Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring / Stokowski: Bach Transcriptions (2013) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring / Stokowski: Bach Transcriptions (2013) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

The Philadelphia Orchestra & Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring / Stokowski: Bach Transcriptions (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 62:58 minutes | 1.06 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

Introducing the international debut Deutsche Grammophon orchestral album from leading French-Canadian conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the distinguished Philadelphia Orchestra. A powerful musical tribute to the mighty Leopold Stokowski (1882–1977), 35 years after his death, from the young conductor who now continues his legacy. Stokowski spent some of his most important and fruitful years in charge of the orchestra in Philadelphia, in a position that brought him some of his greatest accomplishments. Musical showmanship, free-thinking and a populist approach to contemporary music are characteristics of Stokowski’s distinguished conducting and recording career.

This new album focuses on Stravinsky’s daring, revolutionary and game-changing ballet score, The Rite of Spring – given its American premiere performance by Stokowski and his Philadelphia Orchestra, and a work that reaches its centenary milestone in 2013.

Plus a selection of popular Stokowski transcriptions, including the famous Toccata and Fugue in D minor (J. S. Bach), as heard in its Stokowski version in Disney’s classic Mickey Mouse movie, Fantasia.

"…its quality will put it at the top of the heap…Nézet-Séguin has a keen sense of contour, of well-judged peaks and valleys, as well as a coloristic precision that reveals the individual nature of each moment. Repeated listenings uncover new things…as much as Nézet-Séguin keeps excitement under control, he saves his most savage outburst the way one plays a trump card. The timpani eruption that ushers in "The Naming of the Chosen One" is perhaps the most emphatic on record. So great is the detail I wonder if the engineers change microphone placement for different parts of the piece. Whatever. Never in my dreams did I think such great recorded sound could be captured in Verizon Hall." (David Patrick Stearns, Philadelphia Inquirer)

Tracklist:
01. Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 1: L'Adoration de la Terre-Introduction
02. Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 1: L'Adoration de la Terre-The Augurs Of Spring: Dances Of The Young Girls
03. Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 1: L'Adoration de la Terre-Ritual Of Abduction
04. Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 1: L'Adoration de la Terre-Spring Rounds
05. Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 1: L'Adoration de la Terre-Ritual Of The Rival Tribes
06. Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 1: L'Adoration de la Terre-Procession Of The Sage
07. Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 1: L'Adoration de la Terre-The Sage
08. Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 1: L'Adoration de la Terre-Dance Of The Earth
09. Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 2: Le Sacrifice-Introduction (Largo)
10. Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 2: Le Sacrifice-Mystical Circles Of The Young Girls
11. Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 2: Le Sacrifice-Glorification Of The Chosen One
12. Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 2: Le Sacrifice-Evocation Of The Ancestors
13. Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 2: Le Sacrifice-Ritual Action Of The Ancestors
14. Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 2: Le Sacrifice-Sacrificial Dance (The Chosen One)
15. J.S. Bach: Toccata And Fugue In D Minor, BWV 565-Arranged By Leopold Stokowski
16. J.S. Bach: Fugue in G Minor, BWV 578 "The Little"-Arranged By Leopold Stokowski
17. J.S. Bach: Passacaglia And Fugue In C Minor, BWV 582-Arranged By Leopold Stokowski
18. Stravinsky: Pastorale-Arranged By Leopold Stokowski

Personnel:
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor

foobar2000 1.3.7 / Dynamic Range Meter 1.1.1
log date: 2018-02-28 13:12:12

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Analyzed: The Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick Nézet-Séguin / Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring - Stokowski: Bach Transcriptions (1-8)
Yannick Nézet-Séguin & The Philadelphia Orchestra / Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring - Stokowski: Bach Transcriptions (9-18)
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DR Peak RMS Duration Track
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DR15 -10.64 dB -31.77 dB 3:22 01-Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 1: L'Adoration de la Terre-Introduction
DR10 -27.53 dB -41.50 dB 0:25 07-Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 1: L'Adoration de la Terre-The Sage
DR16 -9.31 dB -31.48 dB 4:06 09-Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 2: Le Sacrifice-Introduction (Largo)
DR17 -0.84 dB -24.69 dB 3:11 10-Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 2: Le Sacrifice-Mystical Circles Of The Young Girls
DR14 -1.09 dB -22.79 dB 3:26 13-Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 2: Le Sacrifice-Ritual Action Of The Ancestors
DR11 -0.40 dB -15.76 dB 4:45 14-Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 2: Le Sacrifice-Sacrificial Dance (The Chosen One)
DR14 -0.51 dB -22.27 dB 3:55 16-J.S. Bach: Fugue in G Minor, BWV 578 "The Little"-Arranged By Leopold Stokowski
DR15 -0.03 dB -22.59 dB 12:42 17-J.S. Bach: Passacaglia And Fugue In C Minor, BWV 582-Arranged By Leopold Stokowski
DR15 -0.41 dB -21.74 dB 3:05 02-Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 1: L'Adoration de la Terre-The Augurs Of Spring: Dances Of The Young Girls
DR13 -0.79 dB -19.23 dB 1:17 03-Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 1: L'Adoration de la Terre-Ritual Of Abduction
DR14 -0.75 dB -20.78 dB 3:36 04-Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 1: L'Adoration de la Terre-Spring Rounds
DR12 -3.16 dB -18.95 dB 1:47 05-Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 1: L'Adoration de la Terre-Ritual Of The Rival Tribes
DR10 -0.69 dB -14.10 dB 0:40 06-Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 1: L'Adoration de la Terre-Procession Of The Sage
DR13 -0.75 dB -17.87 dB 1:14 08-Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 1: L'Adoration de la Terre-Dance Of The Earth
DR12 -0.79 dB -16.90 dB 1:31 11-Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 2: Le Sacrifice-Glorification Of The Chosen One
DR11 -0.78 dB -16.90 dB 0:44 12-Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps / Part 2: Le Sacrifice-Evocation Of The Ancestors
DR14 -0.18 dB -20.47 dB 10:07 15-J.S. Bach: Toccata And Fugue In D Minor, BWV 565-Arranged By Leopold Stokowski
DR12 -13.59 dB -28.56 dB 3:15 18-Stravinsky: Pastorale-Arranged By Leopold Stokowski
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Number of tracks: 18
Official DR value: DR13

Samplerate: 96000 Hz
Channels: 2
Bits per sample: 24
Bitrate: 2386 kbps
Codec: FLAC
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