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Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 "From the New World" - Symphonic Variations

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop

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"... full of warmth, moments of high drama and above all finely paced with a spontaneous forward flow ... the recording is outstanding in every way ..."
- The Penguin Guide to Recorded Classical Music

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Symphonic Variations, Op. 78
Antonín Dvořák; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
22:48
Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, B. 178 "From the New World"  
2
I. Adagio - Allegro molto
Antonín Dvořák; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
11:53
3
II. Largo
Antonín Dvořák; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
12:00
4
III. Molto vivace
Antonín Dvořák; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
7:06
5
IV. Allegro con fuoco
Antonín Dvořák; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
10:57
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    64:44
"Five Stars ... it is rare to be able to say that a performance forces one to listen to a work anew, but this is exactly what Alsop's reading achieves. Excellently recorded ... a superb issue all round."
- BBC Music Magazine

"... a wonderful disk ... Alsop makes the work much more cohesive that it normally sounds ... this performance is a triumph! The recording is very bright and clear, with a wide perspective on the full orchestra: it especially captures the brass beautifully. The balance is superb and the dynamic range huge ... an essential addition to any collection ..."
- MusicWeb International

"... (Alsop) makes it very much her own, with her fine Baltimore orchestra responding with an account full of warmth, moments of high drama and, above all, finely paced with a flowing, spontaneous feeling. What makes this doubly recommendable is the superb account of the Symphonic Variations, inspired but surprisingly neglected. The recording is outstanding in every way, well balanced and vivid in detail ...".
- Gramophone

This recording by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Marin Alsop is the first of three discs of Dvořák symphonies taken from live performances at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in June 2007. The most popular of all Dvořák’s works and considerd among the greatest symphonies ever composed, the Symphony No. 9 makes an immediate appeal by virtue of a seemingly inexhaustible flow of melody and sparkling orchestration. The programme is rounded out by the Symphonic Variations, one of the composer’s most beautifully crafted and beguiling works.
192 kHz / 24-bit*, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM and 2.8224 MHz*, 5.6448 MHz* DSD  – 2xHD - Naxos Studio Masters

Recorded in 96 kHz / 24-bit
*Mastered in PCM 192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit and DSD 5.6448 MHz, 2.8224 MHz

This album was mastered using our 2xHD proprietary system. In order to achieve the most accurate reproduction of the original recording we tailor our process specifically for each project, using a selection from our pool of state-of-the-art audiophile components and connectors. The process begins with a transfer to analog from the original 24bits/96kHz resolution master, using cutting edge D/A converters. The analog signal is then sent through a hi-end tube pre-amplifier before being recorded directly in DXD using the dCS905 A/D and the dCS Vivaldi Clock. All connections used in the process are made of OCC silver cable.
DSD and 192kHz/24Bit versions are separately generated, directly from the analog signal.

2xHD Mastering: René Laflamme
2xHD Executive Producer: André Perry

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