Eiji Oue - Mephisto & Co.


Reference Recordings



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AREF 2510
UPC: 030911251017
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45 RPM Vinyl Record

No. of Discs: 2
Note: 200 Gram

45 RPM  

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Gatefold double LP cut at 45 RPM

One of Reference Recordings' all-time favorites, available for first time on vinyl!

Plating and 200-gram vinyl pressing by Quality Record Pressings!

Original 1998 CD release included on The Absolute Sound's Super Disc List

"If you must, get the CD and then play it against this double 45 for your vinyl-doubting pals. Not sure if this was originally on analog tape or high resolution (176/24) digital but whatever was the source the sound is stunning." — Music = 11/11; Sound = 11/11 — Michael Fremer, AnalogPlanet.com. Read the whole review here.

"Enjoy equally sensational sonics in a disc of daemonic influences, including Liszt's serious Mephisto Waltz and Dukas's comic masterpiece The Sorcerer's Apprentice. Oue is a born showman, and the orchestra is certainly willing – the dramatic ending to Franck's Le Chausseur Maudit packed full of virtuosity, while the brass is superb in Malcolm Arnold's Tam O'Shanter." -- David Denton, The Yorkshire Post  Performance 4 Stars, Recording 4 Stars

Ghosts, goblins, Merlins and demons run amok in this program of internal orchestral favorites! Eiji Oue and the Minnesota Orchestra light a fire under these colorful symphonic poems, captured in dazzling HDCD sound by by Grammy-winning engineer and audiophile legend Keith O. Johnson. An explosive orchestral tour de force!



Ratings from Michael Fremer @ AnalogPlanet.com

Minnesota Orchestra
Eiji Oue, conductor
Jorja Fleezanis, violin solos

Side 1
Liszt: Mephisto Waltz #1
Saint-Saens: Danse macabre
Jorja Fleezanis, violin

Side 2
Liadov: Baba Yaga
Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain

Side 3
Arnold: Tam O’Shanter
Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Side 4
Franck: The Accursed Huntsman
J. Strauss: Lucifer Polka

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