Jacqueline du Pré, Chicago SO, Daniel Barenboim – Dvořák: Cello Concerto & Silent Woods (1971) [Japan 2011]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 49:12 minutes | Basic Scans included | 1,97 GB
or FLAC 2.0 (converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/96 kHz | Basic Scans included | 1,05 GB
At a young age, cellist Jacqueline du Pre achieved mainstream popularity. She is regarded as one of the most distinctive cellists of the last half of the 20th century. Her career was cut short by a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis which stopped her performances at the age of 27. This release was recorded in November 1970 at the Medinah Temple in Chicago & contains Dvorak’s 3 movements: Allegro, Adagio ma non troppo & Finale: Allegro Moderato as well as the additional piece of music Silent Woods, Op. 68. This is a pure analogue tape recording re-mastered for SACD.
01. Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in B minor, B191 (Op.104): I. Allegro
02. Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in B minor, B191 (Op.104): II. Adagio ma non troppo
03. Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in B minor, B191 (Op.104): III. Finale (Allegro moderato)
04. Silent Woods B182 (Op.68/5)
Recorded on November 11, 1970 at Medinah Temple, Chicago, IL.
24bit/96kHz remastering made at Abbey Road in 2011 for Japanese SACD releases.
Jacqueline du Pré – cello
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Daniel Barenboim – Conductor