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Richard Wagner: Das Rheingold conducted by Sir Georg Solti Richard Wagner

£99.99

Barcode: 28948526314

  • Format Vinyl 12" Box Set
  • Category: Classical
  • Released: 11th November 2022
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  • Description

    Richard Wagner: Das Rheingold conducted by Sir Georg Solti

    Commemorating the 25th anniversary of Sir Georg Solti’s passing


    “The Greatest Recording Of All Time”  - Now sounding better than ever before
    • Transferred and remastered in HD sound at 24bit / 192kHz from the original two-track stereo mastertapes
    • The first all-new transfer in over twenty-five years
    • The first-ever stereo production of Wagner’s Ring cycle, still considered the benchmark today
    “Here is the greatest achievement in gramophone history yet” - Gramophone in 1965. For many, it still is.

    ALL FOUR OPERAS IN THE CYCLE WILL BE RELEASED IN DELUXE VINYL EDITIONS:
    • Lacquers cut using half-speed mastering technique by Miles Showell, Abbey Road Studios
    • 180g heavyweight vinyl pressed at Optimal Media GmbH in Germany
    • Lavishly illustrated booklets featuring technical information on the new HD remaster and original recording techniques, introduction to each opera by Producer John Culshaw, synopses and libretti in English & German plus many original session photographs and rare facsimiles.

    “The greatest of all the achievements in the history of the gramophone record” - Gramophone Magazine

    “No one has bettered Solti’s Decca Ring in terms of sweep, scope, grandeur, dramatic immediacy, and sheer adrenalin” - Stereophile
     
    A note on Half-speed Mastering:
    Abbey Road’s world-renowned engineers have been cutting grooves into discs since the studios first opened their doors in 1931. This record was pressed from a master cut using a precision technique known as half-speed mastering. The procedure requires the source master and the cutting lathe to run at half speed on a specially adapted Neumann VMS-80 lathe. This rare and specialized technique transforms difficult to cut high-end frequencies into relatively easy to cut mid-range frequencies. The result is a cut with excellent high frequency response and very sold and stable stereo images. In short, half-speed mastering produces a master of the highest quality that enables the pressing plant to produce a superlative record. Miles Showell, Mastering Engineer, Abbey Road Studios
  • Track listing

    ⠀ Disc 1

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Vorspiel Various Performers
    Track 2 Weia! Waga! Various Performers
    Track 3 Hehe! Ihr Nicker Various Performers
    Track 4 Was Zankst Du, Alp? Various Performers
    Track 5 Wallala! Wallala! Lalaleia! Various Performers
    Track 6 Lugt, Schwestern!...Heiajaheia! Heiajaheia! Various Performers
    Track 7 Was Ist's, Ihr Glatten Various Performers
    Track 8 Der Welt Erber Gewann' Ich Zu Eiger Various Performers
    Track 9 Wotan, Gemahl! Erwache! Various Performers
    Track 10 Hilf Mir, Schwester! Various Performers
    Track 11 Sanft Schloss Schlaf Dein Aug' Various Performers
    Track 12 Goldne Apfel Various Performers
    Track 13 Loge Saumt Zu Lang...Zu Mir, Freia Various Performers
    Track 14 Wie? Welchen Handel Various Performers
    Track 15 Sieh, Welch Trugvollen Schelm Du Getraut Various Performers
    Track 16 Immer Ist Undank Various Performers

    ⠀ Disc 2

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Umsonst Sucht' Ich Various Performers
    Track 2 Torg Bist Due Various Performers
    Track 3 Glaub' Mir, Mehr Als Freia...Hor', Wotan Various Performers
    Track 4 Uber Stock Und Stein Zu Tal...Trugt Mich Ein Nebel?...Jetzt Fand Ich's Various Performers
    Track 5 Wotan, Gemahl! Unsel'ger Mann Various Performers
    Track 6 Hehe! Hehe! Various Performers
    Track 7 Nibelheim Hier Various Performers
    Track 8 Wer Halfe Mir!...Mit Arger List...Sorglose Schmiede...Mich Arnsten...Ach! Der Das Werk Ich Wirkte Various Performers
    Track 9 Hieher! Dorthin!...He! Wer Ist Dort? Various Performers
    Track 10 Was Wollt Ihr Hier? Various Performers
    Track 11 Die in Linder Lufter Weh'n Various Performers
    Track 12 Wen Doch Fasste Nicht Wunder Various Performers
    Track 13 Der Listigste Dunkt Sich Loge Various Performers
    Track 14 Vieles Sah Ich Various Performers
    Track 15 Da, Vetter, Sitze Du Fest Various Performers
    Track 16 O Schandliche Schmach Various Performers

    ⠀ Disc 3

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Gezahlt Hab' Ich Various Performers
    Track 2 Dein Eigen Nennst Du Den Ring? Various Performers
    Track 3 Schmahliche Tucke Various Performers
    Track 4 Bin Ich Nun Frei Various Performers
    Track 5 Sie Kehrten Zuruck Various Performers
    Track 6 Auf Riesenheims Ragender Mark Various Performers
    Track 7 Weiche, Wotan! Weiche!...Wie Alles War, Weiss Ich Various Performers
    Track 8 Geheimnisshehr Hallt Mir Den Wort Various Performers
    Track 9 Hort, Ihr Riesen! Zuruck Und Harret: Das Gold Wird Euch Gegeben Various Performers
    Track 10 Schwules Gedunst...Heda! Heda! Hedo! Various Performers
    Track 11 Abendlich Strahlt Der Sonne Auge Various Performers
    Track 12 Rheingold! Rheingold! Reines Gold! Various Performers
  • Product Details

    No. of discs 3 disc(s)
    Format Vinyl / 12" Album Box Set
    Label Decca Classics
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