Analogue Productions - CAPC 2285 SA - Hybrid SACD Stereo
Mastered By Willem Makee - RCA LSC-2285
Limited Edition - Hybrid SACD Plays on All CD Players
RCA Living Stereo classical LPs the gold standard for top quality orchestral performance and sound
ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES
We use the Original Tapes and work with only the Best Mastering Studios
Mastered by Willem Makee
RCA Living Stereo classical LPs - the gold standard for top quality orchestral performance and sound!
Anatole Fistoulari conducts the Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden performing Sir William Walton's Façade and Charles Alexandre Lecocq's Mamzelle Angot. Working with the Royal Ballet Orchestra in Covent Garden under Fistoulari, engineer Ken Cross and producer Michael Williamson created another Decca/RCA masterpiece. It's hard to know where to begin with a record this good. The top — the high end — of this recording is simply as well recorded as any RCA there is.
Undeniable transparency, snap, detail and body on cymbals, bells and woodblocks. The same virtues, along with the added virtue of harmonic richness extends into the midrange. Strings are sweet, diaphanous, transparent and a bit bright, without being irritating. Brass and woodwinds — which in this piece carry much of the thematic load — are particularly well reproduced.
Recorded in Walthamstow Assembly Hall
Producer: Michael Williamson
Engineer: Ken Cross
Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden
Anatole Fistoulari, conductor
William Walton (1902-1983)
Tango - Pasodoble
Swiss Yodelling Song
Old Sir Faulk
Charles Lecocq (1832-1918)
Act I: No. 3–Mazurka; No. 5–Tempo di Marcia
Act II: No. 8–Tempo di Gavotte; No. 11
Act III: No. 13–Finale