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1 Nov 2014

24/96: Clemens Krauss / Vienna Philharmonic - Richard Strauss. Don Juan / Till Eulenspiegel - Decca 1950

Richard Strauss:  "Till Eulenspiegel's Lustige Streiche", op.28
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Richard Strauss:   "Don Juan", op.20    
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Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra  conducted by  Clemens Krauss 
Decca  ACL 16  (LXT 2549) 1959 pressing/c.1958 matrices: ARL 409 -7DR / ARL 410 -7DR   Recorded: 16 June 1950 - Musikvereinsaal, Vienna.
The original LXT transfer is very nice ('creamy') - but this has more clarity, albeit slightly overbright (a c.1955 transfer is in-between) and without some noticeable 'hum'.     2011 RMCR Chit-chat re Rose's version      LXT 2549 sleeve-note   >>>
 


5 comments:

  1. Thx for that post.......The cover is amazing as well !!!!

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  2. You know you can always take the thanks as read, but I'll add them anyway.
    Andrew Smith

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  3. As it happens, I think not. I'm sure I've never heard these in any format. I do have Aus Italien in storage, but don't let me stop you...
    Andrew

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    1. Herr Strauss' Maus Italien (only have the ACL of that).
      The later Krauss/R.Strauss have somewhat Gloopy LP sound, so am not really tempted - though the ACL of Furtwangler's Franck Symphony is very good sound-wise (maybe he told the Decca Engineers where they could go and stick their microphones...)

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  4. This may be the Golden Age of Triangle-recording though...

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