of legendary recordings made in the 50s & 1960s by RCA to showcase the fidelity and 3D sonics possible with the then-new Stereophonic sound format.
The RCA Living Stereo SACD remastering project is being handled by John Newton, Philip Nedel and Mark Donahue at Soundmirror Corporation in Boston. For the new Super Audio CDs, Soundmirror obtained the original analog master tapes for each album.
These SACDs were an original three-track stereo recordings; in SACD surround mode, the music will be heard only form the front left, center and right channels.
Super Audio CD
SACD 3.0 Multi-Channel SACD Layer
SACD Stereo SACD Layer
This Hybrid SACD contains a 'Red Book' Stereo CD Layer which is playable on most conventional CD Players!
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Antonio Janigro, cello (1-14)
Milton Preves (1-14)
Fritz Reiner, conductor
John Weicher (1-14)
1-14. Don Quixote, Op. 35
15. Don Juan, Op. 20