23/06/2021

24-bit: Carl Schuricht / Paris Conservatoire - Schumann. Symphonies 2 & 3 + Overture, Scherzo, Finale - Decca 1952-4

Robert SchumannSymphony no.2 in C major, op.61
I: Sostenuto assai - Allegro ma non troppo  ~  II: Scherzo (Allegro vivace)  ~  III: Adagio espressivo  ~  IVAllegro molto vivace 

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Robert Schumann:  Symphony no.3 in E flat major, op.97   "Rhenish"
I
: Lebhaft  ~  II: Scherzo (Sehr massig)  ~  III: Nicht schnell  ~  IV: Feirlich  ~  V: Lebhaft 

Robert Schumann:  Overture, Scherzo & Finale, op.52
I
: Andante con moto - Allegro  ~  II: Scherzo (Vivo)  ~  III: Finale (Allegro molto vivace) 

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L'Orchestre de la Societe des Concerts du Conservatoire de Paris  conducted by  Carl Schuricht

Decca  ACL 236 
(LXT2745) 1964 matrices/pressing: ARL1307/8 - 2K.  Recorded: June 1952 - La Maison de la Mutualite, Paris
Decca  ACL 231  (LXT2985) 1964 matrices/pressing: ARL1701 -7K / ARL1700 -5K.   Recorded: June 1953 & June 1954 - (ditto). 

Symphony 3 dubbed +1dB then additionally normalized to -0.5dB peak to match. Symphony 2 much clearer than the original LXT..
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