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¿Donde está la fecha de la remasterización?
Por favor. ¿Por qué HDTT no pone la fecha de la remasterización? ¿Tanto trabajo les cuesta). Interpreto que han colgado esta edición en 2020, a tenor de la fecha de los comentarios que me preceden, por nada más. Atentamente.
nice recording of Verdi's version of the Requiem
Controversial but grand...
I have other versions of this same recording. This performance has been controversial since inception because it is one of the longest versions on record, but for me the assets outweigh the liabilities. HDTT has been able to reproduce the original cover...which is unique among all versions since the original. This recording was released as part of RCA's (sadly) short-lived "Soria Series" where the packaging of each album was in linen with wonderful artwork and you felt like you were buying an heirloom immediately with the purchase. With this recording we only get a "picture" of that original look, but the Soria Series was unique in the history of the LP. Of course, the point is the music and the sound (sorry for the nostalgia trip). I recently discovered a switch in my Mac which turns on 24/96KHz sound and it immediately (and not subtly) improved the sound of my UHD audio downloads from this site (and elsewhere). So the famous Vienna strings play with no stridency whatsoever...and, somehow, the lower midrange seems more solid as well. The treasure in this set is really the young Leontyne Price and the sound of the Sofiensaal (which was responsible for the Solti Wagner Ring, as well). Thus I don't mind buying this as possibly the 6th version of the same recording. Thanks to HDTT for the Hi-Rez work they are doing (and with "classic" recordings of the past).
Verdi Requiem - Fritz Reiner and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Excellent interpretation and remastering.
Finally an excellent remastering of this famous Requiem
This recording is one of the best Requiems in my opinion, but Decca’s remastering does not do justice to it; this remastering places both the voices and orchestra right in front with a lot of detail.
Title: Verdi Messa da Requiem
Artist(s): Conductor – Fritz Reiner
Orchestra – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Bass Vocals – Giorgio Tozzi
Chorus – Society Of The Friends Of Music, Vienna
Mezzo-soprano Vocals – Rosalind Elias
Soprano Vocals – Leontyne Price
Tenor Vocals – Jussi Bjoerling
Recording Info: Transferred from 15ips 2-track tape
Producer: Erik Smith Engineer: James Brown
Recorded by Decca for RCA at Sofeinsaal, Vienna, May & June 1960
1 Requiem And Kyrie 12:03
2 Dies Irae Part 1 14:36
3 Dies Irae (Concluded) 25:07
4 Offertorium 11:59
5 Sanctus 2:45
6 Agnus Dei 5:33
7 Lux Aeterna 7:07
8 Libera Me 16:04
Total Time: 1:35:14