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Title : Saint-Saëns — Le Carnaval des Animaux
Artist : Martha Argerich, Nelson Freire, Gidon Kremer, Isabelle van Keulen, Tabear Zimmermann, Mischa Maisky, Elena Bashkova ….etc

Cat No :LP43109
Format : 2LP/Gatefold
Barcode : 8808678161090

● From the original masters of Universal Music
● Audiophile analogue mastering by Hans-Jörg Mauksch at Pauler Acoustics. /DMM
● Special 2 records version for enhanced sound reproduction.
● 180g audiophile virgin vinyl pressed by Pallas GmbH in Germany

Recorded : Munich, 4/1985 («Carnaval»); 4/1981 («Ferdinand», »Tier-Gebete«); Wien, 1/1987 (“Little Sad Sound”)
Artists and repertoire producer: Rupert Fäustle / Recording producer and balance engineer: Wil-helm Hellweg / Recording engineers: Roger de Schot, Onno Scholtze / Tape editors: Roger de Schot, Willem van Leeuwen

Everything is clear. Rhythms spring. Individuals get to leave their cherry bombs on the doorstep or to sing beauti-fully. Argerich and Freire, for example, outrageously mug up "Pianistes," rhythmically pulling the pianos ever more wildly out of sync, and then bringing them back together with a bang at the "coda." Irena Grafenauer's flute chirps merrily in "Volieres." Eduard Brunner on clarinet emits the cuckoo's cry from the middle of the deep woods. I've rarely heard it sound so lonely. Overall, the performance blends extremely high musicianship with kiddie rough-house. -

Saint-Saëns — Le Carnaval des Animaux

  • Details

    Side 1
    Le Carnaval Des Animaux / Camillie Saint-Saëns
    Side 2
    Ferdinand (For Speaker And Solo Violin) / Alan Ridout
    Side 3
    Tier-Gebete = Animal's Prayers (For Speaker And Piano) / Frieder Meschwitz
    Side 4
    Little Sad Sound / Alan Ridout
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