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VA - Decca Sound: Mono Years 1944-1956 (2015)  Music

Posted by delpotro at April 1, 2018
VA - Decca Sound: Mono Years 1944-1956 (2015)

VA - Decca Sound: Mono Years: 1944-1956 (2015)
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Classical | Label: Decca Classics

Today we take high fidelity sound quality for granted, but how did it start? When was the moment when compressed and scratchy sound gave way to natural, realistic sound that captured the whole picture of a performance?
Decca Sound ‘Mono Years’ seeks to answer that question and shows how, 70 years ago, amidst war-time privations, a small team at Decca made technological breakthroughs that brought hi-fi to the world. This latest cube explores Decca’s earliest high-fidelity history, and restores some restores critically acclaimed albums from ensembles such as the Trio di Trieste, Quintetto Chigiano and Griller Quartet which have not been available since their original LP release more than sixty years ago. An equally impressive array of soloists includes pianists Clifford Curzon, Julius Katchen, Friedrich Gulda and Moura Lypmany and violinists Ruggiero Ricci and Alfredo Campoli. Several generations of cellists are represented with recordings by Pierre Fournier, Maurice Gendron and Zara Nelsova.
Leopold Stokowski - Decca Recordings 1965-1972: Original Masters (2003) 5CD Box Set

Leopold Stokowski - Decca Recordings 1965-1972: Original Masters (2003) 5CD Box Set
with Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
New Philharmonia Orchestra; Hilversum Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
J.S. Bach, William Byrd, Jeremiah Clarke, Franz Schubert, Frédéric Chopin, Henri Duparc
P.I. Tchaikovsky, Sergei Rachmaninov, Alexander Scriabin, Igor Stravinsky, Edward Elgar
Cezar Franck, Hector Berlioz, Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy, Olivier Messiaen

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Genre: Classical | Label: Decca | # 475 145-2 | Time: 06:14:01

This fabulous five disc set is replete with some of those old Stokowski warhorses all recorded in absolutely mind boggling Phase 4 sound, overblown perhaps but astounding for its time. Decca's remastering is absolutely magnificent and the discs are jam packed with almost six hours of music. This is another fine memorial to a great conductor who remained astonishingly vital until the very end of his life.
Ernest Ansermet - Decca Recordings 1953-1967 (2006) {6CD Box Set Decca Original Masters Series 475 8140}

Ernest Ansermet - Decca Recordings 1953-1967 (2006) {6CD Box Set Decca Original Masters Series 475 8140}
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© 1953-67, 2006 Decca Music / Universal Music | 475 8140
Classical / Orchestral

Ernest Ansermet enthusiasts will be thrilled by the items chosen for inclusion in this six-disc set dedicated to the Swiss conductor with L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, the orchestra he founded and led. Many of them are first international CD releases – Haydn's Symphony No. 22, Beethoven's Symphony No. 4, and Sibelius' Symphony No. 4, along with nine others – while some of them are well-known and well-loved recordings from the conductor's huge catalog – Stravinsky's Pulcinella Suite, Ravel's Le tombeau de Couperin, and Honegger's Le roi David, along with 14 others.
Schubert - Piano Sonatas, Impromptus - Andras Schiff (2011) {9CD Set Decca 478 3018 rec 1990-1995}

Schubert - Piano Sonatas, Impromptus - Andras Schiff (2011) {9CD Set Decca 478 3018 rec 1990-1995}
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© 1990-95, 2011 Decca Music | 478 3018
Classical / Romantic / Piano

When András Schiff completed the recording of all of Schubert's piano sonatas in the 1990s, Decca released a box set containing all of the individual discs from the series. For this 2011 reissue, Decca goes one step further and includes Schiff's recordings of the Impromptus, the Moments musicaux, and several other shorter works. Schubert's music, along with that of Bach and Mozart, is one of the cornerstones upon which Schiff built his reputation as a thoughtful and intelligent performer. Anyone looking for a complete set of the Schubert sonatas could do much worse than to choose this one by one of the foremost Schubert interpreters of his generation.
Karajan & Vienna Philharmonic - The Legendary Decca Recordings (2008) {9CD Box Set Decca Music 478 0155}

Karajan & Vienna Philharmonic - The Legendary Decca Recordings (2008) {9CD Box Set Decca Music 478 0155}
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© 2008 Decca Music | 478 0155
Classical / Orchestral / Symphony

