Myung-Whun Chung - Homage To Roma : Orchestra dell' Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia - 180g LP


Myung-Whun Chung - Homage To Roma : Orchestra dell' Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia - 180g LP

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Myung-Whun Chung - Homage To Roma : Orchestra dell' Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia - 180g LP
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Fone Records - LP061 - 180 Gram Virgin Vinyl - AAA 100% Analogue 

Pure Analogue Recording , Mastering & Cutting

Club 496 - Only 496 Copies Numbered Limited Edition - Pressed at Pallas 

AAA 100% Analogue This LP was Remastered using Pure Analogue Components Only, from the Master Tapes through to the Cutting Head

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Mendelssohn’s fourth symphony and Rossini’s overture to L’Italiana in Alegri are two warhorses of the first water and maybe you’ve already got a few in your stable. But these works are warhorses precisely because they’re both so musically rewarding, charming, and accessible, and Chung conducts them with verve and style. Giulio Cesare Ricci’s recording is stunningly lifelike, which is fitting, as it was taken from a March 1997 live concert in Rome. There’s only one caveat: this LP is issued as a limited edition of 491, but I’ve done a quick online check and found it’s still available. Grab a copy while you still can! - Audiophile
 
• 180g Virgin Vinyl
• Limited Edition
• Pure Analogue Recording & Cutting
• Cutting Machine wired by Signoricci
• One-Stage Pressing Process
• Heavy Quality Sleeves
• Signoricci Vinyl Printed in Germany
• Produced in only 496 copies
 
The orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia conducted by Myung-Whun Chung performing Gioacchino Rossini's The Italian Girl in Algiers, symphony and Felix Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4 in A major op.90 plus Andante con moto and Salterello. Presto.
 
Myung-Whun Chung conducts the Orchestra of Santa Cecilia National Academy promises a "Homage to Rome" the title of this plate from the house Fone - and that's for sure:
 
This record makes really want to Italy and the Eternal City. The result are the shots to "Omaggio a Roma" live in concert in 2750. 1997, when you say this in Rome and write anniversary of town foundation celebrated. Giulio Cesare Ricci, label boss at Fone could win for his project of a musical tribute one of Italy's best and most famous orchestras: the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. The Academy of Santa Cecilia is located since its founding in 1585 in Rome, and thus is not only one of the oldest music academies worldwide but also to the non-indispensable cultural institutions of the city - So who could be better suited to play a musical tribute to Rome? On panel of the Orchestra dell'Accademia is the South Korean pianist and conductor Myung-Whun Chung, who had only just begun at the time of shooting his post as musical director of the orchestra - since the founding of the orchestra, the first non-Italian in this function.
 
But it quickly becomes clear on this record: The music is it not a little less Italian. The tribute with Gioacchino Rossini's Overture will open "The Italian Girl in Algiers" by 1816. Anyone who knows this popular piece for his opera, knows that here equal to Initially, the dynamics of the recording will be put to the test: With soft, subdued pizzicato sounds the overture begins, meanders gently and slowly along - to be suddenly interrupted by a massive rich tutti chords of the whole orchestra in fortissimo. Even here is clear: sound engineer Giulio Cesare Ricci has once again taken to be correct. Not a hint of noise disturbs the pianissimo, the loud passages stand out strong effort, but remain clear and detailed. After the big bang at the beginning of Rossini crashes quickly in a fast-paced musical hunting, on the geographical poles of the Opera - North Africa and Italy . - vie colorfully together attuned In such a way to Italy, one need not set up for the work that denies the rest of the plate:
 
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy's "Italian Symphony" from 1832. The young composer wrote the work under the influence of a two-year educational journey to Rome Goethe's footsteps. With great feeling for subtleties Mendelssohn begins Italian moods and typical musical idioms of the country, from the lilting euphoria commencement of travel in the first set on the romantic-exuberant sensibility of the 2nd and 3rd sentence up to the folkloric hyped finale, which of the styles Italian folk dance "Saltarello" is written. Particularly exciting is always Mendelssohn's shrewd play with the traditional form of recommendations of the symphony, with him not only has a major set of three instead of the usual two themes, but even from the first to the last sentence almost secretly the key of D major to A- . Minor changes The Orchestra dell'Accademia playing in Akadmie-own concert hall before audibly enthusiastic audience, is magnificently placed from the first note; the humorous whims Rossini's youthful exuberance and Mendelssohn are Chungs energiegeladenem conducting even a trace rebellious and more radiant. Here, the music never loses in sheer showmanship, quite the contrary: as in the slow movement of the "Italian Symphony" the musicians create the 180-degree turn and put the listener from one second to the other in devotional emotion.
 
Perfect miked and pure recorded analog, mastered and edited by Signor Ricci this record is sounding absolutely first-ever league, as always with Fone album is strictly limited to 496 pieces and pressed into high-quality 180 g heavy Virgin vinyl. An Italian classical music festival in a class! Mastering by Giulio Cesare Ricci pure analog on his Ampex 2-track analog machine, even the one-stage section is realized purely analog
 
Musicians:
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Myung-Whun Chung, conductor

Selections

Side A:
Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868)

1. L'Italiana in Algeri, sinfonia

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Sinfonia n.4 in La maggiore op.90 ("Italiana")
2. Allegro vivace

Side B:
1. Andante con moto
2. Con moto moderato
3. Salterello Presto
 
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