℗ 2015 2xHD - Naxos
 

Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 "From the New World" - Symphonic Variations

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop

Available in 192 kHz / 24-bit*, 96 kHz / 24-bit, AIFF, FLAC and 5.6448 MHz*, 2.8224 MHz* DSD / DSF high-resolution audio formats

"... full of warmth, moments of high drama and above all finely paced with a spontaneous forward flow ... the recording is outstanding in every way ..."
- The Penguin Guide to Recorded Classical Music

  • Select Format
    • AIFF 192.0 kHz | 24-bit
    • AIFF 96.0 kHz | 24-bit
    • FLAC 192.0 kHz | 24-bit
    • FLAC 96.0 kHz | 24-bit
    • DSF 5.6448 MHz DSD
    • DSF 2.8224 MHz DSD
Add to cart
discounted price
 
1
Symphonic Variations, Op. 78
Antonín Dvořák; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
22:48
Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, B. 178 "From the New World"  
2
I. Adagio - Allegro molto
Antonín Dvořák; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
11:53
3
II. Largo
Antonín Dvořák; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
12:00
4
III. Molto vivace
Antonín Dvořák; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
7:06
5
IV. Allegro con fuoco
Antonín Dvořák; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
10:57
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    64:44
"Five Stars ... it is rare to be able to say that a performance forces one to listen to a work anew, but this is exactly what Alsop's reading achieves. Excellently recorded ... a superb issue all round."
- BBC Music Magazine

"... a wonderful disk ... Alsop makes the work much more cohesive that it normally sounds ... this performance is a triumph! The recording is very bright and clear, with a wide perspective on the full orchestra: it especially captures the brass beautifully. The balance is superb and the dynamic range huge ... an essential addition to any collection ..."
- MusicWeb International

"... (Alsop) makes it very much her own, with her fine Baltimore orchestra responding with an account full of warmth, moments of high drama and, above all, finely paced with a flowing, spontaneous feeling. What makes this doubly recommendable is the superb account of the Symphonic Variations, inspired but surprisingly neglected. The recording is outstanding in every way, well balanced and vivid in detail ...".
- Gramophone

This recording by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Marin Alsop is the first of three discs of Dvořák symphonies taken from live performances at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in June 2007. The most popular of all Dvořák’s works and considerd among the greatest symphonies ever composed, the Symphony No. 9 makes an immediate appeal by virtue of a seemingly inexhaustible flow of melody and sparkling orchestration. The programme is rounded out by the Symphonic Variations, one of the composer’s most beautifully crafted and beguiling works.
192 kHz / 24-bit*, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM and 2.8224 MHz*, 5.6448 MHz* DSD  – 2xHD - Naxos Studio Masters

Recorded in 96 kHz / 24-bit
*Mastered in PCM 192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit and DSD 5.6448 MHz, 2.8224 MHz

This album was mastered using our 2xHD proprietary system. In order to achieve the most accurate reproduction of the original recording we tailor our process specifically for each project, using a selection from our pool of state-of-the-art audiophile components and connectors. The process begins with a transfer to analog from the original 24bits/96kHz resolution master, using cutting edge D/A converters. The analog signal is then sent through a hi-end tube pre-amplifier before being recorded directly in DXD using the dCS905 A/D and the dCS Vivaldi Clock. All connections used in the process are made of OCC silver cable.
DSD and 192kHz/24Bit versions are separately generated, directly from the analog signal.

2xHD Mastering: René Laflamme
2xHD Executive Producer: André Perry

For Your Consideration | More ▸

Music of Tribute, Vol. 8: Schnittke And His Ghosts Angelina Gadeliya
96
Kate Moore: Stories for Ocean Shells Ashley Bathgate
88.2
Qunihico Hashimoto: Symphony No. 2 - Three Wasan - Scherzo con sentimento Akiya Fukushima; Tokyo Geidai Philharmonia; Takuo Yuasa
96
Messiaen: Des canyons aux étoiles (Live) Andrew Barclay; Erika Öhman; John Ryan; Tzimon Barto; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Christoph Eschenbach
96
P.E. Lange-Müller: Once Upon A Time... Aalborg Symphony Orchestra; Moshe Atzmon
44.1
Brahms: The Hungarian Connection Andreas Ottensamer
96
Great European Organs, Vol. 98 Anthony Hammond
44.1
Carnevale 1729 Ann Hallenberg; il pomo d'oro; Stefano Montanari
88.2
Tchaikovsky: Iolanta (Live) Anna Netrebko; Sergey Skorokhodov; Alexey Markov; Vitalij Kowaljow; Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra; Emmanuel Villaume
48
Dvořák Alisa Weilerstein; Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Jiří Bělohlávek
96
Phantasia Aarón Zapico
44.1
Purcell: Theatre Music, Vol. 2: The Married Beau - The Old Bachelor - Sir Anthony Love - The Spanish Friar - Aureng-Zebe Aradia Ensemble; Kevin Mallon; Johane Ansell; Jason Nedecky
96
Alan Beeler: Vocal Music Aliana de la Guardia; Karolina Rojahn; Brian Church; Eric Christopher Perry; Târgu Mureş State Philharmonic Choir; Târgu Mureş State Philharmonic Orchestra; Ovidiu Marinescu; Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra; Jiří Petrdlík; Petr Vronský
44.1
LA Collection: Bach: Cantates Andreas Scholl; Christophe Coin; Leipzig Concerto Vocale; Limoges Baroque Ensemble
44.1
Klaviertrios: von L. v. Beethoven - K. Armstrong - J. Haydn - F. Liszt (Movimentos Edition) Andrej Bielow; Adrian Brendel; Kit Armstrong
44.1

Offers & New Releases

exclusive benefits for mailing list members

Subscribe Now

What is High-Resolution Audio?

High-resolution audio offers the highest-fidelity available, far surpassing the sound quality of traditional CDs. When you listen to music on a CD or tracks purchased via consumer services such as iTunes, you are hearing a low-resolution version of what was actually recorded and mastered in the studio. ProStudioMasters offers the original studio masters — exactly as the artist, producers and sound engineers mastered them — for download, directly to you.

What do I need for playback?

You may need additional software / hardware to take full advantage of the higher 24-bit high-res audio formats, but any music lover that has heard 16-bit vs 24-bit will tell you it's worth it!

Software for Mac OS X

Software for Windows

Hardware Suggestions