Various Artists - Organ Great Classics



Total download size: 3.9 GB Total play length: 1:39:55
Cover art and liner notes included

A treasure of organ masterpieces by Bach, Gigout, Liszt, Widor, Messiaen and Pachelbel played by master organists Anthony Newman, Gaston Arel, Raymond Daveluy and Bernard Lagacé recorded in the 1960s and ‘70s.


TECHNICAL INFORMATION:
 
For the 2xHD transfer of this recording, the original 1/4”, 15 ips NAB master tapes were played on a Nagra-T?modified?with?high-end?tube playback electronics, wired with OCC?silver cable from the playback head direct to a Telefunken EF806 tube. The Nagra T has one of the best transports ever made, having four direct drive motors, two pinch rollers and?a?tape tension head.  
An analog transfer to DSD256 (11.2mHz) was done using Merging Horus/Hapi A\D converter and a dCS Vivaldi clock.Each format (96kHz, 192kHz, DSD2.8mHz and DSD5.6mHz) was created from that transfer.

Each high-res sampling and A & B comparisons were made with the original LP, using the KRONOS turntable with a BLACK BEAUTY tone arm.



Das Orgelbüchlein, BWV 599-644: O Mensch, bewein dein Sunde gross, BWV 622
6 Chorale Preludes Schübler-Chorales: 6 Schubler Chorales, BWV 645-650: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645
10 Pieces for Organ: Toccata in B Minor
Fantasy and Fugue on the Chorale Ad nos, ad salutarem undam by G. Meyerbeer, S259/R380
Organ Symphony No. 5 in F Minor, Op. 42, No. 1: V. Toccata
Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565
Livre d'orgue: No. 4. Chants d'oiseaux (Birdsongs)
Livre d'orgue: No. 1. Reprises par interversion (Reprises by inversion)
Hexachordum Apollinis: Aria Sebaldina in F Minor (POP 6)
Chaconne No. 6 in F Minor
Toccata
Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C Major, BWV 564: Adagio
Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C Major, BWV 564: Fugue
Partite diverse sopra Sei gegrusset, Jesu gutig, BWV 768

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