Archive | March, 2013

Kraftwerk – Autobahn

29 Mar

Kraftwerk - Autobahn DS243 front

Release: DS243

Source: Q8

Format: DVD-A/V  MLP/DTS/DD

Mahavishnu Orchestra – Between Nothingness & Eternity

27 Mar

Mahavishnu Orchestra - Between Nothingness & Eternity DS239f front

Release: DS239f

Source: SQ LP

Process: SQ/II

Format: DVD-A  MLP/DTS/DD

Pharoah Sanders – Black Unity

22 Mar

Pharoah Sanders - Black Unity  DS237f front

Release: DS237f

Source: QS CD

Process: QS*Final/II

Format: DVD-A/V  MLP/DTS/DD

Billy Joel – Piano Man

15 Mar

Billy Joel - Piano Man  DS235f front

Release: DS235f

Source: SQ LP

Process: SQ*Final/II

Format: DVD-A/V  MLP/DTS/DD

Pye 4D Quadraphonic Sampler – Various Artists

13 Mar
This was Pye’s first Quad release, a sampler that introduced some of the artists that were signed to the label in the early 1970’s. Expect more from this labels attempt to bring QS to the UK public.
Tracks:
Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep – John MacLeod and his Orchestra
Spinning Wheel – Dennis Lopez Latin Sound
It’s Too Late – Sounds Orchestral
Waltz From Serenade For Strings – Victor Silvester Strings
Danca Das Horas – Rogero’s Brazilian Brass
Oh You Pretty Things – City of Westminster Band
Raindrops Keep Faling On My Head – Ray Davies and the Button Down Brass
She’s Leaving Home – London Pops Orchestra
This Guy’s In Love – David Snell
Fantasia On Greensleeves – Geoffrey Brand and his Orchestra
Never On Sunday – Cyril Stapleton and his Orchestra
A House Is Not A Home – Tony Hatch and his Orchestra
LP rip & Cover scans: Malcolm Piper
Release: DS30f-2
Source: QS LP
Decode Process: QS*Final/II
Format: DVD-A/V – MLP/DTS/DD

Marilyn Mason – The Great Organ of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

12 Mar
This hard to find double album was a limited run released sometime in the mid 70’s, possibly as a fund-raiser

Thanks to: Paul Garfunkel & Stephen Disney

Organ: Marilyn Mason

Choir: National Shrine Men’s Chorus
Director: Joseph Michaud

Tracks:
Bach – Tocata & Fugue in D minor
Dupre – Deux Esquisses
Alain – Trois Danses
Bach – Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C
Van Der Horst – Etude de Concert
Le Clerc – Magnificat
Pergolesi – Sonata in F
Lidon – Sonata De I Tono Para Organo Trompetta Real

Release: DS27f-2

Source: SQ LP

Process: SQ*Final/II

Format: DVD-A/V – MLP/DTS/DD

Rodrigo – Concierto de Aranjuez

7 Mar

Withdrawn – being re-issued on the SACD-to-DVDA blog

 

Rodrigo – Concierto de Aranjuez, Villa Lobos – Concerto for Guitar and Small Orchestra

John Williams (Guitar), Daniel Barenboim & English Chamber Orchestra

Release: DS199f-2

Source: SQ CD

Process: SQ*Final/II

Format: DVD-A/V  MLP/DTS/DD

 

Vivaldi – The Four Seasons

5 Mar
Pinchas Zukerman and The English Chamber Orchestra recorded this superb reading of what must be Vivaldi’s most popular work, great in stereo but given real life in quad. Full marks to the recording and mixdown team for capturing this brilliant performance.
Release: DS18f-2
Source: SQ CD
Process: SQ*Final/II
Format: DVD-A/V  MLP/DTS/DD
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