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Johann Strauss: Waltzes

Wiener Symphoniker, Yakov Kreizberg

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Total Playing Time    62:57
"... warmly recommended." - Fanfare "... beautifully captured luxurious orchestral sound with resonance, an admirable sense of space ... these are beautifully played." - ClassicalCDReview.com "Four Stars ... PentaTone’s recording producer apparently worked in close association with Kreizberg to capture the infinite colours and dreamy, instrumental flavourings which grace the individual waltzes in this collection. So the snare drum, the bass drum, the zither (in the Vienna Woods), the oboes, the brass, the harp, the flute, the triangle and the cymbal each receive their allotted 15 minutes of musical fame and definition." - Audiophile Audition Yakov Kreizberg and the Wiener Symphoniker recorded this collection of Strauss waltzes in June 2004; the album has been highly widely-praised for Kreizberg's interpretations as well as its sonic qualities, described as "dreamy" by Audiophile Audition.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM and 2.8224 MHz DSD – PentaTone Studio Masters

Executive Producers: Yakov Kreizberg & Job Maarse Recording Producer: Job Maarse Balance Engineer: Erdo Groot Recording Engineer: Roger de Schot Editing: Elie Bellama, Nora Brandenburg Recorded at the Konzerthaus, Vienna, June 2004 Recording facility: Polyhymnia International BV Microphones: Schoeps MK 2, DPA 4006 & DPA 4011 with Polyhymnia microphone buffer electronics Microphone preamps: Custom build by Polyhymnia International BV and outputs directly connected to Meitner DSD AD converter DSD recording, editing and mixing: Pyramix Virtual Studio by Merging Technologies Monitored on B&W Nautilus loudspeakers Microphone, interconnect and loudspeaker cables by van den Hul

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