5 April 2008 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Herbert von Karajan, the legendary Austrian-born conductor who achieved a position of musical supremacy as director of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra that made him one of the most famous and celebrated conductors of the second half of the twentieth century. While the majority of his symphonic recordings were made for Deutsche Grammophon, von Karajan also recorded for Decca and EMI during the 1950s and 1960s. This set is reissued to mark this momentous anniversary and contains all of his orchestral recordings made with the Vienna Philharmonic for Decca during the late 1950s/early 1960s.
Sviatoslav Richter - Complete Decca, Philips & DG Recordings (2015) (51 CD Box Set)

Sviatoslav Richter - Complete Decca, Philips & DG Recordings (2015) (51 CD Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks+.cue, log) | Covers included | 11,4 Gb
Genre: Classical / Label: Decca

Many collectors would agree that Sviatoslav Richter was the greatest pianist of the 20th century. His enormous recorded legacy hides hundreds of treasures, many of which are included in this beautiful 51CD set. Released to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth (20th March 2015), the edition encompasses his complete Decca, Philips and DG recordings, including his Sofia Recital as well as his collaborations with Rostropovich, Karajan and Benjamin Britten.
Patsy Cline - Sweet Dreams: The Complete Decca Studio Masters (1960-63) {2CD Hip-O Select Limited Edition rel 2010}

Patsy Cline - Sweet Dreams: The Complete Decca Studio Masters (1960-63) {2CD Hip-O Select Limited Edition rel 2010}
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© 1960-63, 2010 Geffen / Hip-O Select / Universal | B0013793-02
Country / Country Pop / Nashville Sound / Country Boogie / Traditional Country / Rockabilly

Hip-O Select’s 2010 double-disc set Sweet Dreams: The Complete Decca Masters (1960-1963) gathers all of the 51 master takes Patsy Cline recorded with Owen Bradley after she left 4 Star Records for Decca in 1960, running right until her tragic death in 1963. This is the first time all these master takes have been issued in a complete set, which is hard to believe because they form the core of Cline’s legacy. Patsy had been recording frequently since 1954 when she first signed a deal with 4 Star, but the label’s president, Bill McCall, insisted that she only recorded songs for which he owned the publishing rights, a restrictive deal that resulted in only one hit, the classic career-making “Walkin’ After Midnight.”
Various Artists - 101 Mozart (2016) {6CD Box Set Decca 478 2963 rel 2011}

Various Artists - 101 Mozart (2016) {6CD Box Set Decca 478 2963 rel 2011}
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© 2011, 2016 Decca Music | 478 2963
Classical / Viennese School

This SIX CD collection of 101 favorite tracks is the perfect introduction to the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, one of the greatest and most popular composers of all time. With a running time of well over 7 ½ hours of music this box set provides unbeatable value for money. The comprehensive collection covers every aspect of this popular composers music best-loved arias from his operas and highlights from the sacred choral works rub shoulders with favorite moments from his symphonies, concertos, serenades, sonatas and chamber music. Includes recordings by some of the greatest exponents of this repertoire in the Decca catalogue, including artists such as Mitsuko Uchida, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Sir Colin Davis, Joshua Bell, Sir Neville Marriner and Sir Georg Solti.

Pierre Monteux - Decca Recordings (2016) (20 CD Box Set) FLAC  Music

Posted by murena at March 24, 2017
Pierre Monteux - Decca Recordings (2016) (20 CD Box Set) FLAC

Pierre Monteux - Decca Recordings (2016) (20 CD Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Image+.cue, log) | Covers included | 5,91 Gb
Genre: Classical / Label: Decca

Famously conducted the world premieres of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring and other prominent works including Petrushka, Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé, and Debussy's Jeux. Monteux was the principal conductor of the French repertoire at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
Quartetto Italiano - Complete Decca, Philips and DG Recordings (2015) (37 CD Box Set)

Quartetto Italiano - Complete Decca, Philips and DG Recordings (2015) (37 CD Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Image+.cue, log) | 9,51 Gb | Covers>75 mb
Genre: Classical / Label: Decca

This 37CD Box Set celebrates the artistic achievements of the Quartet by presenting their complete recordings on Decca, Philips and DG. Featured are the legendary Mozart, Beethoven and Brahms cycles as well as many other interpretations…